Category Archives: Winter

“Spinosaurus” is the New Big Thing at Nat Geo

The timing of the National Geographic Museum’s newest exhibit, Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous, is rather auspicious — for them and for us. Just months after the dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum began their five-year hiatus for major … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Wintergreen Summer Getaway with a Toddler

[Note: This post was written by Erika Lloyd, a Washington, DC-based freelance writer and parent.] Before my daughter’s birth, I was a big fan of road trips. Actually, I was a fan of any travel. Now, when I dream of … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 17-21

Monday – You can’t beat a movie on a foul-weather day, and even better when it’s on the really big screen. You’ve got your choice of several playing right now: Flight of the Butterflies 3D, The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D, … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: March 15-16

Green is a theme among this weekend’s events. Along with a couple of St. Patty’s Day parades, you can play in the treetops at Sandy Springs and learn about sustainable food at a local restaurant. If that’s not your color, … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: March 8-9

It’s a fun and interesting mix of special events and activities this weekend, from free art programs at local museums to storytime at NPR to show time at local theatres to the start of DC United’s season at RFK and … Continue reading

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