9 fun things to do with the kids this weekend

Another weekend, another roundup of events the whole family will enjoy.

toddler girl in superwoman outfit
Photo by Gabriela Braga

The kids are out of school and you’re off from work—for the weekend, at least. Make the most of it with your family at these kid-friendly events around Northern Virginia.

Breakfast with Superheroes
Saturday, Feb. 29, 9-11 a.m.
Wonder Woman and Spiderman will be stopping by for breakfast at UNO Pizzeria and Grill. Bring the family to enjoy the breakfast buffet, non-alcoholic drinks, meet-and-greets with the superheroes, goodie bags and crafts. // UNO Pizzeria and Grill: 5435 Kingstowne Center, Alexandria; $15-$25

Spring Consignment Sale & Vendor Fair
Saturday, Feb. 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Prince William Mothers of Multiples is hosting this baby, kids’ and teens’ consignment sale. Find clothes, shoes, strollers, toys, furniture and more from 20 different vendors, as well as a bake sale. // Manassas Church of the Brethren: 10047 Nokesville Road, Manassas; $0-$3

Wee Chic Leap Day Party
Saturday, Feb. 29, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wee Chic’s Fairfax location is partnering with its neighbor Tiny Dancers for a fun leap day party. There will be a free Bun & Braid Bar, sweet treats throughout the day, a photographer taking shots of the kids dressing up in tutus and fun prize giveaways. The first 25 clients to attend will receive a free gift with purchase. // Wee Chic: 2905 District Ave., Fairfax; free

Saturday Mornings with the Great Zucchini
Saturday, Feb. 29, 10:30 a.m.
If your kids haven’t gotten the chance to watch The Great Zucchini perform, what are you waiting for? Take them to Jammin Java to see the local, well-known magician perform his show for preschoolers and kindergartners. // Jammin Java: 227 Maple Ave., Vienna; $5

Baby Scientist Storytime
Saturday, Feb. 29, 10:30-11 a.m.
Author Laura Gehl will be stopping by Hooray for Books! to read her board books Baby Paleontologist, Baby Botanist, Baby Astronaut and Baby Oceanographer. This event is meant for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to teach them STEM topics with props, songs, stories and games. // Hooray for Books!: 1555 King St., Alexandria; free

Lakeshore’s Free Crafts for Kids – Out of this World Saturdays
Saturday, Feb. 29, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy a free arts-and-crafts session at Lakeshore Learning. The hands-on activities are geared toward children ages 3 and up, and this weekend kids will learn how to make “cosmic comets” out of art supplies. // Lakeshore Learning: 7009-A Manchester Blvd., Alexandria; free

Afternoon Lunch with Anna and Elsa
Saturday, Feb. 29, 2-4 p.m.
Have a late-afternoon lunch with your favorite sisters from Frozen. The kids will enjoy story time, singing performances, crafts, photo ops and one-on-one time with Anna and Elsa. // Madigan’s Waterfront: 201 Mill St., Occoquan; $20-$28

Princess & Superhero Winter Wonderland
Saturday, Feb. 29, 4-5:30 p.m.
Your kids can meet their favorite Disney characters at this magical singalong event, featuring dances, games, raffles, photo booths, a kids’ fashion show and more. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Disney princesses and superheroes. // National Integrative Wellness and Resource Center: 3260 Duke St., Alexandria; $5-$20

Leap for Leap Day
Saturday, Feb. 29, 4-5:30 p.m.
A karate class plus an indoor bounce house? Sign us up! Kids will learn self-defense at this open class, and then will have fun in the bounce house jumping around. Everyone who participates will also receive a free month of karate lessons. // Focus Family Karate: 11230 Waples Mill Road, Suite 160, Fairfax; $5

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