ZooLights

ZooLights is coming to Smithsonian’s National Zoo Friday, November 23, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019 from 5:00-9:00 pm, except December 24-25-31.  A $FREE (parking extra) event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with two dazzling laser light shows set to music! This … Continue reading ZooLights

CLEMYJONTRI PLAYGROUND

CLEMYJONTRI PARK is a HUGE playground in McLean, VA. It features a unique playground where children of all abilities can play side-by-side. This park is a place where children who use wheelchairs, walkers or braces, or who have sensory or developmental disabilities, can have a parallel playground experience of fun and exploration. To the casual observer, the playground at Clemyjontri Park (The name CLEMYJONTRI is derived … Continue reading CLEMYJONTRI PLAYGROUND

Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Wizard of Oz Playground)

  Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground! The playground design is a literary dream as it tells the story of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” from Auntie Em and Uncle Henry’s Kansas farm to the poppy field, Emerald City and Dorothy’s attempt to get home via hot air balloon. Even more, Dorothy’s ruby slippers were adapted to be … Continue reading Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Wizard of Oz Playground)

Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

  Holly’s Tacky Christmas Lights provides an up to date, rated list to the best lights in town. The site provides a comprehensive list of addresses, maps, dates the lights will be on, and much more. This is our go to list when we are ready to ride around and look at lights! Our kids favorites… 2507 Fairview Drive, Alexandria 22306 takes the #1 spot … Continue reading Let’s Ride Around & Look At Lights

Libraries

Libraries are a great place to go with kids of all ages, including babies. Moms, if you are looking to venture out with your little one then head to a library. They have so much to offer and chances are, you’ll make new friends! Alexandria City multiple locations with a wide variety of FREE programs and daily events. Beatley Central Branch features a nice indoor play area for the … Continue reading Libraries