Category Archives: Play

Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 25-29

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). Tour the plant collections, visit the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 31 – April 4

Monday – Get a dose of nature and history in one fell swoop AND enjoy a nice spring day (we hope!) at Roosevelt Island. Hike the easy trails, look out for wildlife, and explore the Memorial Plaza to learn about … Continue reading

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Hang Out at Hains Point

With the mercury rising (this week, anyway), it seemed like a good time to highlight an outdoor locale. Hains Point is one I keep in my back pocket for days when we just want to hang outside and let the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 13-17

Monday – While it’s still warmish (compared to last week, anyway), take the kids to play amid the lovely wooded setting of Cabin John Regional Park. They can climb, swing, jump, slide, and run on the sprawling Adventure Playland. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 16-20

Monday: Head to the big train station to check out the little trains. Union Station’s annual Holiday Train Show is back in the Main Hall, featuring 3 G-Scale LGB Steam Locomotives running on 200 feet of track, a mountain landscape … Continue reading

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