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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
11/16/2017
11/17/2017
11/18/2017

Location:

511 10TH St, NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

Phone:

(202) 347-4833
Time: 
varies

A Christmas Carol

Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. Originally conceived by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and joy of Dickens’s Yuletide classic. Acclaimed actor Craig Wallace returns to play Ebenezer Scrooge. This annual production has been a Washington tradition for more than 35 years. Length: 2 hours with one intermission. Recommended for ages 5 and older.
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Dates: 
11/01/2017
12/06/2017
01/17/2018
Time: 
9:30 am - 11:30 am

Location:

The Lab School of Washington's Foxhall Campus
1550 Foxhall Road NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-965-6600

The Lab School of Washington - Info Sessions & Tours - Elementary (grades 1-4)

The best way to understand what makes Lab extraordinary is to come see us. We welcome junior high and high school students who may be applying to attend our information sessions and tours with their parent(s)/guardian(s)
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Dates: 
11/05/2017

Location:

3612 Woodley Road NW
Washington, DC, 20016
United States

Phone:

202.537.6300
Time: 
Check-in begins at 1:00 pm, with the programming beginning at 1:30 pm.

National Cathedral School Open House

Talk with current students and parents. Attend mini-classes with faculty. Find out about student life and our wonderful community. Learn about the application and financial aid process. We look forward to meeting you!
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Dates: 
10/21/2017

Organization:

Village at Leesburg

Location:

1602 Village Market Blvd SE
Leesburg, VA, 20175
United States

Phone:

(571) 291-2288
Time: 
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

9TH ANNUAL MONSTER MASH

Join the fun at the Village at Leesburg for the 9th Annual Monster Mash!
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Dates: 
10/27/2017
Time: 
6-7 or 7-8 p.m.

Location:

Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA, 20171
United States

Phone:

703-324-7329

Boo-Stravaganza at Frying Pan Farm Park

Come celebrate the Halloween season with this variety event at the farm. Attendees enjoy a variety of themed games, dare to enter the slightly-spooky BOO barn, and take a wagon ride. Finish the evening with a small treat bag.
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Dates: 
10/21/2017
10/22/2017

Location:

3001 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC, 20008
United States

Phone:

202-633-4888
Time: 
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Boo at the Zoo

With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails, and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family.
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Dates: 
11/15/2017
12/08/2017
01/05/2018

Location:

4715 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20011
United States

Phone:

202-291-5737
Time: 
Varies

Admission Open House - Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

Explore MILTON! Please join us at our Admission Open House. Learn how a MILTON education can inspire your child.
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Dates: 
10/21/2017
Time: 
12:00pm - 5:30pm

Location:

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air And Space Museum Pkwy
Chantilly, VA, 20151
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-2214

Air & Scare

Explore the spooky side of air and space at Air & Scare, our annual Halloween event at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va. Participate in creepy crafts, spooky science experiments, and other Halloween-themed activities. Arrive in costume to get into the Halloween spirit and enjoy safe indoor trick-or-treating.
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Dates: 
10/22/2017

Location:

800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

Phone:

202.393.7798
Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Access to SPY: Opening Our Doors to the Deaf and ASL Community

The International Spy Museum is proud to introduce the second in its series of Access to SPY programs.
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Dates: 
11/17/2017

Location:

4700 Whitehaven Parkway, NW
Washington, DC, 20007-1586
United States

Phone:

202-342-2805
Time: 
9:30 am- 11:30 am

Inquiry-Based Learning Panel - Admission Parent Program

During this parent-only program, visitors will enjoy touring our spaces, observing classes in action, and hearing more about inquiry-based learning from a panel of teachers.
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Dates: 
11/12/2017

Location:

3500 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC, 20016
United States

Phone:

(202) 537-6485
Time: 
1:00 pm

Beauvoir, the National Cathedral Elementary School Open House

Open Houses provide a unique opportunity to hear more about Beauvoir’s philosophy and program directly from faculty, administrators and members of the community. In addition, there is time to meet current parents who are on hand to share their impressions of Beauvoir. Open Houses last approximately two hours.
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Dates: 
10/21/2017
10/22/2017
10/28/2017

Organization:

Montgomery Parks

Location:

9500 Brunett Ave.
Silver Spring, MD, 20901
United States

Phone:

(301) 495-2595
Time: 
10a – 6p

Halloween Eye Spy Trains

Saturdays & Sundays in October means our popular Eye Spy Trains are back for Halloween.
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Dates: 
10/23/2017
10/24/2017
10/25/2017

Organization:

The Field School

Location:

2301 Foxhall Rd NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202.295.5800
Time: 
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Small Group Tours - The Field School

Get to know The Field School! Throughout the fall and winter, we run daily small group tours of the campus and classrooms in action beginning at 9:00 a.m. Including a question-and-answer session, this visit lasts about two hours. You must contact us to make an appointment—call the Front Office at 202-295-5800 to set up your visit.
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Dates: 
11/08/2017
12/06/2017
01/10/2018

Organization:

School For Friends

Location:

2201 P St NW
Washington, DC, 20037
United States

Phone:

202-328-1789
Time: 
9:30 am

School For Friends - Open Houses

In order to accommodate the number of parents who would like to tour our program, we will be scheduling open houses for potential applicants for Fall 2018 enrollment. At the open houses, Berna Artis, the Head of School for Friends, will be giving a presentation about the school, and then you may walk around the building and observe in the classrooms. All open houses start at 9:30 AM and are held at School for Friends, 2201 P Street N.W. (within the Church of the Pilgrims building). Parking is very limited in our lot on the corner of 22nd and Q, so please allow time to find on-street parking. You must sign up in advance since we can accommodate only 20 families at a time.
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Dates: 
11/19/2017

Location:

19 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20001
United States

Phone:

202-336-7100
Time: 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Annual Fall Open House - Gonzaga College High School

Gonzaga will host an Open House for prospective families to visit the school and learn from members of the admissions office, faculty, current parents and students, alumni, and coaches. During the Open House, you’ll get the chance to: Meet our teachers, students, and coaches Speak informally with program directors, current parents and students, faculty, and coaches Take a student-led tour of campus Discuss the benefits of a Jesuit education and all-boys school Review the application process Learn about the financial aid process
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Dates: 
10/28/2017

Location:

2800 Clarendon Blvd
Arlington, VA, 22201
United States

Phone:

703-807-2922
Time: 
1PM – 4PM

FALL-O-WEEN

Celebrate Fall and Halloween
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Dates: 
11/15/2017
12/06/2017
01/10/2018

Organization:

Kinhaven School

Location:

4201-A N. Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA, 22203
United States

Phone:

703-525-4636
Time: 
10:00 am

Opportunities to Visit Kinhaven

Tours for prospective parents are offered at 10am on the dates listed below. Contact the school office at 703.525.4636 or kinhavenoffice@covad.net to reserve a spot as space is limited. Babes in arms are welcome; we encourage families to seek alternate child care for toddlers and preschoolers so that this informational session is productive for all visitors.
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Dates: 
10/30/2017
01/20/2018
02/06/2018

Organization:

AUCP Preschool

Location:

4444 Arlington Boulevard
Arlington, VA, 22204
United States

Phone:

703.892.3878
Time: 
10:00 am

Arlington Unitarian Cooperative Preschool Open House

We invite you to learn more about us by attending our Annual Open House or joining a tour
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Dates: 
12/01/2017
12/02/2017
12/03/2017

Organization:

Synetic Theater

Location:

1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA, 22202
United States

Phone:

(866) 811-4111
Time: 
Varies

Hansel & Gretel

Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel. In this wordless production, viewers young and old will be transported to the house in the woods built of bread and cakes with windowpanes of sugar. It is here where Hansel and Gretel must outsmart the half-blind and hungry Witch in order to return to their family. This wordless Synetic Family Theater production is suitable for all ages. Hansel & Gretel is being offered as part of Synetic’s 2017/18 3 Show Family Subscription Package. Tickets to The Adventures of Peter Pan and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz are also included in this package. 4 Show Mainstage Subscribers are able to purchase tickets to see Hansel & Gretel at a discounted rate. Email synetic@synetictheater.org, or call the Subscription Hotline at 703.824.8060 x117 and ask about the 4 Show MainStage Subscriber discount.
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Dates: 
11/08/2017

Location:

2001 Wisconsin Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202 829 3700
Time: 
9:00am-10:30am and 1:00pm-2:30pm

BISW 2017 Fall Open House

Please join us on Wednesday, November 8th for our Fall 2017 Open House. This an exciting opportunity for current and prospective families to get a full, immersive overview of what a day in a life is like at BISW.
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Dates: 
10/21/2017
10/22/2017
10/24/2017
Time: 
Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sundays 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Location:

Brookside Nature Center
1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD, 20902
United States

Phone:

(301) 495-2595

A Forest Journey

This rich and inviting interactive exhibit, created by the Franklin Institute, is inspired by the Harvard classic A Forest Journey: The Role of Wood in the Development of Civilization by science writer John Perlin.
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Dates: 
10/29/2017

Location:

4300 Harewood Road NE
Washington, DC, 20017
United States

Phone:

(202) 529-0900
Time: 
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Open House - Archbishop Carroll High School

Don't miss your opportunity to see all that Carroll has to offer on Sunday, October 29, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm! For any information, please contact Director of Admissions, Tiffani Scurlock tscurlock@achsdc.org
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Dates: 
11/08/2017
11/29/2017
12/13/2017
Time: 
Varies

Location:

The Lab School of Washington's Reservoir Campus
4759 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-965-6600

The Lab School of Washington - Info Sessions & Tours - (grades 5-6-7-8)

The best way to understand what makes Lab extraordinary is to come see us. We welcome junior high and high school students who may be applying to attend our information sessions and tours with their parent(s)/guardian(s)
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Dates: 
11/05/2017

Location:

4501 South Dakota Ave NE
Washington, DC, 20017
United States

Phone:

202.269.2350
Time: 
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

St. Anselm's Abbey School Open House

We invite you to our campus for conversations with Abbey monks, students, parents, faculty and alumni as you tour the grounds and learn about the spirit and program of our unique school. Plan to come to the Performing Arts and Athletic Complex, adjacent to South Dakota Avenue NE.
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Dates: 
11/14/2017
01/16/2018

Location:

2501 11th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20001-3923
United States

Phone:

(202) 282-0123
Time: 
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admissions Open House - Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Pay us a visit during one of our scheduled Open Houses – learn more about our extraordinary program and see us in action, with student-led tours of the school and visits to arts departments while classes are in session. We look forward to seeing you!
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Dates: 
10/21/2017
10/22/2017
10/25/2017

Organization:

Synetic Theater

Location:

1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA, 22202
United States

Phone:

(866) 811-4111
Time: 
Varies

The Adventures of Peter Pan

Take flight to Neverland with Peter Pan, his Lost Boys and the Darling children! In this magical place filled with fairies, pirates, and mermaids, Peter Pan and crew will battle the delightfully sinister Captain Hook with acrobatics that will leave you on the edge of your seat! This production is recommended for ages 7+ for moments younger viewers may find frightening. This production will have dialogue.
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Dates: 
11/12/2017

Organization:

Potomac School

Location:

1301 Potomac School Road
McLean, VA, 22101
United States

Phone:

(703) 356-4100
Time: 
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Potomac School - All School Open House

We invite you to explore our beautiful 90-acre campus Learn more about our diverse programs Meet faculty, parents, and students from the Potomac community
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Dates: 
10/29/2017

Location:

2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20566
United States

Phone:

(202) 467-4600
Time: 
2 pm and 4 pm

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular

Creep into the Concert Hall for costumed classics at this frightfully fun concert featuring ghoulishly attired musicians. Arrive early for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.”
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Dates: 
11/15/2017
12/08/2017

Location:

210 South Carolina Avenue, SE
Washington, DC, 20003
United States

Phone:

202.547.2244
Time: 
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Open Houses - Capitol Hill Day School

Open Houses are once a month in October, November, and December. Capitol Hill Day School 8th graders and current parents lead small group tours. Open Houses include opportunities to see classes, and meet current parents, faculty, staff, and the Director of Financial Aid. The Open Houses are about two hours in length.
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