Tag Archives: U.S. National Arboretum

Heads-Up on Local Closings

Within just the last few days, I’ve learned about a couple of closings to keep in mind — both are places among the KFDC compendium for family recreation. As of this week, the U.S. National Arboretum will be closed to … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 29 – June 1

  Tuesday – Add a museum exhibit to the weekday mix and go see MathAlive! at the Smithsonian’s Ripley Center before it closes June 3. Admission is free. Wednesday – Walk among hundreds of butterflies at Brookside Garden’s “Wings of … Continue reading

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Grow with it at the National Arboretum

  If you’ve been reading this blog long enough, you know that the U.S. National Arboretum is one of my very favorite spots to hang with the kids in DC.  Not only does it top my list of best outdoor … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 12-16

  Keep the kiddos engaged and entertained all week! Monday – Head to Old Town Alexandria for Tavern Toddlers at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Drop in between 10:30am and 12pm for playtime and a craft activity in the historic ballroom.  Admission … Continue reading

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Trains, Flora, and Mom Rule this Weekend

If you’re still making plans for this weekend’s honoree and looking for fun activities for the kids, this round-up has you covered. There are several events happening over the next few days that will have the whole family feeling like … Continue reading

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