Weekend Family Fun: April 30-May 3

Weekend Family Fun: April 30-May3
Photo: Michael Cote


Live Bingo Night & Costume Party

Bingo? Costumes? Oh, this has the makings of a Thursday night from pre-coronavirus times. The Y in Central Maryland’s camp program is hosting three rounds of live bingo tonight at 7 p.m. on Facebook. Wear a costume, play a game, win prizes. Download your bingo card beforehand and join the party right here.


Cook Together

Tune into Delish on Instagram Live for kid-friendly recipes like Mason Jar Ice Cream, Spaghetti Cake and Eggo S’mores. And check their stories for archived recipes. Weekdays at 1 p.m.

Stories and Crafts

Baltimore County Public Library hosts preschool story time on Fridays at 10 a.m. registration is required and can be done right here. Enoch Pratt Free Library hosts craft time on Fridays at 4 p.m. Find out more here. Check out both library systems’ full calendars of fun stuff for teens and adults as well.

Friday Night

Some Good News Graduation

Actor John Krasinski has been captivating the stay-at-home crowd with his crowdsourced Friday night program, Some Good News, which can be found on YouTube. This week’s promises to be a graduation ceremony in honor of all those missing their own this year. He has spent the week putting out a national call for speeches and valedictorians. It starts at 8 p.m. and can be found here.


Virtual Kinetic Sculpture Race

Today is the day the American Visionary Art Museum was slated to host the 22nd annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, an annual tradition of team work and weird stuff. The race will go on, but virtually and this year feature a blessing of the feet. Yes, feet. Please wear clean socks for this one (you’ve been warned), and register ahead of time. The action starts at 11 a.m.

Weekend Family Fun: April 30-May3
An entry from a past race; photo courtesy of AVAM

Any-Day Fun

Make a City

International architecture firm Foster+Partners has created downloadable templates for kids to use to create their own city. Paper or cardstock, scissors, glue and a few toothpicks are all that’s needed to build this metropolis. Instructions show children where to cut and where to fold. Perfect! Let’s get to building.

Explore our National Parks

Enjoy the outdoors while social distancing by taking a virtual tour of a national park. You can soar over an active volcano, kayak through an iceberg or even fly with the bats.


Enjoy concerts from famous musicians who are also hunkered down at home, such as Chris Martin, Hozier, Jennifer Hudson and Barenaked Ladies, while supporting the World Health Organization’s coronavirus response.

Experience Disney Magic

Disney Parks brings the magic of Disneyland and Disney World to your home with virtual viewings of your favorite theme park rides and parades. Best of all—no lines!

Weekend Family Fun: April 30-May 3
Photo: Walt Disney World Gallery

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