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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 16-19

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 16-19

Thursday Snowflake 3D Printing Demo Kids can make a snowflake to decorate using the library’s new 3D printer. Harford County Public Library, Jarrettsvile Branch, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. hcplonline.org Rising Seas and Boozy Teas Have questions about climate change? Ask Dr. Bert Drake of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Dinner and …

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Mom Life: Amy Greensfelder

Mom Life: Amy Greensfelder

Meet our Mom Life interview for this month, Amy Greensfelder, executive director of the Pro Bono Counseling Project and a mom to Georgianna, 3. Greensfelder and her family, which includes husband Robert and two pit bulls, Petunia and Frankie, live in Baltimore. Five things you can’t live without? Tea, running …

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What to Drink When You’re Cutting Back

What to drink when you're cutting back

The Holidays 2019 Edition were  full of celebration, festivity, friends and family. It was also a time of decadence and indulgence: Things we would not ordinarily eat (we’re looking at you, gravy), sweets we would not regularly consume, drinks we don’t stir up on a weekly basis all became part …

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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 9-12

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 9-12

Thursday Preschool Story Time Today is a great day to read. Baltimore County Public Library has 10 (count ’em, 10) different story times today. Check their calendar for times and branches. Baltimore County Public Library. Free. bcpl.info Jazz in the Stacks Enjoy a live jazz ensemble in the library, led …

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DIY: Hot Chocolate Slime

hot chocolate slime

It’s only January, but it’s been cold long enough that you might be running out of ways to keep the kids busy indoors. Fortunately, I have a solution: hot chocolate slime! Slime can be tons of fun for a wide range of ages. For toddlers, it’s a sensory activity. Put …

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When Your Kid Is Diagnosed with Celiac Disease

when your child is diagnosed with celiac disease

Just before the holidays, my teenage son was diagnosed with celiac disease, an allergy to the gluten protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Exposure can damage his intestines, causing nutrient deficiency and disease. The good news is, we know the problem and can fix it with dietary changes. The …

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12 Resources for Kids Who Like Politics

12 resources for kids who like politics

Hello, 2020: the first year in a new decade, a leap year and also another year for elections. We talked with experts late last year who gave us advice on how to talk with our children about politics, particularly when elections are contentious.  But we also wanted to share these …

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Needle and Thread

Mountains of paper piles sit crookedly on my kitchen table. Paper cutters, awls, bone folders and rulers are strewn about. Pages must be printed, covers cut to size and then paper folded and punched with holes. It takes weeks to make several dozen books this way. Every single time this …

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Some Like It Hot: 6 Places to Get Hot Chocolate

hot chocolate

With the unpredictable Maryland weather finally deciding to be cold, we’re scrambling for our seasonal drink fix. We’ve had the peppermint mochas and the pumpkin spice lattes, but sometimes we’re not in the mood for decadent coffee drinks. Sometimes, we just want to enjoy a piping cup of hot chocolate …

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Plan Your Best Party Now

Planning a party is no easy task! There are so many amazing options that today’s parents never dreamed of as kids. Our Party Guide is your one stop shop to finding everything you need to help your little ones feel extra special on their big day. Whether artsy or active, …

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2020 Summer Camps and Activities Fair

Join us for a day of family fun! Our 2020 Summer Camps and Activities Fair will be held on Sunday, February 23rd, from noon-4pm at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Baltimore North Pikesville. Meet with representatives from day and overnight camps to find the perfect fit for your child. …

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January 18, 2020

Belle! An improvised comedic Tennessee Williams play
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

MOZART’S JUPITER SYMPHONY
at Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda

The Havre de Grace Arts Collective presents: An Evening with Pianist Josh Christina
at Cultural Center at the Opera House in Havre de Grace

Power Hour: Live Improv Comedy Show
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

January 19, 2020

Be the Light – Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore