Category Archives: Park

The Weekend Round-Up: September 4-7

Labor Day weekend may be the unofficial end of summer, but it’s also a time of some fantastic special events. Enjoy loads of reading-related activities at the National Book Festival, hear the blues in Rock Creek Park, check out a … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 31 – September 4

Monday – Visit the Washington National Cathedral, one of DC’s most iconic attractions. Both guided and self-guided tours are available, and there are lots of features like stained glass, gargoyles, and wrought iron animals that children will find especially interesting. … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: August 28-30

Celebrate the completion of the first week of school or savor the last of summer break with these recs for fun with the kids. And for even more ideas, check out the long list of indoor activities and big compilation … Continue reading

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Dig the Recreation at Purse State Park

You’ve got to love when a recommendation for a great adventure comes straight from an expert. I also appreciate when friends think of KFDC upon finding out about cool places to explore. Those two things combined are exactly what what … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 24-28

Monday – Observe the 201st anniversary of the Burning of Washington at a locale connected to the event: Fort Washington Park. Kids (and adults!) will enjoy seeing the cannons and other historic sights within the grounds. Hours are 8am – … Continue reading

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