Take a cooking class with Chef Egg, build with (cool) progeny during our VIRTUAL play date with Snapology, celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s birthday, rock out with Joannie Leads… there are lots of fun things to do with kids at home this weekend!

10 Things To Do with Kids at Home This Weekend, April 24-27

Cooking Class with Chef Egg
Friday April 24 | Live Stream at 11 AM

The next Chef Egg Live: Cooking w/ STEAM Power online cooking class will be on Friday 11am. We will be making “Empty the Fridge Fred Rice.” Check out his Facebook post to get the list of ingredients needed as a base and anything else you want to throw in. *Pro Tip: cook and cool the rice the night before for best results. Free for everyone! MORE

Family Fitness class with Nanny McFit
Friday April 24 | 1 PM – 1:30 PM

Let’s Zoom with Ms. Lauren at the Virtual J! Join downtown’s infamous Nanny McFit for this dance/HIIT inspired fitness class designed for parents and kids. Nanny McFit’s fitness-based class creatively combines an important fitness and social skill, helping children to feel physically and mentally powerful, becoming conFITdent as ever! Powerful kids make powerful change! Ages +2. MORE

Celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th Birthday
Friday, April 24

Check out the 30th anniversary image release that commemorates the Hubble Space Telescope’s 30 years of unlocking the beauty and mystery of space! Wish Hubble a happy birthday by creating an artistic version of your favorite Hubble image and posting a birthday card for our amazing telescope! Display your creation on a window for your neighbors to enjoy. MORE

2020 City Nature Challenge
Friday, April 24 – Monday, April 27 

In partnership with the National Aquarium and organizations around the Baltimore Metropolitan Area, join the City Nature Challenge this Friday, April 24 through Monday, April 27! All you will need to do is head outside during the event, find wildlife (plant or animal), and upload your observations to iNaturalist! This event is organized on a global scale by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the California Academy of Sciences. MORE

WTMD’s Saturday Morning Tunes Livestream with Joanie Leeds
Saturday April 25 | 10 AM

WTMD is excited to welcome Joanie back for a Saturday Morning Tunes Livestream at 10 a.m. April 25 on WTMD’s Facebook page. Earlier this month, Joanie released her new album “All the Ladies,” which focuses on female empowerment, gender equality and breaking glass ceilings. The inspiration for Joanie’s 9th children’s album came from her life as an outspoken artist and as a single mother raising a daughter. Sponsored in part by Garrison Forest School, Race Pace Bicycles, The Music Space, Kennedy Krieger Institute and (cool) progeny. MORE

Virtual Interactive Field Trip to Forage with a Chef
Saturday, April 25 | 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Join InVentures for a forage field trip! Participants will work with well known chef, Ben Lambert of District Winery to learn about foraging opportunities in different regions, different types of edible plants that can be foraged for, how to identify plants that are safe to forage for, and MORE!  This virtual friend trip will focus on hunting for Morel Mushrooms. They will post worksheets for grade levels from Pre-K-6th Grade before the event. Later this week, they will be hosting a parent & child cooking class with Chef Lambert, too.  MORE

Live Virtual Tours of The Edgar Allan Poe House
Saturday April 25 | 3 PM and 6 PM
$0 – $5

The historic Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum in Baltimore is currently closed to the public, but that doesn’t mean Poe’s chamber door is closed to you online. Join them for a LIVE virtual tour led by a real museum guide who will share the history of Edgar Allan Poe’s life in Baltimore, explore the poet’s mysterious death in the city in 1849, and learn about the poems and short stories Poe wrote while residing at Poe House. Each live session has limited seats to encourage interactive discussion and personalize the session for the group so be sure to sign up in advance! All tours are operating on a pay-only-what-you-can basis and all proceeds benefit the house and museum. MORE

Building Adventures at Snapology of Towson

(cool) progeny Virtual Playdate! Building Adventures with Snapology of Towson- Perry Hall
Sunday April 26 | 2 PM
$$ – $5/Member Family and $10/Non-Member Family.

Put your family’s creativity to the test! When you enter our virtual classroom, you won’t know what you are going to build and neither will we! Inspired by the new LEGO® Masters show, a challenge will be selected at random and you will work with your team to design the solution. Will you build a skyscraper, a bridge, a water park, or maybe a maze? We can’t wait to see what you will create! You will need at least 2 members on your team. Space is limited and passes MUST be purchased in advance. MORE

Make a Sock Monkey Puppy With AVAM!
Ongoing

Check out this fun tutorial American Visionary Art Museum on how to make a Sock Monkey! Video and instructions can be found on their website and while you are at it, check out all the other fun they have to offer. MORE

Tea Time with Emma’s TeaGo Menu!
Ongoing

Emma’s Tea Spot is always the perfect place for a delicious bite or a lovely cup of tea! Did you know that they are offering curbside pick up with their TeaGo Menus? Check out their Curbside menus on either facebook or Instagram and give them a call to place your order. They also have fresh veggies, fruits, and other goodies that can be ordered for pickup. MORE