***ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK WITH EVENTS FOR DATES, TIMES AND INFORMATION. SOMETIMES THEY CHANGE OR ARE CANCELED WITHOUT NOTIFICATION TO THE PLAYFUL PARENT***
SENSORY TIME- SKYZONE
Date: 2nd Saturday of Every Month
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: Skyzone, Waldorf, MD
Details: Enjoy the freedom of jumping in quieter, relaxing environment for those of special needs.
Cost: $13 Per PersonST CHARLES HIGH SCHOOLhttps://theplayfulparent.org/event/toddler-happy-hour-3/5305 Piney Church Road, Waldorf, MD 20603
TODDLER HAPPY HOUR SWIM- CCPR FREE SWIM
Date: WINTER SCHEDULE- Saturdays
- Wade Pool Saturday’s January 5, 2019 – February 23, 2019 (9:15 AM -10:15 AM)
- Lackey Pool- Saturday’s January 5 , 2019 – March 2 , 2019 (10:45 AM -11:45 AM )
Details: Enjoy time with your little fish in the zero-depth entry area. Adult required to be in the water with their children. Keep in mind weather contingent. If Charles County Schools are closed so is the pool.
Age: 3 months – 5 years
Cost: Resident Fee- FREE ages 3-5/ $2 per adulthttps://theplayfulparent.org/event/morning-out-kids-project-ar-workshop-2-2-2/
FAMILY VALENTINES DAY CRAFT
Date: SATURDAY, January 26, 2019
Time: 9:300 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: AR Workshop, La Plata MD
Details :Join us at AR Workshop and bring the family for a Valentine’s Crafternoon! Make a Plank Sign, Plank Wood Tray, Round Wood Sign or Tray, Wood Photo Frame, Pedestal Tray, Youth Plank Sign, or our specialty Wooden Valentines (available only in limited workshops!)
**This special event is not eligible for promotions or coupons. REGISTRATION REQUIRED to guarantee your spot!
ALL AGES WELCOME!!!
REGISTRATION REQUIRED to guarantee your spot and allow us time to prepare your design!
Cost: Projects start at $15https://theplayfulparent.org/event/kids-expo-fredericksburg/
KIDS EXPO – FREDERICKSBURG
Date: February 9 – 10 , 2019
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Saturday / 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sunday
Location: Fredericksburg Expo Center- 2371 Carl D. Silver Parkway , Fredericksburg, VA
Details: Gather information on new adventures, sports clubs and fitness, learning centers, toys and games, safety products, health and nutrition, pediatricians, martial arts, dancing, day cares, schools, natural products, activity equipment, camps and much more for kids of all ages.
There will also be a bunch of activities for the kids including: Meet Dinosaurs, Feed Butterflys, Try Musical Instruments, golf and gymnastics plus check out inflatables, fire safety, meet police & fire heroes and more! More attractions will be added – keep checking for the full list!
Event Type: Family Fun
Age Group: All Ages
Registration: Purchase Tickets here
Cost: General Admission $6/ Senior $5/ Kids $2/ Group $5https://theplayfulparent.org/event/creative-writing-for-kids/
CREATIVE WRITING FOR KIDS (BASE ACCESS ONLY)
Date: 2nd & 4th Saturdays
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: JBA Library – Andrews
Details: Join in this fun club that focuses on learning and exploring creative writing in a fun way.
Event Type: Military Family
Age Group: 7+
Cost: FREEELITE GYMhttps://theplayfulparent.org/event/elite-gym-parent-toddler-drop-in-3/2745 Old Washington Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601
Time: 12:00 AM – 12:45 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/recreationEDWARD T HALL AQUATIC CENTERhttp://www.co.cal.md.us/index.aspx?nid=397130 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**
Playful Parent Guide:https://theplayfulparent.org/2017/01/22/edward-t-hall-aquatic-center-our-little-trip-to-paradise/https://theplayfulparent.org/event/micahels-makebreak/
Date: Most Saturdays January – March
- January 5, 2019- Snowman Mason Jar
- January 12, 2019- Snowman Slime
- February 9, 2018- Slime Your Heart Out
- February 16, 2019- Family Tree Canvas
- February 23, 2019- Spring Slime
- March 2, 2019- Charming Bird House
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Details: Enjoy a fun craft provided by Michael’s Craft store.
Event Type: Arts & Crafts
Age Group: Ages 3 and up
Registration: Walk-In Welcomehttps://theplayfulparent.org/event/paws-to-read-5/
PawS to Read
When: 2ND Saturdays Starting- January 12, 2019 – 3:15 PM – 3:15 PM
Where: CCPL / La Plata Branch in
Description: This program for ages 5-14 lets them read to a furry friend who is a great listener. Improved reading skills and confidence are the goals. All dogs are certified therapy dogs. Recommended for ages 5-9 and 10-14. You must register for this event.