Beat the blahs — and we’re all of risk of getting them! — this weekend with on of these fun options! Here are our top picks for family fun in Charm City this weekend.
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Yoga Storytelling at Everyman Theatre
Ready, Set, Let’s flow into some stories! Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens’ tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Each session will leave participants with new ways of getting into a story and working as characters as well as their own emotions. Saturday at 10 AM. $16 in advance, $20 walk-in. MORE
Ready Rabbit Gets Ready Storytime
Join your local Barnes + Noble store for a storytime and activities featuring Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! Ready Rabbit, it’s time to get ready! Join us for a fun reading of Ready Rabbit Gets Ready! and see if he is able to get ready for school in time. Saturday at 11 AM. MORE
Drop In Art at The Walters: Love
The Walters is celebrating love this month, so grab a loved one’s hand and join them to explore a theme that artists have used as inspiration throughout history! Build a monument for someone you love, write love-filled letters, and create a special box to keep items you love safe. Stop by Saturday or Sunday between 10 AM and 3 PM this weekend to explore the idea of Friends Forever. MORE
KERPLUNK! Free Family Art Drop-In at The Creative Alliance
Open to families and kids of all ages! Tour the galleries at The Creative Alliance and design unique art projects linked to the exhibitions. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon exploring art materials and let your creativity soar. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required! All ages! Saturday from 12 PM – 3 PM. MORE
Disney’s Mulan, Jr. at Pumpkin Theatre
It’s Pumpkin Theatre’s KIDS for Kids production! Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor in this mad cap musical. Produced with permission from Musical Theater International(MTI). Showtimes at 1 PM and 3 PM on Saturday and Sunday. MORE
Wake Up Groundhog!
Will spring come early or late? Head to Oregon Ridge Nature Center on Saturday or Sunday between 1 PM and 3 PM to find out if the groundhog is awake and search for early signs of spring. All Ages, FREE! MORE
BMA Big Table Connections: Found Fabric Hearts
Meena Satnarain of FutureMakers will lead a free drop-in workshop at the Baltimore Museum of Art in response to Robert Rauschenberg’s Honorarium (Spread). Explore soft circuits by sewing light-up textile hearts, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Saturday from 2 PM – 5 PM. MORE
The Story of Babar
The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents its annual family show, The Story of Babar, at Maryland Hall. Children are invited to meet the Musicians at 1:15 pm or 4:30 pm. Showtimes are at 2:00 PM and 3:30 PM. Jean de Brunhoff’s popular children’s story of one little elephant’s epic rise from rags to riches is eloquently set to music by Francis Poulenc and expressively narrated by Sara Valentine from Really Inventive Stuff, with all the enthusiasm and pomp worthy of a royal gathering. Long live King Babar! This concert also features excerpts of classical favorites that similarly tell a vivid story, including Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Suite, Bizet’s Carmen, and the famous and familiar William Tell Overture by Rossini. Prepare your children for the upcoming family concert with this helpful information. Click Here to view the Parent’s Guide. MORE
Leap Into Dance – A FREE Day of Dance
Free classes and demonstrations for children, teens and families in ballet, Afro Modern, hip hop, tap, modern, jazz and swing at studios throughout Baltimore County. Fun for budding ballerinas, future hip hop stars, and kids who love to move to the beat. Studios in Owings Mills, Randallstown, Parkville, Cockeysville, Towson. Times vary. Ages: 5- 16. MORE
Harriet Tubman Performance at Hampton Historic National Historic Site
A native to Maryland, Harriet Tubman is best known for her daring leadership of enslaved African Americans to freedom via the Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. In the Orangery at Hampton NHS, Janice Curtis Greene brings Harriet Tubman to life. This living history portrayal will have Harriet recounting her early years at the Brodas Plantation, the horrors of slavery, how she eventually escaped, and her involvement on the Underground Railroad. Saturday at 2 PM. MORE
Pizza + Play at the DBJCC
Join the Downtown Baltimore JCC for a night of pizza and open play! Grab a slice of pizza and a beer while the kids play. $15 for member families, $20 for guest families. RSVP. Sunday from 6 PM – 8 PM. MORE
For more weekend adventure ideas, check out our calendar or 20 things to do with kids in Baltimore this winter!
Photo courtesy of the Creative Alliance Blog.