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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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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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9:00 am

Yoga in the Woods

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Black Hill Nature Programs, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr
Boyds, MD 20841 United States
$6

Nature and yoga provide essential therapeutic benefits to children of all ages. Join certified Child Light yoga instructor and park naturalist Jen Scully to explore varying themes in nature that will help children become more at ease in their world. Yoga may happen outdoors, weather permitting. Parents are welcome to do yoga too! FOBH $5

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Clarksburg Premium Outlets to offer weekly Farmer’s Market, August 11-November 17

August 11 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until November 17, 2019

Clarksburg Premium Outlets, 22705 Clarksburg Road, Boyds, MD 20841
Boyds, MD 20841 US
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 Every Sunday from August 11-November 17, Clarksburg Premium Outlets is welcoming the Clarksburg Farmer’s Market to provide a selection of fresh, locally sourced goods. Montgomery County shoppers can look forward to meeting local farmers and artisans to stock up on items such as farm-raised meats and dairy; free-range eggs; produce; fresh baked breads and pies; local spirits, wine and craft brews; ... Read More about Clarksburg Premium Outlets to offer weekly Farmer’s Market, August 11-November 17

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10:00 am

New American Gardens exhibit at the US Botanic Garden

August 11 @ 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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Washington Parent’s Back-to-School STEAM Fair

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Clarksburg Premium Outlets, 22705 Clarksburg Road, Boyds, MD 20841
Boyds, MD 20841 US
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Start off Maryland Tax-Free Week, August 11-17 with Washington Parent's BACK-TO-SCHOOL STEAM FAIR on Sunday, August 11at Clarksburg Premium Outlets (Exit 18 OFF I270, Conveniently Located Just 10 Miles North of Shady Grove Road) STEAM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math) Programs OnsiteMeet one-on-one with Program Directors to Launch your child's Successful School Year! Shop Maryland's Tax-Free Week Savings• Back-to-School Savings at Clarksburg Premium ... Read More about Washington Parent’s Back-to-School STEAM Fair

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Fairy Trails @ Piscataway Park

August 11 @ 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 11 @ 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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DC VegFest 2019

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Free

Compassion Over Killing is proud to host the annual DC VegFest in the nation’s capital – the largest vegan gathering on the east coast! Each year tens of thousands attend DC VegFest, including vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters alike (all are welcome!). DC VegFest is a free event and features over one hundred vendors, celeb speakers, cooking ... Read More about DC VegFest 2019

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Smokey’s Birthday Bash!

August 11 @ 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 1 and 4.

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11:30 am

Tot Time: Songs for the Planet

August 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
Free

Shake your sillies out with these fun campfire sing-a-long favorites for toddlers about the planet! Bring a picnic blanket and stay for lunch or enjoy a walk in the park after song time. Music starts at 11:30.

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12:00 pm

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

August 11 @ 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

Nature Journaling

August 11 @ 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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1:30 pm

Creature Feature

August 11 @ 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 11 @ 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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Latin Heritage Festival in Downtown Silver Spring

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Place
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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Free

A celebration of the Latin Heritage! From great Food, to Arts and Crafts and especially Cultural Dance Performances, this festival will be a HUGE PARTY filled with lots of fun for the entire family! Over 60 artisans and crafters, independent consultants and small businesses are coming together for the day. Food vendors will delight you ... Read More about Latin Heritage Festival in Downtown Silver Spring

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3:00 pm

Sunday Storytimes

August 11 @ 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 11 @ 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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Nature Journaling

August 11 @ 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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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 11:50 pm
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One event on August 10, 2019 at 10:00am

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

One event on August 12, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 14, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 16, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on August 17, 2019 at 3:00pm

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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4:30 pm

The Cat in the Hat

August 11 @ 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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