9 Valentine’s Day Events for Kids, Families, Couples

Love is in the air … and at the library and the zoo and so many other places in our community.
This month, let’s celebrate the ones we love. Here are nine Valentine’s Day events for kids, families and couples.

9 valentine's events for kids, families, couples


Heart String Art
Drop in to your local Home Depot to make a craft. Kids create a heart from string, nails and paint as well as receive a certificate and their very own Home Depot workshop apron. Home Depot (any location), Feb. 1, 9 a.m.-noon. Free. homedepot.com

Hearts and Love Story Time
Preschoolers hear Valentine’s Day-themed stories and make a special craft. Ages 2-5. Baltimore County Public Library, Perry Hall Branch, Feb. 8, 11 a.m. Free. bcpl.info

Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Celebrate love and creativity with a scavenger hunt. Kids search for items all around the library and receive a special Valentine’s Day prize upon completing the challenge. Harford County Public Library, Norrisville Branch, Feb. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. hpclonline.org

Valentine’s Day Crafts
Children create Valentine’s Day cards for the special people in their lives. Snacks are provided. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Cherry Hill Branch, Feb. 14, 3:30 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org


Mom & Me Valentine’s Paint Night
Share a canvas with your child and create a Valentine’s Day masterpiece. Presented by Easel Does It. Silver Spring Mining Company, Cockeysville, Feb. 10, 6 to 8 p.m. $25. facebook.com/easeldoesitinc

Bee Nature’s Valentine
People need not be the only recipients of our love this month — kids can share their love for the natural world in this seed-paper Valentine workshop. They also learn how they can help pollinators and enjoy a special honey treat. Ages 5 and up, children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Anita C. Leight Estuary, Feb. 15, 2:30 to 4 p.m. $5. otterpointcreek.org


Psycho Killers at Union Craft Brewing
Qu’est-ce que c’est? Enjoy a night of love songs and throwbacks from Talking Heads cover band Psycho Killers. Union Craft Brewing, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. $20. unioncraftbrewing.com

Wine & Dinosaurs
Explore the Maryland Science Center’s dinosaur displays after dark with wine in hand. At each tasting station, participants view the wine they’re about to sample under a microscope. That’s a STEM project that we can drink to. Maryland Science Center, Feb. 14, 7 to 9 p.m. $40. mdsci.org

Valentine’s Day Couples’ Yoga
After your night out, refresh yourself with a 60-minute couples’ yoga class at the zoo. Participants learn new partner yoga poses and have an opportunity to meet penguin ambassadors. The Maryland
Zoo in Baltimore, Feb. 15, 8:30 a.m. $15 members, $25 nonmembers. marylandzoo.org

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