So we hear rain is coming back. Because we all missed it, right?! Welp, enjoy the sunshine today and then again on Sunday. Visit our Indoor Fun guide and Theatre Roundup if you want to try out a new spot or see a great show. If you have an urge to go shopping for your Bambinos (and Moms-to-be) and save money while doing-so, be sure you read about some consignment stores I shared with local photographer and Mom, Stefanie Harrington’s readers.
Washington, DC BioBlitz takes place Friday and Saturday. Teams of scientists, students, teachers, and the general public will join in a two-day race to discover and document the flora and fauna in the region’s national parks. During BioBlitz, participants will be able to discover the parks among the monuments and tourist attractions in the Nation’s capital.
4:00pm-9:00pm: Turk Valley Preakness Celebration Hot Air Balloon Festival
(2700 Turf Valley Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21042)
Walk Thru Balloons: $3 per person, Balloon Glows (Dusk on Thursday & Friday), Tethered Rides – $20 per adult, $10 per child under 12, Balloon Flights Available $225 per person (register online), Children’s Crafts & Activities
and Food & Drink Vendors. 8:30-8:50pm- Watch as the balloons magically light up to choreographed music, with 25 hot air balloons!
10:00am (doors open) 10:30am (show begins): Jammin with the Smithsonian: The Pop Ups at Jammin Java
(227 Maple Ave E Vienna, VA 22180)
A collaboration between Brooklyn musicians Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, The Pop Ups have been setting the standard for children’s music since 2010. Tickets are $10.