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MAR   29   Sunday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 10 and 11:15 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Dinosaur Egg Hunt. Kids ages 2 to 8. Noon to 4 p.m. Stomp over to enjoy a dinosaur-themed program and outdoor egg hunt while visiting dinoland in Nature Playce. Make a dino craft to take home. Preregister. Canceled in case of rain. $$ Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale, VA.
Easter Egg Hunt. Kids ages 1 to 7. 11 a.m. Have fun hunting for eggs filled with treats and treasures. Preregister. Canceled in case of rain. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.
Easter Egg Hunt and Exhibition. All ages (family-friendly event). Three sessions: 1:00, 2:30 and 4:00 p.m. The gardens are open for thefestive spring fun, including crafts, a visit from some Easter friends, and of course, an expansive egg hunt. Also included in each session is a special musical rendition of the Teddy Bear Picnic in partnership with Imagination Stage. $$ Evermay Estate, Washington, DC.
Faberg‚ Egg Family Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 5 p.m. Faberge Egg Family Festival celebrates spring's arrival to Hillwood's gardens. Celebrate the season in grand Russian style, with festive folk music and traditional Russian games. Step into Faberg‚'s Workshop to decorate your own Faberg‚-inspired egg and enjoy the exquisite imperial eggs and other splendid Faberg‚ pieces in the collection. Tickets online. $$ Hillwood Museum, Washington, DC.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Junior Jams - Jazz Brunch with Jazzy Ash. All ages (family-friendly event). 10:30 a.m. Join us for a Junior Jams special event, a continental jazz brunch with Jazzy Ash! Admission includes coffee and drinks for the kids as well continental brunch items. Ash grew up dually influenced by the music from her mother's hometown of New Orleans, as well as by her father's Trinidadian culture. Tickets online. $$ FNDTN Gallery and Liveroom, Kensington, MD.
Spring Amphibians. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 to 3 p.m. Amphibians make their way to water in spring to find mates and lay eggs. Discover which amphibians live in Reston, and which of them have used the nature center pond as a nursery. Explore the pond to see who is around right now. Preregister by March 26. $$ Walker Nature Center, Reston, VA.
Willy Wonka Jr.. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. A KAT 2nd Stage production. Roald Dahl's timeless tale of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir. Tickets online. $$ Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD.

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MAR   30   Monday


Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Take a Walk in the Park Day. Kids ages 2+. 4 to 5p.m. Need to unwind? Just want to hang out with a Naturalist in this beautiful place? Then join us as we celebrate the most wonderful of "holidays." We'll take a lovely stroll around the lake and see what we can find. Preregister. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.

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MAR   31   Tuesday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Half Pint Kids Club: The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Kids ages 2 to 5. 4 to 4:45 p.m. Spring is officially here! Today we're making the caterpillar from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. We'll be snacking on some of his favorite foods from the story as well! Sign up at customer service. FREE Whole Foods, Chevy Chase, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Slim Bodyology: Frantastic You. Kids grades K to 8. 10:15 a.m. and noon. Nationally renowned Slim Goodbody performs a health and body musical that introduces children to how we all work from the inside out. $$ Publick Playhouse, Cheverly, MD.

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April

APR   1   Wednesday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Bunny Bonanza. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interact with live rabbits, meet the Easter Bunny, and enjoy hands-on exhibits and crafts for all ages. Discover opportunities to volunteer to work with animals in our area. A "must-see" for anyone who owns a rabbit or is thinking about becoming a rabbit owner. $$ Heritage Farm Museum, Sterling, VA.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35 and 4:20 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Little Explorers: Spring Chickens. Kids ages 3 to 5. 10 to 11 a.m. Visit the Plantation and listen carefully to the different sounds animals can make. What noises do you hear when you listen to the world around us? $$ Historic St. Mary's City, Visitors Center, St. Mary's City, MD.
Tot Time! April Fool's Day. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10 to 10:45 a.m. Camouflage helps animals hide; can we find some animals hiding around Locust Grove? Outdoor activities are included in this program, so please dress for the weather. Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   2   Thursday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Preschool Songs and Stories. Kids ages 3 to 5. 11 to 11:45 a.m. Enjoy creative music and stories with an adult. Preregister. Also held on April 16. $$ Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD.
Snugglers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Are you a new parent or care giver and looking for ways to get out of the house, and learn? Join us each Thursday for a 45-minute guided tour of the Conservatory. Each week will be a different exploration. This program is designed for parents and care providers who have a tiny one in a snuggly blanket. Please note: we cannot support strollers or older siblings. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.
Tot Time! Web Wonders. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10 to 10:45 a.m. Do you know which spiders spin, and why? And which ones stalk their prey like a lion? Come find out the answers to these questions and other cool things about spiders! Outdoor activities included, dress for weather. Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   3   Friday


Kids Easter Celebration. All ages (family-friendly event). 6 to 9 p.m. Come enjoy an evening of fun, food and entertainment for the entire family. Live Interactive telling of the Easter Story; moon bounces; music; win tickets in Game Central to redeem for prizes; free food and refreshments; and much more. FREE Calvary Temple, Sterling, VA.
8th Annual Eggstravaganza!. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to noon. Rolling green lawns, bobbing spring blooms and the elegant mansion on a hill serve as backdrop for this festive annual attraction. Join the Easter Bunny as kids enjoy an Egg Hunt (at 10:30 a.m.) and thrilling Egg Roll Contest (at 10:45) down the grand South Lawn. Ongoing activities include decorating bunny masks and playing games from the past. Tickets online. $$ Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, DC.
Annual Egg Hunt. Kids ages 2 to 12. 10 am. to 3 p.m. Hunts start every 30 minutes. Search for real eggs through our meadows, then dye and decorate the eggs you find. Event includes other on-going Spring-related activities. Don't forget to bring a basket to collect your eggs. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Nature's Egg Hunt. Ages 2 to 8. 1 to 2 p.m. Learn all about what eggs look like in nature and search for the natural-looking eggs we've hidden. Then we'll head back in to make our very own natural-looking egg. Preregister. FREE Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.

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APR   4   Saturday


16th Annual Free Family FunFest. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join us for the unofficial start of the Baysox season! Features free rides and games in Louie's Kids Park, music and games on the concourse and displays from local businesses and organizations. April 4 is the first day single game tickets can be purchased at tickets office or online. FREE Prince George's Stadium, Bowie, MD.
8th Annual Eggstravaganza!. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to noon. Rolling green lawns, bobbing spring blooms and the elegant mansion on a hill serve as backdrop for this festive annual attraction. Join the Easter Bunny as kids enjoy an Egg Hunt (at 10:30 a.m.) and thrilling Egg Roll Contest (at 10:45) down the grand South Lawn. Ongoing activities include decorating bunny masks and playing games from the past. Tickets online. $$ Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, DC.
Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 10 and 11:15 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Indoor Baby Bazaar. For adults. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Experience market shopping indoors as you peruse bargains galore and amazing treasures. FREE Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Building 16, Gaithersburg, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
President's Gallery Easter Egg Hunt. Kids ages 12 and under. Four sessions, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. For those unable to attend the Easter Roll at The White House, tons of eggs will be hidden throughout the President's Gallery at Madame Tussauds, waiting to be discovered by guests as they interact with and enjoy wax figures of all 44 U.S. Presidents. Enjoy a meet & greet with the Easter Bunny, onsite petting zoo, face painting and crafts. Tickets online. $$ Madame Tussauds, Washington, DC.
Shakespeare in Action for Families. Kids ages 10 to 14. 9:30 a.m. to noon. Words, words, and swords! Perfect your skills of oration and swordplay while performing a scene from Shakespeare's Hamlet on the Folger stage! Refreshments included. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Spring Fest. Kids ages 3 to 8. 10 a.m. to noon. Spring Fest includes self-guided arts and crafts projects, entertainment and the opportunity for a professional photo with the Bunny. Remember to bring your basket for our parent/child egg hunt (10 egg limit). Please register early! Space is limited. $$ McLean Community Center, McLean, VA.
Weekend Walk in the Woods. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 to 10 a.m. Each hike will have a unique and exciting natural history theme. Please come prepared to hike in sneakers and don't forget your water bottle. We hope you will join us for our exciting new programs each month! Meet at the amphitheater by the main house. FREE Woodend Sanctuary, Audubon Naturalist Society, Chevy Chase, MD.

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APR   5   Sunday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 10 and 11:15 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Sunday Shoreline Sweep-up. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 3 p.m. Help clean up the trash that finds its way onto the banks of Oxon Cove. Spend your afternoon in the fresh air, getting some exercise and making a visible difference. Earn service hours. Young people under age 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult. FREE Oxon Cove Park, Oxon Hill, MD.

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APR   6   Monday


Get Lost!. Kids ages 6+. 1 to 3 p.m. Are you looking for a family adventure? Then join us for an introduction to getting lost! Okay, not 'lost,' really we mean orienteering, geocaching and letterboxing. Learn about each activity, then pratice your new skills. Preregister. FREE Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.

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APR   7   Tuesday


High Tech Egg Hunt. Kids ages 8+. 1 to 3 p.m. Join us for a hike and hunt through the woods. Learn how to use a GPS unit, then spend the day on a springtime geocaching adventure to hunt for springtime treats. Be prepared to hike (long pants and sturdy shoes strongly recommended). If you don't have a GPS unit, we'll lend you one. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.

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APR   8   Wednesday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Frog Foray. Kids ages 6 to 12. 10 to 11:30 a.m. It's spring and the frogs and toads are singing! Join this hike to three different ponds in search of frog eggs, tadpoles and toads. We'll walk about 1.5 miles on natural surface trails. Preregister. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
Homeschool Day: Adventure in the New World!. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Life was hard for the colonists. Learn what they had to do to survive and adapt to their new world. A special day of fun and learning just for homeschool families. Preregister. $$ Historic St. Mary's City, Visitors Center, St. Mary's City, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 and 5:50 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35 and 4:20 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.

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APR   9   Thursday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Jean-Michael Cousteau's Secret Ocean 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11:25 a.m, 1:15, 3:05 p.m. This stunning and educational film brings viewers up close and personal with underwater ecosystems and sea creatures in hopes of raising awareness for ocean conservation and better environmental practices. It will be sure to inspire and awe all. Tickets online. $$ National Museum of Natural History, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Journey to Space 3D. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m., 1:35, 4:20 and 5:45 p.m. Discover how NASA's shuttle program has led to its exciting new era of space exploration. Learn about the International Space Station. Uncover what NASA and the space community are working on, such as capturing asteroids and landing astronauts on Mars. Tickets online. $$ National Air and Space Museum, Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Washington, DC.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
Snugglers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Are you a new parent or care giver and looking for ways to get out of the house, and learn? Join us each Thursday for a 45-minute guided tour of the Conservatory. Each week will be a different exploration. This program is designed for parents and care providers who have a tiny one in a snuggly blanket. Please note: we cannot support strollers or older siblings. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.

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APR   10   Friday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 11:45 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Cupcakes with Otus. Ages 3 to 6. 11 to 11:45 a.m. Our mascot, Otus the Owl, loves spending time with friends! Read a story, enjoy a 'sweet' time decorating an owl-inspired cupcake, and get your photo with Otus! Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Family Fishing Fun!. Kids ages 3+. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. We'll show you how to set up a simple bobber rig, bait your hook, and give you some tips on casting. We'll provide the bait and rigging supplies -- you just need to catch the fish! We have fishing poles you can borrow, but bring one if you have one. Preregister. FREE Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.

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APR   11   Saturday


Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 10 and 11:15 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Children's Cherry Blossom Celebration. Kids ages 5+. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Celebrate spring and the Japanese gift of the cherry trees. Take the chopstick challenge, paint a paper lantern, rake a Zen garden, fold origami and more. Enjoy free activities or have even more fun by purchasing a craft ticket that gives you access to a variety of Japanese-inspired crafts. Preregister. $$ Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
Community Green Up Day. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteer to help clean up local streams, schools, parks and common areas. SSL credits available. FREE Various locations, Gaithersburg, MD.
Consignment Sale & Small Business Expo. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Half price sale at 11 a.m. Don't miss this huge semi-annual sale and expo. Clothes for infants, children & maternity, toys & books, baby gear and much more! Family-friendly vendors too. No strollers allowed in the building. FREE St. John's Early Learning Education Center, Alexandria, VA.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
STEMosphere. Kids ages 5+. 9:30 to 4 p.m. STEMosphere, is part of a larger event for educators called Share Fair. STEM=Science, Technology, Engineering, Math. STEMosphere is a huge expo of fun, hands-on, interactive STEM-inspired activities and education methods for a PreK-12 audience. Exhibitors include NASA Aeronautics, Discovery Education, the Smithsonian Science Education Center, First Robotics and more. Preregister. FREE George Washington University, Charles E. Smith Center, Washington, DC.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
The Parenting Movement. 8 a.m to 4 p.m. Hosted by Deborah L. Tillman, America's Most Authentic Parent educator. Each year this annual parenting conference brings parents who are ready to parent on purpose and help their children reach their fullest potential. Speakers: John Finch "The Father Effect" and Brandi Baldwin-Rana "The Balancing Act." Preregister. $$ Alexandria Mark Center Hilton, Alexandria, VA.

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APR   12   Sunday


Anacostia River Festival. All ages (family friendly event). Noon to 4 p.m. This year's Festival celebrates the natural world by focusing on the Anacostia River, its history, ecology, and the communities along its riverbanks. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) brings a recycled eco-activity, musical performances, boating, fishing workshops, tours of historic Anacostia, bike parades and more. FREE Anacostia Park, Washington, DC.
Blue. Kids ages 1 to 5. 10 and 11:15 a.m. Imagine a world where the only color is blue. Blue flowers, blue grass, even blue cereal! Inky and Pale live in such a world until they discover something RED! In this interactive show, two friends find fun in every color of the rainbow! Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Full STEAM Ahead! Busy Builders. Kids ages 2 to 5. 1 to 4 p.m. We are injecting creativity and fun into STEM by adding Art, and turning Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math into STEAM. Children will explore, observe, ask questions, and make predictions about the world around them as they create and play. No registration is required-just drop in. FREE Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD.
Hylton Family Series: Peter Yarrow. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 p.m. Yarrow brings a fun and interactive musical performance with his legendary hits. His newer songs that encourage children to treat each other with compassion, kindness and respect. His activism brings a new purpose: instructing children about the effects of bullying. Tickets online. $$ Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA.
Jumping Jamboree. Kids ages 3 to 5. 2 to 3 p.m. Bring your jumping shoes as we learn about frogs, grasshoppers, rabbits and more. Participate in a jumping contest and see if you can leap as far as a frog or a high as a flea. Make a jumping craft and look for hopping creatures along the trails. Preregister. $$ Walker Nature Center, Reston, VA.
Naval STEM Exposition. Middle school and high school students. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students will be able to connect and engage with our nation's foremost military and civilian organizations by participating in interactive exhibits and career-exploration opportunities that have a theme directly tied to the sea services. Preregister. FREE Gaylord Convention Center, National Harbor, MD.
Peter Yarrow. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 p.m. A fun and interactive musical performance that combines beloved folk tunes with inspiring lessons for children. Plus his iconic folk songs from throughout his career, including "If I Had a Hammer" and "Puff the Magic Dragon." Tickets online. $$ Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   13   Monday


Flower Buds. Kids ages 3 to 5. 10:30 a.m. to noon. On the second Monday of every month, treat your child to gardening activities, stories, crafts and garden walks. Younger siblings are welcome but will not be able to participate in craft making. Preregister. $$ Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, MD.

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APR   14   Tuesday


Nature Explorers: Spring Has Sprung!. Ages 3 to 5. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Discover animals from eggs, snakes, turtles and more! On Tuesdays, a different topic is explored. Participating in a variety of activities, games and crafts will enhance children's learning experiences. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Trail Buddies. Kis ages 3 to 5. 10 to 11 a.m. Discover nature and develop important skills together on the nature center trails! We'll collect, count and sort different natural materials (pre-math), recognize shapes and patterns in nature (art) and invent our own outdoor nature games as we improve and develop social skills like sharing and cooperation. Preregister. Also held on April 28. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.

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APR   15   Wednesday


Little Explorers: Colors. Kids ages 3 to 5. 10 to 11 a.m. Spring is coming, and the world is becoming more colorful! Explore the Town Center and see how many colors we can find! $$ Historic St. Mary's City, Visitors Center, St. Mary's City, MD.
Story Time in the ReSource Room. Kids ages 3 to 5. 10 a.m. Kids will practice their listening skills, participate in group activities and create a craft. The theme for April is friendship. FREE Boeing Learning Center, Washington, DC.

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APR   16   Thursday


Life Under a Log. All ages (family-friendly event). 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fallen trees are homes to many creatures. Turning over a log can reveal mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, arachnids, crustaceans and even fungus. See some of these creatures up close, learn about their roles in the forest ecosystem, and go outside on a short log roll hike. Preregister. $$ Walker Nature Center, Reston, VA.
Preschool Songs and Stories. Kids ages 3 to 5. 11 to 11:45 a.m. Kids and adults enjoy creative music and stories together. Explore the arts through singing, dancing and active listening to story books. Preregister. $$ Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
Salsa Cinderella. Kids grades pre-K to grade 2. 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. Grey Seal Puppets go Latin, having Cinderella dance to a hot beat, learn some Spanish, and discover new foods while the Onion and Garlic Stepsisters try to keep the Pepper Prince from his true love. $$ Publick Playhouse, Cheverly, MD.
Snugglers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Are you a new parent or care giver and looking for ways to get out of the house, and learn? Join us each Thursday for a 45-minute guided tour of the Conservatory. Each week will be a different exploration. This program is designed for parents and care providers who have a tiny one in a snuggly blanket. Please note: we cannot support strollers or older siblings. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.

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APR   17   Friday


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.

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APR   18   Saturday


Fireworks Night. All ages (family-friendly event). Bowie Bayox play the Erie SeaWolves with fireworks after the games. Browse the new Book Swap. Kids run the bases every night! All kids 12 and under are invited down to the field after every home game to run the bases! Tickets online. $$ Prince George's Stadium, Bowie, MD.
Junior Jams. All ages (family-friendly event). 10:30 a.m. This weekend series of childrens' music (kindierock) concerts and other live performances, in this initimate and fun venue. This week featuring: Mr. Skip. Tickets online. $$ FNDTN Gallery and Liveroom, Kensington, MD.
National Math Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experience mathematics like never before! The celebration will feature dozens of fun learning activities, unique performances and interactive exhibits for every age-from hands-on magic, a scavenger hunt and Houdini-like getaways, to lectures with some of the most influential mathematicians of our time. FREE Several Smithsonian museums, Washington, DC.
National Math Festival: Design a Kolam. Kids ages 8 to 14. 2 to 4 p.m. Discover the curved loops and geometric symmetry of kolam, a South Indian style of painting that uses rice flour. Watch a professional artist create a kolam and try making your own. FREE Sackler Gallery, Washington, DC.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
Saturday Song Circle. Kids ages 3 and under. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun, interactive musical experience! An Early Childhood Teaching Artist (playing a ukulele!) explores a popular children's book with your family through song and musical instruments and you will receive a list of all the songs to practice at home. This week: Don't Worry Be Happy. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Spectacular Spots. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 3 p.m. Family program and book signing of Spectacular Spots by children's book author/Illustrator Susan Stockdale. Sponsored by the Bethesda Literary Festival. FREE Bethesda Public Library, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   19   Sunday


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends. All ages (family-friendly event). Dates and times vary. LEGENDS, an all-new edition that unites iconic circus stars with living mythological creatures in a celebration of the LEGENDS that have captured imaginations for centuries. Tickets online. $$ Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA.
Shakespeare's Birthday Open House. All ages (family-friendly event). Noon to 4 p.m. Celebrate the birthday of the Bard with a day full of festivities. From family festivals to performances to birthday cake, from lectures to scholarly conferences to poetry readings and more, there's something for everyone.... including cake! FREE Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Stories with Ranger Steph: What a Wonderful World!. Kids ages 0 to 5. 1 to 2 p.m. This month, get ready for Earth Day as we focus on our wonderful world and how we can keep it wonderful. It's never too early to start being a steward of our national parks. Also held on April 20 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. FREE Oxon Cove Park, Oxon Hill, MD.

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APR   20   Monday


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APR   21   Tuesday


Storytime. Kids ages 3 to 5. 4 to 5 p.m. Storytime is a monthly program when CESJDS teachers will read Jewish values-centric stories to your preschooler, in Hebrew or English. In addition, your child will engage in a related hands-on activity while meeting other other preschoolers in the community. This month is Hebrew. May 19 will be in English. FREE CESJDS Lower School Library, Rockville, MD.

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APR   22   Wednesday


Earth Day Planting. Kids ages 5+. 1 to 4 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by planting a variety of native plants in the gardens including shrubs, ferns and wildflowers. Wear clothes that can get dirty and bring gloves if you have them. We will have some gloves available and will provide tools for planting. Preregister. $$ Walker Nature Center, Reston, VA.
Tot Time! Earth Day Celebration. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10 to 10:45 a.m. Make art out of recycled materials, sing to our animal and plant friends, plant some wildflowers, and more -- all to celebrate this special day. Outdoor activities included, dress for weather. Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   23   Thursday


Snugglers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Are you a new parent or care giver and looking for ways to get out of the house, and learn? Join us each Thursday for a 45-minute guided tour of the Conservatory. Each week will be a different exploration. This program is designed for parents and care providers who have a tiny one in a snuggly blanket. Please note: we cannot support strollers or older siblings. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.

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APR   24   Friday


Celebrate Earth Day!. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Family Festinal celebrating the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Enjoy cooking demonstrations with seasonal produce and representatives of environmental organizations from throughout the region. Drop by and learn all the ways that you can make the planet a healthier place and become a more active steward of the plants that support life on earth. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.
Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. Kids will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more. Tickets online. $$ B & O Museum, Baltimore, MD.

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APR   25   Saturday


Annapolis Book Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring numerous prominent authors, a family-friendly comic-con for children and teens, children's activities, as well as book signings, live music and new and used book sales. Scheduled: Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and authors Jim Dwyer, Michael Moss, Boog Powell and Martin Goldsmith. FREE The Key School, Annapolis, MD.
Daisies: Flower Garden Journey. For Girl Scout Daisies. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Want to work towards your Flower Garden Journey? Join us and complete activities that satisfy some requirements for this Journey. Preregister. $$ Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015. All ages (family-friendly event). 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. Kids will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more. Tickets online. $$ B & O Museum, Baltimore, MD.
Earth Day Tree Fest: Majestic, Green and Growing. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day and the addition of 19 new trees Enjoy a guided, kid-friendly garden tour, or explore on your own with a map. Kids can make seed-balls to take home, plant and participate in crafts, games, and one of two sing-along performances by the popular group Nature Jams. $$ Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, Washington, DC.
Juniors: Gardener Badge. For Girl Scout Juniors. 1 to 3 p.m. Want to work towards your Gardener badge? Join us and complete activities that satisfy requirements for this badge. Preregister. $$ Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
Saturday Song Circle. Kids ages 3 and under. 10:30 a.m. Enjoy a fun, interactive musical experience! An Early Childhood Teaching Artist (playing a ukulele!) explores a popular children's book with your family through song and musical instruments and you will receive a list of all the songs to practice at home. This week: Down By The Station. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.
Spring Fest 2015. All ages (family-friendly event). As part of SpringFest Fairfax, enjoy learning about environmental projects and programs, tasting food from around the world, playing games, live music and riding ponies! Other activities include a petting zoo, rock climbing walls, bounce houses, face-painting, plant sales, wagon rides and dozens of exhibits and vendors. FREE Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and more. Kids ages 4+. 2 p.m. Three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children's book illustrator and author, are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon are the stories featured. Tickets online. $$ The Alden, McLean Community Center, McLean, VA.

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APR   26   Sunday


Day Out With Thomas: The Celebration Tour 2015. All ages (family-friendly event). 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine. Kids will meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day5/3 of Thomas-themed activities including arts & crafts, storytelling and more. Tickets online. $$ B & O Museum, Baltimore, MD.
Paws in the Park Dog Walk & Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Noon to 4 p.m. The fun-filled afternoon includes a 1-mile dog walk, pet contests and games, demonstrations, children's activities, a pet-oriented market featuring more then 50 vendors, food, music and more. One of the largest dog walks in the DC area, it raises funds to help homeless and abandoned animals throughout Montgomery County. $$ Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, Gaithersburg, MD.
Sinbad: The Untold Tale. Kids ages 5 to 12. 1:30 and 4 p.m. Sinbad the Sailor has retired from his notorious adventures. But a quest full of humor, genies, sword fights, diamonds, magic boats, and flying carpets follow him. Two young explorers cross the chasm of their differences to become fast friends and fellow adventurers for life. Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   27   Monday


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APR   28   Tuesday


StoryTime Station: Rain. Kids ages 3 to 6. 11 a.m. In this enriching program, kids will be provided with a take-away craft activity to continue the experience at home following each session. The readings and crafts will revolve around the theme of rain. Preregister online. $$ Gaithersburg Community Museum, Gaithersburg, MD.

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APR   29   Wednesday


Homeschool Clay Series: Bas Relief Masks. Kids ages 8 to 14. 1 to 3 p.m. Students will learn popular hand-building techniques with clay as we create colorfully fun projects, keepsakes and everyday items. Combine ceramic slabs and coils to create interesting clay masks with unique features. Learn all about "sgraffito" as they use vivid underglazes and tools to add finishing touches to our work. Preregister. $$ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, MD.
Tot Time! Bird Watch. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10 to 10:45 a.m. What makes a bird a bird? Look at feathers, nests, and eggs and learn all about birds. We'll watch them fly and eat at our bird feeders, too. Outdoor activities included, dress for weather. Preregister. Also held on April 30, 10 to 10:45 a.m. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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APR   30   Thursday


All About Friends. All ages (family-friendly event). 7 p.m. Phillips Programs for Children and Families will be showing All About Friends-a documentary about a man's personal journey revisiting his perception of people with disabilities. In partnership with JCC of NoVa and ReelAbilities Fil Festival. Preregister. FREE Phillips School, Annandale, VA.
Baby's First Bite: Baby Food Making Class. 7 to 9 p.m. The class is intended for parents only and is targeted for infants ages 4 to 6 months. Baby's First Bite graduates will also walk away with a greater understanding of what's best for their infant's growing body, how and when to introduce and ways to ensure food safety. Registered dietitians will help parents prepare an organic meal for the entire family. Preregister. $$ Hill Center, Washington, DC.
Snugglers. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Are you a new parent or care giver and looking for ways to get out of the house, and learn? Join us each Thursday for a 45-minute guided tour of the Conservatory. Each week will be a different exploration. This program is designed for parents and care providers who have a tiny one in a snuggly blanket. Please note: we cannot support strollers or older siblings. FREE United States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.
Storytime on the Lake: Canada Goose. Kids ages 3 to 6. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Join us aboard the pontoon boat to hear a story and scout out the wonders of Little Seneca Lake! Preregister. FREE Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.