Category Archives: Weekdays

Over the Rainbow and Beyond at Watkins Regional Park

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro, Md, was one of my early parent discoveries. And by parent discovery, I mean it took having a child to realize the place existed, even though I had lived in the area for years. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 17-21

Monday – If you haven’t yet experienced The BEACH at the National Building Museum (or even if you have), head over and go for a swim! The installation taking up most of the Great Hall includes an “ocean” of nearly … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 10-14

Monday – Discover a DC “secret” in Upper Northwest. Amid a small wooded area at Palisades Park is The Glass Forest, a stunning collection of sculptures made from natural and scrap materials — it’s truly a must-see! Be sure to … Continue reading

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Get Your County Fair Share this Season

Where do you get farm animals, carnival rides and games, the junk food gamut, live entertainment, pony rides, piglet races, and wares for sale all in once place? The County Fair. And the season to enjoy them has begun. Get … Continue reading

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Dear Evan Hansen at Arena Stage is Musical Theatre Perfection

It’s probably a good thing I didn’t know the specifics of Dear Evan Hansen before I took Owen to the see it with me last week. The world premiere musical playing at Arena Stage covers some pretty heavy subject matter … Continue reading

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