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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.
Date: May- June 2020
Time: All Day
Location: Various Farms in SOMD (Charles County Shlagel)
Details: On of the great things about living in Southern Maryland is the strawberry picking opportunities. We have been picking strawberries for over 20 years in SOMD and know all the best places! See the guide for details by county.
***Always check with farm before going, dates, times subject to change by weather or crop availability***
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
HANCOCK FAMILY FARMS CURB SIDE SERVICE
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Hancock Family Farm – La Plata, MD
Details: If you want the best meats in town, head over to Hancock Family Farms. Get there early the line of cars will form quickly and once they are out of stock on fresh meats, eggs and cheeses they close for the day. Just park in a parking spot, a attendant will come to your car and take your order. They will bag your food and bring it to the car.
Event Type: Shopping/Local Business
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- SILLY SATURDAY
Time: 11:00 AM
Host: Calvert County Library
Details: Time to get silly! Join Calvert Library and laugh with your Storytime librarians as they read their favorite funny stories! Checkout Calvert Library’s Storytime Snippets on our Facebook page or our Youtube channel and don’t forget to invite your friends! 4/4/2020 | 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Calvert Library Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Event Type: Library
Age Group: Kids Program
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
The Playful Parent was created by Kristy a mother of two energetic boys. She has a Bachelors degree with a interest in Secondary Education and Masters in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. “I believe that children learn through play! I love to do fun things with my children and hope that sharing our adventures provides other families with inspiration and resources that lead to quality time together and a love for learning!” This non profit 501c3 organization was started so parents would have a family friendly place to come to, feel supported and leave with information that is useful. This site is kept advertisement and influence free in order to keep the site from clutter and bias opinion. Your support, feedback, likes and comments are essential; this site was designed to connect the community. The Playful Parent offers resources such as guides, calendars and ideas for making learning fun. In addition, TPP is present in the community and hosts a handful of events to support SOMD in raising healthy families.
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