Calendar: Family Events in August

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Family Fun at the Library

Aug. 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6 – 8 p.m.
Howard County Library System Elkridge Branch | 6540 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD 21075
Details: Exploring STEAM and literacy skills with a different activity each week, including origami, tangrams and craft nights
Free |

Movie Night at the Library

Aug. 10, 5 p.m.
Reisterstown Road Branch, Enoch Pratt Free Library | 6310 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215
Details: “Into the Spiderverse” movie night with Kosher snacks while supplies last; pre-registration recommended by calling the branch at 410-396-0948

Saturday on the Farm

Aug. 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Steppingstone Museum | 461 Quaker Bottom Road, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Details: Learn about Harford County history with activities, museum displays, demonstrations and food trucks. $5 per adult |

Project BioEYES

Aug. 14-18, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Baltimore Under Ground Science Space (BUGSS) | 101 N. Haven St., Suite 105, Baltimore, MD 21224
Details: 5-day award-winning science outreach program for K-12 covering genetics and life sciences $52 (covers all 5 days) |

Family Fun Day with Rocket Science
Aug. 19, 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m.
Martin State Airport, Hangar 5, Middle River, MD 21220
Details: Make and launch a paper rocket, try on an astronaut uniform and visit museum exhibits. (Schedule ahead online for groups of 10 or more.) $3-$8 |

Good Kid-izen Future of Learning
Aug. 19, 10 a.m. – noon
Color Burst Park | 6000 Merriweather Drive, Columbia, MD 21044
Details: Local STEM organizations share science experiments, crafts and info on STEM learning; DJ dance Free |

Don’t Miss…

Discount Days
Aug. 11
$12 family fun night at Port Discovery and half-priced Friday night at the Aquarium!

Adult spotlight
Chaverim Club – Social Club for Adults who have Diagnosed Disabilities – Thursdays, 7-8 p.m. at the Weinberg Park Heights Jewish Community Center Studio J

Outdoor Family Movies
Outdoor Summer Family Movies at Carroll Community College (Aug. 2 & 8), First Friday Family Flicks at the Rotunda in Hampden (Aug. 4) and Summer Movie Nights in Bel Air (Aug. 18)

Getaway Day on the Bay to St. Michaels
Aug. 5, 12 & 26
10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with three hours on shore; leaves from Annapolis City Dock;

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