Bring your little ones for a special stroll through the zoo along with animal stories and songs. Registration required. Ages 18-36 months with adult. Zoo admission extra.
Maryland Zoo. 10:30-11:15 a.m. $7/member, $10/non-member. marylandzoo.org
Amazon STEM Series: Gripping Robotics
Technology and engineering come together as you make a green hand that actually grips.
Enoch Pratt Library, Forest Park Branch. 4-5 p.m. Free. prattlibrary.org
Taste of Everyman: Aubergine
Crank your theater experience up a notch by coming early for a pre-show cocktail party featuring special food and drink from The French Kitchen, curated specifically for this show.
Everyman Theatre, 6 p.m., $60 (pre-show and show ticket), everymantheatre.org
Arts on Stage: Maya Angelou, A Writer’s Legacy
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati brings to the stage the life story of one of the greatest poets of our time. Recommended for fifth-graders and up.
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College. 10:15 a.m. and 12 p.m. $9. artsonstage.org
Parent’s Night Out
Have a blast bouncing, playing games, doing crafts and eating pizza while mom and dad go out and do boring grown-up stuff. Registration recommended.
Pump It Up, Elkridge. 7-10 p.m. $25/child, $20/sibling. pumpitupparty.com/ elkridge-md
The Cat in the Hat
Join Thing 1 and Thing 2 and that zany cat in this live adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. Part of the BGE Family Series.
Harford Community College, Amoss Center. 7 p.m. $10-16. Tickets: harford.edu
Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning
It might not seem like it, but spring is upon us…which means it’s time for the traditional Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning. During the annual event, Marylanders set fire to their winter socks while reciting the “Ode to Equinox.” There are plenty of less occult-ish things to do, to: live music, Best Oyster Dish tasting contest, shucking contest, kids’ activities and more.
Tickets: $25. 12-4 p.m. Annapolis Maritime Museum.
Maryland Day Celebration
Celebrate Maryland Day by creating crafts that honor our
Baltimore County Public Library, White Marsh Branch. 10-11 a.m. Free. bcpl.info
Together at the Table: Animal Farm
Spend a day at the theater with your family and reconnect through the sharing of a pre-show meal with actors and attending a matinee.
Center Stage. 12 p.m. (lunch); 2 p.m. (matinee). $10/person. centerstage.org
Enjoy an afternoon of unlimited soup, raffles and family fun benefiting St. Vincent de Paul of Baltimore’s work to aid those affected by poverty. All attendees take home a hand-painted bowl.
Maryland State Fairgrounds. 1-4 p.m. $30/person. emptybowlsbaltimore.org
Flashlight Egg Hunt
Traditional egg hunts not challenging enough for you? How about a hunt in the dark using your night vision and a flashlight? Registration required. This program is for kids (ages 5 and up) and adults.
Lake Roland. 7:15-9 p.m. $5/person, $3/member. lakeroland.org
18th Annual Casey Cares Galaxy Gala
Get ready for an out-of-this-world evening filled with dinner, dancing, auctions and so much more, benefiting critically ill children and their families through the Casey Cares Foundation.
American Visionary Art Museum. 6:30-11 p.m. $150/person. caseycares.org
Join marine mammal staff as you work through interactive research stations while learning more about these amazing animals. Finish your time with a unique experience with the aquarium’s dolphin family. Registration required.
National Aquarium. 8:30-10 a.m. $55/person. aqua.org
Spring Eggstravaganza for Tots
It’s springtime at Robinson! Enjoy crafts, music, a mini egg hunt and real-life bunny encounters. Registration required; call
410-313-0400. Ages 1 and up.
Robinson Nature Center. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. $6/person. howardcountymd.gov/Robinson
Yoga at the Zoo
Whether you’re new to yoga or have been practicing for years, this class will offer a unique experience as you stretch and pose inside the Penguin Coast. Ages 15 and up. Registration required. Cost includes same day zoo admission.
Maryland Zoo. 8-10 a.m. $10/ members, $20/non-members. marylandzoo.org
Crafternoon: Finger Crochet
No crochet hooks needed. Learn the fun and simple way to crochet using only your fingers and make a scarf to take home. Registration required. Ages 6-17.
Baltimore County Public Library, Parkville-Carney Branch.
2-3:30 p.m. Free. bcpl.info