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The Weekend Round-Up: February 28 – March 1

From awesome museum programs to fantastic live entertainment (and a lots of fun in between, both special and everyday), you’ve got your pick of family activities over the next few days. Happy Weekend! Discover Engineering Family Day Where: National Building … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: February 23-27

Monday – Take the money tour at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It’s a perfect outing for DCPS kids off from school, since programs are only offered on weekdays. This post has all the background and details you need … Continue reading

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Explore the Woods and Wetlands at Huntley Meadows Park

I’m a big proponent for getting outdoors no matter the time of year, and when it’s a sunny, 60+ degree day during the winter, well, that’s a no-brainer. The recent spate of warmish weather around Christmas was a perfect case-in-point, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 29 – January 2

Monday – Keep the holiday spirit going at a performance of Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol, on stage at Adventure Theatre through January 1. Showtimes are 11am and 2pm. Tickets are $19. Tuesday – Make your mark at the National Archives … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 8-12

Monday – Show the kiddos relics from the nation’s past and even some from your childhood at the National Museum of American History, where collections include some of the best toys and games of the old days. Other fun exhibits … Continue reading

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