FREE Zoo admission, learn about the Baltimore Harbor, see Dragons Love Tacos LIVE, make a mural, and MORE! Here are our favorite things to do with kids this week!

5 Things To Do with Kids in Baltimore This Week, October 2-6


Maryland Zoo Free Fall Baltimore
October 2 | 10 AM – 4 PM | Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

In conjunction with Free Fall Baltimore, The Maryland Zoo will offer FREE entry to all guests on Monday, October 2nd from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. No need to pre-register. MORE

Make Something Beautiful
October 2 | 3 PM | Enoch Pratt – Patterson Park Branch

Make the world more beautiful with plants for the library and a plant to take home. MORE


Wee Workers: The Baltimore Harbor
October 3 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM | The Baltimore Museum of Industry

Preschoolers will love this program just for them. Explore the museum’s galleries through stories, songs, crafts, and pint-size tours with a different theme each week. Kids: Free;  Adults: $5;  BMI Members: Free. Advance registration suggested, contact [email protected] or 410.727.4808 x132.

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Alice in Wonderland
October 4 | 10:30 AM | Chesapeake Arts Center

An Alice for our time: a precocious girl, who’s perfectly happy staying a kid, falls into a secret world where nothing seems to make sense and characters appear out of thin air. As she journeys through this 21st –century wonderland, Alice befriends a host of one-of-a kind characters and must face her greatest fear. This National Players production of Alice in Wonderland is supported in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council. On the web at MORE


Govans Mural Making
October 5 | 3:30 PM | Enoch Pratt – Govans Branch

Come ready to paint your portion of the Govans Branch mural. Supplies provided. Wear your painting clothes. MORE


Meet Author Kate Milford
October 6 | 4 PM – 5 PM | The Children’s Bookstore, Roland Park

Kate is the author of The Boneshaker, The Broken Lands, Greenglass House, and The Left-Handed Fate. Originally from Annapolis, MD, Kate now lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Nathan and son Griffin and their dogs, Ed and Sprocket. She has written for stage and screen and is a frequent travel columnist in addition to the travel she takes in her novels. MORE

Dragons Love Tacos
October 6 | 7 PM | Harford Community College

The newest musical collection of favorite children’s books: Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein, The Dot by Peter Reynolds, Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo, Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa School Days by Erica Silverman. Recommended for grades K-5. This show is part of the BGE Family Series. MORE


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