Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


We're so excited summer weather is finally here! One of our favorite things to do when the weather is nice is go mini golfing! 

Whether you go during the day or evening, mini golfing is a fun activity for friends and family. Each course is different so check out our list to go to as many as you can!

Click here for more outdoor activities! 
I get paid to do what I love: talk and listen to people. That's just incredible. I love working with my friends, but mostly I love being able to get involved with things that I never would have had the opportunity to do without my job: Helping Christopher with Down Syndrome meet his idol, Adam Levine, promoting breastfeeding on such a large scale, speaking at schools, working on campaigns with the President, raising money with Ed Sheeran for preeclampsia - these opportunities are priceless. 

Traveling Players Ensemble -- #1 arts camp in the nation!


CampEasy selected our very own Traveling Players Ensemble as the best!  Why? It brings out the best in every performer -- from beginning to advanced actors. Called a "little-known summer gem" by The Washington Post, parents rave about thi7 Weeks Outdoor Theatre Camp! Transportation from MD, DC and VA included in tuition.  


For more information visit www.travelingplayers.org




May 16
City Hall Parking Lot
31 S. Summit Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 

DC Greens Market

May 16
Where: Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market
Wisconsin Ave. and 34th St. NW
Washington, DC
When: May 17
Tysons West
1500 Cornerside Blvd.
Tysons, VA

Click here for more events happening this week!

Mom Review: "Meet the Ancient Egyptians" by John Malam
Mom Reviewer: Christine Rowe 


We are a family of travelers, and I can't resist a book that has to do with other cultures, places around the world or provides a story about a time in the past. Meet the Ancient Egyptians immediately appealed to me before I even turned to the first page. The cover invites you to learn about life in ancient Egypt.     


The book is a... to read the rest, click here!    

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."   

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