After kids have been cooped up indoors all winter, the arrival of spring and its attendant warm weather and blooming flowers bring an almost magical quality to the new season; except, that is, for spring allergy sufferers. And children are by no means immune to the problem. In fact, about …Read More »
FRIDAY Light City Light City Baltimore returns this weekend, promising to be bigger and better than its predecessor. Expect new nightly events such as fireworks, a themed food and beverage program, an assortment of new neighborhood light installations, parades, music and more. Tickets required for conference, but the festival is …Read More »
B’More Social: March 24-26 Happy Maryland Day! There's plenty to do in our great state this weekend.
FRIDAY Maryland Day Celebrate the founding of our great state in Annapolis March 24-26 with all-day events and free or $1 admission to Annapolis Maritime Museum, William Paca House and Garden, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Charles Carroll House, the Maryland State House and more. Free-$1. Citywide in Annapolis. …Read More »
FRIDAY Celtic Celebration Don your finest Fair Isle and shamrock on for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Celtic Celebration, a heel-kicking good time featuring step-dancing, bagpipes and music from “Braveheart,” “Titanic,” “Finian’s Rainbow,” “Brigadoon” and more, brought to you by Jack Everly and the BSO SuperPops. Tickets: $33-$99. Mar. 17-19 at …Read More »
FRIDAY Tales & Trails Join the Irvine Nature Center every Friday in March for an afternoon of nature education and fun! Free. Friday, 10:00- 10:45 a.m. at the Irvine Nature Center. Owl Moon The Irvine Nature Center presents a reading of Jane Yolan’s children’s book, Owl Moon. Following the reading, …Read More »
FRIDAY “The March Wind Doth Blow…” Help to build your child’s interest in STEM at the Clifton Branch of Enoch Pratt Library. During this make-and-take crafting event, children will create their own kites that can really fly! Enoch Pratt Library – Clifton, 3:30p.m., free, www.prattlibrary.org/ Family Storytime: New Books The …Read More »
Baltimore-area family the Smiths followed the trajectory of countless homeowners before them. They bought a “starter house”—a reasonably sized duplex—where they lived when their two children were young, before “buying up”. Their second home was a big old house dating to the late 1800s with a large wrap-around porch, …Read More »
I recall it as “Eamon and the Enormous Turnip.” My mega-picky preschooler was on a farm field trip. He delighted in an opportunity to pluck a root—as big as his head—straight from the soil. The farmer pulled out a knife and offered a slice of raw turnip on the …Read More »
Addiction Does Not Discriminate The opioid epidemic is reaching all demographics, including adolescents.
On Dec. 16 of 2013, just two days after his 23rd birthday, Carroll County native Sean Schmidt would inject what he thought was heroin into his arm, a decision that would end up costing him his life. On that same day Beth Schmidt lost her son, she would also …Read More »
Rainy days are the best. We know, we know—most people don’t feel that way. But hear us out. Sure, you can’t play outside, but those dreary days are the best time to curl up with a good book … or three! And who doesn’t love splashing in the perfect …Read More »