Category Archives: Play

Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 22-26

Monday – Watch the airplanes, kick a soccer ball, have a picnic, or just hang out at Gravelly Point. The park located just off the GW Parkway next to Ronald Reagan Airport is a great place to enjoy a nice … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 15-19

Monday – Visit the National Geographic Museum to see the brand new Spinosaurus: Lost Giants of the Cretaceous. All ages can enjoy the exhibit, whether it’s to learn about the discovery of the prehistoric beasts or just to gawk at … Continue reading

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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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