Category Archives: Nature

The Weekend Round-Up: July 11-13

A mud run, museum programs, celebrations of French and Irish cultures, archaeology appreciation, live entertainment, and plenty of summertime fun make the recs in this round-up. And the Everyday Play list, full of mainstay DC ideas, is always a good … Continue reading

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Take a Hike at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

We love Great Falls Park, but we also know from experience that on a nice weekend day, chances are it’s going to be pretty crowded. So, we often seek out alternatives in that area if we want a similar hiking … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: July 7-11

Monday – Deliver on fun at the National Postal Museum, where they just debuted a brand new exhibit. “Behind the Badge” showcases the work of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, one of the nation’s oldest federal law-enforcement agencies. The exhibit … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: July 4-6

Whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate the 4th or just enjoy the city over the long holiday weekend, you’ve got lots of options. And it looks like we’ll have a respite from the heat, humidity, and storms, so be … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 30 – July 4

Monday – Play it cool at a spraypark! The Palisades Playground includes a wet area with a water slide, sprinklers, and get rave reviews. And the dry area sounds super fun, too. Hours are 10am – 7pm. Admission is free. … Continue reading

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