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Gaithersburg Book Festival

Bring the whole family to the Gaithersburg Book Festival, featuring presentations and signings by award-winning and best-selling authors in every genre. Activities include writing workshops, a Children's Village sponsored by Washington Parent, book sales and more. Admission and shuttles from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE. Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Gaithersburg City Hall grounds. g

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, one of the top outdoor art festivals in the country, brings more than 200 artists to the Reston Town Center to present original works of fine art and fine craft, and features a Family Art Park with activities for the whole family! The festival runs from May 17-19, 2019, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. restonarts. org/fineartsfestival

2019 Little League Days

Offer Unique MLB Experiences to Children As part of the growing partnership between Little League and MLB, "Little League Days" provide opportunities for local youth baseball and softball players to experience a Major League Baseball game at a ballpark near them. Many clubs provide discounted tickets and the opportunity to use tickets as fundraisers and will provide the Little Leaguers the opportunity for a special on-field experience. For more information visit

The Tree House Tour de Cookie

The Tree House Tour de Cookie is an exciting, fun-filled and delicious bike ride from one cookie stand to the next. Choose among four different routes, including a scenic NEW Extended Short route, with distances ranging from 12 to 43 miles. The aim of the event is to raise awareness of child abuse prevention and promote the free services offered by The Tree House Child Advocacy Center.

PM Pediatrics

Now Open in Herndon: PM Pediatrics is the specialized urgent care just for kids from cradle through college. To learn more about PM Pediatrics' services, please visit

Imagination Bethesda

Imagination Bethesda, a children's street festival celebrating children and the arts, returns Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Hands-on art and craft activities will line the streets along Elm Street and Woodmont Avenue, while musical performances and professional children's entertainers light up the stage in downtown Bethesda. For more information: