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9 Valentine’s Day Events for Kids, Families, Couples

9 valentine's events for kids, families, couples

Love is in the air … and at the library and the zoo and so many other places in our community. This month, let’s celebrate the ones we love. Here are nine Valentine’s Day events for kids, families and couples. Kids Heart String Art Drop in to your local Home …

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Getting Kids Involved in Elections

getting kids involved in elections

Getting kids involved in elections can happen without anxiety, says Marie Heath, an assistant professor of education at Loyola University Maryland. Indeed, kids can “shape the world they live in and make it better,” says Heath, who researches online and offline civic engagement. Believing they matter is what she hopes …

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Calling All Artists (And Their Parents)

calling all artists

Got a creative kid in the family? A painter, comic illustrator, sculptor or mixed media maker? We would love to see what they’re up to. Our March issue of Baltimore’s Child will focus on art — Youth Art Month, local art resources for kids and the best ways to store …

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Kids and Weddings

Kids and weddings

Wedding days, they say, are among the most important days in a person’s life. It is a day to celebrate the loved ones who are being added into the family and the loved ones who are already there. Like kids. “Children can bring excitement to weddings,” says Crystal Bailey, director …

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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26

It’s the Weekend Eve! What kind of family fun is on tap for this weekend, Jan. 23-26? We’ve got bluegrass, animal collages, Acts of Kindness Week and more. Have fun! Thursday Code Club Here’s an incentive to get that homework done. Code Club is tonight for the tech savvy kids …

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Me Time: Small Goals to a Better Year

small goals to a better year

With the second month of the New Year nearly upon us, you’ve likely taken inventory of the past year and thought about what you want to keep, what you want to let go and what you want to make of this next decade. In other words, you are already setting …

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6 Cheaper Ways for Parents to Get Out

6 cheaper ways for parents to get out

Fitting in quality time with your friends or partner or sneaking in some time alone can be hard when you are a parent. Perhaps you can’t find a babysitter or you aren’t sure what to do to make sure the kids have a good time. With that in mind, we …

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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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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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Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend over five hours a day on screens and just 12 minutes outside. If you’re concerned about your kids screen time, you’re not alone. River Mountain Retreat is a new camp experience that helps kids and …

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Confident Kids

Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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February 16, 2020

Measure for Measure
at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in Baltimore

February 17, 2020

Lines of Sight: Signs and Signals of the Railroad
at B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore

What's Cookin' Mr. Banneker?
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

Camp Tall Timbers Meet and Greet
at Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda

School is Out, History is In: Sewing!
at Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore