Your Calendar of Spring Break Activities

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Despite the temperature outside, a quick look at the calendar shows that Fairfax County Public Schools’ spring break begins March 26.  If your week doesn’t include a trip away or spring break camps, we have a calendar of ideas to help you and your kids enjoy the break, beginning this weekend.

Saturday, March 24 

George Mason Regional Library is hosting Harry Potter Week, including a free Harry Potter movie marathon. On Saturday at 1 p.m. you can watch “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (PG). And, yes, popcorn is provided!  All ages.

Get Information on Harry Potter Week Activities


Sunday, March 25 

A sure sign that spring is on the way is the Easter Egg Hunt at Lake Fairfax Park. On Sunday, kids can hunt for eggs filled with treats and treasures on the grounds at Lake Fairfax Park. Pre-paid reservations are required and the cost is $8 per child. For more information, call 703-471-5414, TTY 711

Register for Easter Egg Hunt


Monday, March 26 

On Monday, enjoy Brain Games at the City of Fairfax Regional Library, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Have fun and win prizes with board games and card games that challenge kids’ thinking and build skills. For ages 6 to 12.

Learn More About Brain Games


Tuesday, March 27 

Enjoy a family fun night at Observatory Park at Turner Farm on Tuesday and take a guided tour of the heavens. See the color of stars, open and globular clusters, nebulae and galaxies. The one-hour program begins at 7:30 p.m. and the cost is $6 per person, registration is required. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-324-8618, TTY 711.

Register for Family Fun at Observatory Park


Wednesday, March 28 

Your kids can enjoy an adventure around the world with the Bob Brown Puppets on Wednesday. Bob Brown brings his cast of characters to the Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center. His talented friends will amaze you while they juggle, swing on trapezes and more. It’s fun for all ages! There will be two, 45-minute performances. Shows begin at 10 and 11:30 a.m. and registration is required. The cost is $5 per person, and children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for Puppet Show


Thursday, March 29 

Star Wars fans, ages 8-11, this is for you! The City of Fairfax Regional Library is hosting a Star Wars themed Break Out program. Can you solve the clues to unlock the box in time?  Doors lock at 2:30 p.m.

Learn About Star Wars Break Out Program


Friday, March 30 

Ages 5 to adult have a unique opportunity to touch history at the Sully Historic Site on Friday. Tour Sully as never before with the chance to touch objects from the past. Blue-and-white china, tools, clothing and furniture are among the touchable items. Tours will be conducted on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the cost is $7 per person. For more information, call 703-437-1794, TTY 711.

Register for Please Touch Tour


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