Kensington, another historic community listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was founded in 1890. The town, near the Connecticut Avenue beltway exit, is known for its elaborate Victorian homes and antique row commercial area.
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An annual Kensington tradition since 1993, the Kensington 8K, 2 Mile Challenge and 1K Fun Run has something for everyone.…
The gold-spired Washington D.C. Temple is a well-known landmark along the Capitol Beltway in Kensington. The marble-clad, 288-foot high structure…
Upcoming Events in Town
Rediscover winter at Brookside Nature Center’s Solstice Celebration with activities and crafts that highlight different cultural traditions of the year’s shortest day. Calm yourself with a spiral walk, sip hot cider by the fire, make lanterns to light up the night, and enjoy the shadow-puppet theater’s presentation of Shingebiss and the North Wind. Pre-registration is appreciated but not required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register at ParkPASS.org (252449). 3 & up