Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Washington FAMILY Summer Camp & Activities Fair

Find the perfect summer camp for your kids THIS Sunday! Visit with camps from all over the DMV, enjoy entertainment, and enter to win prizes!

Where: Cabin John Mall
11325 Seven Locks Rd.
Potomac, MD
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
When: Jan. 10, 2016

Honor that special mother who does so much for their family and community by nominating them for our Mom of the Year contest! The nomination process runs through January so click the link above or below to get started! 

Do your kids love ice skating? There are so many amazing and beautiful local ice skating rinks, both indoor and outdoor! Check out this list to find one near you! Most are open through February or March. Check the individual websites for their open and close dates.

Click here for more winter crafts, activities and more!   

"Continue Watching." You may recognize this phrase as a pesky Netflix prompt telling you that you've spent too much time watching your favorite show and avoiding grocery shopping, that gym workout or the laundry that's been piling up all week. I'm sad (and a little embarrassed) to admit this message is all too familiar to me, especially during the winter months, when...

"It gives you a wealth of tools for tracking what and how much you eat, and it integrates with other step/fitness tracking apps to see how many calories burn through activity." Click the link to find the perfect app for you! 

Jan. 10
Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C. 

Jan. 9
Where: Lil Omm Yoga
4708 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

Jan. 9
Where: Maryland Ensemble Theatre
31 West Patrick St.
Frederick, MD

Click here for more events happening this week!

Mom Review: M is for Monster  
Mom Reviewer: Tracey Schroeder    
M is for Monster is dubbed "Preschool in a Box" and delivers four weeks of activities to those who sign up for a monthly subscription. The four activities we tested included one about flags, the beach, the dentist and watermelon - all fun things for a child, well, except maybe the dentist. These educational activities are designed to allow children to practice math skills, gross and fine motor skills, letter recognition and cognitive development, among other things. My children loved... to read the rest, click here! 
We have been running the Best for FAMILIES survey in our magazine for more than 20 years! This year, we surveyed thousands of DMV moms and dads in over 200 categories and rounded up tens of thousands of votes. Take a "scroll" down this list for access to the D.C. area's Best for FAMILIES restaurants, retail, activities, trips and more!

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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