Although it is looking like rain this weekend, there is still a ton going on.  Check it out!

Saturday, May 14th    


Peep Show Children’s Tour

12pm – 4pm @ Artisphere, Arlington

A free event!  Kids and families can join in the PEEPS fun with free activities including a special children’s tour of the dioramas and PEEPS diorama-making workshops.  The free events will include PEEPS treats.

http://www.arlingtonarts.org/calendar/event-details/Special-Events/PEEP-Show.aspx


Family Gaming–Shirlington

1pm – 4pm @ Shirlington Branch Library, Arlington

Bring your family to Shirlington Branch Library to play board games and Wii games.  Please call 703-228-6545 with any questions.

http://library.arlingtonva.us/departments/Libraries/LibrariesEvents.aspx


Celebrate Urban Birds

1:30pm @ Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale

Learn how to identify common backyard bird species and attract songbirds to your yard. Handouts will help you continue bird watching at home and making your yard or balcony a wildlife habitat.

Click here for more info.


Rainbow Hike

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

Come follow the rainbow on this colorful hike, and join a naturalist to find all the colors of the rainbow in nature. Put your observation skills to the test.

http://www.arlingtonva.us/calendar/#EventDetails_12688


Frog Chorus at Eakin Pond

7:30pm @ Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale

Join a naturalist-led walk to the pond to identify frogs by sound and features. Celebrate National Frog Month! Bring one flashlight/family.

Click here for more info.


Sunday, May 15th    


Children’s and Maternity Clothing Consignment Sale on the Boardwalk at Mystique Jewelers

9:30am – 1:30pm @ On the waterfront in Old Town, Alexandria

Get your kid’s wardrobe ready for summer with designer brands: Baby Gap, Gymboree, Hannah Andersson, Janie and Jack, Mini Boden, and more!

Complementary parking is available. There will be activities for kids, and dogs are welcome.

http://www.529kidsconsign.com/


Live it Up on the Loop

10am – 2pm @ Market Common Clarendon, Arlington

A fun family event with obstacle courses, a moon bounce, glitter tattoos, hula hooping, sidewalk chalking and more!   For more info check out this post.

http://www.marketcommonclarendon.net/events.html


Titan Expo

1pm – 5pm @ T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria

Bring family, children young and old, and even your dogs to this fun event filled with games, a moon bounce, bingo, fun foods, a book sale and the ever-popular car bash! All proceeds support the T.C. Williams Scholarship Fund.

http://www.acps.k12.va.us/news2011/nr2011050604.php


Family Hiking 101: Exploration, Safety and Leave No Trace

2pm – 5pm @ Theodore Roosevelt Island National Monument, Arlington

Join two expert guides from Hiking Along and The North Face on a two mile circuit hike around the perimeter of Theodore Roosevelt Island. The trail is natural surface and raised walkways through two ecosystems, a deciduous forest and wetlands. For more info on this hike- click here.  There are rocks for climbing, water for skipping rocks, and the monument plaza for a game of hide and seek.  The cost is $15 per family. To register, email jennifer@hikingalong.com.

http://www.thenaturalcapital.com/2011/05/family-hiking-101.html


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