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DAILY DIY CHALLENGE
Host: Neighborhood Creative Arts Center
Details: Check out NCAC Facebook Page for daily DIY art projects.
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Age Group: Kids Program
CHARLES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AT HOME
Host: Charles County Public Library
Details: Visit the library from the comfort of your couch. There are plenty of ways to enjoy your local library while at home or on the go. Check out the children’s section for recommended books, educational resources, activity ideas and virtual events.
VIRTUAL FITNESS CLASS
Host: SOMD Martial Arts, La Plata, MD
Details: VIRTUAL CLASSES on Facebook Live! You do not have to be a member to engage in any of these classes. As always, we appreciate your support to our small business and CANNOT wait to be back together inside our facilities. Until, then… “see” you on screen!
Event Type: Sport
Age Group: All Ages
FREE TUTORING AND HOMEWORK HELP
Host: Southern Maryland Regional Library
Details: FREE tutoring and educational resources! All you need is a library card.
SCIENCE AT HOME
Host: James E Richmond Science Center
Details: Science lessons and activities for every grade level!
STORY TIME SNIPPETS- FLANNEL FRIDAY
Time: 11:00 AM
Host: Calvert County Library
Details: Practice counting, ABCs and other important early literacy skills with a new rhyme or song every Friday! Checkout Calvert Library’s Storytime Snippets on our Facebook page or our Youtube channel and don’t forget to invite your friends! 4/10/2020 | 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Calvert Library Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube
Event Type: Library
Age Group: Kids Program
MEAL PICK-UP – CHARLES COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Details: Effective Tuesday, March 31, staff at the 11 Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) meal distribution sites can provide parents food without their child being present. However, the pick-up person must be a child’s parent or guardian. Parents/guardians must show staff their child’s CCPS student identification (ID) badge or report card copy showing their student ID number. Parents with children not yet enrolled in school should attempt to bring some type of age verification to show to site staff, such as a copy of a birth certificate. Parents can pick up the following for their child daily: one breakfast, one lunch, one dinner and a snack. Any requests from parents asking for additional meals on the same service day at other sites will not be honored.
GRAB N GO LUNCH – ST MARY’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Dates: Monday – Friday
Time: 11:30AM – 12:30 PM
Leonardtown Elementary School
22885 Duke Street
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Greenview Knolls Elementary School
45711 Military Lane
Great Mills, MD 20634
Margaret Brent Middle School
29675 Point Lookout Road
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Lexington Park Elementary School
46763 Shangri-La Drive
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Details: St. Mary’s County Public Schools Department of Food and Nutrition Services is offering meals to students through the Summer Meals Program. Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:
*The drive-up lunch service will continue thru April, Monday-Friday, at the locations listed below from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Meals will be offered to all children 18 years and younger free of charge. Parents and children can drive up to these locations and receive meals that they can take home during our current school closures. Additional information will follow regarding the continuity of meal programs for the upcoming weeks.
For questions regarding the lunch service program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
LUNCH DOODLE WITH MO WILLEMS
Host: Kennedy Center
Details: Around the world, people of all ages have joined Mo Willems in his studio for weekday LUNCH DOODLES. The three-week run, all 15 episodes and their downloadable activities, are archived below. Let the doodling continue! Please tag your artwork on social media with #MoLunchDoodles so that we can all see it!
We applaud the many other authors and illustrators who are sharing stories and leading activities online. For a short list of people to visit, click here. [Please note that this list is just a small number of the many wonderful artists who are sharing their talent and insights at this time. So, grab a favorite grown-up and look around the internet to discover authors/illustrators who are new to you!]
Mo Willems and the Kennedy Center thank YOU for sharing your creativity with us! This pandemic is going to require some time to get better. It is also going to require lots of kindness, lots of empathy, and lots and lots of doodles. Doodle on, fellow ART MAKERS!
MUSIC SING ALONG WITH EMILY ARROW
Time: 12:00 PM
Host: Emily Arrow
Details: Author Emily Arrow is an award-winning children’s songwriter with 10+ years of experience working with children in music education. An official Kala Brand Music Co. artist and picture book author, Emily and her ukulele Bow foster a love for literacy and music.
Event Type: entertainment
Age Group: Recommended for infant, toddler and preschool aged kids
DRAW EVERY DAY WITH JJK
Time: 1:00 PM
Host: Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Details: Free art, cartooning, and writing lessons every weekday at 2pm—and archived for later viewing from NY Times-bestselling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
Event Type: Entertainment
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