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Join Our Inaugural Events Team!

The DC Area Moms Blog team is growing! We are looking for local women who are passionate about motherhood and who want to connect and celebrate life with moms in the DMV. Join our inaugural events team to do just that! DC Area Moms Blog exists to encourage and equip Moms thorough relevant content and a […]

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Lessons from EdFEST: Post-School Fair Notes

Well, I survived EdFEST. It was informative, busy, and crowded, and I’m glad I went. EdFEST is the District of Columbia’s annual public school fair, where families can talk to representatives of public and charter schools in one spot. Each school had its own table, and staff—and sometimes parents and students—answered questions about their school. […]

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February Family-Friendly Events Guide

We are grateful for Bright Horizons who is sponsoring our February Guide. Learn about what they are up to and how you can join them! There’s so much happening at Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool centers in the DC Area. Bright Horizons at Ballston is open and enrolling; Bright Horizons at Courthouse Station is celebrating […]

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January Family-Friendly Events Guide 2020

Goodbye 2019…and hello 2020! The new year brings renewed hope and a fresh start. Unfortunately, it also brings fewer outdoor public events to entertain the family. But never fear, we have found some fun ways to make long-lasting memories with your family this winter. If you know of other fun events in the area, please […]

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Go See The American Pops Orchestra’s “Pied Piper” at Arena Stage

This post is written in partnership with The American Pops Orchestra. We hope you enjoy learning about their upcoming unique show.The American Pops Orchestra creates family-friendly shows for kids to enjoy with their families.  The American Pops Orchestra will showcase the “Pied Piper” at Arena Stage with a unique twist on the story. There are two times to […]

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Experience the National Cathedral’s Holiday Light Spectacular

This post is written in partnership with the National Cathedral. We hope to see you at their Holiday Light Display!The National Cathedral is a true national treasure in the Washington, DC area. They are hosting their First “Holiday Light Spectacular” Event on Friday, December 27 and Saturday, December 28 at 4:30, 6:30 and 8:30 pm.  Holiday Light […]

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Guide to Hanukkah Celebrations

Hanukkah Events There are many ways to celebrate Hanukkah in the Washington, DC area–here is our round-up. Hanukkah (or Chanukah) is an eight-day Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and eight nights to commemorate the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Hanukkah is observed by lighting candles on the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on […]

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December Family-Friendly Events Guide

December is here, and with it comes a multitude of opportunities for family fun. In addition to the events compiled here, please check out our Christmas Tree Lighting Guide. As you enjoy the lights, markets, performances, crafts, and fireworks, know that we here at the DCMB wish you and your family all the joy, peace, and […]

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