B’More Social: April 12-15

 

THURSDAY

Preschool Fairy Tale Ball
Dress in your fanciest gown or most festive outfit and come to the Fairy Tale Ball for crafts, stories, and dancing to live music by the Ben Sherman Trio. Ages 3-5.
Enoch Pratt Library, Brooklyn branch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free, prattlibrary.org

Matthew Cordell: Wolf in the Snow
Meet Matthew Cordell, author and illustrator of a number of highly praised children’s book including Caldecott Medal winner “Wolf in the Snow.”
The Ivy Bookshop, 4:30 p.m., free, theivybookshop.com

Disney Jr. Dance Party Live!
Are you ready to dance? Join Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, and more in an unforgettable live music experience! Don’t forget your dancing shoes!
Modell Lyric, 6 p.m., $36-$46, modell-lyric.com

Teens & Adults
Thursday Night Gallery Drawing: Ancient Egypt
Sharpen your drawing skills and explore your creative side as you are guided by a museum educator and artist. Registration required. Ages teen and up.
The Walters Art Museum, 6-8 p.m., free (members), $5 (non-members), thewalters.org

FRIDAY

Cardboard Block Party
What will you build today? Using boxes and your imagination, anything is possible! Registration required. Ages 2-5 with adult.
Baltimore County Public Library, Catonsville branch, 11-11:45 a.m., free, bcpl.info

Homeschool Hop @ SkyZone Timonium
Study break! Homeschoolers are invited for a special jump session at a reduced rate the second Friday of each month.
Sky Zone Timonium, 2-4 p.m., $12/hour, skyzone.com/timonium

Super Science Sleepover: Light Up the Night
Bring your sleeping bag and prepare for a unique overnight experience. Enjoy hands-on activities that bring light to the night and when it’s time for those lights to go out, find a comfy spot to snooze in one of the exhibit halls. Reservations required. Ages 5 and up with adult.
Maryland Science Center, 5:30 p.m.-9 a.m., $40/member, $45/non-member, mdsci.org

Frog Songs Night Hike
Take an evening hike to where the frogs like to hang out at the Banneker Farmstead and enjoy their natural serenades. Registration required. Ages 5 and up.
Benjamin Banneker Historical Park & Museum, 6:30-8 p.m., $3/person, $10/family facebook.com/BannekerMuseum

Adults
10x10x10 Play Festival
Ten original plays. Ten actors. Ten minutes each. Which one will be your favorite? Cast your vote at the end of the show. Opening weekend all shows $19!
Apr. 13-May 6 (Fri.-Sun.), Fells Point Corner Theatre, $24/Friday/Saturday, $19/Sunday fpct.org

SATURDAY

Light City
Light City is back for its third year in Charm City. For more than a week, Baltimore is transformed into an urban masterpiece overflowing with light. Featuring amazing installations, sculptures, attractions and so much more, Light City will change the way you see downtown. Bring the whole family for projections, performances, kids’ activities and, of course, food.
April 14-21, Inner Harbor and other downtown locations, free, lightcity.org

Breakfast with the Penguins
Rise and shine with everyone’s favorite flightless birds! Enjoy a buffet breakfast, photo opportunities, a special zookeeper chat and the opportunity to help feed these sweet birds their first meal of the day! Price includes same day zoo admission.
The Maryland Zoo, 8:30-10 a.m., $55 (members), $65 (non-members), marylandzoo.org

Wockenfuss Candies 6th Annual Factory Tour
Get a behind the scenes look at the wonderful world of candy making! Tours will run continually during the day.
Wockenfuss Candy Factory, 6831 Harford Rd., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., free, facebook.com/WockenfussCandies/

Littles Day
It’s a day filled with fun for the 6 and under crowd. Dance and sing with Kindersinger: Silly Songs! Get loose yoga-style with Magical Mats and more!
Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free with admission, portdiscovery.org

Engineering Industry: Robotics Demonstration
See the latest in robotics technology from professionals in the field alongside high school students competing in the Engineering Challenge Robot competition.
Baltimore Museum of Industry, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., cost included with museum admission, thebmi.org

Intro to Improv Workshop
Funny kids needed! This intro class is designed to explore basic concepts of improv in a fun and safe environment and concludes with a special performance to show off your new skills. Registration required.
The BIG Theater, 10-11:30 a.m. (ages 7-12), 12-1:30 pm. (ages 13-17) $20, bigimprov.org

Colored Egg Bath Bombs in #theLab
Jump in on the bath bomb craze and make your own Easter Egg-themed fizzers. Registration required. Ages 7 and up.
aMuse Toys, 1:30-2:15 p.m., $20, amusetoys.com

SUNDAY

Teens & Adults
Project Clean Stream
Do your part to keep the Chesapeake Bay watershed safe and clean for Marylanders everywhere. Volunteers must be 13 years or older.
Irvine Nature Center, 9-11 a.m., free, explorenature.org

Donut Run
Motivate yourself over the finish line knowing that doughnuts and hot drinks await you at the end. Enjoy this 5 mile-ish path through Lake Roland’s trails at your own speed because no run times will be recorded. Ages 7 and up.
Lake Roland, 9-11 a.m., $3 (members), $5 (non-members), lakeroland.org

Junie B. Jones
Follow the adventures of precocious first grader Junie B. Jones in this musical adaptation of the popular children’s book series by Barbara Park. A Theatreworks USA Production recommended for grades K-5.
Center Stage, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m., $20, centerstage.org

Belvedere in Bloom
Enjoy an afternoon filled with beautiful flowers, new spring menu items, local produce, live music and more.
Belvedere Square, 12-3 p.m., free, belvederesquare.com

Wild Kratts Live!
Based on the wildly popular PBS Kids show, Martin and Chris Kratt invite you on a creature adventure of epic proportions in this live, interactive stage show that will be a blast for the whole family.
Modell Lyric, 1 p.m. or 4:30 p.m., $20-$100, modell-lyric.com

Catapult
Made famous on the stage of “America’s Got Talent,” prepare for silhouettes and shadows to transform before your eyes into animals, scenery and so much more.
Weinberg Center, 3 p.m., $15-$30, weinbergcenter.org

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