Port Discovery Children’s Museum Events: Spring April 2017

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Target $2 Family Fun Night

Friday, April 21 |4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. | Learn More

Enjoy all the fun of Port Discovery for more than $12 off! Join Port Discovery for Target Family Fun Night on Friday, April 21 and pay only $2 admission from 4 to 8 pm thanks to our generous sponsor, Target®! Make family art projects, enjoy our interactive Circle Time, work on your literacy skills with reading projects, take part in the interactive Money Game, and more! Plus, the MD SPCA will be on hand to teach about animal safety, and you could even meet a new furry best friend! This is a family fun night that you won’t want to miss!


Countdown to Kindergarten

Saturday, April 22 | 10AM – 5PM | Learn More

Join Port Discovery for a full day of fun and learning designed to help prepare parents and caregivers to successfully ready their emerging kindergartners for school! Countdown to Kindergarten features activities and programs focused on school readiness from Port Discovery and other family and educational organizations, including the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore Head Start, the DRU Judy Center, and more!

Activities include interactive play performances, pop-up science projects, art projects, a live petting zoo from Wildlife Adventures, and music and dancing with both the Kindersinger and Mr. Norman. This program is also open to children who are not entering kindergarten.

Port Discovery Programs at Robinson’s Nature Center

Sunday, April 23 | 1 & 2 PM | Learn More
Sunday, May 7 | 1 & 2 PM | Learn More
Sunday, May 21 | 1 & 2 PM | Learn More

Learn about animals and nature with playful, fun and free programming from Port Discovery at the Robinson Nature Center on April 23, May 7 and May 21! Using movement, games, science and interactive theater play, children three and up will explore our wild planet, creatures of the night and more! Programs are held at 1 & 2PM and are free with Robinson pass or daily admission to the nature center.

LAST CALL! Climb Aboard Until May 7th!

Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! Exhibit
The Thomas & Friends™ exhibit is locally sponsored by
Platinum Sponsors: CSX & M&T Bank
Silver Sponsor: StanleyBlack&Decker
Bronze Sponsor: Maryland 529
Sponsor: W.R. Grace

There’s less than 3 weeks left until the Thomas & Friends(TM): Explore the Rails! Exhibit departs Port Discovery on May 7th! Climb aboard this exhibit before time runs out!

On this STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) focused exhibit, children can climb aboard Thomas’ cab, fix wobbly wheels, pull levers, dress as a train conductor and more. Don’t miss the huge train table where you can build train tracks and play with friends new and old!

Parents and children alike are raving about this limited-time only exhibit! Check out reviews, photos and tips from our friends at DO DC WITH KIDS, Capitol Momma, The Playful Parent, and Trekaroo!


Healthy First Saturday

Saturday, May 6 | 10AM – 5PM | Learn More

Exercise your mind and body at Port Discovery’s Healthy First Saturday Event! Join yoga for kids, get Kinderfit! with the Kindersinger, meet dogs from FIDOS for Freedom, enjoy Art a La Cart, learn about healthy cooking with McCormick and more!

Discovery Days

Tuesday, May 9 – Friday, May 12 | 9:30AM – 5PM | Learn More

Join Port Discovery for Discovery Days, featuring a fun filled week of programs for children of all ages and capabilities! Every year, Port Discovery sets aside days for children with special needs and their caretakers as part of the museum’s dedication to inclusive learning. Activities are designed for children with special needs, but all children are encouraged to join this fun-filled week!

Littles’ Day

Saturday, May 13 | 10AM – 5PM | Learn More

Gather the little ones and bring them to Port Discovery for a day designed especially for children 5 and younger! Taking part in yoga for kids and sing along with the Kindersinger! Become a star in the limited-time-only play The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper, performed with permission from Penguin Random House, where children help write and put on the show! Plus much more family fun activities you won’t want to miss!

Port Discovery Hours:
Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesday – Friday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: Noon – 5:00 PM