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CCPR EVENT CALENDAR
Location: Charles County Maryland Parks & Rec Facilities
Details: From open gym to dance classes and family friendly events to kids courses; Charles County Parks and Recreation has many options.
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Most Activities have a fee
LAPLATA FARMERS MARKET- SCHEDULE
HOME DEPOT BUILD
Due to COVID these events have been postponed. For now kits can be picked up at participating locations.
Date: 1st Saturday of each month
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: HOME DEPOT – WALDORF
Details: Create your own wooden project each month. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron and a commemorative pin while supplies last.
Event Type: Educational
Age Group: Kids/All Ages
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays and now (Saturday’s 9:00 AM -11:00 AM)
Time: Week Days 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Saturday’s 9:00 AM -11:00 AM)
Details: Toddler time is back with a new program now known as Little Leapers! Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories, and watch your Little Leaper thrive.
Age Group: Children 5 years old and under.
HISTORIC TRAIN STATION OPEN
Date: August 6, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: La Plata Train Station- Kent Ave. La Plata, MD
Details: Open to accommodate guests visiting town during the Veteran’s Day parade. La Plata’s train station has long been a symbol of the founding and growth of our town. It is also the sole surviving passenger station on the Pope’s Creek Line of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad. What better place to host a museum dedicated to telling the story of La Plata’s beginning and development and the rise and decline of the Pope’s Creek Line? Step back in time to get a glimpse of the La Plata that was and the events that shaped La Plata’s path! This is the first opening of the Museum since 2019, and new exhibits are on display.
Event Type: Family Fun
Age Group: All Ages
NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE DAY
Date: August 6-7, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Piney Point Lighthouse in Piney Point, and Blackistone Lighthouse on St. Clement’s Island, near Colton’s Point
Details: The Department of Recreation & Parks’ Museum Division will celebrate some of St. Mary’s County’s most significant lighthouses during National Lighthouse Weekend Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, at Piney Point Lighthouse in Piney Point, and Blackistone Lighthouse on St. Clement’s Island, near Colton’s Point.
Tours will be available at both locations during the entire weekend. At Colton’s Point, check out the St. Clement’s Island Museum before taking a boat ride out to St. Clement’s Island. Visitors can experience a free tour of Blackistone Lighthouse from the St. Clement’s Hundred Blackistone Lighthouse volunteers. The lighthouse is a replica of the original lighthouse that stood near the same location on the island.
Cost: Admission rates at St. Clement’s Island Museum are $3.00 for adults, $1.50 for children (6-18), and $2.00 for seniors and military, five and under are free. The St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi is $7.00 per person (all ages) for a boat ride, which includes museum admission.
National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
August 6-7, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
44720 Lighthouse Road Piney Point, MD 20674
More info (for online posting): https://www.facebook.com/events/1237423790075414
LA PLATA SPRAY PAD OPEN
Date: Memorial Day – Labor Day
Location: Town Hall – La Plata, MD 20646
Details: This free resource is available to the community every day of the week June through September 10 AM to 9 PM. If you live near by you can walk or if you need to drive, you can use the side street parking or park in the back parking lot of the Town Hall – 305 Queen Anne St, La Plata, MD 20646.
Age Group: All Ages (best for ages 2-8)
INDOOR MINI GOLF: SCARY STROKES
Location: Scary Strokes – Waldorf , MD
Details: Enjoy indoor mini golf and arcade.
Event Type: Family Fun
Cost: Vary Depending on age/Price range $5-10 per person/ Military Discounts!
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Date: July 8 – August 7 2022
Location: Port Tobacco Players- Charles St. La Plata , MD 20646
Details: Come “Be Our Guest” and purchase tickets for our summer musical! Go to ptplayers.com today to pick up your tickets for this can’t miss musical spectacular!
NATIONAL THEATER – SIX
Dates: July 5 – September 4, 2022 (Check Site for specific date and time)
Times: 7:30 PM
Location: National Theater- Washington DC
Details: *This is a date night or moms night out idea! Not for kids.* About the show- From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over! Featuring an all-woman cast and all-woman band, SIX has won 23 awards in the 2021/2022 Broadway season, including the Tony Award® for Best Original Score (Music and Lyrics) and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Musical. SIX opens July 5, 2022. The show runs approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.
Age Group: Recommended for ages 12 and up. Children under 4 are not permitted in the theatre but Don’t Lose Ur Head; we love our Queens of all ages!
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