If you’ve fallen head over heels for fall, you’re in luck. This weekend you can hob nob with wild things at the zoo (while collecting candy!), create your very own Halloween bag, or go for a family jog with the crunch crunch of fallen leaves under your feet.
Photo: Smithsonian’s National Zoo via flickr
Boo at the Zoo
Trick-or-treaters will haunt more than 40 delicious treat stations. This year, children and parents alike can groove to Halloween musical favorites, then delight in the fantastical feats of magicians and jugglers. Costumed kiddies will fill their Boo treat bags to the brim with chocolates, snacks and spooktacular keepsakes. Plus, guests can learn about their favorite wild things, with special opportunities to see animals. Fri.-Sun. Event Details.
Join AR Workshop Alexandria and make your own Trick or Treat Tote. While there, enjoy complimentary treats, and check out all of our home decor, gifts, jewelry and accessories. Sat. Event Details.
Seaport Day is an annual community event celebrating Alexandria’a maritime heritage and the mission and programs of the Alexandria Seaport Foundation. Join us for this free event which includes a wooden boat display, children’s activities, nautical displays, live music, food, beer and wine. Sat. Event Details.
You will help provide world-class care for all kids – regardless of a family’s ability to pay – when you participate in the Race for Every Child. Children’s National, the region’s only pediatric health system, is hosting its annual 5K run/walk and Kids Dash on Saturday, October 20, at Freedom Plaza. The Race for Every Child unites families, weekend joggers, serious runners, and all members of the community around a common vision: to help children grow up stronger. Sat. Event Details.
Being a toddler can be frustrating – it is hard to express yourself at this age when you are still learning how to talk. This class will explore different emotions and help children recognize not only their own feelings, but those of others. Sat. Event Details.