Pony Rides at Green Spring Station
Need a relaxing – – but fun- – Saturday afternoon? Head over to the Green Spring Station Farmers Market, open from 2 PM – 5 PM. They’ll have pony rides this weekend from 2:00 – 4:00 PM for just $5 each! Bring the kids, grab some fresh fruits, veggies and, top off the afternoon with a delicious ice cream from The Nut Farm and Creamery. Don’t forget to stop by Wee Chic – – Saturday is the last day for tax free shopping.
Ravens Rookies Movie Night
This Friday (the 13th!) from 6 PM – 9 PM, head to M&T; Bank Stadium for a family-friendly showing of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Bring your picnic blanket – – cause you’ll be nabbing a coveted spot on the field. Imagine the joy on your mini-fan’s face when they hear they could be sitting on the 50 yard line! Cost is $6 per person.
Backyard Science Days at the Maryland Science Center
Science can happen in a lab, science can happen in space and science can happen in your own back yard! Visit Maryland Science Center this weekend for a look at science you can do right outside your back door and meet the many creatures who live in your neighborhood. Live animal encounters! Stomp on stomp rockets, race vegetables, make art using everyday objects and the power of the Sun, and take home your very own recycled bird feeder! Get your taste buds ready for a feast of things in your backyard with live cooking demonstrations. All activities are free with paid admission. Events run from 12:00 noon – 4:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
Cat Fish Derby at the Catoctin Mountain Zoo
Take your lil explorer on a fishing adventure at the Catoctin Mountain Wildlife Preserve and Zoo this Saturday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM! Fish for catfish from their ponds with your own gear and bait, or borrow a cane pole from them and buy bait there. You may catch and release OR take home any catfish you catch. (This helps us with population control.) Bring your own stringers or buckets. Prizes for the kids 5-12. Open to all ages. Regular admission, plus fishing fee of $2/person.
Enchanted Forest 55th Birthday Celebration
Come celebrate the 55th birthday of the beloved Enchanted Forest from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday at Clark’s Elioak Farm! Fairy tale characters, story times, face painting and princess dress-up. $5 admission covers all activities.
Storytime at Irvine Nature Center
Get a little vitamin D at this outdoor nature storytime on Sunday! It’s FREE and runs from 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM. All ages welcome!
Children’s Gardening: Tea Party
Head to the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Harford County for an hour long childrens gardening program and tea party! Have fun growing food and flowers here and at home. Enjoy crafts, games, and science disguised as fun, as you learn about seeds, life cycles, and growing food and flowers in a watershed-friendly way. $5 fee; designed for kids ages 5-10.
Littles Day! Insect MANIA!
Designed for tiny tikes aged 1-5, Littles Day at Port Discovery is fun for the whole family! Little ones can enjoy a performance
by The Kindersinger, insect crafts, magic and balloon sculpting with Bubbles the Clown, a moon bounce, and a visit from Pets on Wheels. From 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM on Saturday. Free with paid admission.
Drop in Art: People and Portraits
Strike a pose! This month The Walters Art Gallery is exploring the expressions, symbols, and stories behind hundreds of years of portraiture. Put a spin on self portraits when you make a mirror of yourself, paint a story about yourself sprinkled with secret clues, and create a silly sculpture of someone who is important to you! Designed for ages 3 and up. FREE!