The Playful Parent was created in 2016 as a blog to share the joys and craziness of parenting. The founder of The Playful Parent is a full time domestic energizer and has a Bachelors from Marymount University and a Masters in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University.
THE NUTCRACKER- THE WASHINGTON BALLET COMPANY
Date: November 25 – December 30, 2022
Time: Multiple Show Times
Location: Warner Theatre
Details: Experience the magic of The Washington Ballet’s charmingly-DC The Nutcracker!
This celebrated production is set in historic 1882 Georgetown with George Washington, King George III, and other historical figures. Join us again with family and friends or start a new holiday tradition with your loved ones. Set to Tchaikovsky’s magical score, this celebrated classic comes to life with intricate, stunning set designs, original period costumes, and over 100 dancers including students and trainees from The Washington School of Ballet. It has become the signature Nutcracker of the nation’s capital. The Washington Ballet’s The Nutcracker will transport audiences of all ages into a winter wonderland that has become a lasting holiday tradition not to be missed.
CCPR EVENT CALENDAR
Location: Charles County Maryland Parks & Rec Facilities
Details: From open gym to dance classes and family friendly events to kids courses; Charles County Parks and Recreation has many options.
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Most Activities have a fee
MONDAY STORY TIME AT WALDORF WEST- SCHEDULE
Date: Every Monday
Location: Charles County Public Library- Waldorf West
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Event Type: Library
Age Group: 0 – 5 Years Old
ACTION JAXX- WEEK DAY SCHEDULE
Location: Action Jaxx- 3443 Rockefeller Ct. Waldorf , MD
Details: Action Jaxx is a indoor family fun center with indoor play ground, bounce houses and video games.
Cost: $15 per kid
Dates: DAILY SPECIALS
Times: Times Varies
Location: AMF Waldorf, MD
Details: The bowling alley is back open and offering family specials.
The Playful Parent was created by Kristy a mother of three energetic boys. She has a Bachelors degree with a interest in Education and Masters in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. “I believe that children learn through play! I love to do fun things with my children and hope that sharing our adventures provides other families with inspiration and resources that lead to quality time together and a love for learning!” This non profit 501c3 organization was started so parents would have a family friendly place to come to, feel supported and leave with information that is useful. This site is kept advertisement and influence free in order to keep the page from clutter and bias opinion. Your support, feedback, likes and comments are essential; this site was designed to connect the community. The Playful Parent offers resources such as guides, calendars and ideas for making learning fun. In addition, TPP is present in the community and hosts a handful of events to support SOMD in raising healthy families.
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