Category Archives: Tweens

A Return to the Trees: The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring

An outing to the Adventure Park at Sandy Spring to end the summer break is becoming somewhat of a tradition for us. Owen and I first went last summer as a last hurrah before going back to school, and we … Continue reading

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Live Entertainment on Local Stages this Summer

As the weather heats up, stay cool — and entertained — with a variety of live productions around the DC-Metro this summer. Here are the shows that will be on local stages, listed in order of start date with most … Continue reading

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Money Talks at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing

Over the winter break we managed to check a couple of items off our list of places around the DC area we still have yet to visit (yes, we have a list, and a fairly lengthy one, at that). One … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 31 – January 4

Monday – Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of several events around town that not only welcome kids, but in most cases, center around them. See this post for a list of family-friendly options to ring in 2013. Tuesday – … Continue reading

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Shakespeare at Six

  It never would have occurred to me to take Owen to see a Shakespeare play had the Shakespeare Theatre Company not hosted Family Week as A Midsummer Night’s Dream runs at Sidney Harman Hall.  After all, I didn’t get … Continue reading

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