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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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9:00 am

Kayaking: Beyond the Basics Part 2

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Black Hill Nature Programs, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr
Boyds, MD 20841 United States
$75

You've got the basic strokes and rescues under your belt and now you want to know about paddling on rivers and streams. In this class we'll help you transfer the skills you learned in Beyond the Basics Part 1, to moving water. We'll begin with learning how to "read" the water and take advantage of ... Read More about Kayaking: Beyond the Basics Part 2

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9:30 am

UGRR Trail Saturday Guided Hike

August 10 @ 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 Saturday Guided Hike

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10:00 am

New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

August 10 @ 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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Turtle Talks

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

Summer Saturdays are a great time to soak up the sun - for people and turtles! Come visit our new outdoor box turtle exhibit and learn about the natural history and conservation challenges of these iconic reptiles from our volunteer "Turtle Talkers." You'll enjoy seeing our resident turtles explore the great outdoors! Join us on ... Read More about Turtle Talks

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Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

August 10 @ 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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Jethro (the Tortoise) Birthday Celebration at Leesburg Animal Park

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 5:00 pm
Leesburg Animal Park, 19270 James Madison Highway
Leesburg, VA 20175 United States
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$2 – $14.95

Jethro, our park's resident Giant Aldabra Tortoise is turning 111 this year! Join us for his birthday celebration on August 10th & 11th! Ted Garber will be performing from 12pm - 3pm! Leesburg Animal Park is open 10-5 Tuesday - Sunday, and features animal petting and feeding, wagon rides, pony rides, live animal shows and ... Read More about Jethro (the Tortoise) Birthday Celebration at Leesburg Animal Park

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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 11, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 12, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 15, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 16, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 10:00am

montgomery county fairgrounds, 16 chestnut street
Gaithersburg, 20877 United States
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Free

General Admission: $15, Children 11 & under are FREE (Free same day re-admission, get your hand stamped at the gate before departing). Parking: $10 cash per car at the fairgrounds. Group Rate: $9 per person (with 15 people or more). Must be purchased in one transaction at the Fair office and picked up prior to the first day of the Fair. FREE parking and

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11:00 am

The Cat in the Hat

August 10 @ 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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Smokey’s Birthday Bash!

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave
Silver Spring, 20902 United States
Free

America's favorite firefighter Smokey Bear turns 75! Come spend some time with Smokey, learn different fire safety tips, sing happy birthday and enjoy a slice of cake! Drop in anytime between 11 and 4.

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Fairfax Family Safety Day

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Focus Family Karate, 11230 Waples Mill Road Ste 160, Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA 22030 US
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Come learn about safety at Fairfax Family Safety. Full of free actives for kids. 2nd Annual Fairfax Safety Day

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11:30 am

Raptor Enrichment

August 10 @ 11:30 am - 11:45 am
Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln
Rockville, MD 20855 United States
Free

Raptors are smart! Come see Meadowside's resident raptors as they search for food, explore new objects and encounter new experiences.

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12:00 pm

Raptor Feeding

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Meadowside Nature Center, 5100 Meadowside Ln
Rockville, MD 20855 United States
Free

Observe Meadowside's resident raptors during their feeding time and learn some of the stories about the raptors on exhibit.

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Rosé every day for $5 a glass at The Canopy by Hilton in Pike & Rose in August

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until August 31, 2019

$5

August is National Rosé Month and the Canopy by Hilton at North Bethesda’s Pike & Rose is celebrating! Enjoy rosé all month long from noon-7 p.m. every day for $5 a glass. Rosé signifies summer, sunshine, and dining al fresco. Rosé has many styles and varieties and can be enjoyed on The Canopy’s beautiful outdoor ... Read More about Rosé every day for $5 a glass at The Canopy by Hilton in Pike & Rose in August

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1:00 pm

Summer Stream Splash

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
$6

Cool off this summer with a splash in the stream! Look for fish, frogs, and stream insects and learn how these critters are indicators of stream health. Get up close with our underwater viewer and Creekside microscopes.

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Free Ping Pong Lessons hosted by SPIN DC

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

SPIN DC, 1332 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20045
Washington, DC 20045 US
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Free

Learn the art of the serve and the slice! Enjoy a complimentary lesson from our professional Ping Pong Champions. Newbies, aspiring pros, kids and devotees are welcome to join us and embrace the movement. Come early and stay for the afternoon, where you will learn from the best of the best. On the schedule will be ... Read More about Free Ping Pong Lessons hosted by SPIN DC

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Nature Journaling

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore changes in the Potomac River landscape since the colonial period. $5/person; free for Accokeek Foundation members During this nature hike, learn techniques to become a better nature ... Read More about Nature Journaling

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2:00 pm

The Cat in the Hat

August 10 @ 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

Nature Journaling

August 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 11, 2019 at 3:00pm

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

Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore changes in the Potomac River landscape since the colonial period. $5/person; free for Accokeek Foundation members During this nature hike, learn techniques to become a better nature ... Read More about Nature Journaling

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4:30 pm

The Cat in the Hat

August 10 @ 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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6:30 pm

National S’mores Day Campfire at Maydale

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Maydale Conservation Park, 1638 Maydale Dr
Colesville, MD 20905 United States
$7

Celebrate National S'mores Day with one of our recipes or try your hand at one of your own creations. We'll supply all the needed ingredients at our s'mores bar. Bring a blanket and chair and we will see you there! Registration is required.

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