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November DC Area Get Together

Is it too late to plan something for Saturday, November 8th? Perhaps in the morning time? This would be with the kids, for those who want to bring them. If it is too late, then I won't be able to get together until the last weekend of November.

Also, I'm putting up a poll for where we want to meet. I'd like to give a big thanks to Z, who has been coming up with the places, suggested the date and trying to keep on top of me.

Here are the options for the meet up location:

The Building Museum in DC
Z says, "It's in the Chinatown area and has metro stops close to it.
I don't know if you have been there but it has a great hall where kids can run, crawl, lay, walk whatever they want and it's very kid friendly. I know a lot of people go there with there kids for an indoor play area and we can all bring our own picnic lunch."

Play Cafe
Z says, "So I came up with another place for us to be able to go with kids.
It's a cafe which has a monitored play area for kids. It's in Reston,
that's the biggest drawback. But I thought that might be a great place
for everyone since we can all nosh on something or get a coffee and
the kids could play and would be monitored and it would give us adults
more of a chance to mingle... There is a charge of $8 per child and i think the age limit is 18months- 5 years."

Check out their website!

caramama's house
We could also meet at my house. I did offer it at the last dinner out. It's in Gaithersburg, MD, so that might be far for some people. If this is what we decide, each person who wants to come would have to email me and I would send you the address and directions. I'm not just going to post that online and open my house to people who don't communicate with me first. I'm sure you understand.

It does mean that I have to clean my house up, but I'd do it for you all.

If we do the picnic at the Building Museum or playdate at my house, we could do a potluck kind of meal. What do you think of that?

Let me and Z know what guys want to do and if Nov. 8 is good. Otherwise, we will try to come up with something different.

And if anyone else has a good suggestion for meet up locations, let us know!


Sharina said…
I want to vote for all three. The place in DC sounds fun and being near a metro is a huge plus. I was supposed to go to the Play Cafe last weekend, but I didn't feel like driving all the way out to Reston. I still would like to go though because it looks like a great place. And going to your house sounds like fun because it would be a more relaxed environment. And there's no risk of me showing up and not finding anyone!
Anonymous said…
I would love to come to any of these places (been to the Building Museum which is great), but November 8th definitely won't work for me.
Anonymous said…
I'm all for the Play Cafe. I looked at their website about 2 months ago before we signed up for the Baby Signs class and thought it looked interesting!
Right now I am so wishing I was in the DC area and could join the fun! If we do ever make it out that way (my best friend lives in the area and really wants us to come out) I will def. want to join a get together!
Colleen said…
Hmmm...I'm not sure we could do a morning thing on the 8th since Justin is just getting back from CA around midnight Friday night (pending weather, of course). But the place in Reston sounds great...amazing that I work in Reston and have never heard of it. Okay...not amazing, but still. It sounds like fun. The building museum would be my 2nd choice, I think.

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