B&O RAILROAD HOSTS MEMORIAL WEEKEND CELEBRATION: PLAYFUL PARENT GUIDE AND GIVEAWAY

There are some patriotic Memorial Day Weekend Events taking place at the B&O Railroad next week. Check out the line up

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Friday, May 24:

• The one and only, Maryland Merci Car is displayed on the B&O’s Roundhouse turntable via a turntable demonstration at 12pm. See the power of one person push this rail car around the Roundhouse turntable 

• Opening of First to Fight: Railroaders in WWI — A new temporary exhibit depicting WWI through the gaze of the railroaders who were instrumental to allied victory. 
 

Saturday, May 25:

•Help us support Operation Gratitude by donating Socks for Soldiers from May 25 – July 14 (Bastille Day). Please donate new, black crew length socks, single packs of sanitary wipes, 1 oz. sunscreen packs, and individual bags of beef jerky. All the items you donated will be collected and placed inside the Merci Car so you can see the difference your efforts will make to members of the military serving our country.

•Swing Dance demonstration by Mobtown Ballroom dancers from 12:30pm – 1:30pm
•Victory Gardens that kids can plant and take home.
•Sofi’s Crepes will be here at the B&O making and serving six different varieties of delicious French crepes
 from 11:30am – 3pm!

Sunday, May 26:

•Help us Help Operation Gratitude by donating Socks for Soldiers. Please donate new black crew, crew length socks, single pack of sanitary wipes, 1 oz. sunscreen packs, and individual bags of beef jerky. All the items you donated will be collected and placed inside the Merci Car so you can see the difference your efforts will make to members of the military serving our country.

•Victory Gardens that kids can make and take home

Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day):

•Meet Camden, WBAL TV’s Puppy with a Purpose, 10am – 11am. Camden has been training to serve a military veteran and soon reach her goal. Don’t miss meeting Camden as we honor military service on this special morning.

•FREE ADMISSION for all active and inactive military personnel.


 FRIDAY FACEBOOK FAN CLUB GIVEAWAY


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One lucky fan will be randomly drawn to win a set of four passes to the B&O Railroad Museum during the memorial weekend celebration (May 24-Monday May 27, 2019. The giveaway will start Wednesday May 17, 2019 and will close May 19, 2019 at 12:00 PM and is open to all Playful Parent followers. To enter:

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  • SHARE or TAG a friend to help spread the word. Who knows maybe they will let you tag along 😉
  • COMMENT or GIF a tribute to the men and women who have lost their lives serving our country.

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