Category Archives: Outdoor

Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 20-23

Tuesday – With relatively warmer temps on the way, plan for some outdoor and indoor time at Potomac Overlook Park in Arlington. Hike the short trails and let the kids romp on the playground, then visit the nature center where … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: January 17-19

As we head into the weekend, I’ve got another special shout-out for a birthday honoree — and I’m not talking about MLK. My baby boy, the big kid pictured right above, whose chubby 2-year-old face also lights up the banner … Continue reading

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Ways to Celebrate MLK Day 2015

Special events and activities to honor and celebrate MLK will be happening throughout the coming weekend. If you’re looking for ways to observe the holiday with the kids, here are some ideas. Day of Service Where: Various locations When: Monday … Continue reading

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The Weekend: January 2-4

This first weekend of 2015 is a lot like the last of 2014, still some holiday events going on and more than plenty to do around town, but not too many special one-time happenings. So, again, here are some go-to … 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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