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Happy Friday, Fans of Play! We’re so excited to celebrate the final weekend of Spring Break with you – and all the other fun to come this April! 

ICYMI – Port Discovery is now open on Fridays from 10AM – 4PM, adding even more opportunities for play! Advance online tickets/reservations are still required of everyone, including members (members still enter for free)!

Special Upcoming Happenings: 
• Enjoy the final Discovery Stage Series performance featuring Pinot & Augustine

$2 Community Day happening Sunday, April 18th

Members-Only Virtual Event presented by Bright Horizons featuring Wildlife Adventures happening Wednesday, April 21

Don’t miss these special family-friendly events happening this spring only from Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

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Last Chance: Spring Break Celebrations at Port Discovery

We’re nearing the end of Spring Break, Fans of Play! If you haven’t joined us for some super-springy fun this break, there are just a few days left to enjoy special activities! Spring Break fun will come to a close on Sunday, April 11th.

Special Activities Include: 
Spring-Themed StudioWorkshop Activities!
• Create your very own Paper-Spring Pop-Up Box
• Create a whimsical and colorful flower to add to the Community Flower Garden
• Create a nature-themed shadow puppet!
Special Appearances!
• Interact with Farmer Weathersky (Port Discovery Educator, Mr. Derek!) as he herds his group of fantastical clouds within our Here We Grow exhibit on Saturdays!

Learn More About Spring Break Happenings at Port Discovery

Last Chance: Play It Forward 2021 Raffle Tickets

Raffle Ticket sales end Monday, April 12th!

Enter to win a Trip to Nevis or a Cartier Watch! Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win these exciting prizes. Your purchase will help raise funds for Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

With your support, we can provide play, learning, and wonderment for all of Maryland’s children!

Purchase Play It Forward 2021 Raffle Tickets


Available Now: Tiny Easel Painter Box

At Port Discovery, we believe in the power of art and creative expression! That’s why we’re ultra proud to partner with Baltimore-based Tiny Easel to provide our fans of play with a thoughtfully curated art kit to inspire your kids to paint, create and think outside of the box without the worry of mess!

And, exclusively for Port Discovery fans, when you purchase the Tiny Easel Painter Box during the month of April, you’ll also receive a special follow-along tutorial video that you can use alongside your Tiny Easel Painter Box!  Even better – 15% of each Tiny Easel Painter Box purchase during the month of April will be donated to Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

Learn More About the Tiny Easel Painter Box


Saturday, April 17th – The Discovery Stage Series featuring Pinot & Augustine

The FINAL Discovery Stage Series performance of 2021 is just a few weeks away!

Don’t miss your chance to enjoy unique theatrical flair found only during “Pinot & Augustine”, happening Saturday, April 17th at 11AM!

Kiddos and adults alike will adore this fun-filled, interactive and hilarious performance!

Pre-Registration is required. Register via our website.


This performance is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (msac.org).

Pre-Register for Discovery Stage Series Performances

Learn More About the Discovery Stage Series


These performances are supported in part by the
Maryland State Arts Council (msac.org)


Port Discovery Programs at Robinson Nature Center this May

Join Port Discovery Children’s Museum Educators at Robinson Nature Center in Columbia this spring for safe, hands-on, nature-inspired programming for kiddos!

Programs will take place at Robinson Nature Center on Saturday, May 1, Saturday, May 8, Saturday, May 15 & Saturday, May 22nd from 2:30PM – 3:30PM.

Learn more via our website!

Learn More About Robinson Nature Center May Events


Port Discovery Children’s Museum educates children and inspires life-long curiosity. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution funded by donations, Museum admission, and community support. For more information about Port Discovery’s access and education programs or to donate today, visit portdiscovery.org.