Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 45th St NW & Van Ness St NW, Washington, DC
Turtle Park (which is officially called Friendship Park) is a city favorite. The playground is fenced, and very large and shaded, with benches all around, and play equipment suited to many ages...
Location: 2000 Shorefield Road, Silver Spring, MD
Wheaton Regional Park has something for everyone - depending on which part you're in.
The Shorefield Road entrance leads to four miles of paved trails for walkers, strollers, and bicyc...
Location: 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD
Location: 1529 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC
The DCJCC, as it's better known, offers a plethora of family activities. Family swim and gym times, playgroups, and special holiday activities make this a great place to be and belong.
Location: 3422 North 13th Street, Arlington, VA
Y programs are extremely family-oriented. Kids and adults alike can play soccer or micro-soccer, take lessons in karate and jujitsu, and more.
The outdoor pool is open from Memor...
Location: 227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA
Jammin' Java is a music venue presenting local, regional, and nationally touring acts seven nights a week, as well as a variety of popular children's concerts daily, Monday-Friday, with special...
Location: Glen Echo Park , 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
The Puppet Co. operates year-round, offering nine different shows per year. Advance reservations for these are strongly recommended; a non-paid, no obligation reservation can be made up to two ...
Location: 4041 Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA
Location: Washington, DC
Jonathan Austin is an award winning entertainer, with a party repertoire that includes juggling, magic, unicycling, and lots of comedy and audience participation. His shows are custom tailored to fit ...
Location: 7101 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD
A combination toy store and workshop that lets kids create their own stuffed animals, Build-a-Bear offers both drop-in fun and party options for little cuddlers.
Bears and other stuffab...
Location: 7740 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD
Artworks Fine Art Studio is dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of fine art; classes focus on the fundamentals of drawing and painting. Instructors at Artworks use a step-by-step teaching...
Location: 401 F Street NW, Washington, DC
Prices: Great Hall, Museum Shop, cafe, or a docent-led tour of our historic landmark building: free of charge.
Access to all galleries, including LEGO Architecture and the Building Zone, a...
Location: 441 A Carlisle Drive, Herndon, VA
Wee Play is a weekly activity class for toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Classes meet one hour a week for ten weeks. Each theme-based class includes the following five activitie...
Location: 18780 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont, VA
Great Country Farms offers pick-your-own fruits and vegetables as well as family seasonal programs. Enjoy a picnic in their oak grove after playing - or picking produce. Depending on the season...