Check out this month’s collection of news and notes from our partners. Get out and enjoy these July activities in the DC Metro area, designed for the whole family!
Augmented Reality Immersion at the National Building Museum
Explore Notre-Dame Cathedral at the National Building Museum using a virtual reality touch screen. Children and families choose their own interactive tour, including a scavenger hunt locating the cathedral’s treasures. See the Middle Age construction and current restoration using 3D reality. More information and tickets: nbm.org.
See Award-Winning Girl-Power Musical at Broadway at The National
From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic to remix 500 years of historical heartbreak into an exuberant celebration of 21st-century girl power! SIX is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over. The New York Times says SIX “TOTALLY RULES!” broadwayatthenational.com
Kids and Youth With Disabilities Can Get Their Groove on at Dance Clinic
Dreams For Kids DC (DFKDC) will be partnering with Sierra Fox, from FOX 5 News, to create a dance clinic for local youth. This will be a fun event to get everyone’s bodies stretched and active. The event is open to youth and young adults ages 4-30 with disabilities of any type and will be held on Sunday, July 24 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center in Washington, D.C. dreamsforkidsdc.org
Help a New Mom in Need!
There has been a significant formula shortage across the United States. In an effort to help get formula and other baby essentials to those who need it most, local retailer Current Boutique will be partnering with the local nonprofit, The Napkin Network. Come in by July 19 to make a donation of formula, diapers or wipes at any of the boutique’s three area locations and receive 20% off an in-store purchase. Or make a direct financial or item donation to The Napkin Network. For more details including accepted items, go to thenapkinnetwork.com/donate.
Help Kids Hit It Home with The Nationals and Horton’s Kids
Wednesday, July 27, head to Home Runs for Horton’s Kids. It’s a family-friendly night at Nationals Park that will raise $500,000 for Horton’s Kids and the children in D.C.’s Ward 8. Event admission will include batting and fielding practice with Nationals staff, a fast-pitch competition in the bullpen, carnival games and snacks and drinks. Horton’s Kids empowers children growing up in DC’s most under-resourced communities so that they graduate from high school ready for success in college, career and life. hortonskids.org/who-we-are/events
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