Tag Archives: DC Weekend Activities

Free Admission at the Smithsonian and Beyond During Museum Day Live!

One of my favorite things about this city is the free admission to so many amazing collections of art, nature, science, and culture through the Smithsonian Institution. Besides the obvious benefit to the wallet, it’s a wonderful perk for us … Continue reading


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Cook Up Some Fun with Kids in the Kitchen

Want to cook up a good time with the kids? Then bring your junior chefs, miniature foodies, and fledgling fitness fanatics to the YMCA National Capital on Saturday, March 2, for a fun-filled day of exercise, games, food, and fun. … Continue reading

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“Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn

  My kids and I have been admiring the Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads sculptures on display in the Hirshhorn’s central plaza since they were installed there last spring.  They love finding our Chinese calendar characters, and we’ve spent several outings … Continue reading


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A Free for All at Local Museums

We Washingtonians are spoiled when it comes to museums.  Not only do we have some of the nation’s — no, make that the world’s — most wonderful museums right in our backyards, but many of them are free. It is … Continue reading

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Join Cesar Millan and Scooby-Doo for the Family Pack Walk (Giveaway, too!)

Heads-up, animal lovers and Scooby-Doo fans!  This Saturday, September 29, the public is invited to join internationally renowned dog behavior expert and animal activist Cesar Millan, Scooby-Doo, and Warner Bros. on the National Mall for the 2nd Annual National Family … Continue reading


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