Tag Archives: DC Department of Parks and Recreation

The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids

Today’s superb weather inspired me to put together a list of places that are made for beautiful days like this. Most of these locales have been recommended before, but never in one easy go-to list.  Certainly, there are many more, … Continue reading

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DPR Kids Retreat this Friday

The first DCPS Professional Development Day of the school year is this Friday, September 17. If you’re still looking for childcare options, here’s something to consider: The DC Department of Parks and Recreation will offer DPR Kids Retreat, a full … Continue reading

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Stay Cool Today with Extended Hours at DC Public Pools

As the city heats up with temps well into the 90′s again, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation is responding with extended pool hours. The extra water time went into effect yesterday, and they will continue today at selected … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

Three. Day. Weekend. Perhaps among my favorite words in the English language when used together. And this extended break from the grind is chock-full of fun things for the family to do, from jazz in the Sculpture Garden to strawberries … Continue reading

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Unofficial Summer

Even though summer doesn’t officially begin for a few more weeks, Memorial Day weekend is always my mental change of season. Besides the rising temps and the “okay” on wearing white (is that even a rule anymore?), it also marks … Continue reading

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