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B’More Social: Sept. 13-16

We don’t know yet what the weekend weather will bring as Hurricane Florence heads toward the East Coast. As of Thursday morning, the National Hurricane Center was showing a storm route that would mostly spare the mid-Atlantic. But some groups have already canceled or rescheduled events, like the Baltimore Humane Society’s much-loved Dogfest, which now will be held on  Saturday, Oct. 6 (See for more info).

Before you head out for any of the following activities, check event websites or social media.


Curiosity Day

Everyone’s favorite little monkey and the man in the yellow hat will be the focus of this special time of stories and crafts. Enoch Pratt Library, Forest Park Branch, 4-5 p.m., free,

Young Teen Entrepreneurs

Do you have dreams of starting your own company? Is “Shark Tank” your favorite show? Learn what it takes to be a business owner, and get started on the path of making your dreams a reality. Enoch Pratt Library, Pennsylvania Avenue Branch, 4-6 p.m., free,


Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

Prepare to get a little messy, as you create one-of-a-kind art traveling through different creative stations. Ages to 5 years. Baltimore County Public Library, North Point Branch, 10-11 a.m., free,

Summer Social at West Shore Park

It’s the final summer social for the year. Enjoy live music from the Kelly Bell Band, children’s activities, food trucks, and refreshing play in the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain. Part of Family Fun Fridays at the Inner Harbor. West Shore Park, Inner Harbor, 5 p.m., free,


Butcher’s Hill Flea Market & Craft Fair

Over 160 vendors, including local nonprofit organizations, will be selling an assortment of treasures and homemade goods. There’s no telling what you’ll find. Patterson Park, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., free,

Musical Petting Zoo

It’s unlike any petting zoo you’ve ever experienced. Come touch, play and feel … musical instruments. The Baltimore Gamer Symphony Orchestra and its herd of instruments want to share music with you in a new way. Maryland Zoo, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free with admission,

Littles’ Day

Celebrate the little members of your family that are so important with a day focused on programming just for them. Special art, music, science and more will be featured with an eye for the younger crowd. Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $15.95/ages 2 and up,


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Yoga at the Zoo

Whether you’re new to yoga or have been practicing for years, this class will offer a unique experience as you stretch and pose inside the Penguin Coast. Ages 15 and up. Registration required. Cost includes same-day zoo admission. Maryland Zoo, 8-10 a.m., $10/members), $20/nonmembers,

Bel Air Festival for the Arts

More than 300 artisans and craftspeople will be showcasing their creations along with live entertainment all day and, of course, food. Shamrock Park, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., free,

Chrysalis Kids: Columbia Concert Band’s Musical Journey

Join members of the Columbia Concert Band for an interactive musical experience featuring music from around the globe and the opportunity for children to get up close with instruments and musicians. Come early to play with Imagination Playground in the Park. Chrysalis Stage at Merriweather Park, 3-4 p.m., free,

Art Method Series: Prints and Multiples

Learn the art of print and mold making and see your creations multiply before your eyes. Registration required. Sundays, Sept. 16-Oct. 21, Walters Art Museum, 2-4 p.m., $90/members, $120/nonmembers,

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