Get started on making weekend plans now, Route One! Plenty to do and see, though with inclement weather in the forecast, be sure to call ahead to confirm an event is still on! 🙂
Where: Laurel Historical Society, 817 Main Street, Laurel
Storytime PopUp! @ The Waterhole
Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more at this innovation collaboration between PGCMLS & Mt. Rainier’s fabulous organic juice & smoothie joint, The Waterhole. Best for 0-5 years old. Curious? Click here for my review of The Waterhole!
Where: The Waterhole, 4004 34th St., Mt. Rainier
Cost: Free (Heads-up: Waterhole’s menu is delish, highly recommend indulging!)
Smaland at College Park’s Ikea
Free, 1 hour, supervised, enclosed, safe & clean play area near the entrance. Enjoy some shopping or just relax/eat/peoplewatch at the restaurant upstairs while your young one(s) burns off some energy at Smaland. Children must be potty trained and be 37” to 54” tall (so children typically b/w ages of 3-6). Tips: (1) Best to arrive earlier on in the day as day progresses, so do the entrances lines; & (2) Join Ikea Family & kids get extra 30 minutes to play (depending on capacity) & you get free coffee!
When: 10:30am – 7pm
Where: Ikea, College Park
Let’s Go Bowling!
Check out the new bowling alley (in old AMF bowling location) for some Friday afternoon bowling! They’ve also got an arcade section. And the food was better than expected! 🙂
Where: Bowlero, 9021 Baltimore Ave, College Park
Cost: Impossible to find on site but recall average pricing.
Xtreme Teens: Wii Dance Competition (Ages 10-17)
Here’s your chance to have your very own version of the hit show, “Dancing with Stars!” Tonight is the night to perfect those Wii dance moves, followed by a fitness room workout. Fun and fitness at the same time! What more could one ask for?
Where: College Park Community Center,
Cost: Free w/ M-NCPPC Youth ID
Toddler Time @ Art Works Now
Open studio time for toddlers and their accompanying adults. Even the youngest children can explore a variety of age-appropriate art materials in a safe, fun environment. What to expect? Read my review of Toddler Time at Art Works Now.
Where: Art Works Now, 4800 Rhode Island Ave, Hyattsville
Love Your Library
How much do you love your library? Create a mural reflecting how much you love your local library! Murals will be used to decorate the library. Supplies will be provided.When: 12-3pm
When: 12-1pm & 1:15-2:15pm
Where: Laurel Library, 507 7th Street, Laurel
Every month we will explore a different aviation themed topic through STEM-based, hands on activities. Fun for children ages 6 & up.
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park
Cost: $5/person includes museum admission and supplies
College Park Arts Exchange is bringing their classic Arts Drop-In series to MilkBoy ArtHouse! Project supplies are provided at no cost, but we encourage you to purchase brunch and support MilkBoy ArtHouse!
Where: MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Ave, College Park
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ICYMI – Have you seen these posts? Check ’em out!
Food Trucks and Live Music on Fridays in College Park!
A Little Cabaret Noir for the Lady or Gent?
Ribbon Cutting for New Sidewalk (And history of those 2 pillars)!
Always call or check the event website before heading out;
Event information is subject to change or weather cancellation.
Miss any events? Feel free to add them to the comments below!
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