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Sensory-Friendly Movie at Cobb Theatre: May 2016

If a movie experience is typically too much for your child, consider a sensory-friendly movie at Cobb Theatres at the

Sun Down, Glow Up: Glow in the Park: May 2016

Glow in the Park at The Adventure Park and Sandy Spring Friends School on May 27, 2016, is a night filled

Reston Pet Fiesta

Gather your furry family members and get ready for a full day of fun for all at the Reston Pet

Movies on the Potomac: Date Night Movies

There’s nothing more magical than watching a movie under the stars with the Potomac River as the backdrop! Join your

Old Dominion District’s Annual Touch-a-Truck

Do you have a son or daughter who likes trucks? If so, come out to explore dozens of emergency, construction,

Free Community Celebration at Inova Loudoun Hospital

Join Inova for a free, fun family celebration on May 14, 2016! Celebrate Inova Loudoun Hospital’s 10th year serving the

Smithsonian TechQuest: Astronaut Academy

Astronaut Academy is a new, free alternate reality game at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA, that will

Mother’s Day Brunch at Westfields Marriott

Step into an elegant dining experience at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles to celebrate and honor Mom this year on

In June . . .

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Movies on the Potomac: Date Night Movies

There’s nothing more magical than watching a movie under the stars with the Potomac River as the backdrop! Join your

Bow Tie Cinemas Free Kids Summer Film Series

Bow Tie Cinemas, at Reston Town Center, has announced their Summer Kids Series for 2016! Join them more free movies

Movies Under the Stars at the Village at Leesburg

Head on over to the Village Green at the Village at Leesburg for Movies Under the Stars! These free family movies

Movies on the Potomac

There’s nothing more magical than watching a movie under the stars with the Potomac River as the backdrop! Join your

Free Admission to Local & Regional Children & Family STEM Museums

Blast off to a science museum in your town with Frito-Lay and the Association of Science-Technology Centers! Helping to make

University Mall Theaters Summer Cinema Camp

Don’t miss this special summertime opportunity to see movies on the cheap at University Mall’s Summer Cinema Series! For just

Herndon Festival

Come join in the fun at the 36th Annual Herndon Festival! During this four-day outdoor festival, June 2-5, 2016, the

Manassas Heritage Railway Festival

All aboard! On June 4, 2016, from 10 am to 3 pm, train enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy this

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Upcoming Movies for Kids & Families

Movies are a great family date-night opportunity, check out these upcoming releases! Ratchet & Clank| PG | 94-minutes Release Date: April

Summer Mini Sessions with Kate Montaner Photography

Summer is the perfect time to capture the beauty of your growing family. As you probably already know, time goes so

Food & Wine Festivals

Virginia boasts dozens of fantastic wineries — many right in our backyard! Take a peek at all the upcoming food

Beer Festivals

Typically an adult-only event, some of the beer festivals below are family-friendly. However, why not get a sitter for the night

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Ask Julie: How Do You Identify Dyslexia Early?

Dear Julie, My husband has dyslexia and I’m concerned about my 4-year-old and the possibility of him having it too.

Knowing When Technology Has Become A Problem For Your Child & Knowing What To Do

Technology is ubiquitous; computers, tablets, gaming systems, smartphones — wherever we are or go these days, it seems that some

Have You Looked Inside Your Child’s Backpack Lately?

Have you looked inside your child’s backpack lately? There is a good chance that it’s pretty messy in there! Messy

Does My Child Have to Get Her Teeth Pulled for Treatment?

Dear Dr. Barakat, I remember having teeth pulled when I got braces years ago. My child is now 8, will

Ask Moss: Spring Time Home Projects?

Dear Moss Building & Design, What kinds of home projects should I be working on in the spring time? — Dulles