Monthly Archives: March 2016

Spring in Washington, DC

William Neuheisel

Photo credit: William Neuheisel (Flickr)

March 20th is the first official day of Spring, and the city is alive with so much to do. Take advantage of longer days and warmer temperatures to get outside and explore the city with your host kids. From cherry blossoms on the Potomac to Easter egg hunts at Hillwood or even Madame Tussauds, there truly is something for children of all ages.  Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day

Photo credit: Tibbygirl (Flickr)

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17th. St. Patrick  is said to have given a sermon from a hilltop that drove all the snakes from Ireland.  St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated in the US since 1737.  Traditional icons of the day are the shamrock, leprechaun, the color green and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Continue reading

APIA’s 30th Anniversary Cultural Fair

Cultural Fair Save the Date

This year Au Pair in America is 30 years old! As part of our year-long celebration, we are hosting a CULTURAL FAIR at Nationals Park on Sunday, May 1 from 1-4 pm. Bring the kids, friends, neighbors for a day of fun at the Ballpark!  Learn all about different countries and explore the Ballpark when a game isn’t taking place. The event is FREE and Parking is FREE! More details to come.

APIA au pairs from around the world will present cultural information about their home countries through exhibits, costumes, music and dancing, and much more. This video from APIA’s 25th Anniversary Cultural Fair gives you a glimpse of our amazing au pairs and their many countries.