Events for Friday, June 29, 2018

Luck of the Draw Dart Tournament

Friday, 06/29/2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Luck of the Draw Dart Tournament $5 Entry FEE DOUBLE ELIMINATION POT SWEETENERfor 12 Players or More Beer Specials for PLAYERS - FOOD AVAILABLE Attachments

Karaoke Night in the Republic

Friday, 06/29/2018 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

The other Friday nights are for professionals, but this night’s for you! Join us for Karaoke every other Friday in the taproom! Get some beer and wine, and then use your newfound courage to put on a show! No judgement; just fun! Attachments

Friday Night Hikes: Moonlight Walk through Natural History

Friday, 06/29/2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us on a 2 mile hike where we will be listening and identifying the musicians of the night. We will be challenging ourselves to explore the natural history of our park by using only our night vision. Please register 24 hours in advance by calling the Visitor Center at 703-583-6904. Attachments

Crescent Cinema - Wonder

Friday, 06/29/2018 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Every Friday in June, join us for Crescent Cinema! Movies begin at dusk and children under the age of 12 must be supervised. Crescent Cinema is located in Crescent Park behind Harris Teeter at Madison Crescent, at the intersection of Route 15 James Madison Hwy & Route 29 Lee Hwy. **In the event of inclement weather, we will reschedule. Please check our website and Facebook page for up-to-date announcements.** Schedule: June 8: Paddington 2 June 15: Despicable Me 3 June 22: Deep June 29: Wonder Attachments

Rippon Lodge Revolutionary Readers- A Book Club for Young Readers

Friday, 06/29/2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you like to read? Then spend the summer with Revolutionary Readers at Rippon Lodge Historic Site. Rippon's summer book club invites young readers (rising 4th to 6th grade) to join. This summer explore books and topics connected to early American history through the eyes of young adults. Books this year are: •Bully for You, Teddy Roosevelt by Jean Fritz on June 29; •Lincoln's Flying Spies: Thaddeus Lowe and the Civil War Balloon Corps by Gail Jarrow on July 13; •Dear America: The Diary of Abigail Jane Stewart The Winter of Red Snow by Kristiana Gregory on July 27, and •Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic by Robert Burleigh on August 10. Each gathering of readers includes a discussion of the book, followed by interactive games, activities, crafts, food ways, and more. All titles are available at the local library and Amazon. Advance registration is required. Attachments

Colonial Camp

Monday, 06/25/2018 10:00 AM - Friday, 06/29/2018 2:00 PM

Colonial Camp is a week-long summer day camp (Monday-Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm) intended for rising 4th-6th graders. Children learn about colonial history and archaeology through fun hands-on activities and make-and-take crafts such as dipping candles, making ice cream, sewing a sampler, and writing secret messages like Revolutionary War spies! Lunch not included. Space limited; Pre-registration required. Early Bird Registration: $100; Regular Registration: $125. Scholarships available, contact us for more info.Attachments

Junior Rangers - 7 to 9 year olds

Monday, 06/25/2018 9:00 AM - Friday, 06/29/2018 12:00 PM

Our Junior Ranger program is back for another exciting year. Each day we cover new topics, and introduce fun educational activities that help keep things fun and interesting. It is a great way for you and your child to learn about the rich history and nature that is in your own backyard. There is a $60 enrollment fee for each participant. This covers all supplies, graduation certificate, t-shirt, and patch. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. Attachments

Home School Day at the Weems-Botts Museum

Tuesday, 06/05/2018 10:00 AM - Thursday, 07/05/2018 2:00 PM

The Weems-Botts Museum welcomes area home school families to a tour of the historic house museum and a hands-on, SOL-based lesson on archaeology. Families will participate in a mock "dig." Kids will have so much fun they won't even know they are learning about observations versus inferences while they use their critical thinking skills to interpret the artifacts they discover. They will also get the chance to hold real artifacts, try and piece together pot sherds, and make a fossil imprint or petroglyph carving to take home. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy it in our covered pavilion area in Merchant Park. $5/youth (6-18); adults and children under 6 free. Reservations appreciated.Attachments

Baby Bottle Feed and llama and Alpaca Bedtime

Saturday, 05/19/2018 7:00 PM - Monday, 07/23/2018

Have you Bottle fed a baby or toddler goat? Here's your chance rain or shine, to cuddle with lots of babies or just that special one and enjoy the experience and the tranquil view of the lake, fish jumping, local swan, blue crane, bald eagle family and more. feel free to join one of the farmers and hand feed the alpacas and llamas as they have their bedtime snack Right out of your hand. Feel the rich soft fiber of these regal creatures! Attachments


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