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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 2-5

Tuesday – Beat the heat on what’s probably going to be one of the hottest days this summer at the National Building Museum. The Book of the Month program invites children to a special storytime in the Building Zone. During … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: August 25-29

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). Tour the plant collections, visit the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at the … Continue reading

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Take a Hike at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve

We love Great Falls Park, but we also know from experience that on a nice weekend day, chances are it’s going to be pretty crowded. So, we often seek out alternatives in that area if we want a similar hiking … Continue reading

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Caching in Around DC

I love a good scavenger hunt. That thrill of successfully navigating the unknown, solving a puzzle, or locating hidden “treasure,” is so satisfying and often super fun. So, it’s kind of surprising that until a few weeks ago we had … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 16-20

Monday – Visit the National Arboretum on one of the two weekdays it’s open to the public (it’s closed Tuesday – Thursday). See the lovely Asian collection, visit the Washington Youth Garden and play in the natural playground, romp at … Continue reading

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