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Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15

Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15Welcome to the weekend! OK, we are getting a little ahead of ourselves. But we are ready for some R and R.

Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15 includes St. Patrick’s Day activities, story times and more. Check websites before you go; as our community prepares for Coronavirus, we expect cancellations and postponements.

Thursday

The Baltimarble Water Cycle

Learn about the urban water cycle with this fun presentation, featuring educational illustrations, props and a repurposed marble run game. Sponsored by Blue Water Baltimore. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Herring Run Branch, 4 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org

Stitch Strong

In honor of Women’s History Month, an embroidery expert will help you cross-stitch an empowering message or a silhouette of a feminist icon. For ages 14 and older. Howard County Center for the Arts, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $45.
hocoarts.org

Weekend Family Fun: March 12-16

Friday

Rainbow Theatre Presents: Science Spectacular with Rocket Reba

From vortex fog rings to bubbling potions, this interactive show seamlessly combines science experiments with musical performances. Great for kids of all ages. Slayton House Theatre, 10-11 a.m. $5. hocoarts.org

Women’s History Trivia

Face off against family and friends as you test your knowledge of legendary women in history. Winners get a prize.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, Clifton Branch, 3-4:15 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org

2nd Annual Baltimore Old-Time Music Festival

For two days, the country’s best old-time musicians, singers and dancers flock to Baltimore. Check out an intimate concert, drop by a workshop or join in a lively square dance. Creative Alliance, showtimes available online. $12-$150. creativealliance.org

Saturday

White Elephant Barn Sale

Bring your own bag and fill it with discounted goodies. The museum is clearing out its storage closet and hawking bargain books, electronics, retro memorabilia, art supplies and more. American Visionary Art Museum, 7-11 a.m. Free. avam.org

Milkweed, Monarchs and Climate Change

Monarch butterflies are one of nature’s greatest gifts — but due to climate change, their numbers have been declining. Learn why and what can be done from an expert ecologist. Howard County Conservancy, 10-11 a.m. Free. howardnature.org

Celtic Woman Celebration: The 15th Anniversary Tour

Immerse yourself in the sounds and traditions of Ireland. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day—and 15 years of music making — this all-female Irish musical ensemble is performing its greatest hits. The Hippodrome Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $65. baltimore.broadway.com

Weekend Family Fun: March 12-16

Sunday

Plants and People Sunday: Sprouts
Every third Sunday, the Conservatory invites pre-K and early elementary students to make a plant-themed craft that will introduce them to the world of gardening. Rawlings Conservatory, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. rawlingsconservatory.org

To Catch a Leprechaun

Add a little magic to your St. Patrick’s Day festivities by learning how to catch a leprechaun. In this interactive art lesson, you’ll create a “lucky” garden that’s sure to lure one in. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 3-4:30 p.m. $8. otterpointcreek.org

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