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Sunday, September 27, 2020

MLK Family Program

On Jan. 18, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., celebrate the MLK Jr. holiday by creating hands-on art using the familiar theme of the "Beloved...

The Doll’s House

The scale of this 23-room house at the National Museum of American History is one inch to one foot, accommodating the miniatures that Faith...

Kids’ Black History Month Events

Portrait Story Days at the National Portrait Gallery, Eighth and F Streets NW, are 1 to 4 p.m.; Feb. 8 and 9, Rosa Parks;...

Freedom Run 5k Family Fun Day

On Sept. 21, 9 a.m., runners will race through the previously restricted Armed Forces Retirement Home grounds. After the race, the public is welcome...

What Colleges are Looking For In DC-Area Applicants

I’m usually skeptical of college rankings, but there’s a new one out that’s worth paying attention to. In May, the Independent Educational Consultants Association...

Race For Every Child and Kids Dash

The Race For Every Child on Oct. 19 at Freedom Plaza is a fun event that raises funds for Children’s National Health System, which...

Life Lessons Through Basketball

Looking for a girl’s youth sporting activity that will allow your youngster to engage in physical activity and also help her learn important life...

Kids’ Day at the Horse Show

The Washington International Horse Show Kids' Day is on Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, in front of the...

Getting into the School Lottery Game

Keisha Campbell is a single mother of twins entering kindergarten this year. She also has a teenaged son and a time-consuming job as an...

What Makes a Great Playground?

Psychologist Jean Piaget said that play is the work of childhood. Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers fame agreed, saying that “play is serious learning.”...