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Free events for the family in November

More free events in November

Fall Hike W18 Friday

Getting Ready for Winter
Nov. 18-19. Drop-in program. Learn what the animals at Patuxent are doing to prepare for the cold. Hands on games and activities. Free. 10am-1pm. Patuxent WIldlife Center, Laurel. 301-497-5887, fws.gov/refuge/Patuxent

19 Saturday

Mario Kart Tournament
Compete against friends to win prizes and become the ultimate Mario Kart champion. Ages 8-12. Registration required. Free. 10am-noon. Calvert Library, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291, calvert.lib.md.us/pf.html

Thanksgiving Storytime
Readings of “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey” and “The Great Thanksgiving Escape.” Coloring and Thanksgiving activities. Free. 11am. Barnes and Nobles, Annapolis. 410-573-1115, stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061824894-0

Holiday Craft Fair
Food tastings, handcrafted gifts and more. Free. 10am-3pm. Historic Oakland, Columbia. 410-730-4744, goo.gl/FF0aan

Thanksgiving Crafts
Celebrate what you are thankful for with a take-home craft. Free. 1-4pm. Odenton Library. 410-222-6277, aacpl.net/location/odenton

Harbor Holiday Movies
Showing of “The Santa Clause,” rated PG. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Free. 2pm. National Harbor. 1-877-628-5427, nationalharbor.com/movies-on-the-potomac

21 Monday

teen talk WTeen Talk
Play games, study or just hang out. For teens. Free. 4:30-6pm. Glen Burnie Library. 410-222-6270, aacpl.net/location/glenburnie

22 Tuesday

I’m Thankful
Stories, songs and crafts all about being thankful. 18-36 months. Free. 9:30am. Annapolis Library. 410-222-1750, aacpl.net/location/annapolis

23 Wednesday

Gobble Gobble Craft
Decorate a turkey for your Thanksgiving holiday table. Free. 10am-4pm. Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library, Annapolis. 410-222-1770, aacpl.net/location/eastport

25 Friday

Christmas on the Square
Holiday festivities, music, entertainment, sleigh rides, live nativity, petting zoo, stories with Mrs. Claus and Santa’s arrival. Free. 5pm. Leonardtown Square, Leonardtown. 301-475-9791, visitstmarysmd.com/events-entertainment/christmas-on-the-square-and-annual-christmas-tree-lighting

Post Turkey Perambulation
A 4-mile hike of the Glendening Nature Preserve including rarely seen views, the largest tree, the Galloway Creek floodplain and the Swarth Boardwalk. Registration required. Free. 1-4pm. Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. 410-741-9330, jugbay.org

Nov. 25-Jan. 1 (except Dec. 24 and 25). More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with a light show set to music. Also live music, tasty winter treats, and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. Free. 8am-7pm. National Zoo, Washington, D.C. 202-633-4888, nationalzoo.si.edu/visit/hours

26 Saturday

BAZAART Holiday Art Market
One-of-a-kind holiday art market with over 100 featured artists and craftspeople. Free. 10am-5pm. American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore. 410-244-1900, avam.org/news-and-events/events/bazaart.shtml

Harbor Holiday Movies
Showing of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” rated PG. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Free. 2pm. National Harbor. 1-877-628-5427, nationalharbor.com/movies-on-the-potomac

27 Sunday

Grand Illumination – City Tree Lighting
The lighting of the Annapolis tree. Santa, live performances, refreshments and more. Free. 5:30-8pm. Market Space at the Market House, Annapolis. Annapolisbusinessassoc.com

Holidays at Homestead Gardens
Nov. 26-Dec. 18, Sat. and Sun. Themed trees, live music and magical main street decorated with lights, colors and sounds of the season. Visit Santa, pick your own tree and more. Some events require a fee. 10am-6pm. Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. 410-798-5000, homesteadgardens.com

28 Monday

National History Day Project Help
Help with finding primary sources, historical newspapers, reference materials, books and more for National History Day projects. Registration required. Free. 6:30pm. Odenton LIbrary. 410-222-6277, aacpl.net/location/odenton

29 Tuesday

Nature Tots: Gobble Gobble
Nov. 29 and 30. Learn about Turkeys in an interactive program with stories, songs and crafts. Ages 5-7. Registration is required. Free. 10:30-11am. Patuxent WIldlife Center, Laurel. 301-497-5887, fws.gov/refuge/Patuxent

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Wear your pajamas and bring your stuffed animal for a sleepover. After an evening storytime, tuck your animals in and say goodnight. Come back in the morning to see what mischief they got into overnight. Free. 6pm. Odenton Library. 410-222-6277, aacpl.net/location/odenton

Wiz Kids
Theme based on the White House. Activities in science, technology, art, engineering and math. Free. 6:30-7:30pm. Calvert Library, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291, calvert.lib.md.us/evanced.html

For more activities this month visit our calendar of events.

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