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Over the Rainbow and Beyond at Watkins Regional Park

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro, Md, was one of my early parent discoveries. And by parent discovery, I mean it took having a child to realize the place existed, even though I had lived in the area for years. … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: October 7-11

Monday – Hike among the woods and wetlands of Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria. Turtles, frogs, and birds are among the wildlife you could see. Stop by the nature center for even more exhibits and animal encounters. The park is … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 22-26

Monday – Enjoy a special Earth Day session of Story Time for Families at the National Museum of the American Indian. Join staff at 11:15am in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center on the 3rd floor to hear the story When the … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: January 9-13

  Monday – Start the week with some magic and laughs as The Great Zucchini performs his weekly show at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, Va. The fun begins at 10:30am, and tickets can be purchased at the door ($5/person).  Read … Continue reading

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The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids

Today’s superb weather inspired me to put together a list of places that are made for beautiful days like this. Most of these locales have been recommended before, but never in one easy go-to list.  Certainly, there are many more, … Continue reading

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