Wednesday, April 25 is World Penguin Day, timed to coincide with the annual northward march to the sea of Antarctic penguins. To celebrate, the Library is hosting a conversation with scientist and author Ron Naveen, who has spent more than 30 years working in Antarctica counting penguins. Time: 10:30 a.m. Place: the Young Readers Center of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of … [Read more...] about Free: World Penguin Day at Library of Congress
Here's our list of things to do with kids in Baltimore from attractions to festivals, family friendly restaurants and even a few suggestions on where to sleep when you're ready to crash. Go wild for art at the three-day free Artscape street festival See art at its most kooky and kinetic at the American Visionary Art Museum Ride the first mile of rail laid in America at the … [Read more...] about 37 Things to Do with Kids on a Road Trip to Baltimore
Spring break is just around the corner, and parents are scratching their heads trying to figure out what to do with their kids during the holiday. Heidi McIndoo at our sister site, Living on the Cheap, has come up with some great activities to keep kids busy and having fun. Check out the (safe!) science experiments and a host of indoor activities for iffy weather days. For example: Kid … [Read more...] about What To Do With Kids During Spring Break
Snore & Roar Sleepovers for Families Priority registration for the 2018 Snore & Roar season will begin in March 2018 for Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ). Premier Plus and above level FONZ members may begin to register on March 27 at 10 a.m. Registration for all FONZ members begins April 3 at 10 a.m. Public registration opens on April 10 at 10 a.m. Become a Friend of the … [Read more...] about Registration Opens for Sleepovers at National Zoo
The popular McPick 2 discount menu is back at McDonald's for a limited time, with a new line-up of choices. Pick two of the following items for just $5 at participating locations: Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, Quarter Pounder with Cheese or 10 Chicken McNuggets. You must purchase two items to get the savings. Otherwise, you'll pay regular price. (It's a great deal, given a few of the sandwiches … [Read more...] about McDonald’s: McPick 2 Discount Menu is Back
Summers in the Washington, D.C. area can be brutally hot and humid. There is no better outdoor fun than to enjoy the day swimming or splashing around in the cool waters of the many splash fountains scattered around the city. Here is a list of the main locations for you to visit this summer. We'll add more as we discover them. Palisades Spray Park - 5200 Sherier Place … [Read more...] about Splash Fountains/Pools in or Near Washington, D.C.
Wow, the biggest decision when planning an inexpensive trip to Washington is where to begin because there are so many options that the kids--and adults--will enjoy. Here are some suggestions on how to get started: 1--If you don’t mind spending some money up front you can get a discount card for each family member for a Washington DC Explorer Pass. This entitles you to up to 40% discount on 14 … [Read more...] about 17 Free or Cheap Things to Do With Kids in Washington, DC This Summer
Cinemark opens the doors on its Summer Movie Clubhouse with 10 family-friendly flicks for $5, when purchased in advance. Punchcards for the $5-for-10 movie special are available at participating theaters' box offices or online. Without a punchcard, it's still a great deal at $1 per film. The 10-week film fest begins in late May or early June (depending on location) with screenings starting at 10 … [Read more...] about Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark: 10 Kid Flicks for $5