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HOME SCHOOL DAY
Date: Monthly Event
Time: All Day
Location: Humane Society
Details: Register for the following homeschool days that include educational programming and lunch.
INDOOR PLAYGROUND HOURS- ANDREWS AIRFORCE BASE JBA (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: OPEN DAILY
Time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Location: JBA Community Commons, 1442 Concord Ave, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland 20762
Details: Did you miss the Grand Opening ribbon-cutting ceremony?! No problem you can still visit daily. The hours of the indoor playground will be the same as the normal JBA Community Commons hours (Monday to Saturday 7 am. to 8 p.m.) except in the case of reservations by private parties. Please reach out to their page directly for more details. This is for base access DOD and Military ID families.
Event Type: Grand Opening
Age Group: All Ages
Date: Wednesdays and Saturdays
STRAWBERRY PICKING SEASON
Date: Prime Strawberry picking dates range between Mid May to Early July
Details: The warm weather has arrived and berry picking season is upon us! Check out the BERRY PICKING GUIDE for information on pick your own farms in Southern Maryland, as well as fun crafts and recipes.
Cost: Varies by location
Date: June 1, 2018- August 31, 2018
Time: All Day 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Lord Calvert Bowl, Huntingtown, MD
Details: Lord Calvert Bowl is dedicated to kids and ensuring they have a
safe and fun place to be themselves.
Our Say No To Drugs program offers FREE bowling for kids!
Simply register your kids in the program and receive
one FREE game every day all Summer long. That’s it!
Subsequent games and shoes are only $2.50 each.
Remember to bring your Say No To Drugs card with you
if you are already registered. Ages 2-18 Call 410-535-3560 for more information.
Date: Monday, Wednesday & Friday’s
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Date: June 13, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pump it Up Waldorf
Details: Vome enjoy a special open jump available for children and parents that home school. Come join us at Pump It Up for a few hours of jumping, socialization, and creative time. Be sure to call ahead!
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/
SUMMER READING KICK OFF- INDIAN HEAD
Date: JUNE 13, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Details: Summer Reading theme for 2018 is Reading Takes You Everywhere! Register for summer reading, get a free t-shirt/ goodie bag (while supplies last), and stay for a free bowling game at the Stars & Strikes Bowling Center.
Information: Event Link
CLOTHES PIN CRITTER – SUMMER PROGRAMMING
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Potomac Library
Details: Enjoy a fun art project
Age Group: 4-11
Registration: Ticketed Event
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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