Family events are starting to sprout like the flowers of spring in Baltimore. Charm City provides fun and exciting events that involve adults as well as kids. From Fed Hill to Canton, some of these special activities provide a unique experience to explore some of what Baltimore has to offer. These events are not only right around the corner, but also right down the street from where you live!

Free Family Sunday
Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive,
Baltimore, MD 21218

Dates: Every Sunday, including April 10th, 17th and 24th

The Baltimore Museum of Art is offering an event called Free Family Sunday. People will be able to sculpt clay figures as they look to Matisse for artistic inspiration. The Baltimore Museum of Art provides Sunday activities that the entire family will enjoy. These events are always free, and they specialize in utilizing and exploring the creative side of visitors with their hands-on workshops. Children will be able to tap into their creative side, as will their parents, in a non-stop fun activity.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum
35 Market Place,
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 727-8120

Dates: Every Tuesday and Thursday, starting at 11:30 am

Join Port Discovery for Circle Time, which is a signature interactive story time session at the museum. The event provides singing and dancing and is recommended for ages 6 and under. Circle Time starts at 11:30 am every Tuesday and Thursday. Port Discovery Children’s Museum ranks among the top 15 children’s museums in the United States according to Parents Magazine. Port Discovery also provides children ample time to discover areas to climb, along with exploring a 3-story urban tree house. This museum supports the national initiative which helps children learn about healthy food choices and promotes physical activity.

Here, There, & Everywhere
B&O Railroad Museum

901 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21223
(410) 752-2490
Dates: Tuesday-Friday, April 1-20, from 10:00 am-noon

The educational connection known as Here, There, & Everywhere explores movement and motion, as well as teaches children about the various paths of travel. The Here, There, & Everywhere program is a series that is kid friendly and provides an ample amount of learning for children. The B&O Railroad has expanded its museum over the years and plays host to a record number of visitors to its campus who want to view priceless collections. Public programs and a state-of-the-art approach to culture and historical train pieces make this museum a fun experience for kids and adults!

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Monumental Helicopters
7505 General Aviation Drive, Suite 100,
Fort Meade, MD 20755
(410) 491-4354

Dates: Starting April 4th

Explore tours of the Baltimore area around the Inner Harbor, historical neighborhoods and the entire downtown area. Starting April 4th and into the summer, visitors are able to be flown between the high rises and historical neighborhoods in Charm City! Monumental Helicopters welcomes kids of all ages to join in on the fun and take a ride. Children under two may be seated on an adult’s lap as long as they are over the 35 pound minimum limit.

Third Thursdays In Federal Hill
42 E. Cross St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(443) 961-6391

Fed Hill provides a unique blend of rare items and exciting potential gifts. With every third Thursday in 2016, Federal Hill Shops, galleries and boutiques are open until 8 pm for specials. Adult families can enjoy specials such as wine and cheese from select parings and extra promotions that participating stores may offer. Plus, certain participating restaurants and shops provide 10% off dinner when a special postcard signed by three local businesses is presented. Third Thursdays is a perfect event that not only allows family members to go out and about, but families will be able to support local businesses while entertaining the palate.

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