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    03/22/2019
    Every spring people flock to Washington, DC to see the cherry blossoms and participate in the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Danielle speaks with Linda Samuel of KidFriendly DC, a go-to resource for recreation with kids in the Washington, DC-Metro area since 2010. Linda and Danielle share their tips for seeing the cherry blossoms and favorite events.

    Discussion includes the following:
    • About KidFriendlyDC.com (2:17)
    • Symbolism of cherry blossoms (4:44)
    • How cherry blossoms came to Washington, DC (5:21)
    • Cherry Blossom Festival (9:19)
    • Cherry Blossom Watch (9:54)
    • SAAM (Smithsonian American Art Museum) Cherry Blossom Celebration (11:24)
    • Blossom Kite Festival (13:03)
    • Cherry Blossom Parade (15:15)
    • Sakura Matsuri street fair (16:37)
    • Anacostia River Festival (18:02)
    • Petalpalooza (18:57)
    • “In Peak Bloom” Digital Art Exhibit at Artechouse (20:26)
    • Transportation (21:42)
    • Library of Congress (24:14)
    • Hirschorn Museum (26:24)
    • National Arboretum (27:08)
    • Tips for Visiting Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin (30:27)
    • Danielle’s cherry blossom tradition (30:50)
    • Cherry Blossom Junior Ranger Activity Book (33:40)
    • Potomac Cruises (34:42)
    • Other places to see Cherry Blossoms (36:10)
    • What Linda does with her family (38:59)
    • Linda’s favorite cherry blossom memory (40:04)

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