Tag Archives: DC Parks

Where to Play on the Weekdays: February 2-6

Monday – Join National Park Service Rangers at the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site for the new Reading Ranger series. Geared toward children under 5 and their caregivers, the weekly sessions include a fun and educational story … Continue reading

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Recreation Galore at Anacostia Park

Anacostia Park, which stretches along the river it’s named for in southeast DC, has been on our recreational radar for a long time. Back in the day (a term I find myself using way too frequently lately), Levi and I … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 15-19

Monday – Visit the National Geographic Museum to see the brand new Spinosaurus: Lost Giants of the Cretaceous. All ages can enjoy the exhibit, whether it’s to learn about the discovery of the prehistoric beasts or just to gawk at … 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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Where to Play on the Weekdays: June 9-13

Along with these suggestions for weekday activities, keep The Great Indoors list handy in case rainy weather hampers any outdoor plans. Monday – Hit the playground at Wheaton Regional Park. Two levels of slides, climbing nets, monkey bars, swings, and … Continue reading

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