Amuse Bouche

Georgetown Montessori Pre-School Open House June 3

May 31, 2017

Children's House of Washington, a Montessori pre-school, is having an open house this Saturday, June 3 from 9:00 am to noon.

 

Located in the Dumbarton Methodist Church at 3133 Dumbarton Street, the school encourages students to work at their own pace: "Children pass through sensitive periods of development early in life. Dr. Montessori described the child's mind between the time of birth and six years of age as the "absorbent mind". It is during this stage that a child has a tremendous ability to learn and assimilate from the world around him, without conscious effort. During this time, children are particularly receptive to certain external stimuli. A Montessori teacher recognizes and takes advantage of these highly perceptive stages through the introduction of materials and activities, which are specially designed to stimulate the intellect."

 


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CAG Summer Concerts in the Park Starts May 21

May 18, 2017

The Citizens Association of Georgetown is once again hosting its annual Summer Concerts in the Parks Series.

 

Concerts in the Parks is Georgetown’s favorite summer Concerts series, free and open to the public in beautiful Volta and Rose Parks. These family-friendly events take place on Sunday evenings throughout the summer and feature great music, fun family activities and edible treats – even food trucks!

 

The dates for the 2017 Concert Series are:

     Sunday, May 21st in Volta Park - 5:30 to 7:00 pm

     Sunday, June 18th (Father's Day) in Volta Park - 5:30 to 7:00 pm

     Sunday, July 9th in Rose Park - 5:30 to 7:00 pm

 


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Waiting for Ladurée

May 15, 2017

(Photo by: Judith Beermann)

It's time to learn the correct way to say macaron. It's mah-kah-ROHN (not mah-kah-ROON). 

Remember when Georgetown Cupcake arrived and there were lines around the block every day regardless of weather? Amazingly, still.

Well, there's a new dessert in town. Yes, there are other good places for macarons but it's hard to compete with Ladurée. Delicious pastries, savories, drinks and oh yes, that charm.

 


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