Family Event: Science!
Scientists and discoverers of the past used special tools to learn about the world around them. Take a look through a real 18th century microscope and see if you can navigate the seas using an octant.
The 46th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C.
Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and truly this Parade is for everyone. It is a family day - A day when people come together to enjoy the sharing of culture, the celebration of being Irish or almost Irish and to enjoy a well-planned, well-run event that is worth the trip to Constitution Avenue to set the tone of spring. The Parade runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets NW, Washington, DC.
Museum Lecture: Collection Storage Tips
Wondering how to store Grandma’s silver or that family heirloom quilt? Museums face these questions too! Join DAR Museum Collections Manager Anne Ruta and Associate Registrar Carrie Blough to discover safe storage methods and see examples of storage materials, and get some tips you can take home.
ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital is a major collaborative event that takes place at more than 50 partnering venues, including museums, embassies, universities, libraries, and theaters across the Washington, D.C. metro area. Screenings are scheduled in all four quadrants of the city and in nearby Maryland. The annual festival takes place during the last 2 weeks in March.
TIDAL BASIN PADDLE BOATS SEASON STARTS
Soak up the sun and make monumental memories on the water in a swan boat or paddle boat. Visit in March and April to experience thousands of cherry trees in full bloom, and fill your summer days with leisurely peddling, picturesque views, and picnics in the park.
HISTORY & HOPS
History & Hops at the Heurich House Museum starts every third Thursday from 6:30PM-8:30PM enjoy beer tasting and tours of the mansion with exclusive guests and local craft brewery partners. Call the museum at (202) 429-1894 for more information.