Route 1 Kids have all the fun this weekend! Storytime at the PGAAMCC in North Brentwood, Celebrate Africa in Bladensburg, Prince George’s County Fair in Upper Marlboro, Free Rowing in Bladensburg, Grandparents Day in Riverdale Park & more!
Storytime Pop-up @ The Waterhole (Ages 0-5)
Catch storytime in a cool juice bar. Fills up with little friends and their caretakers. Everyone has a good time, like we did here — stories, songs, music and a little wiggle. 😉
Where: The Waterhole, Mount Rainier
Cost: Free!, juice available for purchase
Prince George’s County Fair (All Ages)
Check out your local county fair! Plenty of fun for the kiddos — competitions, animals, rides, treats, and more! Live bands and other fun stuff for the adults!
Where: Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro
Cost: $5-$6, ride tickets separate
Parents’ Night Out (Ages 5-12)
Drop your kids off for an evening filled with art, friends and pizza! They’ll play games, explore art, and practice new skills. You’ll get hours to yourself!
Where: Artworks Now, Hyattsville
Echoes of the Enslaved – Conversation Circle & Campout (All Ages)
A fireside chat about race, history, and healing, at a former slave quarter. Camp on site for a true historical experience.
When: 6:30-10pm (conversation circle)
Where: Mount Calvert Historical and Archaeological Park, Upper Marlboro
Cost: Free!, RSVP online at pgparks.com!
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Fitness in the Parks: Family Yoga (Ages 6+)
The whole family can enjoy this class. Stretching and strengthening in the park. All fitness levels welcome!
Where: Acredale Park, College Park
PGAAMCC Story Time: Museum Kids Club (Ages 3-8)
Story and craft in a vibrant museum. Lola Goes to School and Those Shoes will feature this month. Engage kids in literacy and black excellence for a great time!
Where: Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center, North Brentwood
Open Gym Playtime
Get ready for a high energy, teacher-led class designed to help your child develop physical movement skills as they become more confident running, jumping, tumbling, and landing on two feet as well as gaining spatial awareness of their bodies.
Where: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
Cost: $10 ($5 off using discount code: 428273503803, MUST register before class to get discount.)
Dinosaur Park Open House (All Ages)
Check out fossils, casts and Maryland’s state dinosaur. Search for new fossils and discoveries. Enjoy the archaeological experience!
Where: Dinosaur Park, Laurel
Try the fabulous sport of rowing. It’s a fun, low-impact, growing sport that is great for young growing bodies. Young folk learn how to handle themselves in boats and in the natural world. Register here.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors (Ages 5-12)
15 minutes of fame when you register your kid to read to a specially trained therapy dog. Bring a favorite book or borrow one. To register, call the branch.
Where: Bowie Library Branch, Bowie
Grandparents Day (All Ages)
Your grandparents are invited to tour the museum for free. We know you love them. We do too! Treat them extra special today.
Where: Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park
Cost: Limited to one free tour per paid admission, $5
Plant Science Cafe: Kitchen Science (Middle and High School Aged)
What’s the plant science in your kitchen? Come find out! Hands-on experiments, dissections and investigations. Explore food in new ways!
Where: US Botanic Garden, Washington, DC
Cost: Free!, pre-registration required
Celebrate Africa! (All Ages)
An African marketplace at the waterfront. Imagine musicians, artists, and cuisine from Senegal to Somalia. Come dressed in African clothing, take part in the African fashion parade!
Where: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Bladensburg
Beech Tree Puppets: Jack and the Beanstalk (All Ages)
A classic English folktale told through hand-crafted puppets and sets. Join Jack as he climbs a beanstalk to the magical sky and see how the story unfolds.
Where: Old Parish House, College Park
Cost: $5 suggested donation/person