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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16

Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16

We found eight fun things to do this weekend. Many will get those kiddos outside and into the sunshine. Others are tasty good. Check out what we picked for Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16. Green Thumbs and Nature Lovers “Be Outside: Nature for Everyone” is the first of two library-sponsored …

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3 New Ways to Make S’mores

3 new ways to make s'mores

It’s hard to beat s’mores for the tactile sweet pleasure they bring to a summer meal. A picnic just isn’t a picnic without that melt-in-your-mouth, sticky, chocolate treat. Summer nights + s’mores are right up there with baseball + hot dogs, beach + snow cone, wave + boogie board. It’s …

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Pandemic Summer Jobs

Pandemic Summer Jobs

Long gone are the days of stressing over impending homework deadlines and grueling late-night study sessions. During the summer months, tweens and teens look forward to making some extra cash and working. But this year’s summer came with its own challenges. As health and safety risks related to the pandemic …

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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 6-9

family fun aug 6-9

Story & Activity Time with Ms. Barb Add Port Discovery Children’s Museum to the list of local places offering a virtual story time for kids. The museum’s outreach coordinator leads this Thursday morning activity time that can be accessed through the museum’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. Busy that day? …

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Self-Care Is Not a Chore

Self-care is not a chore

If one more person tells me I need to “fill my cup” in the interest of self-care, I’m going to hotbox them in a meat locker. With lots and lots of aged meats. Stop telling me to get a massage. I don’t want a facial or a pedicure. I might …

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Editor’s Picks: 8 Things for Back-to-School Season

editor's picks

Here are 8 things for this year’s back-to-school season. There’s not a notebook in the bunch; instead there are some items that take into account this most unusual year as well as some fun products to make you smile. “Baby Yoda” is coming to breakfast! A new cereal inspired by …

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Our 2020 Readers’ Choice Winners!

Our 2020 Readers' Choice Winners

Thank you, readers, for letting your voices be heard once again. The ballots have been counted, the results are in and we are excited to announce the following Readers’ Choice winners for this year. We invite you to read about, share and enjoy these great businesses that have earned your …

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Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2

Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2

We’re going a little Whole Family Approach for our Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2. We’ve got fresh fruit, ghost walks, date night and more. Read on for our favorite picks for the weekend. Here are five things to do this weekend. Walk Off this Weather Annapolis offers a few …

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My Pandemic Haircut

My pandemic haircut

As of late June, I had not been to a hair stylist since April 2019. * Insert horror scream here * I know. I know. That is bad. Don’t @ me. I have some friends that religiously go every six weeks. I say, good for them. That’s awesome. For me, …

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Plan Your Best Party Now

Planning a party is no easy task! There are so many amazing options that today’s parents never dreamed of as kids. Our Party Guide is your one stop shop to finding everything you need to help your little ones feel extra special on their big day. Whether artsy or active, …

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From Our Partners

Beth Tfiloh Preschool’s Virtual Kesher Program

Beth Tfiloh’s PreSchool celebrates and cultivates joy, discovery, and respect in our youngest students. Inspired by the world-renowned Reggio Emilia early childhood educational philosophy, our curriculum prepares children for Kindergarten by encouraging them to exercise their curiosity and stretch their imaginations as they explore the world around them. This year, …

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Pandemic can’t keep this community apart

It’s not an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the Americans’ lives. People are living and working from home under shelter-in-place orders and small businesses are doing what they can to survive. The U.S. Kuo Shu Academy (USKSA) is overcoming both plights by offering its classes …

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August 15, 2020

Tots on the Shore
at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

Power Hour: Live Improv Comedy Show
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

August 16, 2020

Imagination Stage Online Camps
at Imagination Stage in Bethesda

Rainbow Hike
at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon