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Wait until it stops, the carousel in 1925.
Jun 16
Glen Echo, Maryland

Round & Round: The Rebirth of Glen Echo Park's Dentzel Carousel

Hear the story of Glen Echo's former life as an amusement park and take a spin on its nearly century-old carousel.
Cephalopod Movie Night!
Jun 21
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

Cephalopod Movie Night With Science Friday

Join us for an evening of talk, tentacles, and talent, featuring four original short films from Science Friday and a panel of scientists.
Art Deco architecture and sculpture adorn the local public elementary school.
Jun 29
Greenbelt, Maryland

Discover Greenbelt's Utopian Community of Tomorrow

An Art Deco dream to some, a hotbed of radical socialism to others, the original planned community of FDR's New Deal still stands today.
1940s movie star Jane Russell sitting on top of an Ercoupe.
Jul 13
College Park, Maryland

The Plane That Anyone Could Fly

Learn all about the Ercoupe, the revolutionary "plane of tomorrow," before catching a glimpse of one of the few left in action.
Historic photo of the Octagon House from the late 1880s.
Jul 20
Washington, D.C.

A Skeptic’s Guide to D.C.’s 'Haunted' Octagon House

Step inside the iconic 19th century home to learn the truth behind the spooky legends.