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Oct
23
Wed
Story Hour @ Story Hour at The Primary Day School
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Story Hour @ Story Hour at The Primary Day School

For ages 2 and 3 years old along with their parent or caregiver. Includes a story and art project to take home. Please RSVP to a.collins@theprimarydayschool.org by Friday, October 18.

Oct
24
Thu
Challah Tots October @ Whole Foods
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the Bender JCC for preschool-friendly challah making, activities and a PJ Library story time in preparation for Shabbat. Whole Foods will provide the dough, you bring your creativity to make the perfect challah to take home and bake for Shabbat!

We request that you download Whole Foods Market’s App in order to continue enjoying this free program

Oct
26
Sat
Fall Farm Festival at Animal Sanctuary @ Star Gazing Farm
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Fall Farm Festival at Animal Sanctuary @ Star Gazing Farm

Star Gazing Farm Animal Sanctuary is holding a Fall Farm Festival on Saturday, October 26, noon-4pm. Kids wearing costumes get a prize (adults welcome to wear costumes, too)! Meet and greet the animals up close and personal! Hot cider, hot chocolate, vegan chili, bake sale. Gift shop will be open!.

FREE and open to the public – but please leave your own pets at home.

Fall Festival on the Farm

Quincy’s South Oktoberfest @ Quincy's South
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Quincy's South Oktoberfest @ Quincy's South

Join us for OKTOBERFEST to celebrate our 5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!
Free Admission
Live Music
Biergarten
German Food
Bounce House
Face Painting

Saturday, October 26 from 12pm – 5pm!

A portion of the proceeds will benefit Ranger Road, and the Fisher House Foundation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Oct
31
Thu
Fall Festival @ Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Oct 31 all-day
Fall Festival @ Woodrow Wilson Plaza at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center

Save the date and join us on October 31 for another Fall Festival at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center! Bring your family, friends and co-workers to enjoy free Halloween festivities including: hay bale maze, face painting, pumpkin decorating with Blick, candy giveaways, costumed characters, DC Public Library Book Bike, music, food vendors, and so much more!

This event is sponsored by: DowntownDC BID, TCMA (A Drew Company) and Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

BOO! A Safe Halloween Event at Ellsworth Place @ Ellsworth Place
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
BOO! A Safe Halloween Event at Ellsworth Place @ Ellsworth Place

Ellsworth Place invites families to participate in an evening of Spooktacular fun this Halloween that will have them “BOO”ing from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Trick-or-treating, a costume contest with prizes and professional pumpkin carving offer families a safe Halloween alternative.

WHAT: Safe Halloween entertainment for the whole family, including:
• Trick-or-Treating: Free buckets will be available for children of all ages to go store-to-store for tasty treats
• Costume Contest: Judges will award gift card prizes to children 13 years and under for the best costumes.
• Pumpkin Carving: Professional artists will carve pumpkins for a free raffle on Levels 2 and 4. Register to win onsite; must be present to win.

Nov
10
Sun
The Ultimate STEM Event @ The Primary Day School
Nov 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Ultimate STEM Event @ The Primary Day School

See what our budding scientists and mathematicians are up to at this hands-on afternoon of exploration. Please RSVP by November 4th to a.collins@theprimarydayschool.org

Nov
15
Fri
ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Gaylord National Resort @ The Gaylord National Resort
Nov 15 – Dec 30 all-day
ICE! featuring Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Gaylord National Resort @ The Gaylord National Resort

The must-see holiday attraction is back! ICE! featuring the 1957 Dr. Seuss classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! Watch how the Grinch tries to steal Christmas from the Whos of Who-ville through interactive ice sculptures and displays. Experience favorite scenes from this Christmas special such as the Grinch lurking through the chimneys of the Who-ville homes, the Grinch’s heart growing three sizes after realizing Christmas means a little bit more and sitting down at the Whos’ feast where the Grinch carves the roast beast. Everything is hand-carved from 2 million pounds of ice! Learn more about the making of ICE!, confirm daily event times or catch a sneak peak of the event by visiting www.ChristmasAtGaylordNational.com.

Nov
16
Sat
Janney Elementary 5K and Fun Run @ Janney Elementary
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am
Janney Elementary 5K and Fun Run @ Janney Elementary

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 16, 2019 for the Janney 5K and Fun Run, beginning at 9 am! Registration is open at www.janney5k.com. Sign-up soon to take advantage of early-bird pricing.
The race is open to all! The 5K course winds through neighborhood streets in American University Park and starts and ends at Janney Elementary. Janney is located near the intersection of Wisconsin Ave and Albemarle St, a block from the Tenleytown metro stop in NW DC. The Fun Run is an out-and-back shorter 1 mile race near the school.
Different levels of corporate sponsorship are available (see www.janney5k.com/sponsorship/) and offer a range of promotion opportunities and benefits. It’s a fantastic chance to promote your local business to hundreds of local families. Thank you for supporting this ninth annual neighborhood race and wonderful DC school with your participation or sponsorship!

Nov
17
Sun
Hike & Seek: Wayfinding @ Locust Grove Nature Center
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Hike & Seek: Wayfinding @ Locust Grove Nature Center

Looking for a little adventure? Follow the clues as you hike around Cabin John Park to solve a new nature-themed puzzle each month. This month you’ll use orienteering and wayfinding skills to help you navigate through the woods without a GPS. Learn to use a map and compass through fun interactive games along the trail.

Check-in at the front desk any time between 2 pm and 5 pm for the clues. Then work together with your family to find hidden objects in the park along the trails.

$2 per person. Please register both adults and children over the age of 2. Natural surface trails are not stroller accessible. Severe weather cancels the program.

Register by Friday, November 15 to receive a prize for completing the hunt.
Register Now: https://bit.ly/2L0Hx44

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