B’More Social: 2/8-2/11

THURSDAY

Midweek Concert: Around the Globe
Embark on a musical journey as you listen to selections from all over the globe. Recommended for grades 3-5.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Feb. 8-9, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., $6.50, bsomusic.org

Teen Writers Club
Do you have a passion for writing? Explore your interest on a deeper level with the aid of a volunteer from the Maryland Writer’s Association. Ages 11-17.
Anne Arundel County Library, Odenton branch, 7 p.m., free, aacpl.net

Adults
Rep Stage $10 Ticket Night
Thursday nights at Rep Stage allow audience members the opportunity to enjoy all the drama of live theatre at a fraction of the regular cost. This month’s show: “All That She Must Possess.”
Feb. 8, 15 and 22, The Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center’s Studio Theatre, 7 p.m., $10, repstage.org

FRIDAY

Homeschool Nature Days
Meet up with other homeschool kids from around the area for nature lessons at Oregon Ridge every second Friday of the month. Ages 6-14.
Second Fridays Feb.-June, Oregon Ridge Nature Center, 10-12 p.m.; $20/non-member child (for five sessions), $16/member child, oregonridgenaturecenter.org

Teens After Hours: The Mighty Microwave!
Prepare to be amazed at the different edible creations you can make in the mighty microwave! Registration required, grades 6-12.
Harford County Public Library, Whiteford branch, 5:30-7 p.m., free, hcplonline.org

The Sleeping Beauty
Come see this classic tale of Sleeping Beauty brought to life by the State Ballet of Russia. Fifty-five of Russia’s most talented ballet stars will share this story through amazing choreography and the passion their talent brings.
Feb. 9-10, Hippodrome Theatre, 7:30 p.m., $61-$83, france-merrickpac.com

SATURDAY

Littles Day: Be My Valentine
Celebrate with those you love by participating in special Valentine’s Day activities and fun. Dance and sing with Kindersinger’s “Be My Valentine” program, take part in a play within a play, get loose with Magical Mats and more!
Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.or

Marsh Fairy Lanterns
Fairies love to live in all different kinds of places. Create a decorative lantern perfect for a marsh fairy to call home. Registration required. Ages 8 and up (under 13 with adult).
Anita C Leight Estuary Center, 10-11:30 a.m., $10/project, otterpointcreek.org

Carnival of the Animals
Delight your senses with music by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians accompanied by visuals from Maryland Institute College of Art students, all with an animal theme. Make sure to stay after the concert for a buffet lunch (additional $11/child, $18/adult) the whole family will enjoy.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 11 a.m., $15-20, bsomusic.org

200th Anniversary Celebration – Frederick Douglass Day @ the Lewis Museum
Celebrate the 200th birthday of famous Maryland abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Come for activities, lectures, readings and more in this afternoon devoted to Douglass and his impact on history.
Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 12-4 p.m., $8 (adult), $6 (7-17 yrs.), free for 6 and under, lewismuseum.or

Women in Sports Day
Experience the impact women have every day in the world of athletics and help young girls see how they can get more involved. Interact with Loyola athletes and then stick around for a women’s basketball game at 2p.m. Ages K-8th grade. Registration required.
Loyola University Reitz Arena, 12 p.m., free, loyola.edu/join-us/women-sports

African-American Doll Exhibit
Enjoy a collection of beautiful, historic dolls in honor of Black History Month, presented by the Charm City Dolling Club.
2 p.m. at Randallstown Branch of BCPL. 

SUNDAY

Intro to Quilting
Learn the basics of an art form that continues to stand the test of time. Bring the fabric of your choice and sew a simple table runner. Sewing machines provided. Registration required. Ages 12 and up.
Baltimore Museum of Industry, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., $85/members, $100/non-members, thebmi.org

Beauty and the Beast
Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents this classic fairy tale told through a full-length dance production.
Gordon Center for Performing Arts, 1 and 5 p.m., $15/child & $22/adult (in advance), $20/child & $27/adult (at the door), jcc.org/gordon-center

Birdhouse Building Workshop
Spring is coming and the birds need a new place to live! Materials provided, builders needed. Registration required. Ages 7 and up (under 13 with adult).
Anita C Leight Estuary Center, 1:30-3:30 p.m., $12/project, otterpointcreek.org

Share the Love
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Create a heart necklace, bracelet or pin for the special someone in your life.
Baltimore County Public Library, Arbutus branch, 2-3 p.m., free, bcpl.info

 

Photo courtesy of the Irvine Nature Center Instagram.

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