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KIDS Eggs Abound

Learn about animals that hatch, and take a hike to find some (ages 5-7). 10-11:30am, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free, rsvp: 301-497-5887.

Spring Fling

Event Date:  March 26, 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm Spring Fling for ages Pre K - 5th grade. Easter Egg Hunts, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, Balloons, & lots of fun and games. Location Mayo United Methodist Church 1005 Old Turkey Point Rd. Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Children's Holiday Open House and Tree Trimming Party! FREE

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Sun Dec 06 2015 . December 6, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm December 6th-1:00-3:00 p.m. FREE Deck the Halls! Welcome in the season with holiday crafts, goodies, hot cider, hot chocolate and fun! Santa will be making a special visit from 1:30-2:30 p.m. There will also be a delightful reading of "The Night Before Christmas" by Avery descendant and Lothian Elementary Principal Melissa Brown which is a big hit every year. Come on down to the Avery waterfront! Captain Avery Museum 1418 E. West Shady Side Road Shady Side, MD 20764 Location Captain Avery Museum 1418 E. West Shady Side Road Shady Side, MD 20764 United States See map: Google Maps

Sunday Sundae!

Event Date:  August 9, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Join us for family and friends fun at our “Sundae" Sunday! Ice cream sundaes with chocolate or caramel topping, whipped cream, sliced almonds and a cherry for $5 (large) or $2.50 (small). Plus….croquet, badminton and other fun on our scenic, breezy waterfront lawn. Access by kayak or canoe, too. Artist in the making? Then you’ll enjoy “Art in the Garden”——for $10 you get a canvas, paint and brushes to create your own masterpiece. Location Captain Avery Museum 1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side, Maryland 20764 United States See map: Google Maps

Sunday Sundaes, July 12th and August 9th

Event Date:  July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Join us for family and friends fun at our “Sundae" Sundays! Ice cream sundaes with chocolate or caramel topping, whipped cream, sliced almonds and a cherry for $5 (large) or $2.50 (small). Plus….croquet, badminton and other fun on our scenic, breezy waterfront lawn. Access by kayak or canoe, too. Artist in the making? Then you’ll enjoy “Art in the Garden”——for $10 you get a canvas, paint and brushes to create your own masterpiece. Location Captain Avery Museum 1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side, Maryland 20764 www.captainaverymuseum.org United States See map: Google Maps

Sundae Sundays, June 14th, July 12th and August 9th

Event Date:  June 14, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm Join us for family and friends fun at our “Sundae" Sundays: June 14th, July 12th, and August 9th! Ice cream sundaes with chocolate or caramel topping, whipped cream, sliced almonds and a cherry for $5 (large) or $2.50 (small). Plus….croquet, badminton and other fun on our scenic, breezy waterfront lawn. Access by kayak or canoe, too. Artist in the making? Then you’ll enjoy “Art in the Garden”——for $10 you get a canvas, paint and brushes to create your own masterpiece. Location Captain Avery Museum 1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side, Maryland 20764 www.captainaverymuseum.org United States See map: Google Maps

International Mud Day!

Event Date:  June 28, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm June 28, 1-4pm Regular Admission rates apply: Youth (6-17) $3 Adults (18-up) $5 Senior (65-up) $4 Military $4 AMG Members FREE Children 5-under FREE Visit Annmarie Sculpture Garden and celebrate International Mud Day! Kids of all ages are encouraged to stomp, splash and get dirty! There will be a giant mud play area, along with artsy “mud-themed” activities for everyone. Dress for a mess, bring a change of clothes, a beach towel, and a lawn chair, and join us! Activities include: the Mega Mud Tarp Mud Pies and Seed Cakes at the Mud Cafe Mushy Mud Pools DIY Terrariums Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Kids Kaboose

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Tue Jul 21 2015 . July 21, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm Enjoy a morning of "Training" at the Bowie Railroad Museum. "Kids Kaboose" offers children ages 1-10 fun and games...and trainspotting. Bring a brown bag lunch and a blanket and watch the trains after the program! Free, no reservations required. Info: 301-575-2488 Location Bowie Railroad Museum 8614 Chestnut Avenue Bowie, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Kids Kaboose

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Tue Jun 16 2015 . June 16, 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm Enjoy a morning of "Training" at the Bowie Railroad Museum. "Kids Kaboose" offers children ages 1-10 fun and games...and trainspotting. Bring a brown bag lunch and a blanket and watch the trains after the program! Free, no reservations required. Info: 301-575-2488 Location Bowie Railroad Museum 8614 Chestnut Avenue Bowie MD 20715 United States See map: Google Maps
Event Date:  April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:30pm The 2015 Earth-Water-Faith Festival is a fun, family-friendly, interactive, interfaith celebration of Earth Day. Enjoy live music from Third Sunday Band, The Harmonic Fifth, and The All Children's Chorus of Annapolis, as well as activities including a Maryland DNR "Scales and Tales" animal program, an oyster water-filtering display, kids' T-shirt printing and other arts and crafts, celebratory readings, displays by local organizations, and more.