Category Archives: Monuments & Memorials

Where to Observe Veterans Day & Other Ways to Spend the Day off from School

Looking for things to do on Veterans Day? Whether you want to pay tribute to those who have served or are looking for ways to keep the kids entertained on the day off from school, these suggestions should have you … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 24-25

And just like that summer break is nearly over (for us, anyway). But there’s still time to savor the all the fun that comes with this time of year… and then some. This round-up has details, and don’t forget to … Continue reading

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Riding Along with Bike Camp to Arlington National Cemetery

For the last couple of summers, Owen has spent a few weeks attending a biking camp based here on Capitol Hill. Kids learn about cycling safety and the rules of the road, then they get to apply them as they … Continue reading

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Come Fourth and Celebrate

From fireworks on the National Mall and concerts at the Capitol to special events at George Washington’s house and the home of the Declaration of Independence to neighborhood parades and ballpark fun…and even more (whew!), you’ve got your pick of … Continue reading

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The 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

I think the late end to the school year has thrown off my mental calendar, because until I happened upon the clusters of white tents and construction of several interesting wooden structures on the National Mall yesterday, I completely forgot … Continue reading

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