It is going to be warm and not raining this weekend!!  Get out and play!


Saturday, March 12th


Tiny Tots: Panda-Monium

10am @ The Puppet Co., Glen Echo

Best for ages 4 and under.  Tickets are $5, and everyone needs a ticket (even babies).  The show is 30 minutes.  Reservations are strongly Recommended: Call 301-634-5380


Unified Jazz Ensemble

11am @ Artisphere, Arlington

Audiences of all ages will enjoy an innovative performance of jazz standards and original compositions.  Best for ages 5 & up.  Tickets are $8  for adults, and $6 seniors, students and military.


Family Gaming Day

1pm @ Shirlington Library, Arlington

Have you been honing your Monopoly skills? Or waiting to show off your Wii tennis moves? Just bring your family to Shirlington Branch Library to join in the fun! Board games and Wii games will be provided. Please call 703-228-6545 with any questions.


Crochet & Coral

1pm – 3pm @ Natural History Museum, Washington, DC

See how crochet can be used to model corals and other marine life forms, and learn to crochet and find out how to make your own piece of coral.  Cost is free!


World Children’s Choir

6pm – 10:30pm @ St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Arlington

Sing Into Spring Concert with a reception including international food, and a silent auction.  There will be music sung by the World Children’s Choir (ages 4 – 18).  Guests are encouraged to wear national attire reflecting their heritage.  Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and students , children 11 and under are $10.  Call 703-883-0920 for more information.


Sunday, March 13th

Kids’ Night at the Planetarium

4pm – 7:30pm @ David M. Brown Planetarium, Arlington

A fun family night at the planetarium!

4pm- “Solar System Tour” – ages 3 and above (sold out)

5pm- “Mystery of the Missing Seasons” –ages 5 and above (15 seats left)

6pm- Second Showing of “Solar System Tour” – ages 3 and above (sold out)

7pm- “Mystery of the Missing Seasons” – ages 5 and above (NEW SHOWTIME!)

There will also be fun things to do outside the planetarium while you wait for the shows, including hands-on science activities and celestial viewing through multiple telescopes.  Suggested minimum donations of $5 per person and $10 per family will directly support the efforts to save the planetarium.


Saturday, March 12th & Sunday, March 13th


Travel & Adventure Show

10am – 5pm @ Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC

Check out exhibits to learn more about amazing destinations, check out cultural performances, learn to scuba dive in a heated pool, check out the rock climbing wall and aerial zip line. Adults are $15 per day (register online for only $10), children under 16 are free.  Click Here to purchase tickets online