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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 30 – April 3

Monday – See an amazing collection of model ships, peer into a real periscope, sit in the gun seats of old fighter planes, view naval artifacts hundreds of years old, and much more at the U.S. Navy Museum. Located on … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 23-27

Monday – Join National Park Service Rangers to celebrate Women’s History Month with stories and crafts about quilts. The weekly Reading Ranger series is geared toward children under 5 and their caregivers, and sessions include a fun and educational story … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 16-20

Monday – Wander around the beautiful grounds, play in the Children’s Garden, and enjoy a mild almost-spring day outdoors at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. The park is open sunrise to sunset, the Visitor Center 9am – 5pm. Admission is … Continue reading

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A DC “Secret” Uncovered: The Glass Forest in Palisades

Back when I worked in travel publishing, we had a rule about using cliché travel writing terms, which was don’t (use them, that is). A popular one that comes to mind is “land of contrasts,” and another big no-no was … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 9-13

Monday – We’re supposed to get some glorious weather, so get out and do something — anything! — to savor it. Pick from this list of the best places in the DC area to enjoy the day outdoors with the … Continue reading

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