GIVEAWAY: Ice Skating at Cabin John or Wheaton Montgomery County Parks Rinks

Montgomery County Maryland is home to two county parks-owned indoor ice skating rinks, Cabin John Ice Rink, located in Cabin John Regional Park, and Wheaton Ice Arena, located in Wheaton Regional Park. Both facilities offer a wide range of ice skating and ice hockey classes and camps for all ages and skill levels, as well as special events and skating exhibitions throughout the year. The facilities are open year-round but are especially fun for families during the holiday season and when outdoor Read more...

EVENT CANCELED: Saturday Night Snow Day FUN: PopUp Play Zone Bounce Night Par-Tay! (Italian Ice on Me)

UPDATE: Event was canceled due to incoming storm.  Your Last Chance to Play at PopUp Play Zone Before They Close for the Season!  After being snowed in tomorrow during the day, head to PopUp Play Zone from 6-9pm for a fabulous family bounce night! The February 21st Saturday Night Bounce & Play Party at PopUp Play Zone is happening, no matter the weather. Get the kids out of the house for some cozy, crazy indoor play!Enjoy the best family night out in the DC area at the PopUp Play Zone Read more...

Winter Break Indoor Play Area for Washington, DC Kids in Silver Spring: Pop Up PlayZone

Pop Up PlayZone Open All Throughout Winter Break!  Inflatables - Special Events - Edutainment - Games - Music Andy's Parties and the former Great Kids Village play spaces saved my family on many a cold winter weekend. Thanks to their amazing indoor offerings, my jumping-off-the-walls kids have played, bounced, made crafts, made friends....and my husband and I have retained our sanities.Lucky us, because Andy has done it again...this time partnering with The Great Zucchini! They have launched Pop Read more...

Playseum Bethesda UPSTAIRS for Kids 8-14

Tween and Teen Play and Party Space: The Playseum UPSTAIRS My family and I are longtime fans of The Playseum locations, which are wonderful toddler-preschooler-young elementary play spaces. But I just had the chance to check out The Playseum UPSTAIRS, which is big kid heaven!On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, older kids can drop in and experience all the fun UPSTAIRS has to offer for a mere $10 a kid entry fee. If you bring a friend, the price drops to $7 each. This is a fabulous solution Read more...

Spring Break Kids Yoga at Blue Heron (Parents Take One Class, Kids Another!)

Kids Yoga During Spring Break Want fun for your kids during Spring Break AND fitness and inner peace for you? Then sign up for Kids' Yoga at Blue Heron Wellness Silver Spring. On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday -- March 26, 28 and 29 -- from 10-11:15 am children age 6-12 will enjoy an introductory, kid-oriented yoga class. Kids will stretch, relax, breathe and have fun. (My Charlie and Eve love these classes at Blue Heron!) The cost is $15/child. Space is limited so call Blue Heron at 301-754-3730 Read more...

Washington DC Laser Tag: ShadowLand Adventures for Parties and Indoor Fun

Laser Tag is Winter Indoor Play Fun for Kids Feeling cooped up and cabin fevery with the kids on weekends? Itching to share a new, active adventure with your family? Then try a round of laser tag at ShadowLand Adventures!After two birthday parties and countless spontaneous winter weekends of running around with phaser gear strapped to our backs, I think the A Parent in Silver Spring crew can safely say that we are a dedicated ShadowLand Adventure  fan family. I have signed us up for the VIP Read more...

National Children’s Museum is Open and Awesome

The National Children's Museum, located at National Harbor, is a harbor for families looking for indoor, interactive play! After years of planning and construction, the National Children's Museum (NCM) officially opened on Friday December 14. My crew and I got to test play the new digs at a press preview. I have to say, we will be purchasing a family membership so that we can head there for creative indoor play all winter long!We enjoyed the 3 and Under Gallery, sponsored by Sesame Workshop, Read more...

Washington DC With Kids: Activities from A to Z

Washington, DC Things to Do with Kids from A-Z In honor of the end of the school year, I thought I would compile for you a list of suggested summer activities in the style of those bulletin board alphabets teachers staple above the chalkboard. I hope you and your family enjoy these 26+ outings as much as my family and I have!AMF Free Summer Bowling and Regal Cinema $1 Movies -- Summer is a great time for freebies from kid-oriented businesses, such as AMF's program of two free games per Read more...

Columbus Day Open Gym on Monday at Silver Stars – $7 for 2 Kids!

Silver Stars Gymnastics is celebrating Columbus Day with 2 for 1 pricing! Monday October 11, 2010 12pm-1pm 2 for 1 ($7 for 2 kids) Bring a Friend! Ages 7 & under We are bringing out the train for this open gym! This is a one time limited offer. This offer does not transfer to other open gym days/times. This offer expires Monday October 11, 2010 at 1pm.School Year Open Gym HoursMONDAY-FRIDAY 12PM-1PM5 years old & under: $7 per child per visit Buy a pass: 12 visits for Read more...