Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26

It’s the Weekend Eve! What kind of family fun is on tap for this weekend, Jan. 23-26? We’ve got bluegrass, animal collages, Acts of Kindness Week and more. Have fun!


Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26Code Club

Here’s an incentive to get that homework done. Code Club is tonight for the tech savvy kids who can’t get enough computer time. Ages 6-11. Baltimore County Public Library, Rosedale Branch, 6:30-8 p.m. Free. bcpl.info

The Caffeinated City

Take a tour of Zeke’s Coffee Roastery and check out their unique roasting process, all while learning about Baltimore’s rich coffee history. Zeke’s Coffee, 2-3 p.m. $10. baltimoreheritage.com


Friday Crafternoon

Unwind and destress with crafts. You can bring your own project or start a new one using our supplies. Enoch Pratt Free Library, Southeast Anchor Branch, 3-4:30 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org

Want another craft idea? Check this out.

Charm City Bluegrass Presents: Geraldine

Sip and snack as you enjoy a waterfront view and the musical stylings of Appalachian folk group Geraldine.Pitango Bakery + Cafe, 6-8 p.m. Free. pitangogelato.com

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26
Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo


African Animal Collage

Kids ages 7 and up can choose one of four African animals to recreate in a colorful collage. Registration is required and price includes zoo admission for this day. The Maryland Zoo, 10:30-12:30 p.m. $35. marylandzoo.org

Danny Joe’s TreeHouse LIVE

Miss the days of Mr. Rogers? Catch the next best thing with this live-taping of Baltimore’s last standing local kids’ show, “Danny Joe’s TreeHouse.” Creative Alliance, noon. $12 adults, $6 kids ages 2-13, free for kids under 2. creativealliance.org

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26
Photo courtesy of “Danny Joe’s TreeHouse”

Workshop: Creating Black Comic Books

Aspiring artists, this one’s for you. Learn how to hone your drawing skills, self-publish and stand out in the comic industry. For ages 11-17. Reginald F. Lewis Museum,
1-2:30 p.m. $8. lewismuseum.org


Keeper Chats

It may be cold out for kids. But for some of our furry and feathered friends at the zoo, the temperature is just right. Start this Sunday by feeding the penguins. Stay for the bobcat keeper chat and then the polar bear keeper chat. Embrace winter like these fun critters. The Maryland Zoo, 10:30 a.m. Admission starts at $18. marylandzoo.org

Weekend Family Fun: Jan 23-26
Photo courtesy of The Maryland Zoo


Acts of Kindness Week

Today is the last day to make a craft for a community service group as part of the library’s Acts of Kindness Week.Harford County Public Library, Bel Air Branch. Free. hcplonline.org

More opportunities to be kind? Read this.

The Jonathan Kreisberg Quartet

This acclaimed, New York-based jazz guitarist is dropping by Baltimore for one night only. Don’t miss his innovative yet timeless take on the genre. Baltimore Museum of Art, 5-7:30 p.m. $45. artbma.org

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