Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than make a craft, learn how to build and maintain a container garden, gaze at the heavens or listen to some beautiful music? Or if you'd rather get a bit more active, there's always a 5K.
Where/When: Pikesville Branch Library on Wednesday, April 6, at 4 p.m.
Why Go: Come to the library and make marble magnets! This is a hands-on, after-school crafts series for teenagers, but older kids are welcome, too.
Where/When: JCC of Greater Baltimore. Thursday, April 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Why Go: Register in advance for this fun class that will teach you how to grow and care for your own container garden. This is a fun springtime activity the whole family can do together!
Where/When: The Park School of Baltimore on Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Come out and hear The Park School and other local schools sing some a cappella tunes.
Where/When: Soldiers Delight Natural Environmental Area, 5100 Deer Park Road, Owings Mills. Saturday, April 8, from 8-10 p.m.
Why Go: Look to the night sky and learn about Saturn and the birth of stars. You don't even need your own telescope: the Westminster Astronomy Club will provide the equipment. Just be sure to register in advance!
Where/When: Beth Tfiloh Congregation on Sunday, April 10, 8:30-10 a.m.
Why Go: Get out, stretch your winter-weary limbs and get some exercise for a good cause: Yad b'Yad—a program that unites high school students with Yachad members.
Pricing: Adults: $30; children ages 5-12, $20; children ages 2-4, $10.