Here’s a look at some unique events this summer and into fall 2019. Share more in the comments!
Now through June 30
Art in Meditation: The Chakras exhibit, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria, VA
Now through September 2
Fairies in the Garden at Annmarie Sculpture Garden in Solomons, MD
Friday, June 28
Yogapalooza with Bari Koral, Strathmore Music Center, 5:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, June 29-30
Only two days long this year, the festival “celebrates the power of music to entertain, educate, inspire, preserve history, strengthen identity, and build community” with workshops, demonstrations, community sings and performances by many artists, including Elizabeth Mitchell and Dan Zanes
Friday-Tuesday, June 28-July 2
IMCW Family Retreat, Insight Meditation Community of Washington, Sevenoaks Retreat Center, Madison, VA
Tuesday, July 9
“Holistic Household Swap,” July meeting of Holistic Moms Network Northern Virginia chapter, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 11
Moms Clean Air Force Play-In for Climate Action, 9-11 a.m., National Mall
Thursday, July 11
July Gathering of Holistic Moms Network Burke/Springfield Chapter, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 12
Rockin’ Yoga Concert with Kira Willey & Friends at Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods at 10 a.m. followed by free “Bite-Sized Mindfulness: Yoga for Kids!” workshop at 12:00 p.m.
Related pieces on Mindful Healthy Life:
- Kira Willey at the first National Kids Yoga Conference (NKYC)
- Featured music, books & activities from the NKYC
Saturday & Sunday, July 13 & 14
Kenilworth Gardens Lotus & Water Lily Festival, 10:00-5:00
- The lotus and lilies bloom at least partway through August. See this post about visiting Kenilworth.
Monday-Friday, July 15-19
Going Screen-Free, Holistic Moms Network Montgomery County Chapter meeting, 7:30 p.m., Rockville, Maryland
Thursday, July 18
Self-Defense, Holistic Moms Network Arlington/Alexandria Chapter meeting, 7:00 p.m., Arlington, Virginia
August 29-September 2
Floyd Yoga Jam in Floyd County, VA
Save the Date for these Fall Events:
Thursday, September 5
September Gathering of Holistic Moms Network Burke/Springfield Chapter, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 14
Sunday, September 15
Author Talk: The Self-Driven Child, September meeting of Holistic Moms Network Montgomery County Chapter, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, September 19
Saturday, September 21: 3rd Annual Women’s Health & Wellness Day
Reducitarian Summit, Arlington, VA
Sunday, September 29
Pathways Natural Living Expo, Falls Church, VA
Friday, October 18
EcoAction Arlington EcoExtravaganza, Arlington, VA, 7-9 p.m.
Sunday, October 20
Screening of documentary Secret Ingredients, October meeting of Holistic Moms Network Montgomery County MD chapter, 6:00 p.m.
October 26: Achieving Optimal Health Conference
November 2-3: Take Back Your Health Conference
Sunday, November 17
“Homeopathy for Women’s Health,” November meeting of Holistic Moms Network Montgomery County MD chapter, 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 15
DIY Gifts & Potluck with Holistic Moms Network Montgomery County MD chapter, 6:00 p.m.
Self-Care Ayurvedic Retreat every Monday with Apurva Ayurvedic Healing
For more events for families in the DC area, check out these other sites for local parents:
- Adventure Moms
- Beltway Bargain Mom
- DC Urban Moms and Dads
- Hula Frog
- Fairfax Family Fun
- Indoorsy DC
- Kid Up and Go
- Kid-Friendly DC
- Kid Trips
- Our Kids
- A Parent in Silver Spring
- Red Tricycle DC
and also check out the event calendars here:
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Jessica Claire Haney is the founder, publisher and editor of Mindful Healthy Life and the author of its Guide to Holistic Family Living in Metro DC. Jessica founded the Arlington/Alexandria Chapter of Holistic Moms Network and volunteers on school wellness issues. Follow on Facebook at MindfulHealthyLife, on @