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Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 11/19/2012

Imagination Play comes to National Building Museum

The firm that launched a mission to redefine playgrounds shows there’s life after LEGOs.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  09:12 AM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Activities

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Discovery Shuttle: Best family-friendly viewing options

It’s expected to fly over the National Mall, Gravelly Point and Alexandria Waterfront at about 1,500 feet.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  09:35 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Outdoor Activities

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Events for kids in the D.C. area

“Rapunzel” continues its run at Imagination Stage, and the National Zoo hosts an Easter Monday celebration.

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Tags:  Outdoor Activities

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Study of preschoolers finds need for more outdoor play

Jennifer LaRue Huget reports on a new study that found most young children’s parents don’t spend enough time outdoors with them.

By On Parenting  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Childhood Obesity, Outdoor Activities, Childhood Development

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Enjoying the cherry blossoms without the crowd

One mom learns the value of visiting the cherry blossoms early in the morning: less tourists.

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Tags:  Outdoor Activities

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Cherry Blossom Festival: Parents weigh the joy vs. the hassle

How do we take advantage of all the family-friendly offerings this season without getting stuck in a tourist-jam that would ruin the experience?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, Outdoor Activities

Posted at 02:00 AM ET, 03/14/2012

Ways to involve kids in gardening

In this week’s Local Living, Barbara Damrosch relays strategies she and other farmers have used for getting their kids involved in the garden.

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Tags:  Outdoor Activities

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company coming to Va.

Fred Garbo, co-founder of Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company, takes his show to the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas on Saturday.

By On Parenting  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Weekend activities

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Keller Williams to host kids matinee at 9:30 Club

The Virginia native will perform songs from “Kids” Saturday at 2:30 p.m.

By On Parenting  |  12:13 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Weekend activities