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FREE SUMMER MOVIE
Date: Monday- Thursday June- August
Time: 9:30 ( Doors open at 9:00 AM)
Location: Xscape Brandywine Movie Theater
Details: Enjoy watching a FREE movie with the kiddos this summer! Each week is a different movie.
Event: Summer Program
Age Group: All Ages
Registration: Walk-In Welcome (daycares/camps/large groups please register by contacting theater)
Date: August 12- 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Historic Sotterley Plantation- 44300 Sotterley Ln, Hollywood, Maryland 20636 – Check in at Visitor Center.
Details: Become a Citizen Scientist and an official Sotterley caterpillar and butterfly counter during Butterfly Week! We will read, play, seek, find, and observe caterpillars and butterflies up close. Learn about amazing and resilient caterpillars, moths, and other insects. Create butterfly baths, food and feeders, and mini-butterfly gardens. Many “make and take” activities!
Cost: $5 per person ages 6 and up (daily); children under 6 FREE.
Or $65 purchase family membership and bring your whole family to Sotterley all year! (https://www.sotterley.org/support-become-a-member/ )
Date: June 1, 2019- August 31, 2019
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: Sunday through Thursday
Time: 10:30- 12:30
Location: Calvert Gospel Church- 10774 Charles St.- La Plata MD 20646
At Camp Wannastay, kids have fun while learning how to lead by example. Campers will learn that following Jesus will make them great leaders because Jesus is the greatest leader ever!
Kids aged 3yr-5th grade are welcome at Camp Wannastay!!! Nursery is available thru age 2. All are welcome!
Your kids will enjoy games, crafts, songs, lessons, and maybe a popsicle or two.
Age: 3 year old – 5th Grade
STOP IN FOR STORIES
***Base Access Only***
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Indian Head – MWR Library
Details: Hear stories, rhymes, fingerplays, dance and more.
Event Type: Military/ Library
Age Group: 0-5
LUNCH ON US
Date: June 24, 2019 – August 16, 2019
***NOT AVAILABLE JULY 4TH***
Charles County Public Schools, in partnership with Charles County Advocacy Council for Children, Youth & Families, LifeStyles, Inc., Department of Social Services, No Kid Hungry, Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism, Charles County Public Library, Children’s Aid Society, Tri-County Youth Services Bureau, Health Partners, The Arnold House, and other county agencies are offering a free summer lunch program.
Hot lunches will be served at the following locations:
Cold bag lunches will be served at the following mobile sites:
Event Type: Parent Support
Age Group: All Ages
ARTS & CRAFTS
*Base Access Only*
Date: Every Monday
Time: 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM
Location: SOLOMONS MWR
Details: Arts & Craft activity
Event Type:Military/ Family Fun
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/
VILLAINS TEA TIME
Date: Monday, August 12, 2019
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Library- Potomac Branch
Details: Join us for a tea time inspired by our favorite Villains. Tea and snacks will be served. Prize for best tea party outfit. We will also be completing villain themed crafts.
Age Group: 4 – 9
This program is a ticketed event. Tickets will be handed out one hour prior to the event’s start time.
Date: Week Days in August
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Charles County Public Library – Waldorf West Branch
Details: Come join us for a game of Nintendo Switch at the Waldorf West Library for ages 6-11. Games to choose from are: NBA 2K18, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Just Dance 2019, Lego Marvel Superheroes 2 and Tetris. Must have a library card to sign in with a librarian.
Event Type: Kids Program
Age Group: 6 – 11
DISCOVERY CENTER – SMALLWOOD STATE PARK
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Discovery Center – Sweden Point Road, Marbury, MD
Details: Discovery center open
Event Type: Educational
Age Group: All Ages
For more information or to register, call 301-743-7613
KIDS EVENING ART WORKSHOP
Date: August 12-15, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: AR Workshop- La Plata
Details: Join us at AR Workshop for creative and crafty Summer ARt Camps! This session camp is $180 per registrant, and runs from Monday-Thursday. Our camps are designed for girls and boys, ages 8-14. Kids will create 4 DIY youth projects and a DIY camp t-shirt over the course of the camp! Participants will be able to customize and choose their project paint colors from our decor line of paints! We also offer an optional Friday half-day camp, check our calendar to register! Kids are encouraged to bring a snack and drink to enjoy during breaks.
Series A Summer ARt Camp Projects will include:
Project 1: Canvas Tote Bag
Project 2: Canvas Pillow
Project 3: Wood Photo Frame
Project 4: Youth Plank Sign or Wood Game Board
SOMD BLUE CRABS PROMOTIONAL GAMES
Date: Daily- August 12, 18 ,2019
Time: Weekday & Saturday Games 6:30/ Sunday 2:00 PM
Location: Regency Stadium
Monday, Aug. 12 – Blue Crabs VS Sugar Land
Tuesday, Aug. 13 – Blue Crabs VS Sugar Land
Wednesday, Aug. 14 – Blue Crabs VS Sugar Land
Thursday, Aug. 15 – Blue Crabs VS Sugar Land
Friday, Aug. 16 – Blue Crabs VS Somerset
Saturday, Aug. 17 – Blue Crabs VS Somerset
Sunday, Aug. 18 – Blue Crabs VS Somerset
Event Type: Sports
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Tickets Pricing on Website
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