Drive-thru safaris, virtual superhero fun, mom and me succulent planters, and more. Check out our round-up of weekend fun for families — social distance edition.

(Social Distance) Weekend Fun for Families, June 12-14

Virtual Animal Chat & Craft with Echoes of Nature
Friday, June 12 | 10 AM – 10:30 AM
Virtual Event with Chesapeake Arts Center

Join Chesapeake Arts Center and friends from Echoes of Nature for a fun and interactive animal chat and craft on CAC Facebook Live! Get a up close view of their ferret and birds of prey animal ambassadors, and enjoy a Animals of Nobility craft. For this activity you will need: crayons/markers/coloring pencils/etc this printable or cardstock/paper/cereal box cardboard scissors, and collage material (stickers, sparkly gems, etc). MORE

Free Family Yoga Game Night & Dance Party!
Friday, June 12 | 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Virtual Event with Blooming Breath Yoga

Blooming Breath Yoga is hosting a FREE FAMILY FUN night full of yoga games and an epic dance party and we’d love for you to join us! This event will be hosted via ZOOM so space is limited. Reserve your spot ASAP and don’t forget to add your email address to the ticket questionnaire so that they can send the Zoom link and additional event details to you the day before the event. MORE

Josh Lovelace of NeedToBreathe Saturday Morning Tunes Livestream
Saturday, June 13 | 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. Josh Lovelace, a member of the Grammy-nominated band NEEDTOBREATHE, took his first step into the family music scene with the album “Young Folk:” in 2017 after a life-long appreciation of children’s music. Now, a few more years into parenthood, he released his second kindie album, “Growing Up.” MORE

Drive Thur Safari with Eco Adventures
Saturday, June 13 | 10:00 AM – 12 PM
Eco Adventures

Have the quarantine blues? Grab your family, hop in your car and head on over to Eco Adventures for a drive-through live animal safari! Meet their amazing animal ambassadors LIVE through the comfort and safety of your vehicles – alligators, snakes, armadillo, Chameleons, hedgehogs, and more! $10 donation per vehicle is appreciated, going towards the care of our animals. **Must be wearing a face mask in order to touch any animals** MORE

Kerplunk Live! Free Family Art Tune-In Workshop
Saturday, June 13 | 11 AM – 12 PM
Virtual Event with Creative Alliance

Tune-In every Saturday from 11AM to NOON for FREE art-making workshops that the whole family can enjoy right on Facebook Live. No registration required! MORE

Flag Day Celebration
Saturday, June 13 | 11 AM – 3 PM
Virtual Event with Ann Arrundell County Historical Society

Join Ann Arrundell County Historical Society VIRTUALLY for a Flag Day celebration at the Benson-Hammond House. Wear your red, white, and blue as you watch on-line via Facebook! They will be doing LIVE videos off and on between 11 am until 3 pm. MORE

Superhero Science Online!
Saturday, June 13 | 12 PM – 4 PM
Virtual Event with Maryland Science Center

Transform into a superhero at Superhero Science Online! Learn how to embrace science as your super power as The Maryland Science Center (MSC) bring activities all day long through at-home activities, live stream and videos. Join MSC on their Facebook page on Saturday, June 13 from noon to 4:00pm. Spend the whole day learning about the science behind superhero powers with activities you can do right at home and online demonstrations and challenges! MORE

Serene Lavender Farm Open House
Saturday, June 13 | 1 PM – 6 PM
Serene Lavender Farm

Serene Lavender Farm’s open house is an outdoor event for all ages! Come and tour their farm, with over 1000 plants in 10 different plots and 12 varieties of both English and French lavender. You can explore the 1-acre farm on your own and then shop at our gift market for unique, hand-made culinary, decor, and body products. They have *four* entrance / exit times available *each* day. Tickets must be purchased in advance. MORE

Not My Idea: A Storytime About Whiteness and Racial Justice
Saturday, June 13 | 1 PM- 1:30 PM
Virtual Event with Boston Children’s Library

How do we talk to kids about white racial identity and white privilege? Join white children’s librarian Celeste Bocchicchio-Chaudhri for a live read-aloud of Anastasia Higgenbotham’s book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness, published by Dottir Press. MORE

The Art in eARTh: Nature Prints, Paintings and Processes
Saturday, June 13 | 2 PM – 2:30 PM
Virtual Event with Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Robinson Nature Center

Join Beth Yashnyk, Port Discovery’s Visual Art Specialist, for a 30-minute online, print-making workshop to explore the way in which natural elements can be used to create different forms of art. Prior to the program, take a stroll with your child/children in the great outdoors and collect leaves, flowers bark and rocks for use in your artwork. The day of the program, gather your materials, any kind of paint and paper you have available and find a space where you can get creative! Families will participate in experimental printmaking and painting projects, exploring the many qualities that make natural materials the perfect tools for creating works of art. MORE

Kayak Nature Tour
Sunday, June 14 | 9 AM – 12 PM, 1 PM –  4 PM
Terrapin Adventures

Paddle your way through the Patuxent River with Terrapin Adventures’ experienced and entertaining guides! There’s no better way to spend a hot summer day, than on the water. MORE

Bake Sale for Black Lives Matter
Sunday, June 14 | 1 PM – 4 PM
Peabody Heights Brewery

A bake sale to help raise funds for two Baltimore organizations supporting Black Lives Matter. Charm City Night Market is partnering with Peabody Heights Brewery along with local chefs, restaurants and producers to raise money for two local Black Lives Matter organizations. They are hosting a Bake Sale at Peabody Heights to benefit the Black Yield Institute and the Baltimore Action Legal Team . Led by Chef Cai Lindeman of Noona’s , there will be a variety of baked goods and sundries available for sale on Sunday, June 14th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. MORE

Mommy & Me Succulent Planters
Sunday, June 14 | 2 PM – 3:30 PM
The Farmyard

Because everyone could use some more quality time with their “Mini-Me!” Make memories, enjoy and let the team at The Farmyard handle the mess. Call 443-895-0900 or stop in to reserve your space. Please bring a mask. We will be following social distancing recommendations. MORE

Celebrating Immigration
Sunday, June 14 | 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM
Virtual Event with Jewish Museum of Maryland

Honor and learn about refugees and immigrants ahead of World Refugee Day 2020. Through world music, story time, and other activities, the Jewish Museum of Maryland will celebrate the traditions and contributions of the refugees and immigrants who have made the United States their home! This program is best suited to children ages 3 to 8. MORE

Sushi Party!
Sunday, June 14 | 5 PM
Virtual Event with Seven Seas Seafood (with kit pick-up)

The DIY Sushi Kit brings the fresh sushi experience to your door steps. The kit includes fresh sushi ingredients and materials you will need to create three fresh roles. You will learn from one of Seven Seas Sushi’s famous chefs on how to create your masterpieces. They hope to bring a wave of joy to all sushi lovers! The DIY Kit makes 3 rolls. MORE