Calling all cool kids and hip parents it’s time for our weekly round-up of handpicked (cool) Baltimore family fun this weekend. Watch the planets swing by, dance your hearts out, create awesome art, catch a show, and join us for a family play date that’s sure to make your heart sing! 

Join (cool) progeny for a morning of heart-filled fun! We’re kicking off the month of love with a Healthy Heart Play Date at The Bryn Mawr Little School on February 4th! The amazing education team at Bryn Mawr’s The Little School are ready to get crafty with fun Valentine’s Day projects your kids will love. Bridget from Child’s Heart Yoga will be leading pint-sized yogis (and their parents!) in a series of poses.  Kids and families will rock the beat with Jordan from Beatwell. Stop by the Little Lion Challenge table and help us make a BIG ROAR by assembling cards for us to include in care packages. Guaranteed to be two hours of the best heart therapy around. Can’t wait to see you! Just $5/family and proceeds benefit The Bryn Mawr Little School Tuition Assistance Fund.

(cool) baltimore family fun this weekend

First Friday @ The Maryland Science Center 
February 3rd | 5 PM – 8 PM

Every First Friday of the month from January 6 – June 2 the Maryland Science Center celebrates with discounted admission from 5:00 pm through 8 pm. Admission for First Fridays include the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater. And get this… it’s only $10! MORE

Treasure Island @ Children’s Theatre of Annapolis 
February 3rd – 5th | Times Vary

A’vast ye scurvy naves, adventure is due to take the stage! Based on the masterful adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island is a stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas. It begins at an inn on the Devon coast of England in 1775 and quickly becomes an unforgettable tale of treachery and mayhem featuring a host of legendary swashbucklers including the dangerous Billy Bones. MORE

Ice Cream for Breakfast @ Prigel Creamery  
February 4th | 9 AM – 1 PM

…. Not that it’s not ok to eat ice cream for breakfast every day! Head to Prigel Creamery to enjoy their Waffle Sundae. Waffle, 3 oz. scoop of ice cream drizzled with Syrup and topped with whipped cream and a cherry. You can also just add waffles to your usual favorite ice cream treat. Free refills on coffee from 9 AM – 11 AM… because,  breakfast, right? MORE

Ice Cream for Breakfast @ The Charmery
February 4th | 10 AM – 1 PM

It’s  the most wonderful & delicious morning of the year!  Ice ream for Breakfast Day at The Charmery! Join them in your favorite pajamas for a special flavor lineup, including Cheddar Grits, Cornflakes and Milk, Saturday Morning Cartoons, Everything Bagel, Whole Bean Coffee, Grapefruit and Brown Sugar, and Avocado Toast. MORE

Songs, Rhymes & Play @ the Waldorf School of Baltimore
February 4th | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

The Waldorf  School invites you and your (cool) littles to join in activities such as bread baking, singing, storytelling, puppetry and play lead by their Early Childhood teachers. MORE

(cool) progeny Healthy Heart Play Date
February 4th | 10 AM – 12 PM

Join (cool) progeny for a morning of heart-filled fun! We’re kicking off the month of love with a Healthy Heart Play Date at The Bryn Mawr Little School on February 4th! . MORE

Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration @ Port Discovery
February 4th | 10 AM – 5 PM

Help Port Discovery celebrate the Year of the Rooster at their annual Chinese New Year Celebration! Enjoy special celebrations, like: The Rooster’s Roost, Festive Dragons, calligraphy, chopstick training, circle time and MORE!

Seussian Science Fun @ Benjamin Banneker Historic Park
February 4th | 11 AM – 12 PM

Bring the little ones for some Seussian Science fun on the first Saturday of each month! February’s featured book will be Fine Feathered Friends. We’ll read the book, make a bird feeder for the birds in your yard, then head outside for a little bird watching at Banneker’s feeders. MORE

Free Crafts for Kids @ Lakeshore Learning 
February 4th | 11 AM – 3 PM

Lakeshore Learning Stores provide fun, free crafts every Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Visit their website for the featured craft of the week or call your local Lakeshore Learning store for more details! MORE

The Ugly Duckling @ Pumpkin Theatre 
February 4th – 5th | Times Vary

Join Pumpkin Theatre for their annual Kids for Kids production! Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Ugly looks quite different from his brothers and sisters. The other animals on the farm are quick to notice and point this out, despite his mother’s protective flapping. The little guy finds himself on an adventure of self-discovery, all the while unknowingly outwitting a very hungry cat. Along the way Ugly meets a whole flock of unique characters and finds out being different is not a bad thing to be. MORE

Sykesville Ice Fest 
February 4th | 1 PM – 6 PM

Ice Fest is sure to be a fun-filled day for the whole family. It features ice sculptures, an ice-skating rink, and an ice playground in the heart of Sykesville’s Main Street district. Also enjoy treats, activities, a visit from Baltimore Zoo Mobile with a penguin, a surprise guest, and MORE!

Drop-In Art @ The AVAM 
February 4th | 1 PM – 4 PM

Join the creatives at the AVAM for a hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshop once a month in the AVAM classroom! Their education staff will help you explore new, creative territory and make a project inspired by one of their beloved visionary artists. Supplies and boundless inspiration provided! MORE

Frankie Finn and The Magic Eye Book Signing @ Red Canoe
February 4th | 1 PM – 3 PM

Please join Red Canoe in hosting children’s book author Ruut DeMeo. A local up and coming author who has just released her first book especially for (cool) kids. It has captured the hearts of the team at Red Canoe and will certainly capture yours! MORE

Love Rocks! Dance Party @ Port Discovery
February 4th | 6 PM – 9 PM

Love is in the air at Port Discovery! Join them for a special eveningValentines themed fun and make heartwarming memories with your children. Dance along to tunes from DJ Holly, create Valentine’s crafts and art projects and explore three floors of fun exhibits that are sure to get your heart pumping. Food and beverages included. MORE

Wake-Up, Ground Hog! @ Oregon Ridge
February 5th | 1 PM – 3 PM

Has the groundhog woken up yet? Is spring almost here? Learn where they may be hiding out for the winter and see what other critters are doing in February at Oregon Ridge Nature Center. MORE