B’More Social: Aug. 2-5

Thursday

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”

Travel under the sea with Ariel and her friends in this live-action adaptation presented by Cockpit in Court Summer Theatre. Aug. 2-5, CCBC Essex, show times vary, $22/adult, $14/child, ccbcmd.edu

Friday

Family Fridays Under the Dome

Enjoy a family-friendly planetarium presentation followed by a full-dome movie. Ages 5 and up. Robinson Nature Center, 3:45-4:45 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m., $6, howardcountymd.gov/Robinson

Half-Price Friday Nights

All the fun for half the price. Spend any or every Friday night with 20,000-plus amazing aquatic animals at the National Aquarium. Sponsored by M&T Bank. National Aquarium, 5-8 p.m., aqua.org

First Friday in Havre de Grace

The downtown streets are closed to cars so that visitors can roam freely and enjoy live entertainment, outdoor dining, merchant specials and more. Downtown Havre de Grace, 5-9:30 p.m., free, explorehavredegrace.com

Saturday

Year of the Market: Baltimore’s Ice Cream Industry, Then and Now

Charm City loves ice cream and has for years. Learn the history of local commercial ice cream production from the 19th century to the present and sample offerings from local artisans. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 11-12:30 p.m., free, thebmi.org

Wildflowers Wonders Canoe Trip

Enjoy an afternoon paddling down Otter Point Creek exploring the natural beauty of the summer marsh. Registration required. Ages 8 and up. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 1-3:30 p.m., $12/person, otterpointcreek.org

Puppy Days of Summer Block Party

It’s a party to celebrate the tiniest four-legged friends. Friendly pups on leashes are welcome to enjoy pools, treats and a doggy obstacle course. Fun for human companions as well. Creative Alliance, 4:30-8 p.m., free, creativealliance.org

Sunday

Outrun Cancer 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Loop

Grab your sneakers and get moving for a great cause. Raise awareness and funds to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease that affects so many. Goucher College,Dorsey Center, 9 a.m., $40, charmcityrun.com

Baltimore Restaurant Week

The last day is today! Check out the event website for great deals at your favorite eatery – or try a new place for your Sunday Fun Day. baltimorerestaurantweek.com

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