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    WINTER READING CHALLENGE

    12:00 AM
    02/08/2018
    WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
    10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

    Winter Reading Challenge 2018
    Dates: January 1 – February 28, 2018
    Time: Ongoing Program
    Location: Log Books at home or at the library
    Details: Log the books you read, write reviews and complete challenges to Win prizes!!!!
    Event Type: Literacy- Remote
    Age Group: All Ages
    Cost: FREE
    Information: https://ccpl.beanstack.org/reader365

    INDOOR PLAYGROUND HOURS- AAFB

    7:00 AM-8:00 PM
    02/08/2018-02/09/2018
    JBA COMMUNITY COMMONS
    1442 Concord Ave, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland 20762

    INDOOR PLAYGROUND HOURS- ANDREWS AIRFORCE BASE JBA (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
    Date: OPEN DAILY
    Time: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    Location: JBA Community Commons, 1442 Concord Ave, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland 20762
    Details: Did you miss the Grand Opening ribbon-cutting ceremony?! No problem you can still visit daily. The hours of the indoor playground will be the same as the normal JBA Community Commons hours (Monday to Saturday 7 am. to 8 p.m.) except in the case of reservations by private parties. Please reach out to their page directly for more details. This is for base access DOD and Military ID families.
    Event Type: Grand Opening
    Age Group: All Ages
    Cost: FREE
    Registration: Drop-In

    CUDDLE TIME- CCPL LAPLATA

    9:00 AM-9:30 AM
    02/08/2018
    LA PLATA LIBRARY
    2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

    CUDDLE TIME
    Date: Thursdays
    Time: 9:00 AM – 9:30AM
    Location: La Plata Library
    Details: Storytime for children BIRTH-2 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!
    Event Type: Story time
    Age Group: 2 – 5
    Cost: FREE
    Registration: Drop-In
    Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?ag=&et=&dt=mo&df=calendar&cn=0&private=0&ln=ALL

    TODDLER TIME - SKYZONE

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    SKYZONE
    4390 Crain Hwy, White Plains, MD 20695

    Date:  Every Tuesday & Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Crain Highway, White Plains, MD
    Details: Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids. Visit their website or Facebook Page to find out about special seasonal Toddler Time Events
    Event Type: Parent/child
    Age Group: Walking to 5 years old
    Registration: Walk-in welcome!
    Cost: $10 Toddler, $8 Additional Toddler, $7 Parent
    Information: SKYZONE TODDLER TIME LINK

    OPEN PLAY EVERY DAY

    10:00 AM-3:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
    3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
    Date: Monday – Thursday
    Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Location: Family Place to Play, Waldorf, MD
    Details:  Family Place to Play Fun Center is a large indoor playground that can accommodate private parties and also is a great place to bring kids to play. Open Play provides many different ways for kids to be stimulated both physically and mentally.
    Event Type: Free Play
    Age Group: All Ages
    Cost: $11 (2 Hours)/ 2 and under $6.60
    Registration: Drop- In Welcome
    https://familyplacetoplay.com/ways-to-play/

    BABY WEARING SOMD- SPRING MEETING SCHEDULE

    10:00 AM-11:30 AM
    02/08/2018

    BABYWEARING INTERNATIONAL SOMD- MEETINGS

    Spring Schedule:

    Lexington Park- 2/3, 2/16, 3/3, 4/7, 4/20  (10:00 am)

    Calvert- 2/7, 3/5, 4/4, 5/14 (10:00 am)

    Charlotte Hall- 2/8, 3/8 (10:30 am)

    Odenton- 2/10, 3/3, 4/7 (9:30)

    LaPlata- 2/17, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19 (10:00 am)

    Details: Attend the free babywearing informational meeting in Lexington Park. ALL are welcome! Bring a carrier that you’d like to work with or try some of ours from the carrier lending library. If you try one you like, and want to join BWI ($30 per year), you can even take a carrier home to try it out for a month. Membership is only required to borrow, not to attend meetings.
    Event Type: Mom Support

    Cost: FREE

    Information: http://bwisomd.org/

    PRESCHOOL STORY TIME- CCPL LAPLATA

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/08/2018
    LA PLATA LIBRARY
    2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

    STORYTIME
    Date: THURSDAYS
    Time: 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Location: La Plata Library
    Details: Storytime for children 2-5 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!
    Event Type: Story time
    Age Group: 2 – 5
    Cost: FREE
    Registration: Drop-In
    Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

    SWEET SUES STORY TIME

    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    02/08/2018
    SWEET SUES BAKESHOP & COFFEE
    9132 Bay Ave. North Beach, Maryland 20714

    Date: Thursdays
    Time: 10:30 AM
    Location: Sweet Sues Bakery, North Beach, MD
    Details: Sweet Sue’s is really excited to introduce a weekly Story time. For the winter months on Thursdays at 10:30am they will be reading some books and then enjoying a chocolate chip cookie and a glass of milk. (Always check with host before attending an event.)
    Event Type: Story time
    Age Group: Recommended age range is birth-5yrs.
    Cost: There is no charge to join, just something fun to do in this cold weather!
    Information: EVENT LINK

    PRESCHOOL STORY TIME- CCPL LAPLATA

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    LA PLATA LIBRARY
    2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

    STORYTIME
    Date: THURSDAYS
    Time: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    Location: La Plata Library
    Details: Storytime for children 2-5 years old. Each week has a theme that features fun stories, songs, and a craft at the end!
    Event Type: Story time
    Age Group: 2 – 5
    Cost: FREE
    Registration: Drop-In
    Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

    LEISURE (CHILDREN’S) POOL HOURS 

    12:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    EDWARD T HALL AQUATIC CENTER
    130 Auto Dr, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

    LEISURE (CHILDREN’S) POOL HOURS
    Weekend Hours: Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm

    Weekly hours:  Monday – Friday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 12:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm

    Location: Edward T Hall Aquatic Center, Prince Frederick, MD
    Details: Enjoy this special children’s pool that features a zero depth entry up to 3 feet depth heated pool with slides, climbing features, and water drop buckets.

    **Leisure pool will close from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for swim lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays**

    Website: http://www.co.cal.md.us/index.aspx?nid=397

    Playful Parent Guide:https://theplayfulparent.org/2017/01/22/edward-t-hall-aquatic-center-our-little-trip-to-paradise/

    YOGA FOR KIDS- IH (BA)

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    INDIAN HEAD
    4260 Steve's Way Bldg D328 Indian Head, MD 20640

    YOGA FOR KIDS- INDIAN HEAD (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
    Date: Thursday’s- February 1, 8 & 15, 2018
    Time: 2:00 PM
    Location: NSF Indian Head
    Details: Stretch, bend, and pose. Remember to wear comfortable clothing (and if you happen to have a yogamat, feel free to bring it).
    Event Type: Exercise Class
    Age Group: For school-age kids and homeschool kids
    Cost: FREE
    Information: YOGA EVENT LINK

    FULL DOME SHOW AT THE JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
    5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

    Date: WEDNESAY & THURSDAY NIGHTS
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Location: James E.Richmond Science Center
    Description: James E. Richmond Science Center previews a full dome show every Wednesday & Thursday night and Saturday day.

    WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS

    Doors Open» 6:00 p.m.
    Fulldome Show» 6:45 p.m.
    Exploration Stations» 6:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

    FIRST & THIRD SATURDAYS

    Doors Open» 9:00 a.m.
    Fulldome Shows» 9:30 a.m. | 10:45 a.m. | 12:00 p.m.
    Exploration Stations» 9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

    Event Type: Family
    Age Group(s): All Ages
    Cost: Tickets $8 per person (Ages 4-Up), 3 & under free
    Registration: Purchase tickets online

    VALENSLIME STEM CLUB

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
    10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603
    STEAM Club: Valenslime
    Date: 2/8/2018
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

    Location: CCPL / West Branch

    Details: Learn all about polymers and where to find them in everyday life. Make you own sparkly slime to take home!

    Event Type: Educational
    Age Group(s): 6 – 11

    Cost: FREE

    BLOCK PARTY - CCPL POTOMAC

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    POTOMAC LIBRARY
    3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

    BLOCK PARTY
    Date: SECOND THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
    Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Details: Create awesome things with Lego blocks! Work together on teams or on your own to create something amazing then share your creations with the group!
    Library: CCPL / POTOMAC BRANCH
    Event Type: All Ages
    Age Group(s): All Ages
    Link: CCPL CALENDAR LINK

    FREE PERFORMANCES EVERYDAY- KENNEDY CENTER

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    KENNEDY CENTER
    2700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20566

    FREE PERFORMANCES EVERYDAY- KENNEDY CENTER
    Date: Monday – Friday
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Location: Kennedy Center- Millenium Stage
    Details: See link for schedule of performances. Different musicians, actors, singers and dances each night.
    Event Type: Performance/Concert
    Age Group: All Ages
    Cost: FREE
    Registration: No Ticket RequiredMILLENIUM STAGE EVENT LINK

    LITTLE FINGERS OF LOVE- CCPR

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/08/2018
    MATTHEW HENSON COMMUNITY CENTER
    3535 Livingston Rd, Indian Head, Maryland

    LITTLE FINGERS OF LOVE- CHARLES COUNTY PARKS & REC
    Date: February 8, 2018
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Location: Matthew Henson Community Center 3535 Livingston Rd, Indian Head, Maryland Details: Bring your little sweetheart in to create a handcrafted Valentine’s Day gift. Getting messy with finger paint is part of the fun! All supplies and instruction provided.
    Event Type: Parks & Recreation
    Age Group: 3-6
    Cost: Resident Fee: $5 • Non-Resident: $6
    Regisration: Required
    Information: EVENT LINK

    CC INDOOR WINTER SWIM HOURS

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/08/2018-03/08/2018

    CHARLES COUNTY INDOOR WINTER SWIM HOURS
    Date: November 15, 2017 – February 26, 2018
    Hours/Location:

    Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center- 5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf (301-934-7474)

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-  6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    • Wednesday & Friday- (varies)
    • Saturday & Sunday-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM

    Lackey Indoor Pool- Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head (301-743-2470)

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday- 7-9 p.m.
    • Wednesday & Friday- (varies)
    • Saturday-Sunday-Noon-6 p.m.

    North Point Indoor Pool- ; 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf (301-934-7475 )

    • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday-.6-9 p.m.
    • Wednesday & Friday-(varies)
    • Saturday-Sunday-Noon-6 p.m.

    Details: Swim times are subject to change without notice. All patrons will be cleared from thewater 15 minutes prior to facility closing.
    Cost: Children age 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult age 16 and older.Any group of eight or more must make reservations with the pool manager at least two weeksprior.

    • Age 2 and Younger – Free
    • Youth Age 3-12 • Senior Age 60 and over-  $4
    • Adult Age 13-59 – $5

    More Information: POOL LINK