B’More Social: July 12-15

THURSDAY

Open House: Wonderful World of Worms
Find out all about how amazing worms are and the roles they play in composting. Learn how to make your own compost pile and pot a plant to take home. Registration required. Ages 5 and up.
Sharp’s at Waterford Farm, 10:30 a.m.-noon. $8 per child. sharpfarm.com

‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ in Concert
The fourth installment in the legendary Harry Potter series returns to the big screen accompanied by live music from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. With a live soundtrack, audience members will feel immersed in the story in a whole new way.
July 12-14, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall; show times vary. $45-$85. bsomusic.org

Flicks from the Hill: ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’
Enjoy an evening under the stars watching a classic 1980s film. Come early and enjoy free admission to AVAM from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a free fitness class at 6:30 p.m.
American Visionary Art Museum, 9 pm. Free. avam.org

FRIDAY

Inspire Your Heart with Art Day
Prepare to get a little messy as you create one-of-a-kind art traveling through different creative stations. Babies to 5 years.
Baltimore County Public Library, North Point Branch, 10-11 a.m. Free. bcpl.info

Jumanji in the Library
Head to the library after hours for a real-life game of Jumanji. Teams will complete challenges and work together to get to the center of the board first. Registration required. Ages 8 to 14.
Carroll County Public Library, Taneytown Branch, 5:30 p.m. Free. library.carr.org

Families
Summer Social at West Shore Park
Every second Friday through September, enjoy live music, children’s activities, food trucks and refreshing play in the Walter Sondheim Interactive Fountain. Part of Family Fun Fridays at the Inner Harbor.
West Shore Park/Inner Harbor, 5 p.m. Free. baltimorewaterfront.com

Tubing at Monkton
Take a 1.8-mile hike up the Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail and then enjoy a leisurely two-hour float back to Monkton Station. Registration required. Ages 10 and up.
Monkton Station, 5:30-7:30 p.m. $5. dnr.maryland.gov

SATURDAY

Casey Cares and Orioles 9th Annual 5K Run/Walk
Gear up for this 5K that starts and ends at Camden Yards and supports programs for critically ill children and their families.
Camden Yards, 8 a.m. $45. caseycares.org

STEM and Shop 2nd Saturday
There’s something for everyone with a flea market and STEM activities together in one place. Shop for unique bargains and learn a thing or two while you’re there.
Martin Aviation Museum, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. for flea market; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for STEM activities. Free. mdairmuseum.org

Parents’ Day Out Respite Program at St. Matthew’s
Take time to rest and recharge yourself while your children with disabilities and their siblings are cared for. Trained and caring volunteers will entertain and encourage your kids as you take a well-deserved break. Registration required. Ages 3 to 13.
St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. thearcbaltimore.org

Weekend Walk-in: Micro World
Draw inspiration from artist Ingo Swann and create a teeny-tiny world in an equally small box. All ages.
American Visionary Art Museum, 1-4 p.m. $5. avam.org

Dolphin Sleepover
Dolphin lovers, this one is not to be missed. Experience the aquarium after hours and go behind the scenes in a way you will never forget. Registration required. Ages 8 and up.
National Aquarium, 5:30 p.m.-9 a.m. $120. aqua.org

Firefly Campfire
What makes a firefly light up the night sky? Find out all about these illuminating creatures, make a craft, and enjoy toasting marshmallows around the campfire. Registration required. Ages 5 and up.
Lake Roland, 7-9 p.m. $5. lakeroland.org

 Derby Daze
Put on your O’s gear and head to R. House for an afternoon of home run derby fun featuring the Orioles mascot! For every homer hit, a donation will be made to MissionFit, and there will be prizes, as well as all-day skating in the garage, a dunk tank and more.
12-5 p.m. at R House. 

SUNDAY

Kids
Tails and Tots
Young ones will delight in nature- and animal-themed stories, songs and activities. Registration required. Infants to age 6.
Anita C Leight Estuary Center, 2-3 p.m. Free. otterpointcreek.org

Family
Women in History Rock
Award-winning actress Mary Ann Jung brings astronaut Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, to the library in an interactive, fun and informative performance.
Baltimore County Public Library, Woodlawn Branch, 2-3 p.m. Free. bcpl.info

Exploring Robots with Innovative Minds
Work together with your family and sharpen your coding skills while programing Ozobot robots. See if your robot can successfully maneuver through an obstacle course and complete tasks as it travels. Grades K to 5 and their families.
Enoch Pratt Library, Reisterstown Road Branch, 2-3:30 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org

 

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