FREE Maryland Family Events: Aug 24-26

FREE Maryland Family Events: Aug 24-26

Winding Down the Summer with These Weekend Events in Maryland

The summer is almost over, say it ain’t so. If you’ve decided to stick around town, they’ll be quite a bit of events to attend, mostly FREE! Back to School Events and Festivals are in high gear so pick something and head on out!

Charles County Rocks Paint Party
Friday, August 25, 2017; 5-8pm
OBO Pizza (Waldorf)
The rock craze is on! Bring A rock and enjoy painting to be placed out in the community.

Comcast Outdoor Film Festival: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Friday, August 24-25, 2017
Outdoor movies return to Strathmore this summer! Sit on the lawn for three nights of free family favorite flicks benefiting the NIH Children’s Charities.

Back to School Bash
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 10am – 3pm
St. Charles Mall (Lower Level by JCPenny)
Giveaways, door prize raffles, free snacks and educational information.

Rise + Rhyme: Super Family Saturday w/ Culture Queen
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 9:30-10:45am
Busboys and Poets Takoma

KidX- Princess and Me!
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 1-3pm
Bowie Town Center
Meet and greet with Princesses Elsa and Tiana! The Princesses will have crafts and gifts to share with the first 70 guest.

Southern Maryland Balloon Festival
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 1-9pm
Spider Hill Farm (Prince Frederick)
Tethered hot air balloon rides, live bands, food vendors, a KIDZONE, and more

MAKEbreak Customize Slime
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 1-3pm
Michaels Stores
Customize slime and decorate an adorable emoji slime container. Pre-made slime will be provided.

Back-to-School Bash
Saturday, August 26, 2017; 6-7:30pm
Chick-fil-A Bowie Marketplace
Face painting with The Face Paint Lady, balloon art by Chad, games with the Cow, samples of yummy Chick-fil-A, raffles and free pencil bags to first 50 kids!

3rd Annual Back to School BBQ & Fathers vs. Male Educators Basketball Game
Sunday, August 27, 2017; 1pm
Oxon Hill Middle School (Fort Washington)

Fairwood Music Festival
Sunday, August 27, 2017; 1-6pm
Fairwood Community Park
A day of family fun featuring live performances, food vendors, and children’s activities!! Our performance lineup includes 4ThaGruv, Charis Jones, Secret Society, Faycez U Know, and The Chuck Brown Band.

Prince George’s County Family & Friends Day
Sunday, August, 2017; 2-5pm
Showplace Arena
Food, vendors, games, and music featuring famed recording artists, Raheem DeVaughn, a graduate of Prince George’s County High Point High School in Beltsville, Maryland; and, Wes Felton and Nasim. Hosted by singer/songwriter Paula Campbell.

OCASE Foundation Annual Backpack School Supply and Health Fair
August 26, 2017; 1-5pm
DC Rita’s Water Ice, 2318 Rhode Island Ave NE Washington, DC 20018

Guest includes the Kaiser Permanente Mobile Health Truck, Howard University Dental School, TD Bank, the Woodridge Library, the YMCA, The Office of Cable Television Music and Entertainment, the Office of the Ombudsmen and the Office of Student Advocate, the Metropolitan Police Department and DPR Roving Leader Program, Live Entertainment, and special guest the Game Truck and the Fun Truck from DPR Roving Leaders. Free Rita’s Ice to all students, giveaways through out the day, three lucky students will walk away with a new laptop computer.