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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16

Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16

We found eight fun things to do this weekend. Many will get those kiddos outside and into the sunshine. Others are tasty good. Check out what we picked for Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 13-16. Green Thumbs and Nature Lovers “Be Outside: Nature for Everyone” is the first of two library-sponsored …

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3 New Ways to Make S’mores

3 new ways to make s'mores

It’s hard to beat s’mores for the tactile sweet pleasure they bring to a summer meal. A picnic just isn’t a picnic without that melt-in-your-mouth, sticky, chocolate treat. Summer nights + s’mores are right up there with baseball + hot dogs, beach + snow cone, wave + boogie board. It’s …

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Pandemic Summer Jobs

Pandemic Summer Jobs

Long gone are the days of stressing over impending homework deadlines and grueling late-night study sessions. During the summer months, tweens and teens look forward to making some extra cash and working. But this year’s summer came with its own challenges. As health and safety risks related to the pandemic …

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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 6-9

family fun aug 6-9

Story & Activity Time with Ms. Barb Add Port Discovery Children’s Museum to the list of local places offering a virtual story time for kids. The museum’s outreach coordinator leads this Thursday morning activity time that can be accessed through the museum’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. Busy that day? …

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Self-Care Is Not a Chore

Self-care is not a chore

If one more person tells me I need to “fill my cup” in the interest of self-care, I’m going to hotbox them in a meat locker. With lots and lots of aged meats. Stop telling me to get a massage. I don’t want a facial or a pedicure. I might …

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Editor’s Picks: 8 Things for Back-to-School Season

editor's picks

Here are 8 things for this year’s back-to-school season. There’s not a notebook in the bunch; instead there are some items that take into account this most unusual year as well as some fun products to make you smile. “Baby Yoda” is coming to breakfast! A new cereal inspired by …

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Our 2020 Readers’ Choice Winners!

Our 2020 Readers' Choice Winners

Thank you, readers, for letting your voices be heard once again. The ballots have been counted, the results are in and we are excited to announce the following Readers’ Choice winners for this year. We invite you to read about, share and enjoy these great businesses that have earned your …

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Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2

Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2

We’re going a little Whole Family Approach for our Weekend Family Fun, July 30-Aug. 2. We’ve got fresh fruit, ghost walks, date night and more. Read on for our favorite picks for the weekend. Here are five things to do this weekend. Walk Off this Weather Annapolis offers a few …

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My Pandemic Haircut

My pandemic haircut

As of late June, I had not been to a hair stylist since April 2019. * Insert horror scream here * I know. I know. That is bad. Don’t @ me. I have some friends that religiously go every six weeks. I say, good for them. That’s awesome. For me, …

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2021 Summer Camps and Education

Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center

Located in northern Baltimore County, Genesee Valley’s summer camp programs maximize our farmland’s natural aspects, including our lakes, forest, and trails, to offer children opportunities to unplug and gain new experiences in nature. Programs are offered for ten weeks for campers ages 4-16 June through August. Campers can experience our …

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[email protected] Summer Classes

It’s time for kids to have fun again. CCBC is ready with a whole array of kids’ classes on campus and online filled with fun and learning. Whether you want academics, STEM, cooking or something more active, we have a class for that. CCBC has been offering summer classes for …

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Merritt Clubs Summer Camps

COVID-19 may have prevented children from meeting in person at school this year, but Merritt Clubs has a whole host of offerings to keep your kids entertained and engaged this summer. Our goal is to make sure that every child has the best summer experience ever, while of course keeping …

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From Our Partners

What’s Next?

By: Farrah Elsamaloty, B.A. and Vincent P. Culotta, Ph.D. NeuroBehavioral Associates As COVID-19 fades and hope rebounds, it is time for parents to prepare their children to reenter the classroom. With fall quickly approaching, parents are taking the necessary steps to get their children back on track. COVID’s toll is …

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Meet the Camps: Camp Rock

In connection with the Baltimore’s Child Virtual Summer Camps and Activities Fair, we’re introducing you to some of the many summer camp participants. Today, you’ll meet Camp Rock. Learn more about the weekly themed summer camp sessions for ages 4-12. Watch our video interview below. Contact: Camp Rock | 410-665-7461

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Playing it Safe

youth sports during covid-19

During this pandemic, so many cherished routines have been sacrificed, and the loss of sports is one that really stings for lots of kids. Not only do sports provide a way to stay fit and have fun, but they are also sources of socialization and confidence. And, of course, they …

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