Posts Tagged ‘ outings ’

Return to Rebounderz

Wednesday March 27, 2013
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Return to Rebounderz

Yesterday, we went to Rebounderz as part of our Spring Break fun.  We hadn’t been since last year so I thought I’d do another post detailing some of the changes since our last visit. Procedurally, they are handling crowds a bit different.  You are welcome to walk-in, but they also accept online reservations.  ...

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Ideas for Local Spring Break Fun

Friday March 22, 2013
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Ideas for Local Spring Break Fun

It’s Friday, school is out and the kids are officially on SPRING BREAK! We will be in town so I’ve been trying to come up with a plan to keep us busy and having fun.   Here’s some of what we have planned — maybe it will provide some inspiration or fun for your...

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Nordic Cool at the Kennedy Center

Friday March 1, 2013
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Nordic Cool at the Kennedy Center

Last Saturday I took my oldest (9) and youngest (5) to the Kennedy Center to check out their “Nordic Cool” exhibit. The festival, which runs from February 19 – March 17, 2013 is: A month-long international festival of theater, dance, music, visual arts, literature, design, cuisine, and film to highlight the diverse cultures of...

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Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights

Thursday January 3, 2013
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Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court  Vienna, VA 22182 703-255-3631 website Winter Walk of Lights Runs mid-November through the first weekend in January Cost: $13 adults, $8 kids (Ages 3-12) Operates nightly 5pm – 10pm (First entry 5:30pm, last timed entry 9:15pm) Our Review Every Christmas break, we try and squeeze in a...

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Fall Fun at Cox Farms

Wednesday October 24, 2012
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Fall Fun at Cox Farms

It’s a family tradition to go to Cox Farms every fall.   We finally got there last Friday when our school was out for parent teacher conferences.   It was fairly crowded when we arrived around noon.  I was hoping the fact that it was a school day for Fairfax County would mean less...

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Urban Evolution Summer Day Camp

Tuesday September 25, 2012
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Urban Evolution Summer Day Camp

I meant to blog about this while it was still summer, but life got moving to fast for me.  Despite it being mid-September, I wanted to share about this amazing camp experience my older two kids had this summer at Urban Evolution in Alexandria, VA. I heard about Urban Evolution (UE) a while ago...

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Redskins Training Camp

Wednesday August 29, 2012
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Redskins Training Camp

Among the items on our summer bucket list was checking out the Washington Redskins Training Camp. This was on the list more for me than the kids, as I am the only hardcore football fanatic in my house (I haven’t properly trained the kids to catch the fever). Despite this, they allowed me drag...

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Living Classrooms Science + You Exhibit

Wednesday August 29, 2012
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Living Classrooms Science + You Exhibit

On the day we went to check out Yards Park in DC, we also stopped in on the Living Classrooms Science + You exhibit. This temporary exhibit (which closed on August 5th) was set-up in a still undeveloped space in the ground floor of the Foundry Lofts near the Navy Yards and Capitol Riverwalk....

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Family Fun at Kings Dominion

Friday August 17, 2012
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Family Fun at Kings Dominion

Earlier this summer, our family spent a wonderful day at Kings Dominion amusement park, courtesy of Cedar Fair and BlogHer. As a native of Northern Virginia, one of my favorite summer rituals from childhood was our annual trip to Kings Dominion. I went nearly every summer, either with the swim team or my family....

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Summer Bucket List — the 2012 Edition

Monday July 30, 2012
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2012 Summer Bucket List

Our 2012 Summer Bucket List -- better late than never! This list of fun things to do should keep us busy until school starts.

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