Amoss Center at Harford Community College baltimore & ohio ellicott city station museum baltimore center stage cake by jason hisley Carroll Park center plaza cylburn arboretum gordon center for the performing arts Hampton National Historic Site holt park and center for the arts irvine nature center Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall kiddie crusoe Maryland Historical Society maryland science center Miss Shirley's Cafe my gym timonium news oregon ridge nature center Pinot’s Palette prigel family creamery pump it up - elkridge r. house robinson nature center Schola Steppingstone Farm Museum The Cultural Center at The Havre de Grace Opera House the orokawa y in towson the playroom harford Washington weekend picks

Weekend Family Fun! Baltimore Kid Events, April 12-14

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Eggstravaganzas, mild exhibits, day of play, and MORE! Listed here are our favorite concepts for maintaining the kiddos busy this weekend! 

And be sure you nab your tickets for our first-ever Pajama Brunch with the Bunny at Miss Shirley’s Cafe on Saturday morning! (You gained’t need to miss the egg drop challenge!) On the lookout for different other bunny sightings and egg hunts? Take a look at this listing.

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BALTIMORE CITY EVENTS

Porgy and Bess
April 12 and April 13, eight:00 PM – 10:00 PM | April 14, three:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Corridor

Again by in style demand, Marin Alsop leads the BSO and the Morgan State College Choir, as well as vocal soloists, in a semi-staged manufacturing of Porgy and Bess. That includes such well-known hits as “Summertime” and “It Ain’t Essentially So,” Gershwin’s jazzy people opera endures as an American basic since its 1935 premiere. MORE

Egg-Stravaganza Pajama Brunch with the Easter Bunny at Miss Shirley’s Cafe!
Saturday, April 13 | 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM | Miss Shirley’s Cafe – Roland Park

Be a part of (cool) progeny at Miss Shirley’s Cafe for a morning of eggcelent adventures – full with a visit from the Bunny! Households will make their very own bunny ears and use artistic problem-solving expertise during our Egg Drop Problem. Which household will create the subsequent era basket to securely home Easter Eggs? (Yes! We may have prizes!). Families may also be treated two an eggciting two-course brunch featuring a few of Miss Shirley’s favorite dishes. Better part? Everyone is available in your PJs (simply roll outta bed!) and get to mingle with different local households. MORE

Day of Play at Carroll Park!
Saturday, April 13 | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Carroll Park

Baltimore Rec and Parks presents the first annual Day of Play! Younger sports activities lovers will get to take pleasure in a day jam-packed with athletic actions including baseball, kickball, road hockey, and flag soccer, food, games, music by a stay DJ, and far more. This FREE occasion is open to friends of all ages. MORE

Littlest Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 13 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Middle Plaza

Rejoice Spring with Downtown Partnership of Baltimore at the Littlest Egg Hunt. Middle Plaza will rework right into a spring truthful with tons of enjoyable actions together with an egg hunt for the little’s, face painting, lawn video games, moonbounce, arts and crafts, snacks, and a petting zoo. MORE

Science within the Darkish
April 13 | 12:00 PM – four:00 PM | Maryland Science Middle

Let science mild the best way! Spend the day studying concerning the science of sunshine with hands-on actions and demonstrations which are positive to glitter. Experiment with long exposure images, play with shadows, use diffraction to interrupt mild into a stunning display, catch a glow-show in the theater, and see how mild can be utilized to create art at midnight! The likelihood for experimentation is infinite at Science within the Dark. MORE

Spring Fairies and Gnomes Walk and Craft
April 13 | 2:00 PM – four:00 PM | Cylburn Arboretum

Be a part of Cylbrun Arboretum for a whimsical afternoon. Walk via lush gardens, and an enchanted forest to seek out hidden fairy and gnome buddies. Find and maintain any treasures that you simply find along the paths. Take pleasure in story time, hands-on actions and crafts making Spring Flower Fairies. MORE

Mother or father/Baby Cooking Collection – Chinese Favorites
April 13 | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Schola

Though we tend to only order Chinese language food for take-out, making a few of your most favourite dishes at house may be very straightforward. The category will tackle the task of rolling and frying vegetarian egg rolls and getting ready two classics from the wok – shrimp fried rice and pork lo mein. Schola may even show methods to make fortune cookies at house to complete the class. MORE

Music Field: Alphabet Soup
Sunday, April 14 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Gordon Middle for the Performing Arts

A, B, C, D, E, F, G….study and sing and play — yippee! Be a part of the BSO for a enjoyable exploration of the building blocks of reading and writing by way of music. Give your budding music lover the prospect to discover music by way of this highly partaking and interactive performance. The half-hour lobby live performance features the musical skills of a small ensemble of musicians of the BSO performing classical and youngsters’s songs to develop musicality, creativity, coordination and literacy. MORE

The Ugly Duckling
Sunday, April 14 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Baltimore Middle Stage

Baltimore Middle Stage is thrilled to introduce the subsequent era of theatergoers to the thrill of high-quality theater with this season’s Family Collection. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the beloved story of The Ugly Duckling plays out on stage via a cutting-edge blend of puppetry, know-how, and dance. With dazzling visuals, poignant choreography, and the artistic use of music ranging from classical to pop, this manufacturing brings this story into a brand new and sensible mild. MORE

Holt Park’s Egg Roll & Eggstravaganza!
April 14 | 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Holt Park and Middle for the Arts

Be a part of Holt Park for his or her 12th annual egg roll, crafts, games, and treats, and enjoyable for all ages! Activities are free, donations are welcome. What’s an Egg Roll? It is a race where every baby rolls an egg down a grassy hill. Dolley Madison introduced it to the white home in 1814 they usually introduced it to Overlea-Fullerton in 2007. The egg roll is only one a part of our event–races will occur several occasions throughout the Eggstravaganza. MORE

The Baltimore Youngsters Market
Sunday, April 14 | 11:00 AM – four:00 PM | R. Home

The Baltimore Youngsters Market is a curated and handmade market devoted to specializing in households and youngsters. The market plans to function over 50 small businesses with gadgets like youngsters’s apparel and accessories, toys, books, video games, occasion planners, and extra. MORE

Quiltfest!
Sunday, April 14 | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Maryland Historic Society

Rejoice the opening of the Hometown Woman quilt exhibition at QuiltFest!, a free family event. Create your personal English paper pieced flower with the Baltimore Trendy Quilt Guild, take a family-friendly workshop with the Baltimore Applique Society, draw quilting geometry with chalk within the courtyard, hear quilt tales and participate in family yoga. MORE

BALTIMORE COUNTY EVENTS

MGCA National Mum or dad’s Night time Out
Friday, April 12 | 5:30 PM – eight:30 PM | My Health club – Timonium

Mother and father’ Night time Out provides your little ones a night of exercise and fun! And the most effective half, a big portion of the proceeds can be donated to My Health club Challenged America! MGCA, the nonprofit division of My Health club, is devoted to serving to youngsters dealing with severe bodily and cognitive challenges by awarding particular therapeutic presents. MORE

Easter Bunny Tea
Saturday, April 13 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Kiddie Crusoe

Hippity-Hoppity, the Easter Bunny is on its strategy to Kiddie Crusoe! Meet the Easter Bunny and luxuriate in a festive brunch tea social gathering. Take pleasure in play throughout 3 superb play areas, create a Stuff-a-Good friend Bunny, Face Painting, and Craft. Tea service and meals offered by Tiaras and TEA a cellular tea celebration business. MORE

Spring Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 13 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | The Orokawa Y in Towson

Be a part of The Y in Towson for their annual Spring EGGstravaganza! Take pleasure in seasonal crafts, snacks, and games, plus an Easter egg hunt and footage with the Easter Bunny! MORE

Creamery Open Home and Excursions
April 13 | 12:00 PM – four:00 PM | Prigel Family Creamery

Prigel Family Creamery is opening up the doorways of their creamery and processing plant and alluring you all to see how they do what they do! Study step by step how Ice Cream is made and how the farm works from the grass to your table. Finish up your tour with an ice cream flight! Need to spice up your Tour experience?! Improve to the Interactive Tour! You and your get together will be capable of combine up a customized pint of ice cream to take residence! MORE

Turtle-y Awesome
Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Oregon Ridge Nature Middle

Who has a beak as an alternative of tooth, but are usually not birds? Who carries safety on their backs, however usually are not snails? Study concerning the superb variations of turtles! Meet a number of the resident turtles and explore the park to study what turtles stay there and make a craft to take house. Advance Registration Required. MORE

Construct Your Personal Chocolate Easter Bunny!
Sunday, April 14 | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | Cake by Jason Hisley

Study the information, secrets and techniques, and methods wanted to make your very personal hole Easter Chocolate Bunny! As soon as cooled, the bunnies shall be full of candies, candies, sprinkles and more—then sealed! All materials, elements, directions, muffins, and materials are included with the entire value of your ticket. MORE

Natural Egg Dyeing
Sunday, April 14 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Irvine Nature Middle

Egg dyeing is numerous enjoyable, particularly when enjoying with nature’s elements. Discover how totally different spices, fruit and veggies can be used to supply lovely, pure colors! Deliver some boiled eggs (as much as a dozen), and wear clothes that you simply don’t thoughts getting colourful. Ages 5 and up. MORE

Easter Egg Hunt at Hampton National Historic Website
April 14 | 2:00 PM – three:00 PM | Hampton Nationwide Historic Website

Visit Hampton Nationwide Historic Website for enjoyable, sweet and scavenging by means of the gorgeous landscape to seek out the elusive Easter Bunny’s eggs. Youngsters of all ages can be a part of in the household enjoyable. Egg hunters will obtain scrumptious candy to take house. MORE

HARFORD COUNTY EVENTS

Scottfield Theater Firm Presents “Sister Act”
Friday, April 12, eight:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Saturday, April 13, 2:00 PM – four:00 PM and eight:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Sunday, April 14, 2:00 PM – four:00 PM | The Cultural Middle at The Havre de Grace Opera House

Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based mostly on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their ft! Crammed with highly effective gospel music, outrageous dancing, and a very shifting story, Sister Act will depart audiences breathless. A glowing tribute to the common energy of friendship, Sister Act is a cause to REJOICE! MORE

Charlotte’s Net
Friday, April 12 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Amoss Middle at Harford Group School

The basic story of friendship, based mostly on the ebook by E.B. White, will warm hearts younger and previous because it charms its means onto our stage. Down on the Zuckerman Farm, Wilbur, an irresistible young pig is decided to avoid the butcher. With the assistance of his pals (especially the magnificent spider, Charlotte) Wilbur shouldn’t be only protected but learns that true pals stay in our hearts ceaselessly. MORE

Easter Bunny Image Day at Steppingstone
Saturday, April 13 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Steppingstone Farm Museum

Seize your youngsters and your pets and head to Steppingstone Farm Museum to take pleasure in an afternoon on the Farm with the Easter Bunny! Understanding that pets are an necessary part of your loved ones, the Easter Bunny has agreed to pose for pictures with both the youngsters and the pets. MORE

Easter Bunny in a Chick Basket
Sunday, April 14 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | The Playroom Harford

Be a part of Merely Krafted at The Playroom to make this sweet bunny in a basket simply in time for Easter! The challenge stands over eight inches tall and is constructed from a flower pot and a gourd. Youngsters will paint, assemble, and add elaborations to make their very own masterpiece! MORE

HOWARD COUNTY EVENTS

Rails and Tales: Preschool Storytime
Saturday, April 13 | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott City Station Museum

Hop aboard the story practice! Read tales about how life was lengthy (or not so long!) ago, play old-time video games, and make a history craft you possibly can take residence. Ages 1.5-5 yrs, $3 per youngster. MORE

Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 14 | 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Pump It Up – Elkridge

Be a part of Pump It Up and their pal ‘Pumpi Cotton Tail’ for an thrilling Easter celebration! Kick off the event looking for Easter Eggs hidden in the arenas, followed by leap time on NEW inflatables! Then take pleasure in a delicious continental breakfast while taking footage with “Pumpi”. MORE

Spring Eggstravaganza for Tots
Sunday, April 14 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Robinson Nature Middle

Hop on down for a tot-friendly journey via Robinson Nature Middle’s indoor reveals and along paved parts of the trail (weather permitting). Take pleasure in spring-themed crafts, music, and video games at your personal, self-guided pace. MORE

Family Paint – MooDonna
Sunday, April 14 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Pinot’s Palette – Ellicott Metropolis

Have a cowlickin’ good time portray Miss MooDonna! On the lookout for a fun and artistic outlet for your loved ones? Then Family Days at Pinot’s Palette has exactly what you’re in search of! At Pinot’s Palette, they supply a day for folks to color with their young relations at a family-friendly fee! MORE

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Nationwide Cherry Blossom Pageant 2019
By way of Sunday, April 14 | All Day | Washington, DC

Annually, the National Cherry Blossom Pageant celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the present of the cherry blossom timber, and the enduring friendship between the individuals of the USA and Japan. The Pageant produces and coordinates day by day occasions featuring numerous and artistic programming selling traditional and modern arts and culture, natural beauty, and group spirit. MORE