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Weekend Fun: The Best Family Events Around DC (Aug 13-16) This weekend enjoy the Maryland Vegan Restaurant Week, online yoga, and Harry Potter screenings

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Stretch and Relax

Another week, another excuse for some much-needed enjoyable meditation. Tune back into the U.S. Botanic Garden’s online yoga class this weekend. Get your mat and water ready, but don’t forget to register, as only the first 500 registrants can participate. Saturday, Aug. 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Registration required. 


Get Your Wands Out

Any Potterheads looking to nerd out are in luck this weekend. You have not one, but two chances to get out and see one of your favorite Harry Potter movies this weekend: The Bullpen will be showing “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” on Friday for those wanting to see the origins of the iconic series, and “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” on Sunday for all the Robert Pattinson fans out there. Friday, Aug. 14 & Sunday, Aug. 16, 7-11 p.m. $15-30.

Experiment with Science

If your kids are in search of new, hands-on activities, look no further: the American Chemistry Society is hosting an online Kids Zone event this weekend which will feature four different STEM-related activities for your kids to try out. There will be two different events, one in English and one in Spanish. Tune in to see the reigning Miss America, Camille Schrier of Virginia. Saturday, Aug., 15. English, 3-4 p.m.; Spanish, 4-5 p.m. Registration required.

Rise, Rhyme and Read

This event has it all: age-appropriate exercises, positive affirmations, music and a story. Make sure not to miss Busboys and Poets’ music, movement and storytelling event, hosted by literary ambassador Culture Queen. All available from the restaurant’s Facebook Live! Saturday, Aug. 15, 10-10:30 a.m.

Enjoy an Extended Vegan Restaurant Week

In case you missed any of their previous events, Maryland Vegan Eats has now extended their Vegan Restaurant Week through Aug. 23. From PLNT Burger to Miss Shirley’s Cafe, check out their website for a full list of participating restaurants and special events. Through Aug. 23. Locations and times vary

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