Elemeno is my favorite neighborhood play space for little kids. I have treated it as if it were my own living room, starting when AJ was about 6 months old. Elemeno saw him scoot, crawl, toddle, walk and then run! Elemeno, located at 709 8th St SE, is always changing things up–refreshing toys and offering new opportunities. Here’s what’s new at Elemeno this fall.
Anxious to get your child’s days off covered for this school year? Camp Shenanigans’ “Play in a Day” and school break camps, offered on every DCPS and Twin Rivers Charter School day off, are now open for registration. Not only that, but if your non-DCPS school has a day off that is not on the schedule, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org and the camp just might put something together for you.
Ready to boogie with the babes? Boogie Babes is getting ready to restart for fall–and it will boogie in a new location: Miracle Theatre, 535 8th St SE. The season starts on Thursday, Sept. 5 with a 10:30 a.m. performance by Kidsinger Jim and continues the following Thursday, Sept. 12 with a performance … Read the rest
Fall is in the air! OK, so it was 90-plus degrees and 50-plus percent humidity much of this week, but I am feeling fall vibes as I contemplate September plans. Fall in DC is a parade of festivals, a number of them held here on the Hill or nearby. The following are best bets … Read the rest
Camp Shenanigans, known for its performing arts summer camps and “Play in a Day” day-off camps, is introducing weekly after-school classes for fall (descriptions follow). Classes begin the week of Sept. 9 and run through mid-December.
Acting and Improv, Mondays, 6-7 p.m.
This class explores acting techniques (improv, physical comedy, stage presence) as students work to create their own interpretation of an Irish myth. Tropes, characters, story, and more are explored in this fun and … Read the rest
This past spring, AJ and I attended and loved a couple of kids’ theater shows at Atlas Performing Arts Center. I am very excited to see that Atlas has planned out an entire year of opportunities for kids to explore theater, music and dance. The 2019-2020 schedule of Arts for Young Audiences is here, and it includes a fantastic variety of fun and learning for … Read the rest