Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Find that "just right" summer camp for your kids! Come to the Washington FAMILY Summer Camp and Activities Fair! Bring the whole family for entertainment, activities, giveaways and more!

Saturday, March 28th   
Where: Springfield Town Center
6500 Springfield Mall
Springfield, VA

FAMILY Giveaway:
Win A YEAR'S WORTH of Nutro Natural Choice Dog Food AND/OR a FAMILY 4-Pack to the Super Pet Expo at the Dulles Expo Center on March 27th. Click here for details and to enter! 
There are so many local ice skating venues - both indoor and outdoor - in the DMV! Check out our master list of rinks in the area to find one near you!

Click here for the list of Indoor and Outdoor Local Ice Skating Rinks
 Broccoli Cheese Soup
Do you love Panera's broccoli and chedder soup? Try making your own!
 Coconut Latte Smoothie
Gluten free, protein filled pick-me-up to get you through your day!
 Honey Salmon in Foil
A no-fuss, super easy salmon dish that's baked in foil for a delicious and easy dinner!
Click here for more recipes!

In 2001, Amy Nichols of Vienna, VA, found herself spending long hours at her telecom job and feeling guilty about leaving Griffin, her Boston Terrier, home alone all day. Her "mom" guilt, plus the fact that her weekends usually involved a visit to the pet store or volunteering at local animal rescues, started Amy thinking she might be in the wrong industry...

Many families' New Year's resolutions include goals to be more physically active this year. Perhaps this includes trying a new sport or placing greater focus on overall fitness. The key to keeping a resolution is...
Local Ski Resorts

Are you looking for somewhere fun to take your kids during the winter months? How about teaching them a lifelong hobby? We've compiled a master list of the best places to ski, snowboard and go tubing in the area! Check out the list to find the perfect slopes for you and your family!

Click here for the list!
Lucketts Bluegrass

Saturdays through April
Lucketts Community Center
42361 Lucketts Rd.
Leesburg, VA 


Until March 15
Where: The Puppet Co.
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD
When: Feb. 26
Boogie Babies
Eastern Market
225 7th St. SE
Washington, D.C.

Click here for more events happening this week!

Mom Review: Snugli Booster Car Seat
Reviewer: Alexis Aschenbach
The Snugli Harnessed Booster is a 2-in-1 booster car seat. It can be used as a harnessed booster or it can be used in conjunction with your car's seat belt. It is suitable for children weighing anywhere from 22 - 110 lbs. When I took the car seat out of the box, I was surprised by... to read the rest, click here!

Check our Facebook page for a ton of fantastic contests coming up where you can win tickets to fun and local events near you! Be sure to "Like" us so you don't miss out!
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