News and Notes

January 2023 Short Stuff

News & Notes from Our Staff & Advertisers



DC Winter Lantern Festival

Winter Lantern Festival comes to Washington D.C. for its FIRST immersive DC Winter Lantern Festival! From New York with 150,000 annual guests, 3 years in a row, this is an experience you don’t want to miss! Starting from 12/16/22 to 2/12/23, we’ll transform Lerner Town Square into a dazzling world of light with over 1000 Chinese lanterns; all handmade by artisans with decades of experience. Buy your tickets today at Use code “WPARENT” for 30% OFF!

Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals


Check out the Washington Capitals on the ice this season. From Kids Day to Youth Hockey Day, there are plenty of ways to get your family involved at a game. You can also become a member of our Kids Club, Canines Club or Baby Caps. Visit for more information.

Save the dates for Summer Fun

Camp and summer Fun Expo Montgomery CountyCamp and summer fun expo Norther Virginia

Plan your 2023 summer at Washington Parent’s 3 Camp & Summer Fun Expos! The Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo will take place Sunday, January 29th at the downtown Silver Spring Civic Center and on March 5th in Germantown at the Black Rock Center for the Arts. The Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo is February 29th in Loudoun County at Dulles Town Center Mall. Enjoy free activities, demonstrations, giveaways and prizes. Meet with summer program representatives, day camp and overnight camp directors and associates from summer fun destinations. Specifics on

Amazing Animal Stories

Animal Stories

Greater DC Diaper Bank Distributes

Greater DC Diaper Bank Distributes

Corinne Cannon founded the Greater DC Diaper Bank (GDCDB) in 2010 to fill the diaper bank void in D.C., and today the GDCDB is one of the largest diaper banks in the country, distributing on average nine million diapers a year and hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of feminine hygiene essentials, baby care and baby gear items. To learn more about how you support the Greater DC Diaper Bank or to sign up to volunteer, please visit their website: