Where to Play on the Weekdays: September 8-11

Skate decks as art at the Kennedy Center

Skate decks as art at the Kennedy Center

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Tuesday – Stop by the Kennedy Center for some skateboarding art and entertainment. Finding a Line: Skateboarding, Music, and Media is a new exhibition exploring the intersection of the skateboarding subculture and music. Head to the Hall of Nations to check out Art on Deck, a suh-weet display of custom, hand-painted, and graphically designed skate decks. And starting at 4pm, the action will be in the Kennedy Center Plaza outside, where an open skate session will be held in temporary skate park. Kennedy Center hours are 10am – 10pm. Admission is free.

Wednesday – Enjoy some tunes as the Bari Koral Family Rock Band plays a lunchtime concert for children ages 2-5 and their families. Pack some snacks and join the show in the McLean Central Park Gazebo at the McLean Community Center. Showtime is 12:30pm. Admission is free.

Thursday – Try a free dance class at the CityDance POP! Open House, where they are introducing new genres and classes for all ages at the new Tenleytown location. You can sign up to try all kinds of classes from September 8-12, including a couple of Mommy & Me sessions on Thursday and Friday. Walk-ins are welcome, but an RSVP is recommended to secure your spot.

Friday – Hit the playground at Wheaton Regional Park. Two levels of slides, climbing nets, monkey bars, swings, and more fun features will appeal to all ages and abilities. Pack lunch to eat at nearby picnic tables under the lofty trees. It’s open sunrise to sunset, and admission is free.

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