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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Secrets of the Washington Monument Grounds

    Friday, November 24, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Ranger Led Walk (about 1 mile). Walk with a ranger to explore the secrets hidden in the landscape around the Washington Monument.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, November 24, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters...

  • Rock Creek Park

    Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

    Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Hey kids, join the Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    Join a ranger on a walk through an area of Georgetown that used to be called Herring Hill. Learn about the people who lived here and the changes this area has undergone over the years.

  • Civil War Defenses of Washington

    The Civil War Defenses of Rock Creek Park Hike

    Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 AM

    Join the CWDW for a hike and exploration of the Defenses of Washington in Rock Creek Park.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM,1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Ranger Talk.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Faster Than Light

    Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun. But if we find one, how will we ever get there

  • Rock Creek Park

    Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

    Sunday, November 26, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

    Hey kids, join the Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Oasis in Space

    Sunday, November 26, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Journey through the planets of our solar system on a quest for water and life. Ages 7 to adult.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Lincoln Memorial Tour

    Monday, November 27, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM,3:00 PM

    Ranger Talk. Join a ranger to learn more about the Lincoln Memorial.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program.

  • Rock Creek Park

    Creature Feature

    Friday, December 01, 2017

    Time: 4:00 PM to 4:30 PM

    Children are invited to assist a ranger in the feeding of the Nature Center's live critters...

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Mayhem on the Mall

    Friday, December 01, 2017

    Time: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Ranger Led Walk (about 2.5 miles). The Mall interrupts American discourse, demanding to be heard. Come explore the broad strokes and individual lines of American History on the Nation’s Front Yard.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Veterans Memorials of the National Mall

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Ranger Led Walk (1.5 miles). Remember the sacrifices of service men and women by visiting memorials that commemorate World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam Wars.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Before the White House: The Roosevelts

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Ranger Led Walk. Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt were two of the most intriguing occupants of the White House. Their families, childhoods, marriage, hobbies and public service defined them as a couple who redefined the Presidency.

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Evening with a Park Ranger

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Ranger Led Walk (< 2 miles). Explore the World War II Memorial and Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial.Dogs on leash are welcome.

  • Civil War Defenses of Washington

    Fort Foote in the Fall Hike

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    Explore the remnants of Fort Foote, one of the major forts constructed to protect Washington DC during the Civil War.

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Gilmore Light Ensemble Concert

    Sunday, December 03, 2017

    Time:

    Historic holiday tunes from the Gilmore Light Ensemble!

  • Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park

    Abner Cloud House - Open House

    Sunday, December 03, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Visit the 18th-century Abner Cloud House for an Open House!

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Lt. Charles Wilkes Oceanic Expedition to Antarctica

    Wednesday, December 06, 2017

    Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Ranger Led Walk (.5 miles).

  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Getting Ready For World War II

    Thursday, December 07, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM,3:00 PM

    Ranger Talk. Learn about the valuable roles played by extraordinary leaders during the dawn of WWII.

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