October 28, 2010
- A Garden Grows at St. Mary's Macaroni Kid
- Get Corn Crazy in Southern Maryland's Mazes!
- Welcome New Macaroni Friends
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Plan Ahead
- Hey Teens, Library Fun!
- Macaroni Local Business Directory
- Military Macaroni - Child & Youth Programs
- Military Macaroni - Fitness & Sports Events
- Military Macaroni - Tickets, Tours & Movies
- Playgrounds, Pools and Parks Around Town
- Public School Calendars
- Story Times in St. Mary's County
- Team Sports Registrations and Clinics
- What To Do With Kids In Washington, DC?
Last Weekend For Many Farms!
Looking to frolic with your family this fall? Be sure to visit one of our areas many beautiful farms. Get crazy in our area's a-maize-ing mazes. There's a ton of fall fun going on from petting zoos to wagon slides, hayrides to craft booths; and you'll be sure to find the perfect pumpkin!
In Calvert County visit:
- Spider Hall Farm Heritage in Calvert County www.spiderhallfarm.com 3915 Hallowing Point Road, Prince Frederick, MD 410-535-5819
Open now through October Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM; Friday - Sunday 10AM - 6PM ...
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Where: Greenwell State ParkWhen: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: Free ($3 parking fee)For more info: 301.373.9775 or visit the Greenwell website. This event is hosted by The Greenwell Foundation.
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (First Friday of each month)Who: FamiliesHow:Cost: Free
Where: Lexington Park LibraryWhen: 9:30 AM (This is a reoccuring event)Who: Grades K - 3rdHow: Registration RequiredCost: FreeFor more info: St. Mary's Libraries
Where: Calvert Library, Prince Frederick 850 Costley WayWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Every Saturday)Who: KidsHow:Cost:For more info: Calvert Libraries 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
Have you spotted the fairy houses along Annmarie Garden's wooded path? Learn techniques to create a a fantastical fairy house to display in your yard! Pinch, coil, and slab techniques will be demonstrated. Parents must sign up with children ages 6-11; parents get to make their own fairy house, too! 10/30
Where: Annmarie Garden, Studio SchoolWhen: 1:00 PM - 3:30 PMWho: Ages 6 and up: children under 10 MUST be accompanied by an adultHow: Registration requiredCost: Member Cost: $40 individual/ $50 parent/child couple
Nonmember Cost: $50 individual/ $60 parent/child couple
Materials Fee: $10 individual/ $15 couple
Where: Leonard Hall Recreation Center 23145 Leonard Hall Drive Leonardtown MD 20650When: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (Saturdays Year Round)Who: All ages.How: (301) 475-4200 X1800Cost: $4 per person. Skate rental $2.50 per person or bring your own.For more info: www.stmarysmd.com/recreate
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: FamiliesHow: Preregistration required. Call 410-326-2042 ext. 41Cost: Adults $7, children 5-12 $6, 4 and under $4.
This program meets the 1st Monday of the month and introduces children to the natural world with puppets, stories and exploration.
Where: Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Off of Rt. 4, north of SolomonsWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Meets the first Monday of each month)Who: Children 18 months to 5 yearsHow: Reservations Required, download form from http://www.calvertparks.org/Public Programs/Nature Puppet PlaytimeCost: $3.00/person, BCNES members $1.00For more info: www.calvertparks.org Phone: 410-535-5327
Where: Calvert Library Prince FrederickWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (Every Monday)Who: Parents/Caregivers and their childrenHow:Cost: FreeFor more info: Calvert Library 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Program starts at the top of every hour.)Who: FamiliesHow: Program free with museum admission.Cost: Adults: $7.00 Senior Citizens (55 and older): $6.00 Children ages 5 to 12: $2.00
Military and AAA: $6.00 Children under 5 and CMMS members:Free
Ages 13 and up with a valid military ID card will receive $1 off the regular adult admission
Where: Charlotte Hall LibraryWhen: 1:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: Free
Where: Lexington Park LibraryWhen: 4:00 PM - 4:45 PMWho: Kids ages 8 - 11How: Please register.Cost: Free
Where: Evergreen Elementary School and Leonard Hall Rec CenterWhen: Varied Schedules based on ageWho: Ages 16 month to 5 yearsHow: Register through St. Mary's Country Recreation and ParksCost: $56 per 8 week session
Nov. 3, Nov. 17, Dec. 1, Dec. 15
Instructor: Joanne Paskoff Come bond with your little Monet-in-the-making! In a parent/child class, celebrate the tactile process of making art while exploring art media, listening to music, and making new friends. Sign up for one class or all of them—Hurry! Space is limited.
Where: Annmarie Studio SchoolWhen: 9:15 AM - 10:00 PM (1st and 3rd Wed of each Month)Who: Parents and toddlers ages 18 mos to 3 yearsHow: Sign up for each session individually.
Cost: Member Cost: $10 per parent/child couple, per session
Nonmember Cost: $14 per parent/child couple, per sessionFor more info: Annmarie Garden 410-326-4640
Where: Annmarie GardernWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (First and Third Wed thru Dec)Who: Ages 4-6How: Register for each session individually. Call, 410-326-4640Cost: Members $8 per child, per session. Non members $12 per child, per session.
Where: Calvert Marine Museum, Solomon's IslandWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: children and parentsHow: Pre-registration required. Call 410-326-2042, ext. 41.Cost: $5 members, $7 non-members space is limited.
Where: St. Mary's HospitalWhen: 8:45 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Kids ages 12 - 14How: Call early to register, 301-475-6019Cost: $65.00For more info: www.smhwecare.com
Where: 11/8 Charlotte Hall Library 6pm 11/15 Lexington Park Library 6pm 11/16 at Leonardtown Library @ 4:30pm - 6:30PMWhen: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (Also 11/15 and 11/16)Who: TeensHow:Cost: Free
Where: 11/9 Lexington Park Library @ 5:30PM 11/18 Leonardtown Library @ 5:30PMWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (Alson 11/18)Who: Teens ages 12-18How:Cost: Free
Where: LaPlata Campus of the College of Southern MarylandWhen: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: Middle school, high school and college students -- and their parentsHow:Cost: Free for all studentsFor more info: www.csmd.edu/youthintechnology
Where: St. Mary's College of Maryland, Somerset Tennis Complex in St. Mary's CityWhen: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Also on 11/14 and 2/27)Who: High School AgesHow: Registration required, email Coach Derek Sabedra at [email protected]Cost: $25 per sessionFor more info: Call 410-610-4300
Where: The Square at Downtown LeonardtownWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost:For more info: 301-465-9791 or www.leonardtownfirstfridays.com
9am-Noon in the parking lot at Annmarie Garden Parking & Admission are free! The Maker's Market is a farmer's market and more...The Maker's Market is THE place to find handmade, homemade, or homegrown products....arts and crafts, hanging baskets, organic skincare products, farm fresh produce, cut flowers, baked goods, batik and fleece clothing, handmade soaps and candles, herbal teas, ornaments, folkart, handmade gifts, and more! Delight in the local treasures to be found here!
Where: Annmarie GardenWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (First Saturday of Each Month)Who: All AgesCost: Free Admission
Where: St. Andrew's Church on Rt. 4When: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost:For more info: St. Andrews Church
Where: College of Southern MarylandWhen: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Also 12/4)Who: Kids ages 7-10How: Register in person at any campus, fax your registration FAX: 301-934-7670, or visit their website to download a registration form and mail in. http://www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege/registration.html 11/6 class is CE307-LAPL 12/4 class is B207-LEONCost: $15 Tuition, $64 FeesFor more info: College of Southern Maryland Kids' and Teen College or call 301-934-7645
Where: College of Southern Maryland 11/6 at La Plata Campus, 12/4 at Leonardtown CampusWhen: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Also on 12/4)Who: Kids ages 5-6How: Register in person at any campus, fax your registration FAX: 301-934-7670, or visit their website to download a registration form and mail in. http://www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege/registration.htmlCost: $18 tuition, $71 feesFor more info: College of Southern Maryland Kids' and Teens College or call 301-934-7645
Nov 6, Dec 4 A Mommy & Me Adventure
Come explore the world of puppet-making through a fun storytime and simple art projects! Explore the world of drawing, painting, printmaking, and collage as you and your little one work together to create simple puppets based from popular children's books. Hurry! Class size is limited.
Where: Annmarie GardenWhen: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (First Saturday of Each Month)Who: Children ages 2 - 4How: Register for each session individually. Call 410-326-4640.Cost: $3 materials fee due to instructor at class plus, $10 member fee per parent/child couple, per class, $14 non member fee per parent/child couple per class
Where: Point Lookout State Park, Scotland, MD 20687 South of Ridge Off Route 5When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: Tour free with gate admission $3 per in state vehicle, $4 per out of state vehicleFor more info: www.dnr.maryland.gov 301-872-5688
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Repeats from 2pm - 4pm)Who: Jr. Girl ScoutsHow: Preregistration required, 410-326-2042 ext. 41Cost: $10 per personFor more info: Calvert Marine Museum or 410-326-2042 ext. 41
Where: St. Mary's Ryken High School, LeonardtownWhen: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: FreeFor more info: www.smrhs.org or call Admissions 301-373-4183
Where: Leonardtown LibraryWhen: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (Rain date 11/14)Who: Open to publicHow:Cost:
Where: Greenwell State ParkWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (Program runs continuously)Who: Children and Parents/CaregiversHow: Pre-registration (no later than 24 hours in advance) is required via email - [email protected] -- or by calling the Greenwell Foundation office at 301-373-9775.Cost: $5 for an adult and one child and $3 for each additional child.For more info: www.greenwellfoundation.org
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: Free for military members and their families. Adults: $7.00 Senior Citizens (55 and older) and AAA: $6.00
Children ages 5 to 12: $2.00 Children under 5 and CMMS members: Free
Where: Downtown Historic Leonardtown, Memorial Ceremony held in the Square.When: 10:00 AMWho: FamiliesHow: Shuttle service from the Governmental Services Building or park along Lawrence AvenueCost: Free,For more info: www.leonardtown.somd.com
Where: The JumpYard in Lexington ParkWhen: 10:30 AMWho: Children ages 10 and under.How: Register by calling 301-863-3388 or email [email protected]Cost: $12 per child, includes jumpingFor more info: The JumpYard
Where: Calvert Marine MuseumWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: Children ages 5 - 6, and parentsHow: Call 410-236-2042 ext. 41 to register.Cost: $10 per child
Where: The JumpYard in Lexington ParkWhen: 1:30 PMWho: Pre-SchoolersHow: Please pre-register by calling 301-863-3388 or email: [email protected]Cost: $12, includes admission to The JumpYardFor more info: The JumpYard
Where: Annmarie GardenWhen: n/aWho: Teens ages 13 - 19 and familiesHow:Cost:For more info: Annmarie Garden Awards will be presented at a reception on Dec. 5
Where: College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown CampusWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Every Saturday through 12/11)Who: Kids ages 9-13How: Register in person at any campus, fax your registration FAX: 301-934-7670, or visit their website to download a registration form and mail in. http://www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege/registration.htmlCost: $12 tuition, $48 feesFor more info: College of Southern Maryland, Kids' and Teens College or call 301-934-7645
Where: Calvert Marine Museum (Staff from Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum will be on hand to show some of the archaeological remains from native cultures dating back thousands of years that have been found on their site.)
When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: FamiliesHow:Cost: Admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors and military with valid I.D., and $2.00 for children ages 5 – 12; children under 5 are free.
Where: Kings Landing Park, North on Rt 4, Huntingtown -- Meet at the parking lot by the pool.When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Dads and daughters (minimum age 9)How: Pre-registration required! Waiver required. See website.Cost: $10 per person, $7 BCNES MembersFor more info: Battle Creek Nature Education Society or call 410-535-5327
Where: Calvert Library Prince FrederickWhen: 10:00 AMWho: Kids ages 6-17 and parentsHow: Registration RequiredCost:For more info: Calvert County Libraries
Where: 11/13 Leonardtown Library @ 2PM 11/17 Lexington Park Library @ 5:30PM 11/18 Charlotte Hall Library @ 6PMWhen: 2:00 PM (Also on 11/17 and 11/18)Who: All agesHow: Registration RequiredCost: Free
Where: Charlotte Hall Library 11/15 at 6:30PMWhen: 6:30 PM (Also on 11/15)Who: ParentsHow:Cost:For more info: St. Mary's County Public Schools
If you have been to any of the St Mary's county libraries, you will agree it is an awesome resource for all ages, but especially for kids. Throughout the year there is always a great selection of activities, events and programs. Below I've highlighted the teen activities at the St Mary’s County Libraries. For additional information, navigate to the St Mary’s County Library http://www.stmalib.org/.
Library hours are Mon – Thurs 9 am to 8 pm, Fri – Sat 9 am to 5 pm, Sun (Lexington ...
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NAS Pax River & Solomons Rec Center
Child & Youth Programs
Naval Air Station Patuxent River &
Navy Recreation Center, Solomons
Rassieur Youth Center
U.S.Navy Child and Youth Program welcomes children of all abilities.
Parents' Night Out
Friday 10/29 from 6-8 p.m.
Cost $5.00 per hour kids ages 5-10 Special activities and fun crafts. Parents must call in advance to sign up, no later than 4:30PM on that day. 301-342-1694
Pumpkin Carnival - 10/29, 4PM-6PM at the Rassieur Youth Center
Hayrides, games, moon bounce, prizes ...
Solomons Rec Center Updated!
Fitness & Sports and More
(301) 757-1293 / (301) 342-4225
Outdoor Pool Closed for Season
Indoor Pool Beginning September 7 Indoor Pool Hours
Monday - Friday 6AM-9AM, 10AM-1PM, 3:30PM-8PM
Sat, Sun, Holidays 11AM-5PM
$4.50/person, $6/guest, $3.50/E1-E5
Monday - Friday 6PM-8PM Sat, Sun, Holidays 11AM-5PM
NEW! Swim Clinic
MWR Aquatics offers a swimming clinic at the Drill Hall Indoor Pool. This 12 week program is scheduled for September 13th - December 2nd. Participants can attend four days a week ...
Tickets, Tours & Movies
Naval Air Station Patuxent River &
Navy Recreation Center, Solomons
Information, Tickets and Tours (ITT) Office
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
For questions E-Mail ITT at
Location: Cedar Point Road in front of the Drill Hall. The ITT Office has tickets to area events and attractions in addition to Ticketmaster. Remember that due to consignment agreements with our vendors, we cannot give refunds on any ticket purchases. Please check your tickets and ...
Below is a great list of playgrounds, pools and parks in our community. In addition, the absolute BEST website to check out for recreational type activities is http://www.co.saint-marys.md.us/recreate/.
Annmarie Garden, Sculpture Park & Arts Center Camps, Festivals, Classes & More. www.annmariegarden.org, 13480 Dowell Rd, Dowell, MD, 410-326-4640
Cove Point Park Pool. 815 Fun Way, Lusby, MD 20657, (410) 394-6248, This seasonal facility includes a children’s wading pool, a leisure pool with various slides and water features, and a 25-meter, eight lane dive well ...
October and November /St. Mary's and Calvert Counties
St. Mary's County Schools
October 29 -- Two Hour Early Dismissal (AM session PK Students Attend: No School for PM Session PK Students)
November 2 -- All Schools Closed
November 11 -- Holiday Veterans Day, All Schools Closed
November 24 - 26 --Recess and Thanksgiving Holiday -- No School
Calvert County Schools
October 22 -- No AM or PM Pre-K (closed for Early identification)
October 29 -- 2 Hour Early Dismissal for Students (Teacher Work Time)
November 2 -- Schools Closed
November 11 -- Elementary Parent Conferences/Schools Closed for Students
November 24-26 -- Thanksgiving Holiday, Schools Closed
Through December 9, 2010
Who doesn't love a good story? Be sure to visit our local libraries for a story time near you.
Visit St. Mary's County Libraries on line at www.stmalib.org
Baby Steps Storytimes for 2 - 12 months:
Lexington Park, Mondays @ 9:15AM; Leonardtown, Mondays @ 9:30AM; Charlotte Hall, Tuesdays @ 9:15AM
Toddler Storytime for 1 - 2 1/2 years:
Lexington Park, Monday @ 9:45AM & 10:30AM; Leonardtown, Mondays & Wednesdays @ 10AM; Charlotte Hall, Tuesdays @ 9:45AM
Wiggle-Giggle Storytimes: For those with extra energy:
Leonardtown, Mondays @ 11AM; Charlotte Hall, Tuesdays ...
GMAC OTTERS Winter Swim Session Registration Open
- Great Mills Aquatic Center Winter Session swim registration is now open. To register please go to www.gmacotters.org, and then on Join GMAC/Swim registration. All dates and fees are posted on the Practice Schedule/Fees page. For swimmers joining from last year, please note that the practice schedule and fees have changed. Also please consult the Required Equipment page on the website.
SMYS Winter Indoor Programs 2010/11, Futsal and a Clinic for U5, U6, and U7 ages. Check out the SMYSFutsal link at www.playsmys.org for ...
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Every week, the National Children's Museum scouts the best family friendly activities in the Washington, DC region just for you!
National Children’s Museum website: http://www.ncm.museum/
The National Children’s Museum is scheduled to open in 2013 at National Harbor, but you can visit us every day at the Launch Zone at National Harbor!
While we build our new home at National Harbor, here are a few more of our favorite places for families to visit:
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Area of Anacostia Park ...
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