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Events Ongoing Throughout March  
  The A-Mazing Mendes Cohen - A little bit Forrest Gump, a little bit Indiana Jones, 100% real. Discover the most extraordinary Baltimorean you’ve never heard of! The JMM and The MdHS invite you on a journey to put together the puzzle of one man’s life. Jewish Museum of Mayland, Baltimore, 9/14 through 6/14 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 7- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-732-6400, www.jewishmuseummd.org.  
 
 
  The Addams Family - The Addams Family is taking the world’s musical theatre scene by storm with some of the most beloved characters of all time. Toby's Dinner Theatre, Columbia, 2/6 through 4/19 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-995-1969, www.tobysdinnertheatre.com.  
 
 
  Wiley and the Hairy Man at Imagination Stage - This traditional tall tale tells of Wiley who lives in fear of the Hairy Man who lurks in the swamp. When Wiley’s Momma attempts to prepare him to confront the wicked trickster, he pays little mind. As Wiley ventures into the swamp, he is forced to think on his feet in order to outwit his opponent. Imagination Stage, Bethesda, 2/11 through 3/15 Times vary, Ages: 6 and up, Tickets Reqd. 301-280-1660, www.imaginationstage.org.  
 
 
  LEGO Castle Adventure Exhibit - Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in our newest traveling exhibition – LEGO® Castle Adventure! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they can become master castle builders, using one of the greatest building materials of all time. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 2/14 through 9/20 Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
  Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration - Take a Leap, a month-long Baltimore County Dance Celebration, takes to the stage and studio this February with more than 30 performances, free dance classes, meet the artists, and artist residencies throughout Baltimore County. Locations throughout Baltimore County, 2/16 through 3/8 www.gordoncenter.com/dance.  
 
 
  LEGO Castle Adventure at Port Discovery - In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a LEGO® kingdom where they too can become master castle builders, using one of the greatest building materials of all time. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 2/16 through 9/20 Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
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Caring Teens Respite Care Training Program - Learn how to care for children with disabilities and provide respite care. This day-long program prepares teens to offer first-rate care for children who have mild to moderate disabilities and/or enter the field of special education some day. Email to register for Sept. training. Ages: 14 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. mona@caringcommunities.org www.caringcommunities.org.  
 
 
National Heritage Area War of 1812 Bicentennial Passport - Participants visit 10 unique 1812 sites, attractions, programs, and events(including four mandatory sites) to receive a commemorative coin. Participation is free. Visit www.facebook.com/1812passport for more information. Reserv Reqd. www.facebook.com/1812passport.  
 
 
Terrapin Adventures Explorer Kids Course - The Terrapin Explorer Ropes Course has 22 different fun elements that you can walk, balance, swing, zip, and crawl through, designed especially for kids ages 5-9. Terrapin Adventures, Savage, Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.terrapinadventures.com.  
 
 
Art On The Trail - On the Red Trail just beyond the Light Rail Tracks, hikers can view sculptures created by local artists. These sculptures combine art and nature in the captivating winter scenery of Robert E. Lee Park. Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore, www.relpnc.org/art-trail-2.  
 
 
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March

Mar 1  
Free Youth Basketball Camp - For all students of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, PG County, Baltimore City, and Howard County. This is a 5-star level camp being offered for free to boys and girls of all ages. Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1905 Towncenter Dr., Odenton, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- 16, 443-743-0519,  
 
 
Purim Carnival Beth Israel Congregation, 3706 Crondall Lane, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: pre-k- 8th grade, Tickets Reqd.  
 
 
Drop-in Art Activities: Love - No registration required – drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.  
 
 
Maryland Home & Garden Show - Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Ages: 1- 110, Tickets Reqd. 410-863-1180, www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring.  
 
 
Maple Sugaring Fest - Learn the magic behind the process of making maple syrup at Oregon Ridge Park! Take an invigorating hike to the sugar bush to tap a tree for sap. Then, taste maple syrup and sugar. Sugar on the snow demos at 12:30 and 3:45. Hikes start on the hour. Sugar time activities are free. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Maple Sugaring - Learn the art of turning sap into syrup from our rangers. Take a hike to tap trees, see sap cooking into syrup and taste some maple syrup made at the park! Please call or email releepark-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov to register. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
The Girls Photography Project - In 2014, African American and Orthodox Jewish girls in Baltimore City participated in a photography workshop series that helped them to better understand each other. While developing camera skills, the girls also came to appreciate each other’s varied life experiences. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, 1 p.m., 410-732-6400, www.jewishmuseummd.org.  
 
 
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Mar 3  
The Loch Raven Festival of the Arts Preschool Celebration - The Loch Raven Festival of the Arts presents a celebration for preschoolers in honor of National Reading Month with a Mother Goose show by Thirst ‘n’ Howl Musical Productions followed by author David Simpson reading his children’s book “The Swan”. Loch Raven United Methodist Church Auditorium, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-583-0270, www.tnhedutainment.org.  
 
 
Mother Goose's Rhyme Time Surprise - A live theatre musical by Thirst ‘n’ Howl Musical Productions involves the audience in helping Mother Goose complete a royal project. This Loch Raven Festival of the Arts National Reading Month event also includes author David Simpson reading "The Swan", his children’s book with beautiful images. Loch Raven United Methodist Church, 6622 Loch Raven Blvd 21239, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 02/27/15 Tickets Reqd. 443-564-1957, www.tnhedutainment.org.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
Nature Stories & Crafts: Dino-rific Fun! - Have a roaring good time as you read, play, and learn about dinosaurs large and small. Ages 2-4, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Ages 3-6, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., Ages: 2- 6, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-557-9570 x213, www.ladewgardens.com.  
 
 
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Mar 4  
Forest School - Take to the forest for a multi-age, play based learning experience designed to foster a strong connection with the natural world. Classes held entirely outdoors, so dress for weather. Willow Grove Nature Center, Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 2 and up, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Hot Mikado at Glenelg Country School - The performance is appropriate for all ages and open to the public. Mulitz Theater, Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Rd, Ellicott City, 7- 9 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-531-8600, www.glenelg.org/hotmikado.  
 
 
Tot Purim Service - Purim songs and stories for ages birth through kindergarten. Candy for all children during The World of Oz themed main service at 7 p.m. Beth Shalom Congregation, Columbia, 6:30- 7 p.m., Ages: 0- 6, 410-531-5115, www.beth-shalom.net.  
 
 
The World of Oz Purim Service - Follow the yellow brick road to Beth Shalom’s The World of Oz Purim service. Embark on an adventure that will take you to the Emerald City with a service re-imagine as a tribute of tunes from The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz and Wicked. Includes a student and adult orchestra and back-up singers. Beth Shalom Congregation, Columbia, 7- 9 p.m., Ages: 0- 100, 410-531-5115, www.beth-shalom.net.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 5  
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Hot Mikado at Glenelg Country School - The performance is appropriate for all ages and open to the public. Mulitz Theater, Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Rd, Ellicott City, 7- 9 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-531-8600, www.glenelg.org/hotmikado.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 6  
Youth Night at the 2015 CAA Men’s Basketball Championship - The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Men’s Basketball Championship is returning to Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena for its second year. This evening, all kids 12 and younger will receive a free ticket courtesy of the College Savings Plans of Maryland. One ticket allows you to see both games. Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, 6:30 and 8 p.m., www.royalfarmsarena.com.  
 
 
Bookworm Story Time - Nature stories with fun activities such as animal encounters, puppets or crafts. Free. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Hot Mikado at Glenelg Country School - The performance is appropriate for all ages and open to the public. Mulitz Theater, Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Rd, Ellicott City, 7- 9 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-531-8600, www.glenelg.org/hotmikado.  
 
 
Maryland Home & Garden Show - Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Ages: 1- 110, Tickets Reqd. 410-863-1180, www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring.  
 
 
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Mar 7  
Scope Out the Night Sky - The Maryland Science Center and Robinson Nature Center jointly present this exciting family-focused astronomy event. Enjoy a planetarium program, build your very own Galileo scope, hold a meteorite, and take a “tour” of the sky outside with professional and amateur guides. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 6:30- 9:30 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Incubation Techniques for Turtles and Tortoises - Join us for a presentation on Incubation Techniques for Turtles and Tortoises by Frank Dumbrowski. This follows the 6-7:30 p.m. quarterly meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Turtle and Tortoise Society. This program is free! Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 7:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 03/06/15 410-887-1081, benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Tracks R Us - Tromp in to track down park wildlife. Our animal detectives will learn common footprints and study tracks left behind by our woodland critters. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 6- adult, Reserv Reqd. by 03/06/15 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
CAMOM Children's Consignment Sale - New/gently used children's clothing and equipment sale. Half-price sale on select items noon-1 p.m. No strollers allowed, and no hold area available. Cradlerock Elementary School, 6700 Cradlerock Way, Columbia, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 443-995-2731, camom.net/events/consignment.shtm.  
 
 
Home Sweet Home - Children (8–12) and their parents learn ways for children to stay at home alone. Free. Howard County General Hospital, 10710 Charter Drive #100, Columbia, 9- 11 a.m., 410-740-7601,  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Birds & Birdfeeders! - Bird watching at Masonville Cove will give your family a glimpse of the joys of birding. Make your own bird feeder from recycled materials to enjoy birding in your own backyard! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Birds & Birdfeeders! - Bird watching at Masonville Cove will give your family a glimpse of the joys of birding. Make your own bird feeder from recycled materials to enjoy birding in your own backyard! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
History Alive! Colonial Surveying - Join interpreters in period clothing to explore the important role of surveyors and surveying in 18th century Maryland society. Run survey lines with 18th century surveying equipment and techniques and discover the beauty of applied mathematics. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, noon & 2 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-837-3262, www.mountclare.org.  
 
 
The Lorax Movie Night - To celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, wear something comfy and join us for a viewing of “The Lorax”. Birthday treats will be provided. Feel free to bring blankets and pillows. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 5:30- 7:30 p.m., Ages: 4 and up, under 13 w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Bird Walk - Search for early spring migrants in various refuge habitats on this guided hike. Field guides and binoculars are recommended. Registration is required. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 8- 10 a.m., Ages: 10 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 03/06/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Baby Expo: Prenatal through Preschool - Come join us for Columbia’s Prenatal through Preschool Baby Expo. There will be informational speakers, product vendors, child safety information, health information and much more. Raffle prizes and giveaway bags will add to the day. Owen Brown Community Center, Columbia, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Ages: 0- 4, 410-730-4610, www.columbiababyexpo.com.  
 
 
Hot Mikado at Glenelg Country School - The performance is appropriate for all ages and open to the public. Mulitz Theater, Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Rd, Ellicott City, 2 and 7 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-531-8600, www.glenelg.org/hotmikado.  
 
 
Girl Scout Day - The National Electronics Museum’s Girl Scout Day is open to Brownie, Junior, Cadette and Senior levels. The project for the day is Electric Fashion and Scouts will be creating their own LED bracelets. National Electronics Museum, 1745 W Nursery Road, Linthicum, 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-765-2345, conta.cc/1IqSx0l.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Pancake Breakfast at Oregon Ridge Nature Center - Celebrate the end of the sugar season at the Oregon Ridge Lodge. Enjoy a stack of hot cakes drizzled with maple syrup and served with grilled sausage, orange juice, milk, or coffee. Raffles, music, flowers, gift shop sales, and face painting. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 8 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Maryland Home & Garden Show - Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 9 p.m., Ages: 1- 110, Tickets Reqd. 410-863-1180, www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Collaborative Creative Play Classes - Parents engage in play with their young children using objects that roll, stack, bend, expand and shrink-discovering each other's skills to imagine and create. The Imagination Playground, 105-large block set, and accessories stimulate creative thinking, active movement, and teamwork. Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus, 1- 3:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by February 25, 2015 443-840-4700, www.ccbcmd.edu/ceed/classes/youth.html.  
 
 
Cabin Fever Campfire - Need a cure for cabin fever? Let nature be your remedy! Explore the forest at night to listen and look for what is stirring. Then, warm up around the campfire with s’mores and Native American stories about the return of spring. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 6- 8 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
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Mar 8  
23rd Annual Hopkins Symphony Family Concert - Selections from Steinberg's Cosmic Dust and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite. After the performance, the audience is invited onstage to meet the musicians and see their instruments up close. Free concert, no tickets or reservations needed. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, 201 Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 3 p.m., 410-516-6542, www.jhu.edu/jhso.  
 
 
Peter and the Wolf - This production of Prokofiev’s immortal Peter and the Wolf is a perfect way to introduce your children to the beauty and wonder of live orchestral music and dance. The Columbia Orchestra and Kinetics Dance Theater collaborate for a special performance of this classic musical tale. Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Baltimore, 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.jcc.org/gordon-center/family-entertainment.  
 
 
Baltimore's Child Camp and Summer Programs Fair - Directors from scores of programs meet with parents to help them find the best programs for their children for the summer of 2015. Admission is free and children's activities will be available. North Baltimore Plaza Hotel, Timonium, noon- 3 p.m., www.baltimoreschild.com.  
 
 
Whooping Crane Observatory Tour - Enjoy a guided tour to the Whooping Crane Observatory at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center to observe a pair of graceful and endangered adult whooping cranes. Find out more about the Whooping Crane population recovery program. Arrive early, as tour will leave on time. Space is very limited. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 14 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 03/07/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Misto di Voci Ensemble Concert - Mezzo soprano Kyle Engler joins the Misto di Voci Ensemble in a program with vocal works by Louis Spohr and American composer Alan Hovahness. “Saturn” by Hovahness will feature a multimedia presentation using images from NASA's Jet Propulsion lab in a video which was created for this performance. Maryland State Boychoir Center for the Arts, Baltimore, 4- 5:30 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, 410-802-0812, www.facebook.com/mistodivoci.  
 
 
Free Youth Basketball Camp - For all students of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, PG County, Baltimore City, and Howard County. This is a 5-star level camp being offered for free to boys and girls of all ages. Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1905 Towncenter Dr., Odenton, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- 16, 443-743-0519,  
 
 
Hopkins Symphony Concert for Children & Families - Join Hopkins Symphony for the 23rd annual Family Concert. Live orchestral music performed by an 80 person orchestra & narrated by our Music Director. The audience is invited on stage to meet musicians and try out instruments at the program’s end. FREE concert - no tickets or reservations needed. Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus, Baltimore, 3- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 0- 99, 410-516-6542, pages.jh.edu/jhso/index.html.  
 
 
Maryland Home & Garden Show - Bold and beautiful flower, tree and shrub arrangements will illuminate the Timonium Fairgrounds to help usher in a spring season full of inspiration for homeowners. With displays and consulting from hundreds of landscape and home improvement contractors and experts. Maryland State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Ages: 1- 110, Tickets Reqd. 410-863-1180, www.mdhomeandgarden.com/spring.  
 
 
Pancake Breakfast at Oregon Ridge Nature Center - Celebrate the end of the sugar season at the Oregon Ridge Lodge. Enjoy a stack of hot cakes drizzled with maple syrup and served with grilled sausage, orange juice, milk, or coffee. Raffles, music, flowers, gift shop sales, and face painting. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 8 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Intro to Geocaching - Looking for fun, family-friendly way to exercise both mind and body? Try geocaching, the fast-growing sport that’s akin to a modern-day treasure hunt. We’ll explain geocaching basics and find caches located right here in the park. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
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Mar 10  
Nature Tots: Bluebirds - Discover the beauty of bluebirds in this fun filled program through stories, crafts and a hike. Registration is required. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 4, Reserv Reqd. by 03/09/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 11  
Homeschool Astronomy Day - Continue Banneker’s legacy of understanding the stars. We’ll have a visiting astronomer, indoor planetarium, and hands on activities related to astronomy. No charge for children 3 and under. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 03/10/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
Nature Stories & Crafts: Clip Clop Horses - It’s almost Manor Race time at Ladew. Join in on the excitement and read about horses and ponies in preparation for the My Lady’s Manor Steeplechase Races. Ages 2-4, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Ages 3-6, 12:30-1:15 p.m. Ladew Topiary Gardens, Monkton, 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m., Ages: 2- 6, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-557-9570 x213, www.ladewgardens.com.  
 
 
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Mar 12  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
My Family Story - Celebrate Jewish family history with the JMM! Over the past few months, Beth Tfiloh students investigated their family roots and discovered deeper connections to Jewish history, community, and identity. The JMM will be showcasing all of the students’ work and invites the community to join. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, 7- 9 p.m., 410-732-6400, www.jewishmuseummd.org.  
 
 
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Mar 13  
Lively Arts for Little Ones presents: Tracey Eldridge - Go on a fantastic journey by train, plane, car, truck, bus, boat, bicycle, rocket ship, foot, horse, and even a time machine. Experience a creative musical exploration of transportation and movement. The Other Barn, Columbia, 10 a.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4610, oaklandmills.org.  
 
 
Pizza & Play - Come to the DBJCC for a night of Pizza & Play. Let us do all the work of cooking and cleaning while you enjoy your little ones. Families can grab a bite to eat, play in our playrooms and meet other city families. DBJCC, 1118 Light St., Baltimore, 6- 8 p.m., Reserv Reqd. 410-559-3618, www.dbjcc.org/Upcoming_Events.html.  
 
 
Free Urban Bird Watching Walks in Patterson Park - Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park--an urban oasis! Stroll and search for winter visitors and brush up on your bird ID skills. Binoculars available to borrow. Please request them in advance via email. Fountain in northwest corner of Patterson Park, Baltimore, 8- 9:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, 410-558-BIRD, pattersonpark.audubon.org.  
 
 
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Mar 14  
Women’s HerStory - Enjoy a decadent desert as you are taken back in time to the colonial period through the post civil war era. You will be entertained by free Black Women who worked and lived in the United States. Free to all ages. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1:30- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 03/13/15 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Dispelling Myths & Celebrating Snakes - In honor of St. Patrick we’ll spend the morning focusing on the truth about snakes. We’ll have a few live snakes and plenty of facts that will send you home with a new appreciation of this misunderstood reptile. Willow Grove Nature Center, Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Refuge System Birthday Bash - Celebrate the Birthday of the National Wildlife Refuge System! See live animals, crafts, live music, attend a special Aldo Leopold storytime at 11 a.m. and the play Aldo Leopold-A Standard of Change at 3 p.m. For more play details visit www.astandardofchange.com. No registration required. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Irene's Wish: Family Storytime Hour w/ Author Jerdine Nolen - Discover the power of wishes with a reading by children’s award-winning author Jerdine Nolen of her latest book, Irene’s Wish. Create a craft project related to wishes following the reading with lemonade and cookies. Children are encouraged to bring their fathers Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, 1 p.m., Ages: 6- 10, Reserv Reqd. 443-263-1800, www.rflewismuseum.org.  
 
 
History Alive! Colonial Surveying - Join interpreters in period clothing to explore the important role of surveyors and surveying in 18th century Maryland society. Run survey lines with 18th century surveying equipment and techniques and discover the beauty of applied mathematics. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, noon & 2 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-837-3262, www.mountclare.org.  
 
 
Flowers: An Exhibit by Cassandra Kapsos - Join photographer and art educator, Cassandra Kapsos as she unveils her art exhibit Flowers. The exhibit is an exploration of still-life photography that exemplifies the quote by Minor White, "One should not only photograph things for what they are but for what else they are." Clay Pots...A Place to Grow, Baltimore, 5- 7 p.m., Ages: 0- 110, 410-233-1133, www.claypotsbaltimore.com.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
St. Patrick's Day Tea at the Carroll County Farm Museum - Price includes tea, Museum admission and Farmhouse tour. Tea seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pre-payment and reservations are required. Space is limited. Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Reserv Reqd. by 3/6/15 Tickets Reqd. www.carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org.  
 
 
Baltimore Folk Music Society Family Dance - A wonderful event featuring traditional American dance for all ages to an energetic live band. Discounts for large groups and members. Perfect event for a birthday celebration! A 6:30 potluck dinner follows the dance. St. Mark's on the Hill, 1620 Reiserstown Road, Baltimore, 5- 6:30 p.m., by no, tickets at door Tickets Reqd. 443-360-8998, 410-321-8419, familydance@bfms.org, www.bfms.org/familyDance.php.  
 
 
Saint Patrick's Snakes - Legend has it that Ireland has St. Patrick to thank for its lack of snakes, but we’re thankful for the many snakes that call Robert E. Lee park home! Come meet several friendly serpents and create a slithery craft. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Cookies and Canvas - Cookies and Canvas is hosting a step by step painting class with instructions for your child to come home with a masterpiece. The children paint on gallery wrapped canvas, which is ready to hang with no framing required. Each session offers a new lesson in a series specially created for Irvine! Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Anne Robinson's Centennial Birthday Celebration - Robinson Nature Center exists thanks to the foresight and generosity of James and Anne Robinson. Visit on March 14 and 15 for cupcakes and more, courtesy of the James & Anne Robinson foundation in honor of Anne’s 100th birthday. Event is FREE! Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
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Mar 15  
Nature Fun Club - The 3rd Sunday of each month this spring, hang out with other kids who love nature and enjoy themed activities and craft-making. Each Sunday holds a new adventure, from scavenger hunts to nature hikes and from planetarium presentations to arts and crafts projects. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Newbery Winner Kate DiCamillo at The Park School - Kate DiCamillo, two time Newbery Award winner (for "The Tale of Despereaux" and "Flora and Ulysses") and current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, will visit Baltimore to speak and sign books. The Park School, Baltimore. 2 p.m.,  
 
 
Bird Walk - Search for birds in several refuge habitats on this guided hike. Field guides and binoculars are recommended. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-North Tract, Laurel, 8:15- 10:15 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Owl Prowl - Explore the refuge at night while looking and listening for owls. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-North Tract, Laurel, 6:45- 8:15 p.m., Ages: 10 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Anne Robinson's Centennial Birthday Celebration - Robinson Nature Center exists thanks to the foresight and generosity of James and Anne Robinson. Visit on March 14 and 15 for cupcakes and more, courtesy of the James & Anne Robinson foundation in honor of Anne’s 100th birthday. Event is FREE! Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Free Youth Basketball Camp - For all students of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, PG County, Baltimore City, and Howard County. This is a 5-star level camp being offered for free to boys and girls of all ages. Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1905 Towncenter Dr., Odenton, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- 16, 443-743-0519,  
 
 
Muddy March - March at Irvine equals mud! Explore the muddy meadows, look for signs of the animals living there, and make a muddy masterpiece. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 4 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Saint Patrick's Snakes - Legend has it that Ireland has St. Patrick to thank for its lack of snakes, but we’re thankful for the many snakes that call Robert E. Lee park home! Come meet several friendly serpents and create a slithery craft. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
St. Patrick's Day Tea at the Carroll County Farm Museum - Price includes tea, Museum admission and Farmhouse tour. Tea seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pre-payment and reservations are required. Space is limited. Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Reserv Reqd. by 3/6/15 Tickets Reqd. www.carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org.  
 
 
Chamber Concert: Columbia Orchestra Piano Trio - Debussy’s ravishing early Piano Trio is equal parts French Romanticism and early Impressionism, while Brahms combines the sophisticated Piano Quartet with the passionate flair of gypsy music. Higdon’s thrilling Trio explores colors, both musical and visual in a virtuosic tour-de-force. Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia, 3- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 0- 99, 410-465-8777, www.columbiaorchestra.org/season/events/chamber-concerts.  
 
 
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Mar 16  
St. Patrick's Day Tea at the Carroll County Farm Museum - Price includes tea, Museum admission and Farmhouse tour. Tea seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pre-payment and reservations are required. Space is limited. Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Reserv Reqd. by 3/6/15 Tickets Reqd. www.carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org.  
 
 
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Mar 17  
A Little Bit of Blarney - Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a creative way! Your lucky little ones will explore "That's What Leprechauns Do" by Eve Bunting through drama, music, movement and take home craft activity. A parent or guardian is asked to stay and participate in this fun family event. Must register in advance. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 4, Reserv Reqd. by 3/16/15 Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#blarney.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
Krieger Schechter Day School Presents Mary Poppins in Hebrew - It's Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Join the Krieger Schecter Day School Grade 8 students as they present "Mary Poppins," performed entirely in Hebrew! Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, February 24. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Dalsheimer Auditorium, 7 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-824-2053, www.ksds.edu.  
 
 
St. Patrick's Day Tea at the Carroll County Farm Museum - Price includes tea, Museum admission and Farmhouse tour. Tea seatings at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Pre-payment and reservations are required. Space is limited. Carroll County Farm Museum, Westminster, Reserv Reqd. by 3/6/15 Tickets Reqd. www.carrollcountyfarmmuseum.org.  
 
 
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Mar 18  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
Krieger Schechter Day School Presents Mary Poppins in Hebrew - It's Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Join the Krieger Schecter Day School Grade 8 students as they present "Mary Poppins," performed entirely in Hebrew! Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, February 24. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Dalsheimer Auditorium, 7 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-824-2053, www.ksds.edu.  
 
 
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Mar 19  
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Geneva Renee, Mezzo-Soprano - Enjoy Renee’s Grammy-nominated, neo-soul sounds during Women’s History Month. Part of the museum’s Third Thursday series where the galleries are open late (5-8pm) with live entertainment, cash bar, and soul food. Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, 6 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-263-1800, www.rflewismuseum.org.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 20  
Comedy Pet Theater - World-famous Russian circus star Gregory Popovich brings his unique combination of rescue-pet performers and eye-popping juggling for this family-friendly event. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 7:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
Tiny Tots Safari - A Bug's World - Crawl, fly, hop, or swim to see how big the world can be when you look at it from a bug's eye view! An hour of fun and education for the youngest nature lovers! Suggested donation per child. Northeast side of the Patterson Park Boat Lake, Baltimore, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5 w/adult, Reserv Reqd. by 03/18/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-558-BIRD, www.pattersonpark.audubon.org.  
 
 
Find the Frogs Campfire - Head out to Irvine's campsite for a campfire and be serenaded by thousands of frogs! Go on a short hike out to a better listening spot and learn how to tell which frog is which by sound. Then, back to the campfire to warm up and roast s’mores! Admission price per family. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 6:45- 8:15 p.m., Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Mar 21  
Bluebird Basics - Find a bit o’ happiness observing and learning about Banneker’s Bluebirds and how we monitor them. Then build your own nest box to take home. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- adult, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
The Columbia Figure Skating Club's Annual Spring Show - In this year's spring show, "Minions and Movies", skaters will bring scenes from favorite movies such as such as Annie, Mary Poppins, Frozen, and of course, Despicable Me to life on the ice. Columbia Ice Rink, 5876 Thunder Hill Road, Columbia, MD 21045 3 and 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.columbiafsc.com.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Worms! - Wiggling worms are so much fun! Learn about all the wonderful things that worms do for our world including eating our garbage! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Stepping Stones Workshop for the Whole Family! - Celebrate Spring’s arrival with us by making your own stepping stone to decorate your garden at home! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 0- 100, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Tea with American Girl Felicity - Guests will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, 2 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-752-2462 x209, www.mountclare.org.  
 
 
Past Times for Children: Rural Free Delivery/Post Office - Carroll County had the first rural free delivery of mail. Children will discover how mail was delivered through stories, creative play, and music. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, 10- 11:15 am., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.hsccmd.org.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Family Concert Series: Mr. Smith's Composition - Presented by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and BSO Music Director Marin Alsop, the concert will also include selections from Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, 11 a.m., Ages: 4 and up, Tickets Reqd. 410-783-8000, www.BSOmusic.org.  
 
 
Creative Collaborative Play Class - Parents engage in play with their young children using objects that roll, stack, bend, expand and shrink, discovering each other's skills to imagine and create. The Imagination Playground, 105-large block set, and accessories stimulate creative thinking, active movement, and teamwork. Community College of Baltimore, Essex Campus, 10 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by March 1, 2015 443-840-4700, www.ccbcmd.edu/ceed/classes/youth.html.  
 
 
Bamboo Wind Chimes - Bamboo’s natural hollow form makes it an ideal choice for many instruments, particularly wind chimes. Come and create this musical craft to decorate your outdoor space. Please call or email releepark-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov to register. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 12 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Collaborative Creative Play Classes - Parents engage in play with their young children using objects that roll, stack, bend, expand and shrink-discovering each other's skills to imagine and create. The Imagination Playground, 105-large block set, and accessories stimulate creative thinking, active movement, and teamwork. Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus, 1- 3:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by February 25, 2015 443-840-4700, www.ccbcmd.edu/ceed/classes/youth.html.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Perry Hall High School PTSA 5K/1K - Perry Hall High School PTSA's third annual 5K/1K -- Running with the Gators. Registration for the 1K is free for children 5 and under with a registered adult. There will be 5K awards for top male and female as well as for age groups. Perry Hall High School, 4601 Ebenezer Road, Baltimore, 8:30 a.m., www.phhsptsa.org.  
 
 
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Mar 22  
The Columbia Figure Skating Club's Annual Spring Show - In this year's spring show, "Minions and Movies", skaters will bring scenes from favorite movies such as such as Annie, Mary Poppins, Frozen, and of course, Despicable Me to life on the ice. Columbia Ice Rink, 5876 Thunder Hill Road, Columbia, MD 21045 2 and 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.columbiafsc.com.  
 
 
Egg Roll and EGG-Stravaganza - Gather to make spring crafts and compete in Egg Roll Races. Free and fun for the whole family. The Holt Center, 34 Elmont Avenue, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: 2- 11, 410-887-5307, www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/recreation/program  
 
 
Using Life of Amazing Mendes to Help Foster Child Identity - Facilitated by Joan Grayson Cohen, Esq. LCSW-C and Rachael Abrams, LCSW-C. For parents and children ages 8 and older. Free and open to the community, pre-registration requested. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. 410-500-5371, www.jcsbaltimore.org/parenting-series.  
 
 
Free Youth Basketball Camp - For all students of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, PG County, Baltimore City, and Howard County. This is a 5-star level camp being offered for free to boys and girls of all ages. Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1905 Towncenter Dr., Odenton, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- 16, 443-743-0519,  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
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Mar 24  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 25  
Maryland Day Celebration - Books and photos on Maryland, gifts, and educational exhibits for children. Howard County Library Miller Branch, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., www.hchsmd.org.  
 
 
Ring and Remember on Maryland Day - Visit Historic Ellicott City to hear church bells and chimes. Historic Ellicott City, 9 a.m., www.hchsmd.org.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 26  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Mar 27  
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Kid's Night Out! - Enjoy the evening out while your kids enjoy a fun-filled night of nature activities. Children will participate in activities including arts and crafts, animal encounters, nature games and even a tasty pizza dinner. Spaces limited so be sure to register early. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 6- 9 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Mar 28  
Moss Workshop - The Natural History Society of Maryland offers an in-depth study of selected mosses at Banneker Park. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 03/27/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Natural Egg Dyeing - Join a naturalist to dye and decorate eggs the natural way. Don’t forget to bring your own dozen of white, hard boiled eggs. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Y Spring Eggstravaganza - The Y of Central Maryland will host a Spring Eggstravaganza on Saturday, March 28 at Family Center Ys throughout Central Maryland. This family-friendly event will feature a family egg hunt, crafts and more. Times and activities vary by location. Y of Central Maryland Family Centers, Tickets Reqd. www.ymaryland.org.  
 
 
Apple Orchard Pruning Day - Volunteers are invited to learn proper pruning techniques and harvest fruit earmarked for local food pantries. Then, take home cuttings to propagate in your own yard. No experience necessary and all ages welcome. Bring gloves and water. Tools will be provided. Sherwood Orchard, Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Environmental Film Festival - Nature Hike: 11 a.m. Environmental Film Festival short animation selections: noon-1 p.m. Featured Film: Field Biologist - 1 p.m. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 11 a.m.-- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Family Fire Safety Day - Free admission for Family Fire Safety Day at the Fire Museum of Maryland. Bring your fire extinguisher to be tested (for a small fee), purchase a new one, learn about a family fire safety plan, and see demos! Fire Museum of Maryland, 1301 York Road, Lutherville, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 0- 100, 410-321-7500, www.firemuseummd.org.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Free Urban Bird Watching Walks in Patterson Park - Over 200 bird species have visited Patterson Park--an urban oasis! Stroll and search for winter visitors and brush up on your bird ID skills. Binoculars available to borrow. Please request them in advance via email. Fountain in northwest corner of Patterson Park, Baltimore, 8- 9:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, 410-558-BIRD, pattersonpark.audubon.org.  
 
 
Tiny Tots Safari - A Bug's World - Crawl, fly, hop, or swim to see how big the world can be when you look at it from a bug's eye view! An hour of fun and education for the youngest nature lovers! Suggested donation per child. Northeast side of the Patterson Park Boat Lake, Baltimore, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5 w/adult, Reserv Reqd. by 03/18/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-558-BIRD, www.pattersonpark.audubon.org.  
 
 
Flashlight Egg Hunt - Need more challenge in your egg hunt? Use your night vision and a flashlight to find hidden eggs along the trails. Ages 5-12 from 7:30- 8:30 p.m. Expert level hunt for ages 10 to adults starts at 8 p.m. You’re never too old for and candy! Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 7:30- 9 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Cookies and Canvas - Cookies and Canvas is hosting a step by step painting class with instructions for your child to come home with a masterpiece. The children paint on gallery wrapped canvas, which is ready to hang with no framing required. Each session offers a new lesson in a series specially created for Irvine! Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Swooping Swallows Youth Birders - This naturalist led series introduces youth to competitive and scientific birding opportunities. Learn easy identification techniques, how to bird on a team, and teach others all about birds. You will make new friends, learn to bird, and create many memorable moments! Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 9:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 10 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Mar 29  
Spring Egg-stravaganza for Tots - Enjoy a stroller-friendly spring egg hunt through Robinson Nature Center’s indoor exhibits and along paved portions of the trail. Search for eggs and discover which animals laid them. Then, every child can meet our favorite springtime friend – Humphrey the Rabbit! Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 03/28/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Natural Egg Dyeing - Join a naturalist to dye and decorate eggs the natural way. Don’t forget to bring your own dozen of white, hard boiled eggs. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Wild World of Clouds - What are clouds and how do they affect your outdoor adventures? Play a game, create a cloud chart, and explore outside to see what types of clouds are soaring above you. Refreshments provided. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 2- 3 p.m., Ages: 4- 8, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 4- 6:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Free Youth Basketball Camp - For all students of Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, PG County, Baltimore City, and Howard County. This is a 5-star level camp being offered for free to boys and girls of all ages. Seven Oaks Elementary School, 1905 Towncenter Dr., Odenton, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 7- 16, 443-743-0519,  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Natural Egg Dyeing - Bring your own hard boiled eggs to celebrate the ancient tradition of egg-decorating. Use natural materials to craft eggs in several styles. Please call or email releepark-rp@baltimorecountymd.gov to register. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Natural Egg Dyeing - Egg dyeing is a lot of fun, especially when playing with nature’s ingredients. Discover how different spices, fruits and vegetables can be used to produce beautiful, natural colors! Just bring some boiled eggs (up to a dozen), and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting colorful. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- noon, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Mar 31  
Crane Crisis - Find out why Whooping Cranes are in danger and the amazing recovery efforts occurring at Patuxent’s research center to save them. Learn how one of the rarest birds in America is surviving extinction! Registration is required. National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 8- 10, Reserv Reqd. by 03/30/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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April

Apr 1  
Forest School - Take to the forest for a multi-age, play based learning experience designed to foster a strong connection with the natural world. Classes held entirely outdoors, so dress for weather. Willow Grove Nature Center, Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 2 and up, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Apr 2  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
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Apr 3  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Eggcellent Adventure - Hop to Terrapin Adventures for the most unique egg hunt in Maryland. Children will decorate their own egg cartons, pet live adorable bunnies, hunt for candy filled eggs, dress up in climbing gear, then soar to new heights for one hour on our Terrapin Explorer Course designed for ages 5-9. Terrapin Adventures, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, 11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
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Apr 4  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Spring has sprung! - Celebrate the return of Spring! Join a naturalist for a trek around the grounds in search of the signs and sounds of spring. Gather natural treasures to include in several natural crafts. Adult must accompany children. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 4 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 04/03/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Easter Egg Roll - Bring a basket with grass and enjoy Easter Bunny, games, prizes, crafts, animals, pony and hay rides, egg rolls (age specified times), food, and more. Pre-registration suggested. Call 301-600-2936 or visit www.recreator.com. Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 1- 90, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-600-1650, www.rosehillmuseum.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Eggs - Chickens aren’t the only ones! Investigate the fabulous world of egg laying creatures. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Eggs - Chickens aren’t the only ones! Investigate the fabulous world of egg laying creatures. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Egg Hunt and Craft Weekend - Children in different age groups (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission charge for farm applies, but no extra charge for the egg hunt or the weekend crafts. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Eggcellent Adventure - Hop to Terrapin Adventures for the most unique Egg Hunt in Maryland. Children will decorate their own egg cartons, pet live adorable bunnies, hunt for candy filled eggs, dress up in climbing gear then soar to new heights for one hour on our Terrapin Explorer Course designed for ages 5-9. Terrapin Adventures, 8600 Foundry Street, Savage, 11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
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Apr 5  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Egg Hunt and Craft Weekend - Children in different age groups (ages 1 to 3 and 4 to 6) will have a chance to hunt for eggs throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday. Admission charge for farm applies, but no extra charge for the egg hunt or the weekend crafts. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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Apr 7  
Girl Scout Day at Banneker - Earn the Brownie Try-it “Life in Colonial Times” or the Junior “Colonist Badge” with hands-on activities related to Mr. Banneker’s life. Dress for the weather; bring a picnic lunch to enjoy following the program. For Brownies and Juniors; patch included in cost. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: Brownies- Juniors, Reserv Reqd. by 04/06/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 8  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
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Apr 9  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
School’s Out: It’s a Treasure Hunt! - A day of Geocaching. Start with an Introduction of Geocaching from 10 a.m.-noon, then you’re on your own for lunch. Pick back up from 1-3 p.m. with Advanced Geocaching and Travel Bugs. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 5- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 04/08/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
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Apr 10  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
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Apr 11  
Junior Naturalists - Is your child at home on the trails? Junior Naturalists is a great way for them to make friends with other nature nuts and spend time in the outdoors. We’ll keep warm with hiking, arts and crafts, keeping a nature journal, and being part of citizen science projects. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 9:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Basket Making Workshop - Learn basket making with colonial interpreter, Joan Betzold, and construct Amy’s Basket, a useful 8x8x12” basket with an old and unusual pattern. Wear comfortable clothing that can get messy. Required supply list provided on registration. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 10- adult, Reserv Reqd. by 04/10/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Urban Pirates Opening Weekend - Climb aboard the pirate ship Fearless for a Family Adventure you won't forget. Learn to dress, talk, dance, play games like a pirate and blast away enemies with the water cannons. All Opening Weekend Family Adventure tickets are 25% off. Ann Street Pier, Fells Point, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-327-8378, www.urbanpirates.com/booking.html.  
 
 
Kerplunk! Free Family Art Drop-In - Open to families and kids of all ages! Drop in to the Creative Alliance for a tour and family art making fun. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for the entire afternoon to make a collage, drawing, or sculpture. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, noon- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Enchanted Forest Cherrybration Days - Celebrate Howard County’s “Cherrybration Days” at our farm with lots of pink pizzazz. All children in a family will get a free hay ride if at least one person in the family is dressed as a pink princess. Children may also dress up in princess gowns for a photo with the Farm's own Princess. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Howard County Housing Fair - This free fair will feature over 50 mortgage lenders, home builders, real estate experts, and county agencies to discuss purchasing/renting a home in Howard Co. Guided bus tours and prizes, including a lottery an opportunity to purchase a home in Howard Co at a reduced price. Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Rd, Columbia, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Ages: 0- 99, Reserv Reqd. www.howardcountyhousing.com.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
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Apr 12  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 4- 6:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Ken and Brad Kolodner with Genticorum - Baltimore’s father-son duo Ken & Brad Kolodner with Alex LacQuement (hammered dulcimer, twin fiddles, banjo, bass) and Genticorum in an intimate concert of old-time and Quebecois music. Genticorum (with fiddle, flute, guitar) are perhaps the best known purveyors of traditional French-Canadian music. The Stony Run Friends Meeting House, Baltimore, 7- 9 p.m., Reserv Reqd. 410-746-8387, www.kenkolodner.com/genticorum.  
 
 
Miniature Train Rides - Rides for the whole family. Realistic 1/8 scale model trains run on a 3/5 mile double track in Baltimore City's Leakin Park off Windsor Mill Road. FREE; 501(C)3 donations accepted. Second Sundays through November. GPS: 1950 Eagle Dr 21207 Leakin Park, Windsor Mill Rd, 11 a.m.- 3:30 p.m., 410-448-0730, www.calslivesteam.org.  
 
 
The Garden Galaxy: Spring Bulb Flower Show - Explore indoor moon and sun gardens designed with hundreds of flowering bulbs. Kids can look for flower aliens and mini-spaceships, and all visitors can enjoy the cosmic art exhibit by award-winning international mosaic artist, Yulia Hanansen. Rawlings Conservatory, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-396-0008, www.rawlingsconservatory.org.  
 
 
Enchanted Forest Cherrybration Days - Celebrate Howard County’s “Cherrybration Days” at our farm with lots of pink pizzazz. All children in a family will get a free hay ride if at least one person in the family is dressed as a pink princess. Children may also dress up in princess gowns for a photo with the Farm's own Princess. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Urban Pirates Opening Weekend - Climb aboard the pirate ship Fearless for a Family Adventure you won't forget. Learn to dress, talk, dance, play games like a pirate and blast away enemies with the water cannons. All Opening Weekend Family Adventure tickets are 25% off. Ann Street Pier, Fells Point, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-327-8378, www.urbanpirates.com/booking.html.  
 
 
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Apr 14  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 15  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 16  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
Schubert & Stravinsky - Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony brings his unique gift for song to the instrumental world of the symphony. Meanwhile Stravinsky’s landmark Petrushka is a musical event like no other. In between our Young Artist Competition winners will dazzle you with their thrilling performances. The Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, 7:30- 9:30 p.m., Ages: 0- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-465-8777, www.columbiaorchestra.org.  
 
 
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Apr 17  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment makes the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com/festivals/gaith/spring.  
 
 
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Apr 18  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Up in Smoke? Tobacco and the Colonial Economy - In Mr. Banneker’s day, tobacco was the economic mainstay of tidewater Maryland and points beyond. In fact, Ben’s father bought land that’s now the park with tobacco. Learn about the cultivation and uses of this controversial plant. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 04/17/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Frog Songs Night Hike - It’s spring -- the toads are trilling and the peepers peeping. Enjoy a night hike to the wet places on the Banneker farmstead to hear their songs and maybe catch a glimpse. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 6:30- 8 p.m., Ages: 5- adult, Reserv Reqd. by 04/17/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Privateer Festival 2015 - Fell's Point celebrates a full scale land invasion of living history, music, dance, kid’s activities, arts, crafts, food and libations. Fells Point, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., 410-675-8900, www.fellspointmainstreet.org/privateerfestival.htm.  
 
 
Past Times for Children: 1800's Food and Where to Find It - Children will explore the world of food and how to find it on a farm. Jack wakes up and asks his mother for pancakes, and then the food adventure begins. The book "Pancakes, Pancakes" by Eric Carle will be featured. They will make butter and eat it on homemade bread. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, 10- 11:15 am., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.hsccmd.org.  
 
 
Gem Mining Weekend - Enjoy the hands-on experience of gem mining. Purchase a bucket full of enriched ore, and use the water flume to discover gems you can take home with you. Fun for all ages. Geode cracking, too. For more information about gem mining, check www.mobileminingexperience.com. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment makes the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com/festivals/gaith/spring.  
 
 
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Apr 19  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature Fun Club - The 3rd Sunday of each month this spring, hang out with other kids who love nature and enjoy themed activities and craft-making. Each Sunday holds a new adventure, from scavenger hunts to nature hikes and from planetarium presentations to arts and crafts projects. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 4- 6:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk - Raise awareness of organ donation and kidney disease prevention at this fun, family-friendly event. Enjoy a 2-mile walk, refreshments, music, magic, face painting, crafts and games. Proceeds will support the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland’s patient services, education and research efforts. Camden Yards, 333 West Camden St., Baltimore, 9 a.m.- noon, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. www.kidneywalk.org.  
 
 
Privateer Festival 2015 - Fell's Point celebrates a full scale land invasion of living history, music, dance, kid’s activities, arts, crafts, food and libations. Fells Point, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., 410-675-8900, www.fellspointmainstreet.org/privateerfestival.htm.  
 
 
Gem Mining Weekend - Enjoy the hands-on experience of gem mining. Purchase a bucket full of enriched ore, and use the water flume to discover gems you can take home with you. Fun for all ages. Geode cracking, too. For more information about gem mining, check www.mobileminingexperience.com. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Gaithersburg - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment makes the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street, Gaithersburg, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com/festivals/gaith/spring.  
 
 
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Apr 21  
Homeschool Nature Day - Mr. Banneker was a curious naturalist. Hike his property, explore his trees, insects and more with hands on activities. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy following the program (optional). For homeschool families and groups. Price per person, no charge for children 3 and under. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 04/20/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 22  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 23  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 24  
Kid's Night Out! - Enjoy the evening out while your kids enjoy a fun-filled night of nature activities. Children will participate in activities including arts and crafts, animal encounters, nature games and even a tasty pizza dinner. Spaces limited so be sure to register early. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 6- 9 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment, artist demonstrations, and live music make the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com.  
 
 
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Apr 25  
2nd Annual Brigance Brigade Foundation 5.7K Championship Run - The Brigance Brigade Foundation hosts its 2nd annual 5.7K Championship Run & 1 Mile Family Run/Walk in the Canton neighborhood of Baltimore. Enjoy live music from Baltimore-based Dreamboat Armada, snacks and drinks, harbor views from the park, and a Kid’s Fun Zone featuring inflatable games. Canton Waterfront Park, Baltimore, 9 a.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. www.BriganceBrigade.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Moss Workshop - Join the Natural History Society of Maryland for an in-depth study of selected mosses at Banneker Park. Admission price is a donation to NHSM. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 04/24/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Junior Naturalists - Is your child at home on the trails? Junior Naturalists is a great way for them to make friends with other nature nuts and spend time in the outdoors. We’ll keep warm with hiking, arts and crafts, keeping a nature journal, and being part of citizen science projects. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 9:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Earth Day Celebration & Clean-Up - Celebrate Earth Day by restoring the park! Join a team of rangers and volunteers to remove invasive plants, pick up trash, work on trails, and plant some native plants. Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Nature Fest - Animals, nature walks, exhibits, archery lessons, campfire activities, story time, family nature crafts, creek exploration, silent auction. Catoctin Creek Nature Center, 2929 Sumantown Rd., Middletown, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 2- 90, 301-600-2051, www.Recreater.com.  
 
 
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory presents The Merchant of Venice in Original Pronunciation - BSF’s presentation will be the first time in 400 years that modern audiences will be able to hear The Merchant of Venice spoken in the accent of Shakespeare’s time – and the first time an OP production has been presented in the Mid-Atlantic area. The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary's, Baltimore, 8- 10:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-921-WILL (9455), www.shakespearefactory.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Amphibians & Reptiles - From frogs and newts to turtles and snakes, we’ll learn about the similarities and differences of these fabulous creatures. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Amphibians & Reptiles - From frogs and newts to turtles and snakes, we’ll learn about the similarities and differences of these fabulous creatures. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Baby Animal Weekend - See all the new babies at the farm this year. Lambs, kids, chicks, ducklings, and piglets. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment, artist demonstrations, and live music make the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com.  
 
 
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Apr 26  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Big Outdoors Event - Caitlin Dunbar Nature Center - See raptors from all over the world! Try archery, explore nature trails and climb a rock wall! Refreshments and other merchandise will be available for purchase. 5042 Ilchester Rd, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 0- 120, Tickets Reqd. 410-455-0542, www.gscm.org/event/big-outdoors-event-3.  
 
 
4th Annual Adam Thompson 5K Run/Walk - The race, on a USA Track and Field certified 5K course, honors the memory of Adam Thompson, a first-year Harford Community College student who was killed in an automobile accident in 2011. Proceeds from the race will benefit scholarships supporting students attending Harford Community College. Harford Community College, 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, 8 a.m., Tickets Reqd. 443-412-2449, harford.edu/adam.  
 
 
Spring Wildflower Walk - Our trails are home to many species of beautiful Maryland plants. Starting at the ranger station, we’ll hike to find a variety of flowers and shrubs. Robert E. Lee Park, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Baby Animal Weekend - See all the new babies at the farm this year. Lambs, kids, chicks, ducklings, and piglets. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Timonium - Celebrate spring with a shopping spree! More than 250 American artisans will personally show and sell their handcrafted work at the 40th annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival. Children’s entertainment, artist demonstrations, and live music make the show a fun weekend activity for the whole family. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-210-9900, www.sugarloafcrafts.com.  
 
 
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Apr 28  
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 29  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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Apr 30  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Arbutus Sailorettes Drum Corps, Color Guard, and Majorettes - Join Maryland's oldest Majorette, Color Guard and Drum Corps. Learn to twirl baton or flag, or march in a drum line. Baton twirlers can start as young as 3. Drum Corps meets Tuesdays at 6:30, Color Guard meets Wednesdays at 6:30, Majorettes meet Thursday at 6:30. Drop-ins welcome. Maiden Choice School, 4901 Shelbourne Road, Arbutus, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, arbutussailorettes.weebly.com.  
 
 
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May

May 1  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Ponds, Puddles & Creek Open House - Take the hayride to Cattail Creek. Wear water shoes as we go in the creek to catch critters! ID of the critter, habitats & life cycles are discussed. Feeding the farm animals is included. Price per child, adult admission free. Sharp Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville, noon- 1:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 04/30/15 Tickets Reqd. 410 489-2572, www.sharpfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 2  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Something to Croak About - Frogs will be singing and tadpoles will be swimming in the park’s lake and streams. Hike the trails to the vernal pools to look for our amphibian friends. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 7- 9 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Teddy Bear Farm Visit - Bring your bears! Free hayrides for all children who bring a teddy bear. Teddy bear contest at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. both days. Folk singing with Tony McGuffin from noon to 4 p.m. both days. Also, take your bears to meet the seven dwarfs and enjoy hands-on gem mining. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Family Concert: John Lithgow's Remarkable Farkle McBride - The BSO brings actor John Lithgow’s children’s book to orchestral life as a part of the family concert series. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, 11 a.m., Ages: 4 and up, Tickets Reqd. 410-783-8000, www.BSOmusic.org.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
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May 3  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Something to Croak About - Frogs will be singing and tadpoles will be swimming in the park’s lake and streams. Hike the trails to the vernal pools to look for our amphibian friends. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Teddy Bear Farm Visit - Bring your bears! Free hayrides for all children who bring a teddy bear. Teddy bear contest at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. both days. Folk singing with Tony McGuffin from noon to 4 p.m. both days. Also, take your bears to meet the seven dwarfs and enjoy hands-on gem mining. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Shrek The Musical - Everyone's favorite Ogre is back in this hilarious show based on the Oscar-winning film. Charm City Players was awarded "Best Family Theatre for 2014". Features free face painting and parking, a live orchestra, and an opportunity to meet the cast. St Timothy's School, 8400 Greenspring Ave., Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
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May 6  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Forest School - Take to the forest for a multi-age, play based learning experience designed to foster a strong connection with the natural world. Classes held entirely outdoors, so dress for weather. Willow Grove Nature Center, Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 2 and up, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Women’s History Month Celebration - The evening will feature live performances, exhibits and activities that focus on Women’s History around the world. National Aquarium, Baltimore, 5- 9 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.aqua.org.  
 
 
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May 7  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 8  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 9  
Junior Naturalists - Is your child at home on the trails? Junior Naturalists is a great way for them to make friends with other nature nuts and spend time in the outdoors. We’ll keep warm with hiking, arts and crafts, keeping a nature journal, and being part of citizen science projects. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 9:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: How Does Your Garden Grow - Understanding the science of growing and the benefits of plants is lots of fun when you do it with stories, games, and songs! Plant some seeds with us to give to your mom for Mother’s Day! Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: How Does Your Garden Grow - Understanding the science of growing and the benefits of plants is lots of fun when you do it with stories, games, and songs! Plant some seeds with us to give to your mom for Mother’s Day! Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Mother's Day Weekend - Free hayrides for all mothers and grandmothers accompanied by a child. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 10  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Mother's Day Weekend - Free hayrides for all mothers and grandmothers accompanied by a child. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 13  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 14  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature, Mom and Me - You and your preschooler will enjoy a different nature topic in each class with hands-on activities, stories, crafts and hikes. $15 members / $20 non-members. Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, Reserv Reqd. by 03/04/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.benjaminbanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
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May 15  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 16  
Stream Searchin' - Enjoy a fun hike to our stream and immerse in some aquatic exploration to find critters like crayfish, caddisflies, and salamanders. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
NAMIWalks Maryland - A 5K walk to stomp out the stigma around mental illness and raise money so NAMI can continue to offer free support and education programs around the state. Check-in at 10 a.m., walk begins at 11 a.m. Inner Harbor, West Shore Park, Reserv Reqd. www.namimd.org.  
 
 
17th Annual Walk/Run for SIDS & Child Loss - Share in a day of fellowship and celebration, rain or shine, as we walk, run, rollerblade, or bike ride. Don’t miss the touching dove release at 8:30 a.m. Funds raised go to the Center for Infant & Child Loss in support of bereavement counseling services for Maryland families. Quiet Waters Park, Sassafras Pavilion, Annapolis, 7:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 0- 100, Tickets Reqd. 800-808-7437, www.infantandchildloss.org.  
 
 
Children's Plein Air Quick Draw - Grab your paints, brushes, crayons, pastels, markers and head to the farm to join artists of all ages and skill levels for a day of art and fun. Plein air is painting outdoors. Entries will be judged and prizes awarded in both youth and adult categories. Baltimore County Ag Center, Cockeysville, 8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Reserv Reqd. by May 8 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-8973, www.marylandagriculture.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Past Times for Children: Farming and Living with Animals - Farming is hard work in Carroll County in the 1800’s. Caring for animals and collecting all the food they provide is a big chore. Children will experience this through creative play, singing, and stories. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, 10- 11:15 am., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.hsccmd.org.  
 
 
Horse Discovery Center Special Weekend - To celebrate everything equine in Maryland, have fun making stick horses on Saturday and Sunday. All materials will be provided, you just bring the creativity. Each child will have a stick horse to take home. Plus, enjoy the hands-on experience of gem mining this weekend. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
Symphonic Pops - This family-friendly concert brings together blockbuster hits from Broadway, the silver screen, popular song, light classics and more. The Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia, 7:30- 9:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-465-8777, www.columbiaorchestra.org.  
 
 
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May 17  
Stream Searchin' - Enjoy a fun hike to our stream and immerse in some aquatic exploration to find critters like crayfish, caddisflies, and salamanders. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Nature Fun Club - The 3rd Sunday of each month this spring, hang out with other kids who love nature and enjoy themed activities and craft-making. Each Sunday holds a new adventure, from scavenger hunts to nature hikes and from planetarium presentations to arts and crafts projects. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 03/14/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
Horse Discovery Center Special Weekend - To celebrate everything equine in Maryland, have fun making stick horses on Saturday and Sunday. All materials will be provided, you just bring the creativity. Each child will have a stick horse to take home. Plus, enjoy the hands-on experience of gem mining this weekend. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 20  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 21  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 22  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 23  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - Story Warriors learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework beloved childrens' tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Day-of drop-in available. Everyman Theatre, 315 West Fayette Street, Baltimore, 9:30- 11 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/classes/youth#yst.  
 
 
Gem Mining Weekend - Purchase a bucket full of enriched ore, and use the water flume to discover gems you can take home with you. Fun for all ages. Geode cracking, too. The petting farm and the rides will also be open on Monday, May 25. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 24  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Gem Mining Weekend - Purchase a bucket full of enriched ore, and use the water flume to discover gems you can take home with you. Fun for all ages. Geode cracking, too. The petting farm and the rides will also be open on Monday, May 25. Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Ages: 1- 99, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4049, www.clarklandfarm.com.  
 
 
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May 27  
Kid's Night Out! - Enjoy the evening out while your kids enjoy a fun-filled night of nature activities. Children will participate in activities including arts and crafts, animal encounters, nature games and even a tasty pizza dinner. Spaces limited so be sure to register early. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 6- 9 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 28  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 29  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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May 30  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Fish! - Come explore the exciting world of these underwater creatures. We’ll learn about our finned friends through stories, activities, and art. We’ll even try our hand at fish prints for you to take home. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 9:30- 10:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Fish! - Come explore the exciting world of these underwater creatures. We’ll learn about our finned friends through stories, activities, and art. We’ll even try our hand at fish prints for you to take home. Snack and take home craft provided. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
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May 31  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Free Chamber Concert - The amazing talents of our orchestra members are on display when they come together in small ensembles. Hear some of the great works of the chamber literature up close in a beautiful, intimate setting. The concert is FREE and no seat reservation is required. Donations to support the series accepted. Christ Episcopal Church, Columbia, 3- 4:30 p.m., 410-465-8777, www.columbiaorchestra.org.  
 
 
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June

Jun 3  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 4  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 5  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 6  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Music Box Series: Around the Globe - Journey across the globe through music, song, and dance as the BSO celebrates a multitude of cultures around the world. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, 10 a.m., Ages: 6 months- 3 years, Tickets Reqd. 410-783-8000, www.BSOmusic.org.  
 
 
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Jun 7  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 10  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 11  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 12  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 13  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Music Box Series: Around the Globe - Journey across the globe through music, song, and dance as the BSO celebrates a multitude of cultures around the world. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, 10 a.m., Ages: 6 months- 3 years, Tickets Reqd. 410-783-8000, www.BSOmusic.org.  
 
 
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Jun 14  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Harford Ballet Company presents Cinderella - This classic fairy tale will be a delight to audience members complete with a fairy Godmother, handsome prince and an unforgettable ball! The production features charming sets, beautiful costumes and magical staging. Bel Air High School, 6 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-877-0777, www.harfordballetcompany.org.  
 
 
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Jun 17  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 18  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 19  
Tales and Tails! - Join Irvine for a few animal stories followed by an up close interaction with Irvine’s animal friends. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10- 10:45 a.m., Ages: all ages, w/ adult, 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 20  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Past Times for Children: One Room School Houses - Children will learn what it was like to attend school in the 1800’s. They will visit a one school house through creative play, various activities, and stories. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, 10- 11:15 am., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.hsccmd.org.  
 
 
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Jun 21  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 24  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Wonderful World of Worms Open House - The perfect introduction to composting for children! Learn about worms and the part they play in composting. Bring a baggie of food scraps as we learn to make a compost pile. All children pot a plant to take home. Price per child. Adult admission free. Sharp Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 06/23/15 410-489-2572, www.sharpfarm.com.  
 
 
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Jun 25  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 26  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jun 27  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
137th Clarksville Picnic - Come to a day filled with kid's games, pony and hay rides, face painting, your favorite fair foods and sweet treats! There's also a magic show and lots of music. There's plenty for the grown-ups to do – Bingo, a silent auction, plant sale, hand-made crafts, White Elephant garage sale, and more. 12500 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, noon- 9 p.m., 410-531-6040,  
 
 
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Jun 28  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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July

Jul 1  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 2  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 3  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 5  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 8  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Ponds, Puddles & Creek Open House - Take the hayride to Cattail Creek. Wear water shoes as we go in the creek to catch critters! ID of the critter, habitats & life cycles are discussed. Feeding the farm animals is included. Price per child, adult admission free. Sharp Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville, noon- 1:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 04/30/15 Tickets Reqd. 410 489-2572, www.sharpfarm.com.  
 
 
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Jul 9  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 10  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 11  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 12  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 13  
International Conference on Eye Disorders and Treatment - OMICS Group International invites all participants across the world to join the grand International Conference on Eye Disorders and treatment which is going to be held during July 13-15, 2015 at Double Tree Hilton BWI Airport, Baltimore, USA. Double Tree Hilton BWI Airport, Baltimore, 8 a.m.- 7 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 650-268-9744, eye.conferenceseries.com.  
 
 
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Jul 15  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 16  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 17  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 18  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Past Times for Children: School Yard Games - Your child will learn what type of games students played during recess in the 1800’s. They will play various games. Sing songs and create a game to take home. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, 10- 11:15 am., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.hsccmd.org.  
 
 
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Jul 19  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 22  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 23  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 24  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 25  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 26  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 29  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 30  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
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Jul 31  
Fells Point Wicked History Walking Tour - Join Baltimore Wicked History Tours and go back to when Fells Point was a colorful, dangerous place to visit, teaming with sailors, pirates, and immigrants looking for a better life. This is a Baltimore history tour like no other! Tour runs Wed.-Sat., 3-4:30 p.m., and Sun., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sidewalk outside Max's sidebar, 731 S. Broadway, Baltimore, Ages: 6- 106, Tickets Reqd. 410-357-1186, wickedhistorybaltimore.com.  
 
 
Ponds, Puddles & Creek Open House - Take the hayride to Cattail Creek. Wear water shoes as we go in the creek to catch critters! ID of the critter, habitats & life cycles are discussed. Feeding the farm animals is included. Price per child, adult admission free. Sharp Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville, noon- 1:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 04/30/15 Tickets Reqd. 410 489-2572, www.sharpfarm.com.  
 
 
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August

Aug 8  
Ponds, Puddles & Creek Open House - Take the hayride to Cattail Creek. Wear water shoes as we go in the creek to catch critters! ID of the critter, habitats & life cycles are discussed. Feeding the farm animals is included. Price per child, adult admission free. Sharp Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 08/07/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-489-2572, www.sharpfarm.com.  
 
 
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September

Sep 5  
September Brings More Family Fun to Towson Town Center - September 12: The Wonderful Wacky World of Wild Willy Woo Woo September 19: Storytime & Sing-a-long with Miss Julie September 26: Mr. Jones and his Amazing Suitcase Circus Towson Town Center, Grand Court, Level 1, 10- 10:45 a.m., www.towsontowncenter.com/events/2014-family-fun-day.  
 
 
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Sep 27  
5th Annual Run Wild for Autism - Featuring 5K run through the Maryland Zoo and Druid Hill Park, family fun run/walk through the Maryland Zoo, professionally managed race by Charm City Run, post-race awards ceremony, family activities, Zoo Animal Ambassadors, give-away items, and post-race snacks. Maryland Zoo, Baltimore, 7- 11 a.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-330-5370, www.pathfindersforautism.org/news/view/430.  
 
 
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October

Oct 14  
Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race Dockside Schooner Tours - This October, schooners participating in the 25th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race (GCBSR) will fill Baltimore’s docks. Baltimore Marine Centers at Lighthouse Point, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., www.schoonerrace.org.  
 
 
Animal Mothers - Learn how wild moms care for their babies and meet the only marsupial mom in North America. Make a gift for the mom in your life. Willow Grove Nature Education Center at Cromwell Valley Park, Baltimore, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 4- adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-2503, cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
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Oct 18  
Mendes I. Cohen and the Story of Early American Jewry - The first Jews in the Americas lived in the Caribbean. They were part of a dynamic Sephardic network of trade and culture that bridged Europe to its colonial outposts. We will explore how these early American Jews, liked Mendes Cohen, were a part of the global Jewish community. Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, MD noon, 410-732-6400, www.jewishmuseummd.org.  
 
 
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November

Nov 15  
Play Fit-Stay Fit: A Mother-Son Outing - Play Fit Stay Fit is a mother-son event that focuses on fun fitness, healthy lifestyles and the special relationship between a mother and son. There will be face painting, bounce house, hula hoops, relay races, jump ropes, zumba, dancing and more. The League, 1111 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Tickets Reqd. 915-255-9390, www.playfitstayfit.com.  
 
 
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September

Sep 6  
Ravens Spa Tailgate Party & Play Date - Whenever its not PINK its PURPLE! Join Tickled Pink & Posh Party Boutique at our Ravens Spa Tailgate Party & Play Date! The princesses will enjoy a RAVENS inspired manicure, Makeup Makeover, Designing of a purple craft, all while enjoying a pizza party,Drinks,Dessert, Singing Dancing & GAMES! Tickled Pink and Posh Party Boutique, 9627 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, 1- 3:30 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 8/30/14 Tickets Reqd. 443-204-0076, www.tickledpinkandposhparty.com.  
 
 
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Sep 14  
Nature Quest Canoe Tour - Enjoy canoeing on the lake while searching for the Nature Quest marker. Call or email to reserve a canoe. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
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May

May 24  
Fairies and Elves - Learn all about these mysterious inhabitants of the forest and search for their presence at Oregon Ridge Park. Enjoy crafting houses for them and make a craft to take home, too! Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.