I wondered if you’ve compiled a list of all the cooperative play groups on the Hill? I keep bumping into people who have their kids in different ones — G Street, Capitol Hill Cooperative Nursery School, Capitol Hill cooperative Play Group, etc (those names might not be exactly right…) But it got me thinking — are there some out there that
You have a baby. You like beer and banter. These things are not incompatible! Find your people at the Baby Bar Takeover this evening at 3:30 at the Brig, the German-style beer garden at 1007 8th St SE. This is a great opportunity to meet and talk to other adults (even if you just talk about babies). The Brig is … Read the rest
This weekend’s picks include opportunities for young fans of the Caps, STEM, reading and the National Archives.
Rock the Rink, Friday, 5-8 p.m., Wharf Ice Rink. Join fellow hockey fans to skate and show your Caps pride. Event features a DJ, trivia, gear giveaways and a visit from Slapshot. The away game against the Ottawa Senators will be broadcast on a jumbotron. Fans wearing
Here’s an update on summer camp registration on the Hill. A couple of notes:
Joy of Motion has been added the the Summer Camps on the Hill list. Joy of Motion offers dance camps at it H Street NE location as well as Friendship Heights and Bethesda locations. Registration is open.
Capitol Hill Day School (CHDS) will open camp registration on Feb.
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:
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.