Breaking News

  • Free & Cheap Summer Movie Series

    With a little bit of everything for everyone, including drive-in theaters featuring classic movies and animated favorites under the stars — you’ll enjoy a summer full of family entertainment…

    ...

Featured

View all posts

In July...

View all posts

Play Date Thursdays at Dulles Town Center

Keep cool at Dulles Town Center weekly with free kid-friendly entertainers…

Loudoun County Fair

Six days of rides, games, and live entertainment means there’s no end to the things you can see and do…

Children’s Summer Entertainment Series

These seasonal shows feature singers, comedians, puppeteers, magicians, and more — often for free…

Stuffed Animal Sleep Over & Program at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter

Children are invited to the Loudoun County Animal Shelter to learn how pets are kept comfortable during their stay,,,

Hand-Pick Sunflowers at Butler’s Orchard

Not only a great place to hand-pick fresh fruit and vegetables seasonally, but they also have beautiful oceans of yellow and orange sunflowers…

Hive, National Building Museum’s Latest Installation

View over 2,700 paper tubes of various sizes, all connected to create domed chambers…

Game Days, Wet & Wild Day, & More

Put down those electronic devices and rediscover the simpler days of summer…

Pop-Up Adventure Playground

Visit your neighborhood park this summer for LEGO, games, crafts, coding, and more…

In August...

View all posts

Arlington County Fair

One of the largest free admission events on the East Coast returns to Northern Virginia this year, bringing quality entertainment and excitement to over 74,000 guests…

The Lucketts Fair

Enjoy Bluegrass music all weekend under the gazebo, thrill at the border collies herding sheep, take a load off and enjoy a hayride and let the little ones loose in the hay maze…

Maryland Renaissance Festival

Step out of the 21st century and travel back in time to meet and greet King Henry VIII and his royal court at the Maryland Renaissance Festival…

2017 Solar Eclipse Glasses & Resources

If you’re planning to catch the total eclipse this year, then you’re going to need to protect your peepers…

Play Date Thursdays at Dulles Town Center

Keep cool at Dulles Town Center weekly with free kid-friendly entertainers…

Children’s Summer Entertainment Series

These seasonal shows feature singers, comedians, puppeteers, magicians, and more — often for free…

Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival

Come see farm animals and much more! The 69th Annual Fairfax County 4-H Fair is August 3-6 at Frying Pan Farm Park. Enjoy music, equestrian demos, rides, and fair food with fun for the whole family…

Thompson Creek Window Company

Ask an Expert

What Types of Braces Should a Child-Athlete Wear?

Since the type of braces your child is wearing was initially determined by their orthodontist to be the best means of treating the orthodontic issue…

Remodeling? Here are Some Questions You Should Ask at an Open House

If you are looking to remodel your home, we highly suggest you attend an open house hosted by a remodeling company…

All About Closing Costs

Closing costs are fees that are paid as part of a real estate transaction….

The Power of Play: How Play Helps Children Be Successful Later In Life

Play is so fundamental to child development that it can be found in every culture throughout history…

How to Help a Child with Summer Camp Anxiety

For many children, summer is the best time of year but for those with anxiety, this season can mean a lot of worry…

Chiropractic Care for Colicky Infants

Chiropractic care is remarkably helpful to infants with colic…

How Can I Use Apps to Encourage My Child’s Language Development?

Research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting this year stated that children under the age of two…

Check It Out!

View all posts

Freshwater Swimming — Lakes, Bays, Quarries, & More!

There are many opportunities I’ll drive for — and a freshwater swim in a lake, bay, or quarry is definitely one of them…

Indoor Play Guide

Free play is a chance for your child to make new friends, explore independently, and play with toys that a have the “new” factor…

10+ Planetariums With Public Programs for Star-Gazing

With an abundance of local options for planetarium visits and program offerings, studying the stars, planets, and the sky has never been more exciting…