Enjoy the weekend with your family at these 8 kid-friendly events

Don’t forget to mark down your calendar with some fun for the whole family. Here, find events across the region for all ages.

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Photo by Edward Cisneros

Storytime and Crafts with Local Children’s Author, Shelby
Friday, Feb. 21, 10-10:30 a.m.
Children’s book author Shelby Hoefling recently released Grandma’s in the Phone!, about the special bond between grandchildren and grandparents. Hoefling will be sharing her work at Famille Cafe, reading to the group before kids enjoy arts and crafts. // Famille Cafe: 700A W. Broad St., Falls Church; free

Music & Me
Friday, Feb. 21, 10-11:15 a.m.
Let your kids sing with their friends as they enjoy music both familiar and new. During this Friday morning jam session, children will not only get to listen to tunes, but will also have time to play and connect with others. // McLean Bible Church “The Rock”: 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna; $50

Friday Morning with Danny Schwartz
Friday, Feb. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Head to Jammin Java for a Friday morning performance aimed at children. Danny Schwartz will play educational and upbeat songs for the kids, while parents sip on smoothies, juice or coffee. // Jammin Java: 227 Maple Ave., Vienna; $5

Sonny Nardone Hypnosis Show
Friday, Feb. 21, 8-10 p.m.
Sonny Nardone, a professional hypnotist, will perform a show for all ages at Dave & Buster’s Springfield location. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner and drink service is available during the show. // Dave & Buster’s: 6655 Springfield Mall, Springfield; $10

Saturday Mornings with The Great Zucchini
Saturday, Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Aimed toward children ages 2 to 7, this show will be performed by The Great Zucchini, a magician and comedian. Plus, children get to learn a magic trick at the end of the show. // Jammin Java: 227 Maple Ave., Vienna; $5

Kids Eat Free
Saturday, Feb. 22, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Time for a pizza party! At Coal Fire’s Burke location, kids eat free every Saturday with an adult purchase. Grab a group of friends together and dine in for a relaxing, fun and tasty dinner. // Coal Fire: 9276 Old Keene Mill Road, Burke; free with purchase of adult meal

Kids & Family Yoga
Saturday, Feb. 22, 2-3 p.m.
In this kid-focused yoga class, your little ones will explore their physical movements, self-expression and self-confidence. There will be yoga poses, stories, games, songs, stretching and plenty of time to mingle with classmates. // YogaToka: 3260 Duke St., Third Floor, Alexandria; $25

Intro to Public Speaking Workshop, Grades 1-3
Sunday, Feb. 23, 1-3 p.m.
Introduce your kids to the elements of public speaking from an early age, and they most likely won’t have a fear of it as they grow. Mini-Trek is offering an introductory workshop to young students, where they will learn how to speak up in a group and become more comfortable interacting with new peers. // Green Acres Center: 4401 Sideburn Road, Fairfax; $40

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