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

  • 01
    01.January.Wednesday

    FULL DOME SHOW AT THE JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    01/01/2020
    JAMES E RICHMOND SCIENCE CENTER
    5305 Piney Church Rd, Piney Church Rd, Waldorf, MD 20602

    Date: Wednesdays & Thursdays
    Time: 6:00 PM
    Location: James E.Richmond Science Center
    Description:

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

    Link

  • 01
    01.January.Wednesday

    WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT WATKINS REGIONAL PARK

    5:00 PM-9:30 PM
    01/01/2020

    WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT WATKINS REGIONAL PARK

    Date: November 29, 2019-January 1, 2020

    Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Location: Watkins Regional Park, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland

    Price: Tickets range from $5 per car or van to $30 per bus, see website for details.

    Information: Join in celebrating the 30th anniversary of Watkins Park’s Winter Festival of Lights by driving thru a spectacular holiday display of more than one million lights and one of the tallest tree displays in Maryland. Participants are encouraged to bring a canned or nonperishable good to be donated to a local food bank.

    WINTER FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AT WATKINS REGIONAL PARK- LINK

  • 01
    01.January.Wednesday

    A VERY RETRO CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM
    01/01/2020

    A VERY RETRO CHRISTMAS EXHIBIT

    Date: Everyday December 1, 2019 – January 5, 2020 (CLOSED Dec 24 & 25)

    Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Location: Piney Point Light House Museum

    Details: Enjoy a family friendly holiday exhibit inside the museum and keeper’s quarters. This year’s theme is “A Very Retro Christmas” where visitors can see “retro” exhibits featuring holidays over the years. This event is a fun visitor experience where you can see a very unique Christmas Exhibit in the museum setting.

    Event Type: Holiday

    Cost: Adults -$7.00; seniors, students and military – $3.50 and 5 years and under – FREE

  • 01
    01.January.Wednesday

    CHRISTMAS DOLLS AND TRAINS EXHIBIT

    12:00 PM-4:00 PM
    01/01/2020

    CHRISTMAS DOLLS AND TRAINS EXHIBIT AT ST CLEMENTS

    Date: December 1-January 5 (Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas)

    Time: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

    Location: St. Clements Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Road, Coltons Point, MD

    Details: Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this festive holiday display inside the museum. This event is a fun visitor experience where you can see a unique Christmas Exhibit in the museum setting and recapture or share your youth by running the model trains.

    This year’s exhibit will be all about Christmases in St. Mary’s County and how it has been celebrated by locals in the past. Visitors can try their hand as a conductor by running some of the model trains, play with dolls, write Santa a letter, read a Christmas story, and more.

    The Black-eyed Susan Doll Club of Southern Maryland will have collections of antique and modern dolls on display. The life-like, hand-crafted felt creations of doll maker, R. John Wright,will be featured. There will also be an exhibit highlighting popular dolls and from the Victorian Era,1920’s, 1950’s and 1980’s.

    Santa and Mrs. Claus will setup their train-set and dollhouses for the Christmas season.

    Look for “Holiday Touch Zones.” Operate an O scale and a G scale Lionel train sets. Touch and learn about the different types of dolls children played with long go.

    Price:  $3 Adults/ $1.50 Children 6 – 18, FREE Children 5 and under

    Link

  • 01
    01.January.Wednesday

    GLOW JUMP- PUMP IT UP

    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    01/01/2020