Category Archives: Educational

The Weekend Round-Up: November 1-2

It’s no trick when I say you’re in for some treats this weekend, and not just the sugary kind that’ll have our kids bouncing off walls tonight! With Halloween-themed fun, autumn celebrations, live entertainment, Day of the Dead, special museum … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 27-31

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play in the Children’s Garden, and enjoy a nice fall day outdoors at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. The park is open sunrise to sunset, the Visitor Center 9am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: October 25-26

Get some early use out of the Halloween costumes, enjoy a variety of live entertainment, celebrate the season, support local schools, pop in for a special museum program, and even more — all in the name of fun. And don’t … Continue reading

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Activity Rocket: Your One-Stop Shop for Classes and Camps

You can find a lot of great things to do with the kiddos here on my blog (I hope, anyway!), but what I don’t cover very comprehensively are classes and camps. There are just so many options in the area, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 20-24

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). Tour the plant collections, check out the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at … Continue reading

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