Free Weekend Events for Maryland Families
Finally, normal winter weather is here! I’ve complied a list of Free Weekend Events happening for kids in Maryland. Let me know if I’ve missed anything! Have a Great Weekend!!
Relics and Prospect
January 20; 8:30am-5pm
Montpelier Arts Center – Laurel
Montpelier Arts Center is proud to honor Black History Month through an exhibition of contemporary artwork that reflects the lives and perspectives of the African-American experience. Using symbolism and found objects, artists explore the journey and history of being Black through painting, mixed media, and sculpture.
Fossil Deposit Interpretation
January 20; 12 – 4pm
Dinosaur Park – Laurel
Dinosaur Park is a 41-acre park in Laurel, Maryland, featuring a rare deposit of fossils from the Cretaceous Period (144 to 65 million years ago). On the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, you can join paleontologists and volunteers on-site to interpret fossil deposits. Fun for all ages!
Family Story Time
Waldorf West Library – Waldorf
January 20; 11-11:45am
Books, songs, fingerplays, board stories and a craft. It is designed for children of multiple ages.
Penguin Appreciation Day!
Potomac Branch Library – Indian Head
January 20; 2 – 2:35pm
Celebrate Penguin Appreciation Day with a penguin! A special guests from the MD Zoo will talk about their penguin conservation efforts and why the zoo has made it a goal to help rebuild penguin colonies in South Africa.
Family Boot Camp: New Year, New You!
Jan 20; 9 – 10am
Southern Regional Technology & Recreation Complex – Fort Washington
Fun and healthy boot camp for the entire family.
Paws in the Park
Jan 20; 10 – 11am
Tucker Road Athletic Complex – Fort Washington
Meet up with other local furry friends and walk our trail! Doggie goodie bags will be provided for the first 20 pals with paws. All dogs must be on a leash.
Nature Songs with Stina
National Wildlife Visitor Center
Jan 20; 2pm
FREE (must register)
Join nature troubadour Stina for an afternoon indoor campfire with fun and silly nature songs!
NOTE: All ages – Parent Participation
Free Family Sunday: Birds of Africa
The Baltimore Museum of Art
Jan 20; 2pm
Hands-on art-making workshops in response to works on view and fashion your own headdress.
Family workshops are held in the studio space of the Joseph Education Center, located on the first floor of the Museum. Space is limited.