Tag Archives: Northern Virginia Parks

Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 17-21

Monday – You can’t beat a movie on a foul-weather day, and even better when it’s on the really big screen. You’ve got your choice of several playing right now: Flight of the Butterflies 3D, The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 10-14

Monday – Explore the grounds and play in the gardens, specifically the Children’s Gardens, at River Farm. The American Horticulture Society’s headquarters overlooking the Potomac River in Alexandria are as lovely as they are fun. Hours are 9am – 5pm. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 28 – November 1

Monday – Enjoy the gorgeous fall weather as you get a dose of nature in an unexpected place: Winkler Botanical Preserve. Located just off 395 and Seminary Road in Alexandria, the park is a lovely outdoor surprise in an area … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 21-25

Monday – Take the money tour at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It’s a perfect outing for DCPS kids off from school, since tours are only offered on weekdays. For the younger set, head to the library for story … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 3-6

Tuesday – Head to the National Building Museum for play, storytime, and Canstruction! The Book of the Month program takes place in the Building Zone at 10:30am and 11:30am with readings of Noisy Diggers by Sam Taplin and Construction Crew … Continue reading

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