Do you have a LEGO obsessed child? Or better yet, are you LEGO obsessed? If you’ve admitted to yourself that you are a grown-up LEGO fan and that your children, regardless of age, are following in your unavoidable footsteps, you will love this roundup of LEGO based play in the DMV. We have options for fans of all ages!

Photo: Michael McCauslin via Flickr

Toypalooza
Go to the Aurora Hills Library in Arlington on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays all summer long for ToypaloozaPlay with all sorts of building toys including LEGOS, Duplos, and even a train set in the children’s room at Aurora Hills. Kids of all ages and their families are welcome.

When: Mondays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Aurora Hills Branch Library
735 S. 18th St. (Arlington, Va)
Online: arlingtonva.us

LEGO Store Monthly Mini Model Build
Go to your nearest LEGO store and learn how to build a trendy take home mini model–for free! Builders must be between the ages of 6-14 to participate and all models must be built in store.
Monthly mini model build events are only open to registered LEGO VIP members which is easy and free to sign up for! You can register on the 15th of each month for the following month’s mold build. Check your local store’s website for dates and build themes.

LEGO Store-Tysons Corner
7966 Tysons Corner Ctr. (McLean, Va)
Online: shop.lego.com

DUPLO Building Inspiration
If you’ve got younger kids, they’ll love the LEGO store’s DUPLO Building Inspiration session. They can use their imaginations and figure out the hundreds of ways you can use DUPLO bricks. Whether you’re taking a break from other shopping or just need to release some pent up energy, drop into the LEGO Store (June 18-23) before 1 p.m. for 10 minutes of DUPLO building inspiration! 

LEGO Store-Tysons Corner
7966 Tysons Corner Ctr. (McLean, Va)
Online: shop.lego.com

Bricks 4 Kidz
Learn, build, and play with LEGO Bricks at Bricks 4 Kidz! They host classes, camps, field trips and birthday parties. Their program provides a unique and imaginative atmosphere for children to build one-of-a-kind inventions, play games, and most importantly, have LOTS of fun using LEGO bricks. Programs are aimed to children aged 3 to 14. Bricks 4 Kidz is a secure, entertaining, enriching place for your child to build and play. 

Bricks 4 Kidz
1130 6th St., NW
Online: bricks4kidz.com

Building Zone
Take a trip to the National Building Museum and let your kifd (ages 2–6) discover The Building Zone, a hands-on introduction to the building arts. In the fun, exploratory gallery, children are encouraged to build towers or LEGO walls. They can even walk around the Construction Zone, put on a hard hat and vest, grab a tool box, and play with construction trucks. Through imaginative play, your kids can learn to interact with other littles and gain confidence. The Building Zone is free for NBM members. Otherwise, entry is included in the admission ticket for all Museum exhibitions.

National Building Museum
401 F St., NW
Online: nbm.org

Where do you and/or your kids go to get a LEGO fix? Tell us in the comments below. 
–Guiomar Ochoa