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Weekend Fun! Baltimore Family Events, May 10-12

Mom’s Day enjoyable, Huge Vans, 7th Annual African American Youngsters’s Ebook Truthful, RemFest, Preakness Balloons, and MORE! On the lookout for something to do with the kiddos this weekend? We’ve received you coated! Take a look at our favorite ideas under and find more options on our Group Calendar.

Be sure you be a part of us on Saturday for our Annual Around the World Play Date at St. Paul’s Plus Preschool! We’ll have bubbles, stomach dancing, henna artwork, plenty of enjoyable crafts, espresso, snacks, a petting zoo, and MORE! Simply $5 for the whole family (consists of the whole lot!). Purchase your cross on-line prematurely so check-in is quicker!

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Weekend Fun! Baltimore Family Events, May 10-12


Market Day
Saturday, May 11 | 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Cylburn Arboretum

Be a part of Cylburn Arboretum for Market Day, a beloved group gathering, plant, and craft sale that’s been a Baltimore custom for more than 50 years! Just in time for Mom’s Day, Baltimore City’s lovely 200-acre arboretum is the right place for families to study and enjoy the outdoor, and to purchase flowers and garden-related presents. Family friendly food vans, pollinator actions, stay animals, face portray and more! MORE

Improv for Youngsters
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | The BIG Theater

Do your youngsters like to make consider? Are they artistic? Do you assume they is perhaps funnier than you? Then have them be a part of The Baltimore Improv Group for a fun class of improvisational theater! Students ages 8-12 will study the basics of improv, together with creating strong scene work and fun characters. The scholars may also study several types of improv formats, buildings and games. MORE

seventh Annual African American Youngsters’s Guide Truthful
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Be a part of Reginald F. Lewis Museum for a fun-filled day targeted on youngsters’ literature about African People and other people of other ethnicities. Take pleasure in writer readings, illustration workshops, reside performances, and art actions. MORE

Strawberry Pageant at Roland Park Presbyterian Church
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Roland Park Presbyterian Church

A group tradition because the early 1900s–Admission is free. There’s non-stop fun for teenagers of all ages including carnival video games and a moon bounce. Shopaholics can peruse the silent auction, jewellery, and flea market tables. Gardeners will love the recent flowers and crops on the market. Recent strawberries can be out there along with hamburgers, scorching canine, and lots of other tasty treats. MORE

Un Día Especial Con Mamá
Saturday, May 11 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Artistic Alliance

Artesanas Mexicanas, an award-winning and 2017 Best of Baltimore folkloric group of gifted ladies, current A Special Day with Mamá! Artesanas Mexicanas have organized a family day with the indigenous custom of flower-making using dried and dyed corn husks. Youngsters and youth of Juventud Latina, Jóvenes en Acción and Artesanitos pay tribute to all mothers performing particular dances and poetry. MORE

Superhero Science
Saturday, May 11 | 12:00 PM – four:00 PM | Maryland Science Middle

Study concerning the science behind a number of the most enjoyable superpowers! Explore the particular forces unique to superheroes and villains. Create your personal alter-ego and trend a disguise before completing challenges that may put your powers to the check. MORE

Saturday, May 11 | 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Remington

Take pleasure in a free neighborhood road pageant that features native makers, stay music, and youngsters’s actions, in addition to meals and drinks from most of the space’s favorite spots. MORE

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Reside: King for a Day!
Saturday, May 11 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Middle at The Lyric

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! The massively in style Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based mostly on the #1 PBS KIDS TV collection, has delighted stay audiences on levels across the country. Now, in its fourth yr of touring, your favorite characters are hopping back on board Trolley and coming to your city with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FOR A DAY!, Daniel and all of his pals invite you for a brand-new journey. MORE

Huge Truck Day
Saturday, May 11 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Rash Area

Convey the youngsters out to the touch (sit in and blow the horn too!) of the large Metropolis vans! Have fun at The Youngsters Corner with face portray, henna tattoos, enjoyable wagon, recreation truck, and giveaways! MORE

Family Second Sundays: Maryland Mothers
Sunday, May 12 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Maryland Historic Society

Take a self-guided tour to study mothers who shaped Maryland historical past. Create a particular Mother’s Day craft. Museum admission is free on Second Sundays and no superior registration required. MORE


Around the World Play Date – A (cool) progeny Family Occasion
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | St. Paul’s Plus Preschool

Bellydancing, bubbles, and blossoms — it’s a morning of ‘around the world’ fun! Be a part of (cool) progeny at St. Paul’s Plus Preschool for our annual Across the World Play Date. Households will “travel” with a playdate passport around the faculty whereas enjoying tradition, crafts and delicacies from Peru, Sweden, Japan, Morocco, and the USA. Outdoors, take pleasure in a petting zoo, and the varsity’s fabulous playground. MORE

St. James Academy Youngsters’s Dinner Theatre
Friday, May 10 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | St. James Academy

St. James Academy is opening their campus to the group for a magical family night time — complete with an al fresco dining experience. Best part? It’s amazingly family-friendly. Be a part of SJA for the final Youngsters’s Dinner Theatre experience of the varsity yr. Families will probably be handled to burgers and scorching canine on the grill earlier than being mesmerized by magician Mike Rose. Festivities will take place on the faculty’s outside pavilion. The magic show isn’t just for youngsters. While the youngsters are caught up within the magic and off the wall interactive comedy, adults shall be amused with inside jokes and situational humor. Get able to snort! MORE

WTMD Saturday Morning Tunes: The Baltimore Rock Opera Society Presents “Welcome To Shakesville”
Saturday, May 11 | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | WTMD

“Welcome to Shakesville” is a puppet-filled romp by means of the magical world of 1960s psychedelia. The show facilities on a rock band that whose lead singer has all of the sudden disappeared right as they are pioneering a brand new musical fashion and are on the peak of their biggest success. The songs are steeped within the fashionable musical types of the time with a special give attention to psychedelic rock and a touch of early ’60s surf rock. MORE

Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Irvine Nature Middle

​Be a part of Baltimore Magazine for a fun-filled morning at Irvine Nature Middle as they have fun all of Baltimore’s kids and convey their May Youngsters difficulty to life. Take a family hike, create whimsical crafts, meet animal buddies, have your personal cartoon created by a caricature artist, and groove to stay music from Caleb Stine. MORE

Mud Painting
Saturday, May 11 | 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM | Irvine Nature Middle

Do you want art AND nature? Then this program is for you! Be a part of Irvine Nature Middle for a brief hike to collect totally different kinds of mud and natural supplies. Make mud paint and natural paint brushes and create your personal environmentally pleasant art. All ages. MORE

Mother’s Day Story, Walk and Tea
Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12 | 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM | Oregon Ridge Nature Middle

Does your mom speak to timber? If she does (or if she doesn’t), convey her, or the mom in your life, to listen to the delightful story, My Mom Talks to Timber. Comply with up with a simple tree walk followed by an outside tea get together within the Kidd’s Nature Pavilion, with tea produced from native timber. All ages, Advance Registration Required. MORE


Inventive Women Create Presents: Mother’s Day Handprint Canvas
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Caprichos Books

Create the right Handmade Mother’s Day Present! $7 per baby, Ages 2 and up. MORE

Pageant at the Farm
Saturday, May 11 | 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Fawn View Farm

Mason-Dixon Country’s Pageant on the Farm could have somewhat one thing for everybody! Take pleasure in purchasing from 35+ native artisans and farmers market distributors, reside music, face painting and craft space, wagon excursions, meals vans, and local spirits. MORE

Mother’s Day Open Home
Sunday, May 12 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Liriodendron Mansion

Take a soothing stroll across the pretty grounds – a fantastic setting for household pictures. Tour the historic mansion, take pleasure in music, mild refreshments from Pairings Catering and an exquisite exhibition of paintings and high quality crafts by native artists. MORE

Mother’s Day Tea Get together Pontoon
Sunday, May 12 | 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Anita C. Leight Estuary Middle

Deal with mother to afternoon tea on the Water Strider, whereas having fun with the pure great thing about the creek in spring. Ages 2 – grownup, beneath 13 w/grownup. MORE


Preakness Balloon Pageant
Friday, May 10 till Sunday, May 12 | Occasions Differ | Howard County Fairgrounds

WCBM and WQLL current the annual Preakness Pageant at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Deliver the whole household to take pleasure in new points of interest in 2019 together with halfway rides & games, ferris wheel, helicopter excursions, Fastrax Skydiving Workforce*, and of course one of the best Scorching Air Balloons* and tethered balloon rides* in Maryland. Also take pleasure in a beer and wine backyard, Maryland’s best vendors and Baltimore space’s greatest food, a balloon glow after nightfall, and as all the time reside music on the primary stage all through the day. MORE

Water Safety
Friday, May 10 | 6:00 PM – Eight:00 PM | The Dancel Y in Ellicott Metropolis
Get ready for summer time with Water Security at the Y! Study primary water and boating security, play Security Round Water video games, get a swim evaluation, and luxuriate in crafts and snacks. This can be a free event but area is restricted. MORE

Lil’ Stars
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Robinson Nature Middle

Let your baby uncover outer area by means of views of the celebs and planets, stories, crafts or music. Give your youngster a special nighttime expertise in the course of the day! Each month is a unique theme – from colors of stars, to the stories behind a constellation, to the seasonal modifications within the sky. Pre-register to safe your seats. MORE

Mother’s Day Particular – Saturday Garden Walk
Saturday, May 11 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Howard County Conservancy – Mt. Pleasant

Take pleasure in an exquisite and attractive morning together with your mother, daughter, grandmother or pals on the Saturday of Moms Day weekend. Stroll via the various niche gardens at the Conservancy and study their design and plantings. Prolong your stroll by way of the Grasp Gardeners’ Demonstration Garden, and the “Sisters Garden” of herbs and perennials. Refresh yourself with “bottomless cups” of tea and freshly baked Scottish scones. MORE

Rails and Tales: Preschool Storytime
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott Metropolis Station Museum

Hop aboard the story practice! Deliver your baby out to a discovery storytime at a few of the historic sites in Ellicott City. Read stories about how life was long (or not so lengthy!) ago, play old-time video games, and make a historical past craft you’ll be able to take residence. Ages 1.5-5 yrs. MORE

Paper Bag Puppets & Play Therapy 101
Saturday, May 11 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Howard County Public Library – Central Department
Use paper bag puppets as a fun and interesting software to speak together with your youngsters. Study play remedy for youngsters who wrestle with a variety of mental, social, and emotional points. Registration is required. MORE


Dino-fy Your self: Make Your Personal Prehistoric Animal Costume
Saturday, May 11 | 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural Historical past

Dinosaurs, big sloths and mastodons, oh my! Throughout this program, individuals will use artwork materials to create prehistoric animal costumes, wearable artwork and equipment knowledgeable and inspired by science and the animals that will probably be featured within the new Fossil Hall which opens in June. MORE

DISCLAIMER: Hey Mother and father, as we nicely know, issues change each day… and even hour to hour (assume new child sleeping patterns, meals preferences of toddlers, and moods of tweens/teens!). Please examine the precise occasion website for superior registration requirements, time modifications, rain dates, and occasion cancellations before you pack up the entire crew.