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Enter to Win Tickets to “Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families” at Strathmore!

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As autumn hues color the landscape, add some vibrant tones to your family’s seasonal entertainment: The blues! On Thursday, October 27, Strathmore presents Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families. And I have a Family 4-Pack of tickets for the show to give away to one lucky KFDC reader!

With audience members of all ages in mind, this is a performance that is both entertaining and educational. The 45-minute, multimedia concert features alumni of Strathmore’s Artist in Residence program. These top flight musicians showcase their talent and teach the basics of the full-hearted, foot-tapping music we call the blues. Where did it come from, how did it evolve, and what’s it all about? Get the lowdown on call and response; 12-bar blues chord progression, lyric structure, and improvisation. This music lesson brings the blues and its iconic artists to life.

The show begins at 7:30pm, but you can go early to witness the area’s Piedmont blues tradition live, as Strathmore presents the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation musicians in the Lockheed Martin Lobby prior to Shades of Blues performances. Strathmore is located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane in North Besthesda, MD.

Tickets for Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families are just $5-14 and are available for purchase online. Of course, you can also try to win the Family 4-Pack through the giveaway below.

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see Primary Blues: Blues 101 for Families at Strathmore on October 27 at 7:30pm, simply leave a comment below and/or on the KidFriendly DC Facebook page — bonus entry for commenting on both! This giveaway will run through Sunday, October 23, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Strathmore, however, I only promote programs, events, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.


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Join a Minecraft League & Play with a Team on the Big Screen (+ Giveaway!)

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It was just over a week ago that I first introduced Super League Gaming, the nation-wide program that lets children experience Minecraft in the most exciting way possible: In a movie theater! That’s right, participants can play their favorite game on the big screen alongside other Minecraft enthusiasts — and now they can do so as a team in a 4-week gaming season and they can play for a chance to share a $15,000 college scholarship with their team!

The Minecraft Metropolis Madness season begins on October 19 in the DC area at iPic Pike & Rose in North Bethesda, running weekly from 4:30pm-6pm. It will also be held at Carmike Apple Blossom 12 in Winchester and many theaters around the country.

Tickets are $80 for the 4-week season and can be purchased on the Super League Gaming website. Save $20 with promo code: KIDFRIENDLY. I also have two season tickets up for grabs — you can try to win one of them in the giveaway below!

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Giveaway: For a chance to win one of the two season tickets for Super League Gaming’s Minecraft Madness Metropolis series, simply leave a comment below or on the KidFriendly DC Facebook page. This giveaway will run through October 15, then two winners will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Tickets will be emailed, so you will have them in time for the event. Good luck!

This post is sponsored by Super League Gaming, however, I only promote events, programs, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.


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Super League Gaming: Educational & Social Fun for Kids of All Ages (+ Giveaway)!

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Any Minecraft fans out there?

Super League Gaming lets your children experience Minecraft in the most exciting way possible: In a movie theatre! While gaming on the big screen, players will engage in a variety of games that reinforce STEM educational concepts, encourage creativity, and promote team building and sociability. Parents can attend for free, and every participant receives a free Super League T-shirt!

The next Minecraft event takes place in theatres nationwide on October 1, with the 4-week Minecraft season Metropolis Madness starting on October 18. In the DC area, you can experience it this Saturday at iPic Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. Get tickets on the Super League Gaming website and get 25% Off, using the Promo Code KIDFRIENDLY. I also have five tickets up for grabs — you can try to win one of them in the giveaway below!

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Giveaway: For a chance to win one of the five tickets to the Super League Gaming Minecraft event this Saturday, October 1, in North Besthesda, simple leave a comment below or on the KidFriendly DC Facebook page. This giveaway will only run until 3pm on Friday, September 30, then five winners will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Tickets will be emailed, so you will have them in time for the event. Good luck!

This post is sponsored by Super League Gaming, however, I only promote events, programs, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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Giveaway: Win Tickets to InterAct Story Theatre’s One Gold Coin–una moneda de oro

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InterAct Story Theatre is bringing back a favorite from their repertory to entertain young audiences this September! One Gold Coin–una moneda de oro is a fun and engaging play for kids and families about the power of giving, performed in English and Spanish with lots of audience participation.

Could the magic of giving be locked inside one little coin? When the wise old healer Doña Teresa comes to Regalo, she carries a gold coin that brings magic to everyone that holds it — but it must be given to one who truly needs it. But how do you decide who has the greatest need? And who does the coin’s magic benefit most — the one who receives it, or the one who gives it away?

Javier del Pilar, Elicia Moran, and Elle Sullivan in One Gold Coin una moeda de oro

Javier del Pilar, Elicia Moran, and Elle Sullivan in One Gold Coin–una moeda de oro



Penned by founding director Lenore Blank Kelner and directed by Executive Artistic Director Ali Oliver-Krueger, this fresh adaptation of an InterAct Story Theatre classic is set in El Salvador and features music by award-winning musical duo Cantaré Latin American Music.

One Gold Coin–una moneda de oro will run September 9-18 at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, Theatre II. Performances will take place Fridays at 11am & 1pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30am & 1:30pm. There will also be a Special Sensory Friendly performance on Sunday, September 11 at 1:30pm. Recommended for ages 4 and up, run time is 50 minutes. Tickets are $12.50/adult, $10/ages 4-11, free for 3 and under (plus service fee) and can be purchased online. Of course, you can try to win a free set through the giveaway below.


GIVEAWAY: I have two sets of four tickets up for grabs to see InterAct Story Theatre’s One Gold Coin–una moneda de oro on September 10 at 11:30am or 1pm! For a chance to win one of them, simply leave a comment below telling me what activity you enjoyed most this summer that you learned about from KidFriendly DC. To be eligible, you should subscribe to the KFDC blog (see sign-up to the left) and follow KidFriendly DC on Facebook and InterAct Story Theatre on Facebook. This giveaway will run through Sunday, August 28, then the winners will be picked and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by InterAct Story Theatre, however, I only promote programs, events, and places that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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Enter to Win Tickets to See The Not-Its at Children’s Theater-in-the-Woods!

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Want to shake, rock, and roll with The Not-Its at Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods? I have FIVE pairs of tickets to giveaway for the July 26 show at Wolf Trap’s summer entertainment series for kids. The “kindie rock” quintet from Seattle will have the whole family on their feet screaming for more from the moment they hit the dance floor! Sing along to high-energy songs about family, individuality, and the joys of being a kid.

The show starts at 10:30am at the lovely amphitheater tucked away in the Wolf Trap woods. Tickets are $8. Of course, you can try to win yours by entering the giveaway below.

GIVEAWAY: For a chance to win one of the pairs of tickets to see the Not-Its on Tuesday, July 26, at Wolf Trap, simply leave a comment below telling me your child’s current favorite song. To be eligible, you should subscribe to the KFDC blog (see sign-up to the left) and follow KidFriendly DC on Facebook. This giveaway will run until 5pm on Sunday, July 24, then the winners will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


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