School lottery players have been waiting for this news before they finalize their lists: DCPS announced to the School Within School at Goding (SWS) community on Thursday that it would build a modular classroom complex between the Springarn facility and Phelps Ace High School at 704 26th … Read the rest
When I was a kid, it was the dreaded “talk.” It makes sense that there is a better approach: low-key conversation. Melissa Kilbride, a clinical social worker and Hill mom, will present a workshop to help parents talk to their kids about sex on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 7-9 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 301 A St SE.
Melissa believes passionately in the importance … Read the rest
Fathers of Superheroes, unite! Skills on the Hill and a local dad have partnered up to create a new group for fathers of kids with sensory and other developmental differences. The group will meet Saturday, Feb. 22, 10-11:30 a.m. at Skills on … Read the rest
Have a little one who is obsessed with fire trucks? Join Edlavitch DCJCC for a tour of DC Fire House Engine 18 on Barracks Row on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. This event is for families with children ages 0 to 3 years who are being raised with Judaism in the home.
The group will tour … Read the rest
A giant spiral slide, 10-foot climbing wall, a pit of 20,000 balls–and a bar and cafe for the big people. Get ready: The Lane has announced it will open the doors to its 7,880-square-foot family social club on Saturday, Feb. 15.
(Note: The weekend roundup posted earlier incorrectly said the Lane would open Feb. … Read the rest
You’ll want to mark these on your calendar: The 11th annual Intersections Festival at Atlas features several “Family Fun Days” among its more than 50 performances and events. A lot of the family fun is free, including an art workshop with Makeshift and concerts by Mr. Skip and Culture Queen. Here are the details:
Friday, Feb. 21-Sunday, March 1
- Imagination Stage’s Mouse on the Move
This weekend there are kids’ events to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day, Black History and more. Your quest for family fun could take you to unexpected places like the Black Cat and the Willard InterContinental. Also: The Lane Social Club in Ivy City opens Saturday!
We have about three weeks left to finalize our DC school lottery lists before the March 2 deadline. If you are struggling and still have lots of questions, I have some good news. There are three opportunities this week to attend an event with an expert, on Monday, Tuesday and … Read the rest
River Park Nursery School is holding its annual Sock Hop and Silent Auction on Saturday, Feb. 29, 4-7 p.m. in the parish hall at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 East Capitol St NE. This fun-for-families event features dinner, drinks, a deluxe silent auction and kids’ entertainer Mr. Skip. Proceeds benefit the school. Buy tickets … Read the rest