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55 Things To Do with Kids in Baltimore This March

1st Annual St. Michaels ChocolateFest
March 1, 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM | March 2, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM | March 3, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM | St. Michaels

Who doesn’t love the idea of a Chocolate Crawl through St. Michaels? The entire family will enjoy strolling throughout the Town of St. Michaels to sample thousands of Chocolate concoctions, including gourmet candies, desserts, drinks and more! MORE

Circus Wheel Workshops at Sokol Baltimore
March 1, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM | March 30, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Sokol Baltimore

Roll like a hamster and rock like a star! The workshops are for both adults and children — practice walking and rocking in the wheel. Then see-saw with each other and learn to balance on the wheel while sitting and standing. You’ll also learn cartwheels and walkovers — even if you can’t do these on the floor, you can do them in the wheel! Sokol will adapt the workshop to meet all levels of fitness and ability. MORE

First Friday – Dav Pilkey Birthday Celebration
March 1 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | The Children’s Bookstore

Celebrate Dav Pilkey’s birthday on this First Friday! The Children’s Bookstore will have activities, snacks, and giveaways. If you’d like, come dressed as your favorite character. Plus, they are offering 10% off all Pilkey books and merchandise. MORE

A Year With Frog & Toad
March 1 and March 2, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM | March 2 and March 3, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | John E. Ravekes Theatre at CCBC Dundalk

With a jazzy, upbeat score, A Year with Frog and Toad is a special story of friendship that endures throughout the seasons. It bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant and enchanting musical for the whole family! MORE

Once On This Island
March 2 – March 17 | Times Vary | Children’s Playhouse of Maryland, Inc.

A story inspired from the by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid with a Caribbean tinged score. of,ow the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl, who rescues Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to Ti Moune, the pompous gods who preside over the island make a bet with one another over which is stronger, love or death, the stakes being Ti Moune’s life. Once on this Island is a celebration of love, hope, life and death which garnered eight Tony nominations for its Broadway run, including Best Musical, Book and Score. MORE

Annual Pancake Breakfast
March 2 and March 3 | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Celebrate the end of the sugar season at the Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser at the Oregon Ridge Lodge. Enjoy a stack of hotcakes drizzled with maple syrup and served with grilled sausage, orange juice, milk or coffee. There will be raffles and live music along with flower, honey, and maple syrup sales. MORE

Story Time: If You Give a Moose a Muffin + Moose
March 2 | 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM | The Pottery Stop

Read a story and paint a project to go along with the book. Appropriate for ages 2 and up. This is designed as a parent/child activity and will last for about one hour. One ticket includes a seat and project for one child– up to one adult per ticket may also attend! Cost is $17+tax pp. Projects will be ready to pick up in one week. MORE

Family Fire Safety Day
March 2 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | The Fire Museum of Maryland

Have fun while learning about safety for your family, for your home, and for your pets too. Home escape planning, disaster preparedness, and fire extinguisher demos. See the exhibits and enjoy the interactive Discovery Room for even more family fun. Admission to Family Safety Day is FREE. MORE

#Napptime w/ Nanny McFit at The Bar Method
March 2 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | The Bar Method

A fitness event that everyone can enjoy! Join Napp for class with Nanny McFit and The Bar Method (Baltimore – Locust Point)! Nanny Mcfit is a play based fitness class that enhances motor development and social skills, all while having fun and building conFITdence. For ages 3-8, enjoy a FREE Bar class with purchase, the Bar Method Kid Zone is available for children under 3. MORE

It’s a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration!
March 2 | 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM | Towson Town Center

Enjoy guest readers, activities for children plus a visit from The Cat in the Hat!! MORE

Lil’ Acorns Penguin Parade
March 2 | 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Robinson Nature Center

Hold your lil’ acorn’s hand through an unforgettable morning. In the new Snowman & the Squirrel program, discover the winter lives of squirrels, and help track down snowman’s missing features. In the Penguin Parade program, practice penguin skills and learn what makes these birds so special. These parent/child interactive programs include stories, tot-friendly investigations, a puppet show and a short walk through the woods. Ages 2-3 yrs w/ an adult. MORE

Peter and the Wolf
March 2 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

The BSO musicians must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians become the characters as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids on the edge of their seats. Prior to the concert, join the BSO in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures including face painting, crafts and more! MORE

Kerplunk! Crown Making with Mama Ebony
March 2 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Creative Alliance

Ever wonder what it would be like to adorn yourself with a crown? Learn more about these fanciful headpieces and make your own crown with featured teaching artist, Mama Ebony Evans! In honor of Women’s History Month, all participants will learn about a few of our most important women and consider making a crown for themselves or honor a woman that has inspired them! MORE

Discovery Stage Series featuring Silly Goose & Val
March 2, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | March 31, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Imaginations come to life in the Discovery Stage Series at Port Discovery Children’s Museum! Bring theater to life for children! Enjoy live theater performances, plays and storytelling in the new Discovery Stage Series at Port Discovery! Designed specifically for children ages two and up, The Discovery Stage Series features interactive performances featuring some of the best children’s performers throughout Maryland! Laugh, sing, hoot and holler with Parent’s Award Winner – and kid favorite – Silly Goose and Val! MORE

Parent and Me: Rainbow Ravioli
March 3, 1:45 PM – 3:30 PM | March 16, 9:45 AM – 11:30 AM | Bethany United Methodist Church

Don’t miss out on this unique, hands-on experience with your young chef! Chefs will have a chance to make and roll out rainbow pasta dough colored naturally with a variety of veggies. Then you’ll whip up a delicious ricotta filling and cut out your raviolis in the design of your choice. Chefs ages 8-14 welcome. MORE

Story Tapestries with Arianna Ross, “Waves of Adventure”
March 3 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Explore the world of marine biology through interactive music, story, and acrobatics! Families will enjoy an immersive learning experience that utilizes dance, storytelling, music, and art to entertain and enrich each audience member’s knowledge of the world! MORE

2019 Mardi Gras Parade
March 5 | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM | End at the American Legion, Havre de Grace

Let the good times roll in Havre de Grace at the 12th annual Mardi Gras Parade. Along the route, spectators will receive beads and other throws in true Mardi Gras style. The festival parades down Bourbon Street to Washington Street ending at the American Legion on St. John’s Street. MORE

Kids Night In At The Museum
March 8 and March 22 | 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum

Need a kid-free date night? Drop your children off at the Baltimore and Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum and enjoy a night out on Main Street in Ellicott City. Participants will have a blast from the past doing historic crafts and explore the hidden history of the station. Pack a nut-free meal, snack, and reusable water bottle. Ages 4-12 yrs. MORE

Engineering Industry: Safety Day
March 9 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Baltimore Museum of Industry

Learn about safety from the Baltimore City Fire Department during the Maryland Engineering Challenge “Safe Racer” competition for elementary school students. MORE

Mamma Mia!
March 9 – 24 | Times Vary | Charm City Players

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an unforgettable show. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers combine to make Mamma Mia! a smash hit. MORE

Improv for Kids
March 9 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | Baltimore Improv Group

Do your kids love to make believe? Are they creative? Do you think they might be funnier than you? Then have them join The Baltimore Improv Group for a fun class of improvisational theater! Students ages 8-12 will learn the basics of improv, including creating solid scene work and fun characters. The students will also learn different types of improv formats, structures and games. MORE

Maker Workshop for Kids: Fill Your Pot of Gold
March 9 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Baltimore County Public Library – Rosedale

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by creating a craft stick leprechaun and completing a series of shamrock and rainbow activities to fill your 3D-printed pot of gold! Registration required. Ages 6 to 11 years. MORE

Sweet Science Series: Edible Slime!!!
March 10 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Cake by Jason Hisley

Everyone loves slime, BUT did you know that there are recipes you can also eat?! Head to CAKE to make two types of edible slime! Guests will go home with the slime you prepare at CAKE and the recipes to make more at home! MORE

Clean, Green Machine
March 10 and March 16 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Irvine Nature Center

Learn about Leave No Trace (LNT) and how your whole family can help with Tim Runkles, a trained LNT educator. Join in the fun with active LNT activities and see how everyone can practice Leave No Trace at home, school, work, or out on the trails. All ages welcome with a parent/caregiver. MORE

26th Annual Free Family Concert, Hopkins Symphony Orchestra
March 10 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Shriver Hall Auditorium at Johns Hopkins University

Join HSO for the 26th Annual Family Concert. This FREE concert features a program great for all ages, including the youngest of audience members! Featured music by Liszt and Stravinsky, led by Jed Gaylin, with a post-concert meet and greet with musicians and their instruments. No tickets or reservations required. MORE

National Pancake Day
March 12 | All Day | Anywhere

Pancakes. Does the mere mention of the word send your taste buds into overdrive? If so, National Pancake Day is for you. Head to one of our local pancake joints and let us know what you thought! Staff favorites include Miss Shirley’s Cafe, Golden West Cafe, City Cafe, and Iron Rooster. MORE

Cool Tots: Rainbows and Shamrocks
March 13 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Athletic Learning Center

Rainbows, shamrocks, and a whole lotta fun! Join us for a magical tot time full of colorful fun at Athletic Learning Center. We’ll enjoy a story, rainbow activities, snacks, and craft. Kids will have time to explore and play at ALC, too. Tot times are designed for children ages 1-5 and their caregiver. Babies under 12 months of age are free! (PS – Don’t worry. There will be coffee for caregivers, too!) MORE

Baltimore County Public Schools Youth Art Month Exhibition & Reception
March 13 – March 26 | During Museum Hours | The Walters Art Museum

Baltimore County’s annual Youth Art Month exhibit at the Walters Art Museum showcases approximately 350 student artworks from every elementary and middle school in the school system. The exhibit runs Wednesday, March 13, through Tuesday, March 26th and there is a reception on March 24th from 1 PM – 3 PM. MORE

Harlem Globetrotters
March 13 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Harford Community College – APGFCU Arena

The Original Harlem Globetrotters are known for their amazing feats of basketball, humor, and acts of goodwill on and off the court. And they have always been about their fans, but this year, everything they do will bring fans closer to the action more than ever before. Join them as they celebrate their fans during their all-new Fan Powered World Tour! The Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Parent’s Night Out
March 15 | 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM | My Gym – Timonium

This is a date night made for kids! My Gym invites parents to drop off their little ones for an evening of activity and fun! Including laughter, games, activities, music, and dinner! MORE

Zoo Bloom
March 16 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Maryland Zoo

Spring is almost here! It’s time to escape hibernation and head to the Maryland Zoo for their first big event of the new Zoo season. Join them Saturday, March 16th from 10am – 4pm for Zoo Bloom featuring Farm Day. Welcome Spring (and hopefully warmer weather) with special activities and treats for you and the animals, as well as learning about the animals that live on farms. All activities are included with Zoo admission! MORE

10th Annual B’More Healthy Expo
March 16 | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM | Baltimore Convention Center

The B’More Healthy Expo offers something for every age and interest. Families will be entertained and engaged with a variety of health and wellness exhibits and activities. Best of all, The B’More Healthy Expo will connect attendees with community resources to help them reach their health and wellness goals! MORE

Creamery Open House & Tour
March 16 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Prigel Family Creamery

Prigel Family Creamery is opening up the doors of their creamery and processing plant and inviting you all to see what they do! Learn step by step how Ice Cream is made and how the farm works from the grass to your table. Finish up your tour with an ice cream flight and for an additional cost – make your own pint of ice cream! MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Family Festival
March 16 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Savage Mill

Free Live Music, Art Classes & Crafts, Face Painting, Treats, and Much More! Enjoy a Shamrock Scavenger Hunt with Prizes ($5 per family, CASH ONLY on the Day of the Event)! 100% of the Scavenger Hunt Proceeds will Benefit St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital! MORE

Luck O’the Ridge
March 16 and March 17 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Are you feeling lucky? Join a naturalist on a “green” scavenger hunt and find your pot of gold! Children 12 and under, Advance Registration Required. MORE

Luck of the Irish Cupcakes
March 16 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Charm City Cakes

Learn how to decorate! Participants will each receive 4 cupcakes, and learn how to cut, and prepare fondant to create their own Luck of the Irish designs. All Ages! MORE

Peg + Cat LIVE!
March 16 | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Amoss Center at Harford Community College

Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids show, this totally awesome musical features wild comedy, countless favorite songs from the show, and Peg’s super coolest pal Ramone! When Peg’s Mom asks Peg and Cat to mail some really important letters they come face to face with a really big dog. Really Big Problem! To solve it, they’ll need math—bar graphs, size comparison, position words, fair sharing, and a whole lot of counting. MORE

Fairy & Gnome Tea Party
March 17 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Robinson Nature Center

Join the Fairy & Gnome Tea Party! Learn about the plants and animals in the woodland fairies’ kingdom. Your little one dons a pair of fairy wings or a gnome hat and embarks on a search for fairies and gnomes through the nature center. Then, meet, sing and play with a fairy and gnome from the Drama Learning Center! Afterward, sit and savor a full tea service by Sweet Simplici-Tea tea room. MORE

Wizard of Oz (Children’s Film Series)
March 17 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Cultural Center at The Havre de Grace Opera House

If your kids have only seen this film on the TV screen, treat them to the full film experience. Come in costume! Make a mask! Get a medal! Bulle Rock Family Group will host activities. Hot Chocolate and snacks available. Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas. MORE

St. Pattys Day Cake Workshop
March 17 | 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM | Bill Bateman’s Rosedale

Join SugarDoh on St. Patrick’s Day! You will learn buttercream & fondant (aka: sugardoh) from Amy Eagan, former owner of Cakes 2-A-T. Your ticket includes instruction and materials only. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! You don’t need to bring anything but you will leave with a fabulous cake you can brag about to your family & friends! Under 13 requires adult supervision per cake. MORE

First Day of Spring at Rita’s
March 20 | All Day | Rita’s Italian Ice Locations

Every year Rita’s Italian Ice celebrates the first day of spring by giving away free Italian Ice. That’s right, for over 20 years they’ve treated each and every guest to a free Italian Ice. It’s a Rita’s Tradition. Just their way of kicking off the season—and spreading a little happiness. MORE

2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival
March 20 – April 14 | All Day | Washington, DC

Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. MORE

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 21- May 19 | Times Vary | Toby’s Dinner Theatre

From the Academy Award-winning team of Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz comes a stunning retelling of Victor Hugo’s epic story of love, acceptance and what it means to be a hero. As the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth-century Paris, Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer, longs to be “Out There,” celebrating the “Feast of Fools.” A sweeping score with songs from the Disney animated feature and powerful story make The Hunchback of Notre Dame an instant classic. You will be swept away by the magic of this truly unforgettable musical. MORE

Paw Patrol Theme Party
March 22 | 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM and 6:00 PM – 7:15 PM | My Gym – Timonium

Calling all pups…it’s time to PAW-TY! Children are invited to the My Gym Lookout for a night of Paw Patrol themed games, relays, activities and pup-approved snacks. MORE

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert
March 22, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM | March 24, 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

CineConcerts presents Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ like it’s never been seen before. Let the wizarding world enchant you all over again as the film is projected onto a giant screen and a live symphonic orchestra performs the score. Laugh, cry, and cheer at your favorite scenes in this once-in-a-lifetime event. MORE

Big Apple Circus
Through March 24 | Times Vary | National Harbor

Join the Big Apple Circus at National Harbor! Each performance promises an action-packed show, filled with thrills, laughs, and a lifetime of memories. MORE

Storytime Brunch at Mt. Washington Tavern
March 24 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Mt. Washington Tavern

Through Broccoli Forest, past Orange Juice Fountain, they climbed to the top of Potato Mash Mountain… What happens when Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast battle for the last drop of syrup? A breakfast adventure! Join (cool) progeny at Mt. Washington Tavern for a delicious family-friendly brunch including a live performance reading of Josh Funk’s foodie fable Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast, crafts, food fun (hello, waffle topping station!), face painting, and more! MORE

Afro Punk Ballet
March 28 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | WTMD

WTMD is thrilled to host Act 1 of “Afro Punk Ballet,” one of the most unique and exciting performances to emerge from Baltimore’s award-winning music and theater scenes. Conceived by the Baltimore arts collective Afro House, “Afro Punk Ballet” has been earning rave reviews in Baltimore. Afro Punk Ballet is an Afrofuturistic opera-ballet. MORE

Maryland Day Weekend
March 29, 30, 31 | 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM | Historic London Town & Gardens

Celebrate Maryland history and heritage with only $1 admission all weekend! Special activities include costumed interpreters representing a century of early Maryland History and opportunities for visitors to try their hand at making rope and chopping wood. Kids can even dress up in colonial-style clothing during their visit! MORE

Science Heroes Night! A (cool) progeny Event
March 29 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | St. James Academy

What do the Wright Brothers, James Watt, and Hedy Lamarr all have in common? They’re all science heroes! Join (cool) progeny at St. James Academy for a family date night that’s all about science, science leaders, and hands-on fun. (You won’t even have to worry about dinner because we’ll have pizza!) Launch paper rockets, explore constellations, design binary code bracelets, investigate different science heroes, tackle a boat challenge, and more!  We’ll even look at the states of matter as we make root beer floats! The evening will be mc’d by Professor Mike from Professor Mike’s Science and Magic Show. MORE

7th Annual Wockenfuss Factory Tour
March 30 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Wockenfuss Factory

Join in the fun and tour the Wockenfuss candy factory. They will be giving away samples and raffling off candy. Tours will run continually throughout the day. Bring the entire family! MORE

Music Box: Alphabet Soup
March 30 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

A, B, C, D, E, F, G….learn and sing and play — yippee! Join the BSO for a fun exploration of the building blocks of reading and writing through music. Give your budding music lover the chance to explore music through this highly engaging and interactive performance. The half-hour lobby concert features the musical talents of a small ensemble of musicians of the BSO performing classical and children’s songs to develop musicality, creativity, coordination and literacy. MORE

The BIG Baltimore Kite Fest!
March 30 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Patterson Park

Creative Alliance & The Friends of Patterson Park present The Big Baltimore Kite Fest! Blowing into Patterson Park for the first time this spring, The Big Baltimore Kite Festival fills the sky with vibrant colors and celebrates the broad spectrum of cultures that make up East Baltimore! Gather near the Pagoda to make your own kite, listen to breezy music, participate in the “Will It Fly” competition, and enjoy a day outside in the beautiful park! MORE

Peace Pom Children’s Event
March 30 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Love Evolution

Join Author Mark Gruber- Lebowitz and Illustrator Sheldon Gruber-Lebowitz as they present Peace Pom, Ronan Makes a Difference.  To prepare minds and bodies for this event Ms. Erin of Mama Bear Yoga will be leading a half hour yoga session.  Then Mr. Mark and Mr. Sheldon will do a reading of their book followed by a mindfulness exercise. To bring things to a close, attendees will do a craft and the pair will sign copies of their book over at Caprichos Books! They have limited space for this special free session so registration is required.  MORE

The Torrey Smith Family Fund Charity Basketball Game
March 30 | 3:00 PM – 5:30 PM | Royal Farms Arena

Join Torrey along with his current and former teammates and local celebrities as they test their skills on the basketball court, all in the name of charity. Royal Farms Arena is hosting Smith’s 6th Annual Charitable Basketball game. While the main event is the game, there will be giveaways, live entertainment during halftime, and fun for the entire family throughout. All proceeds will benefit the Torrey Smith Family Fund. MORE

Just for Parents…

Logan Visionary Conference 2019: The Art of Parenting
March 24 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | American Visionary Art Museum

In complement to the American Visionary Art Museum’s thematic mega-exhibition,”PARENTING: An Art Without A Manual,” the museum presents its annual, free-to-all conference. With generous underwriting by the Chicago-based Reva and David Logan Foundation, participants can hear and ask questions from a world-class array of inspirational expert presenters and scientific researchers in the field of family wellbeing, child trauma, and positive parent and child attachment. MORE

 

DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns, food preferences of toddlers, and moods of tweens/teens!). Please check the specific event website for advanced registration requirements, time changes, rain/snow dates, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.