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

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan. 17-19) 10 Fun Things to do With Your Kids in the DMV

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

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan 10-12) 7 Fun Things to do with your family in the DMV

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

“Becoming Jane” Now Open at the National Geographic Museum Families Can Take Walk in Dr. Jane Goodall's Shoes At This Interactive Exhibit

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

“Peter Pan and Wendy” at Shakespeare Theatre Company This new adaptation will have kids cracking up — just don't expect any musical numbers

“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 activities around DC, including a production of Squeakers and Mr. Gumdrop at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 26-29) 8 fun things to do with your kids in the DMV

Our picks for family-friendly activities around DC this weekend include a fun assortment of children’s plays, end-of-the-season holiday performances, a pre-New Year’s Eve dance party and “Bomb Squad Science” for kids. Thursday, December 26 “The Velveteen Rabbit” Disappointed by her Christmas gift, a girl grows to love her toy Rabbit …

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

Local 6th Grader Flies in “Peter Pan and Wendy” Chauncey Chestnut plays Michael Darling in new Shakespeare Theatre Company production

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 in DC this weekend include Ferris wheel rides with Santa

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 19-22) Fun things to do with your kids in the DMV

  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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