Superheroes and ice cream, Brick Fest, fire trucks, free hockey and swim lessons, backstage tours at Center Stage and MORE! There are lots of things happening in and around Charm City for kids this weekend!

Don’t forget — we’ll be at Garrison Forest School on Saturday evening for a night of SUPERHERO FUN! Visit with nine of your favorite superheroes, enjoy ice cream from The Charmery (included in your ticket), catch some amazing live music, and participate in arts and crafts with Port Discovery, The Walters Art Museum, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital, and others! Don’t miss our nerf challenge — where your donation and skilled aim will help you win prizes. 

Where to Play: Baltimore Family Events This Weekend, November 3-5

(cool) progeny Superhero Social 2017 to Benefit Little Lion Challenge
Saturday, November 4 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Garrison Forest School

Join us for some SUPER fun and a great cause! Grab your cape and zoom to Garrison Forest School for our 5th Annual Superhero Social to benefit Little Lion Challenge! Superhero sightings, glitter tattoos, arts, crafts, snacks, live music, HEROIC fun, and visits from nine of your favorite superheroes. We’re thrilled that Lisa and Mikel of Milkshake are joining us again to rock out with our mini superheroes and to debut an amazing kids band from STAGES. Don’t miss our nerf challenge — where your donation and skilled aim will help you win prizes! The first 100 families to arrive will receive a special SUPERHERO bag of goodies from our community partners. Weather permitting, we will have inside and outside activities. MORE

Movies at Bengie’s Drive-In Theatre
Friday, November 3 & Saturday, November 4 | Times vary | Bengie’s Drive-In Theatre

Choose from two classic movies this weekend – The Sandlot (A new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his team in this coming of age movie set in the summer of 1962. Together, they get themselves into many adventures involving rival teams, lifeguards, and a vicious dog.) or Back to the Future (A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.) MORE

International Games Week – Family Day
Saturday, November 4 | Times vary | Select branches of the Baltimore County Public Library

Celebrate the last day of International Games Week at select BCPL branches. Games include board, cards, puzzles, video games with Xbox, Wii and Playstation. Visit the Essex branch and climb inside the Candyland board to explore Lollipop Woods! Stop by to play our life-size edition of this classic board game. MORE Visit the information desk at your local library branch for specific information. MORE

Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience
Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5 | 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Maryland State Fairgrounds

LEGO® lovers rejoice! The Brick Fest Live LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain. Attraction Include: The Glow Gallery: A dark, mysterious world of intricate and elaborate LEGO® creations you’ll see in a new light! Brick Fest Speedway: Build and race your custom built LEGO® derby car down one of our 35-foot long tracks! Collaborative Building Activities: Contribute to Guinness World-Record Sized mystery floor mosaic. MORE

The Very Stuffed Turkey
Saturday, November 4 | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | The Pottery Stop

Read a story and paint a project to go along with the book at The Pottery Stop! For Ages 2+. Only one adult per attendee, please! This is designed as a parent/child activity and will last for about one hour. Projects will be ready to pick up in one week. MORE

Touch-a-Truck
Saturday, November 4 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | The Boys’ Latin School

Join The Boys’ Latin School for their second annual Touch-a-Truck! At this fun and interactive event, kids in pre-school through grade 2 can get a glimpse of what hands-on learning looks like at BL through up-close encounters with an impressive line-up of trucks, classic cars and other cool vehicles. Bring the whole family and give your little ones a chance to sit in the driver’s seat. MORE

Backstage at Baltimore Center Stage
Saturday, November 4 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Baltimore Center Stage

Backstage at Baltimore Center Stage is the opportunity for kids and grownups alike to get a behind-the-scenes peak at what goes into our world class productions. Explore the newly renovated building as they open up the doors to you, allowing you and your family access to othe scenic, lights, costumes, props, and set departments for live demonstrations. Experience stage combat, face painting workshops, light and sound demos, visit the brand new costume shop and so much more! MORE

MDIS Fall STEM Festival
Saturday, November 4 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Maryland International School

MDIS invites familes with children in grades PreK–12th to join them for a day of fun STEM-related activities! Drop in and have some fun with interactive green-screen technology, robotics, and fun fall-related activities! See their 3D printers in action and learn to code with Ozobots. This event is free to the public. **Registration is required. Plus, join the school at 12pm for a special presentation with Governor Larry Hogan! Governor Hogan will speak on the importance of STEM education. MORE

Wild About Polar Bears!
Saturday, November 4 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | The Maryland Zoo

Polar bears are treading on even thinner ice. Head to the zoo to hear about the drastic impact that climate change has on polar bears and learn easy ways to reduce your own carbon footprint to help save the world’s largest land predator. Also, participate in keeper chats and other themed activities! MORE

Canton Theater Presents: Peter Pan
Saturday, November 4 | 11:00 AM – 1:55 PM | Enoch Pratt – Canton Library

J. M. Barrie’s classic fantasy is vividly retold on film. Jeremy Sumpter stars as the boy who refuses to grow up. During a visit to London, where Peter Pan listens at the Darling family’s nursery window as Wendy tells her brothers stories, he loses his shadow. The Darling children meet Peter when he returns for it, and he takes them on an adventure to Never Never Land, where an ongoing war with Pirate Captain Hook is taking place. MORE

Dia de los Muertos Family Day with Artesanas Mexicanas
Saturday, November 4 | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM | Creative Alliance

Family processions begin at 11AM from Patterson Park Library and at 11:15AM from Southeast Anchor Library to meet at Creative Alliance. Dia de los Muertos activities start at noon and include papel picado workshops with a ceremony, mariachi and dance. Hot chocolate and Day of the Dead bread will be served. MORE

Patterson Park Brewfest
Saturday, November 4 | 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Patterson Park

Friends of Patterson Park is hosting the Inaugural Patterson Park Brew Fest at Pagoda Hill. The event will feature local breweries, food trucks, and live music by Jah Works and Caleb Stine. This event is FAMILY FRIENDLY! Kids 16 and under are FREE! All proceeds benefit the Friends of Patterson Park. MORE

Try Hockey for Free Day
Saturday, November 4 | 12:20 PM – 1:50 PM | Columbia Ice Rink

Come try hockey for free! Howard Huskies are encouraging kids, ages 4 to 9, to come try youth hockey as part of Come Play Hockey Month. There will be limited equipment available for use. MORE

Yoga for Babies, Kids, and Exceptional Families!
Saturday, November 4 | 1:00 PM – 5:45 PM | Peace Yoga

Mama Bear Yoga returns for a full afternoon of baby, kid, and family classes! Schedule is as follows: 1:00 | Baby Bears | Ages 6 weeks to pre-crawlers (with caregiver) 2:15 | Kids’ Yoga | Ages 6-8 (independent class) 3:30 | Kids’ Yoga | Ages 9-12 (independent class) 5:00 | Yoga for the Exceptional Family | for teens and young adults with exceptionalities and their families. MORE

Movie with Orchestra: The Wizard of Oz
Saturday, November 4 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Experience the Oscar®-winning classic The Wizard of Oz on a giant HD screen as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the score live. Adventure down the Yellow Brick Road with beloved songs such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard.” MORE

Druid Hill Haunt: A Chiller Thriller Roller Show
Saturday, November 4 @ 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Saturday, November 4 @ 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Druid Hill Park

Deep in Druid Hill Park, two friends unleash the spirits of Halloween in the hopes of keeping the horror in the hearts of Baltimore forever. This family-friendly performance combines roller skating to spooky tunes from your third-grade Halloween party, semi-successful conjuring, local history, and seasonal nostalgia to create a humorous mashup of supernatural proportions. MORE

Sensory Morning
Sunday, November 5 | 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM | The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters Art Museum for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family. We welcome program participants an hour before the museum opens, allowing families to enjoy activities during a quiet, less stimulating time. Educators from the Walters Art Museum and therapists from Kennedy Krieger Institute will be present for the event. MORE

Campfire Chefs
Sunday, November 5 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Irvine Nature Center

Want to know how to cook more than just hotdogs and s’mores over the campfire? Then come to Irvine and learn how to cook in the outdoors! Learn all about different meals you can cook outside, campfire safety and even create your own recipe book! You’ll learn all about how to make fire starters, make different kinds of fires, and make some delicious treats! MORE

Mark Nizer
Sunday, November 5 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Gordon Center for the Performing Arts

International juggling champion Mark Nizer takes over the stage presenting a daring performance guaranteed to astound! Watch through 3D glasses as he juggles bowling balls, chainsaws and much, much more. MORE

Reading Readiness with Garrison Forest School plus Family Swim
Sunday, November 5 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Goldfish Swim School – Owings Mills

Join Goldfish Swim School and Garrison Forest School for an afternoon of reading, story time plus swimming! There will be a quick presentation from Gail Hutton, Head of Lower Division at GFS, who will discuss reading readiness and offer strategies, techniques and routines for parents that encourage kids to become strong, confident readers. There will then be a hosted story time and family swim. Snacks will be provided. MORE

Kamishibai Story Time
Sunday, November 5 | 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Enjoy the art of Japanese Paper Theater that combines storytelling with illustration! Drop-In program included with Museum admission. MORE