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Smithsonian Announces 7 Locations to Open in May

Some of the Smithsonian’s facilities are getting ready for a grand reopening this spring!

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How to Support Local Asian American-Owned Businesses & Non Profits

You can support our local Asian American community by shopping AAPI-owned businesses, and visiting or donating to these local arts & culture centers and nonprofits

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Learning about Race and Culture

“Whether your summer travel plans involve a long road trip, staying close to home or even not leaving your home, there is a way to learn and incorporate some of these important conversations with your family.”

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12 Inspiring Movies for Women’s History Month to Watch with Your Kids

March is Women’s History Month! Here are 12 fact-based stories about women that can spark great conversations with your kids.

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7 Important Places to Visit with Kids for Black History Month

Here are places to teach your kids about Black History Month in a tangible, hands-on way.

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Dear Parents, Black History Is American History

“My school failed to teach me the truth about American history. They failed us. Are we going to allow our schools to repeat the same mistake and fail our children as well?

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#EduHam

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces New School Program, #EduHam at Home

While schools are closed, this program allows students to tap into their creative side.

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Orange County’s Best Museums for Kids & Families

Dinosaurs, vintage aircraft and surfboards galore await you on your next museum adventure day.

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6 New Smithsonian Museum Exhibits The Kids Will Love

Just in time for summer break the Smithsonian museums have some awesome new exhibits that kids 10 and under will love (and so will their parents).

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Saturday’s Kids to Parks National Day of Play Has 1,000 FREE Park Events

This Saturday, head out to your local park and go play!

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5 Ways to Make a Day at the Museum More Fun

If you’re itching for a fresh take on D.C.’s Smithsonian scene, check out these cool ways to explore exhibits and make memories.

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Free, Fun, No-Planning-Necessary Ways to Celebrate Labor Day

Kick your feet up, nurse a latte, and pick one (or three) of the free family-friendly Labor Day activities we’ve uncovered.

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City of Brotherly Love: 8 Things to Do in Philly with Kids

A straight two hour, 45 minute shot up I-95, Philly is the perfect weekend getaway for DMV families (especially those that love history).

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6 Patriotic Places to Visit With Kids Before Independence Day

Re-ignite the patriotic flame on a visit to these favorite monuments to American history.

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5 Ways to Show You Love America the Beautiful

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It’s election season, in full swing! With less than a week until decision 2016, it is everywhere you look and listen – radio, television and online. It’s a perfect opportunity to teach your children your love of country…

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That’s Hot!: Don’t Miss the Summer of Hamilton

Your child only listen to the soundtrack so many times. (Maybe?) Interface with Ham the real man here!

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Kinda Sketchy: Fun Facts About Famous Doodlers

Grab your sketchpad and pencil because once you read about these three famous doodlers, you’ll be inspired to create some masterpieces all your own. Or at least doodle. Read on for the scoop.
photo: Stravinsky by Picasso via Wikimedia Commons…

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Beyond the Mall: Off-the-Beaten-Track Museums (That You Must Check Out)

As fabulous as the museum-filled National Mall is, there are equally awesome (and kid-friendly) museums in other parts of D.C. Here are six absolute favorites to check out this winter.

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7 Things to Get Excited for in 2015

The New Year is on track to be just as exciting as 2014. Here are some of the kid-friendly happenings to look forward to in 2015.

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Just Opened: The Officers’ Club in the Presidio

After an intensive three-year rehab, the newly opened Presidio Officers’ Club offers plenty of perks the whole family will enjoy. And best of all, it’s free!

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Strings Attached: Your Guide to the Smithsonian’s Puppet Exhibit

Here’s what you need to know to make this puppet visit a hit with your entire crew.

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Trip Out! 6 Roadside Oddities to Brake For

The pretty backdrop of fall colors may entice you travel down unexplored roads. Ramble over to Illinois’ kitschiest treasures, from the world’s largest catsup bottle to a remake of Pisa’s leaning tower. Here are roadside oddities that have “family photo op” written all over them.

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Tees Take Flight

Today most kids barely bat an eye at a shuttle launch, let alone getting on an airplane. But once upon a time, such seemingly small things were the stuff of big dreams, and astronauts, architects, and athletes were big heroes.…

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