Search

The Playful Parent

PLAY, LEARN, GROW

ESCAPE VELOCITY- MUSEUM OF SCIENCE FICTION

05/27/2018 9:00 AM - 05/29/2018 7:00 PM
What is Escape Velocity?
A 3-day event featuring over-the-horizon technology and panels on hard science and pop culture. Hands-on STEAM activities for kids. Amazing costumes and evening events for adults. Screenings of 2001: A Space Odyssey, film festival, astronauts, authors, artists, gaming, and much more!
What are the dates for Escape Velocity 2018?
May 25 – 27, 2018
Where will it be held this year?
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, MD 20745
How much are tickets?
Day Passes start at $25 per person. Children 10 and under are FREE!!! Ticket Link
What programs are offered?
Check out there awesome schedule here: Program Guide
 
Will The Playful Parent be hosting a giveaway?
Yes, a family ticket giveaway is coming soon and will be available April 7, 2018. Plus, The Playful Parent has partnered with Escape Velocity this year to host a children board game library in which families can check out board games at the convention.
Check out the awesome video show casing the event:

Related upcoming events

  • 06/26/2019 10:00 AM - 06/26/2019 4:00 PM
    PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY
    Date: Wed, Fri & Saturday through June 29, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Location: Jefferson Patterson -10515 Mackall Rd. , St. Leonard, MD 20685
    COST: Free
  • 06/26/2019 10:00 AM - 06/26/2019 8:30 PM

    GOLDPETAL FARMERS- SUN FLOWER MAZE

    Date: Open day is scheduled for June 16, 2019 - Thru Mid - July

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Location: 37260 Manor Rd, Chaptico, Maryland

    Details: GoldPetal Farms is truly amazing! This whimsical sunflower maze is like exploring a living labyrinth. The closest thing in comparison is a corn maze; however, image walking among  beautiful sunflowers. Goldpetal Farms, previously known as Ladybugs Alive is opening this Father's Day weekend June 16, 2019 through July. The blooms have been planted in a interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night this year. Join me as I take you on a sneak peek tour of southern Maryland's sunflower maze.

    Pricing: Kids ages 6 and under FREE/Ages 7 and up $10/ Military $9/ Group 10 or more $8

    ***MENTION THE PLAYFUL PARENT OR SHOW COUPON AND GET 20% ADMISSION NOW THROUGH JUNE 28TH***

    Website

     

  • 06/27/2019 9:00 AM - 06/27/2019 11:00 AM

    FREE FISHING

    Date:

    • June 27
    • Jul 11
    • Jul 25
    • Aug 8
    • Aug 22

    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Location: Gilbert Run Park

    13140 Charles Street Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
    Details: Children age of 6 and 15 are invited by The Charles County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism to learn how to fish. Free fishing classes at Gilbert Run Park will offer the opportunity for children to learn the basics of fishing and have fun. Prior fishing experience is not needed. Bait and tackle will be provided.
    Event Type: Educational
    Age Group: 6-15
    Registration: Required

     

  • 06/27/2019 10:00 AM - 06/27/2019 11:00 AM

    STORY TIME IN THE GARDEN

    Date: June 27, 2019

    Time: 10:00 AM

    Location: Southern Maryland Food Bank- 22 Irongate Dr. Waldorf, MD

    Details:

    The Southern Maryland Food Bank invites you and your school aged children to learn about agriculture, gardening, pollinators and more! Join us for story time focuses on these topics and activities to engage your curious minds and grow your love for gardening. At the same time, help others in your community! With the Charles County Master Gardeners from the University of Maryland, we will be doing this throughout the summer! Check back for more dates.

    Topics include:
    Pollination
    Agriculture
    Gardening
    Volunteerism
    and more!

    Drop ins are welcome, but registration preferred! Please call 301-274-0695 or email theresa.murphy@cc-dc.org to register or for more information.

    Event Type: Educational

    Age Group: All

    Cost: FREE

    Event Link

  • 06/27/2019 10:00 AM - 06/27/2019 8:30 PM

    GOLDPETAL FARMERS- SUN FLOWER MAZE

    Date: Open day is scheduled for June 16, 2019 - Thru Mid - July

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Location: 37260 Manor Rd, Chaptico, Maryland

    Details: GoldPetal Farms is truly amazing! This whimsical sunflower maze is like exploring a living labyrinth. The closest thing in comparison is a corn maze; however, image walking among  beautiful sunflowers. Goldpetal Farms, previously known as Ladybugs Alive is opening this Father's Day weekend June 16, 2019 through July. The blooms have been planted in a interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night this year. Join me as I take you on a sneak peek tour of southern Maryland's sunflower maze.

    Pricing: Kids ages 6 and under FREE/Ages 7 and up $10/ Military $9/ Group 10 or more $8

    ***MENTION THE PLAYFUL PARENT OR SHOW COUPON AND GET 20% ADMISSION NOW THROUGH JUNE 28TH***

    Website

     

  • 06/28/2019 10:00 AM - 06/28/2019 4:00 PM
    PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY
    Date: Wed, Fri & Saturday through June 29, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Location: Jefferson Patterson -10515 Mackall Rd. , St. Leonard, MD 20685
    COST: Free
  • 06/28/2019 10:00 AM - 06/28/2019 8:30 PM

    GOLDPETAL FARMERS- SUN FLOWER MAZE

    Date: Open day is scheduled for June 16, 2019 - Thru Mid - July

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Location: 37260 Manor Rd, Chaptico, Maryland

    Details: GoldPetal Farms is truly amazing! This whimsical sunflower maze is like exploring a living labyrinth. The closest thing in comparison is a corn maze; however, image walking among  beautiful sunflowers. Goldpetal Farms, previously known as Ladybugs Alive is opening this Father's Day weekend June 16, 2019 through July. The blooms have been planted in a interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night this year. Join me as I take you on a sneak peek tour of southern Maryland's sunflower maze.

    Pricing: Kids ages 6 and under FREE/Ages 7 and up $10/ Military $9/ Group 10 or more $8

    ***MENTION THE PLAYFUL PARENT OR SHOW COUPON AND GET 20% ADMISSION NOW THROUGH JUNE 28TH***

    Website

     

  • 06/29/2019 10:00 AM - 06/29/2019 4:00 PM
    PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY
    Date: Wed, Fri & Saturday through June 29, 2019
    Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Location: Jefferson Patterson -10515 Mackall Rd. , St. Leonard, MD 20685
    COST: Free
  • 06/29/2019 10:00 AM - 06/29/2019 8:30 PM

    GOLDPETAL FARMERS- SUN FLOWER MAZE

    Date: Open day is scheduled for June 16, 2019 - Thru Mid - July

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Location: 37260 Manor Rd, Chaptico, Maryland

    Details: GoldPetal Farms is truly amazing! This whimsical sunflower maze is like exploring a living labyrinth. The closest thing in comparison is a corn maze; however, image walking among  beautiful sunflowers. Goldpetal Farms, previously known as Ladybugs Alive is opening this Father's Day weekend June 16, 2019 through July. The blooms have been planted in a interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night this year. Join me as I take you on a sneak peek tour of southern Maryland's sunflower maze.

    Pricing: Kids ages 6 and under FREE/Ages 7 and up $10/ Military $9/ Group 10 or more $8

    ***MENTION THE PLAYFUL PARENT OR SHOW COUPON AND GET 20% ADMISSION NOW THROUGH JUNE 28TH***

    Website

     

  • 06/30/2019 10:00 AM - 06/30/2019 8:30 PM

    GOLDPETAL FARMERS- SUN FLOWER MAZE

    Date: Open day is scheduled for June 16, 2019 - Thru Mid - July

    Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

    Location: 37260 Manor Rd, Chaptico, Maryland

    Details: GoldPetal Farms is truly amazing! This whimsical sunflower maze is like exploring a living labyrinth. The closest thing in comparison is a corn maze; however, image walking among  beautiful sunflowers. Goldpetal Farms, previously known as Ladybugs Alive is opening this Father's Day weekend June 16, 2019 through July. The blooms have been planted in a interpretation of Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night this year. Join me as I take you on a sneak peek tour of southern Maryland's sunflower maze.

    Pricing: Kids ages 6 and under FREE/Ages 7 and up $10/ Military $9/ Group 10 or more $8

    ***MENTION THE PLAYFUL PARENT OR SHOW COUPON AND GET 20% ADMISSION NOW THROUGH JUNE 28TH***

    Website

     

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑