Established in 1978, the Round House Theatre in Bethesda has been entertaining locals for more than three decades. The theater has an array of shows and classes for adults and children. Every season features a mind-blowing 200 performances. Its summer classes for kids include puppet-making, sound design, dance, music and storytelling. If you're looking for a great theater experience, come to the Round House Theater and enjoy a good movie or play.
Spread over 530 acres (214 hectares) Cabin John Regional Park park is among the largest community parks in the Bethesda region. The Cabin John Regional Park has something for everyone, featuring picnic spots, playgrounds, athletic fields, tennis courts, a nature center, a dog park, skating rink, trails, a campground and a miniature train. The adventure playground and the totem pole are the park's special attractions which are immensely popular among the little ones.
A one-of-a-kind museum and play center for kids, KID Museum is a place where kids and parents can indulge in a host of educational and recreational activities. Through a number of interactive installations and workshops, this museum makes learning a lot more fun. From science and mechanics, to art, history and culture, each topic is brushed upon with a touch of excitement and liveliness. Various activities and events are also organised here, wherein kids can get a more in-depth understanding of a vast array of topics.
Spanning 538.55 acres (217.99 hectares) of land, Wheaton Regional Park is a natural oasis just north of Washington DC. The park, which was established in 1960, has three distinct sections that all offer different activities, from a train ride through the Shorefield area, to an informational nature walk at the Brookside Nature Center in the Glenallan area. The park also has many hiking trails that show off the park's natural beauty, as well as many picnic areas that are perfect for a sunny afternoon.
Das Lincoln Memorial liegt am Westende der National Mall, und ist eines der wichtigsten Wahrzeichen der Stadt. Von hier aus haben Sie eine prachtvolle Aussicht auf die Stadt. Daniel Chester French's 5.7-Meter hohe Statue von Präsident Lincoln, sitzend und tief in Gedanken versunken, mit gemeißelten Texten aus der Gettysburg Address, bieten einen tiefen Einblick in die amerikanische Geschichte. Die 36 dorischen Säulen symbolisieren die 36 Staaten der Union zur Zeit von Lincolns Tod. Besuchen Sie das Memorial bei Nacht, um den Besucherverkehr zu meiden.
Die National Gallery beherbergt eine umfangreiche Sammlung von europäischer und amerikanischer Kunst, in zwei spektakulären Gebäuden. Im prachtvollen neoklassischem Westgebäude hängen Werke von Rembrandt, Rubens und Gainsborough. Die permanente Sammlung besteht aus Werken aus dem 13. und 20. Jahrhundert, darunter eine Abteilung für Impressionismus. Eine unterirdische Halle mit Cafeteria, einem Souvenierladen und Wasserfall, führt zum Ostgebäude. Das dreieckige Gebäude wurde von I.M. Pei entworfen, und ist eines der Haupt-Wahrzeichen der Stadt, und Heimat vieler moderner Kunst, sowie Werke des 20. Jahrhunderts.
Located near Bethesda Row, Kidville offers a range of fun and entertaining classes for young children. These innovative classes are designed by child development specialists and offer recreation for children of up to five years old. The line-up of classes features gym classes, music and art classes, dance classes and enrichment classes that focus on both knowledge sharing and fun. The indoor playspace at Kidville is also open and available to kids, for rough-and-tumble play.
A site of fun and learning for kids, Be with Me Playseum is the perfect place to spend an exciting day out with the family. An amalgamation of a culture center and playhouse, here kids can indulge in a myriad of educational and entertaining activities and events. From play-shopping and petting animals, to painting and art, educational games and themed events, each activity is designed to help kids interact, learn and enjoy with others of the same age group.
Imagination Stage hosts dramas, workshops, summer camps, art classes and other events for kids. It encourages children to think laterally through a variety of shows, music, drama and art classes. The theater seeks to inspire and encourage young people to explore the arts through its various programs. The theater also hosts shows every season, which gives theater-goers the chance to discover and appreciate new talent.
This restored 1920s-era movie house has two historic auditoriums for your viewing pleasure. The theater screens everything from first-run Hollywood hits to forgotten classics, celebrated indies, and the most talked-about foreign films. Don't miss the continuing series of special events and screenings. Bring the kids to the weekend family matinees. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand.