Category Archives: Monuments & Memorials

Make Some Family Plans for the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival

With the National Park Service’s recent announcement of the predicted cherry blossom peak (March 31 – April 3) and the Capital Weather Gang’s declaration that winter is over and spring is on, it’s time to talk celebration. And the National … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 3-5

Independence Day celebrations are the main events, and there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the holiday weekend — live entertainment, seasonal fun, an indoor “beach,” baseball, butterflies, and the Women’s World Cup on the big screen (go, USA!) … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: May 22-25

Whether you seek events that honor those who have served and sacrificed for our nation, are ready to get the summer fun started, or just want to enjoy some quality time with the kids over the holiday weekend, this round-up … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 11-12

Spring break for DC students is starting on a peak note! The cherry trees are blooming, sunshine will be abundant, and there are some fantastic events going on to savor it all. Find details below and even more ideas in … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: January 17-19

As we head into the weekend, I’ve got another special shout-out for a birthday honoree — and I’m not talking about MLK. My baby boy, the big kid pictured right above, whose chubby 2-year-old face also lights up the banner … Continue reading

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