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Blogs & Sites
Location: 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria, VA
Green Spring Gardens Park is a 27-acre park that advances the awareness and practice of gardening in Metropolitan Washington, DC. Visitors are invited to stroll through five acres of gardens - ...
Location: 902 Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA
The Alexandria Black History Museum is comprised of the Museum, the Watson Reading Room, and the Alexandria African American Heritage Park.
The museum, devoted to exhibiting local and ...
Location: 1313 Bonifant Road, Silver Spring, MD
The National Capital Trolley Museum was founded in 1959 after the abandonment of streetcar service in the District of Columbia had become a certainty. The museum's mission is to preserve and in...
Location: 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Silver Spring, MD
Location: 11717 Orebaugh Avenue, Silver Spring, MD
Wheaton Ice Arena is a covered, year-round, NFL-sized rink. There are party rooms, a pro shop, and a snack bar. Wheaton Ice offers public sessions as well as group and private lessons. Registra...
Location: 1201 South Joyce Street, Arlington, VA
Amidst the shops of Pentagon Row, a small outdoor ice skating is open during the winter months (through mid March). Skating lessons and party packages are available. Call the rink for d...
Location: 5100 Meadowside Lane, Derwood, MD
Meadowside Nature Center, located in Rock Creek Regional Park, offers programs and exhibits which interpret natural and cultural history and demonstrate responsible management of our natural re...
Location: 3149 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The DC Department of Parks and Recreation operates parks, community and recreation centers, pools, and fitness centers throughout the city. A vast array of classes are available, ranging from s...
Location: 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, DC
Amenities at the Turkey Thicket Recreation Center include a gymnasium, a lighted athletic field with a 90' diamond, a lighted basketball court, an indoor swimming pool (plus a smaller "kiddie" ...
Location: 2500 N Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Francis Pool has a large pool, with lap lanes, plus a smaller, wade-in tot pool. Lounge chairs surround the pool, and a bathhouse provides restrooms and changing facilities.
Location: 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington Navy Yard, Building 76, Washington, DC
The US Navy Museum, an accredited museum and member of the American Association of Museums, is a self-guided facility.
Scavenger hunts for children are available at the Museum...
Location: 9th and N. Stuart Streets, Arlington, VA
Welburn Square is an outdoor civic space located across the street from the Ballston Metro stop. The Square plays host to several seasonal events, including the Ballston Farmers Market - open o...
Location: 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA
Market Square is located next to City Hall in Old Town and hosts seasonal events as well as a farmer's market, thought to be one of the nation's oldest continually operating farmer's markets. T...
Location: 1500 Block of 20th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The Dupont Circle Farmer's Market - open year-round, rain or shine - features the wares of more than 30 farmers offering fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, fish, cheeses, fruit pies, breads,...