Learn, Engage and Explore

Spring is here! We’re ready to learn, engage and explore what the DMV has to offer. Check out this edition of news and notes from our staff & advertisers.

The Other Side Kennedy Center Family Theater – April 21-30, 2022

Climb over what separates us. Adapted from the book by Jacqueline Woodson

Clover’s mom says it isn’t safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the White side where Anna lives. But when the two girls strike up a friendship, they’ll find a clever way to get around the grown-up rules together. kennedy-center.org/whats-on/explore-by-genre/young-audiences/2021-2022/the-other-side

learn, engage and exploreEvery Kid Deserves a Great Summer!

After all the stress and isolation of these last two difficult years, Bethesda Big Train baseball will provide families a chance to be together again on warm summer nights just having fun. Go to bigtrain.org to sign up for affordable family entertainment this June and July – ballgames, picnics and summer camp.

Good Deeds Week

Food insecurity is a critical issue across Greater Washington. Join The Jewish Federation April 3-10 as we bring together 60+ community partners to help individuals and families in need. Together, we will feed those who are hungry and make a difference in our community. Join us: shalomdc.org/GoodDeedsWeek

learn, engage and explore

Planet Curious – A World of Climate Curiosity

Free family-friendly event at the National Building Museum. Sunday, April 10, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Designed for all ages. Enjoy hands-on, interactive activities for the whole family led by arc

hitects, landscape architects and builders. Learn, engage and explore! Free, drop in. No registration or RSVP required. go.nbm.org/site/Calendar/1409784587?view=Detail&id=128070

learn, engage and exploreRemember Forever Smoky Mountains, Tennessee

Take a vacation that your family will remember forever in the Great Smoky Mountains. World-class attractions, unforgettable shows and luxurious places to stay, surrounded by the beauty of the Smokies. Take in nature and experience one-of-a-kind family fun in the mountain destinations of Dollywood, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville Tennessee. Dollywood.com; Gatlinburg.com; MyPigeonForge.com; VisitSevierville.com


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