Things to do with kids this weekend: April 16-22
Find all kinds of fun things to do and activities for kids and families in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Here are our top picks for the week of April 16 through April 22.
And make sure to look for great date night ideas in our list of events just for grownups.
Animal Craft Safari
Learn about giraffes and make a craft. Register by April 13. $5, plus $13-18 admission. 11-11:45am. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, Baltimore. 410-396-7102, marylandzoo.org
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Baysox in-season celebration of Pi(e) Day. Team honors student mathematicians and pays homage to pies. $7-15. 6:35pm. Prince George's Stadium, Bowie. baysoxshop.com
Bay Bridge Boat Show
April 17-19. Demo boat rides, simulated paddle and surfboard rides, children's activities, brokerage boats, equipment and accessory vendors, food and more. $12. Children 12 and under free. Fri. and Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun., 10am-5pm. Bay Bridge Marina, Stevensville. usboat.com/bay-bridge-boat-show/home
Bethesda Literary Festival
April 17-19. Readings by literary personalities, writing and poetry contests, family and children's activities and more. Free. See website for schedule. Venues throughout downtown Bethesda. bethesda.org.
Kids Night at the Clay Bakers
Make a fancy fish bowl. Price includes pizza and a project. Drop-off program. Ages 6 and up. Reservations required. $20. 6-8pm. The Clay Bakers, Annapolis. 410-990-0244, theclaybakers.com/Annapolis-Events.html
Campfire at Watkins Nature Center
Nature tales and roasted marshmallows. Ages 2 and up. Registration required. $3-4. 7-8:30pm. Watkins Nature Center, Upper Marlboro. 301-218-6702, pgparks.com/Things_To_Do/Nature/Watkins_Nature_Center.htm
Kicks for Chase
Soccer game pits University of Maryland Baltimore County against Villanova. Game raises money for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Free, donations accepted. 7pm. Retriever Soccer Park, University of Maryland, Baltimore County in Catonsville. arcncr.org
Bugsy Malone, Jr.
April 17-26, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Tongue-in-cheek tribute to the roaring 1920s featuring more than 30 kids from Anne Arundel County and beyond. $12-15. Fri. and Sat., 7:30pm; Sat. and Sun., 2pm. Children's Theatre of Annapolis, Annapolis. 410-757-ACT1, cta.ticketleap.com
More Friday events
Click next below for events Saturday April 18-Wednesday April 22