Rainbow bagels, veggie art, stand-up paddle boarding, and more! Here are our favorite ways to keep the kiddos busy this weekend in and around Baltimore.

Weekend Fun for Kids in Baltimore! June 25-27

Order Rainbow Bagels from THB!

This is the last weekend to order rainbow bagels from THB Bagelry and Deli. They’re available Friday-Sunday and a portion of sales will be donated to the PRIDE Center of Maryland. Bagels can be ordered in advance and picked up from your closest THB location! MORE

Take a Wagon Ride at Purple Rain Lavender Farm
Friday, June 25 – Sunday, June 27 | 12 PM – 4 PM
Purple Rain Lavender Farm

Head to Purple Rain Lavender Farm in Churchville for a a wagon ride to the field, shopping, lavender sweets and treats, and great fun with beautiful scenery. Buy your tickets in advance. Tickets will also be available at the entrance. Weather dependent but if it rains tickets can be used on a different date. MORE

Design Paper Plate Veggies at Maryland Farm Park
Friday, June 25 | 1 PM – 2 PM
Maryland Farm Park/Baltimore Ag Center

Join friends at the Baltimore Ag Center/Maryland Farm Park for a fun summer craft! Kids of all ages are welcome! Registration is required. Email baltcoagcenter@baltimorecountymd.gov. This week, they’re making a paper plate veggie garden. Cost $5. MORE

Have a Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-A
Friday, June 25 | 5 PM – 7:30 PM
Joppa Road Chick-Fil-A in Parkville

Friday, June 25th, Chick-fil-A on Joppa Road in Parkville will be hosting Daddy Daughter Date Night with a Teddy Bear picnic theme! Enjoy dinner, crafts, giveaways, and more! Make sure to bring your teddy bear too! This event is by reservation only and limited seating is available so please text us at 410-428-8366 with your name and the number of daughters you will be bringing to request a reservation. There will be a 5:00pm-6:00pm seating and a 6:30pm-7:30pm seating. MORE

Dance at Feet on the Street
Friday, June 25 | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Downtown Towson

Head to The Historic Courthouse Plaza and experience great weather, great music, and a great community. Dance to the music of the Sagamore Band in front of the Towson Court House. Music starts at 6:00 PM. Feet on the Street also features a bar with a variety of beers, wine, and cocktails. Bring your friends and family for a fabulous Friday night! MORE

Go on a Fire & Ice Night Hike
Friday, June 25 | 8 PM – 9:30 PM
Willow Grove Nature Center at Cromwell Valley Park

For ages 8+! Fireflies are a natural joy of summer. Learn about fireflies and their flash patterns before searching and recording them in the park. The fun doesn’t end here – return to the Willow Grove Nature Center to enjoy an ice cream sandwich and share citizen scientist discoveries. Both adults and children must register for this event. Limited to 20. MORE

Help Clean-Up Holt Park
Saturday, June 26 | 9 AM – 11 AM
Holt Park and Center for the Arts

Looking to do a little good as a family? Head to Holt Park and help them with gardening and light trail maintenance. Please bring gloves and a water bottle. Pre-registration encouraged but not required. (Free, all ages) MORE

Paint and Play at Social Studio
Saturday, June 26 | 10 AM – 11:30 AM
Social Studio (Roland Park)

Join in the fun for an hour and a half of summer “Paint & Play” activities both outside (whether permitting) and in the studio. Classes are drop-off only! Come once or sign-up for all of the summer sessions. Masks a must! Ages 4-7. MORE

Join Park School for Hands On, Boots On, Masks On!
Saturday, June 26 | 10 AM – 11:30 AM
The Park School of Baltimore

Join the Park School faculty for CLAY WORK, GARDEN TIME, a NATURE WALK, and a STORY. Get to know our teachers, explore the 100-acre campus, and experience Park’s distinctive approach to Pre-Kindergarten education! MORE

Celebrate Lavender Fields Opening at C. N. Flower & Grain Farm
Saturday, June 26, 10 AM – 8 PM | Sunday, June 27, 11:30 AM – 8 PM
C. N. Flower & Grain Farm

Enjoy over an acre of lavender fields a C. N. Flower & Grain Farm in White Hall. On Saturday, order food from Old McDonald Had a Food Truck and Inverness Brewing. Pick and Cut lavender flowers, walk along the wild flower trail and enjoy assorted lavender products for sale! $5/adult. Kids are free! MORE

Try Stand-Up Paddleboarding on a Family Paddle
Saturday, June 26 | 11 AM – 12:30 PM
B’More SUP at Sparrow’s Point

Grabs the kids and hit the water This fun family outing is geared towards families with kids aged 2-12 who would like to ride on the board with their parent (or adult paddler!) Cost includes one board (for one adult and one child on the board). MORE

Host a Family Dance Party with FazaFam Family Jam
Saturday, June 26 | 11 AM – 12 PM
Enoch Pratt Library, Northwood Branch

Dance Bmore’s FazaFam brings together music, dancing, and games that inspire good times for young and old. FazaFam’s original music takes you back to old school grooves with new school moves from Pop to R&B, Salsa and Neo Soul. CJay and Team FazaFam create a playful interactive dance party that brings the whole family together to Dance Bmore fit and fun! To allow for social distancing, this program is limited to 10 participants and pre-registration is required. MORE

Explore the New Sensory Story Path
Saturday, June 26 | 11 AM – 1 PM
Baltimore County Public Library – Woodlawn Branch

Come out for the launch celebration of Baltimore County Public Library’s Sensory Story Path! The path, located at the library’s Woodlawn Branch, is an augmented reality story trail with American Sign Language and braille enhancements. The trail’s first book is “Black Book of Colors” by Menena Cottin. Signing up to attend ensures socially distanced early access to the Sensory Story Path, goodie bags and more fun surprises. *Raindate is July 10* MORE

Kayak the Creek at Marshy Point Nature Center
Saturday, June 26 | 12 PM – 2 PM
Marshy Point Nature Center

Join a naturalist and explore Dundee Creek in Marshy Point’s new kayaks! $7/person or $5/member. For ages 8 and older. Space is limited and registration is required. MORE

Romp in the River at Robinson Nature Center
Saturday, June 26 | 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
Robinson Nature Center

Celebrate summer by cooling off at the nature center with activities down at the Middle Patuxent River! Bring your own non-perishable picnic and join a Robinson Naturalist at the river for lunch and fun, family-friendly river games. Search for wildlife and construct mini-boats to float downstream! Come dressed to get wet. You’ll wade in the river and recommend closed-toed water shoes. Online registration not available; please call 410-313-0400 to register. All ages! $6 per person. MORE

Buzz with the Bees at Irvine Nature Center
Saturday, June 26 | 1:30 PM – 3 PM
Irvine Nature Center

Celebrate National pollinator week by learning about the importance of these fuzzy pollinators. Explore the diverse lives of our most common native bees and how to identify them using specimens. Then try your hand at field identification on flowers around Irvine. Ages 5 and up. MORE

Join the First Catonsville Family Pride Celebration
Saturday, June 26 | 2:30 PM – 6 PM
Catonsville Presbyterian Church

Head to first ever Catonsville Family Pride Celebration, and show your support for the local LGBTQIA+ community. This is an inclusive event, and all are welcome to join the fun. All of the activities and games will be kid-friendly, so bring the whole family! Generously hosted by Catonsville Presbyterian Church and EPIK Home Group of Keller Williams Integrity at 1400 Frederick Rd. MORE

Hear Symphonic Pops at The Chrysalis
Saturday, June 26 | 2:30 PM – 6 PM
Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

The Orchestra returns to the Chrysalis for their popular, family-friendly Pops Concert. Vocalists Emily Casey and Montel Butler join us for songs from Porgy and Bess, Kiss Me Kate, Anything Goes and other favorites. The whole family will love music from The Mandalorian, Simon and Garfunkel, John Williams, Aaron Copland, and more! Feel free to bring a lawn chair or a blanket and a picnic for this fun summer evening. MORE

Take a Morning Stroll at Oregon Ridge Park
Sunday, June 27 | 9 AM – 1 AM
Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Take in the sights and sounds of the park in the morning on this gentle morning stroll. Learn a little about the park history and the seasonal happenings in the park from a park naturalist. Register for one, two or all three dates as this even happens the fourth Sunday of the month all summer long. All ages. $3 per person (FREE for ORNCC Members). Register via email at info@OregonRidgeNatureCenter.org. MORE

Play Picture Bingo at SweetFrog Timonium
Sunday, June 27 | 11 AM – 12 PM
SweetFrog Timonium

It’s time for some froyo fun! Bring the kids in for some fun, prizes and sweetFrog. The kids will play 3 games of BINGO, 2 lines and 1 coverall. The prize for winning the coverall, a small plush of Scoop or Cookie!! Finish off your fun with a kids cup of sweetFrog! Tickets are $10 for each participant. This is not a drop off event. Parents don’t have to play, but they do have to stay! MORE

Celebrate Bumble Bees at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park
Sunday, June 27 | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum

Celebrate National Pollinator Week by learning about the importance of our fuzziest bees–the bumblebees! Discover their special pollination techniques and then learn about our most common species and how to identify them using specimens. Then try your hand at field identification in our pollinator garden. Adults & children 12+. $5/person; $15/family. Payment by check or money order only. Registration required: bit.ly/BBHPMsummer. MORE

Enjoy Summer Sounds in Shamrock Park
Sunday, June 27 | 7 PM – 8:15 PM
Shamrock Park, Bel Air

All performances are free of charge, so bring a blanket or chair, your friends and family, and your favorite snacks for a beautiful evening of entertainment at the Bel Air Summer Concert Series. Please call 410.803.9784 for weather related changes 2 hours before the concert start time. MORE