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Just for Kids

KIDS Welcome Summer

Kids play games and build forts; everyone enjoys food and the sunshine. Dress for the weather. 10-11:30am at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $5 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

KIDS Welcome Summer

Kids play games and build forts; everyone enjoys food and the sunshine. Dress for the weather. 10-11:30am at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $5 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

KIDS Pet Rocks • free

Kids make a pet rock and a home for their pet. 11am-noon at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. rsvp: 410-798-5000; www.homesteadgardens.com.

National Aquarium, Washington, D.C. Celebrates World Oceans Day

Event Date:  June 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm World Oceans Day Celebration National Aquarium, Washington, D.C. celebrates our planet’s oceans and their aquatic treasures with a series of activities on World Oceans Day. Guests will have the opportunity to celebrate oceans and raise awareness about the role oceans plays in our lives and how people can help protect them. Activities include ocean-themed games and prizes, arts and crafts, an ocean pledge, a photo opportunity with Coral the mermaid and a shark feeding. Location National Aquarium, Washington, D.C. 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20230 United States See map: Google Maps

KIDS Puddle Stompers

Kids go outside to learn about plants. 10-11am & 1-2pm at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $8 w/sibling discounts; rsvp online: 443-482-2200; www.serc.si.edu.

KIDS Blue Crabs

Kids age 6 to 9 capture and release blue crabs and other small Bay creatures. Bring a bathing suit, water shoes, towel and sunscreen. 2-3:30pm at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $5 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

KIDS n’ Kaboodle Fair • free

Kids enjoy fun and laughter with arts and crafts, live animals, prizes, games, pony rides, face painting and more at Chesapeake Children’s Museum’s 12th annual Kids n’ Kaboodle Fair. noon-4pm at Whalen Ball Field, Annapolis: 410-990-1993; www.theccm.or

KIDS Chorus Auditions

Ages 7 to 17 audition for the All Children’s Chorus of Annapolis. 9am-5pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 31 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis: 301-524-4435; www.allcca.com.

KIDS Times at the Library

Crofton Library: 410-222-7915 • 7pm: Families wear jammies for an evening story. Severna Park Library: 410-222-6285 • 10am: Ages 2 to 5 hear stories.

KIDS Times at the Library

Severna Park Library: 410-222-6285 • 10am-noon: Bring your LEGO Ninjago spinner for ninja crafts and games.