Newsletter: February 13, 2018

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Fair Oaks Mall’s Lunar New Year Festival

This coming weekend, February 17-18, 2018, visit Fair Oaks Mall for their annual Lunar New Year Festival!

Enjoy traditional dragon dances, martial arts demonstrations, hundreds of performers, and spectacular live entertainment. Plus, don’t miss the hands-on activities, demonstrations, and arts and crafts for children — all celebrating the Year of the Dog! This free community festival is hosted 1-5 pm each day at Fair Oaks Mall.

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Center Stage Preschool Open House

Join Center Stage Preschool on February 17, 2018, for an Open House! At this special event, hosted 3-5 pm learn more about their Montessori approach that caters to your child’s ability to explore, learn life skills, socialize with others, and be a valuable member of their preschool community! Can’t make it? Request a private tour that fits your schedule.

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Valentine’s Day-Inspired Events & Opportunities

Valentine’s Day is a great day to shower your family with love! Show them how much you love them with the gift of time — by enjoying one of these Valentine’s Day-inspired opportunities!

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Extra! Extra!

DullesMoms’ supporters want to share some extra (extra!) news with you!

Mardi Gras Carnival | Feb 17, 2018
Get ready for some Mardi Gras fun as the Claude Moore Community Center Preschool transforms into a family carnival! Enjoy games, crafts, face painting, magic, moon bounces, and more… more

Discover Engineering Family Day | Feb 17, 2018
Discover how professional engineers turn ideas into reality at Discover Engineering Family Day — a popular (and free!) annual event… more

Teen Scene at Launch Trampoline Park | Feb 17, 2018
Watch as Launch’s 25,000 square-feet of fun turns into a club-like atmosphere on Saturday nights 9-11 pm! For kids 13 and up, enjoy glow in the dark dodgeball, giveaways, and more… more

Enjoy George Washington’s Mount Vernon for Free | Feb 19, 2018
February is a big month for George Washington — it not only brings President’s Day but Mr. Washington’s birthday, too! Celebrate his legacy with free admission… more

Summer Camp with Lopez Studios Performing Arts Preparatory School | Ongoing
Registration is now open for their summer camp productions of The Lion King Kids (5-10) and The Lion King Jr. (10-16). Plus, don’t miss their free Lion King workshop this month to save on tuition… more

It’s Party Time with Kidsmart Carnivals & Amusement Rentals | Ongoing
Get excited about planning your next party, celebration, or event! Kidsmart Carnivals and Amusement Rentals go beyond the moon bounce! From tents and interactive games to lollipop trees and photo props, they have a variety of rentals to choose from… more

Student Registration at BeanTree Learning | Ongoing
Dedicated to serving infants through children up to age 14, BeanTree Learning is a premier early childhood school! Enrollment is ongoing and now is your chance to see why so many children call BeanTree their home away from home… more

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Preschool/Private School Open House Guide

Updated Daily! Leaving your little one in the care of others isn’t always easy, so, of course you want to make sure you’ve found the best place to meet the needs of your family. Our guide to open houses and special events at preschools and private schools is a great place to get started!

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Expert Advice is proud to host a variety of thought leaders and experts ready to share advice and answers. With your family in mind, they tackle a broad range of topics:

Moss Building & Design
2018 Design Trends
This year, we’re starting to see a pattern of “old is new again” with some new trends harkening back to previous design eras… more

John C. Flood
3 Heater Safety Tips That Will Prevent a House Fire
Improper use of heating equipment contributed to 56,000 fires that resulted in 470 deaths, 1,490 injuries, and $1 billion in direct property damage… more

Jen McCann, Realtor
Countdown to Home Ownership
Advance planning and knowing what to expect along the way can help make the home buying process easier, less stressful, and hopefully enjoyable… more

Dr. Erin Kardel, Psychologist
Understanding OCD in Children
OCD is much more than just compulsions — OCD is driven by obsessions that create anxiety and/or discomfort… more

Bright Horizons
The Value of Children’s Play for Development
Most of us have heard the expression, “play is a child’s work.” But, what does that really mean… more

Barakat Orthodontics
The Function of Retainers After Braces
Orthodontists understand that it can be frustrating to wear a retainer after having your braces removed… more

Dr. Wellner, Chiropractic Physician
Chiropractic Care for Colicky Infants
Chiropractic care is remarkably helpful to infants with colic… more

Capital Women’s Care
Post-Baby Blues? Here Are 5 Ways to Help
It seems counterintuitive, but sometimes during what is arguably one of the most joyful (albeit stressful) times in our lives, we can’t help but feel depressed… more

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