Tag Archives: DC Kids Activities

Ren Fest is Returning with Merriment for All!

Ren Fest is the best! I could go on about how the Maryland Renaissance Festival is my very favorite annual event in the area, but I’ve done that so many times before (see here, here, here, here, here, and here) … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 22-26

Monday – Savor the nice day at the National Arboretum. Explore the plant collections, go for nature walks through the woods, visit the Washington Youth Garden, and see the old Capitol columns. So many ways to enjoy one of the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 15-19

Monday – Stay cool in the sprays and wading pool at Yards Park. The lovely recreational space in the Navy Yard is a perfect place to spend a summer day. Hang out in the grassy areas, stroll the boardwalk, take … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 8-12

Monday – Play paleontologist for a day at Purse State Park, where you can hunt for fossilized shark teeth and other fragments of prehistoric sea creatures. Be sure to check the tide table before you go (select Potomac River and … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 1-5

Monday – Visit the National Museum of American History to check out the collections and enjoy some interactive fun. Show the kiddos relics from the nation’s past through all kinds of interesting exhibits, including the Innovation Wing where they can … Continue reading

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