Tag Archives: DC Family Activities

Basque in Culture & California Sounds at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, one of DC’s most anticipated annual events begins this Wednesday! Taking place on the National Mall between 3rd and 4th Streets from June 29 – July 1 then July 4-7, this year’s celebration will showcase the … Continue reading

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The 2016 KFDC Guide to Summer in DC

The timing couldn’t be better to bring back this annual guide. The sun is shining brightly, blue has returned to the skies, and the mercury is rising — and we’ve got a nice stretch of this ahead. Quash any doubts … Continue reading


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Soar with the Wind at iFLY Loudoun

A little tidbit of info about me: I am afraid of heights. Like heart-dropping-into-stomach, knees-turning-to-rubber scared anytime there is more than about 15 feet of space between the ground and my feet. I have mini panic attacks when my kids … Continue reading


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Tips for Families Viewing the Cherry Blossoms (2016)

[Note: This was originally written in 2011 (hence, the now very outdated Lost reference) and has been updated every year since. But because the tips always apply, I'm re-posting yet again, just with a few more minor updates.] Taking the … Continue reading

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Glow Time: Giant Bunnies Will Light up The Yards Park

The Yards Park is becoming known for its eclectic presentations of public art and experiences (think Laser Cat and Tour de Fat), and they’re doing it again over the next couple of weeks, through March 6, with an installation melding … Continue reading

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