***ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK WITH EVENTS FOR DATES, TIMES AND INFORMATION. SOMETIMES THEY CHANGE OR ARE CANCELED WITHOUT NOTIFICATION TO THE PLAYFUL PARENT***

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February

VALENTINES DAY DREAM DATE GIVEAWAY

Date: Giveaway Open January 26, 2018- February 4, 2018

Details: Enter the dream date giveaway on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlayfulParent/

Rules:
-This giveaway is open January 26- February 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM. One lucky couple will be randomly drawn to win the date night package (Dinner for two, slot for two kids at My Gym and Sip & Shoot Photo session) to be treated to on February 10, 2018.

-LIKE the post and COMMENT what you love most about your sweetheart or use a GIF to show your affection.

-You may enter the giveaway twice! To increase your chances of winning you can enter once on Southern Maryland Restaurants Facebook Page and once on The Playful Parent Facebook Page.

-In order to win contestants MUST be a Playful Parent & Southern Maryland Restaurant Follower. (Check out the sponsor pages: My Gym WaldorfRucci’s & Effigy Photography)

-This Valentine’s giveaway is open to residents in the Southern Maryland area who are 18 years and older. Don’t have to have young kids in the house to win. You can be parents, grandparents or even auties and uncles to win. Even if your partner already entered you still can too!

-SHARE the love with friends by tagging and posting this on your page (NOT Mandatory.)

***This contest was brought to you by the Dream Date Team; Facebook is not affilated with this giveaway.***

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

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

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

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

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

WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.

Dates and Times

January 26-February 4, 2018

Monday-Thursday, noon – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closing at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1)

Show Location and Transportation

Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.
Parking is limited in the area. The best way to get to the Convention Center is by Metro. The closest Metro station is Mt.

Vernon Place/Convention Center. See a guide to parking lots near the Convention Center.

Admission

Adults (13 & over) – $12
Seniors – $10
Children (6-12) $5
children under 6 are free.
E-tickets are available for $12 online at www.washingtonautoshow.com

Military Tribute Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018. FREE tickets will be available to all active-duty military and veterans who present a valid military ID, retired ID, VA ID or DD214 and photo ID.

http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/

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

ANNMARIE SCULPTURE GARDENS
13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

VALENTINES DAY MAKERS MARKET
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Annmarie Garden
Details: The Valentine Maker’s Market is THE place to find thoughtful and handmade gifts for all the sweeties in your life. There is always a fabulous variety of options, including small batch chocolates, jewelry, leather goods, pottery, clothing, and so much more! You will find more than 30 vendors offering a wide selection of homemade, handmade or homegrown products, and every vendor is from Maryland. Plus the café will be open!
Event Type: Arts & Craft Fair
Age Group: All Ages / Kid Friendly
Cost: Admission is free
Information: MAKERS MARKET LINK

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 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

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

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

HOME SCHOOL STEM
Date: First Thursday of the Month
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Charles County Public Library – Potomac Branch
Details: Once a month we will have a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activity for early elementary age homeschool students. Join us for fun, learning, and socializing. Both sessions each month will be the same activity. In May we will be doing an Earth Science project.
Event Type: School Age
Age Group: 5-9
Registration: Online
CCPL CALENDAR LINK

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

INDIAN HEAD
4260 Steve's Way Bldg D328 Indian Head, MD 20640

MARTI GRAS MASK- INDIAN HEAD (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: February 1, 2018
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Community Recreation Center
Details: It’s Mardi Gras time! Come make a glitzy carnival mask with sequins and feathers.
Event Type: Craft
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: FREE
Registration: Required (301) 744-4850
Information: MARTI GRAS EVENT LINK

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

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

BLOCK PARTY
Date: FIRST 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 / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: All Ages
Age Group(s): All Ages
Link: CCPL CALENDAR LINK

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

LETS LEARN SPANISH STORYTIME
Date: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH
Time: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: Waldorf West Library
Details: Let’s learn Spanish together! Enjoy an English based storytime with some added Spanish words and watch as our Spanish vocabulary grows. We’ll read books, sing songs, dance and make a craft. It will be fantástico!
Event Type: Family Storytime
Age Group: 3 – 5
CCPL CALENDAR LINK

VALENTINES DAY DREAM DATE GIVEAWAY

Date: Giveaway Open January 26, 2018- February 4, 2018

Details: Enter the dream date giveaway on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlayfulParent/

Rules:
-This giveaway is open January 26- February 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM. One lucky couple will be randomly drawn to win the date night package (Dinner for two, slot for two kids at My Gym and Sip & Shoot Photo session) to be treated to on February 10, 2018.

-LIKE the post and COMMENT what you love most about your sweetheart or use a GIF to show your affection.

-You may enter the giveaway twice! To increase your chances of winning you can enter once on Southern Maryland Restaurants Facebook Page and once on The Playful Parent Facebook Page.

-In order to win contestants MUST be a Playful Parent & Southern Maryland Restaurant Follower. (Check out the sponsor pages: My Gym WaldorfRucci’s & Effigy Photography)

-This Valentine’s giveaway is open to residents in the Southern Maryland area who are 18 years and older. Don’t have to have young kids in the house to win. You can be parents, grandparents or even auties and uncles to win. Even if your partner already entered you still can too!

-SHARE the love with friends by tagging and posting this on your page (NOT Mandatory.)

***This contest was brought to you by the Dream Date Team; Facebook is not affilated with this giveaway.***

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. ***

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

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

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

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

WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.

Dates and Times

January 26-February 4, 2018

Monday-Thursday, noon – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closing at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1)

Show Location and Transportation

Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.
Parking is limited in the area. The best way to get to the Convention Center is by Metro. The closest Metro station is Mt.

Vernon Place/Convention Center. See a guide to parking lots near the Convention Center.

Admission

Adults (13 & over) – $12
Seniors – $10
Children (6-12) $5
children under 6 are free.
E-tickets are available for $12 online at www.washingtonautoshow.com

Military Tribute Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018. FREE tickets will be available to all active-duty military and veterans who present a valid military ID, retired ID, VA ID or DD214 and photo ID.

http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/

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

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

Fri Feb 0 2

TOTSICLES

CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TOTSICLES
Date: FRIDAY’S ONGOING
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
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

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

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
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

CHICK-FIL-A (BRANDYWINE)
16003 Crain Hwy, Brandywine, MD 20613

Date: Friday, February 2, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location: Chick-fil-A Brandywine
Details: Join in the re-opening of the Brandywine Kids Play area!  Bring your kids by for a fun-filled time at the store! The Grand re-opening will be from 2-5 PM.
Information: EVENT LINK

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

Fri Feb 0 2

FAMILY GLOW PARTY

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

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

VALENTINES DAY DREAM DATE GIVEAWAY

Date: Giveaway Open January 26, 2018- February 4, 2018

Details: Enter the dream date giveaway on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlayfulParent/

Rules:
-This giveaway is open January 26- February 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM. One lucky couple will be randomly drawn to win the date night package (Dinner for two, slot for two kids at My Gym and Sip & Shoot Photo session) to be treated to on February 10, 2018.

-LIKE the post and COMMENT what you love most about your sweetheart or use a GIF to show your affection.

-You may enter the giveaway twice! To increase your chances of winning you can enter once on Southern Maryland Restaurants Facebook Page and once on The Playful Parent Facebook Page.

-In order to win contestants MUST be a Playful Parent & Southern Maryland Restaurant Follower. (Check out the sponsor pages: My Gym WaldorfRucci’s & Effigy Photography)

-This Valentine’s giveaway is open to residents in the Southern Maryland area who are 18 years and older. Don’t have to have young kids in the house to win. You can be parents, grandparents or even auties and uncles to win. Even if your partner already entered you still can too!

-SHARE the love with friends by tagging and posting this on your page (NOT Mandatory.)

***This contest was brought to you by the Dream Date Team; Facebook is not affilated with this giveaway.***

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

JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

Date: 1ST & 3RD SATURDAYS
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM
Location: James E.Richmond Science Center
Description: James E. Richmond Science Center previews a full dome show every 1ST & 3RD Saturday.

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

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

WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.

Dates and Times

January 26-February 4, 2018

Monday-Thursday, noon – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closing at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1)

Show Location and Transportation

Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.
Parking is limited in the area. The best way to get to the Convention Center is by Metro. The closest Metro station is Mt.

Vernon Place/Convention Center. See a guide to parking lots near the Convention Center.

Admission

Adults (13 & over) – $12
Seniors – $10
Children (6-12) $5
children under 6 are free.
E-tickets are available for $12 online at www.washingtonautoshow.com

Military Tribute Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018. FREE tickets will be available to all active-duty military and veterans who present a valid military ID, retired ID, VA ID or DD214 and photo ID.

http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/

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

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

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND
8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, MD 20646

ROBOTICS COMPETITION HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUES

Date: February 3, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: College of Southern Maryland (PE and BI Buildings)

Details: Come out to cheer on your favorite team at this years CSM Robotics Challenge. This program was started in 2007 as one of the projects funded through the college’s National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. This event has grown over the years to become the premier robotics competition event in Southern Maryland. Only registered team members and coach are allowed in the arena. Spectators can watch the matches from the bleachers accessible from the second floor.

Event Type: Educational

Age Group: High Competition /All Age Audience

Cost: FREE

Information:

http://stem.csmd.edu/roboticsevents.html

http://stem.csmd.edu/robotics.html

Sat Feb 0 3

TODDLER HAPPY HOUR

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL
5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603

Toddler Happy Hour

Date: Winter Schedule- Saturdays

  •  Lackey Pool- 10:45-11:45 am (Winter session ends March 3rd)
  • Wade Pool 9:15-10:15 am (Winter session ends February 24th)

Details: Enjoy time with your little fish in the zero-depth entry area. Adult required to be in the water with their children.

Age: 3 mos – 5 years

Cost: Resident Fee- FREE

 

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK
MICHAELS CRAFT STORE
3026 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Michael’s Kids Club
Dates: Every Saturday January 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Michael’s Craft Store
Schedule: Feb 3- Love Bug, Feb 10- Valentine’s Day Cards, February 17- Kindness Craft, February 24- Spring Butterflies & Birds. March March 3- Paper Flower, March 10- Easter Egg, March 17- Easter Character, March 24- Yarn Chicks, March 31- Treat Bugs
Event Type: Craft Club
Age Group: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $2
Registration: Walk-in or Register Online
MICHAELS SCHEDULE LINK

HOME DEPOT
12050 Jefferson Farm Pl Waldorf, MD 20601

Valentine Bean Bag Toss

Date: Saturday, Feb 3, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Home Depot Waldorf

Details: Score points with your loved ones and build a Valentine bean bag toss in this hands-on workshop. You and your child can construct a fun bean bag toss game for the whole family to love. Following the bean bag toss game board construction, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. 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. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

Event Type: Workshop

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: FREE

https://www.homedepot.com/workshops/#store/2563

Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Heritage Chocolates, Leonardtown, MD
Details: Get in the Valentine mood by coming out to the shop this Saturday to decorate our homemade raspberry marshmallow hearts dipped in chocolate! Make them fun or festive ♥ The price is $2/heart and we hope you’ll bring the whole family! The shop is dressed in it’s Valentine’s best and we’ll have plenty of other goodies to tempt you while you’re here. Hope to see you Saturday!
Event Type: Workshop
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: $2
https://www.facebook.com/events/363780077405759/

EAGLE BANK ARENA
4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Fairfax!

Dates: Saturday February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. & Sunday  February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Location: EagleBank Arena-  4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $19.00, $40.00, and $50.00. A limited number of $70.00 Gold Circle and $135.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages* are also available. Additional fees and special offers may apply. *V.I.P. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walk-around characters. Ticket prices inclusive of a $2.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available at the EagleBank Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.pawpatrollive.com,

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/

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/

ELITE GYM
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

Date/Time:  Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM &  Every Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
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

TOYS R US
11055 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM -2:00 PM
Location: Toys R Us, Waldorf
Details: Toys R Us is having a free Pokemon Trade & Collect Event on February 3, 2018. Children ages 6 and up can get a free Pokémon Piplup foil card and a Pokemon trading card game poster and more at their local Toys R Us store from 12 to 2 p.m..
https://www.toysrus.com/toys/events/in-store-events

EAGLE BANK ARENA
4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Fairfax!

Dates: Saturday February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. & Sunday  February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Location: EagleBank Arena-  4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $19.00, $40.00, and $50.00. A limited number of $70.00 Gold Circle and $135.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages* are also available. Additional fees and special offers may apply. *V.I.P. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walk-around characters. Ticket prices inclusive of a $2.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available at the EagleBank Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.pawpatrollive.com,

EAGLE BANK ARENA
4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Fairfax!

Dates: Saturday February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. & Sunday  February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Location: EagleBank Arena-  4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $19.00, $40.00, and $50.00. A limited number of $70.00 Gold Circle and $135.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages* are also available. Additional fees and special offers may apply. *V.I.P. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walk-around characters. Ticket prices inclusive of a $2.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available at the EagleBank Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.pawpatrollive.com,

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL
5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603
MID-ATLANTIC INTERNATIONAL A CAPELLA COMPETITION
Date: February 3, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: LaPlata High School
Details: Looking for something fun and entertaining to do this weekend? Cheer on local vocal group the Spartones (St Charles High) and other fierce a Capella as schools from MD, VA, NJ and NY compete for a chance to perform in the semi finals of the ICHSAs.
Event Type: Concert
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: $15 Student ID/ $20 General Admission Ticket
PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

VALENTINES DAY DREAM DATE GIVEAWAY

Date: Giveaway Open January 26, 2018- February 4, 2018

Details: Enter the dream date giveaway on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PlayfulParent/

Rules:
-This giveaway is open January 26- February 4, 2018 at 12:00 PM. One lucky couple will be randomly drawn to win the date night package (Dinner for two, slot for two kids at My Gym and Sip & Shoot Photo session) to be treated to on February 10, 2018.

-LIKE the post and COMMENT what you love most about your sweetheart or use a GIF to show your affection.

-You may enter the giveaway twice! To increase your chances of winning you can enter once on Southern Maryland Restaurants Facebook Page and once on The Playful Parent Facebook Page.

-In order to win contestants MUST be a Playful Parent & Southern Maryland Restaurant Follower. (Check out the sponsor pages: My Gym WaldorfRucci’s & Effigy Photography)

-This Valentine’s giveaway is open to residents in the Southern Maryland area who are 18 years and older. Don’t have to have young kids in the house to win. You can be parents, grandparents or even auties and uncles to win. Even if your partner already entered you still can too!

-SHARE the love with friends by tagging and posting this on your page (NOT Mandatory.)

***This contest was brought to you by the Dream Date Team; Facebook is not affilated with this giveaway.***

AMF WALDORF LANES
11920 Acton Ln, Waldorf, MD 20601
Keep the Fun Rolling
Date: Every Sunday
Time: After 6 PM
Location: Participating AMF Lanes (Including Waldorf)
Details: Just because it’s called the “weekend” doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Visit AMF every Sunday and enjoy a great deal on weekend fun with $3 Games and $3 Shoes.
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

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

WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.

Dates and Times

January 26-February 4, 2018

Monday-Thursday, noon – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, noon – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (closing at 6 p.m. on Feb. 1)

Show Location and Transportation

Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, NW Washington, DC.
Parking is limited in the area. The best way to get to the Convention Center is by Metro. The closest Metro station is Mt.

Vernon Place/Convention Center. See a guide to parking lots near the Convention Center.

Admission

Adults (13 & over) – $12
Seniors – $10
Children (6-12) $5
children under 6 are free.
E-tickets are available for $12 online at www.washingtonautoshow.com

Military Tribute Day

Tuesday, January 30, 2018. FREE tickets will be available to all active-duty military and veterans who present a valid military ID, retired ID, VA ID or DD214 and photo ID.

http://www.washingtonautoshow.com/

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
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

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

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK
CHUCK E CHEESE
3241 Plaza Way, Waldorf, MD 20602

Sensory Sensitive Sundays
Date: First Sunday of the month
Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: Participating Chuck E. Cheese’s location including Waldorf, MD
Details: Chuck E. Cheese’s opens it’s doors two hours early the first Sunday of the month for a special sensory sensitive play time. Chuck E. Cheese’s is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. They now offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month. Their trained and caring staff is there to make sure each guest has a fun filled visit.
The Sensory Sensitive Sundays experience includes:
1. Less crowding and noise
2. Dimmed lighting
3. Show and music turned off or down
4. Limited appearances by Chuck E.
5. Food and games are offered
Link: https://www.chuckecheese.com/deals-offers/sensory-sensitive-sundays

EAGLE BANK ARENA
4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Fairfax!

Dates: Saturday February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. & Sunday  February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Location: EagleBank Arena-  4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $19.00, $40.00, and $50.00. A limited number of $70.00 Gold Circle and $135.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages* are also available. Additional fees and special offers may apply. *V.I.P. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walk-around characters. Ticket prices inclusive of a $2.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available at the EagleBank Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.pawpatrollive.com,

EAGLE BANK ARENA
4500 Patriot Cir, Fairfax, VA 22030

PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure” Coming to Fairfax!

Dates: Saturday February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. & Sunday  February 4, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Location: EagleBank Arena-  4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA 22030

Tickets: $19.00, $40.00, and $50.00. A limited number of $70.00 Gold Circle and $135.00 V.I.P. (Very Important Pup) Packages* are also available. Additional fees and special offers may apply. *V.I.P. Package features premium show seating, a commemorative lanyard and an after-show Meet & Greet with PAW Patrol Live! walk-around characters. Ticket prices inclusive of a $2.50 facility fee.

Tickets are available at the EagleBank Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

For more information, visit www.pawpatrollive.com,

LIVE OUT LOUD YOGA STUDIO
406 Charles St, La Plata, MD 20646

Date: Monday’s January 22, 2018 – March 5, 2018
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: LOL Yoga Studio, LaPlata, MD
Details: Dharma Kid is a small and locally owned business partnering with Live Out Loud Yoga located in the heart of La Plata, Maryland. We are are a youth yoga program that teaches individuals how to discover their unique gifts and talents while sharing it with the WORLD!Dharma Kids is a unique experience because we use movement and expression to explore these gifts through yoga, basic tumbling, dance combinations, creative crafts, journaling, and so much more!’
Event Type: Fitness Class
Age Group: 3-5 Years Old
Cost: 7 Week Session $88 ($14 Drop-In Price)
Registration: Dharmakids@outlook.com
Information:YOGA EVENT LINK

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

Description:CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Mondays
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

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. ***

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TODDLER STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Monday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 2 – 3
Registration: Not required
Cost: Free
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (WEST)
Date: Monday’s
Start Time: 10:45 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / Waldorf West
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
More information visit: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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

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

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

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

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

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/
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/

SCARY STROKES
2960 Technology Place, Waldorf, MD 20601

FAMILY GAME NIGHT- SCARY STROKES

Date: February 5, 2018

Time: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Scary Strokes

Details: Come on out for our popular Family Fun game night! Mini-Golf, Arcade, Board, and Card Games makes a great evening for the entire family at Scary Strokes!
Event Type: FamilyEvent

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: Costs to play golf & arcade games/FREE to play board games

Registration: Walk-ins welcome

Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/581770688825548/

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

Description:BEE MINE
Date: 2/5/2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: CCPL / La Plata Branch
Details:  Come prepare for Valentine’s Day with a sweet story and then learn all about bees, beekeeping, honey and the people who love this fascinating hobby! We’ll give you and your little honeys a fun and delightful evening!
Event Type: Children’s Program
Age Group: 6 – 11
Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop- In
Information:

JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

OUR SKY TONIGHT

Date: First Monday of the Month

Time: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: James E Richmond Science Center, St Charles High School, Waldorf MD Description:

Details: Come out to the planetarium for a new monthly planetarium sky shows, highlighting each month’s featured constellations, stars, and planets. FREE! No ticket required. Presented by Educational Systems Federal Credit Union.

Event Type: Family

Age: All ages

Cost: FREE Registration: Walk- in welcome Information: http://www.ccboe.com/sciencecenter/

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

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

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

GREENWELL FOUNDATION
25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636
Date: Every Tuesday (September 26, 2017- May 1, 2018)
Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
Location: Outdoor Classroom at Clubhouse One
Details: You and your child are invited to meet us at the Greenwell Foundation, every Tuesday morning, for outdoor discoveries and learning, from September to May. Activities include: Sensory Play, Games, Songs, Art, Music, Stories, Seasonal Activities, Dance, and More. Age Group: up to 6 years old
Cost: $5 per child
Registration: Not required. Children attend with their adult
Directions: Enter Greenwell State Park on Rosedale Manor Drive, go straight on the gravel, dirt road, between the fields, and take your first right. Park in the lot straight ahead and look for us in the outdoor classroom on the left.
SILVER DINER
3081 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Kids Night

Date: Tuesday Nights

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Silver Diner

Details: Kid Fun, Family fun, For Everyone! Kids Night offers…exciting themes, games, contests, activities, entertainment and much more! Kids get a free milkshake with kids meal.

Information: http://www.SilverDiner.com/kidsnight

TEXAS ROAD HOUSE (LA PLATA)
103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646

KIDS NIGHT- TEXAS ROADHOUSE
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Texas Roadhouse, La Plata, MD
Description: Round up the lil’ Roadies and join us for our Legendary Kid’s Night:
$1.99 Kid’s Meal, Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Arts & Crafts, Andy Armadillo and THE
Balloon Nerd!!! Kid’s Night is a ton of fun for the whole family so mosey on down to Texas Roadhouse! Please contact us at the restaurant to learn more specific details about this exciting night. *Limit 2 offers per 1 Adult Entree Purchased. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offer. Valid at this location only. Not valid on holidays.*
January Schedule
2nd- Necklaces
9th- Snowman Globe
16th- Penguin Thermometer
23rd- Winter Friends Craft
30th- Snowman Coaster
Event: Family
Age: All Ages
Cost: Activities free, kids meals $1.99, Adult entrees see menu
Information: https://www.texasroadhouse.com/restaurant-

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

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

MOVERS AND SHAKERS STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time will teach toddlers physical and social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 1 – 3
Registration: Not required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Description:PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

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

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

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

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/
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/

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

FUN YOGA
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:45 PM
Location: CCPL / La Plata Branch
Details: Get ready to have fun, get energized, and mimic the world around you using your body in this fun introduction to yoga for children!
Event Type: Kids Fitness
Age Group: Open to children ages 4-9 and their caregivers.
Information

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

ANIME CLUB
Date: First Tuesday of the Month
Time: 6:00 PM
Details: Spend time with your Otaku brothers and sisters on the first Tuesday of the month at Waldorf West. Bring your manga to share, enjoy Pocky, watch an anime, and perfect your manga drawings.!
Event Type: Young Adult
Age Group(s): Teen 12-18, 16+
Information: CCPL CALENDAR LINK

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. ***

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

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

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

HOME SCHOOL JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Wednesday’s (Always check Pump-It-up website first)
Time : 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pump It Up – Waldorf, MD
Details: Special jump open to homeschool students
Cost: $9.90
More Information: https://www.pumpitupparty.com/waldorf-md/calendar/

***ALWAYS CHECK THE PUMP IT CALENDAR FIRST, TIMES MAY CHANGE OR EVENT COULD BE RESCHEDULED ***

DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

STEAM STORYTIME – DAHLGREN LIBRARY (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Time changed to 5 PM)
Location: Dahlgren Library
Details: Join us for a special S.T.E.A.M. storytime every Wednesday evening at 5pm.  STEAM storytimes will be geared towards preschool & kindergarten ages with activities or crafts for hands on learning!
Event Type: Workshop
Age Group: 3-6 Years Old
Cost: FREE
Information: STEAM EVENT LINK

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

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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Wednesday’s
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / PD Brown
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information:
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

Description:PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: WEDNESDAYS
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:45 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

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

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

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

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. ***

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fri Feb 0 9

TOTSICLES

CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TOTSICLES
Date: FRIDAY’S ONGOING
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
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

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

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
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

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

Fri Feb 0 9

FAMILY GLOW PARTY

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

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/

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

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

Fri Feb 0 9

NIGHT TO SHINE

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

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

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

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

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

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

Sat Feb 1 0

TODDLER HAPPY HOUR

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL
5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603

Toddler Happy Hour

Date: Winter Schedule- Saturdays

  •  Lackey Pool- 10:45-11:45 am (Winter session ends March 3rd)
  • Wade Pool 9:15-10:15 am (Winter session ends February 24th)

Details: Enjoy time with your little fish in the zero-depth entry area. Adult required to be in the water with their children.

Age: 3 mos – 5 years

Cost: Resident Fee- FREE

 

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK
MICHAELS CRAFT STORE
3026 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Michael’s Kids Club
Dates: Every Saturday January 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Michael’s Craft Store
Schedule: Feb 3- Love Bug, Feb 10- Valentine’s Day Cards, February 17- Kindness Craft, February 24- Spring Butterflies & Birds. March March 3- Paper Flower, March 10- Easter Egg, March 17- Easter Character, March 24- Yarn Chicks, March 31- Treat Bugs
Event Type: Craft Club
Age Group: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $2
Registration: Walk-in or Register Online
MICHAELS SCHEDULE LINK

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/

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/

ELITE GYM
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

Date/Time:  Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM &  Every Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
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

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

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND
8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, MD 20646

ROBOTICS COMPETITION HIGH SCHOOL LEAGUES

Date: February 10, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM -2:00 PM

Location: College of Southern Maryland (PE and BI Buildings)

Details: Come out to cheer on your favorite team at this years CSM Robotics Challenge. This program was started in 2007 as one of the projects funded through the college’s National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. This event has grown over the years to become the premier robotics competition event in Southern Maryland. Only registered team members and coach are allowed in the arena. Spectators can watch the matches from the bleachers accessible from the second floor.

Event Type: Educational

Age Group: Middle School Competition /All Age Audience

Cost: FREE

Information:

http://stem.csmd.edu/roboticsevents.html

http://stem.csmd.edu/robotics.html

Date: February 10-11, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744

Details: Interact with the peoples of the past.  Soldiers will be drilling, firing muskets, and performing various duties required while stationed at the fort; cooking, guard mount, etc.  There will be civilians about as well, women who are visiting their husbands, and those who are helping with the Ladies Aid Society, as well as others who would have business with the fort.

As you enter the fort, you will be transported back to February 1863, so brush up on your history and come on out.

Plus, the Arlington House Victorian Dance Society will be holding a dance for the soldiers and you from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  You can enjoy the dance, but we would love for you to join in a dance or two as well.  (Ladies a safety issue, please no high heel shoes if you participate.)

EVENT LINK

 

AMC LOWES THEATER
11115 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

SENSORY FRIENDLY FILM
Date: Winter Schedule January – February
Time: Week Day Shows 7:00 PM/Saturday Shows 10:00 AM
Location: AMC Movie Theater, Waldorf, MD
Desciption: AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society of America to offer unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don’t forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

1/9/2018- The Greatest Show
1/23/2018- Ferdinand
1/23/2018- 12 Strong
1/27/2018- Paddington
2/10/2018- Peter Rabbit
2/13/2018- Death Cure
2/24/2018- Peter Rabit
2/27/2018- Black Panther

The theaters typical schedule usually has Saturday films at 10 AM and Tuesday films at 7 PM. Keep in mind things can always change when movie releases are pushed back by studios or we are unable to obtain a booking. In those cases the date for the Sensory Friendly showing typically stays the same but the movie shown may change.
Cost: $
Registration: Buy tickets online or at the box office
Information: https://www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: Patuxent River Naval Air Museum (PRNAM)
This awesome expo marks the first annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) Day at the museum. Organizations will be on hand all day to welcome visitors and children, and to assist with a variety of hands-on demos. Sponsors that have affirmed their involvement include:
• ABSI Defense
• PaxSpace
• NASA Goddard
• Northrop Grumman Corporation
• the Build a Hero Mobile STEAM Bus
• Usborne Books,
• Mathnasium of Dunkirk
• the NAWCAD Mobile Fan Lab
• Narhams Model Rocket Club
• artist Hank Caruso
• aerial photographers Erik Hildebrant and Liz Walter
• St. Mary’s County Arts Council
• Calvert Marine Museum
• The NAWCAD Educational Outreach Office

Event Type: Educational
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Admission to the museum complex is $9 for Adults, $7 for Active Duty Military (with ID) and dependents, Seniors (55 & Older), $4 for kids 5-12; kids 4 & under are free.
Information: TECH EXPO LINK

Date & Time:

February 10, 2018- 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
February 11, 2018- 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center- 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy Fredricksburg, VA 22401

Details: There will also be a bunch of activities for the kids including inflatables, face painting, Fredericksburg’s Largest Indoor Sandbox, fire safety, meet police & fire heroes, petting zoo, pony rides and more!  

Cost: Adults: $8 (At door) / $7 (Advance)
Seniors (60+): $7 (At door) / $6 (Advance)
Kids (Ages 4 – 12): $3 (At door) / $2 (Advance)
Kids 3 & Under: Free

http://www.fredericksburgkidexpo.com/

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Heritage Chocolates, Leonardtown, MD
Details: Our famous Chocolate Dipped Strawberries are BACK in time for Valentine’s Day! Join us for this special event in the shop to decorate your own selection of freshly dipped chocolate covered strawberries! Come for a day date with your sweetheart, or bring the family down for a fun outing! We’ll have tons of toppings to choose from, and you can take them home in our limited edition pink box. Dipped to order: $7.99 for a half dozen or $12.49 for a dozen. (**If you cannot come in to decorate your own, you can call to pre-order your strawberries and pick them up in the shop up until Valentine’s Day**)
Event Type: Workshop
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: $2
https://www.facebook.com/events/363780077405759/

TOYS R US
11055 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM -2:00 PM
Location: Toys R Us, Waldorf
Details: Super fun hero mask giveaway! Build and share LEGO creations.
https://www.toysrus.com/toys/events/in-store-events

B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM
901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21223

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: B&O Railroad Museum
Details: Ever wonder how locomotives and rail cars are moved in and out of the historic 1884 B&O Roundhouse? Watch museum staff operate the 60 foot wooden turntable to move a historic rail car.
Event Type: Educational
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Free with admission
https://www.facebook.com/pg/BandORailroadMuseum/events/?ref=page_internal

DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

PRINCESS AND THE FROG PARTY & MOVIE (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: Dahlgren FFR
Details: Celebrate Mardi Gras, Princess & The Frog style at the Dahlgren Library, followed by a free movie! Beginning at 1 p.m., enjoy crafts and games at the Library. Then at 4 p.m., catch a free showing of The Princess and the Frog at the Dahlgren Theater.
Event Type: Family
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: FREE
Registration: Open to all with base access
Information: EVENT LINK

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

CHARLES COUNTY IMPROV BEE
Date: 2/10/2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: CCPL / West Branch

Details: Come watch the teens from local high schools compete for the BIG award: Best Improvisation Group! Teens will create hilarious skits on the spot based on suggestions in a family-friendly, county-wide competition.

Event Type: Young Adult
Age Group(s): Teen 12-18

Event Link

Date: February 10, 2018

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744

Details: Join the Arlington House Victorian Dance Society as they instruct on the etiquette of Victorian dance.  Join in the dance, instruction is provided, or watch the dance. We ask that participants are a minimum of 10 years old and ladies not wear heels.  Meet us at the Enlisted Men’s Barracks at 1:00 for the step off.

https://www.nps.gov/fowa/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=EC62C7CD-1DD8-B71B-0B546C07B8B8E50E

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

LIFE SIZED GAMES
Date: SECOND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: PD BROWN Library
Details: In this monthly series we play a different life-sized game each month. So far we have played Clue, Chess, Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, Pac-Man and many others. In December we will play Mancala.
Event Type: Family Game Night
Age Group: All Ages
CCPL CALENDAR LINK

MY GYM
1148 Smallwood Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603

Date: February 10, 2018
Time: 6:15 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: My Gym , Waldorf

Details: Parents’ Night Out is Here! Drop your kids off for hours of non-stop fun at My Gym Waldorf. Fun themed Activities includes:

  • Valentine arts-n-crafts
  • Gymnastics & Tumbling
  • Zipline Rides
  • Games
  • Plus Movie & Pizza
  • What’s a Valentine party without a little sweetness: Cupcake Decorating

Event Type:Parents Night Out
Age Group: 3.5 – 10 years old
Cost: $30 Member/ $35 Non-Member
Information: SWEETARTS EVENT LINK

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

AMF WALDORF LANES
11920 Acton Ln, Waldorf, MD 20601
Keep the Fun Rolling
Date: Every Sunday
Time: After 6 PM
Location: Participating AMF Lanes (Including Waldorf)
Details: Just because it’s called the “weekend” doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Visit AMF every Sunday and enjoy a great deal on weekend fun with $3 Games and $3 Shoes.
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

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

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
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

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

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK

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

Date: February 10-11, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: 13551 Fort Washington Road Fort Washington, MD 20744

Details: Interact with the peoples of the past.  Soldiers will be drilling, firing muskets, and performing various duties required while stationed at the fort; cooking, guard mount, etc.  There will be civilians about as well, women who are visiting their husbands, and those who are helping with the Ladies Aid Society, as well as others who would have business with the fort.

As you enter the fort, you will be transported back to February 1863, so brush up on your history and come on out.

Plus, the Arlington House Victorian Dance Society will be holding a dance for the soldiers and you from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.  You can enjoy the dance, but we would love for you to join in a dance or two as well.  (Ladies a safety issue, please no high heel shoes if you participate.)

EVENT LINK

 

Date & Time:

February 10, 2018- 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
February 11, 2018- 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Location: Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center- 2371 Carl D Silver Pkwy Fredricksburg, VA 22401

Details: There will also be a bunch of activities for the kids including inflatables, face painting, Fredericksburg’s Largest Indoor Sandbox, fire safety, meet police & fire heroes, petting zoo, pony rides and more!  

Cost: Adults: $8 (At door) / $7 (Advance)
Seniors (60+): $7 (At door) / $6 (Advance)
Kids (Ages 4 – 12): $3 (At door) / $2 (Advance)
Kids 3 & Under: Free

http://www.fredericksburgkidexpo.com/

LIVE OUT LOUD YOGA STUDIO
406 Charles St, La Plata, MD 20646

Date: Monday’s January 22, 2018 – March 5, 2018
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: LOL Yoga Studio, LaPlata, MD
Details: Dharma Kid is a small and locally owned business partnering with Live Out Loud Yoga located in the heart of La Plata, Maryland. We are are a youth yoga program that teaches individuals how to discover their unique gifts and talents while sharing it with the WORLD!Dharma Kids is a unique experience because we use movement and expression to explore these gifts through yoga, basic tumbling, dance combinations, creative crafts, journaling, and so much more!’
Event Type: Fitness Class
Age Group: 3-5 Years Old
Cost: 7 Week Session $88 ($14 Drop-In Price)
Registration: Dharmakids@outlook.com
Information:YOGA EVENT LINK

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

Description:CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Mondays
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

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. ***

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TODDLER STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Monday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 2 – 3
Registration: Not required
Cost: Free
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (WEST)
Date: Monday’s
Start Time: 10:45 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / Waldorf West
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
More information visit: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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

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

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

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

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

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/
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/

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

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

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

GREENWELL FOUNDATION
25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636
Date: Every Tuesday (September 26, 2017- May 1, 2018)
Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
Location: Outdoor Classroom at Clubhouse One
Details: You and your child are invited to meet us at the Greenwell Foundation, every Tuesday morning, for outdoor discoveries and learning, from September to May. Activities include: Sensory Play, Games, Songs, Art, Music, Stories, Seasonal Activities, Dance, and More. Age Group: up to 6 years old
Cost: $5 per child
Registration: Not required. Children attend with their adult
Directions: Enter Greenwell State Park on Rosedale Manor Drive, go straight on the gravel, dirt road, between the fields, and take your first right. Park in the lot straight ahead and look for us in the outdoor classroom on the left.
SILVER DINER
3081 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Kids Night

Date: Tuesday Nights

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Silver Diner

Details: Kid Fun, Family fun, For Everyone! Kids Night offers…exciting themes, games, contests, activities, entertainment and much more! Kids get a free milkshake with kids meal.

Information: http://www.SilverDiner.com/kidsnight

TEXAS ROAD HOUSE (LA PLATA)
103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646

KIDS NIGHT- TEXAS ROADHOUSE
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Texas Roadhouse, La Plata, MD
Description: Round up the lil’ Roadies and join us for our Legendary Kid’s Night:
$1.99 Kid’s Meal, Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Arts & Crafts, Andy Armadillo and THE
Balloon Nerd!!! Kid’s Night is a ton of fun for the whole family so mosey on down to Texas Roadhouse! Please contact us at the restaurant to learn more specific details about this exciting night. *Limit 2 offers per 1 Adult Entree Purchased. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offer. Valid at this location only. Not valid on holidays.*
January Schedule
2nd- Necklaces
9th- Snowman Globe
16th- Penguin Thermometer
23rd- Winter Friends Craft
30th- Snowman Coaster
Event: Family
Age: All Ages
Cost: Activities free, kids meals $1.99, Adult entrees see menu
Information: https://www.texasroadhouse.com/restaurant-

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

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

MOVERS AND SHAKERS STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time will teach toddlers physical and social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 1 – 3
Registration: Not required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Description:PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

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

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

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

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/
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/

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

FUN YOGA
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:45 PM
Location: CCPL / La Plata Branch
Details: Get ready to have fun, get energized, and mimic the world around you using your body in this fun introduction to yoga for children!
Event Type: Kids Fitness
Age Group: Open to children ages 4-9 and their caregivers.
Information

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

CRAFTY CREATURES : VALENTINES DAY
Date: 2/13/2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: CCPL / La Plata Branch
Details: Know a thing or two about sewing? Or do you know nothing at all? Want to make something awesome? Then Crafty Creatures is the program for you! Come join us as we make stuffed felt hearts or a cute critter! All materials will be provided.
Event Type: Children’s Program
Age Group: 9 – 11

Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop-In
Information: EVENT LINK

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Location: CCPL- Waldorf West Branch

Details: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.
Event Type: Family Story time
Age Group: 2 and up
AMC LOWES THEATER
11115 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

SENSORY FRIENDLY FILM
Date: Winter Schedule January – February
Time: Week Day Shows 7:00 PM/Saturday Shows 10:00 AM
Location: AMC Movie Theater, Waldorf, MD
Desciption: AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society of America to offer unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don’t forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

1/9/2018- The Greatest Show
1/23/2018- Ferdinand
1/23/2018- 12 Strong
1/27/2018- Paddington
2/10/2018- Peter Rabbit
2/13/2018- Death Cure
2/24/2018- Peter Rabit
2/27/2018- Black Panther

The theaters typical schedule usually has Saturday films at 10 AM and Tuesday films at 7 PM. Keep in mind things can always change when movie releases are pushed back by studios or we are unable to obtain a booking. In those cases the date for the Sensory Friendly showing typically stays the same but the movie shown may change.
Cost: $
Registration: Buy tickets online or at the box office
Information: https://www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films

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. ***

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

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

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

HOME SCHOOL JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Wednesday’s (Always check Pump-It-up website first)
Time : 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pump It Up – Waldorf, MD
Details: Special jump open to homeschool students
Cost: $9.90
More Information: https://www.pumpitupparty.com/waldorf-md/calendar/

***ALWAYS CHECK THE PUMP IT CALENDAR FIRST, TIMES MAY CHANGE OR EVENT COULD BE RESCHEDULED ***

DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

STEAM STORYTIME – DAHLGREN LIBRARY (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Time changed to 5 PM)
Location: Dahlgren Library
Details: Join us for a special S.T.E.A.M. storytime every Wednesday evening at 5pm.  STEAM storytimes will be geared towards preschool & kindergarten ages with activities or crafts for hands on learning!
Event Type: Workshop
Age Group: 3-6 Years Old
Cost: FREE
Information: STEAM EVENT LINK

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

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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Wednesday’s
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / PD Brown
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information:
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

Description:PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: WEDNESDAYS
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:45 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

WALDORF FIRST BAPTIST
10045 Bunker Hill Rd, Waldorf, MD 20603

MONTHLY MEET UP MOMS CLUB WALDORF NORTH WEST

Date: 2nd Wednesday of Every Month (2/14, 3/14, 4/11 & 5/9)

Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Location: First Baptist of Waldorf, Bunker Hill Road, Waldorf, MD

Details: Join us for our monthly get together the 2nd Wednesday of each month September through May. We will have a story and a craft. We will also talk about what’s coming up in the club. Feel free to bring a snack to share but it isn’t required. (This group is not affiliated with a religious group)

Event Type: Mom Support

Cost: FREE

Information: EVENT LINK

MONTHLY MEET UP MOMS CLUB WALDORF NORTH WEST
Date: 2ND Wednesday of the Month
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: First Baptist of Waldorf, Bunker Hill Road, Waldorf, MD
Details: Join us for our monthly get together the 2nd Wednesday of each month September through May. We will have a story and a craft. We will also talk about what’s coming up in the club. Feel free to bring a snack to share but it isn’t required.
Event Type: Mom Support
Cost: FREE

INDIAN HEAD
4260 Steve's Way Bldg D328 Indian Head, MD 20640

MAKER ACTIVITY SOCK TEDDY- INDIAN HEAD (BASE ACCESS ONLY)

Date: February 14, 2018
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: NSF Indian Head- Library

Details: Sew into someones’ heart a cute little teddy bear made from a pair of socks. For ages 8 and up. Please call to register as supplies are limited.
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Age Group: All Ages
Registration: Not Required
Information: www.navymwrindianhead.com/programs

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

Description:CRAFTY KIDS: LOVE MONSTERS
Date: 2/14/2018
Time: 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Location:  Charles County Public Library / Potomac Branch
Details: Love is in the air! Create cute one-of-a-kind love monsters out of yarn and pipe cleaners in honor of Valentine’s Day.Event Type: Kids Craft
Age Group: 6 – 11
Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop-In
Information: EVENT LINK

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

PARENTS NIGHT OUT: VALENTINE’S – PUMP IT UP

Date: February 14, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Pump It Up

Details: Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special edition of Parents’ Night Out! Enjoy date night while the kids bounce around with us. We’ll have pizza, arts and crafts, games, and more!
Event Type: Parents Night Out

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: $20 per child/$15 per sibling

Registration: We strongly recommend pre-registration for this event.

Information: EVENT LINK

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Art Exploration

Date: 3rd Thursday

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: CCPL – Potomac Branch

Details: Join us for an afternoon of art history and a hands-on art project. Attendees will learn about a different artist each month and what made why their art is so unique and then get to create to make your own one of a kind art inspirations.

Event Type: Art

Age Age Group: 6 -14

Registration: Must sign- up prior to class

Contact: Laura Johnson Contact Number: 301-375-7375

Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Art Exploration

Date: 3rd Thursday

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Location: CCPL – Potomac Branch

Details: Join us for an afternoon of art history and a hands-on art project. Attendees will learn about a different artist each month and what made why their art is so unique and then get to create to make your own one of a kind art inspirations.

Event Type: Art

Age Age Group: 6 -14

Registration: Must sign- up prior to class

Contact: Laura Johnson Contact Number: 301-375-7375

Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603
COMIC BOOK CLUB
Date: February 15, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Waldorf West Library
Details: Comic book fans of all ages can get together to talk about all things comic books and superheroes in TV and Film. Special topic discussion, play a comic-based game, and participate in another podcast.
Event Type: Club
Ages Age Group: All Ages
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. ***

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fri Feb 1 6

TOTSICLES

CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TOTSICLES
Date: FRIDAY’S ONGOING
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
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

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

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
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

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

Fri Feb 1 6

FAMILY GLOW PARTY

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

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/

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM
901 W Pratt St, Baltimore, Maryland 21223

Date: February 16, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Location: B&O Railroad Museum
Details: In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the B&O offers a special day with a train ride at 12 noon. Plan to bring your family and friends for a round trip ride along the first commercial mile of railroad track laid in America, recognized as the birthplace of American railroading. With paid admission, First Class tickets are $10 adults, $6 children (ages 2 – 12), $4 B&O members; Coach Class tickets are $3 adults, $2 for children (ages 2 – 12) and FREE for B&O Members. Please note that rides are not guaranteed with your visit and that the Museum reserves the right to change or cancel rides without notice due to inclement weather or equipment malfunctions.
Event Type: Educational
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: Free with admission
B&O EVENTS LINK

ST CHARLES TOWNE CENTER
11110 Mall Cir, Waldorf, Maryland 20603

MOMS CLUB CC SOUTH MALL MEET UP

Date: February 16, 2018

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: St. Charles Towne Center

Details: Meet up to read a story and play with other moms in the area.

https://www.facebook.com/events/914363208726045/

Fri Feb 1 6

FAMILY FLOAT NIGHT

DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

FAMILY FLOAT NIGHT (BASE ACCESS ONLY)

Date: Friday, Feb 16, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: Aquatics Center- 212 Jenkins Rd, Bldg 1193, Dahlgren, VA 22448

Details: Bring your inflatable to pool for relaxation, fun and a movie!  February’s feature is Beauty & The Beast.  Open to all with base access.  For more information call 540-653-8088.

https://www.navymwrdahlgren.com/activity/508a3a11-6cdb-4c51-9371-978b1f692ba2

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TEEN RETRO GAME NIGHT

Date: THIRD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: CCPL – West Branch

Details: Celebrate the end of a long week at our teen-only after hours event. Play a classic video game, Foosball or even a tabletop game with friends.

Complimentary snacks provided by The Silver Diner of Waldorf.

Event Type: Teen

Age Group: 2-18

http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

CHARLES COUNTY PARKS & REC CENTER
8190 Port Tobacco Road, Port Tobacco, Maryland 20677

SWEETHEARTS PRE-SCHOOL PROM
Date: February 16, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Location: Charles County Parks & Recreation Center
Details: Join us for a night to remember! Begin your night with red carpet photos taken by our staff, followed by an evening of dancing, games, and light refreshments. Cap off the night with the always popular Sweet Heart’s Prom Parade. All children must be accompanied by a loved one.Event Type: Family
Age Group: Age 2-6
Cost: Resident Fee: $15 • Non-Resident Fee: $17 • Drop-In: $20

https://www.facebook.com/events/343602912775737/

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

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

JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

Date: 1ST & 3RD SATURDAYS
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:45 PM
Location: James E.Richmond Science Center
Description: James E. Richmond Science Center previews a full dome show every 1ST & 3RD Saturday.

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

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

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

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

Sat Feb 1 7

TODDLER HAPPY HOUR

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL
5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603

Toddler Happy Hour

Date: Winter Schedule- Saturdays

  •  Lackey Pool- 10:45-11:45 am (Winter session ends March 3rd)
  • Wade Pool 9:15-10:15 am (Winter session ends February 24th)

Details: Enjoy time with your little fish in the zero-depth entry area. Adult required to be in the water with their children.

Age: 3 mos – 5 years

Cost: Resident Fee- FREE

 

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK
MICHAELS CRAFT STORE
3026 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Michael’s Kids Club
Dates: Every Saturday January 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Michael’s Craft Store
Schedule: Feb 3- Love Bug, Feb 10- Valentine’s Day Cards, February 17- Kindness Craft, February 24- Spring Butterflies & Birds. March March 3- Paper Flower, March 10- Easter Egg, March 17- Easter Character, March 24- Yarn Chicks, March 31- Treat Bugs
Event Type: Craft Club
Age Group: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $2
Registration: Walk-in or Register Online
MICHAELS SCHEDULE LINK

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/

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/

ELITE GYM
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

Date/Time:  Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM &  Every Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
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

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

FAMILY STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: 3rd Saturday of the Month
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Charles County Library- Waldorf West
Details: This story time is a monthly program that is scheduled for every 3rd Saturday and includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 45 minute program and a simple craft is included.
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group(s): All Ages
Registration: Not required
Cost: Free
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

MYTHICAL CREATURE HUNT
Date: February 17, 2018
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Charles County Library- Potomac Branch
Details: Hunt for mythical creatures hidden in the library. We will follow clues uncovering the whereabouts of unicorns, dragons, and more!Event Type: Children’s Program
Age Group: 6 – 11
Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop-In
Information: EVENT LINK

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

301 DERBY DAMES VS. MORGANTOWN ROLLER VIXEN

Date: February 17, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM

Location: Charles County Fairgrounds

Details: Doors open at 5pm, and the whistle blows at 6pm! Expect to see hard hits, fancy footwork, and fast paced jams. This is going to be the best Saturday night out, and is family friendly too. The game will be held at the Charles County Fairgrounds.

Tickets: Buy your tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3223565

Cost: (Tickets will be $12 at the door so make sure you get them early! Kids 5 and under are FREE with paid adult. Tickets are non-refundable.)

https://www.301derbydames.com/

ELITE GYM
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

Date: Third Saturday of the month

Time: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Location: Elite Details: Kids Night at Elite Our fun-filled kid nights include gymnastics, arts and crafts, and games based around a fun theme. Fee covers activities, pizza, and drinks.

Event Type: Kids Night

Age Group: Age 5-14

Cost: Resident Fee $15; Non Resident: $17 Registration: Online Information: https://www.charlescountyparks.com/sites/charlescountyparks.com/files/recreation/guide/guide.pdf?pdf=Guide

KIDS NIGHT ST. JOSEPHS

Date: February 17, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM -10:00 PM

Location: St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Pomfret, MD

Details: Give your kids a night out- filled with food, film, faith, and fun! Dinner and a movie along with games, crafts, and so much more will keep your kids busy.

Event Type: Children’s Program

Cost:

One Child: $15.00
Two Children: $26.00
Three Children:  $33.00
Four or more: $36.00

Register: http://.fs19.formsite.com/StJoseph/form33/index.html

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

AMF WALDORF LANES
11920 Acton Ln, Waldorf, MD 20601
Keep the Fun Rolling
Date: Every Sunday
Time: After 6 PM
Location: Participating AMF Lanes (Including Waldorf)
Details: Just because it’s called the “weekend” doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Visit AMF every Sunday and enjoy a great deal on weekend fun with $3 Games and $3 Shoes.
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

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

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
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

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

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

Sun Feb 1 8

FROZEN DAY OF PLAY

ANNMARIE SCULPTURE GARDENS
13470 Dowell Rd, Dowell, Maryland 20629

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time: Noon – 4:00pm
Details: Drop in for a family day of play and creativity as we explore the wonders of winter and ice through a variety of art projects, pretend play, investigations, and more! From frosty face painting, to a frozen treasure hunt, to guided winter walks, kids of all ages will delight in this sensory seasonal experience. They can even play in the snow flurries outside! Drop in and escape the winter blues with us!
Art Activities: Build-a-Flurry, Snowman Buffet, Woodland masks, Ice Painting, Face Painting
Pretend Play: Hibernation Station, Winter Games—table top fun and games to enjoy with your family, Ice Princess meet and Greet
Outdoor Active Play: Ice Treasure Hunt, Fun in the Flurries, Snowball Fights, Polar Plunge

Cost: $5 per person; Members free; kids 1 & under free; no pets

Registration: Walk-In Welcome

http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/content/frozen-day-play-0

Sun Feb 1 8

RAPTOR BRUNCH

RAPTOR BRUNCH (MEMBERS ONLY)

Date: February 18, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Location: Education Center, 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD

Join the Accokeek Foundation on Sunday, February 18 to take your brunch game to new heights. Enjoy a brunch buffet at the Education Center while you meet some of the fierce and feathered rescues of the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center. See 3 birds of prey (including a bald eagle!) up close and learn more about what makes each raptor so unique, and how YOU can get involved in conservation efforts to save them and their habitats.

Click here to purchase tickets for $20 each. Members will receive an email with the access code. Not a member? No problem! Visit https://accokeekfoundation.org/memberships/ to join today.

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

LIVE OUT LOUD YOGA STUDIO
406 Charles St, La Plata, MD 20646

Date: Monday’s January 22, 2018 – March 5, 2018
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: LOL Yoga Studio, LaPlata, MD
Details: Dharma Kid is a small and locally owned business partnering with Live Out Loud Yoga located in the heart of La Plata, Maryland. We are are a youth yoga program that teaches individuals how to discover their unique gifts and talents while sharing it with the WORLD!Dharma Kids is a unique experience because we use movement and expression to explore these gifts through yoga, basic tumbling, dance combinations, creative crafts, journaling, and so much more!’
Event Type: Fitness Class
Age Group: 3-5 Years Old
Cost: 7 Week Session $88 ($14 Drop-In Price)
Registration: Dharmakids@outlook.com
Information:YOGA EVENT LINK

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. ***

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

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

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

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

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

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/
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/

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

CAPITAL ONE ARENA
601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time of Performance:  

Wednesday, February 14th @ 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, February 15th @ 10:30 a.m., 7:30 p.m.

Friday, February 16th @ 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 17th @ 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 18th @ 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 19th @ 12:30 p.m.

Location: 

Capital One Arena, formerly known as Verizon Center, 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Tickets Start at: $20

SAVE $5 WITH COUPON CODE: BLOG

To order tickets by phone: 1-800-745-3000

To order tickets online:  www.ticketmaster.com

WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY PARADE
Date: February 19, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Alexandria, VA
Details: The nation’s largest George Washington Birthday parade marches a one-mile route through the streets of Old Town Alexandria. This community parade honors one of the Alexandria’s favorite sons. First responders to the June 2017 shooting that occurred during a practice for a congressional baseball game will serve as the parade’s grand marshals.
Event Type: Parade/Festival
Age Group: All Ages
Cost: FREE
Information: For more information, including parking, maps, route and status, visitwww.washingtonbirthday.net

MY GYM
1148 Smallwood Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603
MOONBOUNCE MONDAY PIZZA & PLAY
Date: February 19th 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: My Gym, Waldorf

Details: Scream & Shout…School is OUT! When school is out, come to My Gym for our special drop-off events. Our drop-off events are jammed packed with fun and activities for children ages 3½ -10 yrs. old. Activities include moon-bounce play, jump & tumble PLUS Pizza!
Age Group: 3yrs 6mos to 11yrs
Cost: Lifetime Members – $20/Non-Members Welcome – $25/Sibling discount apply
MY GYM
1148 Smallwood Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603
MOONBOUNCE MONDAY PIZZA & PLAY
Date: February 19th 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Location: My Gym, Waldorf

Details: Scream & Shout…School is OUT! When school is out, come to My Gym for our special drop-off events. Our drop-off events are jammed packed with fun and activities for children ages 3½ -10 yrs. old. Activities include moon-bounce play, jump & tumble PLUS Pizza!
Age Group: 3yrs 6mos to 11yrs
Cost: Lifetime Members – $20/Non-Members Welcome – $25/Sibling discount apply

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

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

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

GREENWELL FOUNDATION
25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636
Date: Every Tuesday (September 26, 2017- May 1, 2018)
Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
Location: Outdoor Classroom at Clubhouse One
Details: You and your child are invited to meet us at the Greenwell Foundation, every Tuesday morning, for outdoor discoveries and learning, from September to May. Activities include: Sensory Play, Games, Songs, Art, Music, Stories, Seasonal Activities, Dance, and More. Age Group: up to 6 years old
Cost: $5 per child
Registration: Not required. Children attend with their adult
Directions: Enter Greenwell State Park on Rosedale Manor Drive, go straight on the gravel, dirt road, between the fields, and take your first right. Park in the lot straight ahead and look for us in the outdoor classroom on the left.
SILVER DINER
3081 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Kids Night

Date: Tuesday Nights

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Silver Diner

Details: Kid Fun, Family fun, For Everyone! Kids Night offers…exciting themes, games, contests, activities, entertainment and much more! Kids get a free milkshake with kids meal.

Information: http://www.SilverDiner.com/kidsnight

TEXAS ROAD HOUSE (LA PLATA)
103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646

KIDS NIGHT- TEXAS ROADHOUSE
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Texas Roadhouse, La Plata, MD
Description: Round up the lil’ Roadies and join us for our Legendary Kid’s Night:
$1.99 Kid’s Meal, Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Arts & Crafts, Andy Armadillo and THE
Balloon Nerd!!! Kid’s Night is a ton of fun for the whole family so mosey on down to Texas Roadhouse! Please contact us at the restaurant to learn more specific details about this exciting night. *Limit 2 offers per 1 Adult Entree Purchased. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offer. Valid at this location only. Not valid on holidays.*
January Schedule
2nd- Necklaces
9th- Snowman Globe
16th- Penguin Thermometer
23rd- Winter Friends Craft
30th- Snowman Coaster
Event: Family
Age: All Ages
Cost: Activities free, kids meals $1.99, Adult entrees see menu
Information: https://www.texasroadhouse.com/restaurant-

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

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

MOVERS AND SHAKERS STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time will teach toddlers physical and social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 1 – 3
Registration: Not required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Description:PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

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

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

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

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/
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/

LA PLATA LIBRARY
2 Garrett Ave, La Plata, MD 20646

FUN YOGA
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 2:00 PM- 2:45 PM
Location: CCPL / La Plata Branch
Details: Get ready to have fun, get energized, and mimic the world around you using your body in this fun introduction to yoga for children!
Event Type: Kids Fitness
Age Group: Open to children ages 4-9 and their caregivers.
Information

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

Tue Feb 2 0

YOUNG MOMS CLUB

YOUNG MOMS CLUB

Date: Every 3rd Tuesday of the Month

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:First Baptist Church of Waldorf, Bunker Hill Road

Details: Gather with other moms to share the joys and craziness of life. Make new friends and enjoy a free, home cooked meal together, make a craft and more, while your little ones are cared for by trusted volunteers.

Event: Support group

Age Group: Moms

Cost: FREE

Registration: charvass@aol.com

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. ***

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

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

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

HOME SCHOOL JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Wednesday’s (Always check Pump-It-up website first)
Time : 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: Pump It Up – Waldorf, MD
Details: Special jump open to homeschool students
Cost: $9.90
More Information: https://www.pumpitupparty.com/waldorf-md/calendar/

***ALWAYS CHECK THE PUMP IT CALENDAR FIRST, TIMES MAY CHANGE OR EVENT COULD BE RESCHEDULED ***

DAHLGREN NAVY BASE
6090 Jenkins Rd, Dahlgren, VA 22448-5140, United States

STEAM STORYTIME – DAHLGREN LIBRARY (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM (Time changed to 5 PM)
Location: Dahlgren Library
Details: Join us for a special S.T.E.A.M. storytime every Wednesday evening at 5pm.  STEAM storytimes will be geared towards preschool & kindergarten ages with activities or crafts for hands on learning!
Event Type: Workshop
Age Group: 3-6 Years Old
Cost: FREE
Information: STEAM EVENT LINK

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

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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Wednesday’s
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / PD Brown
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information:
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

Description:PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: WEDNESDAYS
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:45 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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/

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/
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/

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

THREE HOUR BUBBLE JUMP
Date : 2/22/2018
Time : 10:00 AM – 1:00 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/

 

MY GYM
1148 Smallwood Dr, Waldorf, MD 20603

MY GYM FREE TRAIL CLASS
Date: January 22, 2018
Time: 5:00 PM – 5:50 PM
Location: My Gym, Waldorf, MD

Details: Kids LOVE My Gym! We are not just a “play” place. We run age appropriate structured weekly classes that incorporates music, games, gymnastics, and tons of original activities.
Event Type: Gym Class
Age Group: Gymsters ages 23 months – 2.5 yrs.
Registration: Limited number of slots, so sign up early!

EVENT LINK

Thu Feb 2 2

GILLS CLUB

CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM
14200 Solomons Island Rd S, Solomons, MD 20688

GILLS CLUB
Date: 2/22/2018
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Calvert Marine Museum
Details:

Gills Club Meeting

January 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Calvert Marine Museum is proud to announce the addition of a new free program for girls interested in learning more about sharks. Gills Club is a STEM-focused program from the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy (AWSC) with activities designed for girls ages 7 – 12. Meetings will be held from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. in the Harms Gallery. Preregistration is required. See link to register. AWSC is raising awareness about white sharks as a keystone species of the ocean ecosystem. It was established to support white shark research and education programs to ensure that this important species thrives. Meeting will be held on Thursdays, December 21, 2017; January 25, 2018; February 22, 2018; March 15, 2018, and April 26, 2018.

For more information, email Mindy.Quinn@calvertcountymd.gov.

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

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

PERLER BEAD CREATIONS
Date: 2/22/2018
Time: 6:00 PM -7:00 PM
Location: Charles County Library- PD Brown Branch
Details: We’re having fun with Perler Beads! You create the design and we’ll fuse it together. Take your creation home and show it off to your friends!
Event Type: Family Fun
Age Group: 6 – 11
Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop-In
Information: EVENT LINK

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602
Date: February 22, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: CCPL – P.D. Brown Branch
Details: Come make some slime in the library and keep the results. Or make a mind jar (a tool to help you relax and stay calm). Enjoy making them with your friends and take yours home to continue the relaxation.
Event Type: Craft Workshop
Age Group: 6 – 11
Cost: FREE
Registration: Drop-In Welcome
Information: Calendar Link

 

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. ***

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fri Feb 2 3

TOTSICLES

CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TOTSICLES
Date: FRIDAY’S ONGOING
Time: 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
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

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

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
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

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

Fri Feb 2 3

FAMILY GLOW PARTY

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

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/

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

CAPITAL CLUB HOUSE
3033 Waldorf Market Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

ROCK N ROLL SKATE

Date: ***HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE LAST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH***

Time: 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Capital Clubhouse, Waldorf, MD 20603

Cost: $12 (Includes Skate Rental)

Details: Come out for a fun night on the ice with dazzling strobe lights, fun music and glow sticks the last Friday of every month! No discount passes, or coupons.

Info: http://www.charlescountyparks.com/ Be sure to call before attending to make sure that the Rock n Roll Skate night is still on

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

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

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

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

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

Sat Feb 2 4

TODDLER HAPPY HOUR

ST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOL
5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603

Toddler Happy Hour

Date: Winter Schedule- Saturdays

  •  Lackey Pool- 10:45-11:45 am (Winter session ends March 3rd)
  • Wade Pool 9:15-10:15 am (Winter session ends February 24th)

Details: Enjoy time with your little fish in the zero-depth entry area. Adult required to be in the water with their children.

Age: 3 mos – 5 years

Cost: Resident Fee- FREE

 

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK
MICHAELS CRAFT STORE
3026 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Michael’s Kids Club
Dates: Every Saturday January 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Michael’s Craft Store
Schedule: Feb 3- Love Bug, Feb 10- Valentine’s Day Cards, February 17- Kindness Craft, February 24- Spring Butterflies & Birds. March March 3- Paper Flower, March 10- Easter Egg, March 17- Easter Character, March 24- Yarn Chicks, March 31- Treat Bugs
Event Type: Craft Club
Age Group: Ages 4 and up
Cost: $2
Registration: Walk-in or Register Online
MICHAELS SCHEDULE LINK

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/

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/

ELITE GYM
2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601

Date/Time:  Saturday’s 12:00 PM -12:45 PM &  Every Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
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

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

AMC LOWES THEATER
11115 Mall Cir, Waldorf, MD 20603

SENSORY FRIENDLY FILM
Date: Winter Schedule January – February
Time: Week Day Shows 7:00 PM/Saturday Shows 10:00 AM
Location: AMC Movie Theater, Waldorf, MD
Desciption: AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society of America to offer unique movie showings where they turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! Our Sensory Friendly Film program is available on the second and fourth Saturday (family-friendly) and Tuesday evenings (mature audiences) of every month. Please check your local theatre listings for specific showtimes, and don’t forget to share your family fun with #AMCSensoryFriendly.

1/9/2018- The Greatest Show
1/23/2018- Ferdinand
1/23/2018- 12 Strong
1/27/2018- Paddington
2/10/2018- Peter Rabbit
2/13/2018- Death Cure
2/24/2018- Peter Rabit
2/27/2018- Black Panther

The theaters typical schedule usually has Saturday films at 10 AM and Tuesday films at 7 PM. Keep in mind things can always change when movie releases are pushed back by studios or we are unable to obtain a booking. In those cases the date for the Sensory Friendly showing typically stays the same but the movie shown may change.
Cost: $
Registration: Buy tickets online or at the box office
Information: https://www.amctheatres.com/programs/sensory-friendly-films

“Fuel your Future with STEAM”

February 24th
10:00am – 4:00pm
Girls of all ages will be immersed in a day of exciting STEAM
Cost: FREE
Location: Village Green Pavilion, 100 Walter Thomas Road, Indian Head

Save the Date!
February 24th will be a day filled with engaging speakers and hands-on STEAM activities dedicated to empowering girls and young women towards careers in STEAM.
The Town of Indian Head Parks & Recreation Commission is partnering with industry leaders and experts in STEAM to bring attendees a comprehensive overview of how to get involved in STEAM, what STEAM is and how these fields can be used for personal career development.

Elementary School/ Middle School /High School

  • Interested in hearing from innovative women panelists
  • Motivational presentations to inspire young women
  • Hands-on STEAM demonstrations
  • Lunch vouchers for 12:30pm meal provided at 10am Check-In.

To register contact Councilman Smith at curtis@townofindianhead.org

EVENT LINK

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

FAMILY STORY TIME (PD Brown)
Date: 4th Saturday of the Month
Time: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Location: Charles County Library- PD Brown
Details: This story time is a monthly program that is scheduled for every 4TH Saturday and includes books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for children of multiple ages and their parents. This is a 45 minute program and a simple craft is included.
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group(s): All Ages
Registration: Not required
Cost: Free
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602
STILL WE RISE

Date: Saturday February 24, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location: James E Richmond Science Center

Details: Come out and see this full dome show about influential African Americans in flight. Show times at 5:15 PM  and 6:30 PM.

Event Type: Educaitonal

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: Admission $10/Members $5/3 and under FREE

Information: http://www.ccboe.com/sciencecenter/still-we-rise/

PUMP IT UP
109 Post Office Road B, Waldorf, MD 20602

WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Date : Most Saturdays & Sundays (Always check Pump It Up site first)
Time : 9:30 AM – 10:40 AM
Location: Pump It Up Waldorf
Details : WAKE UP AND GO JUMP- PUMP IT UP
Cost: $9.90 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. ***

AMF WALDORF LANES
11920 Acton Ln, Waldorf, MD 20601
Keep the Fun Rolling
Date: Every Sunday
Time: After 6 PM
Location: Participating AMF Lanes (Including Waldorf)
Details: Just because it’s called the “weekend” doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Visit AMF every Sunday and enjoy a great deal on weekend fun with $3 Games and $3 Shoes.
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

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

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
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

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

FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY
3443 Rockefeller Ct, Waldorf, MD 20602
Times: SUNDAYS-12:00 PM – 6:00 PM/ Saturday 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
FAMILY PLACE TO PLAY LINK

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

LIVE OUT LOUD YOGA STUDIO
406 Charles St, La Plata, MD 20646

Date: Monday’s January 22, 2018 – March 5, 2018
Time: 1:15 PM
Location: LOL Yoga Studio, LaPlata, MD
Details: Dharma Kid is a small and locally owned business partnering with Live Out Loud Yoga located in the heart of La Plata, Maryland. We are are a youth yoga program that teaches individuals how to discover their unique gifts and talents while sharing it with the WORLD!Dharma Kids is a unique experience because we use movement and expression to explore these gifts through yoga, basic tumbling, dance combinations, creative crafts, journaling, and so much more!’
Event Type: Fitness Class
Age Group: 3-5 Years Old
Cost: 7 Week Session $88 ($14 Drop-In Price)
Registration: Dharmakids@outlook.com
Information:YOGA EVENT LINK

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. ***

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

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

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

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

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

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/
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/

Join Calvert County for the most delicious week of winter, Feb. 16-25, 2018! Calvert County’s restaurants are ready and eager to participate this year and have already created special menus for this popular event.

Restaurant Week patrons can enter a drawing for prizes by completing an online feedback form or filling out response cards at participating restaurants.

Visit www.ChooseCalvert.com/RestaurantWeek for full event details including a list of participating restaurants, menus, a mapping feature showing restaurant locations and frequently asked questions.

Don’t miss the opportunity to try new food or enjoy an old favorite!

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

Description:CUDDLE TIME STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Mondays
Time: 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM
Details: This story time will introduce a love for books, songs, movement and playful activities. It is designed for children ages birth to 24 months and their parents. This is a 20 minute program.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: Birth – 2
Registration: Not Required
Cost: Free
More Information: Charles County Library Event Link

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

TODDLER STORY TIME (WALDORF WEST LIBRARY)
Date: Monday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time encourages emerging literacy skills through books, songs, fingerplays, and flannel board stories. It is designed for 2 and 3 year olds and their parents. This is a 30 minute program that includes a simple craft.
Library: CCPL / West Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 2 – 3
Registration: Not required
Cost: Free
More Information: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

WALDORF WEST LIBRARY
10405 Odonnell Pl, Waldorf, MD 20603

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME (WEST)
Date: Monday’s
Start Time: 10:45 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Description: Story Time is a weekly “must” for children ages 2 to 5. Each program includes book reading, dancing & music, flannel board activities, and tons of fun!
Library: CCPL / Waldorf West
Event Type: Preschool
Age Group(s): 2 – 5
Registration: Non-Required
More information visit: http://host.evanced.info/charles/evanced/eventcalendar.asp

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

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

GREENWELL FOUNDATION
25420 Rosedale Manor Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636
Date: Every Tuesday (September 26, 2017- May 1, 2018)
Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM
Location: Outdoor Classroom at Clubhouse One
Details: You and your child are invited to meet us at the Greenwell Foundation, every Tuesday morning, for outdoor discoveries and learning, from September to May. Activities include: Sensory Play, Games, Songs, Art, Music, Stories, Seasonal Activities, Dance, and More. Age Group: up to 6 years old
Cost: $5 per child
Registration: Not required. Children attend with their adult
Directions: Enter Greenwell State Park on Rosedale Manor Drive, go straight on the gravel, dirt road, between the fields, and take your first right. Park in the lot straight ahead and look for us in the outdoor classroom on the left.
SILVER DINER
3081 Festival Way, Waldorf, MD 20601

Kids Night

Date: Tuesday Nights

Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Silver Diner

Details: Kid Fun, Family fun, For Everyone! Kids Night offers…exciting themes, games, contests, activities, entertainment and much more! Kids get a free milkshake with kids meal.

Information: http://www.SilverDiner.com/kidsnight

TEXAS ROAD HOUSE (LA PLATA)
103 Drury Dr, La Plata, MD 20646

KIDS NIGHT- TEXAS ROADHOUSE
Date: Every Tuesday
Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Location: Texas Roadhouse, La Plata, MD
Description: Round up the lil’ Roadies and join us for our Legendary Kid’s Night:
$1.99 Kid’s Meal, Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Arts & Crafts, Andy Armadillo and THE
Balloon Nerd!!! Kid’s Night is a ton of fun for the whole family so mosey on down to Texas Roadhouse! Please contact us at the restaurant to learn more specific details about this exciting night. *Limit 2 offers per 1 Adult Entree Purchased. Dine in only. Not valid with any other offer. Valid at this location only. Not valid on holidays.*
January Schedule
2nd- Necklaces
9th- Snowman Globe
16th- Penguin Thermometer
23rd- Winter Friends Craft
30th- Snowman Coaster
Event: Family
Age: All Ages
Cost: Activities free, kids meals $1.99, Adult entrees see menu
Information: https://www.texasroadhouse.com/restaurant-

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

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

PD BROWN LIBRARY
50 Village St, Waldorf, MD 20602

MOVERS AND SHAKERS STORY TIME (PD BROWN BRANCH)
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Details: This story time will teach toddlers physical and social skills, listening comprehension, and the foundations of reading through letters, numbers, and vocabulary!
Library: CCPL / P.D. Brown Branch
Event Type: Parent/Child
Age Group: 1 – 3
Registration: Not required
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

POTOMAC LIBRARY
3225 Ruth B Swann Dr, Indian Head, MD 20640

Description:PRESCHOOL STORYTIME- POTOMAC BRANCH
Date: Tuesday’s
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: CCPL / Potomac Branch-Potomac Meeting Room
Details: Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on experiments to learn about shadows!
Event Type: Preschool Storytime
Age Group: 2 – 5
Information: https://ccplonline.org/about/events

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

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

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

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/
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/