Baby, it’s cold outside!  Here are some fun activities to keep you indoors.  Get out, and stay….in.

Monday, December 6 Santa Railway Express

1pm @ King Street VRE Train Station, Alexandria

Take a ride on the Santa train!  There will be Storytelling by Hooray 4 Books, goody bags, caroling booklets, and refreshments.  The train leaves King St station and heads to Old Town Manassas Station.  After a short break in Manassas, the train will return to King St.  Tickets are $25 a person, and are available at Whistle Stop Hobbies in Old Town.

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Tuesday, December 7  Ice Skating

12pm- 10pm @ Pentagon Row, Arlington

Go ice skating with kids of all ages!  There are 5-gallon buckets to turn upside down for  young kids learning how to skate, and helmets are also available!


Wednesday, December 8  Wild Ones: Snow Globes

4pm – 5pm @ Long Branch Nature Center, Arlington

A fun class dedicated to snow!  Learn about the properties of water, how snow forms, and kids get to make their own snow globes.  For more information: 703-228-6535.  There is a $5 fee, and is for ages 6 – 10.  Program #622920-C


Thursday, December 9   Mr Skip

10:30am – 11:30am @ Stacy’s Coffee Shop, Alexandria

Enjoy some coffee while your kids enjoy the music and movement.


Friday, December 10   Little Adventures

10:30am – 11:30am @ Jerome Buddie Ford Nature Center, Alexandria, VA

Explore the world of nature through games, crafts, a hike through the forest, and more.  Ages 3 to 5.  For more information, call 703-746-5559.  Cost is $4, and is for ages 3-5