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Valentine's Day in Maryland

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Happy Valentine's Day! Share the love this holiday with one of the fun events going on around Maryland. Whether it's a storytime or activity with the whole family, or an intimate event with that special someone in your life, this roundup of Valentine's Day events has something for everyone.

Check out all the fun holiday events taking place in Annapolis, Baltimore, and other locations around Maryland.

Some events may fill up quickly. Remember to register in advance and call ahead to verify.

 

Storytimes, Crafts and Activities

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Valentine's Paint Party - 2018
Feb. 2. Guided paint instruction by Artist Katie Detrich. Ticket includes face painting, balloon animal, Chick-fil-a catered dinner, candy bar, cupcakes and double canvas painting. $44.28. 6:30-8:30pm. Welcome to Neverland School of Imagination, Annapolis. facebook.com/events/165370300862223

Happy Valentine's Day - 2018
Feb. 8. Celebrate red and hearts with songs, rhymes, and a story. Free. 10:30am. Annapolis Library. 410-222-1750, aacpl.net

Make and Take Valentine's Day Crafts - 2018
Feb. 10. Create your own Valentine's Day card or an artistic craft for the holiday. Free. 9am. Edgewater Library. 410-222-1538, aacpl.net

Valentine's Day Storytime and Crafts - 2018
Feb. 10. Featured titles are, Click, Clack, Moo-I Love You. Followed by Valentine's Day themed activities. Free. 11am. Barnes and Noble, Annapolis. 410-573-1115, barnesandnoble.com

Craft a Card - 2018
Feb. 10. Create a 3D Valentine's Day Card. Ages 11-16. Registration required. 11-11:45am. Free. East Columbia Express Branch, Columbia. 410-313-7700, hclibrary.org/locations

Valentine's Day Crafts - 2018
Feb. 10. Create special valentines for the ones you love. Free. 1-3pm. Odenton Library. 410-222-6277, aacpl.net

Littles' Day: Be My Valentine - 2018
Feb. 10. Special Valentine’s activities including dancing and singing with the Kindersinger, interactive theater workshop, kid friendly yoga, face painting and more. $15.95. 10am-5pm. Port Discovery, Baltimore. Portdiscovery.org

The Human Heart - 2018
Feb. 10. Learn about the anatomy and physiology of the human heart via STEM activities. Ages 9-12. Free. 3-4pm. Central Branch Library, Columbia. 410-313-7800, hclibrary.org

Chocolate Bingo - 2018
Feb. 12. Celebrate your Library Love with Chocolate Bingo. Sweet treats for all. Free. 6:30pm. Deale Library. 410-222-1925, aacpl.net

A Special Valentine - 2018
Feb. 13. Stories, songs, games and some special crafts to make your Valentine's Day fun. Free. 9:30am. Annapolis Library. 410-222-1750, aacpl.net

Kids Club: Lets Decorate a Cookie - 2018
Feb. 13. Children culinary workshop using all natural ingredients. Registration required. $5. 11-11:45am. Whole Foods Market, Annapolis. 410-573-1800

BEE My Valentine Storytime - 2018
Feb. 14. Celebrate Valentine's Day learning about the amazing little honey bee through stories, songs and activities. Free. 10:30am. Severna Park Library. 410-222-6290, aacpl.net

A Slightly Hairy Valentine's Day - 2018
Feb. 14. Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Love Monster, then enjoy stories, songs, and a craft. Ages 2-5. Free. 1:30-2pm. East Columbia Express Branch, Columbia. 410-313-7700, hclibrary.org/locations

Valentine's Day Preschool Bingo - 2018
Feb. 14. Win some sweets and treats enjoying preschooler bingo fun. Free. 3pm. Riviera Beach Library. 410-222-6285, aacpl.net

Will You Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown - 2018
Feb. 14. Showing of the G-rated movie, "Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown,", light refreshments and arts and crafts. $5; Non-residents $7. 6:30-8pm. Beltsville Community Center. 301-937-6613, pgparks.com

I’m with Cupid! Archery - 2018
Feb. 17. Improve your balance, mental focus, coordination, upper body strength, and relaxation with archery in a beautiful park setting. Free. 11am-2pm. Riversdale House Museum, Riverdale Park. 301-864-0420, pgparks.com

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Couples Date Night- Cheese and Wine - 2018
Feb. 9. Join American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional Mia Jones as she pairs cheese and chocolate. Registration required. $25. 6:30-8pm. Whole Foods Market, Annapolis. 410-573-1800, wholefoodsmarket.com

A Valentine’s Sip & Print! with Artist Cindy Winnick - 2018
Feb. 9. Make your own original Valentine’s cards with guided paint instruction. Bring your own beverages and snacks to enjoy during the workshop.​ Ages 21 and older. $55. 6:30-8:30pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org

Valentine's 5K - 2018
Feb. 10. 5K race for all levels. Check website for race costs. 10am. Kinder Farm Park, Millsersville. annapolisstriders.org/event/valentines-5k

Chocolate Lovers' Tea - 2018
Feb. 10. Quality tea fare and loose leaf tea, featuring chocolate. You can also see the exhibit, Civil War Soldiers: Discovering the Men of the 25th United States Colored Troops. Reservations required by Feb. 7. $30. 11am. Montpelier Mansion/Historic, Laurel. 301-377-7817, Pgparks.com

Take a Chance on Love - 2018
Feb. 11. Take a chance and celebrate Valentine’s Day with a concert of the greatest love songs and arias from renowned operas and popular music. Ages 21 and older. $45; students $25. 3pm. Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. 410-263-5544, marylandhall.org

Lips, Locks, and Body Language - 2018
Feb. 14. Deceptive analysis expert Lena Sisco will help you become fluent in body language. She will reveal how to spot hidden emotions in facial expressions and how to tell if someone’s body language is open or closed, and why it’s important to read. Complimentary cocktail, sweet treats, have your lip print analyzed and more. Ages 18 and older. $35. 6pm. The International Spy Museum, Washington D.C. 202-393-7798, spymuseum.org