Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Our Summer Camp and Activities Fair is THIS SATURDAY, March 28th! Over 20 camps are excited for you to come out to meet and mingle! Not only will you be meeting staff from the camps, but there will be entertainment, activities, giveaways and more happening all day! Admission, parking and the event are FREE.

Saturday, March 28th 
Where: Springfield Town Center
6500 Springfield Mall
Springfield, VA
Celebrate Spring with a traditional egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny! Nothing says "warmer weather ahead" like a basket full of eggs, pastel candies and tons of kid-friendly activities! We have a list of Easter activities in the area for you and your FAMILY to enjoy!

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Spring Break Day Trips and Activities

Do you have the kids at home for Spring Break? There's no need to go away for the week when there are so many fun, local attractions to enjoy! We've compiled a list of fun day trips AND ideas of what to do if you're staying home! 

Click here for the list!
Do you know a Mom who's making a difference?

The DMV is chock-full of talented, hard-working and creative moms doing amazing things, and we want to celebrate them! Our Local Mom Profiles feature authors, activists, entrepreneurs, leaders and more!

Nominate a deserving mom today by emailing info@thefamilymagazine.com with subject line "Mom Profile."   
Click here for more Easter recipes, activities and more!

It's hard to believe, but summer will be here before we know it! The snow will melt and the weather will warm and soon we will be sending our kids off to the summer camp of their dreams.While camp is very exciting for both kids and their parents, it can also bring up a lot of questions...

Summer camp is a place where kids are able to explore, mature and grow. They learn to work together with others in community and communicate thoughts and feelings in their own creative way. Summer arts camps help kids discover their own unique voice, vision and inspiration. Here are three of the many reasons to send your child to an arts camp.

Easter Eggs-travaganza!

Every Sunday and Saturday until April 5
Reston Zoo
1228 Hunter Mill Rd.
Vienna, VA 

Who Poisoned Rocky Rockfish?

March 27
Where: The S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr., SW
Washington, D.C.
When: March 28
Springfield Town Center
6500 Springfield Mall
Springfield, VA

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Mom Review: Diggin Boxsets
Mom Reviewer: Amy Carney Bevins

Bring along a box of imagination. These compact wooden boxes open to reveal a world of creative play. Boxset styles include a castle, a dollhouse, a car racetrack, and an airport. Each beautifully designed boxset comes with... 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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