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Top Maryland Labor Day Weekend Events

While Labor Day initially began as a recognition of the social and economic contributions made by American workers, the holiday has become a celebration of the end of summer marked by parades, barbecues and fireworks.

This year offers a number of events for the whole family. Check out our list of the top things to do for the 2016 Labor Day Weekend in Maryland and Virginia.

4 cool ways to beat the heat this summer

Think beyond sprinklers and Popsicles this summer when trying to beat the heat in Maryland. There are plenty of more creative ways for kids to keep cool — from exploring an exhibit full of icebergs to ice skating to splashing into icy waters to sitting in a dark room gazing at the night sky.

Don't let the heat suppress your family's sense of adventure. Try one of these ideas to make sure your kids have blast this summer.

Movies on the cheap this summer in the Annapolis/Baltimore area

Kid moviesBy Allison Eatough

Need a break from the summer heat? Grab the kids and catch a discount movie inside or out under the stars at one of several locations in central Maryland.

Theater chains like Cinemark and Regal offer $1 family shows throughout the summer, while sites like National Harbor and the Lakefront in Columbia offer free outdoor shows for a variety of ages. And don't forget about county libraries and community centers, which offer free screenings, too.

Updated June 2016.

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