Category Archives: Nature

Beach Fun & Fossil Hunting at Flag Ponds Nature Park

We had an incredibly busy spring. Between multiple sports, ballet, the school play, and other random commitments, it seemed like someone always needed to be somewhere — practices, games, lessons, rehearsals — and our “chill” time was rather limited. So, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 22-26

Monday – Jump in to summer fun at a public pool, which are now open daily! Even better, they’re free (or a small fee if you’re not a resident of the District or county where it’s located). Check out the … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: June 19-21

Crank up the Alice Cooper, because schooool’s out for summer! And just in time for the season’s official start. Add Father’s Day into the mix, and you’ve got some great reasons to celebrate. This round-up of area events and activities … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: June 5-7

There’s a lot to celebrate this first weekend of June, with big annual events showcasing everything from local communities to children and the arts to trucks to trails to jazz to green living. Or, just revel in the days off … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 1-5

Monday – Go for Story Time at the National Postal Museum, the monthly program that includes a book reading, plus other activities for little ones in the museum’s education space. Stay after to explore the rest of the museum — … Continue reading

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