Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine

 
    


Our Camp Fair is THIS WEEKEND! 
 
Find the perfect summer camp for your kids! Meet with camps from all over the area, enter to win amazing prizes, pick up free giveaways, and have an awesome time hanging out with us!
 
When: March 5, 2016
Where: Kid's Choice Sports Center 
13000 Sport and Health Dr.
Woodbridge, VA

Moms of the Year Voting has BEGUN!

The next step in naming our Moms of the Year has begun! Click the link below to read the stories of some amazing local moms and choose the one that speaks to you the most! Voting will last through March 14th.  


Best for FAMILIES is back!

Our annual Best for FAMILIES survey has officially launched! Vote for your favorite local businesses and be entered to win a prize! Click the link below for the rules, the survey, and more general information about our biggest contest of the year! 

 
KIDS CRAFTS
Click here for more kids crafts, projects, ideas and more!   
 
ARTICLES   
 
Watching the snow pile up (and up and up...) on our deck that cold, windy Saturday in January, I wondered whether spring would ever arrive. Three weeks later, the pile of snow that remained next to the deck looked as though it would still serve its original intent - as a sledding track. (Parenting tip: When trying to encourage your teenagers to shovel snow, persuade them to build something out of it. The thought of a sledding ramp got the deck cleared in no time, and the ramp provided some outdoor fun for several weeks after the blizzard.) But by the time... 
 
Superfood: Black Garlic
 
Although not as famous as white garlic, black garlic is slowly taking over the market, especially as an alternative natural herbal medicine. Introduced into the market from Korea, this type of garlic is mainly prepared through a "fermentation" process lasting at least one month. The process is done under controlled humidity and heat, with the end product being black-colored garlic. Herbalists and natural medicine practitioners praise...
 
EVENTS  
Women's History Month Celebration

When: March 5
Where: National Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, D.C.
Moona Luna

When: March 5
Where: Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD
 The Dancing Princesses

When:
March 4
Where: ArtSpace Falls Church
410 South Maple Ave.
Falls Church, VA 
 
Click here for events happening this week!

Mom Review: Treasured Times with Disney on Ice 
Mom Reviewer: Christy Petrak      
 
What better way to spend Valentine's Day than at the Verizon Center for the Disney on Ice Treasure Trove show? Well, maybe I was a bit jealous of all the couples strolling around downtown D.C., but the squeals and looks of wonder on my little loves' faces made it 100 percent worth it! This was our second trip to a Disney on Ice show, and I was amazed at how different the two shows were. I was expecting the same show with little twists, but I was very wrong. The same high quality of performance, sets and costumes were in place, but the majority of the Treasure Trove show was surprisingly not the core Disney princesses. If you have Disney fans in your house who isn't necessarily into the princesses, this one is a great choice... to read the rest, click here!  
Contests

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