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FREE SUMMER KIDS MOVIE
Date: Every Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Time: Doors open 9AM/Movie 9:30AM
Location: Brandywine Theater
Details: Enjoy Free movies- See Flier for schedule!
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
FAMILY PLAY MONDAY
Date: Mondays July-August 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Details: Family Play Mondays are back this July and August and have been a hit with families, providing time in the Museum where camp groups are taking a day off from play. It is great to have a day to museum without the crowd of day care and camps.
Event Type: Family Friendly
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Cost of Admission
WHAT: Summer Scavenger Hunt at St. Charles Towne Center Families invited to search, spin and win weekly!
Scavenger Hunt: Daily; June 23 – August 25
Mall Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed July 4, 2018
WHERE: St. Charles Towne Center
HOW: Families can download the FREE weekly scavenger hunt sheet from links on Facebook page or by visiting the Mall Office. Prizes are geared towards children ages 3 – 10; limited to one per child per week while supplies last. Prizes can be collected up to a week after the last Saturday posting. Additional prizes are available to parents that post a photo and comment on each week’s Facebook page post (while at the mall) OR by signing up for a FREE Simon Family Membership. It is recommended to call ahead to confirm prize availability.
MORE INFO: For full rules and regulations and more information, please visitsimon.com/stcharlestownecenter for more information.
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.
STORYTIME & CRAFT
Date: August 13, 2018
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: CFA Waldorf
Details: Miranda with Usborne books will be hosting a storytime and craft.
Event Type: Kids Program
Age Group: All Ages
PURE PLAY TIME (WALDORF WEST)
Date: August 6, 2018
Start: 11:00 AM -12:00 PM
Details: Play is an important part of a child’s growth and development. Join us for this session of unstructured play time where we’ll provide the tools for your child to explore their creativity and use their imagination.
Event Type: Library
Age Group: 3 – 9
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 TIME AT MY GYM
***This is one of my families favorite places to play!!! The coaches are amazing, the facility is always clean and my kids beg to back for more fun time and time again!!!***
Date: July – August
Time: 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: My Gym, Waldorf
Event: Kids Program
Age Group: 4 – 10
Cost: Buy a pass for $18-23 depending on which pass you purchase
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
KIDS PLAY WRITING FESTIVAL
August 10 – August 19
Friday and Saturday – 7pm
Sunday – 3pm
Details: Every year, the Twin Beach Players host a playwriting competition, open to all school age children in the state of Maryland.
Please come out and be a part of this wonderful kids’ program or show your support for these talented kids by attending a show!
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