January 2021

Recent Posts

Pop Up a Movie Night

Invite your friends and neighbors over, spread out some comfy seating and dim the lights. We all know that August is the time when “summer boredom” hits. So, why not try something new like hosting an end-of-summer movie night in the comfort of your own home or on a projector …

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What to Do When Summer Boredom Hits

Whoever first penned the phrase, “the lazy days of summer” surely never had kids. Parents with young children are especially apt to be scratching their heads or on the couch in a fetal position, wondering how to manage the open, unconstructed stretch of time called summer. Even if you’ve successfully …

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Weekend Guide: July 18-21

THURSDAY 18 Bob Brown Puppets: World on a String Join Master Puppeteer Bob Brown on a rollicking adventure around the world! Visit Australia, Asia and Europe before you return home to Yankee Doodle and the U.S.! Pick up a free token beginning 30 minutes before the program. 10:30 a.m., FREE, …

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Patriotic Prose

Another riveting read to add to the collection of powerful books on America’s beginnings is local writer Chris Formant’s newest historical-fiction novel, “Saving Washington: The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 and the Battle of Brooklyn.” Based on a lesser-known historical event, Formant tells the story of a group of …

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Mallet, Please

The first thing that first-time crab eaters need to know is to take their time, says Chef Nancy Longo, owner of Pierpoint Restaurant in Fells Point and a cooking instructor who has been leading summer classes for kids for close to two decades. Crabs are a social food, a mealtime …

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Weekend Guide: July 11-14

THURSDAY 11 Cub Corner Got a little one fascinated by planes? This aviation-themed story time offered every other Thursday also includes a craft activity. For children age 5 and younger. 10:30 a.m, FREE with museum admission, College Park Aviation Museum, collegeparkaviationmuseum.com. ‘The Juliet Letters’ A musical collection of loves notes …

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An Ode to Nature

As a child, shoes were always optional. I wandered barefoot as often as I could get away with, splashing through welcoming post-rainfall puddles in the driveway and feeling the crisp grass between my toes in the front yard. Covering my feet felt unnaturally restrictive. They longed to be free, exploring …

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Weekend Guide: July 4-7

Thursday 4 Red, White & Blue Reptiles Alive! A variety of colorful live reptiles — ones with red scales and white tails and some with blue tongues — will be featured during this fun and patriotic-inspired animal show! A kid-friendly wildlife educator will educate and entertain guests with animal stories …

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Star-Spangled Fun

When it comes to Independence Day celebrations, our area’s got it covered. Classic fireworks displays, patriotic parades, live performances … there are so many ways to enjoy this beloved summer holiday. So grab the family, don some red, white and blue and head out to one of these awesome local …

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2021 Virtual Education Fair

Barrie School

  Barrie School inspires excellence, intrinsic motivation, and responsibility through innovation in learning. Serving a …

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March 21, 2021

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano
at Center for the Arts in Fairfax