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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 15-18

Tuesday – Visit the digs of first POTUS George Washington at Mount Vernon. Special tours are available throughout the day, or you can roam the grounds on your own. The estate and gardens are open daily 9am – 5pm. Admission … Continue reading

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Plenty to Fancy at Brookside Gardens

  Butterflies are a huge part of Sasha’s girly-girl repertoire. Right up there with princesses, Hello Kitty, unicorns, and pink.  She squeals with earnest delight at the sight of anything pretty that flits delicately about, some of her favorite clothes … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 29 – June 1

  Tuesday – Add a museum exhibit to the weekday mix and go see MathAlive! at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center before it closes June 3. Admission is free. Wednesday – Walk among hundreds of butterflies at Brookside Garden’s “Wings of … Continue reading

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The KFDC 2011 Guide to DC’s Best Holiday Events

  DC doesn’t disappoint when it comes to the holidays. There are options galore for celebrating the season, many of them annual events that quickly become family traditions.  See model trains wind through miniature Christmas villages, drive through dazzling light … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 6-9

  With a holiday falling on Monday, these recommendations cover Tuesday through Friday.  And with the big kids back in the classroom, most of them are geared toward the sippy cup set.  Here’s where tots can stay entertained this week, … Continue reading

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