Weekend Events for Southern Maryland Kids Feb 13-16


Our Picks for Kid Events in Southern Maryland 



Friday, February 13

Sweet Heart Preschool Prom
Somers Recreation Center, 300 Willow Lane, La Plata, MD
You’re never too young to get dressed up and have a great time. Join us for a night to remember. Begin your night by walking down the red carpet followed by dancing, games, light refreshments, and many prom photo opportunities. We will wrap up the night with the Prom King’s and Queen’s parade. All children must be accompanied by a loved one (parent). Ages 2-6
Cost:$15 res/$17 non-res/$20 at the door

Saturday, February 14

Valentines Day Picture Holder -FREE
Local Lowes Stores
10:00 am
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build this Sweetheart Picture Holder!

I Love You Just Like This
Local Barnes and Noble Stores
10:00 am
Join Barnes and Noble for Valentine’s Day Storytime and activities featuring Love You Just Like This! There are many ways to say “I love you” – and Elmo and his Sesame Street friends are ready to tell you.

I Love You Just Like This! by Sourcebooks: Book Cover

Puzzle Piece Necklace
Local Michaels Craft Stores
10am – noon
Drop in. Take home a completed project.  Ages 3 and up.
Cost: $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun.

Clearwater Nature Center
Come enjoy an afternoon nature program while roasting marshmallows at the campfire. Roasting sticks and marshmallows will be provided. You may bring hot dogs and drinks if you wish. Ages 2 & up
Cost: Resident $3; Non-Resident $4

Kids’ Night Out – Valentine’s Party!
My Gym – Waldorf Location
Saturday, February 14, 6:00PM – 10:00PM
Children ages 3 – 9 years old will enjoy a rocking good time! The program is designed to entertain your children with incredible rides, swings, themed games, arts-n-craft PLUS Pizza!
Cost: Lifetime Members – $25, Annual Members – $30, Non-Members – $35, Sibling discounts apply. Price will increase the day of the event.

Monday, February 16

Family Yoga – Free
Evolve Yoga and Wellness Studio
9:30 am-10:15 am
Spend time during three school holidays engaging with your children (ages 4-10) in a fun creative yoga session building strength, balance, co-ordination, cooperation and relaxing! These classes are structured like kids yoga classes with emphasis on interactive and partner poses for kids and adults to do together. We’ll do age-appropriate yoga poses, breathing, movement games, and relaxation. This class is open to extended family members and caregivers too! Please bring a yoga mat for yourself and your child.yoga_family

Moonbounce Monday!
My Gym – Waldorf Location
Pizza & Play Drop-off event for children ages 3-9 years old (siblings under 3 are welcome). Fun day filled with pizza, moon-bounce play, jump & tumble!
Monday, February 16, 2015, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM!
Pizza & Play Drop-off event for children ages 3-9 years old (siblings under 3 are welcome). Fun day filled with pizza, moon-bounce play, jump & tumble!
Cost: ***Register by 2/14/15 for only $15 **


  Beyond Southern Maryland

Target Family Night: The Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University
Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage
Friday, February 13 ∙ 6:00 pm ∙ FREE!
The Howard University group, directed by Reginald Golden, performs its energetic gospel music. The ensemble is formed by students, alumni, and community members, and is the first college choir of its kind.

Frederick Douglass Day
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Saturday, February 14 ∙ 11:00 am ∙ FREE!
The museum participates in this annual collaborative program with the National Park Service. A museum educator will provide a walk-through tour of the exhibition How the Civil War Changed Washington, then participants board the museum shuttle bus to take part in a map study of Anacostia/Uniontown.

NSO Family Concert: The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sunday, February 15 ∙ 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm ∙ $15-$18
Based on Jon Scieszka’s children’s book, NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke composed an exciting new work that follows Alexander T. Wolf’s misadventures during his quest for a cup of sugar to finish his grandmother’s birthday cake.

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