The Playful Parent



06/06/2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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.

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    Date: August 17, 2019


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  • 08/17/2019 10:00 AM - 08/17/2019 4:00 PM


    Date: August  17, 2019

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