Things To Do with Kids in Baltimore | March 12-14


Leprechaun hunts, fairy tales in ice, pi(e) day festivities, and MORE! Here’s our weekend round-up of things to do with kids in Baltimore — in person and online!

Things To Do with Kids in Baltimore | March 12-14

VIRTUAL | Anti-Racism Story Time: Celebrate Women’s History Month
March 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Hosted by Baltimore County Public Library

Join Baltimore County Public Library for the first installment in our special two-part story time series to celebrate Women’s History Month. Stories, songs and activities that focus on women’s history and feminism as well as anti-racism themes are featured. Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Zoom link to the program 30 minutes before scheduled start. MORE

Catch a Leprechaun!
March 13 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Playroom Harford

Can you catch a Leprechaun? Children 4 years and older will create & decorate a trap to try and catch that pesky Leprechaun while younger children will decorate a wooden wreath that they can take home! All children will be able to search for gold in a rainbow Sensory Bin. Price includes play in The Playroom after the event. Call The Playroom to register! 443-640-6707. MORE

VIRTUAL | Youth Art Month Workshop featuring artist Kelsey Joyce
March 13 | 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Hosted by Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Embark on an exciting virtual journey through the world of art! Join professional teaching artist Kelsey Joyce for an online class focused on how to transform a couple of pieces of paper into a colorful jungle collage. Together kids will be working step by step to create artworks while learning fun facts about jungles from around the world. MORE

Leprechaun Quest at Holt Park
March 13 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Leprechauns have been causing mischief at Holt Park! Follow the clues around the park to discover hidden treasure. Self-guided hike takes about 30 minutes, come any time between 11 am and 4 pm. This program is for people of all ages. Price is by donation. Please pre-register for Holt events by emailing RMWeber@baltimorecountymd.gov at least 24 hours before the event. MORE

VIRTUAL | French/English Family Storytime
March 13 | 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hosted by Enoch Pratt Free Library

Join Enoch Pratt Library live for an interactive storytime with read-alouds, songs, movements, and games. Un moment de bonne humeur à partager ensemble live, avec histoires, chansonnettes, mouvements et jeux. For children under 12. Pour tout enfant de moins de 12 ans. Register to get the Zoom link. MORE

VIRTUAL | Pi(e) Day Online
March 13 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hosted by The Maryland Science Center

Celebrate the most mathematically delicious day of the year online! Pi(e) Day is a celebration of the mathematical constant Pi (∏), a number used to calculate the circumference of a circle, and also a celebration of the sweet, circular baked dessert! Circle up for a day of endless hands-on fun with the Maryland Science Center, online. Join them on Facebook, where activities will be posted according to a schedule. MORE

Pi(e) Day
March 13 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maryland Science Center

(Yes! Pi(e) day fun happens in person and online!) Celebrate the most mathematically delicious day of the year at the Maryland Science Center! Pi(e) Day is a celebration of the mathematical constant Pi (∏), a number used to calculate the circumference of a circle, and also a celebration of the sweet, circular baked dessert! Circle up for a well rounded day of endless fun. Get creative with circle art, launch pizza pie toppings with catapults, watch pie fall from the sky, and so much more. MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Snakes
March 13 | 10:00 am and at 1:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Legend has it that St. Patrick banished snakes from Ireland because they are evil. Discover just how important snakes are as Oregon Ridge Nature Center debunks this myth! Explore the life of the snakes that call Oregon Ridge home and meet some of their resident snakes! Adults and children 4+. $4 per person ($2 for ORNCC Members). MORE

Nature Journaling for Kids
March 13 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Get going with nature journaling! Naturalist-guided activities are designed to help kids engage with the outdoors in meaningful and memorable ways. No prior journaling skills required—tips on improving your drawing, writing and journal design are included. Basic materials provided or bring your own. Children ages 6-11, with adult. $3/person. MORE

St. Patrick’s Day Make & Take
March 13 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Snapology Discovery Center

Join Snapology for 2 hours of FUN, games, and make St. Patrick’s Day pot of gold from LEGO bricks to take home. MORE

Havre De Grace Ice Festival: “Fairy Tales & Fantasy!”
March 13 and 14 | Times Vary
Downtown Havre de Grace

The 2021 Havre de Grace Ice Festival will take place in beautiful downtown Havre de Grace. This year’s theme is “Fairy Tales & Fantasy!” From dragons to cartoon characters – from nursery rhymes to fairy tales – from Superheroes to Disney to Harry Potter and beyond, our ice sculptures bring imagination to life. You can even vote for your favorite. Everyone who votes also has a chance to win a prize! MORE

Nature Quest Hop Along
March 14 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Maryland Farm Park | Baltimore Ag Center

This is a “Drop in!” event, come anytime between 9 am and 1:00 pm. Color a pictures of Parker the frog and post it to social media to enter a contest for a monthly prize! Come to the Farm Park and hike the trails. All Ages are welcome. Register in advance. MORE

Leapin’ Along with Parker the Frog
March 14 | 10:00 am and at 1:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Leapin’ Along with Parker the Frog at Oregon Ridge Nature Center! Sunday, March 14; 10 – 11 a.m. or 1 – 2 p.m. Have you met Parker yet? Jump into the fun of this county-wide contest! Come meet some of Parker’s frog friends and create your own Parker before you hit the trails for an adventure in our own parkyard! FREE – All ages – Registration required. 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 or gather around the laptop to log on.

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Heather is editor-in-chief of (cool) progeny. When not scouting the best in everything kid and family, you'll probably find her running The Weisse Group or adventuring around town with her kids and husband Patrick. Can be won over with a good glass of wine or something homemade. Addicted to Pinterest. A two-cups-of-coffee-a-day kinda gal. Only pretends to know what she's doing with her SLR, even though she's got a fantastic lens on it.Thankful it does most of the work for her. Navigating the world of special needs parenting. Trying to pay it forward one day at a time. #littlelionchallenge

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