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Herndon Festival
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We are so excited about this warm weather and hope you are too! Here is a list of some of our favorite outdoor play areas and parks for you and your family to enjoy on these lovely final May days!
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Herndon Festival

When: Thursday 29 May - Sunday 1 June
Cost: FREE! 
 Downtown Herndon, VA  

Arts on the Horizon's Sunny and Licorice
When: Friday, May 30
Location: The Lab at Convergence
1801 N. Quaker Lane
Alexandria, VA
Learn more about this event here!

Green Festival
When: Saturday, May 31 - Sunday, June 1
Cost: $10 - 15
Location: Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl
Washington, DC
Learn more about this event here!

Get to Know NOAA
When: Saturday, May 31
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore, MD

Spring into Summer
When: Saturday, May 31
Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Tysons West
1500 Cornerside Blvd. 
Tysons, VA
MOM BLOG: Real Housewives of Northern Virginia
Ask the Professional: How To Keep Ticks Away

Who is in love with this gorgeous weather that has finally arrived in Virginia? I know I am enjoying every nice day by taking walks, cooking on the grill and finding every excuse to be outside, like "Oh look, a birds nest. I want to wait for the mama bird to come back so the babies aren't left alone!", or "Did you just see that deer jump the fence? Let's stay here, drink some wine, and see if he comes back!" While I am outside enjoying the wildlife, the weather, and the wine, I take a stroll around my property to make sure I have used the proper methods to protect my home, my pets and my family from the tiny creatures brought close to our home by the summer wildlife, otherwise known as Ticks! Some of the ways to reduce the possibility of being bitten by a tick are... to read the rest, click here!

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