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FEB   10   Wednesday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Tues.- Thu. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 7:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.
Tot Time! Celebrate African American History Month. Kids ages 2 1/2 to 4. 10:15 to 11 a.m. First we'll listen to some folktales included in Virginia Hamilton's collection The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales. Then we'll make story puppets and take them on a history hike with us. Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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FEB   11   Thursday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Tues.- Thu. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Homeschool Happenings: Furry Squirrels. Kids ages 6 to 10. 1 to 2 p.m. First we'll read, "Those Darn Squirrels" by Adam Rubin. Then we'll observe the bird feeders and squirrel feeders and go on a hike to do more bird- and squirrel-watching. Maybe we'll catch sneaky squirrels trying to make off with the bird seed, just like in the book! Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Armstrong Cabin, Bethesda, MD.
Owl Be Your Valentine!. Kids ages 3 to 5. 11 a.m. to noon. Discover which species of owl has a heart-shaped face, and learn how owls bring their sweethearts valentine treats! We'll be visiting one of Meadowside's owls, then share the love by making some owl valentines for friends and family. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   12   Friday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Tues.- Thu. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Annual Heart-to-Heart Family Valentine's Dance. All ages (family-friendly event). 7 to 9 p.m. Enjoy family time making Valentine's crafts and dancing as a DJ spins favorites. $$ Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, Rockville, MD.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 7:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Little Hearts Valentine Celebration. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calling all little hearts with lots of love! Join us for a fun morning of creating cards, story time, cookie decorating and more. Refreshments provided. $$ Lincoln Park Community Center, Rockville, MD.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   13   Saturday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Tues.- Thu. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 10:30 a.m., 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Family Fun: Live Raptors Program. Kids ages 5+. 1 to 2 p.m. Meet live hawks and owls when the Raptor Conservancy brings a few of their feathered friends to Green Spring Gardens to teach us all a bit about raptors in the wild. Learn about the life cycle, hunting and flying skills of these creatures survive. Preregister online. $$ Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
Nature Tots: Owls. Kids ages 2 to 5 with adult. 10 to 11:30 a.m. A naturalist will help you explore the world of owls through nature play, crafts, story and hike. $$ Croydon Creek Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
OLIVeRio: A Brazilian Twist. Kids ages 9+. 11 a.m, 1:30 and 5 p.m. A spunky girl on the streets of Rio masquerades as a boy to look for her mother, only to discover a new kind of family, in this world premiere musical inspired by Charles Dickens's classic novel and featuring original songs and music. Tickets online. $$ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.
Waterfowl Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy activities, demonstrations, and exhibits to celebrate the wondrous water birds that call Little Seneca Lake home during the winter. Try your hand at carving a decoy. Make a bird bonnet to look like a bufflehead. Join guided birding excursions to catch a glimpse of marine ducks, swans and maybe even the Black Hill eagles! FREE Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.

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FEB   14   Sunday


6th Annual Mid-Winter Play Day. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 4 p.m. Co-sponsored by Let's Play America and Takoma Park Recreation Department. Special features include Bach2Rock with several fun bands, Leveling the Playing Field will be collecting equipment and activities for all. Volunteers needed from noon to 5 p.m. FREE Takoma Park Community Center, Takoma Park, MD.
A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Tues.- Thu. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
OLIVeRio: A Brazilian Twist. Kids ages 9+. 1:30 and 4 p.m. A spunky girl on the streets of Rio masquerades as a boy to look for her mother, only to discover a new kind of family, in this world premiere musical inspired by Charles Dickens's classic novel and featuring original songs and music. Tickets online. The 1:30 p.m. performance today is Sensory-Friendly. $$ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.
Tamburitzans - New Horizons. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 p.m. Enjoy this lively performance of international folk dance and music presented by Dusquesne University. Tickets online. $$ F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, Rockville, MD.

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FEB   15   Monday


Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove. All ages (family-friendly event). 12:30 p.m. Relive magical moments in this ultimate Disney animation celebration. Get tangled up in Disney's 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn. Set a play date with all your favorites. Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.
Nature Tots: Foxes. Kids ages 2 to 5. 10 to 11:30 a.m. A naturalist will help you explore the world of foxes through nature play, crafts, story and hike. $$ Croydon Creek Nature Center, Rockville, MD.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   16   Tuesday


Li'l Scientists. Kids ages 3 to 5. 10 to 11 a.m. Kids make great scientists and nature provides the best laboratory! Join a park naturalist as we explore the awesome world of science for little ones, all around the park. Preregister. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   17   Wednesday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   18   Thursday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.
Teen Workshop: Digital Design Unleashed. Kids ages 13 to 19. 4 to 6:30 p.m. Join the Freer|Sackler and the Hirshhorn's ARTLAB+ for an exploratory 3D digital design workshop. Inspired by a life-size sculpture of the Cosmic Buddha, uncover how digital technologies can bring new insights to an ancient object. Then, walk over to ARTLAB+ to learn how to digitally design three-dimensional objects. Preregister online. FREE Freer | Sackler Galleries, Washington, DC.

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FEB   19   Friday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   20   Saturday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Animal Tracks & Traces. Kids ages 3 to 14. 10 to 11 a.m. Animals don't always leave tracks behind, but they often leave other traces. We'll go for a hike to search for some of the common signs left by creatures large and small. Be sure to dress for the weather. Preregister. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Build a Bluebird Box. Kids ages 6+. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Believe it or not, nesting season is just around the corner for these little blue beauties. Build a nest box for your backyard habitat or to give as a gift to someone else. You'll also learn where to install your box and how to be a good bluebird landlord. Materials to make the box are included in the fee. Preregister. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
OLIVeRio: A Brazilian Twist. Kids ages 9+. 11 a.m, 1:30 and 5 p.m. A spunky girl on the streets of Rio masquerades as a boy to look for her mother, only to discover a new kind of family, in this world premiere musical inspired by Charles Dickens's classic novel and featuring original songs and music. Tickets online. $$ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.

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FEB   21   Sunday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Make It and Take It: Snowflakes. All ages (family-friendly event). 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Drop by the Visitor Center and have some fun! We'll have easy-to-make seasonal crafts that you can make and take home. No registration required; drop-in anytime during program hours! Fee is per craft. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
OLIVeRio: A Brazilian Twist. Kids ages 9+. 1:30 and 4 p.m. A spunky girl on the streets of Rio masquerades as a boy to look for her mother, only to discover a new kind of family, in this world premiere musical inspired by Charles Dickens's classic novel and featuring original songs and music. Tickets online. $$ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   22   Monday


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FEB   23   Tuesday


Tot Time! Snowy Story Time. Kids ages 2 1/2 to 4. 10:15 to 11 a.m. We'll read Ezra Jack Keats book "A Snowy Day," then play outside. Even if we don't have a real snowy day today, we can pretend! Preregister. $$ Locust Grove Nature Center, Bethesda, MD.

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FEB   24   Wednesday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   25   Thursday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   26   Friday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Space-Bob. Kids 2 and under. 10:30 a.m. Space-Bop takes place under the starry sky and features a GRAMMY-nominated hip-hop artist and beatboxer, and the endearing denizens of outer space, like a pinwheel comet and a glowing star. In Arts on the Horizon's signature multi-sensory, nonverbal style, Space-Bop invites our youngest audience to look up at the stars, have a giggle and dream. Tickets online. $$ The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA.

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FEB   27   Saturday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Brownies: Wonders of Water Tea. Kids ages 7 to 9. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. This special tea program features activities from the WOW Journey book healthy living section for tea time snacks. We use tea-making to explore water cycle science and where water goes. Preregister. $$ Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA.
Camp at Valley Forge. Kids aages 8 to 12. 9 am. to 3 p.m. Celebrate George Washington's birthday by attending Camp at Valley Forge! Children will learn about the Continental Army's experience at the winter encampment in 1777-78 through hands-on activities, including drilling, cooking over a campfire, and building a miniature camp model. Preregister online. $$ Anderson House, Washington, DC.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.

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FEB   28   Sunday


A Midsummer Night's Dream. Kids ages 9+. Thu.- Fri. 7:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m., Sat. 2 & 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. It is easy to lose yourself in the enchanted woods of Shakespeare's timeless romantic tale. This magical comedy of tangled lovers, mischievous fairies-and a band of players to boot-is given a fresh, new staging. Tickets online. $$ Folger Theatre, Washington, DC.
Get Lost!: On the Road. Kids ages 6+. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Looking for a family adventure? Join us for a road trip to get lost! Okay, not "lost," really we mean geocaching and letterboxing. Pack a lunch and come prepared to get out of the van to hike a bit to look for the caches. We'll post the locations we plan to visit a week ahead of time on Facebook and email all the registrants. Preregister. $$ Black Hill Visitor Center, Boyds, MD.
Ladybug Girl & Bumblebee Boy: The Musical. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 and 4 p.m. This delightful tale "buzzes" with the inventive energy of childhood! This sweet and powerful story about creativity, empowerment, friendship, teamwork, and self-expression is entertaining for young girls and boys alike and teaches children that no one is too little to use their imagination. Tickets online. $$ Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas, VA.
Maple Sugaring Days. Kids ages 3+. 10 to 11 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m., 3 to 4 p.m. Watch the whole maple sugaring process from start to finish. See sap drip from trees and taste it. Watch us boil it down into sweet maple syrup, then sample a tasty treat. Join in the fun and activities and learn something new about this American tradition. Preregister online. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.
The Laurie Berkner Band. All ages (family-friendly event). 4 p.m. Best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will showcase fan favorites plus an array of other tunes that encourage kids to get up and dance. To give everyone a chance to catch their breath between high-energy moments, the show will also include quieter interludes, with her lullabies. Tickets online. $$ Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC.