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Junie B. Jones, Celebrate Earth Day, and Plans for Easter Monday: Weekend With the Kids

A few non-bunny ideas for the long weekend

Junie B. Jones (Montgomery College, Rockville)

Catch kid-favorite Junie B. Jones on Saturday at 11 at Montgomery College in Rockville. This high-energy musical is great for kids ages five and up. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for seniors, children, and students.

Earth Day with the US Botanic Garden

On Saturday at 11, head to the US Botanic Garden for eco-friendly play Just a Dream: The Green Play. Kids of all ages will enjoy the puppets and magical effects brought to life by the story of Walter the Litterbug as he learns how to protect the environment. The performance takes place in the National Garden Amphitheater. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the lush grounds of the botanic gardens.

Easter Monday with the National Zoo

On Easter Monday from 10 to 4, enjoy the long list of activities planned for families at the National Zoo. Celebrating African-American families has been a long tradition at the zoo on Easter Monday, and special kids’ events include Create-a-Critter, the Easter Panda, and meeting curators at various animal exhibits throughout the day.

The Great Zucchini at Jammin Java (Vienna)

Preschool and kindergarten crowd favorite the Great Zucchini is performing at 10:30 on Easter Monday at Jammin Java in Vienna. If you’re looking for plans for the younger ones to fill out the long weekend, this show is sure to keep the kids enthralled. Tickets are available at the door for only $5. The performance lasts about 40 minutes.

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