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Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live Theatrical Show

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - September 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
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$10
Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live

Visitors will embark on a prehistoric journey at “Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live,” an experiential theater production featuring a larger-than-life cast of dinosaur puppets, at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. From June 1 through Aug. 31, sophisticated, life-sized dinosaur puppets—brought to life by theatrical presentation and puppet mastery—will connect children to paleontology. This interactive production features 19 dinosaurs ... Read More about Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live Theatrical Show

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Pandas Documentary

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - August 31, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States

Giant pandas are coming to the big screen in a breathtaking documentary this summer at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. In collaboration with Smithsonian Theaters, “Pandas” will be on view June 1 through Aug. 31, 2019 in the Zoo’s air-conditioned Visitor Center Theater. Audiences will get a glimpse into Chengdu Panda Base in China, where scientists are ... Read More about Pandas Documentary

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DinoRoars

June 1 @ 8:00 am - September 2 @ 7:00 pm
Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, 3001 Connecticut Ave
NW, DC 20008 United States
$
Dino Roars

Travel back in time with “DinoRoars”—a self-guided safari around the Smithsonian’s National Zoo—and meet massive animatronic dinosaurs that move and roar. From June 1 to August 31, visitors will be able to look up and listen as the roar of a 39-foot-long T. rex joins the symphony of Zoo animal chirps, squawks and chuffs. On ... Read More about DinoRoars

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SAAM Arcade

August 3 @ 11:30 am - August 4 @ 7:00 pm
Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Streets, NW
washington, DC 20001 United States
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Free

This year SAAM Arcade is “Breaking Barriers” within the gaming industry and beyond, inviting independent video game developers to showcase their video games for public play. With the theme of “breaking down barriers” this year’s SAAM Arcade seeks to highlight diverse and inclusive games from underrepresented creators. Throughout the weekend, find traditional table-top board games ... Read More about SAAM Arcade

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9:30 am

UGRR Trail Sunday Guided Hike

August 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, 16501 Norwood Rd
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 United States
$8

Hikes last approximately 2.5 hours and are provided by "conductors" who lead groups on a simulated Underground Railroad experience covering 2.0 miles from Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park along a wooded, natural surface trail to the historic Sandy Spring, then back to the new Woodlawn Museum . Hikers learn about various techniques that "freedom seekers" used ... Read More about UGRR Trail Sunday Guided Hike

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10:00 am

New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 15, 2019

U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Free

Public gardens across America are engaging, inviting, and dynamic. Gardens are living creations, as they display seasonal changes along with a constant ebb and flow. This exhibit celebrates American gardens created or renovated within the last five years. These gardens showcase new plant collections, create spaces for people to connect with nature, and foster sustainability. ... Read More about New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

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Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 1, 2019

Piscataway Park, 3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 United States
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$5

For the first time ever, the forest fairies of Piscataway Park are opening up their homes and enchanting realm to visitors! Explore the magic of the fairy trail this summer with the help of a special trail guide created with knowledge from the fairies themselves. You see, the fairies are plugged into the secrets of ... Read More about Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

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11:00 am

The Cat in the Hat

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
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$20

The Cat in the Hat June 21 – August 18, 2019 Based on the book by Dr. Seuss Play Originally Produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and Originally Directed by Katie Mitchell Directed by Adam Immerwhar From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know ... Read More about The Cat in the Hat

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1:00 pm

FREE Popsicle Fruit Pops @ Local Grocery Stores

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 6, 2019

Free

Cool off with a FREE sample of new Popsicle Fruit Pops at your local Giant, Walmart, and Safeway stores in Maryland & Virginia. These tasty treats are made with REAL fruit & just 5 ingredients. For more information, check out our Tour Schedule on Facebook!

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Owl Awareness Weekend

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 4, 2019

Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Madison Highway
Leesburg, VA 20175 United States
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$14.95

Help us celebrate Owl Awareness Day! Get up close and personal with some owls during a special show at 1pm on Saturday and Sunday, August 3rd and 4th. Included with your park admission​. Leesburg Animal Park is open 10am-5pm Tuesday - Sunday, and features animal petting and feeding, wagon rides, pony rides, live animal shows ... Read More about Owl Awareness Weekend

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1:30 pm

Creature Feature

August 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Join a naturalist every Sunday to learn about the animals who live in and around Wheaton Regional Park. Discover the amazing adaptations and features of the different animals on display in the Nature Center. This free program doesn't require registration.

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2:00 pm

The Cat in the Hat

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
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$20

The Cat in the Hat June 21 – August 18, 2019 Based on the book by Dr. Seuss Play Originally Produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and Originally Directed by Katie Mitchell Directed by Adam Immerwhar From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know ... Read More about The Cat in the Hat

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3:00 pm

Sunday Storytimes

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Enjoy a story that highlights the nature found in and around the Nature Center, be it plants, animals, rocks, sun, or weather.

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Open Barn on National Colonial Farm

August 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Piscataway Park, 3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 United States
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Free

Each Sunday, your favorite animal friends will return to the barnyard to meet you! This is a unique opportunity for all to interact with the National Colonial Farm's animals and learn about their special qualities and how they contribute to the interpretation and stewardship of Piscataway Park. Meet endangered livestock breeds like American Milking Devon ... Read More about Open Barn on National Colonial Farm

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4:30 pm

The Cat in the Hat

August 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 18, 2019

Adventure Theatre at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States
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$20

The Cat in the Hat June 21 – August 18, 2019 Based on the book by Dr. Seuss Play Originally Produced by the National Theatre of Great Britain Adapted and Originally Directed by Katie Mitchell Directed by Adam Immerwhar From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know ... Read More about The Cat in the Hat

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