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Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21

Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21

Big Openings This Weekend! First, Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21 includes the news that some of our favorites are reopening their doors—well, mainly their patios—just in time for Dad’s special day. Unfortunately, it does not look like Mother Nature got the …

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Student Voice: Do People Really Mean ‘All Lives Matter?’

Why 'All Lives Matter' Is Harmful

Black Lives Matter is a movement that began in 2012 after the murder of teenager Trayvon Martin. It was a call to action following countless acts of violence, discrimination and racism against the black community. The tragic and recent passing of George Floyd has sparked this conversation yet again. There …

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Dad Life: Zachary Wein

Meet this month’s Dad Life interview, Zachary Wein. Title: Agent, Baltimore Police Department Family: wife, Emily; and kids, Paden, 12; Wyatt, 9; and Alice, 6 Five things you can’t live without? It may sound corny but I believe the only things I couldn’t live without are the people in my …

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Summer Stories

Here are 12 great summer stories for toddlers to teens that will get kids excited about reading this summer. Board/Toddler “Some Bugs” by Angela DiTerlizzi; illustrated by Brendan Wenzel Summer is a great time to explore outside. This delightful book invites kids to take a closer look at the bugs …

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Backyard Camping for Father’s Day

Backyard camping

If your kids love to build forts with blankets and pillows in the living room, they’re going to love camping in the backyard. Plus, we can’t think of better way to bond with dad on Father’s Day than by pitching a tent, making s’mores and sleeping under the stars together. …

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Weekend Family Fun, June 12-14

Weekend Family Fun: June 12-14

Weekend Family Fun, June 12-14 includes some local favorites that have gone virtual. Please note: The world is opening up, literally, and as of Friday, many of the COVID-19 restrictions on businesses will begin to be lifted. Read the state’s plan here. Remember, your local jurisdiction may differ. And get …

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Yes, You Can Get Involved Without Protesting

Support BLM without protesting

Attending local protests may not be feasible for all families right now, especially in the midst of an ongoing pandemic. Health and safety risks are still present and so are social-distancing protocols. Although rallies and marches against racism and police brutality have garnered a substantial amount of media coverage over …

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Schoolwork Continues: How to Motivate Your Kids

how to motivate your kids

It’s nearly mid-June and the sun is calling, but many kids are still in school. Others face summer sessions because of the pandemic. Who wants to do fractions or write book reports in this weather? Fear not, parents. Theresa Pickett, a wife, teacher and mother of two children, has three …

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What Will Camp Be Like?

what will camp be like

Outdoor camps can open this summer, according to the phase two restrictions in the state’s coronavirus plan. But like many businesses and organizations that are already up and running, summer camp will be different this year. Baltimore’s Child checked in with Jane LaMonica, general manager at Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning …

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2020 Virtual Education Fair

Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School

As Baltimore’s premier Jewish private school, serving preschool through grade 12, Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School provides a learning environment where students become self-reliant scholars and discover their unique potential. Beth Tfiloh students learn how to advocate for themselves, ask difficult questions, and pursue their aspirations. Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community …

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Goldsmith Early Childhood Center

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Goldsmith Early Childhood Center provides stimulating, nurturing, creative experiences within a Jewish environment. Visitors to our school experience the sense of joy in learning in each classroom. Our school supports and encourages the growth and development of the whole child: socially, emotionally, academically, physically and spiritually. We welcome our families …

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Children’s Chorus of Maryland

Students at Children’s Chorus of Maryland develop a lifelong passion for music, build community, nurture friendships, and receive valuable mentoring that fosters self-discipline, responsibility, leadership, and confidence. Our programs offer highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children ages 4 to 17 with a complete musical education! We …

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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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From Our Partners

Beth Tfiloh Preschool’s Virtual Kesher Program

Beth Tfiloh’s PreSchool celebrates and cultivates joy, discovery, and respect in our youngest students. Inspired by the world-renowned Reggio Emilia early childhood educational philosophy, our curriculum prepares children for Kindergarten by encouraging them to exercise their curiosity and stretch their imaginations as they explore the world around them. This year, …

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Pandemic can’t keep this community apart

It’s not an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the Americans’ lives. People are living and working from home under shelter-in-place orders and small businesses are doing what they can to survive. The U.S. Kuo Shu Academy (USKSA) is overcoming both plights by offering its classes …

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October 1, 2020

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

October 2, 2020

Fall Fun Weekends at Milburn's!
at Milburn Orchards in Elkton

U-Pick Apples at Milburn's!
at Milburn Orchards in Elkton

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

October 3, 2020

Waterfront Wellness Series: Bootcamp with XPF Studio
at West Shore Park in Baltimore