Category Archives: DC

The BFG Marks a Giant Leap in DC Children’s Theatre

Have you heard the big news? The BFG, the beloved Roald Dahl book, has been brought to life for the stage and will be at The National Theatre through July 25. Owen and I saw a performance this past weekend, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 20-24

Monday – Spend the hot day inside a cool (literally and figuratively) museum! Head to Chantilly for Air & Space exploration beyond the National Mall. The Steven F. Udvar Hazy Center showcases even more fascinating artifacts of flight than DC … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 17-19

We’re right about at mid-summer break, a great reminder to make the most of the season — and all of these events and activities will help you do just that! The Everyday Play page, a list of ongoing things to … Continue reading

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Tennis, Anyone? Get into the Swing of it with PlayYourCourt

When you grow up in South Florida like I did, chances are you’re going to play some tennis. In my case, some was actually a lot — I started young and played competitively through high school, taught at a tennis … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 13-17

Monday – Hit the BEACH at the National Building Museum. Surely you’ve heard about the outrageously fun interactive installation by now. But in case you haven’t, it’s the must-do in DC this summer. Hours are 10am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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