Does your child miss Puppet Show Tuesdays and Singalong Fridays with Kidsinger Jim? Now kids can watch their Kidsinger Jim favorites online on his new video page. The videos are free, and there is a link to leave a tip.
Jim is also working on a custom video service: He will create a video just for your kids and include their favorite songs by request. When the custom video service is ready, Capitol Hill Kid … Read the rest
A new theme for the Capitol Hill Community Window Art Hunt has been announced: flags. Display flags starting tomorrow (Friday). Also, there is now a schedule of themes through April. See note from organizers below.
There has been a lot of interest in posting flags in our windows as a Window Art Hunt theme, so that is the one we are going to do next! Official “due date” is Friday March 27.
You can post a national flag of personal significance to you, or
We enjoyed the Flower Hunt and the Shamrock Hunt, and now we are moving to a new theme to go on display on Tuesday, March 24: basketball and baseball. This theme is in honor of (and in absence of) March Madness and Opening Day. Put basketball- or baseball-inspired art or sports paraphernalia in your window, and go out with the kids to search for more.
During social distancing, you can keep the kids busy with yoga, arts, soccer skills, playgroups and more while staying connected and supporting these Hill businesses. Your child may get to see familiar faces from their favorite activities! This is a work in progress, to be updated as I find out about more. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go Fit4Mom! The mama-and-child fitness and wellness program is going virtual to help “flatten the curve” of new coronavirus cases. Starting today, it is offering online versions of its classes and events.
“We’re going to offer a lot of great content that I think the community will really enjoy,” said … Read the rest
While closures and cancellations keep coming, many local stores remain steadfastly open, with shelves lined with items that will keep your kids entertained if you must hunker down at home. Consider supporting these independent businesses and stock up on fun (that doesn’t involve the TV)!
If you don’t exactly “stay in” with the kids this weekend, it seems like a great idea to stick to small groups and low-density places. Mayor Muriel Bowser declared a state of emergency and a public health emergency at her press conference earlier today, and recommended that gatherings of 1,000 or more be canceled or postponed through March 31. The cancellations and postponements are now rolling in.
The Little Gym on Capitol Hill has announced to members that it will open on April 20, and it hopes to hold a soft opening ahead of that date. Registration for classes is now open on its website. The gym, originally scheduled to open in January, faced permitting delays. Welcome to the neighborhood, Little Gym! I am excited to check it out.… Read the rest