B’More Social: Nov. 2-5

THURSDAY

Preschool Leaps
The Enoch Pratt Free Library hosts preschool story and song time at a variety of branches and times throughout the week. Check the library’s website.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, free, prattlibrary.org

Mother Goose Baby Steps
The Enoch Pratt Free Library hosts a fun and interactive nursery rhyme program for children up to 36 months and their caregivers. Times and branch locations vary throughout the week. Check the library’s website.
Enoch Pratt Free Library, free, prattlibrary.org

FRIDAY

Cooking Up Chemistry
Kids learn the adventure of science by mixing up stuff in a variety of chemical experiments.
Maryland Science Center, 3-3:30 p.m., free with admission, mdsci.org

Toddler Story Time
The Children’s Bookstore in Roland Park offers toddler story time every Friday this month, with the exception of the day after Thanksgiving. Parents can purchase a story time punch card for $20 that is good for any four story times. The goal of the program is to build a toddler library, so children get to take home a book each time they attend.
The Children’s Bookstore, 9:30 a.m., $20 for four sessions, thecbbstore.com

For Moms: Fit & Fab Weekend
When a GNO is not enough, there is Fit & Fab Weekend — a health and wellness getaway for busy professional women. The two-day lineup of workshops includes tips on jumpstarting a fitness routine, budget shopping for healthy meals, massage therapy, reflexology, fashion, makeup and a twerk-out fitness dance party sure to knock out any kinks or stress. Weekend goal is for participants to leave with their own wellness plan, and motivational speaker and author LeeAnn Willis Sims serves as Fit & Fab host.
Nov. 3-4 at The Sheraton at Columbia Town Center. Tickets: $99-175. fitandfabweekend.com.

SATURDAY

Stars, Stripes, and Chow
What’s better than a chili cook-off? One that supports homeless veterans in Baltimore. Head to Star Stripes and Chow for plenty of good food, music, kids activities’ and more.
1-5 p.m. at City Garage. 

The Wizard of Oz
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents its popular “Movie with Orchestra” series, this time highlighting the epic sights and sounds of “The Wizard of Oz.”
3 p.m. at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. 

Free Family Open House
Baltimore Center Stage presents a  with live demonstrations, dance workshops, props, costumes and more.
Free. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Baltimore Center Stage. 

El Diá de los Muertos
This day of celebration starts with a family procession at 11 a.m. from Patterson Park to the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Southeast Anchor branch. Other activities include papel picado workshops, mariachi and dance. Hot chocolate and Day of the Dead bread will be served.
Creative Alliance, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free, creativealliance.org

KERPLUNK! Free Family Drop In
Tour the Creative Alliance’s galleries and create art projects linked to current exhibits. Stop in for a quick visit or stay for an entire afternoon.
Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, Creative Alliance, 12-3 p.m., creativealliance.org

Healthy First Saturday
Learn about everything from rescue dogs to yoga poses and take part in fun and healthy science projects at Port Discovery’s community health fair, held in partnership with University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Port Discovery, 3 p.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.org

Art Cart and Family Drop-In
Every Saturday and Sunday, the Walters Art Museum opens its doors for kids and families to stop by and make art. No registration is required and each weekend features a new project; A paint party is held the third weekend.
Nov. 4, 5, 11,12, 18, 19, 25, 26, Walters Art Museum, free, thewalters.org

SUNDAY

Seafood by the Harbor
The Farmer’s Market presents a special exhibition of Charm City’s wonderful local seafood.
7 a.m. – 12 p.m. under the JFX. 

Mark Nizer
The world champion of juggling (yes, really) presents a special family-friendly 3D show.
3 p.m. at the Gordon Center. 

Free Family Sunday
Hands-on workshops offer the chance to make a new project each week, including linear sculptures, bubble prints and more. Space is limited.
Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26 Baltimore Museum of Art, 2-5 p.m., artbma.org

Super Sunday
Super Sunday at the Port Discovery includes a percussion garden, circle time, Kamishibai story time and more.
Port Discovery, 12:30-3:30 p.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.org

Image courtesy of the Pratt Library Instagram. 

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