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FEATURED EVENTS

Georgetown University Farmers' Market

The GU Farmers' Market is ready for the fall season packed with delicious goodies and hanging out with friends on the front lawn. Don't forget to rent a free picnic blanket!
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/24/2018
10/31/2018
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Location:

Red Square, 3700 O St NW
Washington, DC, 20057
United States

The Wizard of Oz - National Museum of American History

In celebration of the return of the Ruby Slippers, Smithsonian Theaters will be showing The Wizard of Oz on 35MM at the Warner Bros.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
1:50 PM - 3:52 PM and 4:10 PM - 6:20 PM
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

Hound of the Town - North Beach - Maryland

A costume parade just for dogs and dog lovers!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
12 to 2 pm
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Location:

8916 Chesapeake Avenue
North Beach, MD, 20714
United States

Phone:

301.855.6681

Witches & Wizards Weekend - B&O Railroad Museum

Young "Wizards & Witches" will love to explore the magic of railroading at the B&O!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10/28/2018
Saturday- 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday - 11:00 - 3:00 PM
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Location:

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21223
United States

Phone:

(410) 752-2490

Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon

Trick-or-treat at Mount Vernon! The estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
3:30pm - 6:30pm
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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000

Girl Scout Program: PLAYING IN THE PAST - Daughters of the American Revolution Museum

Travel back to 1913 to join the Women's Suffrage Parade! Create your own "Votes for Women" sash and write a speech advocating for a woman's right to vote. Learn about some of the heroines of the movement, including women that participated in the parade right here in DC. What would it be like to be a girl at this time? Why is it important that women have the right to vote?
Dates: 
11/10/2018
01/26/2019
02/23/2019
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Location:

1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC, 20006
United States

Taste of DC 2018

Taste of DC is the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier culinary cultural festival.
Dates: 
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
FRIDAY, 5 - 10 P.M. SATURDAY, 12 - 10 P.M. TASTE AFTER DARK | FRI. & SAT., 7 - 10 P.M.
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Location:

Audi Field - Washington, D.C.
100 Potomac Ave. SW
Washington, DC, 20024
United States

DC school HUB Preschool & Private School Fair

If you are looking for the best in education for your child, the DCschoolHUB Preschool & Private School Fair is a must attend!
Dates: 
10/21/2018
1 PM – 3 PM
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Location:

Browne Academy
5917 Telegraph Rd
Alexandria, VA, 22310
United States

Phone:

202-642-9864

Wednesday Preschool Series: Spectacular Statues at Hillwood Museum

Discover animals and other fanciful creatures in the sculpture throughout Hillwood's gardens.
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/24/2018
10/31/2018
10:30 am to 11:15 am
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Organization:

Hillwood Museum

Location:

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20008
United States

Phone:

202.686.5807

Halloween Art Spooktacular! - CREATE Arts Center - Silver Spring , MD

Join us for an afternoon of Halloween fun for the whole family at CREATE Arts Center in downtown Silver Spring!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
12 PM – 2 PM
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Location:

914 Silver Spring Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
United States

Phone:

301-588-2787

OPEN HOUSE - Beauvoir - National Cathedral Elementary School

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.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
11/11/2018
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Location:

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

Phone:

(202) 537-6485

OPEN HOUSE - Edmund Burke School

The best way to know Burke is to step inside our doors and experience our community and learning environment!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
12/08/2018
1 PM
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Organization:

Edmund Burke School

Location:

4101 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20008
United States

Phone:

202-362-8882

Halloween Film Festival - National Museum of American History

Join Smithsonian Theaters for some scary good films this October during our Halloween Film Festival.
Dates: 
10/25/2018
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

Maryland Renaissance Festival!

25 Acre English Village with 85 acres of free parking, 140 craft and specialty shops, 42 food and beverage emporiums, games, attractions, displays, 11 stages of ever changing entertainment with shows repeated throughout the day, 3,000 seat jousting arena and visited by the Royal Court of King Henry VIII.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10 am - 7 pm
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Location:

1821 Crownsville Rd
Annapolis, MD, 21401
United States

Phone:

1-800-296-7304

MONSTER MASH: EXTREME PUMPKIN EDITION - Village at Leesburg

Costume contests, pumpkin carving, and live music—oh my!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
3 PM – 7 PM
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Organization:

Village at Leesburg

Location:

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

Phone:

(571) 291-2288

OPEN HOUSE - Arch Bishop Carroll High School

Our fall admissions open house takes place every October. It's a great opportunity to meet with teachers, students, coaches, club moderators, and current parents and experience sample mini-lessons to get a taste of the Carroll experience.
Dates: 
10/28/2018
1 PM - 3 PM
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Location:

4300 Harewood Road NE
Washington, DC, 20017
United States

Phone:

(202) 529-0900

DANCE WITH ME for 0 to 3 year olds - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

A great way to spend some fun time with your baby on a Saturday morning.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/27/2018
11/03/2018
9 to 9:40am
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870

OAKtoberfest & 5k Fun Run - Friends of the National Arboretum

The Second Annual OAKtoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 27th. Plans for this fall festival include a 5k fun run, tree-climbing for kids and adults, guided tours of the grounds, food and product vendors, and a beer garden with live music. Family activities include a scavenger hunt, a costume parade, and helping with our 1-acre demonstration garden. There will even be a visit from the Humane Rescue Alliance’s pet adoption van!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
8 AM – 4 PM
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Location:

3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC, 20002
United States

Phone:

202-544-8733

Middle School Admissions Open House - Georgetown Day School

An event for prospective Middle School families to meet students, teachers, and school leadership as they explore GDS as a fit for their children and family.
Dates: 
10/23/2018
11/12/2018
9:30 AM
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Organization:

Georgetown Day School

Location:

4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-295-6200

Adams Morgan Apple Festival and Pie Contest - Adams Morgan - D.C.

Each fall, the Adams Morgan Partnership teams with Licking Creek Bend Farm to organize a family friendly apple festival with a pie baking contest.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:30 AM – 1 PM
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Organization:

Adams Morgan - D.C.

Location:

1640 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, VA, 20009
United States

Phone:

+1 202-997-0783

DPR Halloween 2018 - DC Department of Parks and Recreation

Celebrate Halloween events at various recreation locations throughout the District.
Dates: 
10/26/2018
10/27/2018
10/30/2018
see website for details
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Location:

1250 U St NW
Washington, DC, 20009
United States

Phone:

(202) 673-7647

Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans

In honor of our nation's veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or retired military personnel.
Dates: 
11/11/2018
9:00am - 4:00pm
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Location:

3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Mount Vernon, VA, 22121
United States

Phone:

(703) 780-2000

High School Admissions Open House - Georgetown Day School

An event for prospective High School families to meet students, teachers, and school leadership as they explore GDS as a fit for their children and family.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
11/27/2018
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Organization:

Georgetown Day School

Location:

4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-295-6200

Thursday Preschool Series: Spectacular Statues at Hillwood Museum

Discover animals and other fanciful creatures in the sculpture throughout Hillwood's gardens.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/25/2018
11/01/2018
10:30 am to 11:15 am
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Organization:

Hillwood Museum

Location:

4155 Linnean Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20008
United States

Phone:

202.686.5807

Halloween Hunt / Cash Bar - The Mansion on O Street

This Halloween night celebrate the BOO season on this zany treasure hunt. Come in costume and have a spooktacular time exploring our 100 room Mansion -- decorated special for Halloween.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
4 PM – 12 AM
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Location:

2020 O St. NW
Washington, DC, 20036
United States

Phone:

202.496.2020

FAMILY DAY: Air & Scare - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
12:00pm - 5:30pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

(202) 633-2214

FAMILY DAY: Air & Scare - National Air and Space Museum

Explore the spooky side of air and space at Air & Scare, our FREE Halloween event at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
12 PM – 5:30 PM
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Location:

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

Phone:

(202) 633-8850

Washington Redskins - Home Game 4:25 PM

Come cheer on the Redskins!
Dates: 
10/21/2018
4:25 pm
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Organization:

Washington Redskins

Location:

1600 Fedex Way
Hyattsville, MD, 20785
United States

Phone:

301-276-6800

Halloween Eye Spy Trains! - Cabin John Regional Park (Montgomery Parks - MD)

Saturdays & Sundays in October means our popular Eye Spy Trains are back for Halloween.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10/27/2018
10am – 6pm
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Location:

7400 Tuckerman Lane
Bethesda, MD, 20817
United States

Boo at the Zoo - Smithsonian National 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.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

202-633-3045

Celebrate the return of Dorothy's Ruby Slippers - National Museum of American History

Dorothy's Ruby Slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" will step back into the limelight on Friday, October 19!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Location:

14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC, 20013-7012
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

OPEN HOUSE - Jewish Primary Day School of the Nation's Capital

The best way to learn about our dynamic program and warm community is to visit! Tour classrooms, see our engaging teachers in action, meet the administration and students, and see for yourself what distinguishes our school.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
11/09/2018
12/05/2018
9 AM except Dec.5-7 PM
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Location:

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

Phone:

202-291-5737 x 2209

Archaeology Family Day​ - National Museum of Natural History

The National Museum of Natural History, the Society for American Archaeology, and Archaeology in the Community invite you to a family-friendly event celebrating International Archaeology Day!
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10:30 AM
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Location:

10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20560
United States

Phone:

(202) 633-1000

WINTER CAMP - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

The Salsa With Silvia Dance & Learning Bi-Lingual Camps – so much more than just dance camps! Dance, learning, creating and playing!
Dates: 
02/18/2019
02/19/2019
02/20/2019
8:30am – 3:30pm
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870

LGBTQ Admissions Open House - Georgetown Day School

An event for prospective LGBTQ Families families to meet students, teachers, and school leadership as they explore GDS's outstanding academic programs and inclusive community for all in Grades Pre-K through 12.
Dates: 
10/29/2018
9 AM
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Organization:

Georgetown Day School

Location:

4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-295-6200

AUDITIONS - National Children’s Chorus of the United States

The National Children’s Chorus, based near Thomas Circle in Washington, D.C., provides children the opportunity to learn and grow in an extraordinary musical environment.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
5 PM – 7 PM
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Location:

5 Thomas Circle #22
Washington, DC, 20005
United States

Phone:

202.706.7594

Railroading Day "Calling All Scouts!" - B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O Railroad Museum and the Boy Scouts of America are partnering for Railroading Day that is open to all boy scouts.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10 AM – 3 PM
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Location:

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21223
United States

Phone:

(410) 752-2490

Young Learner Program: Read for the Record - National Museum of Women in the Arts

Join us for bilingual story time and artmaking!
Dates: 
10/25/2018
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
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Location:

1250 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20005
United States

Phone:

202-783-5000

OPEN HOUSE - St. Johns College High School

St. John's Annual Open House will be held today between 11 am and 2 pm. All interested families of students in grades 6, 7, and 8 are invited to attend this event.
Dates: 
10/21/2018
between 11 am and 2 pm
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Location:

2607 Military Road, NW
Washington, DC, 20015
United States

Phone:

202-363-2316

Mini Makers in the Gallery - Torpedo Factory Art Center

Join The Art League Gallery Staff for an exciting art activity for children, 5 years and under, with an adult care taker.
Dates: 
10/31/2018
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Location:

105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

703.746.4570

Twelfth Annual Parade of Trabants - International Spy Museum

The Only Trabant Rally in the United States!
Dates: 
11/03/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

202.393.7798

Game Night - Family Edition - City of Gaithersburg, MD

We'll bring the cards and games, you bring the skill!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
11/16/2018
7-9 p.m.
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Location:

Casey Community Center - Gaithersburg, MD
810 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
United States

Phone:

301-258-6300

Lower School Admissions Open House - Georgetown Day School

An event for prospective Lower School families to meet teachers and school leadership as they explore GDS as a fit for their children and family.
Dates: 
12/05/2018
9 AM
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Organization:

Georgetown Day School

Location:

4530 MacArthur Boulevard, NW
Washington, DC, 20007
United States

Phone:

202-295-6200

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt - Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden

Alexandria’s ghosts and goblins will fill our garden with hundreds of colorful toy-filled pumpkins for local children to discover.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:30 AM
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Location:

614 Oronoco Street
Alexandria , VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

703-548-1789

TK/K OPEN HOUSE 2018 - Calvary Christian School

We invite you to attend our Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Open House on Thursday, October 25th, 2018 from 9:00-11:00am to learn more about our Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten programs. During the Open House you will have the opportunity to meet our staff, learn more about our academic and enrichment programs, and tour the campus. We look forward to meeting you and sharing the exceptional education and people which differentiate Calvary Christian School.
Dates: 
10/25/2018
9:00-11:00am
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Location:

701 Palisades Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272
United States

Phone:

310-573-0082

SPRING CAMP - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

The Salsa With Silvia Dance & Learning Bi-Lingual Camps – so much more than just dance camps! Dance, learning, creating and playing!
Dates: 
04/15/2019
04/16/2019
04/17/2019
8:30am – 3:30pm
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870

Promised Land at the Smithsonian - National Museum of the American Indian

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is hosting the film in conjunction with the National Congress of American Indians and the Alliance of Colonial Era Tribes.
Dates: 
11/02/2018
6 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, DC, 20560
United States

Phone:

202-633-1000

All Grade OPEN HOUSE 2018 - Calvary Christian School

We invite you to attend our All Grade (Preschool through 8th Grade) Open House on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 9:00-11:00am to learn more about our school. During the Open House you will have the opportunity to meet our staff, learn more about our academic and enrichment programs, and tour the campus. We look forward to meeting you and sharing the exceptional education and people which differentiate Calvary Christian School.
Dates: 
11/08/2018
9:00-11:00am
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Location:

701 Palisades Drive
Pacific Palisades, CA, 90272
United States

Phone:

310-573-0082

Silver Spring Crafts, Desserts & Sweets Fair - Silver Spring, MD

Just in time for kids' candies celebration, join us for a delectable excursion in the world of sweets and desserts!
Dates: 
10/28/2018
12 PM - 5 PM
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Location:

Veterans Plaza - Silver Spring, MD
1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
United States

Phone:

(703) 889-0202

Girl Scout Program: MY FAMILY STORY - Daughters of the American Revolution Museum

Use the DAR Museum collections to explore how family histories are collected and preserved. Share stories about your family with other Brownies and play a game to see how stories change over time. Then, write about your day in a brand-new diary and create a family tree to tell your family story!
Dates: 
11/10/2018
01/26/2019
02/23/2019
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Location:

1776 D Street NW
Washington, DC, 20006
United States

D.C. United - Home Game 3:00 PM

Cheer on the Black and Red!
Dates: 
10/21/2018
3:00 pm
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Location:

Audi Field - Washington, D.C.
100 Potomac Ave. SW
Washington, DC, 20024
United States

Phone:

202-587-5467

STORIES IN MOTION FOR KIDS 0 to 3 yrs old - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

Come on an exciting journey as we explore the mysteries and wonders of books through movement, percussion and song.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/25/2018
11/01/2018
10am – 10:40am
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870

Toddler Time Halloween & Costume Parade with Choo Choo Blue - B&O Railroad Museum

Join us for the year’s last Toddler Time, featuring a classic railroad story and Halloween celebration.
Dates: 
10/25/2018
10:30 AM – 12 PM
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Location:

901 W Pratt St
Baltimore, MD, 21223
United States

Phone:

(410) 752-2490

Harbor Halloween - National Harbor

Grab the kids with their favorite costume and join National Harbor for “Trunk or Treat!” presented by DARCARS
Dates: 
10/21/2018
12 PM – 2:30 PM
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Organization:

National Harbor

Location:

165 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD, 20745
United States

Phone:

1 (877) NATLHBR

SUMMER DANCE & LEARNING BILINGUAL CAMP 2019 - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

Welcome to Summer Camp 2019!
Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870

Materials Playgroup: Building Up! - For Ages 1.5-4 Years - UpCycle Creative Reuse Center

At UpCycle's Materials Playgroup, children and their caregivers build, experiment and play with open-ended, repurposed objects and art materials.
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
10/24/2018
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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Location:

1605 Cameron St
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

+1 703-861-8705

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular (Ages 5+) - The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

An annual tradition! The Concert Hall transforms into a ghostly sight when the NSO performs new and old classics to celebrate Halloween, which this year also marks the Dia de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) with our ghoulishly attired musicians. Arrive early for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.” Age 5+
Dates: 
10/28/2018
2 pm and 4 pm
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Location:

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

Phone:

(202) 467-4600

DAILY BUBBLE SHOWS - Village at Leesburg

Come play in the bubbles, only at the Village!
Dates: 
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
10/18/2018
varies
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Organization:

Village at Leesburg

Location:

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

Phone:

(571) 291-2288

Spook-Tacular Family Day Show - Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar

Enjoy this Halloween all weekend long, by coming down to the National Harbor for some serious FUN!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
12 PM – 2:30 PM
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Location:

172 Fleet St
National Harbor, MD, 20745
United States

Phone:

+1 301-602-2209

SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN KIDS DANCE PARTY - Salsa with Silvia 4 Kids

You’re Invited To Salsa With Silvia’s SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN KIDS DANCE PARTY FOOD, DANCE LESSON, TREATS, COSTUME RUNWAY & CONTEST, PERFORMANCES, FACE PAINT, PRIZES, SURPRISES & MORE….
Dates: 
10/28/2018
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Location:

3232 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

(202) 643 1870