Kidriffic Events for June 21 – 23

I don’t think I mentioned this here but for 2 whole weeks my dh was in Afghanistan. Definitely not as long as the troops are deployed, but for a wife that didn’t marry a man in the armed forces it was ETERNITY! I’ve never been happier to see him than I was when he walked through the door this morning. And his daughter? She couldn’t stop giggling. It was the cutest, sweetest thing EVER! So, needless to say, this weekend will feature a lot of family time. Here’s what’s happening around town for you and your family to enjoy:

Creature Feature
Rock Creek Park Nature Center, Washington, DC
4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Bring the kids to meet the animals and help feed them!
Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat
Adventure Theatre – MTC, Glen Echo, MD
Times vary
Come see this stage adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic.
Fête de la Musique
Where: Malmaison
3401 Water Street NW, Washington, DC
Saturday – Sunday
Admission: Free (until 11pm, $10 after)
Every year on June 21 in France the streets are filled with music in this annual celebration of Fête de la Musique. The Alliance Française and Malmaison will bring the celebration here to DC this year! Come join the fun along the potomac river where the area will be transformed into a music lovers dream with musicians, artists, food, and friends. Special kids activities will run from 2-4pm, with a percussion workshop and drum decorating crafts.
Ward 6 Family Day
Canal Park
Saturday, 1-5pm
Admission: Free
Everyone in the area is welcome to come and enjoy the live music, games, free food and more.
Alexandria Food & Wine Festival
John Carlyle Square
300 John Carlyle Street
Alexandria, VA
Saturday, 12-7pm
Admission: Free
Enjoy the best that Alexandria restaurants and wineries have to offer as well as live entertainment and events for the kids.

Bowie Baysox Star Wars Saturday
Prince George’s Stadium
Saturday, 6:35pm (gates open at 5:35pm)
Admission: Tickets start at $7
May the force be with you in Bowie this weekend at the Bayzox game as they host Star Wars Night. There will be characters and a fireworks display after the game.
National Capital Barbeque Battle
9th – 14th Street Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Saturday 11am – 9pm & Sunday, 11am – 7:30pm
Admission: $12/adults, children under 12 are free
If you love barbeque then this is the event for you! Sample food from all of the entrants, listen to live music and buy more food!

~JM

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