National Donut Day, story times, virtual music performances, and more! Here’s our round-up of weekend fun for families (with proper social distancing, of course).

Weekend Fun for Families: June 5-7

Celebrate National Donut Day!
June 5 | All Day

Friday is National Donut Day! Here’s how to celebrate accordingly:

Lift Every Voice Virtual Book Club: Joyce Hesselberth
Friday, June 5 | 10 AM – 10:30 AM
Virtual Event with The Ivy Bookshop

The Ivy is pleased to welcome local author/illustrator Joyce Hesselberth, who will read her new picture book, Pitter Pattern. This gorgeously illustrated book from the creator of the acclaimed Mapping Sam, expertly introduces readers to basic patterns in nature, music, sports, art, language, and math. MORE

Museum Virtual Tours
June 5 | 1 PM – 2 PM
Virtual Event with The Baltimore Museum of Industry

Explore the BMI as you’ve never seen it before — through a live, interactive, virtual tour led by a museum educator over Zoom. Donations encouraged. Advanced registration required. MORE

WTMD Saturday Morning Tunes Livestream with Mr. Root
June 6 | 9 AM – 9:30 AM
Virtual Event with WTMD

Saturday Morning Tunes Livestream Concerts bring stars of the kids music scene to your smartphone, laptop and TV Saturdays at 9 a.m. on the WTMD Facebook Page. They’re free, and sure to get your little ones dancing. This Saturday features one-half of the incredible beatboxing and hip-hop for kids group Baby Beats, Jamaal (Mr. Root) Collier! He and his various bands have performed at several Saturday Morning Tunes shows, including the Schoolhouse Rock tribute and the “Moana” and “Lion King” Movie Soundtrack Shows. He’s a Young Audiences teaching artist and a father. MORE

Online Family Jam: Discover Cello with Wytold
June 6 | 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Virtual Event with Strathmore

Saturday Family Jam Sessions are now online! Junior music aficionados spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation. This year, families go on a musical adventure as expert artists guide them through Brazilian music, Blues, Celtic, Swing and Bucket Drumming. Join six-string electric cellist and composer Wytold as he explores how lessons from strings, math, and science classes inspired him to create new music with electronics and improv on Facebook Live! MORE

Madeline Reads Madeline
June 6 | 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Virtual Event with Western Allegheny Community Library

Madeline visits from Paris, France to read her story on Facebook Live! Draw or build something inspired by the story and share in the comments section for the chance to win a Summer Reading raffle ticket. For children of all ages. No registration required. MORE

Stand Up! A Black Lives Matter Story Time
June 6 | 11 AM – 11:30 AM
Virtual Event with The Baltimore County Public Library

Join Baltimore County Public Library live on Zoom as we share anti-racism stories and uplifting protest songs in support of Black Lives Matter. Get ideas for standing up and making your own voice heard. MORE

Drive-Thru Strawberry Extravaganza
June 6 | 12 PM – 5 PM
Jones Family Farm

The ultimate strawberry experience! Enjoy all things strawberry from the comfort of your own vehicle. Pre-pay for the experience online! There will be an option to add other items once you arrive as well. MORE

Embrace Race Book Drive
June 6 | 12 PM – 1 PM
Crossfit ReVamped

Crossfit ReVamped is running an anti-racist activism book drive. What does this mean? They are collecting children’s books for children ages 5-11 that teach younger generations about race and racism. They will be donating them to a local elementary school of your choice. Read more on their Facebook page. MORE

Free Live Chat with the Little Mermaid
June 6 | 3 PM – 4 PM
Virtual Event with Falling Star Parties

Join Falling Star Parties on their Facebook page for a live event! Enjoy a story, songs, and a virtual game that you can play with the Princess right from the comfort of your home. MORE

Virtual Steamin’ Day
June 6 | 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Virtual Event with Marshall Steam Museum

Join Marshall Steam Museum all day online on their website and Facebook page for a full schedule of activities, videos, children’s programming, and more! Virtually climb into an antique automobile, board one of the trains, and experience what it was like to travel at the turn of the 20th century. The event is free but they are seeking donations to support their mission. MORE

Kids ‘n’ Kaboodle Online Event
June 7 | 2 PM – 4 PM
Virtual Event with Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Join Chesapeake Children’s Museum on June 7th from 2-4 pm for the 19th Annual Kids ‘n’ Kaboodle, a FREE Stay-at-Home Virtual Event! This year’s event will be a virtual festival of music, crafts, and special guests. Performances by: Guavajelly, Frolic the Fox, Kidsinger Jim, and Mr. Derby Nursery Jams Live. MORE

Virtual Drag Queen Story Hour with Jewish Museum of Maryland
June 7 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Virtual Event with Jewish Museum of Maryland

Listen to stories, sing songs, and join in activities that celebrate acceptance and inclusivity. This program is open to all, and the activities are perfect for children ages 3-8. MORE