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Lighting the Night

Wednesday, 04/12/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Step back in time and learn the trade of a tinsmith. Tinsmiths were very important in the 1700's because they made many of the things that people used in their houses. You will get to design and make your own metal lanterns so that you can light up your house after dark. Appropriate for children 5 years old and older. Fee is $2 per person or $6 per family. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Attachments

Colonial Children's Games

Thursday, 04/13/2017 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

See what games children used to play during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Play a few innings of Town Ball. Race hoops against each other and play a game of catch called Graces. Appropriate for children 4 years old and up. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. 2 Sessions: 11 - 11:45 a.m. and 1 - 1:45 p.m. Attachments

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, 04/15/2017 2:30 AM - 2:45 AM

Hunt for prize-filled Easter eggs. Kids can color eggs, play games and make crafts. Learn about the history of the Easter egg and why it became a holiday tradition. Attachments

Colonial Children's Games

Sunday, 04/16/2017 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

See what games children used to play during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Play a few innings of Town Ball. Race hoops against each other and play a game of catch called Graces. Appropriate for children 4 years old and up. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. Attachments

Lighting the Night

Wednesday, 04/19/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Step back in time and learn the trade of a tinsmith. Tinsmiths were very important in the 1700's because they made many of the things that people used in their houses. You will get to design and make your own metal lanterns so that you can light up your house after dark. Appropriate for children 5 years old and older. Fee is $2 per person or $6 per family. 2 Sessions: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Attachments

Colonial Children's Games

Thursday, 04/20/2017 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM

See what games children used to play during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. Play a few innings of Town Ball. Race hoops against each other and play a game of catch called Graces. Appropriate for children 4 years old and up. For more information please contact 703-583-6904. 2 Sessions: 11 - 11:45 a.m. and 1 - 1:45 p.m.Attachments

Earth Day: Useful Garbage & Green Fire

Saturday, 04/22/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Description: Everyone knows that we are responsible for keeping our planet clean and green. One of the ways we can help reduce our negative impact on the planet is to reduce the trash we create. We'll show you how to craft useful objects that help wildlife out of common household garbage. For more information please call 703-583-6904. 2 sessions: 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join us for a screening of Green Fire. This film explains how Aldo Leopold shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. For more information please call (703)583-6904. Sponsored by the Friends of Leesylvania State Park. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Tuesday, 04/25/2017 10:00 AM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

National Kids to Park Day

Saturday, 05/20/2017 11:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Bring the kids to Leesylvania State Park for an afternoon of fun and adventure. You start off with stumping a ranger and asking all the questions that you have been wanting to ask, look for pond animals with a ranger during Pond Play, and check out what our osprey are up to. For more information please call 703-583-6904. Stump the Ranger (Playground): 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Pond Play (at Pond): 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Osprey Observation (at Pier): 3 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Bus Tour

Saturday, 06/10/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Bus Tour

Saturday, 09/09/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments

Potomac Blockade Boat Tour

Saturday, 10/07/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from Leesylvania State Park in Woodbridge. Attachments


 

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