Here’s what happening this weekend!
10-11:30am @ Sugar Cube, Alexandria
Kids ages 6-8 will make gumdrop turkeys and chocolate-dipped pilgrim hats for the Thanksgiving holiday. Perfect as place settings or as little gifts.
11am – 4pm @ National Postal Museum , Washington, DC
Sort mail in a Railway Post Office train car (a Civil War-era innovation), learn about Confederate postage, find out how Abraham Lincoln corresponded, and write to current American military personnel. Explore the Mail Call exhibit and learn more about Civil War postal history and philately.
Sort mail in a railway post office train car, find out how Abraham Lincoln corresponded and write to current American military personnel.

2pm @ Shirlington Branch Library, Arlington

Have family game time at the library! Try board games, card games and a host of video games. Call 703-228-6545 for more information.

Giving Thanks Tea

2pm – 5pm @ The Grille at Morrison House, Alexandria
Mrs. B teaches children proper etiquette through a themed afternoon tea. For November, the theme is giving thanks and Julie Marks’s “Thanks for Thanksgiving” will be read. There will also be a dress up time with antique aprons and crafts. Of course, there will be plenty of finger foods and tea.
2:30pm & 4:30pm @ Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC
Capital City Symphony presents a family concert, with Guest Artist Oran Sandel.  It includes the popular Instrument Petting Zoo!
4pm – 5pm @ Long Branch Nature Center, Arlington
Families, with children ages 4 and up. Register children and adults; an accompanying adult must attend. Find out everything you wanted to know about these amazing and often misunderstood creatures. You’ll have a chance to meet several up close and personal! For more information call 703-228-6535.
6pm – 7:15pm @ Long Branch Nature Center
The whole family is invited to join us for lots of old-fashioned fun. Celebrate American Indian Heritage Month by learning about the culture of some of the previous residents of Virgina. This engaging program will be filled with entertaining activities, which may include stories, special animal guests, games, songs, and of course treats like s’mores. For more information call 703-228-6535.
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