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Weekend Fun! Baltimore Family Events This Weekend

From Mess Fest to Peter Pan, there are many kid-friendly issues to do that weekend! Listed here are our favorite concepts for household fun in and round Baltimore.

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Baltimore Metropolis

St. Nicholas Greek People Pageant
Thursday, June 6 – Sunday, June 9 | Occasions Range | St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Rejoice the most effective of Greek culture: meals, music, dance, religion and legendary hospitality. Attendees will take pleasure in free admission and parking, food/drink vendors, arts and crafts, youngsters’ activities, reside music. MORE

Baltimore Rock Opera’s Welcome to Shakesville
Thursday, June 6 – Sunday, June 9 | Occasions Range | Zion Church of the City of Baltimore

A cool love letter to the 60s crammed with puppets, magic, and rock n’ roll! Seize your board, blare your tunes and boogie right down to the Baltimore Rock Opera’s Society furriest, feltiest, full-length rock opera but! Welcome to Shakesville will teleport you again to 1965 and the dawn of psychedelia. Be a part of our unsung heroine, Betty, as she falls down a rabbit hole seeking solutions to rock and roll historical past’s biggest mystery: the disappearance of Jimmy Graves! MORE

Enjoyable on the Waterfront: The Vegabonds
Friday, June 7 | 5:00 pm – eight:00 pm | Harbor Point

Be a part of Waterfront Partnership at their new outside live performance collection! Take pleasure in stay music, native meals vans, bar service, family-friendly lawn games, photograph booth, face painters, and extra. Seize a beer or a cocktail, put out a blanket, and luxuriate in an unimaginable line up of Baltimore’s greatest bands on the waterfront. MORE

World Oceans Day on the National Aquarium
Saturday, June eight | All Day | National Aquarium

Annually, around eight million tons of plastic enters the ocean. This yr, on World Oceans Day, individuals around the globe are working together to protect our ocean and end plastic pollution. Be a part of the National Aquarium on Saturday, June 8, 2019, for a day filled with interactive actions, games and academic alternatives throughout the constructing. Each exercise is designed to show how plastics can impression backyards, the ocean and lives. MORE

Mess Fest
Saturday, June 8 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Maryland Science Middle

Get able to get messy! MSC’s annual Mess Fest is certain to be ooey-er, gooey-er, gloppy-er, and sloppy-er than EVER earlier than. Grab your paint clothes and dirty sneakers for all types of oozy explosions and slimy artwork creations. Depart your messy mark on MSC’s windows, watch as they launch all method of mess from the roof, and see the basic Coke & Mentos blast greater and better than ever. It’s positive to be enjoyable; it’s positive to be a multitude! MORE

Saturday Morning Tunes: Phish for Youngsters
Saturday, June eight | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm | Power Plant Reside!

In case you’re a Phish fan with younger youngsters, you’ve in all probability needed to deliver them with you to share your love of this unimaginable band. Now you’ll be able to — at Energy Plant Reside’s coated outside plaza, with Phoam, Baltimore’s greatest Phish tribute band. Phoam features members of Psycho Killers, ELM and Weekapaug Orchestra, who, together, have seen greater than 300 Phish exhibits and pay shut consideration to Phish’s delicate and challenging compositions. Plus, they know tips on how to groove. MORE

HONfest 2019
Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 | Occasions Range | Hampden

Grab your boas and tease that beehive! It is time for the 26th Annual HONfest. HONfest symbolizes all of the allure and goodwill that lies inside the hearts of those who stay, work and play in Bawlmer. “Hon” the Bawlmer time period of endearment brief for “Honey”, embodies the warmth and affection bestowed upon our neighbors and visitors alike by the historic working ladies of Baltimore. HONfest is an annual celebration in honor of these ladies. MORE

Drop In Art: Five Senses
Saturday, June eight and Sunday, June 9 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm | The Walters Art Museum

Drop-in, explore materials, and create a work of art to take house at The Walters Artwork Museum! Each weekend contains a new undertaking, so verify back to discover what they’ve in retailer. MORE

17th Annual Tour Dem Parks, Hon!
Sunday, June 9 | 7:30 am – 2:30 pm | Druid Hill Park

Tour Dem Parks, Hon is Baltimore’s premier annual recreational bike journey! Choose from 4 routes (between 5 and 35 miles) for a close-up view of Baltimore’s parks and neighborhoods. Each experience is totally different, and the longest consists of Druid Hill, Gwynns Falls, Carroll, Patterson, Clifton, Herring Run, and a few quietly tucked away gems. MORE

Second Sundays Family Enjoyable Day
Sunday, June 9 | 11 am – three:00 pm | Leakin Park

Hosted by the Associates of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park, this month-to-month, family-friendly event, consists of free rides on a miniature steam practice, a guided hike featuring pure and historic points of interest, Nature within the Park (an art show featuring sculpture constructed from pure supplies), art making workshops, visits within the historic Orianda House and family chapel of the Winans family, walks along a standard Hopi Labyrinth and maps out there for exploration on many walking trails inside the park. MORE

Baltimore County

MidAtlantic Youth Ballet presents “Peter Pan”
Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 | Occasions Differ | Stephens Hall, Towson University

Have fun ‘never growing up’ with Mid Atlantic Youth Ballet as they present Peter Pan. Collect the household and benefit from the journey to Neverland, soaring with pixie dust, swimming with mermaids, and preventing with pirates. MORE

Towson Healthy Hearts 5K
Saturday, June 8 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am | Knollwood

The Knollwood group in Towson is sponsoring the Towson Healthy Hearts 5K, and post-race farmer’s market, as part of its efforts to boost consciousness for wholesome life. All internet proceeds from this occasion shall be donated to the American Heart Association. There will probably be money prizes for the highest three general winners, each male and female, for the 5K run/walk. In addition there shall be a Youngsters’ Enjoyable Run geared at ages 5 and underneath instantly following 5K begin. MORE

Family Nature Explorers: Pond Search
Saturday, June eight | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Ladew Gardens

Spring has sprung and the ponds are jumping with plenty of activity. We’ll have enjoyable as we scoop the ponds in the hunt for frogs, tadpoles, dragonfly babies, and extra. Be a part of Ladew Gardens as they examine fascinating nature-based themes on selected weekends this season! Packages will start with an indoor introduction before individuals enterprise out into the Gardens or the Nature Stroll. Whether or not looking for wildlife, conducting experiments, or making a craft, you’ll have a ton of fun! MORE

Jam and Bread
Saturday, June eight | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Oregon Ridge Nature Middle

It’s strawberry season! Make this straightforward jam and style your creation on recent bread. Members will take residence their very own jar of jam. ALL AGES! $5 per venture ($four for ORNCC Members) Maximum of two individuals per undertaking/jar of jam. MORE

Outside Adventures at Irvine Nature Middle
Sunday, June 9 | 9:00 am – 11:00 am | Irvine Nature Middle

Does your youngster love being outdoors? Be a part of the Outside Adventurers! Each session shall be an thrilling mix of outside expertise, science tasks, and spring discoveries. We’ll work as a group to discover, respect, and shield nature! Ages 7-12. MORE

Fairies & Dragons
Sunday, June 9 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Lake Roland

Come study concerning the mysterious forest-dwellers of fable and legend stated to visit the human world at the Summer time Solstice. Youngsters will search the park for indicators of dragons and their truthful people. Then use pure supplies to create a fairy home or dragon’s lair. Registration required. Ages 5 and up. To register, please e-mail [email protected] *Please embrace each members identify, age of youngsters and get in touch with telephone number. MORE

Hunt Valley Wind Ensemble Youngsters’s Live performance
Sunday, June 9 | 3:00 pm – four:30 pm | Dulaney Excessive Faculty

A live performance particularly for our youthful live performance goers! Convey youngsters of all ages. (Adults welcome, too.) Musical instrument petting zoo shall be on website, offered by Music and Arts! Admission is all the time free. MORE

Harford County

Aladdin and the Fantastic Lamp
Friday, June 7 by means of Sunday, June 9 | Occasions Range | Harford Group School

Uncover all of the grandeur, mystery, and excitement of “The Arabian Nights” favourite in this pleasant family-theater dramatization of the saga concerning the boy who discovered a magic lamp, and was befriended by a strong genie. MORE

Summer time Movie Night time: | Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Friday, June 7 | 7:15 pm – 9:30 pm | Shamrock Park

The Bel Air Downtown Alliance’s Summer time Films Nights are a great time and place to deliver the whole household for a fun movie night time at Shamrock Park with pre-movie entertainment offered by the Bel Air Cultural Arts Fee. Films usually are not solely free and household pleasant but in addition include popcorn and face portray. MORE

Harford County Youngsters’s Enterprise Truthful
Saturday, June eight | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Freedom Church

The Harford County Youngsters’s Enterprise Truthful sparks youngsters’s entrepreneurial spirit. Harford County Youngsters’s Business Truthful is part of the Acton Youngsters’s Business Truthful and is the most important entrepreneurship occasion for youngsters in North America. This truthful provides youngsters the opportunity to showcase their very own businesses. MORE

Observatory Open House
Saturday, June 8 | 9:00 pm | Harford Group School

Child friendly! Observatory Open House at the Harford Group School. Highlights will embrace the Moon, Jupiter, a couple of vibrant globular clusters, and a some planetary nebulas. Apart from their superb 14in schmidt cassegrain telescope, there will probably be numerous telescopes setup within the parking zone for visitors to view the cosmos. MORE

10th Anniversary of Dork Diaries!
Sunday, June 9 | 1:00 pm – three:00 pm | Caprichos Books

It’s the 10th Anniversary of Dork Diaries — and Caprichos Books is celebrating! They’ll have cake and giveaways. MORE

Howard County

PIP-PIP THE DRAGON: A Story of Wishes
Thursday, June 6 – Sunday, June 9 | Occasions Differ | Horowitz Performing Arts Middle, Howard Group School

Journey into Pip-Pip the Dragon’s wondrous tale as informed by enchanted creatures nice and small! All dragons possess four magical presents, however as soon as upon a time, there was a very younger dragon, named Pip-Pip, who was born with a fifth. Discover out about how Pip-Pip discovers and shares her presents! Journey into Pip-Pip’s story of true friendship, spirited braveness, magical marvel, and wishes-come-true, as informed by enchanted creatures nice and small. MORE

Family Fridays Beneath the Dome: Astronauts
Friday, June 7 | 3:45 pm & 6:30 pm | Robinson Nature Middle

Deal with your family to unique exhibits at Robinson Nature Middle’s NatureSphere planetarium. Each program contains a full-dome film preceded by a family-friendly planetarium presentation. MORE

Horse Discovery Middle Triple Crown Stick Horse Weekend
Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9 | 10 am – 5 pm | Clark’s Elioak Farm

To have fun the horses racing in the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and this weekend’s Belmont Stakes, Clark’s Elioak Farm will supply the opportunity to make stick horses on Saturday and Sunday. They may provide all of the materials, you simply deliver the creativity. Every baby will make a stick horse to take house. MORE

Youngsters Day 2019
Saturday, June 8 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm | Columbia SportsPark

KidsDay, the fun, annual welcome-to-summer event for teenagers hosted by Columbia Association, returns on Saturday, June 8 from 10am to 2pm at Columbia SportsPark. MORE

Print & Play with Sarah Matthews
Saturday, June 8 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm | Root Gallery

Need to gasoline your ardour for all things handmade? Sarah Matthews will show you tips on how to take discovered objects to experiment in aid, monoprint, and collagraph printmaking methods. The objective is to leap proper into printmaking and play. All members will depart the workshop with a minimal of (5) completed artwork prints prepared for framing. Ages eight+. MORE

River Romp!
Sunday, June 9 | 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Robinson Nature Middle

Rejoice summer time by cooling off at the nature middle with activities down on the Center Patuxent River! By common demand, they’ve added weekday periods in addition to our weekend choices. Convey your personal non-perishable picnic, and be a part of a Robinson Naturalist on the river for lunch and enjoyable, family-friendly river video games. Search the stream for giant and small animals! Make boats and race them downstream! Come dressed to get moist. You’ll wade in the river and advocate closed-toed water footwear.  MORE

Well worth the Drive….

Dinosaurs: The Smithsonian’s Corridor of Fossils Exhibit Opening Day
Saturday, June eight | All Day | Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Opening June eight, 2019,The David H. Koch Corridor of Fossils – Deep Time, the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s 31,000-square-foot fossil corridor invitations you to explore the epic story of how Earth’s distant previous is related to the present and informs our future. Journey by means of historic ecosystems, witness the evolution of life, and rise up close to some 700 fossil specimens. MORE