Weekend lineup March 29-30

As of today, looks partly cloudy this weekend with a forecast of 30 percent chance of rain on Sunday; plenty of activities to choose from, both indoors and out!


Junior / Parent Golf Tournament
Burke Lake Golf Course    8 a.m.-noon
Teams of two players, ages 7and older, compete in an 18-hole scramble format at Compete in closest to the pin contests. Prizes awared for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place teams in two age divisions: Adult/Jr. 7-12; Adult/Jr. 13-17. Registration begins two weeks prior to event and is limited to first 48 teams. Rain date slated for May 3. The cost is $55 per team and is due at time of registration. To register, call 703-323-1641.

Virginia Hunters Horse Show Series
Frying Pan Farm Park    starts at 8 a.m.
Walk, trot or canter to this beginner horse show. Classes include hunters, ponies, equitation and more. Spectators watch free. Call 703-437-9101.  

Little Acorns: Fantastic Frogs
Hidden Oaks Nature Center  9:45-10:30 a.m. or 11-11:45 a.m.
Explore amazing amphibians through activities, a story and crafts at Hidden Oaks Nature Center. Dress for the weather. Prepaid reservations are required. For children ages 2-3 years; cost is $5 per child.   Call 703-941-1065.

Salamanders In the Forest
Riverbend Park Visitor Center  10 a.m.-noon
Assist park naturalists with a land salamander survey. For 7 years and older. servations required. Cost is $5.

Kite Fun Day at the Farm
Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center   10:30am-noon or 1-2:30pm
Visitor Center, , 703-437-9101. Make and decorate a kite; then watch it soar. Kite flying activities for children 10 yrs. and under. Pre-paid reservations required. Canceled if rain. $4/child

All About Jazz
Dolley Madison Library  11 a.m.
Have fun discovering the instruments and world of America’s great music. Cosponsored by Amadeus Concerts and the Friends of the Dolley Madison Library. Ages 6-12.  

Celebrate Youth Art Month!
Herndon Fortnightly Library   11 a.m.
Bring out your inner artist at the library! Check out our books on art and do a craft. Co-sponsored by the Council for the Arts of Herndon and the Herndon Fortnightly Club.

LIVE! Harry the Dirty Dog with ArtsPower, National Touring Theatre
Ashburn Library  1 p.m.
ArtsPower’s new musical, based on the classic book, captures both the whimsical humor and touching dedication to family found in Harry’s story. Recommended for the family.

Children’s Day Celebration
Hidden Oaks Nature Center    1-4:30 p.m
Celebrate National Week of the Child and Earth Day. Enjoy live entertainment, games, crafts and demonstrations of activities celebrating children from around the world. Join the grand opening of our “green” parking lot, rain garden and butterfly garden. Reservations are required. For children ages 3 to 12 with an adult. The cost is $4 per person. To reserve, call 703-941-1065.

Potato Party
Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria    2-3:30 p.m. 
Children (age 6 and older) with accompanying adult can learn how to grow potatoes, enjoy some tater treats, make crafts and plant potatoes. They can come back for the potato harvest next summer. Registration required. $10 per family. Call 703.642.5173.

Movies @ the Library: Flushed Away
Lovettsville Library    2 p.m.
Bring your own snacks and enjoy a movie on the library’s big screen!
Recommended for the family.

Ponderings – Frog Love
Hidden Pond Nature Center   4-5:30 p.m.
Explore the world of local frog species with an indoor talk and an outdoor swamp walk. The naturalist will demonstrate identification techniques. Wear shoes and clothes that can get muddy. Reservations are required. The cost is $5 per person. To reserve, call 703-451-9588.

Jeepers Peepers!
Cub Run RECenter   7:30-8:30 p.m.
Learn the different songs and appearances of local frog species then visit a local wet area to look and listen for spring peepers, tree frogs, chorus frogs and wood frogs. This program is suitable for children ages five and older with an adult. Reservations are required. The cost is $3 per child and $2 per adult. To reserve, call 703-817-9407.


Concert: Who’s on First Base?
Frying Pan Farm Park’s Visitor Center     2-3 p.m.
Take an unusual look at athletics with a free, interactive musical performance by the String-N-Things trio. For children ages 6 and older. Call 703-437-9101.

Game Day
Frying Pan Farm Park’s Visitor Center     2-3 p.m.
A free afternoon of old-fashioned board games. Before television and movies, friends and families gathered to talk, play and socialize over a game board. Enjoy Dominoes, Monopoly, Backgammon, and Parcheesi. Call 703-437-9101.


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