Guess what?  No snow in the forecast for this week!!  Yes, there is a lot of rain and it’s not going to be warm, but let’s keep a positive spin on things.


Monday, March 28th    The Great Zucchini

10:30am @ Jammin’ Java, Vienna

The Great Zucchini is a well known preschool performer in the DC area and performs an entertaining hands-on, interactive magic show.  We have been to his shows before and it is a LOT of fun.  Check out my review for more info.  It is a 40-minute show, and cost is $5 per person over the age of 1.


Tuesday, March 29th    Storytime

10:30am @ Borders – Baileys Crossroads

Come for stories and activities that will spark your child’s imagination as one of their children’s specialists reads the newest picture books.  Best suited for children under 6.

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Wednesday, March 30th    Long Branch Puppet Theater

4pm – 4:45pm @ Long Branch Nature Center, Arlington

Come for an exciting show at the Long Branch Puppet Theater.  Watch as stories come to life and stick around to meet the cast and (live animal) characters afterward. Call 703-228-6535 for more info.  Registration is required.  Cost is $5 fee per child.  For kids ages 3-12


Wednesday, March 30th    NatFest

4pm @ Nationals Stadium, Washington, DC

NatsFest will feature an open practice and chance to meet the 2011 Washington Nationals. The Centerfield Gates will open to the public at 4pm.  There will also be a special Kids Zone, with a moonbounce, games, face painters, and balloon artists.  Cost $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12.


Thursday, March 31st    Ranger Led Cherry Talks

11am, and 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm @ Jefferson Memorial Parking Lot and FDR Memorial steps at the Tidal Basin, Washington, DC

Join park rangers to learn more about the history and culture associated with the Japanese gift of flowering cherry trees. How did a shipwrecked 14 year old boy contribute to the original treaty of friendship between the United States and Japan? What is the link between the samurai and the cherry blossoms? Different talks cover different topics – enjoy more than one.  Cost is free.


Friday, April 1st Doktor Kaboom!

7:30pm @ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

Join Doktor Kaboom for a sidesplitting journey of increasingly spectacular, and often successful, experiments and demonstrations that will keep you riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Doktor Kaboom! is an amazing educational tour of the modern scientific method, using humor and comedy while demonstrating spectacular applications of the physical sciences.  Best for ages 7 and up.  Cost is $18.