Things to do with the kids this weekend Feb 28 to March 3

This weekend there is lots of fun to be had, but the event not to miss is the Chesapeake Family LIFE Camp Fair at Annapolis Area Christian School in Annapolis! In addition, we have more top picks for February 28 to March 3 as well!

From Monster Jam, A Dinosaur Open House and a puppet show of "The Mitten" to Women's History Month at the B&O Train Museum in Baltimore, there is something for everyone!

Thursday, February 28

Morning Music with Mar
This music and movement class activates all areas of the brain for little ones. The songs teach basic social, motor, language, and cognition skills in a 45-minute class where children participate with their caregiver. $10. 11 a.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis.

Storytime STEM for Preschool
Learn about a STEM topic through storytime books and hands on learning activities. Come and join in the fun! 6:30 p.m. Maryland City at Russett Community Library, Laurel.

Friday, March 1

Mother/Son Dance
Moms and sons can come out for a fun-filled evening of music, dancing, light refreshments and a professional photo opportunity. Dress attire is Semi-Formal. $35. 6:30–8:30 p.m. Pip Moyer Recreation Center, Annapolis.

Monster JamMonster Jam
March 1–3. This adrenaline-charged family event features some of the most recognizable trucks in the world including Grave Digger, Max-DTM and more. $26–$86. Fri. 7 p.m.; Sat. 1 and 7 p.m. Sun. 1 p.m. Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore.

Saturday, March 2

Chesapeake Family LIFE Camp Fair
Visit with 50 camp representatives to find the perfect summer camp for your kids. Lots of fun activities and discounts available from some camps when you register that day. Free. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Annapolis Area Christian School, Annapolis.

Pajama Story Time
It’s Read-Across-America Day! The Annapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority shares Seuss favorites, African folk tales, and books about African-Americans in history. Includes snacks and take-home books. $5 ages 2 and up. 7–8:30 p.m. The Chesapeake Children's Museum, Annapolis.

Peter and the Wolf
The BSO musicians must outwit a fearsome wolf that threatens orchestra and audience alike. The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians become the characters as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids on the edge of their seats. $15–$20. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore.

Weekend Walk-In: Beaded Beast
Make a beaded mosaic of your pet at this series of monthly hands-on, drop-in, art-making workshops in the AVAM. 1–4 p.m. American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore.

Home and Garden Show
March 2–3 and 8–10. Meet contractors, garden experts, demonstrations, living classroom with projects for children, petting zoo and more. $12; $3 ages 6–12; free, ages 5 and under. Maryland State Fairgrounds, Timonium.

Dinosaur Park Open House
Check out the Dinosaur Park on the first and third Saturday of every month! Noon–4 p.m. Dinosaur Park, Laurel.

Discovery Stage Series featuring Silly Goose & Val
Children and adults alike will get in on the fun and learning in this humorous, fast-paced musical adventure featuring puppets, ventriloquism, dancing, and singing! $5. 1:30–2 p.m. Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore.

Once on this Island jr
March 2–3, 9–10, 16–17. With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, "Once On This Island, Jr." is a highly original theatrical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairy tale, "The Little Mermaid. $10. 1 p.m. (Mar. 9, 16 4:30 p.m.) Children's Playhouse of Maryland, Baltimore.

Sunday, March 3

A Home For Warm, Fuzzy & Prickly
Investigate where animals go in the winter and share in your child’s delight as we re-enact a winter classic, “The Mitten,” through an engaging puppet show. $10 child, $5 adult. 3 p.m. Preregistration required. Robinson Nature Center, Columbia.

Celebrate Women's History Month
March is Women’s History month at the B&O. Come and learn about the contributions women made to the B&O and the modern history of women in the railroading industry. B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore.

Dickens’s David Copperfield
Through March 31. Follow Davy Copperfield on his childhood adventures in 19th-century England. Whether at home with his mother, at boarding school, working in a London bottling factory, or making his epic escape across the English countryside, Davy shows his resilience and determination to find a loving home. $17–$35. Imagination Stage, Bethesda.

Be sure to check out our full Calendar of Events for more fun stuff to do this weekend!

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