For today’s secondary school students, a study abroad can be something they do before college and a chance to inform their future studies or improve their college applications. Each fall, Friends School of Baltimore hosts a school fair for domestic and international semester programs that students complete in junior or …Read More »
B’More Social: July 19-22
THURSDAY River Romp Get ready to get wet! Bring a picnic and head down to the Middle Patuxent River for games and activities that will delight and soak the family. Registration required. July 19, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and July 22, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Robinson Nature Center. $6 per person or $25 …Read More »
Book It! Stuck at home? Take a literary staycation.
Once the obligatory summer vacation to the beach is but a sandy memory, don’t let the dog days of summer get you down. Here’s a plan for a great out-of-school field trip that will engage your children (without a textbook or worksheet) and teach them about different parts of the …Read More »
B’More Social: July 12-15
THURSDAY Open House: Wonderful World of Worms Find out all about how amazing worms are and the roles they play in composting. Learn how to make your own compost pile and pot a plant to take home. Registration required. Ages 5 and up. Sharp’s at Waterford Farm, 10:30 a.m.-noon. $8 …Read More »
Dodging Dehydration Help children stay strong in the summer heat.
At camps, playgrounds, beaches and pools, on sports fields or in backyards, summer’s high humidity and ambient air temperatures make many settings ripe for dehydration risks. Anyone who is out in the heat for prolonged time is susceptible to dehydration, especially children. We spoke to four sports physical therapists from …Read More »
Say Cheese! Did you know July 14 is National Mac and Cheese Day?
This Saturday, July 14, marks one of our country’s greatest holidays: National Mac & Cheese Day. To celebrate, the pasta experts over at Noodles & Company brought three of their main macs to the office to share with our staff. After an intensive taste test from our in-house aficionados, Mid-Atlantic …Read More »
Game On What parents need to consider when picking a travel team.
When most children start a sport, they begin by playing in a local recreation league such as those run by the Towson Recreation Council or Catonsville Rec & Parks. Rec league teams are affordable and relaxed, giving kids a chance to pursue their new interest in a low-pressure environment. But …Read More »
B’More Social: 6/28 – 7/1
THURSDAY 28 Tides & Tunes If the backdrop to music is as important as the sound itself, another event to check out is the Tides & Tunes Summer Concert Series in Annapolis on Thursday nights. Bands from folk to rock take a stage set against the Chesapeake Bay. Food and spirits are …Read More »
B’More Social: June 21-24
THURSDAY Make Music Day Celebrate Make Music Day with performances and programs at various Baltimore County Public Library branches. Check the BCPL website for times and details. Baltimore County Public Libraries, times vary. Free. bcpl.info Teens & Adults Thursday Night Gallery Drawing: Early Renaissance Sharpen your drawing skills and explore …Read More »
B’More Social: June 14-17
THURSDAY River Romp Get ready to get wet. Bring a picnic and head to the Middle Patuxent River for games and activities that will delight and soak the family. Registration required. June 14, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; June 17, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Robinson Nature Center, $6/person or $25/family of 5. Animal Craft …Read More »