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"Water, Water, Everywhere!"

Event Date:  March 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am PUDDLE STOMPERS PROGRAM AT THE SMITHSONIAN ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH CENTER for preschool-age children (3-5 years old) $10, accompanied by an adult.   We'll learn why water is so important, what a watershed is, about water pollution and what we can do to help stop water pollution.  Participate in a hands-on demonstration using a table-top watershed model, go on a fun hike to learn first-hand how marshes help clean the water in the watershed, perform a simple experiment and more. Contact and to Register your 3 to 5 year old: (443)482-2300 Location Reed Education Center at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater, MD United States See map: Google Maps

PUDDLE STOMPERS PRE-K PROGRAM: What Do the Animals Do in Winter?

Event Date:  February 4, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am Some animals migrate south and some hibernate, while others stay in place and adapt during the cold winter months. Perform an experiment, do some imagination play, read a fun interactive book, and make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! To Register contact: Program Registrar (443) 482-2300 (Pre-Registration is preferred but walk-ins accepted if space is available) Age: 3-5 years Cost: $10 Location Smithsonian Environmental Research Center's Reed Education Center 647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps
Event Date:  January 19, 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm Age Group: grades K-2 or grades 3-5 Date: Jan 19 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm Time(s): 9:00am -3:00pm Member Cost: $40 Nonmember Cost: $45 Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons Let's spread a little extra love and kindness this Valentine's Day as we explore artists and art that celebrates love, peace, and friendship. Dress for a mess, pack a lunch, and get ready to make the world a little lovelier! Registration required. Call 410-326-4640 to register. For more information, visit

Hands-On History Spring Break Edition

Event Date:  Repeats every day until Fri Apr 10 2015 . April 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm Spring into history this spring break! Experience what life was like 200 years ago with crafts, activities, cooking, and more! Advance payment required by March 31. Fee: Residents of Prince Georges and Montgomery Counties $18/day, $65/4 days; Non-Residents $$22/day, $78/4 days. Location Riversdale House Museum 4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park, MD 20737 United States See map: Google Maps