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FEATURED EVENTS

Dates: 
08/20/2018

Organization:

Capitol View Library

Location:

5001 Central Ave. SE
Washington, DC, 20019
United States

Phone:

202-645-0755
Time: 
4 p.m.

DC Retro Jumpers/Double Dutch for Fun - Capitol View Library

Learn fun jump rope tricks with the Double Dutch for Fun Jumpers.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018
08/31/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Arlington Mill Community Center
909 S Dinwiddie St
Arlington, VA, 22204
United States

Phone:

703-892-2776

MOVIE NIGHTS Columbia Pike - at Arlington Mill

The Music of the Movies: Oscar Scores & Classic Musicals
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Dates: 
08/26/2018
Time: 
5:30 PM

Location:

Kenilworth Recreation Center & Track - Washington, DC
40th Ave and Anacostia Ave NE
Washington, DC, 20019
United States

Phone:

(202) 673-7647

#FITDC - TACO MILE - DC Department of Parks and Recreation

What's a taco mile? Combine two of your favorite things--running and tacos!--in a race against the clock.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
8 am - noon

Location:

Freedom Plaza - Washington, D.C.
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

Phone:

202-633-3045

The Fast & the Fierce 5K - Smithsonian National Zoo

Join us at Freedom Plaza on Aug. 25 for Friends of the National Zoo’s inaugural The Fast & the Fierce 5K, sponsored by Aegis Project Controls!
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Dates: 
08/22/2018
08/29/2018

Location:

200 M Street SE
Washington, DC, 20003
United States

Phone:

(202) 465-7093
Time: 
0:30 am - 11:30 am

KIDS IN CANAL - Canal Park - Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

Making its second appearance in Capitol Riverfront, Kids in Canal is a 12-week series of kid-friendly entertainment every Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:30 am beginning June 6th! Bring your little ones to the middle block of Canal Park to enjoy magic shows, kids tunes, science demonstrations, and puppet shows. Top off your day with a refreshing splash in the Canal Park dancing water fountains.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018

Location:

8916 Chesapeake Avenue
North Beach, MD, 20714
United States

Phone:

301.855.6681
Time: 
see website for details

Concerts on the Pavilion - North Beach - Maryland

During the summer season, FREE concerts are held on the pavilion.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Location:

401 E. Braddock Road
Alexandria, VA, 22301
United States

Phone:

+1 703-683-5330
Time: 
10 AM - 11 AM

Lena's Pizza Making Class - Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap

Summer is almost over and Lena's has the perfect family activity for parents with tiny aspiring pizza makers!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Organization:

City Dance

Location:

5301 Tuckerman Lane
Rockville, MD, 20852
United States

Phone:

301.581.5204
Time: 
9:00 AM

CityDance - OPEN HOUSE - D.C. & Maryland Locations

CityDance invites you to Open Houses on Saturday, August 25 at our locations in Tenleytown, DC and Rockville, MD to sample classes and meet teachers.
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Dates: 
08/20/2018
09/17/2018
10/15/2018
Time: 
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Location:

St. Elmo's Coffee Pub
2300 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA, 22301
United States

Phone:

703-346-1468

Rainbow Rock at St. Elmo's!

Join members of the Rainbow Rock Band as they entertain your lil dudes with tunes, laughs and lots more!
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Location:

3900 Harewood Rd NE
Washington, DC, 20017
United States

Phone:

(202) 635-5400
Time: 
9 AM - 6:30 PM

The Visit of the World Youth Day Cross - Saint John Paul II National Shrine

Come take part in this once-in-a-generation celebration of the WYD Cross as it makes its first pilgrimage across the United States in twenty-five years!
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Dates: 
10/27/2018
Time: 
12 PM - 5 PM

Location:

City Of Manassas Museum - VA
9101 Prince William St
Manassas, VA, 20110
United States

Phone:

(703) 889-0202

Manassas Holiday Crafts, Desserts & Sweets

Just in time for kids' candies celebration, join us for a delectable excursion in the world of sweets and desserts!
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Dates: 
09/18/2018

Location:

8000 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA, 22102
United States

Phone:

703 854 1253
Time: 
10:00 - 11:00 AM

Hawk Talk

Learn about BASIS Independent McLean, a PreK-Grade 12 private school, and our admissions process!
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Dates: 
09/03/2018

Location:

31 S Summit Ave
Gaithersburg, MD, 20877
United States

Phone:

301-258-6300
Time: 
1 p.m.

Labor Day Parade - City of Gaithersburg, MD

The ever-popular Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade returns to the streets of Olde Towne on Monday, September 3, 2018, at 1 p.m. Now in its 80th year, this rain or shine event includes dance groups, antique cars and fire trucks, clowns, high school marching bands, and an assortment of community groups, equestrian units, and more.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
08/25/2018
08/26/2018
Time: 
5 PM - 8 PM

Location:

Hyatt Regency - Fairfax, VA
12777 Fair Lakes Cir
Fairfax, VA, 22033
United States

Phone:

850.432.8662

East Coast MAC Pageant - The National MAC (Miss American Coed) Pageant

Join us August 24-26 for the East Coast MAC Pageant at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax in Fairfax, Virginia near Washington, DC! Girls and young women ages 3-22 from all over the country may enter!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/21/2018

Location:

2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington, VA, 22207
United States

Phone:

703-528-5406
Time: 
Visit website for details

Camp Overlook

Camp Overlook explores the close-to-home natural world with children entering grades K through 10 at Potomac Overlook Regional Park. Our camp staff works hard to create a curriculum that weaves unique activities and investigations with familiar annual traditions.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
Time: 
10 AM - 10:45 AM

Location:

Durant Arts Center - Alexandria, VA
1605 Cameron Ave
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Blue Sky Puppets - National Capital Puppetry Guild

On Saturday, August 18, the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre will be performing "The Three Not So Little Pigs".
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Organization:

Great Country Farms

Location:

18780 Foggy Bottom Road
Bluemont, VA, 20135
United States

Phone:

(540) 554-2073
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Big Dig Potato Harvest - Great Country Farms

Grab your shovel and reusable grocery bag and join us for our Annual Pancake Breakfast and Potato Harvest! Start your morning off with our All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast, served from 9:00 am – 10:30 am, included in your admission, then jump on a wagon ride to dig for your potato treasures in our U-dig field.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/22/2018
08/29/2018

Location:

1605 Cameron St
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

+1 703-861-8705
Time: 
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

UpCycle's Summer Tinker Time - UpCycle Creative Reuse Center

Explore our unique collection of materials in a studio space and create your own thing.
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Dates: 
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
08/22/2018

Location:

8781 Piney Orchard Pkwy
Odenton, MD, 21113
United States

Phone:

(410) 703-3883
Time: 
AM Session: 8:30-12PM PM Session:12:30-4PM

Nelson Hockey Summer Camp 2018

Nelson Hockey Summer Camps are designed to provide a fun on-ice and off-ice environment for players to work on basic skills - such as shooting, passing, puck handling, and skating.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018
Time: 
Wed, Thurs, Sun: 5 - 10 PM; Fri, Sat: 5 -11 PM

Location:

Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 2nd Street South
Arlington, VA, 22204
United States

Phone:

703-829-7471

2018 Arlington County Fair

Five Days of Fun at the Arlington County Fair from August 15 to 19, 2018! Admission is FREE as well as all performances on the Outdoor Stage, Indoor Stage, Kids' Court and the racing piglets.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
Time: 
10:30 AM

Location:

Fair Oaks Mall - Fairfax, VA
1750 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax, VA, 22033
United States

Phone:

703-346-1468

Rainbow Rock Band at Fair Oaks Mall

Summer Fun Fridays are weekly, family-friendly events held every Friday in August at Fair Oaks Mall.
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Dates: 
08/21/2018
08/22/2018
08/23/2018
Time: 
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 7:30 p.m. Friday: 8:00 p.m. Saturday: 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. Sunday: 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Location:

Shakespeare Theatre Company - Sidney Harman Hall
610 F Street NW
Washington, DC, 20004-1604
United States

Phone:

202.547.1122

Romeo & Juliet - Shakespeare Theatre Company

The most famous love story in the world and one of Shakespeare’s early poetic masterworks, Romeo & Juliet follows two star-crossed lovers from love at first sight to eternal life hereafter. Caught tragically between two feuding families, alike in dignity and in enmity, Shakespeare’s immortal young lovers try to fashion a new world amid the violence of the old, but cataclysmic choices and tragic twists propel them toward a final confrontation with fate.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
Time: 
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location:

Officers' Club - Fort Belvoir’s Family and MWR
5500 Schulz Circle, Bldg. 20
Fort Belvoir, VA, 22060
United States

Phone:

+1 703-805-4435

Hawaiian Luau - Fort Belvoir’s Family and MWR

The Fort Belvoir Officers' Club is hosting a Hawaiian Luau.
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Dates: 
08/27/2018
09/10/2018
09/17/2018

Location:

11900 Market St
Reston, VA, 20190
United States

Phone:

(703) 579-6720
Time: 
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Mr. Knick Knack - Entertainment for Kids - Reston Town Center, VA

Free Performances of unique, heart-centered music for children! Starting July 9, performance will be held at Town Square Park, located at the corner of Explorer and Market Streets.
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Dates: 
08/19/2018

Location:

6470 Landsdowne Centre Dr
Alexandria, VA, 22315
United States

Phone:

+1 571-969-6421
Time: 
6 PM - 8 PM

Yoga for Labor & Birth - Honest Soul Yoga - Alexandria, VA

Are you ready to connect and feel empowered about your birth together with your partner?
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Dates: 
10/21/2018
Time: 
1 PM - 6 PM

Location:

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

Phone:

(703) 889-0202

SILVER SPRING ARTS & CRAFTS FALL FAIR - Silver Spring, MD

Ah... crisp weather, sweater time, hot chocolate and the feeling of holidays approaching in the air! Come start your holiday shopping early with our arts & crafts vendors!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
08/25/2018
09/01/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Penrose Square - Arlington, VA
2597 Columbia Pike
Arlington, VA, 22204
United States

Phone:

703-892-2776

MOVIE NIGHTS Columbia Pike - at Penrose Square

The Music of the Movies: Oscar Scores & Classic Musicals
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
08/26/2018
09/01/2018

Location:

1821 Crownsville Rd
Annapolis, MD, 21401
United States

Phone:

1-800-296-7304
Time: 
10 am - 7 pm

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.
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Dates: 
08/24/2018
09/14/2018
10/19/2018
Time: 
7-9 p.m.

Location:

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

Phone:

301-258-6300

Game Night - Family Edition - City of Gaithersburg, MD

We'll bring the cards and games, you bring the skill!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018

Location:

5100 Meadowside Lane
Derwood, MD, 20855
United States

Phone:

301-258-4030
Time: 
9 am – 3:30 pm

Eco Heroes Camp

Calling all heroes for the Earth! Everyone’s contribution matters, and in Eco Heroes Camp, you will learn real skills and habits to practice at home. Your family and peers will learn from your example, such as how to collect rainwater for the garden, how to compost, and how to make cool and useful crafts from re-used materials. Join us as we learn ecology – the balance of Earth’s elements and living things – through games, activities, and eye-opening hikes around Meadowside Nature Center.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Organization:

Keegan Theatre

Location:

1742 Church St NW Washington
Washington , DC, 20036
United States

Phone:

(202) 265-3767
Time: 
Varies

The Bridges of Madison County

Based on the best-selling novel, THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY was developed by the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning creative team of Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Marsha Norman. A sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross, this 2014 Tony Award-winner for Best Score and Orchestrations captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland and the yearning entangled in the eternal question” “What if…?”
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
12:01 PM - 6 PM

Location:

Dupont Circle - Washington, D.C.
.
Washington, DC, 20009
United States

Phone:

202-656-4487

17th Street Festival - 2018

The 9th Annual 17th Street Festival date will be Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 12-6:00 p.m. The 17th Street Festival is a free community event that celebrates the 17th Street Corridor from P Street north to R Street.
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Dates: 
09/26/2018

Location:

8000 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA, 22102
United States

Phone:

(703) 854-1253
Time: 
1:00 - 2:15 PM

Meet and Greet with Early Learning

Join us for a meet and greet with our Early Learning team in one the brightest places on campus – our PreK and Kindergarten classrooms! Learn how our teachers foster a love of learning with our hands-on and comprehensive curriculum.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/21/2018

Location:

1108 Jefferson Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

(703) 684-5425
Time: 
see website for details

ASA Summer Soccer Camps

ASA summer soccer camps offer a fun environment where kids can strengthen their physical, mental, and technical skills in a Recreational and/or Advanced* environment.
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Dates: 
08/19/2018

Location:

2377 South Dove Street
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Phone:

+1 703-299-0017
Time: 
3 PM - 4 PM

Kids Aerial - Local Motion Studio - Alexandria, VA

Give your kids the gift of flight while building connection, confidence, core-strength and balance. Kids can enjoy the benefits of zero-compression inversions, flips, tricks, stretching and relaxation through this fun class. This class will delight your children as they swing, fly, focus, breathe and play! All participants will have their own hammock. Ages 8 and up.
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
Time: 
11 AM - 7 PM

Location:

Freedom Plaza - Washington, D.C.
14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20004
United States

Phone:

(703) 889-0202

2018 Around The World Cultural Food Festival

The 2018 Around The World Cultural Food Festival is moving its home this year to Freedom Plaza and Pennsylvania Avenue (between 13th and 14th St.), right across from the White House. This year, we are taking you on a day trip around the world and present you the cuisine, culture, and traditions of over 40 countries participating in the event.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018

Location:

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

Phone:

202-633-3045
Time: 
8 am - 12:15 pm

ENRICHMENT DAY - Smithsonian National Zoo

Celebrate Enrichment Day at the Smithsonian's National Zoo on Saturday, Aug. 25! Participate in training and enrichment activities, attend demonstrations and talk to animal keepers about why enrichment is such an important part of the everyday care of Zoo animals.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/18/2018
08/19/2018

Location:

1 Busch Gardens Boulevard
Williamsburg, VA, 23185
United States

Phone:

757-229-4386
Time: 
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

BIER FEST - Busch Gardens - Williamsburg, VA

Busch Gardens Bier Fest is returning and bringing with it even more than before! Enjoy 100+ craft beers on rotation, traditional German food, live musical performances from top-performing local artists, and many more experiences only found here!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

CREATE Arts Center
914 Silver Spring Avenue
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
United States

Phone:

(703) 684-5425

Summer Camp @ CREATE!

When school is out for the summer, art is in at CREATE!
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Dates: 
08/18/2018
09/15/2018
10/27/2018

Location:

8916 Chesapeake Avenue
North Beach, MD, 20714
United States

Phone:

301.855.6681
Time: 
see website for details

Movies on the Beach - North Beach - Maryland

A local favorite; visitors are always WELCOME!
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018

Location:

355 Water Street SE
Washington, DC, 20003
United States
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Friday Night Concert Series - The Yards Park - Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

The free Capitol Riverfront Friday Night Concert Series is back for its 8th season, this year back on the Yards Park boardwalk! Every Friday night this summer, come to Yards Park to relax and enjoy the river view, fantastic bands, food and beverage, and a large variety of great restaurants within a few minutes walk from the park. Family-friendly lyrics and grassy open space make this an enjoyable event for adults and kids alike.
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Dates: 
08/21/2018
08/28/2018
09/04/2018

Location:

1630 7th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20001
United States

Phone:

202-727-0971
Time: 
10:00am

Pop of the Tots - Shaw Neighborhood Library

Join us for a dance party for babies and children up to age 5. Experience popular music, motion, dance and try different instruments. This is a ticketed, first-come, first-served program. For groups of eight or more, please call 202-727-0971 to schedule a special session. We will not meet May 8 or May 22.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
11 AM - 7 PM

Location:

Waterfront Park - Alexandria, VA
1A Prince St
Alexandria, VA, 22314
United States

Alexandria 2018 Irish Festival

Come attend the annual Irish festival right on the Potomac River in historic Old Town Alexandria Virginia.
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Dates: 
09/29/2018

Location:

8000 Jones Branch Dr.
McLean, VA, 22102
United States

Phone:

(703) 854-1253
Time: 
10:00 - 11:00 AM

Information Session (PreK - Grade 12)

Join us for a general information session, where you will receive an overview of the BASIS Independent Schools philosophy, mission, and our top-ranked curriculum.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Gateway Park
1300 Lee Hwy Base of Key Bridge
ARLINGTON, VA, 22209
United States

Phone:

703-522-6628

Rosslyn Cinema (Outdoor Movie Festival)

Every Friday this summer in Gateway Park, bring a blanket or low chairs and a group of friends and enjoy a night under the stars with your favorite movies. Movies start at dusk, but the fun starts at 5 p.m. with games and our Pub in the Park.
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Dates: 
08/25/2018
Time: 
11:00AM

Location:

Emery Heights Community Center
5701 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20011
United States

Phone:

(202) 673-7647

3rd Annual Taste of the World Festival - DC Department of Parks and Recreation

Mayor Bowser and DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host the “Taste of the World Festival” to highlight the diversity of international communities that live and thrive in the District of Columbia.
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Dates: 
08/17/2018
08/24/2018
08/31/2018

Location:

3160 16th St. NW
Washington, DC, 20010
United States

Phone:

20010
Time: 
11am

Family Story Time - Mt. Pleasant Neighborhood Library

Story time fun for the entire family, these 30-to-40-minute story times are packed full of books and activities designed to be enjoyed by all ages. Promoting language and literacy skills, these story times are a great way to further your child’s lifelong love of reading and learning. Children and their grownups are encouraged to actively engage and participate with the stories and activities during the program. ​Story Times are ticketed and first-come, first-served. For groups of more than six, please call 202-671-3125 to schedule a visit.
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Dates: 
08/20/2018
08/21/2018
08/22/2018

Location:

2845 N. Marcey Road
Arlington, VA, 22207
United States

Phone:

703-528-5406
Time: 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Rangers Camp

Rangers Camp is a high paced recreation and nature focused camp week. Every day we will embark on a new adventure to a different park and explore the outdoors! Activities may include swimming, hiking, kayaking/paddle boarding, stream hikes, and more! Schedule: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Pick up/Drop off: Potomac Overlook Shelter / Playground IMPORTANT: Please download and fill out the attached packet and return via email to campoverlook@nvrpa.org by 4/1/2018. Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds for missed days due to changed work or vacation schedules, sick days, or other non-emergency reasons. Refunds must be requested at least ten business days prior to the camp session. Refunds will only be made if we are able to fill the spot created by your cancellation. All but $25 will be refunded in the event that we are able to fill your vacancy. The last day to request a refund for this session is Friday August 3, 2018.
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