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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 9-13

Monday – Spend some time outdoors at the National Arboretum. Go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, romp in open green spaces and at the old Capitol columns…so many ways to enjoy one of the … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: May 6-8

A fantastic mix of events and activities will brighten things up around here…along with sunshine (fingers crossed!) just in time for the special day. Happy Weekend! And a Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms! Flower Mart Where: National Cathedral … Continue reading

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Experience 18th-Century Living History at Claude Moore Colonial Farm

It’s one thing to learn about the past through books, at a museum, or a visit to a historic site. It’s something else entirely to engage with history in an immersive way that makes you feel as if you’ve been … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 2-6

Monday – Experiment with hands-on fun at the Children’s Science Center Lab at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax. Kids of all ages can explore a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging interactive exhibits and … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 29 – May 1

Racing toy ducks, bluegrass and jazz music, French flair, college and carousel celebrations, the arts, science, history, and so much more can be part of your weekend experience. And for activities beyond the round-up, browse the big list of indoor … Continue reading

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