Fun stuff: not just another day off from school

The Federal News Network speaks with Recreation News editor Katherine Peach about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week:

  • on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day consider taking your school age children to an event highlighting the long and as yet unfinished struggle for racial justice in America, such as a presentation by the music and spoken word artist Baba Bomani on the life and career of Frederick Douglass at the Carroll County Arts Center (Monday, 2:00 p.m.).