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The CIA Seal.
Jul 27
Washington, D.C., District of Columbia

The Spies of Georgetown

Join us as former CIA clandestine operative Rosanna Minchew tells us the secret tales of the spies that populate Georgetown.
Eastern red bats populate the District, swooping in to snack on pests like gypsy moths.
Aug 1
Washington, D.C.

The Bats of Tudor Place

Join us in the gardens of Georgetown's 18th-century federal mansion as we search for these winged, nocturnal mammals.
Union Station in the early 20th century.
Aug 4
Washington, D.C.

Hidden Union Station

With trains rumbling nearby, explore parts of D.C.'s iconic Union Station that the public rarely sees.
Eastern red bats populate the District, swooping in to snack on pests like gypsy moths.
Aug 8
Washington, D.C.

The Bats of Tudor Place

Join us in the gardens of Georgetown's 18th-century federal mansion as we search for these winged, nocturnal mammals.
Prehistoric pottery shards and prehistoric lithics, ranging from 500 to 3,000 years of age.
Aug 24
Lothian, Maryland

Unearthing Lost Towns

Get your hands dirty in this excavation event rediscovering a centuries-old Native American village with the Lost Towns Project.