Category Archives: Animals

The Weekend Round-Up: August 5-7

This new batch of events and activities contains all kinds of awesome. But if you want even more ideas for family fun, check out the Everyday Play page, too. Happy Weekend! Harry Potter Symphony Where: Strathmore When: Friday, 8pm Tickets: … Continue reading

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Plan for the 2016 County Fair Season

Where do you get carnival rides and games, farm animals, the junk food gamut, live entertainment, pony rides, piglet races, and wares for sale all in once place? The County Fair. And the season for them is about to begin. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 1-5

Monday – Visit the National Museum of American History to check out the collections and enjoy some interactive fun. Show the kiddos relics from the nation’s past through all kinds of interesting exhibits, including the Innovation Wing where they can … Continue reading

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Walk in the Woods at Woodend Nature Sanctuary

The second week of summer break was Sasha’s week. Owen had just left for his first sleep away camp adventure (a whole wonderful experience I’ll hopefully touch on more sometime), and I wanted to have a week of quality time … Continue reading

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Explore Chesapeake Bay Heritage and History at the Calvert Marine Museum

Last fall, when we went on a fossil hunting excursion with Ruddy Duck Adventures, one of the stops on our all-day outing was the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, MD. It was perfect for that tour, and a trip there … Continue reading

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