Playseum Opens on Barracks Row

The Playseum is located at 545 8th St, SE. Their Web site says:

“The Be with Me Playseum is a great place for the whole family whatever the age. The admission is $6.00 per person. If your second or third child is under 10 months they are free.

We are a children’s used bookstore in the design of a city with hands-on fun bringing family and community together under one roof. This is place where parent and child come in feeling good and leave feeling great!

Our vision: To help kids create and parents relate
Our mission: To come in and play and help children far away

The Playseum currently supports 40 children who have been taken off the streets in Northern India and placed in loving adoptive native homes. and now are DC location is a partner with GTLS a non profit Organization bringing health and clean water to the Hammar Village in Ethiopia.

There is never a dull moment here!
We offer story times Monday-Friday at 11am, Saturdays at 11am, 2pm and 4pm and on Sundays at 2pm & 4pm. Want more? Stay for our childrens singer, John Henry on Monday’s in Bethesda and Wednesdays in DC after story time!

Besides buying your favorite children’s book or the latest kid’s cookbook; purchase playseum money to do some of our “above and beyonds” and enjoy more interactive fun with your child! You can: create something new, paint a ceramic, make your own chapstick, have your nails painted, make homemade pasta (DC location only), toothpaste (Bethesda location only) a strawberry smoothie or decorate a cupcake with all the fixings.
The Playseum is now open Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm in Washington DC!”

Looks like this could be a good option for activities to do with a 3 and a half year old.

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The Potomac Roasting Company is stocked with excellent coffee to meet almost any palate. But that’s not the only good news. We now offer free shipping for orders over $35.

The Potomac Roasting Company is a local micro-roaster specializing in artisan coffee. We precision roast high-quality beans sourced from small farms in Latin America and Africa that are owned and operated by women. We will make sure that your coffee is roasted the way you want it and delivered fresh.

Our newest coffee comes from Mbozi, Tanzania. We secured a shipment just before this small batch of delicious beans sold out. In Swahili, Usawa means balance and Kahawa means coffee. The beans are grown on small farms that are part of a cooperative promoting gender equity and market access for women. This is a smooth and balanced coffee that is sure to please.

We also received coffee shipments that were delayed following the tragic collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge. That includes the most recent harvest of La Morena coffee beans from Huehuetenango, Guatemala. We have plenty in stock, so that you can stock up! Rounding out our specialty coffee choices are fresh roasts from prime coffee-producing regions of Colombia and Peru.

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