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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 30 – January 3

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public since budget cuts prompted its closing Tuesday through Thursday. Go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, romp in … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 23-27

Monday: Go bowling! It’s a perfect activity on a rainy day. Lucky Strike in Penn Quarter sets up ramps and bumpers for little bowlers, as do BowlMor AMF and Bowl America, both with several locations in Maryland and Virginia. Or … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: December 16-20

Monday: Head to the big train station to check out the little trains. Union Station’s annual Holiday Train Show is back in the Main Hall, featuring 3 G-Scale LGB Steam Locomotives running on 200 feet of track, a mountain landscape … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 7-11

Monday – Hike among the woods and wetlands of Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria. Turtles, frogs, and birds are among the wildlife you could see. Stop by the nature center for even more exhibits and animal encounters. The park is … Continue reading

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Where to Play During the Government Shutdown

It’s official: The government has shut down. Which means that many go-to spots to hang with kiddos (Smithsonian museums, National Park Service locales) are closed as well, including some of this week’s recommendations (Roosevelt Island and the Air & Space … Continue reading

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