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  • Safe and Fun Stuff to do with Your Family; Jan 14-17

    January 14, 2011 by  
    Filed under Morning Show

    Washington DC

    Take the family ice skating!  Skate in a park-like setting. National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC. Admission. Lessons and skate rental available. Location : National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.Contact : 202-216-9397. www.nga.gov/ginfo/skating.shtmnga/gov/skating

    Northern Virginia

    Take the family ice skating at the Reston Town Center Pavilion. Skating Pavilion hotline: 703.709.6300 skating@restontowncenter.com; 1818 Discovery Street, Reston, VA 20190; Admission Rates:Adults – $9.00 Children under 12 – $7.00 Senior citizens (55 & up) – $7.00 Skate rentals (figure & hockey) – $4.00 http://www.restontowncenter.com/pavilion.html

    Maryland

    It’s a 3 day weekend…why not try out one of the ski resorts nearby? If skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and tubing are your thing, you could want to check out Wisp Resort (wispresort.com). Maryland’s premiere ski resort is less than 3 hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore- so it makes for a perfect winter weekend trip with the kids.They’re not in Maryland, but nearby Pennsylvania also offers fabulous skiing at Ski Liberty (skiliberty.com), Roundtop (skiroundtop.com), and Whitetail (skiwhitetail.com).

    MLK Events

    Teach your kids that Martin Luther King Day is more than just a day off of school by checking out the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore.  It’s the largest African American Museum on the East Coast.  Enjoy three days of family activities, including living history performances, tours of Freedom’s Sisters, book readings, arts and crafts, movies, and more.  All ages. For MLK weekend special admission of just $5. www.africanamericanculture.org.

    Enjoy special programs that celebrate the life, work, and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. All ages. Free w/ admission.Location : Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore.Contact : portdiscovery.org.