Category Archives: Play

The Weekend Round-Up: June 24-26

Summer break just got more official. Not only are all of the kids in the area finally finishing up the school year, it’s also the first weekend of the season calendar-wise. And on a personal note, it’s really kicking in … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 25-29

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play, and relax at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria. Be sure to stop in the Horticultural Center and ask about the kids’ scavenger hunt to add some extra fun to the outing. Hours … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 18-22

Monday – Play, picnic, and enjoy the surrounding scenery at Hains Point. Drive all the way down, almost to the tip, to reach the playgrounds. They’re set amid a large grassy area with picnic tables and bathrooms right there, too. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 11-15

Monday – Get a nature fix indoors at Watkins Nature Center. There, you can see and learn about birds, reptiles, and other creatures that inhabit the surrounding area. If weather permits, head over to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground to … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 4-8

Monday – Go for Story Time at the National Postal Museum. The monthly program 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, full of … Continue reading

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