Summer officially started June 21 and the season’s first heat wave is clearly ahead of the calendar. Here are three ways to keep cool as the city eases into a string of sultry days:
If you want to impress the crowds at the ice skating rink during the winter holiday season, you have to practice now. Lessons at Keppler Capitals Iceplex in Arligton will teach you the basics of skating – falling, gliding, even twirling in a Figure 8 – all while chilling out on the same ice where the Caps train.
Roam the air-conditioned halls of Corcoran Gallery of Art for free every Saturday until the end of August. Along with tours of the museum, guests can participate in special programs like sketching workshops and trivia happy hours.
Splish and splash without the threat of sunburn at the North Arundel Aquatic Center. Drive into Glen Burnie, Md, where, for less than $10, you can enjoy a 134-foot slide, a splash pool and an adults only spa area while leaving your SPF at home.