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4th of July Events & Activities

District of Columbia Fireworks and Celebrations A Capitol Fourth Concert 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. (Admittance begins at 3 p.m.) West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. A 4th of July tradition in the nation’s capital includes a live concert by the National Symphony Orchestra and several pop artists performing patriotic music …

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Food and Wine Pairing Tips for Your Memorial Day Party

Memorial Day heralds the start of grilling season. Perfect your fireside techniques and enhance outdoor dining by learning how to pair wine with grilled dishes. “The right wine makes every meal better, especially with meals cooked on the grill,” says Michael Trujillo, President and Director of Winemaking at Sequoia Grove …

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Safe Swimming Fun for National Water Safety Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowning is the leading cause of accidental injury-related death among children ages 1 to 4. Goldfish Swim School is working to address this statistic through its Safety Day during National Water Safety Month. The event, which will be held May 16, will provide …

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10 Local Mother’s Day Outings

Are you looking for something fun and new to do this Mother’s Day? We have a list of the Top 10 Local Mother’s Day Outings in the DMV! Key: $: Up to $15 $$: $16-$40 $$$: $41 and up Spirit of Washington Mother’s Day Cruise $$$, Departs from Pier 4, …

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40 Ways to Grow a Green Kid

Living a green life isn’t just for adults. The next generation can be trained from a young age to be good stewards of the earth and to live a sustainable lifestyle. But what exactly can a preschooler do? Or a 12 year-old? Read on for 40 ways that you can …

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month! There are many ways to celebrate! But first, we’d like to share our favorite poem right now with you: Daddy’s Footsteps – Author Unknown “Walk a little slower, Daddy”, Said a little child so small. “I’m following in your footsteps, And I don’t want to …

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Plant Your Spring Garden

During the cooler days of fall, planning and planting bulbs for a spring garden can be a fun, hands on learning experience for your kids. Once you’ve purchased your bulbs, a little science lesson comes into play before the bulbs go into the ground. Take time to teach kids how …

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Cottage Chic Jewelry Box Spring Craft

Elegant and feminine with a focus on butterflies and soft pastels, the hottest look for spring is cottage chic. You’ll find it everywhere from fashionable attire to stylish home decor, so why not borrow from the trend as you get crafty this spring. To achieve just the right look, remember …

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A Party for Every Personality

A kid’s birthday is the all-about-ME day. We parents know that. We want nothing more than to see that shine in our kids’ eyes when they get to celebrate their big day “their way.” To inspire you to throw that perfectly memorable birthday party, we like parties that reflect a …

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Spring Break Day Trips and Activities

Are you looking for something to do with the kids during their Spring Break? Try a day trip in the area! We’ve compiled a list of great attractions and trips to keep the little ones busy while they’re home from school! Maryland In Annapolis, MD www.visitAnnapolis.org Attractions Include: Annapolis Maritime …

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