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Thursday September 6th

Infant Massage Class

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 12:45pm

  $125 per couple

In this hands-on class, parents and caregivers will learn how to massage their baby to promote bonding, improve sleep, and aid digestion. Each week of the series will focus on learning your infant’s cues, different strokes and parts of the body, and handouts will be provided so you can practice at home too. Stroke adaptations for colic, gas, congestion, and teething will also be covered.
Benefits of Infant Massage (for babies 3 weeks to pre-crawling):
-Increase bonding and attachment with your baby
-Help your baby sleep deeper and longer
-Help relieve discomfort from gas, constipation, and reflux
-Enhance neurological development and weight gain
-Set the foundation for your baby’s sense of self-esteem and respect
-Help relieve daily stress for both baby and parent!

Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

1500 S Capitol St SE

Beautiful Blooms: Flowering Plants on Stamps

National Postal Museum
  Admission is always free

October 20, 2017 – July 14, 2019

This exhibition will highlight the variety of flowering plants commemorated on US postage stamps during the past 50 years and will explore artistic themes that emerged during this period. For example, the artwork will portray a variety of flowering plants found in gardens and public spaces throughout the United States and explore the symbiotic relationship between flowering plants, bees, birds and butterflies. The exhibit will display at least 30 pieces of developmental and final artwork used to produce at least 28 flora stamps. The use of stamp art in various phases of development will enable visitors to understand the role design artwork plays in the production of postage stamps. The artwork is borrowed from the renowned Postmaster General’s Art Collection which is on a long-term loan to the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.

Open every day (except December 25)

10:00 am to 5:30 pm

Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Time: 10:00am to 1:00pm

Venue: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market


Ellsworth Drive

Silver Spring, MD 20910

From: Silver Spring Fresh Farm Market

Website: Click to visit the site

Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Time: 7:00am to 8:00pm

Venue: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market


5608 Broad Branch Road NorthWest

Washington, DC 20001

From: Broad Branch Farmers’ Market

Website: Click to visit the site

My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I

2 Massachusetts Avenue,North East
Washington, DC 20002

Cost: Free

From: National Postal Museum

Through personal correspondence written on the frontlines and home front, this centennial exhibition uncovers the history of America’s involvement in World War I. The compelling selection of letters illuminates emotions and thoughts engendered by the war that brought America onto the world stage; raised complex questions about gender, race and ethnic relations; and ushered in the modern era. Included are previously unpublished letters by General John Pershing, the general who led the American Expeditionary Forces and a person who understood the power of the medium. In his postwar letter that begins “My fellow soldiers,” he recognized each individual under his command for bravery and service. My Fellow Soldiers: Letters from World War I was created by the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum in collaboration with the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University. Open 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. daily.

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