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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan. 17-19)

This weekend's list of family-friendly activities happening around DC includes a bonsai and origami workshop at the U.S. National Arboretum

There are lots of family-friendly activities on the calendar for this weekend, including an origami workshop, an ice carving competition and a live show featuring from everyone’s favorite fuzzy preschooler from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, Daniel Tiger. Sure, you’ll be busy, but don’t worry: the kids can recover when they’re …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan 10-12)

Nationals Winterfest is one of the family-friendly activities around dc this weekend

Temperatures are predicted to be in the 60s this weekend, so grab a lightweight jacket and enjoy the fresh air and some family-friendly activities around DC. Our weekend picks include an acoustic concert for kids, a sensory-friendly production of “Peter Pan and Wendy,” Nationals Winterfest and more. Friday, January 10 …

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“Becoming Jane” Now Open at the National Geographic Museum

A young girl explores the "Becoming Jane" exhibit at the National Geographic Museum

Twenty-five years before Dr. Jane Goodall traveled from England to Africa to study chimpanzees, a chimp at the London Zoo gave birth to a baby. Born the same year as King George’s Silver Jubilee, celebrating the 25th anniversary of his reign, the baby chimpanzee was named Jubilee. Plush chimpanzees were …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan. 3-5)

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend: India Day at KID Museum in Bethesda

Don’t spend the first weekend of 2020 bored at home! Our picks for family-friendly activities around DC include ice skating, a celebration of Indian culture, a musical color parade and more. Friday, January 3 Parent and Tot Skate Make a skate date with your toddler! All skill levels are welcome, …

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“Peter Pan and Wendy” at Shakespeare Theatre Company

"Peter Pan and Wendy at DC's Shakespeare Theatre Company

“Peter Pan and Wendy,” a modern retelling of the classic J.M. Barrie play, has been racking up positive reviews since it opened earlier this month at Shakespeare Theatre Company. The Washington Post said it was a “wittily contemporary rendition of Neverland,” while DC Metro Theatre Arts described it as a …

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Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events Around DC

Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Events Around DC Include Noon Yards Eve

If your kids are excited to welcome 2020 but won’t be able to stay awake to watch the ball drop, don’t worry! The DC area offers a variety of daytime activities to ring in the New Year before bedtime, including dance parties, concerts, and a cruise down the Patapsco River. …

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Local 6th Grader Flies in “Peter Pan and Wendy”

Chauncey Chestnut in Peter Pan and Wendy at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Wendy Darling and her bothers. Peter Pan. The Lost Boys. In Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) new production of Peter Pan and Wendy, the characters are mostly children, but the actors who portray them are mostly adults. The exception: Chauncey Chestnut, who plays the littlest Darling sibling, Michael Darling. Chauncey, a …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 19-22)

Family-friendly activities in DC this weekend include Ferris wheel rides with Santa

  Thursday, December 19 Wiggle Time Guided movement and play enhance comprehension for little ones at this engaging story time. Francis A. Gregory Library, Washington, DC at 10:30 a.m. FREE Santa Technology Workshop Design and decorate your very own 3D-printed ornament! All proceeds benefit Enable Alliance, a local nonprofit that uses …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 12-15)

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 12-15)

Thursday, December 12 “Fiddler on the Roof” Directed by Tony-winner Bartlett Sher, this heart-warming tale focuses on family, faith and timeless traditions. Ideal for ages 8 and up. National Theatre, Washington, DC at 7:30 p.m. $54-114 Friday, December 13 Vienna Boys Choir Experience the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys …

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January 18, 2020

City of Stories: A Community Book Art Project
at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington

Family Opera Atelier | Opera starts with Oh!
at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington

“A NIGHT ON BROADWAY”
at Stafford High School in Fredericksburg

January 19, 2020

City of Stories: A Community Book Art Project
at Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington

Auditions for High School Summer Shakespeare
at Tysons Corner Center (lower level next to Lord + Taylor) in Tysons