Wow- it is December already!  If you are like me, as the weather gets colder you are looking for more scheduled activities.  Here are a few fun things to do this week.

Wednesday, December 1 Community Nights: Holiday Extravaganza

4pm – 8pm @ International Spy Museum, Washington , DC

This month’s Community Night is called Holiday Extravaganza, co-hosted by Pets DC, WPGC 95.5, and DC Public Library.  There will be games, face painting, and a chance to win prizes and test your spy skills.  The best part is the event is FREE!  You do have to register.  After you register, they will put your name on a list and you pick up your tickets at the Will Call window at the museum.


Wednesday, December 1 The Banjo Man at Lebanese Taverna

10am – 11am @ Lebanese Taverna, Arlington

Every week at Lebanese Taverna a different kid’s performer entertains.  This week is The Banjo Man.  After the show, children enjoy a free lunch, with adult purchase of a sandwich platter, mezza platter, or entrèe.


Wednesday, December 1 Jan Brett Storytime

3:30 – 4:15pm @ Long Branch Nature Center, Arlington, VA

December 1st is auther, Jann Brett’s birthday, and Long Branch is celebrating by reading some of her books about winter animals.  Suitable for children ages 3 and up. For more information call 703-228-6535- registration is required


Thursday, December 2 Moms Morning Out
10am – 1pm @ Toka Salon and Day Spa, Alexandria, VA
Finally, an event where your kids will be entertained while you shop and enjoy the spa!  Newly opened, Toka Salon & Day Spa Cameron Station, children’s consignment shop, 529.Kids.Consign, and JW Tumbles are partnering on Thursday for a fun morning out.  Toka Salon is offering a
30% discount during the event on all menu services, and 529.Kids. Consign will have gently used and brand new designer children’s
and maternity clothing on display for purchase.  JW Tumbles will provide activities for the kids while you shop or enjoy the spa.


Friday, December 3 A Christmas Carol

7:30pm @ Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC

Visit historic Ford’s Theatre for a holiday favorite- A Christmas Carol, that The Washington Post said was “musically high-spirited” and “infectiously jolly.”  The show is appropriate for ages 5 and up.