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Family-friendly activities around DC, including a production of Squeakers and Mr. Gumdrop at Atlas Performing Arts Center

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 26-29) 8 fun things to do with your kids in the DMV

Our picks for family-friendly activities around DC this weekend include a fun assortment of children’s plays, end-of-the-season holiday performances, a pre-New Year’s Eve dance party and “Bomb Squad Science” for kids. Thursday, December 26 “The Velveteen Rabbit” Disappointed by her Christmas gift, a girl grows to love her toy Rabbit …

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SkySquad wants to improve the airport experience for families traveling with young children

SkySquad provides parents a helping hand at Dulles Airport New concierge service wants to improve travel experience for families

If you’ve ever wished for an extra set of hands at the airport, you’re in luck. SkySquad, a new concierge service, launched earlier this month at Dulles Airport to make it easier for families who have their hands full to navigate the airport. SkySquad assistants can help with ticketing, preparing …

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Chauncey Chestnut in Peter Pan and Wendy at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Local 6th Grader Flies in “Peter Pan and Wendy” Chauncey Chestnut plays Michael Darling in new Shakespeare Theatre Company production

Wendy Darling and her bothers. Peter Pan. The Lost Boys. In Shakespeare Theatre Company’s (STC) new production of Peter Pan and Wendy, the characters are mostly children, but the actors who portray them are mostly adults. The exception: Chauncey Chestnut, who plays the littlest Darling sibling, Michael Darling. Chauncey, a …

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Family-friendly activities in DC this weekend include Ferris wheel rides with Santa

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 19-22) Fun things to do with your kids in the DMV

  Thursday, December 19 Wiggle Time Guided movement and play enhance comprehension for little ones at this engaging story time. Francis A. Gregory Library, Washington, DC at 10:30 a.m. FREE Santa Technology Workshop Design and decorate your very own 3D-printed ornament! All proceeds benefit Enable Alliance, a local nonprofit that uses …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 12-15)

Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Dec. 12-15) Fun things to do with your kids in the DMV

Thursday, December 12 “Fiddler on the Roof” Directed by Tony-winner Bartlett Sher, this heart-warming tale focuses on family, faith and timeless traditions. Ideal for ages 8 and up. National Theatre, Washington, DC at 7:30 p.m. $54-114 Friday, December 13 Vienna Boys Choir Experience the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys …

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The train show at the U.S. Botanic Garden makes our list of DC-area holiday events for kids with special needs

10 DC-Area Holiday Events for Kids with Special Needs Fun attractions that are both accessible and sensory friendly

December in the DMV is packed with holiday attractions! But families with special needs children may struggle with accessibility or sensory overload, so planning is a must. To save you time, we’ve done the research for you! Here are some of our favorite DC-area holiday events for kids with special …

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"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" on ICE!

“How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on ICE! Explore the chilly world Whoville at the Gaylord National Resort

ICE! is back at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center with an all-new theme featuring the 1957 Dr. Seuss classic “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” Holiday revelers should grab their cozy parkas for this family outing! Enter a colorful wonderland of sculptures, scenes and slides all hand-carved by artisans …

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