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Where to Play on the Weekdays: February 13-17

Visit Oleander, a rare albino American alligator, at DC's National Aquarium through April 29th.


Monday – Start the week with story time at Kinder Haus Toys. The Clarendon shop host readings for children every Monday and Friday at 10:30am.  And if you’re looking to do some kids’ gift shopping, the store has quite a selection!

Tuesday – Wouldn’t you LOVE to get your heart pumping with some bouncy fun?  Head to Pump It Up in Lanham for Pop-In Playtime.  Children ages 2-6 can enjoy open jump time from 10-11:30am. Admission is $8/child, free for accompanying adults. Don’t forget socks!

Wednesday – It’s been awhile since The Puppet Co. has presented a mid-week Tiny Tots, but the series for young audiences is back with “World on a String“.  Showtime is 10am, and tickets are $5.

Thursday – Discover the underwater world at the DC’s National Aquarium. Located in the lower level of the Dept. of Commerce building, it’s a perfect place for little ones to see colorful fish, sharks, turtles, even a very rare albino alligator up close. Admission is $9.95/ages 11 and up, $4.95/ages 3-11, free for 2 and under.  Open 9am – 5pm.

Friday – Play Safari Bingo with Carol Collins at Cabin John Shopping Center & Mall.  Part of the Cabin John Kids series that takes place the first and third Fridays of every month, the session welcomes children to enjoy free entertainment, crafts, and more.  Activities start at 10:30am in the atrium.


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