Category Archives: Nature

Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 25-29

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play, and relax at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria. Be sure to stop in the Horticultural Center and ask about the kids’ scavenger hunt to add some extra fun to the outing. Hours … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 23-24

Spring is in full swing, and there are so many great ways to make the most of it. Celebrate Earth Day, experience some fairy magic, go all aboard with Thomas, bring your pooch to the farm, be a guest at … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 18-22

Monday – Play, picnic, and enjoy the surrounding scenery at Hains Point. Drive all the way down, almost to the tip, to reach the playgrounds. They’re set amid a large grassy area with picnic tables and bathrooms right there, too. … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: April 16-17

Seasonal celebrations, educational festivals, live entertainment, outdoor adventures, and much more… these fabulous spring days will be bursting with fun — and this round-up has details on all of it. Happy Weekend! USA Science & Engineering Expo Where: Walter E. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 11-15

Monday – Get a nature fix indoors at Watkins Nature Center. There, you can see and learn about birds, reptiles, and other creatures that inhabit the surrounding area. If weather permits, head over to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground to … Continue reading

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