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    FARPOINT CONVENTION

    12:00 AM
    02/09/2018

    Date: February 9-11, 2018

    Location: Delta Hotel, 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD

    Details: The 25th Annual Farpoint Science Fiction Convention comes to Hunt Valley, MD February 9-11, 2018. This awesome convention offers science fiction fans of all ages a weekend full of fun! You won’t want to miss the amazing presentations on science fiction, fantasy, comics and science topics or workshops on costuming, writing and swordplay and especially the oppurtunities for gaming, charity and art auctions or entertaining events such as dance, karaoke and costume contest.

    Cost: Friday single day ticket $15.00. Saturday single day ticket $60.00. Saturday evening after 6PM ticket $10.00. Sunday single day ticket $40.00.  Weekend tickets for children ages 5 and under are Free with paying adult.

    Join Far Point for geeky fun! Find Farpoint at www.FarpointCon.com, Farpoint Convention on Facebook or @FarpointCon on Twitter.

    PLAYFUL PARENT GUIDE

    WINTER READING CHALLENGE

    12:00 AM
    02/09/2018
    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
    02/09/2018-02/10/2018
    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

    LITTLE JUMPER- PUMP IT UP

    10:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    PUMP IT UP
    109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

    Little Jumpers
    Date : Most M/W/F (Always check Pump It Up site first)
    Time : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
    Details : This special open jump is for our guests aged 1-6 years old only. If you’re worried about older kids running around the smaller ones, this is the perfect time for your little jumpers. Our designated toddler area is for 1yrs-3yrs only. 2 yrs-6yrs are allowed to jump on the inflatables. Daycares are more than welcome to participate in Little Jumpers. We ask that if you are going to bring more than 5 participants that you call ahead to let us know.
    Cost: $5.00 per child
    Information: https://www.pumpitupparty.com/waldorf-md/calendar/

    ***ALWAYS CHECK THE SCHEDULE OR CALL FIRST TO MAKE SURE LITTLE JUMPERS IS STILL ON THE CALENDAR. ***

    TOTSICLES

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/09/2018
    CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
    3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

    TOTSICLES
    Date: FRIDAY’S ONGOING
    Time: 10:00 AM- 11 AM (UPDATED NEW TIME AS OF MARCH 2018)
    Description: A half-hour of self-paced orientation to movement on ice, followed by a cup of hot cocoa and a story read aloud in our warm lobby. Stickers for all after storytime! Children may wear skates or shoes for snow and ice (no smooth-sole or open-toe shoes). Adults wear shoes for snow and ice.
    Location: Capital Club House
    Event Type: Parent/Child
    Age Group(s): 2-5
    Registration: Not Required
    Cost: $7/Visit
    More Information: https://www.charlescountyparks.com

    DROP IN FREE PLAY- UNIQUE SPORTS

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/09/2018
    UNIQUE SPORTS ACADEMY
    109 Post Office Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

    DROP IN FREE PLAY
    Date: TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS
    Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Description: Come join Unique Gym for their drop in free play. Lots of fun for your little ones including, obstacle courses, foam pit, trampoline time. These are just some of the activities your child will enjoy. Parent participation is required during floor activities. No registration required to participate in the fun.
    Location: Unique Sports Academy
    Event Type: Parent/Child
    Age Group(s): 2-5
    Registration: Not Required
    Cost: $5 Per child
    More Information: www.uniquesportsacademy.com

    EARLY LITERACY- DNB (BA)

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM
    02/09/2018
    DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
    6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

    EARLY LITERACY – DAHLGREN LIBRARY (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
    Date: Every Friday
    Time: 10:00 AM
    Location: Dahlgren Library
    Details: Early literacy is a great way to meet other parents and caregivers.All ages are welcome at every storytime, encouraging reading, talking, singing, and play are  proven ways to encourage brain development, even in babies! Join us at the library every Friday at 10am for songs, stories, crafts, and playtime! Friday storytimes will include baby geared songs as well as books and crafts for pre-school ages.
    Event Type: Workshop
    Age Group: 1-5 Years Old
    Cost: FREE
    Information: STEM EVENT LINK

    OPEN PLAY EVERY DAY

    10:00 AM-8:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
    3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
    Date: FRIDAYS
    Time: 10:00 AM – 8:00 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/

    ELITE GYM PARENT & TODDLER DROP IN

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    ELITE GYM
    2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

    Date/Time: Every Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM & Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM
    Location: Elite Gymnastics, Waldorf, MD 20603
    Details: The Parent & Toddler Drop In program is a great opportunity for caregivers to spend quality time with their little one while they develop; body awareness, balance, fitness, listening and social skills, plus fun and activities using gymnastic apparatus. Parent Supervision is required. Parent/Guardian must be within arm’s reach of a child at all times. 2 children per adult.
    ***Always call to confirm this event is taking place. Sometimes they are canceled last minute. Center follows school closure schedule.***
    Ages Group: 6 months-5 yrs old
    Cost: $5 Per child
    Information: www.charlescountyparks.com/recreation/recreation

    LEISURE (CHILDREN’S) POOL HOURS 

    12:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    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/

    WALDORF SKATE CENTER- OPEN SKATE

    1:00 PM-8:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    WALDORF SKATE CENTER
    3410 Leonardtown Road Waldorf, MD 20601

    WALDORF SKATE CENTER- OPEN SKATE

    Dates/Times:

    Tuesday Evening 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Friday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Saturday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Saturday Evening 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Sunday Afternoon 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    Roller-skating is one way for kids to get some exercise and it’s something the whole family can do. Waldorf Roller Skating Center Roller and Inline Skating Rink offers open skating, where the rink is open to the public, as well as private access to the skating rink for events such as a birthday party. The rink offers rentals for regular roller skates and you are free to bring your own regular or inline skates. For beginners, skating classes are available for kids and adults of all ages. ***Always call first or check site before attending event***

    Cost:

    Family Night (Tuesday Night)

    $4.00 for Admission + $1.00 Skate Rental

    Afternoon Skate Sessions
    $7.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental

    Evening Skate Session
    $8.00 for Admission + $2.00 Skate Rental

    Contact us at:
    http://www.waldorfskatingcenter.com

    CULTURE QUEEN- INDIAN HEAD (BA)

    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    INDIAN HEAD
    4260 Steve's Way Bldg D328 Indian Head, MD 20640

    CULTURE QUEEN- INDIAN HEAD (BASE ACCESS)
    Date: February 9, 2018
    Time: 5:00-6:00 pm
    Location: NSF Indian Head- Library
    Details: Celebrate Black History Month with the Culture Queen and learn about African American History through music and dance.
    Event Type: Arts & Entertainment
    Age Group: All Ages
    Registration: Not Required
    Information: EVENT LINK

    MCFAMILY FUN NIGHTS

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    MCDONALDS (MALL CIRCLE)
    11025 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

    MCFAMILY FUN NIGHT
    Date: Every Friday
    Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Location: Waldorf, 11025 Mall Circle, Waldorf, MD 20603
    Details: McDonalds hosts a great kids night every Friday Night. Most of the kids night are themed for the holidays or to go with the kids meal offered that month. (Check your mobile App for deals! Most Friday’s there are amazing diner specials.)
    Event Type: Kids Night
    Age Group: All Ages
    Information: HAPPY MEAL MENU LINK

    FREE PERFORMANCES EVERYDAY- KENNEDY CENTER

    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    02/09/2018
    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

    CC INDOOR WINTER SWIM HOURS

    6:00 PM-9:00 PM
    02/09/2018-03/09/2018

    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

    NIGHT TO SHINE

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    02/09/2018

    NIGHT TO SHINE
    Date: February 9, 2018
    Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Location: Great Waldorf Jaycee Hall
    Details: Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs ages 14 and older. On one night, February 9, 2018, more than 500 churches from around the world will come together to host Night to Shine for approximately 90,000 honored guests through the support of 175,000 volunteers! You don’t want to miss this epic event!

    EVENT LINK

    FAMILY GLOW PARTY

    8:30 PM-10:30 PM
    02/09/2018
    SKYZONE
    4390 Crain Hwy, White Plains, MD 20695

    FAMILY GLOW PARTY

    Date: Friday Nights

    Time: 8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

    Location: Skyzone Waldorf

    Details: Enjoy a family friendly glow jump.

    Event Type: Family Friendly

    Age Group: All Ages

    Cost: Jump Fee, Sock Fee ($3)

    Information: https://www.facebook.com/pg/SkyZoneWaldorf/events/?ref=page_internal