Tag: summer activities

Greenspring Summer Fun for Kids 3 – 9 Offers Animal Adventures, Science, Cooking, Nature, Music, Art and More


Greenspring Summer Fun offers a fun-filled, nurturing and non-competitive environment in which to learn and play for children ages 18 months to 9 years old. Come explore science, nature, history and geography; create music, art and craft projects; and learn skills through cooking and recreational sports.

For the Love of Food: Cooking Classes for Kids and Adults


For the Love of Food

catch of the day fish (2)Foodie-ism is all the rage these days. Everyone is going local for produce, meats and dairy, and getting on board the slow, whole food bandwagon. Everyone seems to be fermenting their own pickles and yogurts and infusing all manner of things with who-knows-whats. But if cooking was never quite your thing, you might feel a little out of the loop. For the Love of Food offers a great way to play catch up—in a fun, educational setting that will leave your future dinner guests giving their compliments to the chef (and the chef, in this scenario, would be you).

Pick Your Own Fruit at Larriland Farm


Pick Your Own

catch of the day fish (2)If you frequent a farmer’s market—like the Saturday Waverly market, or the all-out bonanza that is the Sunday morning market downtown under 83, you’ve probably noticed that summer food is here. Fruit, greens, squash, melons—it’s all happening. Hurray for Maryland’s long growing season, varied soil, and various micro-climates. In other words: we can grow a lot of stuff here—and it is oh-so-good. But why not get in on the action a little with a trip out to Larriland Farm, where you (and the kids) can pick your own strawberries (if they’re still there), raspberries, blueberries, and more (thornless blackberries, anyone??).

Inside Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium


We sent our intern Daisy Strudwick, rising sophomore at Ole Miss and RPCS Class of 2011, to check out the new Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium at the Inner Harbor.  See below what you’ll find inside.  (One of the best attractions: air conditioning!) -The Eds.

The Entrance

The Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Odditorium opened last month at the Inner Harbor, next to the Urban Outfitters at Harbor Place. Many exhibits really do shock and amaze, like the Mini Cooper covered in Swarovski crystals,