I’ve had my eye on the Little Gym on Capitol Hill, which is under construction at 625 Pennsylvania Ave SE in the large space where Mattress Discounters used to be. Pre-enrolled members of the new Little Gym received the following email that says opening is … Read the rest
If you need coverage for the DCPS days off this Monday and Tuesday, I hope you’re already sorted. As a new PK3 parent this year, I was shocked by the number of days off in the school calendar, and especially that there is a February break (the four days following President’s Day) as … Read the rest
Want to learn more about summer camps? JO Wilson Elementary School PTA is putting on its 6th annual DC Camp Fair on Thursday, Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m. at the school, 660 K St NE. At this fair, you can talk to camp representatives and gather information. Who’s going to be there? Many familiar names from the Hill, including the … Read the rest
Saturday, Jan. 25 is the first day of the Chinese New Year, ushering in the Year of the Rat. While it may not sound auspicious, the Rat is in fact associated with new beginnings and wealth. If you have a Rat baby this year, your child is expected to be clever, positive and industrious. Here’s how you can celebrate the new year with your family:
- Kennedy Center Chinese New Year Family Day, Saturday,
Spring and summer will be sweet. Captain Cookie and the Milkman, purveyor of freshly made cookies, milk and ice cream sandwiches, has announced it will open its newest location this spring next to Peregrine Espresso, in the space formerly inhabited by Pitango Gelato.
Captain Cookie at Eastern Market will be a great place to stop for treats with the kids–a Mommy-or-Daddy-and-me outing in the making!
The DCPS proposed first day of school for 2020-21 is Monday, Aug. 31 (charters may vary), but some summer camps end weeks before, leaving us with August to cover. Luckily, a good list of summer camps on the Hill are covering August weeks. See camps below with ending dates.
Does your preschooler need plans this summer? The camps listed below care for the littlest campers (see minimum age/grade for each).
For more details about these camps, go to CHK’s Summer Camps on the Hill, the most complete list of summer camps in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The list includes age ranges, locations and links to the camp websites.