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Weekend Family Fun Around Baltimore (Sept. 18-20)

Family Fun Apple Picking

Fun-Filled Festivities Weber’s Cider Mill Farm is inviting you and the family to a celebration to wave good-bye to summer and hello to fall. Though there won’t be a hayride or Boo Barn this year, there’s still plenty of fun to be had picking apples, seeing the farm animals, listening …

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Weekend Family Fun Around Baltimore (Sept. 11-13)

Weekend Family Fun around Baltimore Aquarium

Take a Deep-Sea Dive What better time to experience the marine life than after a long week of teleworking and online school? The National Aquarium is having a half-off Friday night special, offering an opportunity for more families to learn about our fish friends! Tickets are available for purchase online …

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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 27-30

Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 27-30

Friday The Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville hosts Story Time on Fridays at 11 a.m. The museum’s summer hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets start at $7 for kids; children ages 2 and under are free. firemuseummd.org Saturday It’s Independent Bookstore Day, a day to celebrate your local …

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Get Social

Get social

It’s not very surprising that there’s been an uptick in mental health issues after living in a state of isolation and uncertainty for so long. There’s no guidebook for us to follow, and improvising when it comes to health and safety is not ideal. “We are already seeing the impact …

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Weekend Family Fun, Aug. 20-23

Weekend Family Fun Aug 20-23

Friday Artscape Visual Artist Market While Artscape was cancelled in light of COVID-19, you can still participate in the beloved festival with Artscape’s Visual Artist Market. The “digital storefront” will highlight 75 different artists, musicians, and craft makers of different artistic backgrounds to promote, sell, and display their work.  For …

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Teacher Tips: Start the School Year Right

teacher tips

Whether your child’s learning this fall will be remote, in person or a hybrid, it’s back-to-school time. Here are tips and strategies to help you and your kids get organized and energized for the new school year. Work space Even before Day One, consider a space where your child can …

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It’s All the Rage

all the rage

I have spent a lot of time online during the coronavirus pandemic. With stay-at-home orders and social distancing requirements, it’s nearly impossible to conduct any sort of parent-on-the-street interviews IRL. Similarly hampered from socializing, moms and dads have taken to social media more than usual. This is where I find …

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Shared History

walking tour app

The city of Baltimore has a unique history, and the Ashburton/Forest Park neighborhood is no exception. It’s a neighborhood known for the way that its Black and Jewish residents coexist. Now city native, Terris King II, looks to blend storytelling and technology to showcase this rich history through a new …

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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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Camps & Education

Park School

Founded in 1912, The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian progressive Pre-K through 12 school located on a 100-acre wooded campus minutes from the city. To get to know Park, talk to a student, engage a faculty member, follow the paths of its alumni, and consider the …

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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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