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101 Things to do this summer!

Hey Kids!

How is your summer going?  Are you looking for ideas of things to do? Check out this article on 101 things to do this summer. Enjoy!

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Fireworks anyone?

Celebrate our nation's independence with a fireworks display. Below is a link to some fireworks celebration in our area: http://dc.about.com/od/specialevents/a/4thofJuly_2.htm

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Snore and Roar at the National Zoo!

Wake up to the roar of a lion at the Washington Zoo's Snore and Roar!

The Smithsonian Nationasl Park National Zoo sponsors overnight Snore and Roar for the family frm June to September.  Join zoo specialists for a private tour, a hike and a thrilling tent overnight on the property. To learn more visit: http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Activities/SnoreRoar/

Wish you could travel to Botswana and see elephants at a watering hole?

You and your family can take a virtual trip to Botswana and watch a live video stream from Pete's Pond.   With a little patience and the right time zone, you can see everything from elephants to zebras as they comed to the Mashatu Game Reserve.

Click  on this link to take a trip around the globe:

http://www.wildearth.tv/petes-pond-mashatu-botswana-africa-waterhole-wil...

American Girl comes to the DC area!

American Girl is bringing their history and tradition closer to home.  Celebrate 25 years of "friendship" by visiting their new Tyson's Corner store which opens on June 18th.

http://www.americangirl.com/index.php

Come join a 133 year old tradition at the Clarksville Picnic!

Looking for a day of fun for the whole family? Then plan to attend the Clarksville Picnic to be held on Saturday, June 25th at St. Louis in Clarksville. This 133 year old tradition caters to the whole family with food, rides, games, book sales, bingo, auctions and more. Don't miss it!

To learn more visit:

http://www.stlouisparish.org/fellowship/picnic.html

What is there to do in Baltimore this summer?

Looking for a fun filled daytrip in downtown Baltimore?  Click on the link below for a list of activities and places to go.

http://www.grandparents.com/gp/events/baltimore.html

Nothing to do this summer? Take a ride to the nation's capital!

Looking for something to do with the kids?  Take a ride down to our nation's capital and check out some of the activities below. 

http://dc.about.com/od/seasonalfamilyfun/tp/SummerFamilyFun.htm

Lego

Do you enjoy building LEGO structures? Do you have an appreciation for architecture and crafstmanship? Then this exhibit is just for you! Come experience the work of Adam Reed Tucker, one of LEGOS certified specialists, Towering Ambition. 

http://www.nbm.org/exhibitions-collections/exhibitions/lego-architecture...