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Events Ongoing Throughout December  
  Meet the Rock Stars Of The War Of 1812 - The Maryland Historical Society’s Museum will continue Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive Civil War exhibit in 2012. The exhibit “Divided Voices: Maryland in the Civil War” tells the war in personal terms. On the weekends there will be MD historical players there to act out history. 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, 7/14 through 12/30 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., 410-685-3750, mdhs.org.  
 
 
  Girly Posh & Glamourous Play Dates - It doesn't have to be your daughter’s birthday to be pampered, bring her in for a posh treatment fit for a princess. Enjoy posh spa services in our all pink party boutique! Complete with music or a movie, arts and crafts, and a glamorous snack, she will have a blast. Tickled Pink & Posh Party Boutique, 9627 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, 5/12 through 12/31 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., Ages: 1- 17, Reserv Reqd, Tickets Reqd. 443-204-0076, tickledpinkandposhparty@gmail.com.  
 
 
  Curious George: Let's Get Curious! - The new, traveling Curious George exhibit inspires young children’s natural curiosity as they explore early science, math and engineering through hands-on interactive play. Runs through February 6, 2015. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 5/17 through 2/6 Tickets Reqd. 410-727-8120, www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
  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.  
 
 
  101 Dalmations - When Mr. and Mrs. Dearly welcome a new litter of Dalmatians to their 1950s London home, Cruella de-Vil is quick to plot their kidnap. Loving puppy parents Pongo and Missis discover their location, and set out on a harrowing adventure through the countryside to rescue their puppies. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, 11/19 through 1/11 Ages: 4 and up, Tickets Reqd. 301-718-8803, www.imaginationstage.org.  
 
 
  Handel’s Messiah - Includes such timeless favorites as “And the Glory of the Lord” and the “Hallelujah Chorus.” Also presented on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 12/20 through 12/21 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 301-581-5100, nationalphilharmonic.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.  
 
 
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December

Dec 18  
Late Night on Lloyd Street: DIY Olive Oil! ImPRESSive! - Bring “olive” the questions you’ve ever had about olive oil! We’ll be making olive oil with our friends from the Pearlstone Center farm. You can even make infused or colored oil that works great as holiday gifts for friends and family! Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd Street, Baltimore, 6- 9 p.m., 410-732-6400, www.jewishmuseummd.org.  
 
 
Thrifty Tuesdays and Thursdays! - Reduced general admission to Port Discovery after 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Park on the Roof Top Deck of Harbor Park Garage for a discounted rate from 12:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. Pick up a validated ticket at the Box Office. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 1- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.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.  
 
 
Hanukkah Open House - Beth El is opening a new preschool and Hebrew School downtown. Join us to celebrate Hanukkah, tour the location and meet the staff. Enjoy latkahs, mandarin orange salad, olive tasting, and Dunkin Donuts. There will be crafts for children of all ages, dreidel games, Hanukkah songs, and stories! 1530 Battery Avenue, Baltimore, 5- 7 p.m., Ages: 0- 13, Reserv Reqd. by 12/17/14 410-602-2245, www.bethelbalto.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
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Dec 19  
The Fresh Beat Band - Nickelodeon's fab four play their greatest hits live on stage. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, 6:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.bsomusic.org.  
 
 
Wild, Wonderful Wolves - Discover the wild world of wolves! In this interactive program children will learn not only how to howl like a wolf, but why they howl, why they live in a pack, and much more. Registration is required Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 12/18/14 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Target $2 Family Fun Night - Join Port Discovery on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night! General admission is just $2 per person from 4 pm - 8 pm. Tickets must be purchased at the door. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 4- 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Kiddie Crusoe's Kids Night Out Camp - Includes: Supervised Play in Kiddie City, our indoor playground, and moonbounce area, pizza dinner, games, craft, and movie. Children must be potty-trained. Pre-registration with pre-payment is required, email adventures@kiddiecrusoe.com Kiddie Crusoe, 7 Fox Tail Rd, Timonium, 5- 9 p.m., Ages: 2.5- 9, Reserv Reqd. by 9/12/14 Tickets Reqd. 410-853-7910, www.kiddiecrusoe.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
Kids' Night Out - Drop off the kids for a few hours while you shop. Children can make wonderful nature crafts, look for nighttime creatures, make gingerbread houses and gingerbread people, and participate in holiday activities. Registration is limited, sign up early. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 6- 9 p.m., Ages: 6- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Family Friday at Christmas Village in Baltimore - Send letters to the Christkind in Germany with our Christkind mailbox. A clown, face painters and a balloon artist provide entertainment. A childrens’ reading hour inside the heated festival tent starts every Friday at 1:30 PM in cooperation with the Baltimore Visitor Center. West Shore Park, 501 Light Street, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., www.baltimore-christmas.com.  
 
 
A Year with Frog & Toad - A Year With Frog and Toad magically brings the treasured characters created by Arnold Lobel in the “Frog and Toad” book series to life. Best friends Frog and Toad hop through four jazzy, toe-tapping seasons filled with fun while rejoicing in their differences and reveling in their friendship. 9130-I Red Branch Road, Columbia, 7:30- 9 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.redbranctheatrecompany.com.  
 
 
Parents' Night Out PJ Party: Frog & Toad - Held twice during A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD at Red Branch Theatre, parents will be able to drop their children off to watch the show, supervised by DLC staff. Following the performance, PJ Party kids will engage in activities, arts and crafts, and fun related to the show. 9130-I Red Branch Road, Columbia, 7- 11 p.m., Ages: 5- 12, Reserv Reqd. by 12/12/14 Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.redbranchtheatrecompany.com.  
 
 
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Dec 20  
Saturday Critter Feeding - Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Where Is Everyone? - Learn about the amazing ways animals have adapted to survive winters’ cold with hands on activities and a hike. Dress for the weather! Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 8- 11, Reserv Reqd. by 12/19/14 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Early Bounce Special! - Join us from 10 a.m.-noon on the first and third Saturday during the month of December for $4 Bounce! All proceeds collected will go to the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
Celebrate the Holidays With The Village of Cross Keys - Celebrate the holidays with us at The Village of Cross Keys. Have breakfast with Santa at Scoozi’s (call 410-435-0101 for reservations), Today’s 101.9 WLIF will be on Poinsettia Patrol and the first 101 shoppers will get one free. There will be carolers, crafts, live music, and more. 5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., 410-323-1000, www.villageofcrosskeys.com.  
 
 
Urban Bird Watching Walks in Patterson Park - 200 species of birds have been documented in Patterson Park, so bring the family to stroll and search for winter visitors. We have binoculars to lend you. Please request them in advance via e-mail. Free. Fountain in northwest corner of Patterson Park, Baltimore, 8- 9:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, by none 410-558-BIRD, pattersonpark.audubon.org.  
 
 
Kiddie Crusoe's Kids Night Out Camp - Includes: Supervised Play in Kiddie City, our indoor playground, and moonbounce area, pizza dinner, games, craft, and movie. Children must be potty-trained. Pre-registration with pre-payment is required, email adventures@kiddiecrusoe.com Kiddie Crusoe, 7 Fox Tail Rd, Timonium, 5- 9 p.m., Ages: 2.5- 9, Reserv Reqd. by 9/12/14 Tickets Reqd. 410-853-7910, www.kiddiecrusoe.com.  
 
 
Magic for Kids with Brian Kehoe - Magic for beginners teaches the core skills necessary to perform simple magic. Drop-in, or sign up for the six-week session. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 7- 12, Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Critter Dinner Time - Watch our turtles, fish and snakes eat while learning more about these fascinating creatures. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 1:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Elfin' Around - Celebrate this holiday mascot as we read a story, make a craft, and enjoy tasty treats all in the honor of elves! Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 4- 8, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Island Dreams Terrarium - Getting cold? Create warm thoughts as you personalize an island themed terrarium with tropical plants and a tiny, dreamy hammock. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: all ages, under 13 w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
S'mores, Stars & the Winter Solstice - On this week, the Ursid meteor shower will be visible throughout the night. Gather around our campfire to learn about the solstice and the stars and warm up while roasting s’mores. 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.  
 
 
A Year with Frog & Toad - A Year With Frog and Toad magically brings the treasured characters created by Arnold Lobel in the “Frog and Toad” book series to life. Best friends Frog and Toad hop through four jazzy, toe-tapping seasons filled with fun while rejoicing in their differences and reveling in their friendship. 9130-I Red Branch Road, Columbia, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.redbranctheatrecompany.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Medieval Times - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
Past Times For Children - Life on a Farm - Life on a farm in the 1800's was very busy for children. Explore the routines of a day through the eyes of a child. Participate in dramatic play, activities, stories, and create a craft. Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, Maryland 10- 11:15 a.m., Ages: 4- 7, Reserv Reqd. by December 15, 2014 Tickets Reqd. 410-848-6494, www.HSCCmd.org.  
 
 
Gingerbread Houses for You and the Birds - Bring the family to create a gingerbread masterpiece. Decorate one for your house and create another with seeds and fruit for the birds. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
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Dec 21  
Free Family Sundays at the BMA - American Artists - Activities the entire family can enjoy. Express your inner artist in a hands-on art-making workshop. The Baltimore Museum of Art, 2- 5 p.m., 443-573-1700, www.artbma.org.  
 
 
Gingerbread Houses for You and the Birds - Bring the family to create a gingerbread masterpiece. Decorate one for your house and create another with seeds and fruit for the birds. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Storytime: Old and New! - Listen to nature stories of old and new in this interactive story time! Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 12/20/14 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Nature Fun Club - Join us on the 3rd Sunday of each month to hang out with other kids that love nature and enjoy themed activities and craft-making. From scavenger hunts to nature hikes and from planetarium presentations to arts and crafts projects. Cost is $10 members, $12 nonmembers per class. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 4- 11, Reserv Reqd. by 10/18/14 Tickets Reqd. 410-313-0400, www.howardcountymd.gov/RobinsonNatureCenter.htm.  
 
 
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
Otterly Fun! - Can you scamper like an otter? Examine bones, skull, paw prints and furskin to learn about the otter’s lifestyle. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 2- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, under 13 w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
S'mores, Stars & the Winter Solstice - On this week, the Ursid meteor shower will be visible throughout the night. Gather around our campfire to learn about the solstice and the stars and warm up while roasting s’mores. 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.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Medieval Times - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Dec 22  
Storytime: Old and New! - Listen to nature stories of old and new in this interactive story time! Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 12/21/14 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 23  
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.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Treasure Tuesdays at Christmas Village in Baltimore - Every Tuesday, Elfie, the sneaky Christmas Village elf, will be hiding in one of our vendor booths waiting to be found. Once you find her, take a selfie with Elfie, post it to our Facebook wall with the #TreasureTuesday and the picture with the most likes by the end of the day will win a prize. West Shore Park, 501 Light Street, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., www.baltimore-christmas.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 24  
Celebrate the Holidays With The Village of Cross Keys - Celebrate the holidays with us at The Village of Cross Keys. Have breakfast with Santa at Scoozi’s (call 410-435-0101 for reservations), Today’s 101.9 WLIF will be on Poinsettia Patrol and the first 101 shoppers will get one free. There will be carolers, crafts, live music, and more. 5100 Falls Road, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., 410-323-1000, www.villageofcrosskeys.com.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 25  
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
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Dec 26  
Winter Break Festivities - Don’t miss our special winter themed programs and performances! Sing and dance along with Mr. Norman, make your own Snow Pal, construct a winter penguin using recycled materials, discover how blubber keeps polar bears warm and more! Visit website for a full list of programs. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 27  
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Festivities - Don’t miss our special winter themed programs and performances! Sing and dance along with Mr. Norman, make your own Snow Pal, construct a winter penguin using recycled materials, discover how blubber keeps polar bears warm and more! Visit website for a full list of programs. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Estuary Science Lab: Frozen Water is Cool - Did you know frozen water can grab a string, push up weights, keep animals warm, and more! Discover why solid water is so unique through a variety of experiments. Make-n-take snow crystals. Bonus: sing songs from “Frozen” while helping make ice cream in a can. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 2:30- 4 p.m., Ages: 5- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688 www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Let It Snow - Snow will be the star of the show as we listen to stories, make a craft, and walk in the woods. Return to the Center and warm up with hot chocolate and tasty treats. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 3- 6, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Medieval Times - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Dec 28  
Free Family Sundays at the BMA - Object Lesson - The whole family can enjoy an interactive object lesson. The Baltimore Museum of Art, 2- 2:45 p.m., 443-573-1700, www.artbma.org.  
 
 
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Festivities - Don’t miss our special winter themed programs and performances! Sing and dance along with Mr. Norman, make your own Snow Pal, construct a winter penguin using recycled materials, discover how blubber keeps polar bears warm and more! Visit website for a full list of programs. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
Holiday Open House - Gather up your family and guests and drop in to the Estuary Center for a relaxing afternoon visiting with the naturalist, celebrating a year of accomplishments, taking a holiday themed photo with the critters, and enjoying light refreshments. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 12:30- 4:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Medieval Times - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Dec 29  
School's Out Days - Looking for something fun for your child to do when school is out? Unplug the kids and let them spend the day at the park! Bring lunch, snack, and water. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 6- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Winter Break Festivities - Don’t miss our special winter themed programs and performances! Sing and dance along with Mr. Norman, make your own Snow Pal, construct a winter penguin using recycled materials, discover how blubber keeps polar bears warm and more! Visit website for a full list of programs. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
American Tail Movie at the Charles - Bolton Hill Nursery's Afternoon at the Movies: An American Tail Fundraiser. Charles Theater, Baltimore, 4- 6 p.m., Ages: 0- 100, Tickets Reqd. bhnsanamericantail.brownpapertickets.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 30  
Winter Break Festivities - Don’t miss our special winter themed programs and performances! Sing and dance along with Mr. Norman, make your own Snow Pal, construct a winter penguin using recycled materials, discover how blubber keeps polar bears warm and more! Visit website for a full list of programs. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Dec 31  
Kids' Fun Day - Free kids' entertainment every Wednesday through December 31 (no program Dec. 24). Eastpoint Mall, Baltimore, 11 a.m., 410-284-0934, www.eastpointmall.com/event/kids-fun-day-schedule-may-june-.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Activities - Special ArtCart appearances and winter-inspired art activities all week long. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.  
 
 
Open Jump - Join us for our amazingly fun filled Open jump time! Our open jumps are always a blast for kids and parents a like! And also free wifi! Pump It Up, 11515 Cronridge Dr, Owings Mills, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: 1- 100, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-9050, www.pumpitupparty.com/event-calendar/owings-mills-md.  
 
 
Noon Year's Eve at My Gym Bel Air - Ring in the New Year with an awesome party at My Gym! We'll have a live deejay playing the best music, action-packed games, a bounce house, a balloon drop, refreshments, and much more! You must reserve your spot in advance. My Gym, 1206-C Agora Dr., Bel Air, 10:30- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 1- 5, Reserv Reqd. by 12/31/2014 Tickets Reqd. 410-838-3042, www.mygym.com/belair.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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January

Jan 1  
Winter Break Activities - Special ArtCart appearances and winter-inspired art activities all week long. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Jan 2  
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.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
Winter Break Activities - Special ArtCart appearances and winter-inspired art activities all week long. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.  
 
 
Winter Break Bounce - Come bounce with us during winter break. Group rates start at 8+ children. Big House of Bounce, 6526 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Ages: 1- 14, Tickets Reqd. 410-225-3215, www.bighouseofbounce.biz.  
 
 
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Jan 3  
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
History Alive! Electrifying Colonial Science - Families are transported back in time to the 1750's to recreate some of the electrical experiments that made Ben Franklin famous. A costumed interpreter will safely guide visitors through the experiments. Following this special program, visitors may make and take home an 18th century toy. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, noon & 2 p.m., Ages: 6- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-752-2462 x209, www.mountclare.org.  
 
 
Magic for Kids with Brian Kehoe - Magic for beginners teaches the core skills necessary to perform simple magic. Drop-in, or sign up for the six-week session. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 7- 12, Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Full Moon Night Hike and Campfire - Button up your overcoat and pull on the long johns! Enjoy an evening hike in Mr. Banneker’s woods, lit by the first full moon of 2015. Cheery campfire and hot cocoa follows. Bring flashlight. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 7- 8 p.m., Ages: 5- adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Animal Tracks! - Look for signs of the animals around us! Make plaster casts of tracks of some of our friends in the Cove! 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: Animal Tracks! - Look for signs of the animals around us! Make plaster casts of tracks of some of our friends in the Cove! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
Saturday Critter Feeding - Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
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Jan 4  
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Jan 6  
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.  
 
 
Tiny Wonders - What do preschoolers wonder about? Cultivate your child’s natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
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Jan 7  
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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Jan 8  
Gerdan Ensemble from Ukraine - This performance, co-sponsored by World Artists Experiences, is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 7 p.m., 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.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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Jan 9  
Roaming Racoons - Discover the world of these mysterious masked mammals that roam our neighborhoods under the cover of darkness. Learn through hands-on activities and make a craft. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 5- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 01/08/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Preschool Nature Series - Live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of the park. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
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Jan 10  
Saturday Critter Feeding - Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Rick Recht- A Community Havdalah Concert - Bring the whole family for a special evening of song with Jewish musical sensation Rick Recht, the top touring musician in Jewish music. His repertoire offers a unique blend of pop music, Hebrew and Jewish texts, and messages of social responsibility. Co-presented with PJ Library. Gordon Center For Performing Arts, Owings Mills, 7 p.m., Ages: all ages, Tickets Reqd. 410-356-7469, www.rickrecht.com.  
 
 
Butterfly & Hummingbird Children’s Garden - Children and gardening are a natural pair. Watch a slide tour of butterflies and hummingbirds visiting blooming native plants while making a decorated pot with garden signs, soil, and native plant seedlings. Reward yourself with butterfly cookies. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, 1:30- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 3 and up, under 13 w Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Winter Ornaments - Time to put away those Christmas decorations and deck the halls with winter ones! Use natural materials to bring the winter inside. Cromwell Valley Park, Willow Grove Nature Education Center, Baltimore, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Curious George: Day at the Circus! - Join Curious George with circus games, a scavenger hunt, spin art, mask making, plus a moon bounce and performances by the Kindersinger. See website for schedule. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Magic for Kids with Brian Kehoe - Magic for beginners teaches the core skills necessary to perform simple magic. Drop-in, or sign up for the six-week session. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 7- 12, Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
DIY Snow Globes - Make your own snow globe out of repurposed materials. Great for a gift and great for the environment! Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: 7 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Winter Bird Walk - Search for birds in several refuge habitats on this guided hike. Field guides and binoculars recommended. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 8- 10 a.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 01/09/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Christmas Bird Count for Kids - A morning of fun at Swan Harbor! No experience necessary. Start with birding basics, then go birding in teams to identify and count as many birds as we can, ending the morning with a tally of birds seen while enjoying refreshments. Binoculars provided. Swan Harbor Farm, Harford County, 8:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 16, Reserv Reqd. by January 9 443-752-1967, harfordyouthbirding.org.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Jan 11  
Snowman Shelf-Sitter Gourd - Create a snowman for the season using a bottle gourd! He wears a cute top hat and holds three hearts in his stick arms. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 2- 3:30 p.m., Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
The Wizard of Oz - Family performance live on stage to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the classic 1939 Movie featuring pre- and post-show activities. Hannah More Arts Center at St. Timothy's School, Stevenson, 2- 4:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-472-4737, www.CharmCityPlayers.com.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
Cookies and Canvas – Animals in Wintertime - 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.  
 
 
Movie and the Mind of an Entrepreneur - Join Sky’s the Limit Youth Academy for a Movie activity and post-screening discussion on youth entrepreneurship and leadership. Featuring: KIDCO (PG). Seating is limited. Please reserve seats at skysleaderforum.eventbrite.com Northwest Hospital Education Center – Reister Room, 5401 Old Court Road, Randallstown, 3- 5 p.m., Ages: 5- 15, Reserv Reqd. by 1/9/15 443-633-4811, skysleaderforum.eventbrite.com.  
 
 
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
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Jan 12  
Free Open Rehearsal - Join Jason Love and the Columbia Orchestra at The Gathering Place for an open rehearsal. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the creative, collaborative process of putting a concert together. Imagine the new insight into the music you'll have after seeing the process of putting it together! The Gathering Place, Columbia, 7:30- 10 p.m., 410-465-8777, www.columbiaorchestra.org/open_rehearsals.  
 
 
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Jan 13  
Tiny Wonders - What do preschoolers wonder about? Cultivate your child’s natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Homeschool Day - Discounted admission to Museum exhibitions available. Homeschool families are invited to participate in a range of hands-on programs encouraging students to practice the professional skills used by architects. National Building Museum, Washington, D.C., 10 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 4- 14, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 202-272-2448, www.nbm.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.  
 
 
Winter Story Time for Preschoolers - Warm up with Miss Cherry as she reads a cool winter story, complete with music, movement and puppets. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 3- 6, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
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Jan 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.  
 
 
Who's Clues - A fun, interactive program to solve the mystery of who's been roaming the refuge by reading tracks, traces, and scat clues. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10- 11 a.m., Ages: 8- 10, Reserv Reqd. by 01/13/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
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Jan 15  
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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Jan 16  
Target $2 Family Fun Night - Join Port Discovery on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night! General admission is just $2 per person from 4 pm - 8 pm. Tickets must be purchased at the door. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 4- 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars - Lively Arts for Little Ones presents this fun family concert featuring Mr. Gabe and the Circle Time All-Stars performing nursery rhymes, folk songs, and modern day favorites. Children under 2 admitted free. The Other Barn, Columbia, 10 a.m., Ages: birth- 6, Tickets Reqd. 410-730-4610, oaklandmills.com.  
 
 
An Otter Tale - Live the life of an otter in this “otterageous,” hands-on program. Learn why otters are so at home in the water. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 5- 7, Reserv Reqd. by 01/15/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Winter Constellations - Be sure to bundle up and enjoy some hot chocolate as you take a look at different constellations. Learn to use a star wheel, how to pick out planets, and much more. The evening will include cookies and hot chocolate to stay warm under the stars! Admission price per family. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 7- 8:15 p.m., Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Jan 17  
Saturday Critter Feeding - Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
History Alive! Electrifying Colonial Science - Families are transported back in time to the 1750's to recreate some of the electrical experiments that made Ben Franklin famous. A costumed interpreter will safely guide visitors through the experiments. Following this special program, visitors may make and take home an 18th century toy. Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, noon & 2 p.m., Ages: 6- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-752-2462 x209, www.mountclare.org.  
 
 
I Have a Dream Weekend Celebration - Community comes to life over the three-day "I Have a Dream" weekend. Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with special programs such as Negro League Baseball Museum Meet and Greet, African American Quilters, percussion garden, performances, crafts, and activities. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Magic for Kids with Brian Kehoe - Magic for beginners teaches the core skills necessary to perform simple magic. Drop-in, or sign up for the six-week session. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 7- 12, Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Full Wolf Moon Hike & Campfire - Tradition and folklore dub this January’s moon the Wolf Moon. Let its light guide your way to the back trails of the park, then gather around our campfire to warm up with hot chocolate. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 7- 9 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. 443-415-9524, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Role of the Citizen in Preserving American Freedom - Be inspired at an informative panel discussion on the citizens’ important role in preserving our freedoms. The panelists will be Councilman Tom Quirk; Judge Robert M. Bell; and Dr. Jean Baker. A question and answer period will follow. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1:30- 3:30 p.m., Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
MLK Jr. Family Festival - Come together to celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through theatrical and musical performances, our special guests will help us reflect on the importance of free speech and diverse communities. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., 410-547-9000, www.thewalters.org.  
 
 
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Jan 18  
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
A Day of Flying in the Great Hall - Fun flying workshops throughout the day. National Building Museum Building Zone, Washington, D.C., 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Tickets Reqd. 202-272-2448, www.nbm.org.  
 
 
I Have a Dream Weekend Celebration - Community comes to life over the three-day "I Have a Dream" weekend. Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with special programs such as Negro League Baseball Museum Meet and Greet, African American Quilters, percussion garden, performances, crafts, and activities. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
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Jan 19  
AVAM celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - A celebration in honor of the life and dreams of one of the greatest visionaries in America's history. Join us for guided tours, birthday cake, music, workshops, and a special performance from Keur Khaleyi African Dance Company at this free, fun-filled day. Free admission to the museum as well. American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., www.avam.org.  
 
 
Terrapin Adventures School’s Out Program - Children will improve their balance and agility, learn team building skills, and participate in uplifting activities to expand their horizons. Two groups divided by age. Pizza lunch included. Before and after care available. Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 5- 13, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.terrapinadventures.com.  
 
 
School's Out Workshop - Lego Movie Day - Drama topics, arts and crafts, and a final showcase! Before & After Care is available. Drama Learning Center, Columbia, 9 a.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.dramalearningcenter.org.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
I Have a Dream Weekend Celebration - Community comes to life over the three-day "I Have a Dream" weekend. Celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with special programs such as Negro League Baseball Museum Meet and Greet, African American Quilters, percussion garden, performances, crafts, and activities. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
Day Off Camp (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) - No school and no plans today? Explore outdoors with us instead! Expect trail walks, nature games, crafts, stories, animal encounters and more. Children should wear nature-friendly clothing and bring a lunch. We'll learn how to best serve the environment on this National Day of Service! 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Jan 20  
Home School Heritage Day - Explore the roles of colonial craftsmen and practice various craft skills by engaging in hands-on activities and crafting take-home projects. Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 2- 80, Tickets Reqd. 301-600-2743, www.rosehillmuseum.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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
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Jan 21  
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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
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Jan 22  
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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
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Jan 23  
Preschool Nature Series - Live animals, crafts, snacks, and exploration of various parts of the park. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
School’s Out: Oh! ‘Possum - Have you ever met a live ‘possum? This is your chance to learn about North America’s only marsupial followed by a live encounter that will give you a whole new appreciation for the Opossum. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1:30- 2:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Banneker Star Party - Join visiting astronomers for an evening exploring the night sky, inside with a portable planetarium and outside with telescopes. Dress for the weather. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 7- 8:30 p.m., Ages: 7- adults, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
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Jan 24  
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Family Fun Concert - Out of nowhere, a Wizard is magically transported onto the stage. Unsure of how he got there, the conductor and orchestra try to find a way to send him back home. Several “budding conductor” children will also be selected to conduct the orchestra. Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Baltimore, 2 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.cabmusic.org/season/family-series.  
 
 
Calling All Conifers - Now that the deciduous trees have dropped their leaves, there's a clear view of all the firs, pines, spruces and yews of Cromwell Valley Park. Learn how to identify these cone-bearing seed plants and make a coniferous craft. Cromwell Valley Park, Willow Grove Nature Education Center, Baltimore, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 2 & 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
Magic for Kids with Brian Kehoe - Magic for beginners teaches the core skills necessary to perform simple magic. Drop-in, or sign up for the six-week session. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., Ages: 7- 12, Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Basket Making Workshop – Bandana Basket - Learn basket making with colonial interpreter, Joan Betzold, and construct a 10” square bandana basket for bread. Wear comfortable clothing that can get messy. Bring lunch, plus a bucket or basin, old towel, pencil, 12 clip clothespins and measuring tape (cloth preferred). Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 10- adults, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
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Jan 25  
Drop-In Art Activities: Exploration - Every Saturday and Sunday. 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.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 1 & 6:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
Crankie Workshop for Kids - Mountain culture mavens Anna Roberts-Gevalt and Elizabeth LaPrelle bookend short performances of music and crankies (puppet shows narrated on scrolled paper) around a workshop for kids and families to make their own crankies! Creative Alliance at the Patterson, Baltimore, 2- 3:30 p.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-276-1651, www.creativealliance.org.  
 
 
Operating Model Train display - Two model railroad empires occupying 2500 sq. ft., operating trains and trolleys in HO & O scale, making this the largest permanent model railroad display in the area. Plus, additional static model displays, railroad heralds, and railroad artifacts. 225 W. Saratoga St (3rd floor walk-up), Baltimore, 1- 5 p.m., 410-837-BSME (2763), www.modelengineers.com.  
 
 
Storytime - Enjoy a tale about winter to learn about the wonderful way nature makes it through the cold months. Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. by 01/24/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
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 01/24/15 301-497-5887, 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, 5- 6:30 p.m., Ages: 10 and up, Reserv Reqd. by 01/24/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
Shrimp & Bull Roast - Food and entertainment to help fund Eden Mill's environmental education programs for children and families. Contact edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com or call to purchase tickets. Jarrettsville Gardens, 3825 Federal Hill Road, Jarrettsville, 1- 5 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
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Jan 26  
Terrapin Adventures School’s Out Program - Children will improve their balance and agility, learn team building skills, and participate in uplifting activities to expand their horizons. Two groups divided by age. Pizza lunch included. Before and after care available. Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 5- 13, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.terrapinadventures.com.  
 
 
Engineering Architecture - Explore architecture, discover different styles from Gothic to Classic, create individual projects from a variety of building materials such as legos, wood, and foam. Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 5- 75, Tickets Reqd. 301-600-1650, www.rosehillmuseum.com.  
 
 
School's Out - Register for a day of adventure at our schools out program. We will have all kinds of fun including out zip line, giant swing, high ropes challenge course, climbing tower and geo-caching. After and Pre-care available. Students must be between 8-14 years old, weigh at least 70 lbs. and over 48". Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Reserv Reqd. by 10/15/14 Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.TerrapinAdventures.com.  
 
 
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Jan 27  
CA’s Summer Student Exchange Program Information Session - Parents and teens interested in learning about the annual summer Sister Cities High School Exchange program are invited to attend. CA Headquarters, 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, 7- 8 p.m., bit.ly/10FSxuS.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
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Jan 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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
Skull Detectives - Join a refuge naturalist in discovering what different animal skulls can teach us. Learn how to tell an animal's lifestyle just from looking at its bones! Registration is required. Patuxent Research Refuge-National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 8- 10, Reserv Reqd. by 01/27/15 301-497-5887, www.patuxent.fws.gov.  
 
 
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Jan 29  
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.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 11 a.m. & 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
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Jan 30  
Shen Yun: Reviving 5,000 Years Of Civilization - Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music companies, returns with a lavishly colorful and exhilarating show, all new for 2015. Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore, 7:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-900-1150, www.lyricoperahouse.com.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
Family Game Night - Bring the family for a night of games and tons of fun! Games for kids of all ages include Are You Smarter Than a Naturalist, Hot Chocolate Bingo, Minute to Win-it Nature Style and more. Enjoy snacks, prizes, and a great family bonding experience. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Jan 31  
Winter Landscape Night Hike and a Campfire - Learn about climate, nocturnal animals, and adaptations allowing you to navi- gate comfortably in the dark and night sky. Utilize sensory awareness experi- ments for vision, hearing, smell and feeling, then we will end the evening with a campfire. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 7- 9 p.m., Ages: 6 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Saturday Critter Feeding - Learn about and help feed some of the native critters that call Eden Mill Nature Center their home. Space is limited. Must pre-register. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 11- 11:30 a.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.org.  
 
 
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Hansel & Gretel - The beloved fairy tale favorite returns to delight and introduce young children to the world of opera. There will be a brief pre-performance explanation for the young audience and an opportunity to ask questions and interact with the performers post-performance. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 10:30 a.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
World Wetlands Day Festival - Celebrate World Wetlands Day inside at the Estuary Center. There will be food and fun activities for all ages, including a wetlands scavenger hunt, wetland deli, exhibitors, games, music, and live animal demonstrations. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, Abingdon, noon- 4 p.m., 410-612-1688, www.otterpointcreek.org.  
 
 
Shen Yun: Reviving 5,000 Years Of Civilization - Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music companies, returns with a lavishly colorful and exhilarating show, all new for 2015. Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-900-1150, www.lyricoperahouse.com.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 2 & 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
The Little Engine That Could™ Earns Her Whistle - ArtsPower’s dynamic, song-filled adventure portrays Watty Piper’s timeless tale about hard work, determination, and the meaning of true friendship. The Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main Street, Westminster, 1 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-848-7272, www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org.  
 
 
Disney's Mulan Jr. - Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor in this mad cap musical. Pumpkin Theatre, Owings Mills, 1 & 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-902-1814, www.pumpkintheatre.com  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Science Alive for Kids Under Five: Furbearers! - Did you ever wonder how animals stay warm in the winter? Explore the many wonderful adaptations of Maryland’s mammals! 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: Furbearers! - Did you ever wonder how animals stay warm in the winter? Explore the many wonderful adaptations of Maryland’s mammals! Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center, Baltimore, 11 a.m.- noon, Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. 410-246-0669, www.masonvillecove.org.  
 
 
Moss Workshop - Join the Natural History Society of Maryland for 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. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Warmth and Light: Fire and Firemaking in the 18th Century - Learn how Mr. Banneker and others in the 18th century made and used fire. Optional purchase of 18th century flint-and-steel set to take home and practice on your own (must be ordered with two-week advance registration). Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 1- 3:00 p.m., Ages: 7- adults, Reserv Reqd. by 01/17/2015 Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
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February

Feb 1  
Weekend Animal Encounters - Join us on Saturdays and Sundays in January for a Naturalist’s choice animal encounter and activity. Activities are free and may be a story, craft or outdoor exploration. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 2 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Good Afternoon Groundhog - Where has the groundhog been all winter? Can she really predict when spring will return? Is he really afraid of his shadow? Find out the answers to these questions and more as you learn about the life of a groundhog and have fun with shadows. Cromwell Valley Park, Willow Grove Nature Education Center, Baltimore, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: 3- 6 w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd.  
 
 
Shen Yun: Reviving 5,000 Years Of Civilization - Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music companies, returns with a lavishly colorful and exhilarating show, all new for 2015. Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, Baltimore, 2 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-900-1150, www.lyricoperahouse.com.  
 
 
Annie - The popular heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Hippodrome Theatre, Baltimore, 1 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 800-982-2787, www.france-merrickpac.com.  
 
 
Disney's Mulan Jr. - Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor in this mad cap musical. Pumpkin Theatre, Owings Mills, 1 & 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-902-1814, www.pumpkintheatre.com  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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Feb 3  
Tiny Wonders - Cultivate your child’s natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.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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Feb 4  
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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Feb 5  
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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Feb 6  
Terrapin Adventures School’s Out Program - Children will improve their balance and agility, learn team building skills, and participate in uplifting activities to expand their horizons. Two groups divided by age. Pizza lunch included. Before and after care available. Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 5- 13, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.terrapinadventures.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.  
 
 
School's Out Workshop - Winter Wonderlands - Drama topics, arts and crafts, and a final showcase! Before & After Care is available. Drama Learning Center, Columbia, 9 a.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.dramalearningcenter.org.  
 
 
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Feb 7  
Wake Up, Groundhog! - Will spring come early or late? Find out if the groundhog is awake and search for early signs of spring. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
The Story of Babar - The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents its annual family show. Meet the Musicians at 1:15 pm or 4:30 pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 2 & 3:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
Disney's Mulan Jr. - Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor in this mad cap musical. Pumpkin Theatre, Owings Mills, 1 & 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-902-1814, www.pumpkintheatre.com  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Using Literature as a Force for Change: Frances Harper - Learn about a dynamic and courageous young woman who dared to write stories, plays and poetry that told of the injustice of slavery. Dr. Lena Ampadu, Professor of English at Towson U., will present an illustrated talk on Frances E. W. Harper, 19th century writer and Baltimore native. Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Oella, 2- 3:30 p.m., Ages: teens- adults, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1081, www.BenjaminBanneker.wordpress.com.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
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Feb 8  
Wake Up, Groundhog! - Will spring come early or late? Find out if the groundhog is awake and search for early signs of spring. Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Disney's Mulan Jr. - Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor in this mad cap musical. Pumpkin Theatre, Owings Mills, 1 & 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-902-1814, www.pumpkintheatre.com  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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Feb 10  
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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Feb 11  
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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Feb 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.  
 
 
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Feb 13  
Broadway in Annapolis: Fiddler on the Roof - One of the best-loved musicals ever written. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 7:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
Daddy Daughter Dance - Two dance times: 4-6 p.m. and 7:30–9:30 p.m. Young ladies (ages 4–12) and their dads are invited to enjoy a date to remember. E-ventplex at Frederick Fairgrounds, Frederick, 4 and 7:30 p.m., Ages: 4- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-600-2936, www.Recreater.com.  
 
 
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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Feb 14  
Natural Paper Making and Crafts - Make nature-inspired crafts and recycled paper cards for a sweetheart and a wildlife friend on Valentine’s Day. Prepare for the Chinese New Year by making red envelopes! Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
Broadway in Annapolis: Fiddler on the Roof - One of the best-loved musicals ever written. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 3 & 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Candy Cane Recycling - Ever wonder what you can do with all those left over peppermint candy canes? We will show you a few fun and tasty ways to turn them into a recycled snack! Make a perfect Valentine’s Day treat to take home and give to your sweetheart. All supplies provided. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 10:30 a.m.- noon, Ages: 7 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
The Milkshake Band's Valentine's Spectacular - Join the entire Milkshake band (a Grammy-nominated Children's Rock Band) as they celebrate one of their favorite holidays with a Valentine's Spectacular Concert. Plus, enjoy activities prior to the concert. Grace Fellowship Church, Timonium, 9:30- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 6, by 2/14/15 Tickets Reqd. 410-252-8717, artsonstage.ticketleap.com.  
 
 
Parents Night Out - Parents can spend a Valentine’s evening out while kids have fun in the park. Kids will play games and make crafts to learn about the funny, surprising, and downright weird ways animals find that special someone. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 6- 9 p.m., Ages: 8 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Bird Extravaganza - Tally the birds with us in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Many activities await you at the event -- play games, make crafts, meet live birds, join birding hikes, and enjoy hot drinks around the campfire. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
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Feb 15  
Natural Paper Making and Crafts - Make nature-inspired crafts and recycled paper cards for a sweetheart and a wildlife friend on Valentine’s Day. Prepare for the Chinese New Year by making red envelopes! Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, 1- 3 p.m., Ages: 5 and up, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-1815, www.oregonridgenaturecenter.org.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Maple Magic - There’s magic in the trees! Join Irvine’s Naturalists in a quest to make delicious maple syrup. Learn how to identify maple trees, properly tap a tree to collect its sugary sap, and convert the sticky fluid into syrup using Irvine’s enormous evaporator. Price per child. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
Bird Extravaganza - Tally the birds with us in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Many activities await you at the event -- play games, make crafts, meet live birds, join birding hikes, and enjoy hot drinks around the campfire. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m., Ages: all ages, 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
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Feb 16  
Terrapin Adventures School’s Out Program - Children will improve their balance and agility, learn team building skills, and participate in uplifting activities to expand their horizons. Two groups divided by age. Pizza lunch included. Before and after care available. Terrapin Adventures, Savage, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Ages: 5- 13, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 301-725-1313, www.terrapinadventures.com.  
 
 
School's Out Workshop - Do You Want to Build a Snowman? - Drama topics, arts and crafts, and a final showcase! Before & After Care is available. Drama Learning Center, Columbia, 9 a.m., Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-997-9352, www.dramalearningcenter.org.  
 
 
Day Off Camp (President's Day) - No school and no plans today? Explore outdoors with us instead! Expect trail walks, nature games, crafts, stories, animal encounters and more. Children should wear nature-friendly clothing and bring a lunch. For more information, visit our website. 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., Ages: 5- 9, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, explorenature.org.  
 
 
School's Out Day - Looking for something fun for your child to do when school is out? Unplug the kids and let them spend the day at the park! Bring lunch, snack, and water. Extended care from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. for an additional fee. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Ages: 6- 12, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
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Feb 17  
Tiny Wonders - Cultivate your child’s natural curiosity through stories, music, crafts, movement and dramatic play. Eden Mill Nature Center, Pylesville, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 2- 5, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-836-3050, www.edenmill.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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Feb 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.  
 
 
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Feb 19  
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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Feb 20  
Cinderella - Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents the timeless fairytale. Free Princess Party one hour prior to Sunday matinee performance. Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character, have your picture taken with and meet Cinderella with tea party treats and surprises. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 7:30 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
Target $2 Family Fun Night - Join Port Discovery on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night! General admission is just $2 per person from 4 pm - 8 pm. Tickets must be purchased at the door. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or combined with any other discounts or coupons. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, 4- 8 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.portdiscovery.org.  
 
 
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Feb 21  
Cinderella - Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents the timeless fairytale. Free Princess Party one hour prior to Sunday matinee performance. Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character, have your picture taken with and meet Cinderella with tea party treats and surprises. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 7 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
Build A Model Tree House - Let your imagination soar as you build your own model tree house using natural materials. The sky’s the limit! Cromwell Valley Park, Willow Grove Nature Education Center, Baltimore, 2- 4 p.m., Ages: 7 and up, w/ adult, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 410-887-2503, www.cromwellvalleypark.org.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Cherry Pie Hike - Enjoy a brisk morning hike to awaken the senses and commemorate George Washington’s birthday. This hike will describe his local history and conclude with hot drinks and George’s appropriate dessert made in a Dutch oven. Dress warmly and wear appropriate footwear. Robert E. Lee Park, 1000 Lakeside Dr., Baltimore, 10 a.m.- noon, Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. 410-887-4156, www.roberteleepark.org.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
Maple Magic - There’s magic in the trees! Join Irvine’s Naturalists in a quest to make delicious maple syrup. Learn how to identify maple trees, properly tap a tree to collect its sugary sap, and convert the sticky fluid into syrup using Irvine’s enormous evaporator. Price per child. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Feb 22  
Global Expressions - Rhythmic beats, vibrant colors, and cultural traditions from around the world are featured in this annual dance showcase co-presented by Dance Baltimore. Gordon Center for Performing Arts, Baltimore, 3 p.m., Tickets Reqd. www.jcc.org/gordon-center/family-entertainment.  
 
 
Cinderella - Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents the timeless fairytale. Free Princess Party one hour prior to Sunday matinee performance. Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character, have your picture taken with and meet Cinderella with tea party treats and surprises. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, 2 p.m., Tickets Reqd. 410-263-5544, www.marylandhall.org.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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 Magic - There’s magic in the trees! Join Irvine’s Naturalists in a quest to make delicious maple syrup. Learn how to identify maple trees, properly tap a tree to collect its sugary sap, and convert the sticky fluid into syrup using Irvine’s enormous evaporator. Price per child. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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Feb 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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Feb 25  
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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Feb 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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Feb 28  
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
Yoga Storytelling - During this 8-week session, participants learn to combine yoga poses, breath, and relaxation with the art of storytelling as they recount and rework traditional fairy tales while learning to embody and release the emotions of their characters! Drop-ins welcome, but space is limited. Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, 10- 11:30 a.m., Ages: 4- 8, Tickets Reqd. 443-615-7055 x7142, www.everymantheatre.org/Classes/youth.  
 
 
Maple Magic - There’s magic in the trees! Join Irvine’s Naturalists in a quest to make delicious maple syrup. Learn how to identify maple trees, properly tap a tree to collect its sugary sap, and convert the sticky fluid into syrup using Irvine’s enormous evaporator. Price per child. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, 1- 2:30 p.m., Ages: all ages, Reserv Reqd. Tickets Reqd. 443-738-9200, www.explorenature.org.  
 
 
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March

Mar 1  
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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Mar 3  
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 4  
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  
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  
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.  
 
 
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Mar 7  
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.  
 
 
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  
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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Mar 10  
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  
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 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.  
 
 
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Mar 13  
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.  
 
 
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Mar 14  
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.  
 
 
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.  
 
 
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Mar 15  
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.  
 
 
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Mar 17  
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 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.  
 
 
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Mar 19  
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.  
 
 
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  
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.  
 
 
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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  
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 28  
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.  
 
 
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  
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.  
 
 
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Mar 31  
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  
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 2  
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 4  
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.  
 
 
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Apr 7  
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  
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 9  
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 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  
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  
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 21  
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  
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  
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 25  
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.  
 
 
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Apr 26  
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.  
 
 
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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  
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  
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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June

Jun 14  
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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July

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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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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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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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.