Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore, November 6-8

Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore

Ravens Drive-In Watch Party, Roland Park Art Walk, Virtual American Indian Festival, and MORE! Here are our favorite ideas for keeping the whole family busy this weekend! Check out this week’s “Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore!”

Did you see that we’re hosting a virtual Pete-the-Cat themed morning with Friends School of Baltimore on November 21? It’s going to be groovy! Register now and have your play date kit mailed to you! 

Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore, November 6-8

VIRTUAL | American Indian Festival
Friday, November 6 | 1 PM – 4 PM
Hosted by Prince George’s County Department of Recreation and Parks

The American Indian Festival is VIRTUAL this year. Discover the rich and diverse culture of Native American Indians at this year’s virtual festival. Join us with your phone, tablet, or computer for engaging experiences featuring guest historians, musicians, artists, and storytellers. MORE

VIRTUAL | Birds: The Modern Dinosaur
Friday, November 6 | 3 PM – 3:45 PM
Hosted by Locust Grove Nature Center

How could a tiny songbird, be descendant from a large dinosaur? Join Locust Grove Nature Center and learn how the birds we see in our day to day lives, is actually descended from dinosaurs. This will be a virtual program- please preregister to receive the link to join the program. MORE

My Gym Community Class
Friday, November 6 | 3 PM – 3:45 PM
Enoch Pratt Free Library – Northwood Branch (+ Live Streaming via Facebook)

My Gym Children’s Fitness Center will hold a fun-filled outside class in the grassy area. This outdoor setting will enable children to move and have fun while keeping distancing requirements in place. Parents will need to be present to help their children. Please bring: two towels, a plastic bowl, and your enthusiasm for fun! To allow for social distancing, this program is limited to 10 participants and registration is required. To register, call the Northwood Library at (443) 984-3912. This program will be livestreamed to our Facebook page and a recording will be saved for on-demand viewing. MORE

VIRTUAL | FREE Virtual Music & Play Classes
Saturday, November 7 | 10 AM – 11 AM
Hosted by Children’s Chorus of Maryland

The Children’s Chorus of Maryland is kicking off it’s second six-week fall session of “Crickets” on Saturday morning! This fun, play-based music and movement class is designed for for boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Try out the first class without committing! Trained teachers engage the body and the mind in joyful music-making through musical games and movement. Offered by Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM), Crickets gently encourages young children to explore the voice as their first true instrument. MORE

Pumpkin Chucking Weekend at Clark’s Elioak Farm
Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 | 10 AM – 5 PM
Clark’s Elioak Farm

Clark’s Elioak Farm has a special catapult that will launch your pumpkin across the farm. Bring your own pumpkin and see how far it will go! It’s a family tradition. Take one last visit with your favorite animals, one more pony ride and enjoy the Fall scenery on one of their rides before the end of the season. This is a really fun weekend at the farm. Watch the pumpkins go splat! MORE

Free Family MakerSpace Workshop: Thankful Rocks
Saturday, November 7 | 10 AM – 12 PM
Chesapeake Arts Center

Chesapeake Arts Center’s popular Free Family MakerSpace Workshops are back this fall with even more opportunities to get creative as a family. This week they are making Thankful Rocks to spread a little kindness and gratitude in our community! This workshop will be held in the new CAC STEAM Lab. All ages are welcome, but caregivers must be present. Pre-registration through the CAC website is required and space is limited. MORE

VIRTUAL | Natural History at Home, Dinosaur Drawings
Saturday, November 7 | 11 AM – 11:45 AM
Hosted by The Smithsonian Natural History Museum

The exploration of natural history doesn’t have to just happen at the museum – it can happen in your home too! Join museum educators from the Natural History Museum as they walk your family through science skill-building activities and ways to explore the natural world and collections. Follow along with two of the world’s top paleoartists, Bob Walters and Tess Kissinger, as they teach you how to sketch your own dinosaur drawings! As you sketch, they will talk about how they use scientific evidence to create their art, and afterwards, they will answer any questions you may have about dinosaurs and paleoart. MORE

Paint on the Farm!
Saturday, November 7 | 11 AM – 12 PM
Three Oaks Farm Alpacas

Three Oaks Farm has a fun-filled hour and a half planned for you on the farm! Enjoy an interactive farm tour and create a work of art to take home! This event is rain or shine. Due to COVID, there will only be ten people attending this event. All ages! MORE

Happy Birthday, Benjamin Banneker!
Saturday, November 7 | 12 PM – 3 PM
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Happy 289th Birthday, Mr. Banneker! Bring the whole family and visit Mr. Banneker’s farmstead as we honor his life. He was a brilliant, self-taught scientist: ponder over 18th century science exhibits and reflect on his life and accomplishments. MORE

Roland Park Art Walk
Saturday, November 7 | 12 PM – 4 PM
Roland Park

Take a stroll around Roland Park and see what residents have created during the pandemic! Resident artists of all ages will display their work outside in front of their homes. Find the interactive art walk map here. Live in Roland Park? Email the Art Walk creators before 11 PM on Friday, November 6th to put your address on the Art Walk Map! The event is organizes by Roland Park resident Sara Meadows Shawe, and a Roland Park business owner, Genie Arnot, owner of Social Studio. MORE

Saturday, November 7 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Hosted by Port Discovery Children’s Museum and Robinson Nature Center

Join staff from Port Discovery Children’s Museum online to examine our world through the arts during the fall series of programs “The ART in eARTh”. Use natural objects to create jewelry and unique works of art, create your own web and discover the movements of birds through these fun, interactive programs. Supported by the Howard County Council on the Arts. Designed for ages 3-10. *Participation is free, but you must register. MORE

Ravens Drive-In Watch Party
Sunday, November 8 | 11:30 AM – 3 PM
Canton Waterfront Park

Football season is here! Baltimore Rec and Parks is bringing Ravens fans to Caton Waterfront Park to enjoy live games for free from the safety of their vehicle or a social distance circle (for up to six people in a household). The games begin at 1PM. Fans are welcome to join us starting at 11:30AM to watch the pre-show. This event is free and family-friendly. Registration is encouraged as space is limited. MORE

PJ on the Town: Maryland Zoo
Sunday, November 8 | 2 PM – 3 PM
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Visit your favorite animals at the Maryland Zoo while learning about their connection to the Torah. Enjoy a Kosher, nut-free snack and activities for the whole family! $12/person for non-members and free for members. Registration closes on November 6. MORE

VIRTUAL | Zoo Zoom: Home Habitat 8K
Now Through November 23, 2020
Hosted by The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

During this year’s Zoo Zoom fund”racer” event, The Maryland Zoo is encouraging you to get outside and discover the wonders of your home habitat! Choose from the 8K race or the Kid’s Fun Run and run wild at home at your own pace. Your registration includes a themed hoodie and an admission ticket to the Zoo—PLUS, all proceeds support the animals you love and their conservation mission! Zoo Members save $5 on all registrations. Registration closes on November 12. MORE


DISCLAIMER: Hey Parents, as we well know, things change day to day… and even hour to hour (think newborn sleeping patterns or the food preferences of toddlers… even before the times of COVID). Please check the specific event website for time changes, rain dates, COVID policies, and event cancellations before you pack up the whole crew.

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