Egg hunts, spring festivals, farm fun, meet award-winning author Kwame Alexander, and more… here is this weekend’s round-up of (cool) events for Baltimore families! You can also check out our 10 Things to Do with Kids in Baltimore on Spring Break for more options. 

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Weekend Fun for Baltimore Families: April 15 – 17

ALL WEEKEND

FAMILY SEEK & STROLL CHALLENGE – SPRING EDITION
All Weekend
Robinson Nature Center

Join a nature-based spring scavenger hunt that can be completed on your own time while visiting the Robinson Nature Center, in parks or along neighborhood trails around the county. Using the GooseChase app, complete a series of missions to learn about springtime phenomenon including migration, spring plant ID and wildlife signs. Challenge open during spring break and the following week. Complete the missions and receive a family day pass to enjoy the indoor exhibits and Discovery Room of the Robinson Nature Center. MORE

BUNNY BONANZOO
All Weekend
The Maryland Zoo

It’s one of the most egg-citing events of the year! Join us this Easter weekend for Bunny BonanZOO, April 15-17. This annual family tradition features games, activities, crafts, live entertainment, and non-stop egg hunts! It’s a fun (and wild) way to celebrate the spring season. MORE

SPRING BREAK AT PORT DISCOVERY
Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16
Port Discovery Children’s Museum

Spend Spring Break with your family at Port Discovery with special, family-friendly performances, guest artists and activities! Help Eric Energy conduct experiments. Watch award-winning, family friendly performances that will round out the Discovery Stage Series. Learn about all kinds of animals with Wildlife Adventures. Help transform the Studio Workshop with Kelsey Joyce. And more! They are open for Spring Break with play sessions from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. MORE

EASTER AT WEBER’S FARM
April 16 and 16 | 10 AM – 3 PM
Weber’s Cider Mill Farm

You are invited toEaster at Weber’s Farm on April 9th, 10th, 15th & 16th! ? Festivities will include an egg hunt, prizes and treats for egg hunt participants, a visit and photo-op with the Easter Bunny, unlimited rides on the farm barrel train, Don’s Dogs, access to barnyard play structures and farm animals, Aqua Art, balloon creations, face painting, and caricature artist. Tickets for entry into Easter at Weber’s Farm must be purchased in advance online, no drop-ins allowed. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the farm. Ticket supply is limited. MORE

EGG HUNT DAYS AT CLARK’S ELIOAK FARM
All Weekend
Clark’s Elioak Farm

Children of different ages (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs all day (10 AM, 10:30, 11 AM, 11:30, 12 noon, 12:30, 1 PM, 1:30, 2 PM, 2:30, 3 PM, 3:30, 4 PM, 4:30 and 5 PM) on both Saturday and Sunday April 9-10 and 16-17. On weekdays the hunts will be at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 3:30. The $8 per person admission fee for the farm applies, but there is no extra charge for the egg hunt. The petting farm, rides and play areas are open for you to enjoy! MORE

15TH ANNUAL PEEPSHOW
All Weekend
Town Mall of Westminster

This sweet fundraising event features marshmallow masterpieces, including sculptures, dioramas, mosaics and even videos, all crafted from or inspired by PEEPS®, those colorful marshmallow treats made by the Just Born company in Bethlehem, PA. You can view the entries for free and buy votes for your favorites, with all proceeds benefiting the Arts Council! MORE

EASTER EGG HUNTS AT GREEN MEADOWS FARMS
All Weekend
Green Meadows Petting Farm

Easter Egg Hunts at Green Meadows Farm. They have three weekends of Easter Egg Hunts! Purchase your admission to the farm/hunts on their website or when you arrive. Hunts will be happening all day, between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. NEW in 2022!!! Walk their Easter Trail to see their Easter Bunny, Whiskers. Lots of great photo opportunities. MORE

DROP-IN ART MAKING: GROWTH & CHANGE
April 16 and 17 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Walters Art Museum

Join The Walters’ for free art-making activities every weekend! Inspired by their collection, you can create your masterpiece at the museum or take a supply kit home. Free, no registration. MORE

EASTER WEEKEND AT INVERNESS
April 16 and 17 | 12 PM – 10 PM
Inverness Brewing Co

op on over to the Farm and enjoy live music, great food, and of course GREAT beer! All weekend, there will be vendors setup selling farm raised flowers, hanging baskets, tulips, lilies, and more! The Easter Bunny will be there all day on SATURDAY to take pictures with your little ones. There will also be an EGG HUNT on Saturday, with eggs filled with special prizes! MORE

FRIDAY

B&O’S SUMMER CAMP PREVIEW
Friday, April 15 | 10 am – 5 pm
The B&O Railroad Museum

Join The B&O Railroad Museum from April 11-15 for a variety of student activities each day at the Museum. With special tours, workshops, storytime, and giveaways on the schedule, you’ll want to be sure to put this on your list for Top Things To Do Spring Break ‘22. MORE

SENSORY FRIENDLY EASTER BUNNY EGG HUNT & TRAIN RIDE
April 15 | 9:30 am – 10:30 am
The B&O Railroad Museum

Join The B&O Railroad Museum for a sensory friendly Easter egg hunt in the B&O’s historic Roundhouse and train ride with the Easter Bunny. This hunt will be modified to create a more accessible experience for guests with sensory processing differences, including modified lights & sounds, sensory kits available, and more staff on-hand. At 9:45 AM, boarding will begin for the 10 AM train ride with the Easter Bunny. MORE

EASTER EGGRAVAGANZA (AGES 8 AND UNDER)
April 15 | 10 am – 11:30 am
Millard Cooper Park

The SPARC Easter Egg Hunt is back this year for children 8 and under. There will be a separate area for kids 3 years and younger. The Easter Bunny is scheduled to make an appearance so remember to bring your camera as well as a basket for eggs. MORE

HOMESCHOOL HISTORY DAYS: VICTORIANS OUTDOORS (AGES 3-18)
April 15 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum

The modern environmental movement began during the Victorian Era! The early conservation movement evolved out of the necessity to maintain local natural resources. Learn about early naturalists and participate in hands on environmental preservation. Info: Kelly Palich, [email protected] or 410-313-0423. MORE

FARM FUN FRIDAY (ALL AGES)
April 15 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fresh Mckenzie Farm

Fresh McKenzie will be open for a special ALL AGES Farm Fun Friday on April 15th! $6 per child with 1 free adult per paying child. MORE

MUSICAL MUNCHKINS INFANT AND TODDLER MUSIC CLASS
April 15 | 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Manor Mill

Join Corinne Zmoos, MS, CCC-SLP for a music-filled class while practicing speech and language science. Sing, dance, and play through your favorite nursery rhymes, original songs, and joyful experiences that scaffold your child’s communication skills. After class, Corinne answers questions about developmental milestones and language acquisition. Register in advance. MORE

SPRING BREAK PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP (AGES 10+)
April 15 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
The Baltimore Museum of Industry

This spring break, kids ages 10+ are invited to learn the art of white line printmaking from local artist Jesse Lentz. Participants will design their own print and create 10 handmade cards. Register in advance. MORE

FAMILY STORYTIME AT CENTRAL LIBRARY (AGES 2-5)
April 15 | 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Enoch Pratt Free Library – Central Branch

Stories, movement, songs, and our most fun activities. Come ready to move, laugh, and learn together. For families with children ages 2-5. All abilities welcome. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To register for a time slot at 10:30am, 11:30am, or 1pm, please call the Central Library Children’s Department at (410) 396-5402. Walk-ins are also accepted until the program reaches maximum capacity. MORE

FROGGY FLYCATCHER CRAFT (AGES 6-11)
April 15 | 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Baltimore County Public Library – North Point

Hop on in and make your very own cup and ball game by crafting a frog catching a fly. It’ll be “toads” of fun. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. MORE

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY WITH NEW MOON THEATER: TALES FROM THE GOOD EARTH (AGES 3-11)
April 15 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Baltimore County Public Library – Rosedale

With tricksters, a magical lake and an epic battle between the weeds and the vines, New Moon founder Julie Kurzava has created a fantastic journey circling the globe. Ageless stories from the four corners of the earth are presented, centered on respect and appreciation for the natural world. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. MORE

VIRTUAL | MEET AND GREET WITH AUTHOR KWAME ALEXANDER
April 15 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hosted by Baltimore County Public Library

An interactive discussion with Kwame Alexander, author of several award-winning children’s and young adult novels, including Battle of the Books 2022 titles The Crossover and Becoming Muhammad Ali. This program is open to all students. Participation in Battle of the Books not required. ​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​. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required for this event. MORE

KIDS GOAT YOGA – EASTER THEMED! (AGES 2-10)
April 15 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Daily Chaos Farm

Join Ms. Ashley and Ms. Nicole from Wild Little Yogis for a fun filled Easter themed children’s goat yoga class on April 15th at 11:00. This class is open to children ages 2-10. After class we will have a small egg hunt that is included with registration. MORE

SPRING BREAK SKATE @ SPORTSMAN’S HALL
April 15 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sportsman’s Hall Roller Skating Center

Head to Sportsman’s Hall for special spring break skates on Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18th! $10 Admission; $4 Skate Rental. MORE

FRIDAY EGG HUNT @ PINE GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
April 15 | 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Pine Grove Middle School

Grab your baskets and join us for our annual Friday Egg Hunt at Pine Grove Middle. We will have hundreds of eggs stuffed with candy and prizes for the kids to grab. Hunts are split up by age group. Hunt starts at 1:00pm SHARP!! MORE

SATURDAY

EASTER BUNNY EGG HUNT & TRAIN RIDE AT THE B&O
April 16 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The B&O Railroad Museum

Join The B & O Railroad Museum for their annual Easter egg hunt in the B&O’s historic Roundhouse and train ride with the Easter Bunny. And don’t forget to commemorate the event with photos with the Easter Bunny. MORE

WEST TOWSON EASTER EGG HUNT
April 16 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am
West Towson Playground | Dinosaur Playground

Hippity-hoppity over to the Dinosaur Park on Saturday, April 16th for the West Towson Easter Egg Hunt. Keep an eye on their Facebook event for more information. MORE

Waldorf Event - Spring Festival

HANDS ON HOLIDAY: SPRING FESTIVAL
April 16 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Ivy Bookshop

Join the Early Childhood Teachers from the Waldorf School of Baltimore at the Ivy Bookshop under the covered patio for a safe, fun and special seasonal spring celebration. This special program is best for children up to age 8 and will include songs, story time, a seasonal spring craft and a nourshing snack. Families are welcome to sit on a blanket brought from home to complete your craft and enjoy your snack spread out on the Ivy’s expensive wooded grounds. (cool) progeny is a proud media sponsor of the Hands on Holiday events. MORE

FEDERAL HILL EGG HUNT 2022
April 16 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Federal Hill Park

The egg hunt will return after it’s pandemic hiatus! This year’s event will be April 16, 2022 @ 10am sharp. To participate either bring filled eggs (nut free and taped shut) plus $1 to drop off location, or pay $8 for them to fill your eggs. MORE

GREEN EGGS & CLAMS (AGES 2+)
April 16 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Piney Run Park

Join Piney Run Park for an egg hunt like no other! For ages 2+. Eggs will be hidden around our fields, overlooking our beautiful lake. Participants will meet at the Nature Center, then we will hike to the secret field where you will begin your hunt! Once all the eggs are found, you will open your eggs to see what treasures they hold inside! MORE

GARDEN PLANNING FOR FOOD PRESERVATION (AGES 12+)
April 16 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Baltimore County Agriculture Center

Let us guide you through planning your garden with year round abundance in mind. Learn what and how much to plant to feed your family. Ages 12+. Cost $5. Email baltcoagc[email protected] to register. Pre-registration is required. MORE

HDG ARTS COLLECTIVE YOUTH ARTS PROGRAM: EASTER EGG DYEING AND DECORATING!
April 16 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Cultural Center at The Havre de Grace Opera House

Bring 3 or 4 hard boiled eggs (cooled) and they’ll have the dye and other materials. Also make an “egg shaker” and learn a song! MORE

EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT CHESAPEAKE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
April 16 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Join Events Fairies for an Egg-stravaganza! They will have brunch, an egg hunt, learn about spring baby animals, vendors, and more. This fun, family-friendly event will start with brunch and shopping with our amazing vendors and artisans. Then we will meet some of the animals that live in and around the Chesapeake Children’s Museum, and finish with an egg hunt! MORE

POP-UP EASTER EGG HUNT
April 16 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Farmyard (New Location!)

Bring your family to The Farmyard for some Easter Fun! They will be hosting this hunt at their new location, 21159 Old York Rd, Parkton MD 21120. Admission Includes: digital photo with Easter Bunny and/or princess, goodie bag, craft, egg hunt, hayride, pony ride (children only) bottle feed a calf & access to Farmyard animals & vendors. MORE

PARKS AND PEOPLE EGG HUNT
April 16 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Parks & People Foundation

Parks & People and Chase Bank proudly invite you to a mad dash Easter egg hunt! Bring your family to enjoy a moon bounce, music, face painting, and cash prizes! Feel free to bring a picnic lunch there will be tables provided. Free event, register now and reserve your spot! MORE

MARSHY POINT NATURE CENTER SPRING FESTIVAL
April 16 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Marshy Point Nature Center

Celebrate Spring and nature at our Spring Festival on Saturday, April 16th, from 10 am to 4 pm! Enjoy live music, food, kids’ games and crafts, guided hikes and canoe rides, and more. Rain or shine. Entrance and parking are free. MORE

HOWARD COUNTY REC & PARKS KIDS FEST (AGES 2-12)
April 16 | 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Meadowbrook Park

Come experience what Howard County Recreation & Parks has to offer your children at the 7th annual Kid’s Fest at Meadowbrook Park! This exciting event features sports instruction, games, activities, arts and crafts, food, inflatables, and much more. Bring the whole family and enjoy fun for all ages. In the event of inclement weather, Kid’s Fest will be canceled and a full refund will be issued. MORE

COPPERMINE’S EGGSTRAVAGANZA
April 16 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Coppermine’s Cascade Park

Hop on over to Cascade Park this spring for Coppermine’s Eggstravaganza. Head to the park Saturdays and Sundays in April for an eggciting lineup of activities. Enjoy age-appropriate egg hunting areas (ages 0-3, ages 4-8, ages 9+), scavenger hunts, face painting, crafts, field games, and inflatables. Make sure to stop by Farmer Stan’s Garden to meet Peter Rabbit and snap a photo! Enjoy additional hoppenings on select dates. MORE

GRAND OPENING-THE COW CROSSING OF FAWN VIEW
April 16 | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fawn View Farm

The Grand Opening of Fawn View Farm’s new ice-cream trailer! What to expect:: Extreme milk shakes, classic shakes and rich soft serve ice-cream. Some beautiful Brown Swiss cows will be on site to be greeters and our 7 flavors of colby and cheddar based cheeses will be available as well. MORE

EASTER EGG HUNT AT WILLOW OAK FLOWER AND HERB FARM
April 16 | 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm

Join us for a fun filled Easter Egg hunt on the farm! The Easter Bunny will be here for pictures. Please bring an Easter Basket. $10 per child, reservations required. 11 am or 2 pm for reservations. Please call us at 410-551-2237 to make a reservation. MORE

FREE EGG-STRAVAGANZA
April 16 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Egg Hunt at Willow Spring Road

The Optimist Club of Dundalk and Soup for The Soul are teaming up again for an egg-stra special Easter celebration. They will have ongoing egg hunts, pictures with the bunny, raffles, snacks, and more. MORE

JOPPATOWNE ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT
April 16 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mariner Point Park

Celebrate Easter with the community at the Joppatowne Lions Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt! This event is FREE and the kids will hunt for eggs in waves according to their age. MORE

EASTER ON THE FARM
April 16 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2 Kids Farm

Join 2 Kids Farm for their Easter Eggstravagana on the farm. Their Spring festival will be a Easter paradise where the children are welcome to meet with the Easter Bunny and tell him all their wishes and enjoy all the fun family friendly activities. MORE

CELEBRATE JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH: THE BALTIMORE JAZZ ALLIANCE PRESENTS JAZZ FOR KIDS
April 16 | 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Baltimore County Public Library – Woodlawn

A concert introducing children to jazz mainly through jazz versions of familiar children’s songs and virtual participation through scat singing. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. MORE

KOREAN FAN DANCE DEMONSTRATION
April 16 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Enoch Pratt – Central Library

Learn about the tradition of Korean fan dance and enjoy a performance from the Baltimore-Changwon Sister City Committee. This indoor program has limited spaces and pre-registration is recommended. To register, please call the Central Library Children’s Department at (410) 396-5402. Walk-ins are also accepted until the program reaches maximum capacity. MORE

CATONSVILLE NATURE CLUB: ANIMAL TRACKS (AGES 6-11)
April 16 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Baltimore County Public Library – Catonsville

Find out what animals may have been in your backyard this spring by learning about animal paw prints. Use an animal paw stamp and take home your own pawprint made with our tracking mud recipe. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. MORE

SUNDAY

FAMILY EASTER EGG HUNT @ HYPERKIDZ (AGES 0-13)
April 17 | 9 am – 11 am
HyperKidz Columbia

Join HyperKidz for a Family Easter Egg Hunt! Ages 0-13. Meet the Easter Bunny, Egg Hunt, Golden egg prizes, Open Play, Bubble Dance Party,Arts and crafts, and MORE! Free coffee and tea for adults! MORE

NATURAL EGG DYES
April 17 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Marshy Point Nature Center

Bring a dozen hard boiled eggs and Marshy Point will show you have to use natural dyes and pigments from the Earth to color them. $2/person. MORE