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75 Can’t-Miss Activities to Put on Your Summer Calendar

We’ve got 75 ways to make this the best summer ever!

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Fourth of July Events That Sparkle & Shine

Stars, stripes and so much fun. Soak it all up this Fourth of July, when our country turns 245 years young.

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Be Mine: 12 Valentine’s Day Activities for Your Family

From dance parties to crafts, we’ve rounded up the sweetest ways for you to celebrate with your little loves this Valentine’s Day.

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Celebrate Halloween with a Family Costume Party Singalong Celebration

The live interactive concert featuring Sharon and Randi is back by popular demand.

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14 Virtual Festivals to Enjoy This Summer

Inject a little culture into your summer (from home)!

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The Light Stuff: NYC’s Best Hanukkah Events for Families

Giant menorahs! Ice menorahs! Menorahs shaped like shoes! NYC’s got all this (and more) at these festive happenings.

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4 Cool Playdate Places That Transform Into Date Night Hotspots

Whether you’re looking for a little culture or just a little fun, these local hotspots are within a binkie’s throw of home, and perfect choices for either a play date with your kids, or a long-awaited date night.

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Your Guide to the Eastside’s Best (Free!) Fall Library Activities

These fun and free family activities will keep you and your little bookworms busy all season long.

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Under One Roof: D.C.’s Best Indoor Trick-or-Treating Spots

Move the Halloween party inside by going to a concert at the posh Kennedy Center, get your game on at a carnival or knock out a few errands at the mall while your kiddos collect candy from participating vendors.

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Strike a Chord with Kid-Friendly Classical Music Experiences

Ready to introduce classical music to your kiddos playlist? Take ’em to the symphony! These local performances aimed right at kids will have them signing a new tune in no time.

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25 Kindie Concerts to Boogie over to This Winter

Some of kindie rock’s finest and most decorated acts will be hitting the stage this winter. Here are 25 concerts you don’t want to miss.

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Baby Got Bach: Where to Hear the Classics in the DMV

More and more metro area live music is being catered exclusively to classical music for the littlest of listeners. Check out some of our favorite sets.

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Baby Got Bach: Music Concert Series Just For Kids

Hoping to instill some appreciation of music beyond the iTunes top 10? Check out these series developed for the tiniest of culture vultures.

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SoCal’s Secret Paradise: San Diego’s Mission Bay

Plan your next tropical vacation without leaving the lower 48 (no passport required) using our guide to San Diego’s Mission Bay neighborhood.

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See All 5 (Kiddo) GRAMMY Nominees in One Concert!

See all 5 nominees for a Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album at one concert. It’s the show of the year for the under 8 crowd.

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7 December Concerts You Should Not Miss

Celebrate the season with these rockin’ gigs from kindie music stars!

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Save the Date! Fall Happenings to Plan For Now

You snooze, you lose! Mark your calendar now for a fairy tale play, children’s film festival, symphony for the whole family and lots more. The scoop is here.

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Local Fathers Unite: The L.A. Dads Group Is Waiting for You

Moms have plenty of social outlets – from stroller walks to park play groups – but sometimes dads can feel a little alone in their journey through fatherhood. And that’s where the L.A. Dads Group comes in…

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12 Spring Happenings to Buy Tickets for Now

Here’s what we’re already buying tickets for this spring. Don’t let the door hit you on your way out, winter.

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Explore H Street Corridor (by Streetcar!)

With the much-anticipated launch of the H Street streetcar happening any day now, exploring the H Street corridor with little ones in tow will be easier (and cooler) than ever.

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Moves Like Jagger: Winter Family Dances & Concerts Around Town

Grab your tiny dancers and head to a family-friendly musical performance perfect to move and groove.

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What to See (& Not See) With Kids at the Jewish Museum

Want to hear a rocking kiddie band, paint a mini-masterpiece, listen to a story, check out some modern art and, oh, yeah, travel back in time? Then you need to clear a day on your schedule for visiting The Jewish…

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Your Guide to Free Summer Concerts

Outdoor concerts abound in this city come summer ––we suggest booking the sitter when Beach House takes SummerStage or when Governors Island becomes Punk Island (although kids are fantastic anarchists). Despite all the shows you want to catch, there are…

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A Local Musician Shares Her Portland Secrets

Acclaimed indie artist Laura Veirs is back with a much-lauded album “Tumble Bee: Laura Veirs Sings Folk Songs for Children.” Recorded by Grammy-nominated producer (and husband) Tucker Martine in their home in Portland, Oregon, it covers a wide range of…

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August Hot List: San Francisco Bay Area Sales & Deals

A few weeks left of summer, and then the madness of school begins! We’ve got two fun activities you must put on your calendar this month to savor the last days of summer. Also check out the deals on photo…

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Tell Me A Story

It’s party time at Seattle’s newest kiddo bookshop, Mockingbird Books. The Green Lake shop will celebrate its grand opening on Sunday, August 31–stop in before then for a 10% off coupon. Mockingbird’s huge space is filled with delightful picture books,…

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