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Exploring the National Mall: Smithsonian Museums, Monuments and More

Skip the Bay Bridge: Discovering Chesapeake's Western Shore

Riverkeepers: Watershed Projects for Families

See the Declaration of Independence at the National Archives in DC

AndyRoo and the AndyRooniverse
March 7, 10:30 a.m.
. All ages. Join AndyRoo on a musical journey a zillion miles from Earth in a place full of talking animals, where you'll encounter Silly Sal the Salamander, monkeys climbing trees, and an affable platypus. Tickets online. $$ Jammin' Java, Vienna, VA.

Kids in the Kitchen.
March 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Kids ages 3 to 13. Join The Junior League of Washington and the YMCA National Capital for a fun, free healthy eating and fitness activity fair. Exercise classes (like Zumba and Bar Method), cooking fun, demonstrations and more. Crafts, games, goodie bags and raffles all to celebrate and promote literacy. FREE YMCA National Capital, Washington, DC.

Bari Koral.
March 13, 10:15 a.m.
All ages. Bari's show features a creative blend of music and movement that get kids on their feet for plenty of fun! Jam to pop-friendly tunes about disappearing cupcakes, a runaway gingerbread man and a soaring rocket ship. Tickets online. $$ The Smithsonian Discovery Theater, Washington, DC.

Environmental Film Festival
March 17 through 29, dates and times vary.
All ages (family-friendly event). The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital is a major collaborative event that takes place at more than 55 partnering venues, including museums, embassies, universities, libraries and theaters across the Washington, D.C. metro area. Over 20 family and children's film. Screenings are scheduled in all four quadrants of the city and in suburban Maryland and Virginia.

Celebrate National Agriculture Day!
March 19, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
All ages (family-friendly event). Food, clothing, fuel. many of the essential products we use every day originate on a farm. Visit the Maryland Ag Mobile Showcase, with interactive exhibits, displays, and hands-on activities. Take a walk around the farm and meet the farm animals, enjoy a wagon ride, learn how a cow is milked and enjoy other activities. Groups of 5 or more please preregister. FREE Oxon Cove Park, Oxon Hill, MD.

Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS.
March 19 through 22, dates and times vary.
All ages (family-friendly event). Experience unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles of strength and thrills of wonder to summon the mythical and mysterious creatures of the past: a Unicorn, a Pegasus and a Woolly Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable family night of legendary proportions! Tickets online. $$ Verizon Center, Washington, DC.

National Cherry Blossom Festival.
March 20 through April 12, dates and times vary.
All ages (family-friendly event). The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the nation's greatest springtime celebration. The 2015 Festival, includes three spectacular weeks and four weekends of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. April 4: Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Enjoy live music and entertainment for all ages preceding the Fireworks Show at 8:30 p.m. April 11: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, Enjoy this long-standing Washington tradition featuring lavish floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands and family entertainment. 10 a.m. to noon. Various locations throughout DC, MD and VA.

National Anthem Auditions.
March 21, 9:30 a.m.
All ages (family-friendly event). A live version of the National Anthem is performed before the start of all 71 Baysox home games during the regular season. Fans interested in performing before a game must attend this audition in order to be considered. Auditions are taken on a first come, first served basis until everyone has had a chance to sing. Small groups and instruments are encouraged. FREE Prince George's Stadium, Bowie, MD.

Blossom Kite Festival.
March 28, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All ages (family-friendly event). The Blossom Kite Festival soars into spring and kicks off the kite flying season with five areas to explore and enjoy: the Competition & Demonstration Field, Family Field, Kite Club Display Area, Activity Tents, and Public Field. See the creativity of kite makers and skill of kite fliers from across the US and internationally through competitions and demonstrations - including the popular Hot Tricks Showdown and the Rokkaku Battle! Open kite flying is welcome on the Public Field. Bring your own kite, or children can make a kite to fly at an activity station (while supplies last). FREE Washington Monument grounds, Washington, DC.

Petote Rouge - A Cajun Red Riding Hood.
Now through March 8, dates and times vary.
Kids ages 4+. Take a toe-tapping trip to the bayou in this Zydeco-driven musical soaked in N'awlins hot sauce! Based on the classic fairy tale, a red-hooded duckling and her sidekick cat lead the Big Bad Gator on a wild "duck" chase through New Orleans. ASL interpreted performance on Feb. 14. Sensory-friendly performance on Feb. 28. Tickets online. $$ Adventure Theatre - MTC, Glen Echo, MD.

Wiley and the Hairy Man.
Now to March 15, dates and times vary.
Kids ages 6 to 12. This traditional tall tale tells of Wiley who lives in fear of the Hairy Man who lurks in the swamp. As Wiley ventures into the swamp, he is forced to think on his feet in order to outwit his opponent. Will Wiley suceed in banishing the big bully from the territory? Tickets online. $$ Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD.

Aladdin.
Now to March 15, dates and times vary.
Kids ages K - grade 6. From ancient Persia comes this lavish and entrancing tale, true to the original "One Thousand and One Arabian Nights," full of genies, wizards, magic caves, exotic princesses and an elephant! Half life-size rod puppets and exciting special effects make this production exciting and exotic theater. ASL interpreted performance Mar. 8 at 1 p.m. Tickets online. $$ The Puppet Co., Glen Echo, MD.