Tag: kids

Yoga Storytelling for Kids at Everyman

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Yoga Storytelling

catch of the day fish (2)We’ll admit, when we first saw that Everyman Theatre was offering a yoga and storytelling series, we immediately got excited, thinking it was for adults. After all, we love yoga— and how fit, relaxed, and overall healthy it makes us. But we’re also big fans of storytelling– which is enjoying a renaissance thanks to phenomena like The Moth and The Stoop. So, needless to say we were a tad bit disappointed to realize that the only ones eligible for this fab-sounding series are 4-8 year olds. Sometimes it seems like they get to have all the fun.

Baltimore Fishbowl Weekend

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Weekend

Get Up & Go! How Will You Start Your Year?

We’re not going to push the New Year’s Resolutions too hard, because really, it’s going to take more than a day to shake off the last month and fully commit to being our new gym-going, bliss-following, money-saving, only-local-shopping selves. So this weekend, why not ease into the new year with a little bit of discipline and resolve, but also with some self care and a sense of relaxation. You made it through the holidays, and that’s plenty to celebrate in itself.

For those looking to tone up, get fit, or simply relax, Charm City Yoga is of course the place to go for simple, fool-proof yoga classes that are offered so often (and at so many locations) that you can’t fail. Their New Year’s beginner yoga series starts this Tuesday.

Alternately, CrossFit Federal Hill offers a free trial class to new potential members, so if you’re looking for a 2015 fitness regimen that’s a bit more (okay, a lot more) intense, you may want to give them a try.

If your idea of a New Year’s workout has more to do with lifting glasses than lifting weights, Linganore Winecellars in Mt. Airy is offering a barrel tasting and cellar preview today, along with fine international cheese pairings all month long.

Though January isn’t exactly what most of us think of as prime zoo-going time, it actually kind of is. Over the winter, the Maryland Zoo is open Friday-Monday, with admission set at only $10 per guest. And now that their fabulous new penguin exhibit is open, you can go and feel the chill right along with them.

And if the kids are starting to get itchy, you can still bring them down to Port Discovery for their special Winter Break Fun programming all weekend long.

 

 

 

 

Come See All that Park School Has to Offer

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Park School

The Park School welcomes prospective families to attend one of several admission events and discover the remarkable teaching and learning that is distinctive to a Park education.


 

Okay to Play: A Local, Kid-Run Charity

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Vasi Argeroplos isn’t exactly your average teen. While most young people look forward to the holidays as a time when they’ll be unwrapping present after present, for Argeroplos, this time of year (and every time of year) has more to do with giving toys, and making sure that every kid– not just those with parents who can afford it– has access to toys, entertainment, and everything else that makes childhood, well, childhood. The Garrison Forest School student was inspired to start her very own charity program after watching a documentary on television about children in orphanages and foster care.
“They did not have anything to play with or enjoy or even learn with,” says Vasi.  “[My brother and I] spoke to our father and said we would love to try to help children have fun, laugh and have something to play with.”

Consider Calvert School on November 18th

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You’re invited! Join us for a Considering Calvert Day!

Prospective parents are invited to visit Calvert School for an opportunity to learn more about our unique philosophy and approach to education. Middle School student ambassadors will give tours of the School and provide insight into life as Calvert students. The event will conclude with a question and answer session hosted by Administrators.

Considering Calvert Day will take place from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 18, 2014

For more information about the admission process, please inquire on our website.

Calvert School is an independent lower and middle school for boys and girls.

105 Tuscany Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
(410) 243-6054
[email protected]

 

 

 

Tripster Teams Up with Mathnasium for a Day After Thanksgiving Fun Day

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DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING FUN DAY!

Tripster is just what you need the day after Thanksgiving! Join us at Roland Park’s math tutoring and learning center, Mathnasium, for a day of fun and activities that will keep your child active and entertained. We will provide a healthy lunch and plenty of snacks. Our experienced, enthusiastic, well-trained staff will guide your child on a journey through activities that include ice-cream making, Frisbee golf, and more!!! Parents are guardians are welcome to drop-off and pick-up children any time throughout the day. Space is limited. Sign up today!

Click here to meet the team.

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Join Tripster for a Sleepover Party with Penguins! Register Today, This One’s Going Fast!

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From Tripster Website:

SLEEPOVER PARTY WITH PENGUINS!

Have you ever wondered what goes on at The Maryland Zoo at night? Find out! We are going where the wild things snore and spending the night in the new African Penguin Exhibit!

The Maryland Zoo is thrilled to have completed its new state-of-the-art exhibit. This exciting penguin habitat, called Penguin Coast, provides an enhanced natural environment designed to reflect the South African home of these unique coastal birds. Among other enhancements, this new exhibit space will allow us to get closer than ever to this amazing and endangered species. 

The evening start on Saturday, November 22nd at 6:00 PM. We’ll tour the Zoo from a whole new perspective, visit natural habitats and look for nocturnal creatures, explore animal senses through participatory games, listen to camp light stories and songs, hang out with old friends and make some new ones! On Sunday morning, we’ll have a light breakfast and depart by 9:30 AM. The price includes admission to the Zoo on Sunday, so you are welcome to stay and continue your adventure!

Price includes dinner, snacks, a light breakfast, games, activities and admission to the Zoo on Sunday, November 23rd. 

What do you need to bring? Suggested items to bring include your sleeping bag, pillow, flashlight, warm clothing, folding chair, cup or water bottle, personal care items, camera, and your sense of adventure! 

Parents and guardians are welcome to join their kids. However, this event will be chaperoned and well-supervised by Tripster staff members. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2014

6:00 PM Saturday-9:30 AM Sunday

$75 PER PERSON

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Visit McDonogh School and Discover a Love of Learning

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McDonogh School

Why not begin at the beginning?

Come and visit McDonogh’s Lower School to learn why it is so important (and so much fun) to begin your child’s formal education right here!

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