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Looking for art classes, camps, and fun events to engage children this summer? Regardless of age, the Baltimore metro area offers kids plenty of artistic activities to keep the days and evenings packed!
Aside from the traditional Easter egg hunts, there’s lots of fun ways for kids to celebrate the Easter holiday in Baltimore this year.
Summer is getting closer and that means parents need help planning what activities their kids should participate in this summer.
This March is Irish-American Heritage Month and with the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, there’s no better time to teach kids about the history and culture of Ireland. From the annual parade to arts and crafts at the library to a day of history visiting Irish immigrant landmarks, there’s no shortage of activities in Baltimore that will help kids learn more about the Irish and St. Patrick’s Day.
With numerous fun, inexpensive activities and restaurants in Baltimore that are senior citizen friendly, there’s no reason not to treat grandparents to a day around town. Take the opportunity to learn more about where you come from while enjoying some of the best highlights Baltimore has to offer.
With the right resources, finding a new job in Baltimore doesn’t have to be stressful or feel overwhelming. This go-to list features the best resources available to job hunters in the city including one-stop job resource centers, leading-edge career development programs, essential computer training and more – everything you need to make your next job search a success.
Cold weather can be the perfect excuse for kids to stay indoors and busy themselves with sedentary activities like television and video games. Enough of the excuses! It’s time to get our kids moving. Here are some easy tips for keeping children active during the colder months.
The biggest holiday of the year for many Asian cultures, Lunar New Year falls on Feb. 10, 2013 and officially starts the “Year of the Snake.” Both in Baltimore and in the surrounding area, numerous communities will be gathering for this epic celebration of Asian culture, history and arts. Whether you’re just interested in learning more or would like to take an active role in the festivities, check out this list for the best options for celebrating the Lunar New Year locally.
If you’re feeling guilty about leaving your dog home alone all day, many offices in the Baltimore region are warming up to the idea of welcoming dogs into the workforce as an added perk to both employees and pets. If you’re seeking a new dog-friendly workplace, start your job search with these companies.
Joining a Baltimore homeschool group is not just about giving children access to group activities to build socialization skills. These organizations also provide parents with support, education, advice and the best resources for home educators and their families in the area. These are the cream of Baltimore’s homeschooling crop.
While letting the kids cook may sound like a disaster in the making, allowing them to prep ingredients is a chance to bring learning into the kitchen. Use measuring spoons to enhance math skills and work on spelling with unique ingredients. If there’s a little mess, cleaning up is a great way to teach responsibility. Baltimore’s chefs understand how important it is to get kids in the kitchen, so they offered up these great cooking ideas just for families.
Dress up the whole family and prepare for a night, or afternoon, on the town this New Year’s Eve. The Baltimore area hosts several safe, alcohol-free alternatives for parents and kids who want to have fun while celebrating the countdown to 2013. These are the best family friendly parties for you and yours this New Year’s Eve.