Anita C. Leight Estuary Center Arena Club b&o railroad museum baltimore & ohio ellicott city station museum Baltimore Seafood Festival Bel Air Festival of the Arts Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum calvert school Canton Waterfront Park Chrysalis Kids creative alliance Dance Connections Enoch Pratt Free Library Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine harford community college Horowitz Performing Arts Center irvine nature center maryland science center national aquarium Natural History Society of Maryland news oregon ridge nature center out & about patterson park port discovery children's museum The Boys' Latin School of Maryland the fire museum of maryland the maryland zoo in baltimore Universities Space Research Association weekend picks Wilde Lake Park

Where to Play: Baltimore Family Fun This Weekend, September 13-15

55 Things to Do with Kids in Baltimore This September

Firetrucks, Paw Patrol, Domino Days, and Fairies — OH MY! There are so many enjoyable things to maintain the kiddos busy this weekend. Take a look at our favorite concepts for household enjoyable under!

We will’t wait to see everybody at our Pup Pup Pawty with Calvert Faculty on Saturday! Your kiddos favorite characters from Paw Patrol will probably be there, plus a lot of different fun surprises! Tickets shall be obtainable at the door but check-in is quicker when you buy your $5 family cross prematurely! Buy it online right here.

Already planning for next weekend? Make plans to hitch us for our annual Imagine YOU Play Date at Roland Park Nation Faculty!

Baltimore Household Enjoyable This Weekend, September 13-15

Baltimore Metropolis

Defenders’ Day 2019
September 13 -15 | Occasions Differ
Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Take part celebrating Baltimore’s oldest holiday and commemorate Defenders’ Day 2019 at Fort McHenry Nationwide Monument and Historic Shrine! This yr’s event will happen Friday, September 13 – Sunday, September 15, 2019. Be a part of us as we commemorate Baltimore’s oldest vacation, which honors the profitable defense of the town from British assault and the writing of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in 1814! Highlights of the weekend lengthy event will embrace a parade, ranger packages, dwelling historical past and music, fireworks, and extra! MORE

B’More Build-a-thon
September 13 – October 6 | Occasions Differ
Port Discovery Youngsters’s Museum

Port Discovery is participating in a worldwide Cardboard Problem to have fun imagination, creativity and the town of Baltimore! By way of artistic play, youngsters will work together to construct out of cardboard and other materials main Baltimore websites in addition to their own neighborhoods, culminating in a day of play on where they put it all together. The International Cardboard Problem is an annual occasion introduced by to have fun baby creativity and the position communities can play in fostering it. Watch the story of Caine’s Arcade that inspired this now worldwide event, then come and be a part of Port Discovery as they recreate Appeal Metropolis. MORE

Tremendous Science Sleepover: The Academy of Wizardry
September 13 at 5:30 pm – September 14 at Eight:00 am
Maryland Science Middle

Visit your favorite wizarding outlets as you top off on faculty provides for the yr, and step into our SciLab to brew potions. Tackle the position of a goblin to design your personal silver sickle, discover the thriller behind the disappearing footsteps, and see in case you are skilled enough to catch a golden snitch! For youngsters ages 5+. All youngsters should have an adult of their get together. MORE

Butchers Hill Fall Flea Market & Craft Truthful
September 14 | 9:00 am – three:00 pm
Patterson Park

Be a part of The Butchers Hill Affiliation in the northwest nook of Patterson Park for the biannual Butchers Hill Flea Market & Craft Truthful! 150+ vendors selling clothing, toys, sporting gear, furniture, pottery, antiques, artwork, and sudden treasures! ATM on website, reside music, food, and fun! All are welcome! Proceeds help the Butchers Hill Association and native non-profits and PreK-8 faculties. MORE

(cool) progeny’s Pup Pup Pawty at Calvert Faculty
September 14 | 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Calvert Faculty

Present ’em what you bought — that Pup Pup stuff! Be a part of (cool) progeny for a household play date that celebrates group heroes at Calvert Faculty! Have pictures taken together with your favourite Paw Patrol characters, experience a trackless hearth truck, meet first responders and animal helpers, and MORE! We’ll have special actions from BARCS, Little Medical Faculty, Glenn Martin Aviation Museum, and Calvert Faculty school, plus face painting, a moon bounce, balloon twisting, and other fun household surprises! MORE

First Responders Day at The B&O
September 14 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
B&O Railroad Museum

First Responders Day on the B&O honors those who answer the decision and aims to teach the general public about their lifesaving practices! Occasion is FREE with worth of admission and includes a controlled collision between a practice and automotive, Baltimore City Hearth Dept. performing an extraction, and rather more! MORE

Scout Day on the Nationwide Aquarium
September 14 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
National Aquarium

Come partake in special scout-centered programming on the National Aquarium! Discover aquatic habitats from around the globe within the Aquarium’s exhibit galleries and uncover a world of marvel behind the glass. Complete a Scout Day scavenger hunt and rise up shut and personal with one of the Aquarium’s 20,000 residents throughout a particular animal encounter! All scouts attending will receive an official Nationwide Aquarium Scout Day patch! MORE

Touch-A-Truck at Boys’ Latin Faculty
September 14 | 10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Boys’ Latin Faculty of Maryland

Be a part of Boys’ Latin Faculty for his or her fourth annual Contact-a-Truck at Boys’ Latin! At this enjoyable and interactive occasion, youngsters in pre-school via grade 2 can get a glimpse of what hands-on learning seems like at BL by means of up-close encounters with a powerful line-up of vans, basic automobiles and, other cool automobiles. Deliver the whole family and give your little ones a chance to take a seat within the driver’s seat. MORE

Central Library Grand Reopening
September 14 | 11:00 am – four:00 pm
Enoch Pratt – Central Library

Rejoice the Central Library Grand Reopening with a Block Get together & Open House! Take a look at the recent areas and luxuriate in actions, authors, musicians, performers, storytelling, and slam poetry all day. MORE

6th Annual Baltimore Seafood Pageant w/ Route One Attire
September 14 | 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Canton Waterfront Park

Expertise Baltimore’s greatest seafood at the 6th Annual Baltimore Seafood Fest happening Saturday, September 14th from 12pm to 7pm on the Canton Waterfront Park. KID FRIENDLY! 16 and beneath are free with paying adult. Kid Zone with face portray, local vendors, more than 40 native eating places and food vans, chef cooking demos, stay music and extra. MORE

Domino Day
September 14 | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maryland Science Middle

Dominoes will probably be toppling at MSC on Saturday, September 14. World-renowned domino topple skilled Scott Suko will probably be leading the creation of a dynamic domino topple design by way of our Harbor Foyer. This yr‘s theme is Life Rising, with dominoes depicting DNA and the patterns of life in a fashion impressed by the paintings of M. C. Escher. The topple will take place at 2:00pm on Saturday, but come early to check designs of your personal with the help of their Domino specialists. MORE

Story Time with Drag Queens
September 14 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Artistic Alliance

FREE! Everybody loves story time – so why not add a wonderful twist! The Artistic Alliance is hosting a day of youngsters’ tales learn by marvelous drag queens – Baltimore’s personal Pariah Sinclair and Lula Lioness! Deliver your family and pals to a welcome area the place youngsters and storytellers are free to present as they feel snug and take heed to basic youngsters’s tales. Part of the primary Baltimore Drag Pageant! MORE

Sensory Pleasant Day at the B&O
September 15 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
B&O Railroad Museum

The B&O gives Sensory Pleasant Days for youngsters and friends with Autism Spectrum Issues (ASD) and sensory processing variations. The Museum opens one hour earlier at 10am on today to accommodate our particular visitors and their families. Employees will modify museum lights and sounds and submit additional indicators to offer visitors a more accessible experience. Further volunteers and employees might be out there to help visitors all through their stay. Come and luxuriate in smaller crowds, specialised actions, less sound and lightweight. MORE

Vans for Tots
September 15 | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Honk, honk, toot, toot! Huge vans are coming to the zoo! On September 15, quite a lot of huge vans will probably be “on exhibit” on the prime of Buffalo Yard Street down in the direction of Creature Encounters, from 10:00am – 1:00pm. Youngsters of all ages are welcome to visit the vans, take footage, touch, and even go inside some of these superb automobiles! MORE

Baltimore County

FREE Family Open House: Shells
September 14 | Eight:30 am – 12:00 pm
Pure Historical past Society of Maryland

In the course of the Overlea Farmers Market, the Pure History Society of Maryland can be open for households to return in and luxuriate in its many collections. Clubs and organizations can be available on choose Saturdays providing hands-on actions and curated displays. NHSM additionally has a strong assortment of Natural Historical past related books on the market. MORE

Motor Muster at The Hearth Museum of Maryland
September 14 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Hearth Museum of Maryland

Be a part of The Hearth Museum of Maryland for his or her Honoring our Heroes Motor Muster as we salute Hearth, EMS, Police and the Army.  See historic and trendy emergency equipment. Watch as they shoot water excessive within the sky! Rides, food, games. Great household enjoyable. Admission to the Muster and the Museum are FREE on Muster Day.  The Muster runs until 3 pm. The Museum is open until four pm. MORE

Meadow Grass Weaving
September 14 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oregon Ridge Nature Middle

Be a part of Oregon Ridge Nature Middle to study concerning the variations and significance of grasses in the meadow. You’ll finish our exploration with an outside exercise and a meadow branch weaving craft. Adults and youngsters 5+. $four per individual ($three for ORNCC Members).Advance Registration Required. 410-887-1815 or [email protected] MORE

Nature Bingo at Irvine Nature Middle
September 15 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Irvine Nature Middle

Be a part of Irvine naturalists to discover the pure world of science. On the second and fourth Sundays of each month, households can take pleasure in free actions targeted on a brand new and exciting science theme. Most actions are self-guided and should embrace palms on reveals, outdoors hikes, crafts and extra. All ages. MORE

Fairies and Dragons
September 15 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum

Come study concerning the mysterious forest-dwellers of fable and legend, stated to go to the human world as Summer time strikes into Fall.  You’ll search the park for signs of dragons and the Truthful People.  You then’ll use pure supplies to create fairy homes or dragon dens.  Gown to be outdoor.  Ages 5+ with an grownup to help them. Preregistration is required at 410 887-1081 or [email protected] MORE

Harford County

Harford LIVE presents Into the Woods
September 13 – 15 | Occasions Range
Harford Group School

Considered one of Sondheim’s most popular works, Into the Woods is a musically refined, dark comedy featuring everyone’s favorite Brothers’ Grimm characters. With a Tony Award-winning ebook and rating, this modern basic is tied together by a plot involving a childless baker, his spouse, and their quest to begin a household. On their journey, they meet up with a witch who locations a curse on them and interacts a number of iconic storybook characters. MORE

2019 UCH Youngsters for Hope Ultimate Impediment Course
September 14 | 8 AM – 11 AM
Area Membership

The seventh annual Youngsters for Hope impediment course enjoyable run is an adventurous and exciting occasion designed especially for teenagers! Modeled after the difficult impediment courses and dirt runs for adults, this household friendly course empowers youngsters ages 7-18 to take part on this exciting and unique event whereas elevating funds to help Most cancers LifeNet on the Patricia D. & M. Scot Kaufman Most cancers Middle at University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Well being. MORE

Fall Scavenger Hunt Kayak
September 14 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Anita C. Leight Estuary Middle

Avid nature watchers, heads up! Discover the estuary for crops and animals on your water tour. The first boat to seek out all of the gadgets on the listing wins a prize! Ages Eight+ MORE

Bel Air Pageant for the Arts
September 15 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Bel Air Pageant of the Arts

350 booths of superb artwork, crafts, and images might be featured on this occasion which will even embrace continuous reside entertainment on the bandshell stage as well as roving entertainment. Great pageant food will probably be obtainable. FREE shuttle buses might be obtainable at the MVA parking zone on Rt. 24. Admission is FREE! MORE

Howard County

Tortoise vs. Hare 2: This Time it’s Private!
September 13 -15 | Occasions Range
Horowitz Performing Arts Middle

Everyone is aware of that the slow-and-steady Tortoise beat the bragging Hare within the well-known race, but when their great-grandkids Ro-Shell the tortoise and Jack Rabbit are talked right into a rematch, something might happen. The race shall be on stay TV, and their buddies have a variety of concepts about how Ro-Shell and Jack can beat one another, however solely good sportsmanship can win the day in this zany, lighthearted retelling of the basic fable. MORE

Chrysalis Youngsters: Monarchs and Extra!
September 14 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Howard County Conservancy, Group Ecology Institute, and the Internal Arbor Trust are proud to present Chrysalis Youngsters: Monarchs and Extra! The Howard County Conservacy will current its fashionable, interactive program on Monarach butterflies on the Chrysalis Stage at 10 a.m. after which at 11 a.m. This interactive program that discusses the Monarch butterfly’s bodily traits, life cycle, survival strategy, behavioral traits and more. On the garden, Group Ecology Instutute will host stations making seed bombs to help pollinators and other nature targeted craft activities. MORE

Free Trial Yoga Class ages 5-7
September 14 | 10:20 am – 11:05 am
Dance Connections

Be a part of Dance Connections, Inc. this Saturday, Sept 14th for a FREE trial of youngsters yoga with Ms. Jasmine!! This fun 45 minute class is filled with lively yoga sequences, energizing music, yoga-inspired games, mindfulness, and respiration methods. College students will discover yoga with using totally different themes and props. Please call to pre-register for this class. MORE

Rails and Tales Storytime
September 14 | 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Baltimore & Ohio Ellicott Metropolis Station Museum

Hop aboard the story practice! Deliver your infant out to a discovery storytime on the B&O Ellicott Metropolis Station Museum. We’ll learn tales about life lengthy (or not so lengthy!) ago, play games, and make a craft you possibly can take residence! The story modifications every month, so make sure to be a part of us greater than as soon as! Information: Emily Mosher, 410-313-0419 or [email protected] Designed for ages 1.5-5 yrs. $3 per baby. MORE

7th Annual Wilde Lake Previous-Normal Family Picnic
September 14 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wilde Lake Park

FREE group event featuring reside leisure, food vans, youngsters’s activities, watermelon contest, corn gap, giveaways and more! New this yr… Zumba demo by Columbia Affiliation and magic by Drew Blue Footwear. MORE

Robotics Enjoyable for All
September 15 | 1:00 pm – three:30 pm
Universities Area Analysis Association

Gear up for a great time integrating science and know-how with fun, competitive play by constructing LEGO Sumo Wrestling Robots. Build your toughest SuGO robotic using a mega assortment of LEGO Mindstorms to then compete in an exhilarating event towards other teams! Youngsters of all ages are encouraged to participate on this distinctive robotics competition! We welcome members of all experience ranges – no expertise with LEGO engineering or robotics? No drawback! Registration is required. MORE

DISCLAIMER: Hey Mother and father, as we properly know, things change everyday… and even hour to hour (assume new child sleeping patterns or the meals preferences of toddlers!). Please verify the precise occasion website for time modifications, rain dates and event cancellations earlier than you pack up the whole crew.