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Date: February 9-11, 2018
Location: Delta Hotel, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD
Details: The 25th Annual Farpoint Science Fiction Convention comes to Hunt Valley, MD February 9-11, 2018. This awesome convention offers science fiction fans of all ages a weekend full of fun! You won’t want to miss the amazing presentations on science fiction, fantasy, comics and science topics or workshops on costuming, writing and swordplay and especially the oppurtunities for gaming, charity and art auctions or entertaining events such as dance, karaoke and costume contest.
Cost: Friday single day ticket $15.00. Saturday single day ticket $60.00. Saturday evening after 6PM ticket $10.00. Sunday single day ticket $40.00. Weekend tickets for children ages 5 and under are Free with paying adult.
Join Far Point for geeky fun! Find Farpoint at www.FarpointCon.com, Farpoint Convention on Facebook or @FarpointCon on Twitter.
Winter Reading Challenge 2018
Dates: January 1 – February 28, 2018
Time: Ongoing Program
Location: Log Books at home or at the library
Details: Log the books you read, write reviews and complete challenges to Win prizes!!!!
Event Type: Literacy- Remote
Age Group: All Ages
LEISURE (CHILDREN’S) POOL HOURS
Weekend Hours: Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Weekly hours: Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Location: Edward T Hall Aquatic Center, Prince Frederick, MD
Details: Enjoy this special children’s pool that features a zero depth entry up to 3 feet depth heated pool with slides, climbing features, and water drop buckets.
**Leisure pool will close from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for swim lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays**
Playful Parent Guide:https://theplayfulparent.org/2017/01/22/edward-t-hall-aquatic-center-our-little-trip-to-paradise/
Date: February 10-11, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744
Details: Interact with the peoples of the past. Soldiers will be drilling, firing muskets, and performing various duties required while stationed at the fort; cooking, guard mount, etc. There will be civilians about as well, women who are visiting their husbands, and those who are helping with the Ladies Aid Society, as well as others who would have business with the fort.
As you enter the fort, you will be transported back to February 1863, so brush up on your history and come on out.
Plus, the Arlington House Victorian Dance Society will be holding a dance for the soldiers and you from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm. You can enjoy the dance, but we would love for you to join in a dance or two as well. (Ladies a safety issue, please no high heel shoes if you participate.)
INDOOR PLAYGROUND IDEAS
Date: OPEN DAILY
Time: ALL DAY
Location: VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGH OUT SOUTHERN MARYLAND
Details: SEE INDOOR PLAY GUIDE LINK
Event Type: INDOOR PLAY
Age Group: All Ages
WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 per child
***ALWAYS CHECK THE SCHEDULE OR CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE LITTLE JUMPERS IS STILL ON THE CALENDAR. ***
Date & Time:
February 10, 2018- 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
February 11, 2018- 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center- 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy Fredricksburg, VA 22401
Details: There will also be a bunch of activities for the kids including inflatables, face painting, Fredericksburg’s Largest Indoor Sandbox, fire safety, meet police & fire heroes, petting zoo, pony rides and more!
Cost: Adults: $8 (At door) / $7 (Advance)
Seniors (60+): $7 (At door) / $6 (Advance)
Kids (Ages 4 – 12): $3 (At door) / $2 (Advance)
Kids 3 & Under: Free
WALDORF SKATE CENTER- OPEN SKATE
Tuesday Evening 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Roller-skating is one way for kids to get some exercise and it’s something the whole family can do. Waldorf Roller Skating Center Roller and Inline Skating Rink offers open skating, where the rink is open to the public, as well as private access to the skating rink for events such as a birthday party. The rink offers rentals for regular roller skates and you are free to bring your own regular or inline skates. For beginners, skating classes are available for kids and adults of all ages. ***Always call first or check site before attending event***
Family Night (Tuesday Night)
$4.00 for Admission + $1.00 Skate Rental
Afternoon Skate Sessions
$7.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental
Evening Skate Session
$8.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental
Contact us at:
FREE PERFORMANCES EVERYDAY- KENNEDY CENTER
Date: Monday – Friday
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Kennedy Center- Millenium Stage
Details: See link for schedule of performances. Different musicians, actors, singers and dances each night.
Event Type: Performance/Concert
Age Group: All Ages
Registration: No Ticket RequiredMILLENIUM STAGE EVENT LINK
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