It’s Here! Our First Birthday Bash!
It’s not too late to rsvp for our first birthday bash at the Green Spring Station Kids Creativity Workshop on Saturday! We’ll be there from 1 PM – 3 PM. Join us for gelato tasting with Stone Mill Bakery, yoga with Yoga Imaginarium, nature encounters with Irvine Nature Center, wacky science with Eric Energy, garden crafts with Urban Farmhouse, funky hair ideas with Uno – The Salon, paper doll challenge with Wee Chic, mini treatments with SparTea and SO MUCH MORE! More info

Summer Social at West Shore Park
Sponsored by The Waterfront Partnership, the series aims to be completely family friendly. That means a kids play area for the pint sizers AND beer/wine garden for moms and dads. Pack your own snacks or grab something hot off one of Charm City’s favorite food trucks. Yes, the Walter Sondheim Fountain will be ON. So don’t forget a bathing suit, change of clothes and a towel. Who’s playing this week? Crawdaddies! More Info

Great American Camp Out at Irvine Nature Center
Join the rest of America in this annual tradition promoted by the National Wildlife Federation! Pitch a tent at Irvine, head out for a night hike with us, do some stargazing, then enjoy a campfire snack before bed. In the morning, we’ll listen to the sounds of the forest waking up and share a light breakfast. Pre-registration is required; Irvine provides a limited number of tents (please mention that you need one when registering). Please eat dinner before arriving promptly at 6 p.m. All ages. This Friday night to Saturday morning! Families: $20 for members, $40 for non-members. More Info

Pumpkin Theatre Presents “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”
This musical review is a nostalgic show perfect to share with the next generation of Snoopy lovers. Will Charlie Brown ever meet the red headed girl? Can he win just ONE baseball game? Will Lucy’s advice ever cost more than a nickel? Sally and her philosophy, Schroeder and his love for Beethoven, Linus and his blanket; this show is timeless and ageless. Happiness is…sharing an afternoon with the family and some fun, fun theater. 1 and 3pm shows on both Saturday and Sunday. Shows takes place at: St Timothy’s School. More Info

Juneteenth Jubilee Children’s Party
This Saturday at 2:30 PM! Celebrate the best known commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States through interactive storytelling, music, dance and craft activities with Culture Kingdom Kids at The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture. Museum admission required. Fee is General Admission is $8, Senior Citizens (65+) are $6, Youth (age 7 to 17) are $6, Children 6 and under are Free and Maryland Public School Teachers (with ID) are Free. More Info

Garden Paint Out at Cylburn Arboretum
Plain air painting and gardens go to together like bees and flowers. During the summer months, Cylburn and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Painters Association have set aside special days for painters to spend a few hours with their favorite muse the beautiful grounds of Cylburn. Visitors can enjoy peaking over the artists’ shoulders and admiring their work. Great day for a family outing and picnic. FREE More Info

Drop in Art: Summer in Japan
Join The Walters Art Museum in June as they create artwork inspired by a summer day in Japan.  Imagine you are wearing a light cotton kimono and listening to the song of cicadas as you create tiny animal sculptures, samurai sword guards, colorful sashes and fantastic sea monsters. Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM – 3 :00 PM. More Info

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