B’More Social: March 29 – April 1

THURSDAY

Twilight Egg Hunt
For kids ages 9-12. Hunt in the dark for eggs and prizes at Westminster’s City Park.
City Park, behind 11 Longwell Ave., 7:30 p.m. free. westminstermd.gov/calendar.aspx

Free Preschool Vision Screening
Undiagnosed vision issues can lead to challenges in school. Stop in and have your child’s eyesight tested to make sure they are ready to learn. Ages 2-5.
Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., free, library.carr.org

Rabbits, Hares, Bunnies, Oh My!
It’s time for more stories, songs, and activities with a nature twist. Today’s theme is bunnies. Hop on over for spring time tales and fun about our floppy-eared friends.
Registration required. Ages 2-6 with adult.
Ladew Gardens, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-1:30 p.m., $5/member, $15/non-member, ladewgardens.com

Book Dominos
Set them up and knock them down, for all the fun of dominoes supersized with books!
Baltimore County Public Library, Essex Branch, 7-8 p.m., free, bcpl.info

FRIDAY

Discover the Dinosaur — Time Trek
Step back in time to when dinosaurs roamed the planet. Junior paleontologists can have a close encounter with a T-Rex, dig for fossils and more.
Mar. 30-April 1, Maryland State Fairgrounds, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., discoverthedinosaurs.com

Spring Break Drop-In Art Activities
Stop by for an extra day of hands-on creativity! Enjoy art throughout the museum and make a piece all your own to take home with you.
The Walters Art Museum, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., free, thewalters.org

Camping Roundup
The 2018 camping season is ready to begin! Come by the campfire and have fun learning the basics, including how to build a fire and pitch a tent.
Patapsco Valley State Park, 1-3 p.m., free, dnr.maryland.gov

Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo
It’s a whole weekend of events at the zoo, including games, activities, crafts, live entertainment and non-stop egg hunts. Free with zoo admission.
March 30, 31, April 1, The Maryland Zoo, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. marylandzoo.org

SATURDAY

Bunny Run 5K
Hop on up to the start line of this family friendly 5K benefitting The National PTSD Foundation. Each finisher receives a custom, commemorative medal. Registration required.
Aberdeen Festival Park, 8 a.m., $25, bunnyrun5k.com

Parent/Child Cooking Class — Asian Dumplings
Enjoy an afternoon of family bonding as you learn the art of dumpling creation. From crab rangoon to pork shumai, you’ll create a number of different dumplings to sample and enjoy.
Registration required.
Schola Cooking School, 12 p.m., $49.99, scholacooks.com 

Photography Workshop
Volunteers from Creative Exposure Baltimore will be on hand to help refine your photography skills. Afterwards, practice what you’ve learned around the BMI campus. Don’t forget your camera! All levels welcome.
Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1-3 p.m., cost included with museum admission, thebmi.org

Trace Your Roots
What is the story of your family? Master Genealogist Angela Y. Walton-Raji will guide you through the steps to find out. From exploring artifacts and documents to searching vital records, who knows what you will find? Registration required.
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., $15/member, $18/non-member facebook.com/BannekerMuseum

Peeps Houses
Custom build your own Peeps house using graham crackers and marshmallow Peeps. You bring the creativity, all other supplies will be provided! Registration required. Ages 6-16.
Baltimore County Public Library, White Marsh Branch, 1:30-2:15 p.m. or 2:30-3:15 p.m., free, bcpl.info

Easter Eggstravaganza
Activities include an Easter egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny for pets and kids.
Baltimore Humane Society, 12-3 p.m. $5/family. Bmorehumane.org

Easter Egg Hunt
Food, crafts, face painting, farm animals and more. Egg hunts start at 1 p.m. and are broken down by age group: Ages 0-3 (with parent) at 1 p.m.; Ages 4-7 at 1:30 p.m.; Ages 8-12 at 2 p.m. Please bring your own basket. $1 per admission fee will be donated to a local 4H club.
Hawks Hill Creamery, 11-3 p.m. $4.50 per child, adults free. Tickets must be purchased in advance at eventbrite.comhawkshillcreamery.com

SUNDAY

Kids’ Opening Day
Kick off the Orioles season at Camden Yards with this special kid-friendly game, featuring giveaways, activities, base-running and more!
$15-$60. 1-4:30 p.m. at Oriole Park. 

 

Image courtesy of the Orioles’ Instagram

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