Wknd Rndup, Feb. 28-March 1: Music and Culture, Including Culture Queen

This week’s picks include a free concert by award-winning author and entertainer Culture Queen at the Atlas Performing Arts Center.

This weekend you can soak up plenty of music and culture with the kids, including a free concert by Culture Queen.

All Weekend

Imagination Stage’s Mouse on the Move, several showtimes, Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE. Two mice are ready for adventure. Tickets, $15

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Wknd Rndp, Feb 21-23: Let the Good Times Roll

Celebrate Mardi Gras at two family-friendly events this weekend.

The quantity and variety of family fun to be had here on Capitol Hill is pretty amazing. Want to celebrate Mardi Gras with the kids this weekend? We’ve got that. Live music? Got that too. Cultural experiences? Science education? Arts and crafts? Children’s theater? Yes, yes, yes, yes. And more.

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Wknd Rndp, Feb. 14-16: Kids’ Events to Celebrate V-Day, Presidents Day, Black History and More

Presidential Family Fun Day at the National Portrait Gallery.

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!


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Weekend Roundup, Feb. 7-9: Valentine Art, Family Day, Tu B’Shvat and More

“Love in Every Language” is a kids art workshop to be held this weekend at the National Museum of Asian Art.

This weekend, there are Valentine’s events galore, Family Day at the National Gallery of Art, a planting event to honor Tu B’Shvat (the Jewish birthday of the trees) and more. First, let’s do a rundown of the V-Day stuff:

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Weekend Roundup, Jan. 17-20: MLK Day Events and More

Here are few ways your family can observe MLK Day this weekend:

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CHK Weekend Roundup, June 8-9: Celebrate Eastern Market, New RFK Fields, Dinosaurs and Pride

Weekend forecast: Low 80s with clouds on Saturday; rain starting sometime on Sunday; and lots of fun for free in the Capitol Hill area and nearby. Here are CHK’s picks:

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CHK Weekend Roundup, May 18-19: It’s a Running, Biking and Rockin’ Weekend

CHK is looking forward to a beautiful weekend. The forecast is looking good: mostly dry with highs in the low 80s. Time to make plans to get out with the kids! Here are CHK’s picks:

  • DC Bike Ride: Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., starting at West Potomac Park. Ride worry-free–the course will be closed to traffic. Finish at a festival. Kids 3 and up can participate, but must be 8 to ride on
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CHK Weekend Roundup: Train Day, March for Moms, Spy Museum Grand Reopening

CHK wishes all the Capitol Hill moms an awesome Mother’s Day weekend! If you’re not already booked solid, take a look at the following Mother’s-Day-weekend-worthy events.

  • Train Day at the National Postal Museum: Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 2 Massachusetts Ave NE. Experience the Railway Post Office by checking out the inside of the train car and find out how train conductors use whistle signals to communicate. Free, all ages.
  • March for Moms
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Weekend Roundup: Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival, May 4

CHK has one outstanding pick this weekend: the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival, happening May 4 , noon to 8 p.m. Want to introduce your kids to music festival fun? This is the one.

Details of interest to families:

  • Kids 10 and under are free
  • There will be a kids’ zone and outdoor activities
  • Leashed dogs are allowed
  • Food trucks will be there, including DC Slices, DC Taco Truck, Capital Chicken and Waffles
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Weekend Roundup: Theater, Bookstore Event, Kids’ Show and (Monday) Family Movie Night

This weekend, Atlas Performing Arts Center has several showings of children’s theater production, “Aquarium.” Rocknoceros is performing at Pie Shop DC. East City Books is having a birthday event, and Hill Center is hosting Volunteer Capitol Hill. Just past the weekend, Monday is CHCNS Family Movie Night. See details below:

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