Local kid friendly area events happening in the DMV (Washington DC area)
Build A Fire House Bank
Saturday, October 7th, 9am -12pm; Home Depot Kid workshop– Check your store for availability
Come build a coin bank with a fire station design. Once the bank is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. . Please register because space is limited http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops
Anacostia Community Museum 50th Anniversary Community Block Party
Saturday, October 7th; 11am – 4pm, Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Pl SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20020
Come celebrate 50 years of being the premier cultural institution east-of-the-river. There will be live performances, food, kid’s activities, art and crafts, storytelling, a vendor’s marketplace, food trucks and more. Activities will take place inside and outside of the museum and there will be fun for the entire family.
Free Fall Softball Clinics for Girls
Sunday, October 5th; noon – 4pm, Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
American Indian Festival
Saturday, October 21st; 10am – 4pm, Patuxent River Park, 16000 Croom Airport Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 301 627-6074
Halloween on the Farm
Sunday, October 22nd; 4pm – 7pm, Old Maryland Fam at Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774 301 218-6770
Hilloween at Eastern Market
Legends by Latnern
Maggianos Kids Cooking Class
Saturday, October 28th; 10am – 12pm, Maggianos, 2002 Annapolis Mall
Annapolis, MD 21401
A kids cooking class creating their own Flatbread Pizzas with Chef Matt, as well as decorating pumpkins! taught by their chefs and a sundae bar for kids will follow. Please call (410)266-3584 for cost information
Thursday and Fridays noon; Saturday 5pm, April – October; Bladensburg Park, 6600 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737 (301) 699-2255
Fee per person: Resident – $2; Non-resident – $3
Bowling at Pinstripes
Weekday mornings from 10am to noon, Pinstripes; Georgetown Park 1064 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC 2007, 202-625-6500
Kids bowl for $3 per hour with a $3 shoe rental and parents bowl for free. Please limit four kids 12 and under per adult.
Free Face Painting, Crafts & Ice Cream for Kids!
Every Tuesday at Texas Roadhouse in Bowie, MD, 6011 High Bridge Rd, Bowie, MD 20720, (301) 860-1728
Come experience Kids Night every Tuesday from 5:00pm-8:00pm for kids 12-years-old and younger at Texas Roadhouse in Bowie. When kids come in for Kids Night, they get to enjoy:
– Face Painting with Michelle Johnson from 6:00pm-8:00pm – Balloon Artist making hats, animals, and more – Special Andy Armadillo appearances – Craft/Activity in the Corral – Kids receive a Free scoop of Ice Cream with the purchase of a Kids Meal that can be topped at our Sundae Bar
Free Every Tuesday at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History; 10th St. and Constitution Ave NW. The museum hours are from 10:00am and 5:30pm.
Come experience the butterfly experience; take a stroll among live butterflies and exotic plants.