Safe and Fun Stuff to do with the Family: May 6-8
National Train Day
Displays and exhibits focus on the history and future of trains and Amtrak 40th birthday celebration where kids can decorate cookies and make arts and crafts. There will also be entertainment from Radio Disney and the Diggity Dudes. Union Station 50 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Washington, DC | 202-289-1908
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Family Day Celebration:
Event highlights include a display about Chinese food in America, the film “Killing of the Chinese Cookie” and art activities. At the National Museum of American History – Smithsonian.
Spring Fest in Ocean City.
Celebrate spring with delicious food, live entertainment (including Disney stars), and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents. Ocean City. 10am-10pm. Fri-Sat 10am-6pm. Sunday. All ages. ococean.com.
Baseball in Education Day at Bowie Stadium
Take elementary and middle school kids on a field trip to a game. Each child receives a general admission seat ticket, lunch, and an educational booklet. The on-field promotions feature math, science and general eduation themes. Prince George’s Stadium, Bowie. 11:05am. game time baysox.com
Friday: Mothers of Invention science night.
Kids can learn about women inventors and how they have contributed to science, math, and engineering. Howard B. Owens Science Center | 9601 Greenbelt Rd. Lanham, MD
Herndon Town Green
777 Lynn Street, Herndon, VA Admission: Free Friday Night Live! is the most popular outdoor concert series in the DC area. FN! is FREE and held on the beautiful Town Green in Herndon. We feature the most popular local acts from up and down the east coast
Fairfax Corner Spring Fest.
Saturday, May 7. noon-3pm | Fairfax Corner Shopping Center
FREE. Celebrate Spring at the Fairfax Corner Spring Festival! Bring the whole family for a day of fun with LIVE entertainment, exciting interactive exhibitor booths, favulous giveaways, face painters, balloon artists, FREE goodie bags for the first 250 families.