April in the DC area is bursting at the seams with events to help you get connected to the earth and focus on your health
Here’s a quick look at some of the great offerings for natural-minded families around DC this month.
April 13: NoVA Outside Early Childhood Outside Conference: Lens on Outdoor Learning, 9:00-1:00, (for early childhood educators and school directors) Fairlington Preschool, Fairlington United Methodist Church, 3900 King Street, Alexandria, VA
April 13: Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Family Dance, 1:30-5:30, 923 S. 23rd St. Arlington, VA
April 17: Green Technology Open House: The Benefits of Alkaline Water, 7:00 p.m., 1653 Charter Oak Court, #301, Reston, VA 20190
April 18: Detox 101: How do Spring-Clean Your Body, Holistic Moms Arlington/Alexandria April meeting, 7:00-9:00 p.m., 716 S. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA
April 19-21: Joint International Homeopathy Conference, Hyatt Regency Reston
April 19: Screening of Genetic Roulette, 7:00 p.m., WisdomWell Family Acupuncture and Wellness, Columbia, MD
April 20: Campbell Wetlands Festival, 12:00-4:00, Campbell Elementary School, 737 S. Carlin Springs Road, Arlington, VA
April 20: Earth Day Alexandria, 10:00-2:00, Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Drive, Alexandria, VA
April 21: Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment Green Living Expo , 12:00-4:30 p.m. George Mason University’s Arlington Campus, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA
April 24: NoVA Outside’s School Environmental Action Showcase, 10:00-2:30, George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus — The Hub, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA. Schools and exhibitors should register by April 12 if they want to have a table.
April 26-28: Take Back Your Health Conference, Washington Dulles Hilton
April 27-28: Emotional Freedom Technique Level I training with Jan Steele Watkins, Holiday Inn Old Town, Alexandria, VA
April 27: Discovery Woods Whole Earth Festival, 10:00-3:00, Coomber Farm, 1521 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA
April 27: Celebrating Health Freedom event on Vaccine Exemption Rights, Parent Observations, and Informed Consent with Dr. Andrew Wakefield, 1:00-3:00, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue, McLean, VA. For info, email NourishHealAdvocate (at) gmail (dot) com
April 27: SpringFest Fairfax, 10:00-4:00, Workhorse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, VA
April 28: DC Birth and Babies Fair, 11:00-5:00, The Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
Anything I’m missing? Email clairejess (at) gmail (dot) com to suggest any additions for events with wide appeal to healthy, green families.
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