Category Archives: Educational

What’s Open Today – Quick Update!

Is cabin fever setting in? Are ready to do something that doesn’t involve snow? Here’s a quick update on some places open today, Tuesday, January 26, where you can get out for some indoor fun with the kiddos. Smithsonian Museums: … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 25-29

[Note: Regular hours should resume at most places by Tuesday, January 26, but in these post-storm situations, I always recommend calling ahead to confirm. Also, I'm still accepting submissions for the KFDC Blizzard of 2016 Photo Contest -- enter your … Continue reading

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Free “Books From Birth” for DC Children

Thanks to a proposal last year from Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen, the DC Public Library is launching Books from Birth to help foster early childhood literacy. All children enrolled in the program will receive a new book by mail … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 19-22

Tuesday – Feel like you’re outdoors in the comfort of pleasant temps at the U.S. Botanic Garden. Walk amid tropical rainforest, desert, and woodland flora (without requiring a hat and gloves) and stop in the “Plants in Culture” exhibit, where … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: January 15-18

The holiday weekend means extra time for fun with the kids, and there are so many great ways to take advantage. Join an MLK-inspired event, get your game on at the art museum, catch a glimpse of a Zoo celeb, … Continue reading

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