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24-July 18


The Garden (Virtual Performance). ​Written by and starring the Tony Award® nominated artist Charlayne Woodard, this moving world premiere play explores the complex relationship between two “alpha” women: Claire Rose, an elderly Black woman and her middle-aged daughter, Cassandra. After not speaking to each other for the past three years, Cassandra shows up unexpectedly at her mother’s garden gate, attempting to reconcile old wounds. Both women give as good as they get, taking us on a rollercoaster ride unearthing conflicts and secrets of the past, and creating magic in the process.​ Show times vary. $40 household; $25 individual; $15 student or senior. https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/mainstage/the-garden/



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Sip & Stroll: Animal Diets. Explore the role zoos play as conservation organizations tasked with protecting species through research, education, and excellence in animal husbandry. You will learn fascinating information about the Maryland Zoo’s role in providing excellent nutrition to meet a variety of dietary needs for the individual animals in the Zoo’s care. 21+ event. Tickets include three drinks (beer, wine or soda), one food truck meal from Triple J, a guided tour and after-hours visit to various zoo habitats. $65. 5PM-8PM. Maryland Zoo in Baltimore, One Safari Pl., Baltimore. ​https://www.marylandzoo.org/event_series/sip-and-stroll/animal-diets/


Yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


The Cuisine of Sicily. As the southernmost part of Italy, the island of Sicily's cuisine has been influenced over the years by the cuisines of Spain, France, Greece and the northern Arab countries. It’s a unique blend of the Italian heritage mixed with many Arab ingredients and influenced the bounty of the Mediterranean. Plus, Schola Chef Pellegrino's Mother is Sicilian, so he learned from the best! The class will prepare a cold salad poached octopus layered with fennel, orange & salt cured olives. Then move on to roasting fresh fish with garlic & mint and sautéed fresh beans with Pancetta and onions. You’ll finish the evening with the Sicilian tradition of freshly made Pine Nut Cookies and Chocolate Biscotti. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cuisine-of-sicily-tickets-151487307615



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​Summer Sounds REMIX: Hot Club of Baltimore featuring Michael Joseph Harris, Blake Meister, and Kris Belgica. ​A favorite summer concert series, remixed with Hot Club of Baltimore featuring Michael Joseph Harris, Blake Meister, and Kris Belgica! Led by acclaimed guitarist Michael Joseph Harris, Hot Club of Baltimore performs a wide-ranging repertoire including the classic Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappeli style Hot Jazz repertoire, French musette, creative arrangements of Swing standards from the 30’s and 40’s, and show tunes from the American songbook. The ensemble ranges from a duo to a 7-piece ensemble that can include any combination of violin, accordion, trumpet, clarinet, sax, piano and drums. Summer Sounds concerts will be held live at the Square for those seated at BSQ tables and chairs! FREE. 6PM-8PM. Belvedere Square, 529 E Belvedere Ave, Baltimore. https://belvederesquare.com/whats-up-at-the-square/summer-sounds/#



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Virtual Jamercise. Enjoy an exercise program that combines the benefits of a cardio-aerobic workout with elements of dance and hot new music. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 10AM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/jamercise_1494#.YK_EUTZKg3k


​Meccamorphosis: Spoken Word with Mecca Verdell. Mecca Verdell is one of the most resounding, resonant voices in the Baltimore poetry scene. She grew up in Atlantic City, NJ and moved to Baltimore in 2013, where she attended Western High School. Verdell was the Youth Poet Ambassador of Baltimore in 2017. As a teaching artist for Dew More Baltimore, a community-based organization  dedicated to using spoken word to illustrate social issues, she inspires and influences tomorrow's creative minds. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/meccamorphosis_spoken_word_with_mecca_verdell#.YK_vZTZKg3k



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Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Enjoy your favorite 26 postures perfectly blended with power vinyasa flow for an added aerobic element. You will feel wiped yet fulfilled, it will be exactly what you need! Come well-hydrated and ready to SWEAT!! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Low Impact Bootcamp with Fed Hill Fitness. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give Fed Hill Fitness 45mins and they will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


​Brunch 'Southern-Style'. Nothing says comfort food as well as a good 'ole Southern Brunch! In this cooking class, you’ll bake cheddar biscuits with sausage gravy, poach eggs over cast iron skillets of fried potatoes, bacon and onions and make cheesy grits with garlic roasted tomatoes and onions. Finish with Dutch Babies with apple bourbon raisin compote. $59. 11:30AM-2PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brunch-southern-style-tickets-151495999613



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Core & Cardio with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class brings you body-weight Cardio and Core training (no equipment required). FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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​Tuesday Tunes: Saleem & the Music Lovers. Saleem & the Music Lovers formed in 2005 with a simple goal to blend the live band tradition with elements of modern hip-hop. In the process of discovering their voice, they began to infuse elements of jazz, soul, and rhythm blues into their music. Saleem provides the perfect counterpoint to the melodies crafted by Topix, Sinseer, and Tangie Bee, The Music Lovers. Together, their powerful performances have won them fans from east to west and abroad, making them one of the most highly regarded groups on the underground scene. Blending powerful performances with intelligent lyrics, Saleem The Music Lovers challenge listeners to move beyond restrictive labels and simply focus on the music. Presented via Zoom and broadcast on the Enoch Pratt Free Library Facebook page. FREE. 2PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/tuesday_tunes_saleem_the_music_lovers#.YK_ygTZKg3k 


​DIY Overnight Oats. Have you ever wanted to learn how to make oatmeal without cooking? This vegetarian-friendly activity can help you learn to customize your oats tonight for tasty breakfast tomorrow. Supplies and ingredients needed are listed on the provided link. Presented via the Enoch Pratt Free Library page. FREE. 6PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/diy_overnight_oats#.YK_zJDZKg3k


HIIT with My Trainer Guy. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Get whipped into shape and challenge your competitive spirit. Group training offers you that personal training touch in a group setting. Workout with friends or become part of an elite group that likes to take things to the next level. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


​The Art of Making Charcuterie. Charcuterie, although now becoming very hipster, has always been all around us. You may not realize it but your first experience with charcuterie was probably a baloney sandwich! Join the chefs at Schola to explore this timeless art. Participants will work on a variety of charcuterie such as pâté, rillettes and chicken liver mousse. You’ll also discuss and prepare salt cured meats such as Bresaola and Pepperoni and make a few of the traditional condiments that find their way onto the charcuterie board. $69. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-making-charcuterie-tickets-151185942223



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Virtual Yoga for Everyone with Civonnia. Join BYFree instructor, Civonnia, for virtual deep breathing, relaxation, basic yoga poses and stretching—these mixed level classes are open to those brand new to yoga. Wear comfortable clothes that allow a full range of motion and don't forget to put down your yoga mat. Presented via Zoom. FREE. 5:30PM-6:30PM. https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/yoga_for_everyone_in_central_hall#.YK-6zzZKg3k


HIIT & Core with Let's Go Fitness. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class includes a combination of low-impact HIIT and core exercises. All levels welcome. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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​The Principles of Thai Cookery. Chef McDang, the most respected chef in Thailand, in his book 'The Principles of Thai Cookery' describes 'sum rap Thai' - the way Thais eat. He explains that Thai cooking can be defined by 'intricacy, attention to detail, texture, color, taste and the use of ingredients with medicinal benefits as well as good flavor.' The class will prepare six of his most classic dishes and enjoy them family style, as is the tradition in Thailand. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. ​https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-principles-of-thai-cookery-tickets-155786976039



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Date Night - Breakfast for Dinner. There’s no doubt that we all love to find the time to sit and enjoy a big breakfast with all its sweet and savory flavors in one place. But, with our busy schedules, we’re lucky if we can find time to stuff a muffin into our mouths! So, join this Schola class and take the time to enjoy some great breakfast treats, modified slightly for the dinner table, at a leisurely dinner pace. You’ll start with baking some rosemary & olive oil scones; then make corn meal waffles with fried quail and maple gravy, bacon potato hash, and a sweet potato and shrimp frittata with sautéed spinach and Hollandaise. To finish, you’ll make chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwiches with chocolate Grand Marnier sauce for dipping. $79.99. 6PM-9PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/date-night-breakfast-for-dinner-tickets-151136875463



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Asics Independence Day 4 Miler. The fifth annual Asics Independence Day 4 Miler presented by Independent Brewing Company! Come out in your Red, White & Blue, run the Ma & Pa Trail and end at Independent Brewing Company where the first beer is included with race registration. Your entry fee includes an Asics technical race t-shirt, souvenir pint glass, and a coupon for one complimentary beer at Independent Brewing Company. Virtual option also available. $45 until July 2, $50 after July 2. 8AM-10AM. Ma & Pa Trail, Williams Street, Bel Air. https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/BelAir/IndependenceDay4MilerpresentedbyIndependentBrewingCompany


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Weekend Walk-in: Earth Collage. Join AVAM for an in-person, drop-in, art workshop. Create a collage inspired by artist William Hall, whose work is currently on view at AVAM. Supplies included! $5. 10AM-12PM. American Visionary Arts Museum, ​800 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://www.avam.org/event-details/weekend-walk-in-earth-collage


​Towson Independence Day Parade. ​For more than 120 years, the Towson 4th of July parade has celebrated the lives of men and women who have served our country. Parade route runs along Bosley Ave from the intersection of Bosley Ave and Towsontown Blvd, to Allegheny Ave, to Washington Ave and back to Towsontown Blvd. FREE. 10AM. Towson. https://www.towsonparade.com/


Kerplunk! Dog Days of Summer. Saturday drop-in art class for all! Create some summertime art projects and beat the summer heat! FREE. One hour time slots available between 12PM-3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/kerplunk-dog-days-summer


The Cuisine of Lebanon. Byblos in Federal Hill is a favorite of the chefs at Schola. That has inspired them to spend an evening creating some classic dishes from this unique cuisine. Although a lot of the Lebanese dishes might resemble many Mediterranean dishes, their preparation is slightly different. The class will start by making the three iconic spreads - Hommous, Tabbouleh and Mouhamara along with baking fresh Pita bread to enjoy with them. You'll then prepare Sheikh El-Mehsheh - layers of Eggplant and Beef, Lahmebaajeen - a pie of beef, tomato and spices and Snoubra - an enticing mixture of Bulgar wheat, potatoes and red peppers. $79.99. 5PM-8PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-cuisine-of-lebanon-tickets-151493582383

Kingsville Independence Day Parade. The Kingsville Independence Day Parade is a grass-roots effort to honor America’s freedoms and to provide a wholesome, family-friendly way to celebrate the holiday. The Parade is presented under the auspices of the Greater Kingsville Civic Association, Inc., and the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company by the Friends of the Kingsville Parade. Parade route begins​ at the triangle formed by the intesection of Belair, Jerusalem and Bradshaw Roads. FREE. 6PM. Kingsville. https://www.facebook.com/KingsvilleParade


Catonsville 4th of July Fireworks. Approximately 9:30PM at the Catonsville High School athletic fields. FREE. 9:30PM. Catonsville. https://www.catonsvillecelebrations.org/schedule-of-events/



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Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Enjoy your favorite 26 postures perfectly blended with power vinyasa flow for an added aerobic element. You will feel wiped yet fulfilled, it will be exactly what you need! Come well-hydrated and ready to SWEAT!! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Low Impact Bootcamp with Fed Hill Fitness. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give Fed Hill Fitness 45mins and they will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Bel Air Independence Day Parade. The Bel Air July 4 Parade is one of the largest in the state, and features floats, bands, marching units, car clubs, notables, Beauty Queens, Volunteer Fire Companies and much, much more. It's great fun, and takes place over a mile-long route: from Idlewild and S. Main to E. Gordon and N. Main. Parade is weather dependent. FREE. 6PM. Main St., Bel Air.​ https://belairjuly4.org/


Columbia 4th of July Fireworks. Approximately 9:20PM at the Columbia Lakefront/Lake Kittamaqundi. Residents who wish to place blankets may do so after 3PM. FREE. 9:20PM. Columbia. https://www.visithowardcounty.com/event/4th-of-july-fireworks/18617/


Westminster 4th of July Fireworks. Approximately 9:15PM at Westminster City Park. FREE. 9:15PM. Carrol County Farm Museum, 500 Center St., Westminster. https://www.cityofwestminster.us/specialevents


Bel Air 4th of July Fireworks. Approximately 9:30PM launched from Rockfield Park. Spectators may watch from any permitted area around the town of Bel Air. FREE. 9:30PM. Bel Air. https://belairjuly4.org/schedule.php



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Core & Cardio with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class brings you body-weight Cardio and Core training (no equipment required). FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dundalk 4th of July Fireworks. Approximately 9:15PM centered around Grange Elementary School. FREE. 9:15PM. Dundalk. https://www.dundalkheritagefair.com/fireworks/



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HIIT with My Trainer Guy. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Get whipped into shape and challenge your competitive spirit. Group training offers you that personal training touch in a group setting. Workout with friends or become part of an elite group that likes to take things to the next level. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


​The Art of Making Pizza. Pizza, probably one of the most enjoyed foods in this country, is fun and easy to make from scratch at home. In this class, you'll learn to make both a thin crust and deep-dish pizza crust, craft sauces and prepare toppings for this ubiquitous food. You'll then spend the rest of the class making your own pizzas and eating them! $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-making-pizza-tickets-155789134495



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HIIT & Core with Let's Go Fitness. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class includes a combination of low-impact HIIT and core exercises. All levels welcome. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Margaritaville Happy Hour. There is so much more to Mexican cuisine than the Tex-Mex we see in most Mexican restaurants these days. The Baja is one of the most exciting regions in terms of cuisine and surprisingly, in winemaking, in Mexico.  In this class, you’ll roast Tomatillos and onions to make a unique Guacamole, build Tacos con Ropa Viejo, make a stuffing of shrimp and Queso Blanco for stuffed Chile Rellenos, make Queso con Chorizo and deep fry the desert favorite of the region - Churros. There will be plenty of limes for juicing! $59. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. ​https://www.eventbrite.com/e/margaritaville-happy-hour-tickets-155788624971


​Miles and Margaritas in Fells Point. What better way to celebrate the middle of the week than with some miles and margaritas? Join Charm City Run on the first Wednesday of every month for a 3-5 mile fun run followed by margarita deals at Vida Taco. All paces are welcome. Meet at Charm City Run Fells Point at 6:30 pm to get your route and then head out on your run/walk. When you get back, enjoy shopping discounts at the store. Head up to Vida Taco for food and drinks after your run if you'd like! FREE. 6:30PM-7:30PM. Charm City Run, Fells Point, 1500 Thames St., Baltimore. https://www.charmcityrun.com/calendar/milesandmargsfellspoint


Baltimore Filmmaker's Lounge. Now on ZOOM! Register using the link and screen your new work or work in progress (max length 15 min) at this monthly feedback session from your Baltimore filmmaking peers! FREE. 7PM-9PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/baltimore-filmmakers-lounge



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Yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Mediterranean Tapas. In this new class offered by Schola, participants will cook a large variety of Mediterranean small plates! The extensive menu includes grilled eggplant with ras al hanout and roasted ground lamb, keftedes (zucchini fritters), white bean hummus with feta and garlic-infused olive oil, garlic shrimp with garlic toast, fresh pan-fried falafel with tahini dressing, tabbouleh salad, baklava bites, and more!  $69. 6PM-8:30PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mediterranean-tapas-tickets-155792476491


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Tim O’Brien Band. ​Born in Wheeling, West Virginia in 1954, Grammy winning singer songwriter and multi- instrumentalist Tim O’Brien grew up singing in church and in school. After seeing Doc Watson on TV, became a lifelong devotee of old time and bluegrass music. Living in Nashville since 1996, O’Brien’s skills on guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo make him an in demand session player. Historical and socially conscious themes weave their way through his songs about ordinary and not so ordinary people just trying to “keep it between the ditches”. A note from the venue: In accordance with Baltimore City Covid Health guidelines, this event is capped at less than 50% of capacity. The audience will be asked to wear masks when not consuming beverages and to provide proof of vaccination either by showing a vaccination card, a picture of a card, or a signed statement of vaccination upon arrival. Please note, that even at this reduced capacity, there will be limited ability for physical distancing. This means that you will likely have patrons sitting directly next to, in front of, and behind you. $30, $27 members (+$4 Service Fee). 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/tim-obrien-band



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Kerplunk! Dog Days of Summer. Saturday drop-in art class for all! Create some summertime art projects and beat the summer heat! FREE. One hour time slots available between 12PM-3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/kerplunk-dog-days-summer


​TIANQUIZTLI Market | Latin America Flavors. Stop by the lot across from Creative Alliance on East Ave. for the Tianquiztli Marketplace to enjoy a beautiful day and support local vendors and chefs! Peruse the market, sample tasty traditional food, learn about the meaning of Latin American flavors and listen to live music! FREE. 3PM-7PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/tianquiztli-latin-america-flavorssabores-latinoamericanos


José Andrés, Spain on his Terms. ​Early in his career, José trained under Ferran Adrià at the restaurant el Bulli. Beginning in the fall of 2010, Andrés taught a culinary physics course at Harvard University with Ferran Adrià and went on to teach at George Washington University. With his opening of Jaleo in 1993, he created the first critically and commercially successful tapas restaurants in the country, setting the standard for other Spanish restaurants for the next 15 years. With his creation of Minibar, he brought the world of Molecular Gastronomy to DC. Join Schola as they create some of the traditional and more modern dishes that made him one of this country’s top chefs. You’ll create a few of his iconic small plates – Confit of Wild Mushrooms and Mussels Escabeche along with Cod roasted in Catalan Sauce, Pork Tenderloin with Eggplant & Peppers and Potatoes Rioja-style with house made chorizo, and finish by baking the classic Spanish Flan. $79.99. 5PM-8PM. Schola, 916 N Charles St., Baltimore. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jose-andres-spain-on-his-terms-tickets-155790969985



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Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Enjoy your favorite 26 postures perfectly blended with power vinyasa flow for an added aerobic element. You will feel wiped yet fulfilled, it will be exactly what you need! Come well-hydrated and ready to SWEAT!! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/

Low Impact Bootcamp with Fed Hill Fitness. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give Fed Hill Fitness 45mins and they will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Core & Cardio with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class brings you body-weight Cardio and Core training (no equipment required). FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT with My Trainer Guy. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Get whipped into shape and challenge your competitive spirit. Group training offers you that personal training touch in a group setting. Workout with friends or become part of an elite group that likes to take things to the next level. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT & Core with Let's Go Fitness. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class includes a combination of low-impact HIIT and core exercises. All levels welcome. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Kerplunk! Dog Days of Summer. Saturday drop-in art class for all! Create some summertime art projects and beat the summer heat! FREE. One hour time slots available between 12PM-3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/kerplunk-dog-days-summer


​Woman: A Reflection Of Black Women And Our Mothers. ​Film screening. This film is a 10 minute in depth look into the relationships between Black Women and their Mothers. The film explores reason, response, and reflection of generational cycles. The screening will be accompanied by a pop-up exhibition that features the work of cinematographer Kirby Griffin. A note from the venue: in accordance with Baltimore City COVID Public Health guidelines, this show will be capped at less than 50% of capacity. While the bar will be open, they are requiring that the audience remain masked when not consuming beverages, regardless of vaccination status. Even at this reduced capacity, physical distancing will be very limited, as this is a small space. You will likely have patrons sitting directly next to, in front of, and behind you, at a distance of less than 6 feet. RSVP required. FREE, donations suggested. 3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/woman-reflection-black-women-and-our-mothers


​Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks. ​Summer vibes only! The Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks is the best way to spend a summer evening. This popular family-friendly event includes a glow in the dark finishers medal, glow bracelets available on race day, and great premiums from Brooks! Costumes and colorful clothing are encouraged! $45 until July 16, $50 after July 16. 8PM-10PM. Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N Tollgate Rd., Bel Air. https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/BelAir/CCRMoonlight5K



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Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Enjoy your favorite 26 postures perfectly blended with power vinyasa flow for an added aerobic element. You will feel wiped yet fulfilled, it will be exactly what you need! Come well-hydrated and ready to SWEAT!! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/

Low Impact Bootcamp with Fed Hill Fitness. 
​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give Fed Hill Fitness 45mins and they will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Core & Cardio with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class brings you body-weight Cardio and Core training (no equipment required). FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT with My Trainer Guy. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Get whipped into shape and challenge your competitive spirit. Group training offers you that personal training touch in a group setting. Workout with friends or become part of an elite group that likes to take things to the next level. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT & Core with Let's Go Fitness. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class includes a combination of low-impact HIIT and core exercises. All levels welcome. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Kerplunk! Dog Days of Summer. Saturday drop-in art class for all! Create some summertime art projects and beat the summer heat! FREE. One hour time slots available between 12PM-3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/kerplunk-dog-days-summer


The BIG Show on Stage​. The Big Show On Stage is a chance for members to show off their talent in front of the Creative Alliance community. There are many hidden (and not so hidden) talents in Creative Alliance's member community and expected performances range from song, variety arts, poetry readings, full band performances, amazing individual talents and so much more. You must be a member to register to perform. Performances should be one selection, up to 5 minutes in maximum length. Performer registration due by July 11, see link for details. $5, FREE members. 8PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/big-show-stage



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Yoga with Bikram Yoga Works. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Enjoy your favorite 26 postures perfectly blended with power vinyasa flow for an added aerobic element. You will feel wiped yet fulfilled, it will be exactly what you need! Come well-hydrated and ready to SWEAT!! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/

Low Impact Bootcamp with Fed Hill Fitness. ​
Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Ready to release all that COVID-19 related stress? This Outdoor Low Impact Bootcamp is for you! Give Fed Hill Fitness 45mins and they will return the favor in sweat, fun and muscle fatigue. Expect the unexpected, with a mix of plyometrics, cardio and core work that continually changes and challenges. Modifications offered for any limitations, all fitness levels welcome. Bring a towel and water bottle, you will need it! FREE. 10AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Core & Cardio with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class brings you body-weight Cardio and Core training (no equipment required). FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT with My Trainer Guy. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Get whipped into shape and challenge your competitive spirit. Group training offers you that personal training touch in a group setting. Workout with friends or become part of an elite group that likes to take things to the next level. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Central Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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HIIT & Core with Let's Go Fitness. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. This class includes a combination of low-impact HIIT and core exercises. All levels welcome. FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Yoga with Breathing Dragon Yoga. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. Come sweat with the Dragons! Breathing Dragon Yoga is Baltimore’s newest hot yoga studio and is proud to offer your favorite styles of yoga, Dragon Style! They offer a variety of yoga classes from Dragon Epic (Original Hot Yoga, which is Hatha Yoga in the Heat) to Dragon Power Flow (Vinyasa Flow) to Dragon Yin/Yang classes. They can’t wait to introduce you to all the different styles of yoga that they offer! FREE. 6PM. Harbor Point Center Plaza, 1310 Point St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/



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Bootcamp with XPF. ​Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Bootcamp is designed to give you an intense full body workout in the shortest time possible. Implementing the progressive, personal style of the XPF system; you’ll be training using athletic drills, body weight exercises, plyometrics, and much more. Expect to lose weight, improve your overall fitness level and have fun! FREE. 8AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Dance2Fitness with XPF. Free outdoor fitness classes! Waterfront Wellness is an annual series designed to make health and wellness easy for the local community. Classes run weekly from June 5 – September 30, 2021 (weather permitting). Due to safety guidelines and to help manage class sizes, all participants must pre-register for each class. ​Dance2Fitness is not a chore or punishment. It feels like you’re dancing with your friends at a party. 55 min of great music & crazy energy, combining dance & exercise moves PACKED into a FUN workout! FREE. 9AM. West Shore Park, 401 Light St., Baltimore. https://www.waterfrontpartnership.org/waterfront-fun/waterfront-wellness/


Kerplunk! Dog Days of Summer. Saturday drop-in art class for all! Create some summertime art projects and beat the summer heat! FREE. One hour time slots available between 12PM-3PM. Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2021/kerplunk-dog-days-summer


Farmers' Markets


Baltimore Farmers' Market and Bazaar. (April - December). The Baltimore Farmers' Market & Bazaar, returns for its 44th season. Just in time to kick off the spring season, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar welcomes back beloved elements like hot food vendors and the Bazaar’s artisans in a limited capacity. The Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar will continue maintaining public health regulations to provide a safe experience for all. Open Sundays 7AM-12PM, from April 4 through December 19. Holliday and Saratoga Streets, Baltimore. https://www.promotionandarts.org/events-festivals/baltimore-farmers-market-bazaar


BMI Farmers' Market. The BMI Farmers’ Market is a great way to spend your Saturday morning. Purchase fresh produce, oven-fresh bread and sweets, bright flowers, tasty ready-to-eat treats, artisan items, and more. Health guidelines including social distancing and use of face coverings will be in effect. Open Saturdays 9AM-1PM from May 15 through November 27. Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Hwy., Baltimore. https://www.thebmi.org/programs-events/bmi-farmers-market/


Catonsville Sunday Farmers' Market. ​Sponsored by the Greater Catonsville Chamber of Commerce, this Sunday Market offers produce picked at the peak of freshness along with a delicious variety of baked goods and specialty items that include adult-beverages. Meet the people who grow and produce the food and beverages you love. The Chamber is proud that the Sunday Market continues to be a community center, where friends and neighbors meet for a relaxed, old-fashioned farmers market experience. Open Sundays 9AM-12:30PM from May 2 through November 21. Catonsville Sunday Market, 15 Mellor Ave., Catonsville. https://catonsville.org/chamber-events/community-outreach/catonsvilles-farmers-markets/


Cross Street Farmers' Market. The Cross Street Farmers' Market is committed to supporting local farmers and providing the community with safe, convenient access to fresh food. ​Vendors span the entire length of E Cross Street, just outside of Cross Street Market. The Market hosts some of the best growers and makers from Maryland and surrounding areas - 75% of their vendors are Baltimore-based! Open Saturdays May 1-October 30, 9AM-12PM. E Cross Street between Charles and Light Sts., Baltimore. https://www.crossstreetfarmersmarket.com/


Fells Point Farmers' Market (year-round). Located at the corner of Broadway and Thames Streets in historic Fell’s Point, this market is a long-standing tradition. (You can still see the old stall numbers etched in the curbs surrounding Broadway Square). Stop by for grab-and-go bites, fresh produce and spirits from local distillers. Located just blocks away from downtown hotels, it’s also easily accessible from Water Taxi Landing 11. Open Saturdays, December through April, from 9AM-12:30PM; May through November from 7:30AM-12:30PM. Broadway & Thames Streets, Baltmore. ​http://www.fellspointfarmersmarket.com/


Good Life Thursday Farmers' Market. Local wine/local food/local music is Boordy Vineyard's motto! Come for some local veggies from their good friends at One Straw Farm, and flowers and ice cream from their neighbors at Belvedere Farm and Prigel Family Creamery. You can shop for coffee and kombucha, oysters and olive oil, and lots of delicious sweets and enjoy gourmet cooking from favorite restaurants: The Food Market of Hampden or La Barrita Restobar of Butcher’s Hill. Local musicians play every week – so please stay for a while and enjoy the food and music – there are picnic tables spread around and you are welcome to bring your own picnic blanket or chairs. Open Thursdays from 3PM-7PM May 6 through October 21. Boordy Vineyard, 12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes. https://www.boordy.com/visit/events/good-life-thursday-farmers-markets/


Kenilworth Farmers' Market. The Kenilworth Farmers Market is located at The Shops at Kenilworth in Towson at the lower level parking lot, “Down Under” the parking deck. Local vendors sell vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, cheese, pastries, honey, nuts, wine, flowers, mushrooms, spices, and more! Open Tuesdays from 3PM-6PM from April through November.​ The Shops at Kenilworth, 800 Kenilworth Dr., Towson. https://thekenilworthmarket.com/


Pikesville Farmers' Market. Local produce, meats, wine, spirits, candles, soaps and more! Open Tuesdays 2PM-6PM from May 18 through November 30. Pomona Square, 1700 Reisterstown Rd, Baltmore. https://www.pomchamber.org/farmers-market/


Pratt Street Market. Looking for an exceptional lunchtime experience? The Pratt Street Market has moved locations this year, one block to the west. Check it out beginning May 6th through October on Thursdays from 11AM-2PM. Located at Pratt and S Charles Sts., Baltimore. https://www.godowntownbaltimore.com/events/default.aspx?eid=8C7D6B08-BE54-EA11-A2F0-000C2975210C


32nd Street Farmers' Market (year-round). ​The Waverly Farmers Market is more than a source of good food, it’s also the Charles Village social event of the week. Open year-round, rain or shine, the market provides fresh fruit and veggies, thick slabs of meat ready for the barbecue as well as baked goods and preserves, among other culinary delights.​ Open Saturdays 7AM-12PM, all year long. Located in the parking lot at the intersection of E 32nd Street & Barclay Street, Baltimore. https://www.32ndstreetmarket.org/map/



Ongoing Online and Virtual Enrichment Events
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Miscellaneous and Just for Fun


LUNCH DOODLES with Mo Willems! Mo Willems, beloved children's author, invites you into his studio every day for his lunch doodle. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. If you post your art to social media, be sure to hashtag it with #MoLunchDoodles! New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1PM and then remain online to be streamed afterwards. Check back each weekday for new lunch doodles! FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems


Online - Itsy Bitsy Sing Along: Animals. Sundays. ​Everyone's favorite Kids Room activity is now online! Every Sunday, the Maryland Science Center will have a new Itsy Bitsy Sing Along, just like in the Kids Room. They'll feature a couple of sing along songs with activities to go along with them. This Sunday, the theme is all about animals, so get ready to walk on the wild side! FREE. 12PM-12:30PM. https://www.facebook.com/events/255106888957316/


DJ Kopec Dance Parties. Beloved local DJ Kopec is putting on dance parties from his basement via Facebook Live during this pandemic. He's got theme nights and charity drives going on while he bring some much needed fun and stress relief to his fans. Check him out here: https://www.facebook.com/DJ-Kopec-251296750552/


Mitchell School of Fine Arts Classes. ​Artist-owner Trevor Twist has modified youth and adult art lessons of varying skill levels through a virtual classroom, focusing on artist expression across the likes of painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Ongoing. Times and prices vary. Via Zoom. https://www.mitchellartschool.com/classes--private-lessons.html


Museums, National Parks and Gardens


Volunteer Park Conservatory Live Stream. You can get "plant therapy" on your couch for free through their live streams. Word is these live streams happen around mid-day, but if you miss a live stream, Instagram holds onto them for 24 hours; just check out their "story." FREE. https://www.instagram.com/vpconservatory/


Virtual Tour of The Waddesdon Manorm in Waddesdon, England. This Neo-Renaissance style château that has been a Rothschild family home since the late 1800s. The house, the grounds, and the majority of the collections seen throughout the home have been left to the National Trust, so that the public can visit and appreciate the home and gardens. The gardens were designed by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild with help from landscape architect Elie Lainé. The breathtakingly beautiful interiors of Waddesdon Manor can also be virtually toured using the link provided. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyYuxTfdtKo


Virtual Tour of Claude Monet’s Garden, Giverny, France. Claude Monet's garden inspired much of his painting. Royal Academy curator Ann Dumas introduces Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny in Normandy, which is open to the public between March and November and maintained by a team of gardeners led by James Priest. FREE. Garden tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjWx2WNXFF4


Virtual Tour of Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago IL. With over 50,000 members, the Chicago Botanic Garden has the highest membership of any public garden in the United States. The Garden consists of 385 acres and has a grand total of 27 gardens and four natural areas. Some of the 27 gardens include the English Walled Garden, the Japanese Garden, and the Plant Science Center. Boyce Tankersley, director of plant documentation, takes you on a tour of what's in bloom this summer. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aV0Ryaw0hGc


Virtual Tour of Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Papaikou, HI. ​The Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden sits on 17 acres and it includes not only its own garden, but a nature preserve as well. With waterfalls, streams, and a boardwalk situated on the Pacific coast, this virtual tour is certainly a calming one, both visually and audibly. Expect to see more than 2,000 plant species, including over 80 species of heliconias and bromeliads, not to mention coconut and mango palm trees that have been around for over a century. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtZ0dcUzGX8


​Virtual Tour of Kew Gardens, Richmond, England. Kew Gardens is part of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, which also includes Wakehurst, a historic house and garden located over an hour away, in West Sussex, England. Located on 326 acres and boasting its own palace, Kew Gardens is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This virtual tour of 10 of the top ten sites in the Kew Gardens, also includes Kew Palace, the main surviving structure is known as Dutch House, which was once the residence of King George III and his family. Kew Gardens and Wakehurst have a grand total of approximately 27,000 taxa of plants, over 8 million specimens of plants and fungal herbarium, and a seed bank that contains more than 40,000 species. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioG_Vfh0Kxw


Virtual Tour Five National Parks. If you want to escape to the great outdoors, you can virtually explore national parks. Google Arts & Culture teamed up with five national parks across the country to provide video tours led by rangers. From glaciers in Alaska to volcanoes in Hawaii, the tours will take you on incredible journeys. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/parks


Museum Tours from Around the World. On Google Arts & Culture, you can take a virtual tour of thousands of museums around the world. According to Fast Company, the tech giant partnered with more than 2,500 museums and galleries, some of which include the Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and London's National Gallery. FREE. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

Virtual Tour the Louvre. While the Louvre in France is closed, you can virtually tour their exhibits. Tours allow you to zoom in on certain pieces and descriptions for more information. FREE. https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne


Virtual Tour Buckingham Palace. An iconic building and official residence of The Queen, Buckingham Palace has been the focus of many moments of national celebration. It is also a busy working building welcoming tens of thousands of people through its gates each year for Investitures, Garden Parties, Audiences and other events. Explore this magnificent building via a virtual tour. FREE. https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace


Virtual Tour of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL. Vizcaya is a Mediterranean Revival-style villa with Baroque elements that was once the home of businessman James Deering. The estate consists of 43 acres. It took eight years and $15 million to build the villa, and another year to complete the Italian Renaissance-style gardens and Vizcaya Village, which consists of 11 buildings across 12 acres, including greenhouses, fields, staff quarters, a garage, barns, and workshops. Explore the grounds and buildings in this virtual tour. FREE. https://vizcaya.org/virtualtour/


Virtual Tour of The Frick Collection, New York, NY. ​This Beaux Arts-style mansion located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan was once home to Henry Clay Frick, one of the most prominent industrialists during the Gilded Age. Take a virtual tour and see Old Masters paintings, decorative arts, and European sculptures in this former residence turned art museum, which includes Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Whistler, Bellini, Vermeer, and Goya, to name a few. FREE. https://www.frick.org/visit/virtual_tour


​Virtual Tour Monticello, Charlottesville, VA. At just 26 years old, future President Thomas Jefferson inherited a plantation in rural Virginia. An architecture enthusiast, Jefferson himself devised a combination of Neoclassical and Palladian architecture for the estate that would come to be known as Monticello. It is now a National Historic Landmark, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On your hour-long virtual tour, a Monticello guide will lead you in real-time through the first floor of Thomas Jefferson’s mountaintop home. You will get a private, unobstructed view of the house and collections and discuss important issues such as Thomas Jefferson’s role as a nation builder and Monticello as a plantation powered by the labor of enslaved African Americans. There are also "family tours" available, with information geared more toward families with children aged 5+. Both tours uses Zoom to connect visitors from across the globe. During the tour, you can ask your Monticello guide questions, which will be answered in real-time, making for an interactive and unique experience. $10. Daily: 10:30AM & 4PM Live Virtual Tours for Families; 1PM & 2:30PM Regular Live Virtual Tours. https://www.monticello.org/visit/tickets-tours/guided-virtual-tours/


Virtual Tour of the Vatican Museums. Instilling a sense of wonder in everyone who enters, the 15th century Sistine Chapel is most renowned for Michelangelo's ceiling frescos. You'll have them (and the rest of the place) to yourself if you visit virtually, before making your way through a whole series of Vatican Museums—not least, Raphael’s Room and the New Wing. FREE. http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.1.html


The National Museum of Natural History. One of the world's most visited museums, and in our own backyard, this branch of the Smithsonian is magic at keeping kids of all ages entertained and learning. If your household could use some of that right now, head on in and start exploring the fossils, ocean life, even the insect zoo. And for pure eye candy, hit the Gems and Minerals Wing, or the Butterfly Pavilion. FREE. https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour


Volcanoes National Park. ​It may not be the best known of our national parks, but Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island is certainly one of the most unforgettable, as you'll experience on this ranger-led tour. You’ll see stunning images of the rippling black rock formations and the still-fiery lava flows that feed them. You’ll also stand inside a rainforest, go underground to tour a lava tube and take a helicopter flight over an active volcano—a vantage you’d be hard pressed to find on an actual visit. FREE. https://artsandculture.withgoogle.com/en-us/national-parks-service/hawaii-volcanoes/nahuku-lava-tube-tour​


The British Museum. ​Home to no fewer than 8,000,000 works, this is one of the world's largest collectiosn. Even the tiniest objects hold their own on this virtual tour - you can view individual pieces, play audio to learn more, and search for related works. There's also a scrolling capability that lets you go back thousands of years. FREE. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/


Tour the Taj Mahal. Built by a 17th-century Mughal emperor in memory of his favorite wife, who died during childbirth, the Taj Mahal is one of the most lavish architectural tributes on earth. For perspective on how the marble exterior shade-shifts throughout the day, from early-morning pinks to dusky blues, check out this video. The persistent thrum of tour groups makes the scene that much more realistic. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=665AHTNpf2o


Virtual Deep Dives. Immerse yourself in the deep blue sea. NOAA is willing to take you there gear and cost free: You can do a series of virtual dives through National Marine Sanctuaries, whether you want to peace out to the waters around American Samoa (don’t miss Big Momma), the Florida Keys (have a look at the Aquarius Reef Base research center) or any of several spots in between. FREE. https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/vr/


​Street Art Tours. If you’ve ever turned a city corner to be stopped in your tracks by the Technicolor explosion of a mural, you know the impact of street art. You can explore the world’s best graffiti, from Buenos Aires to Bombay, in Google’s impressive Street Art collection. See dozens of collections of the world's street art including giant abstractions that transform no-nonsense industrial buildings in Moscow, portraits in the arrondissements of Paris, and in Berlin, relive the fall of the wall through its iconic graffiti. FREE. https://streetart.withgoogle.com/en/online-exhibitions


Northern Lights. The traditional version of Northern Lights chasing includes piling on layers of clothing, waddling into a gorgeous but bone chilling expanse, waiting, running inside to warm up and repeating this dance hoping that you don't miss your chance. One advantage of watching from home, which you can do thanks to Manitoba’s Churchill Northern Studies Center, is that you cut straight to nature’s most amazing light show. As luck would have it, late winter into early spring (i.e., now) happens to be among the best times to tune in. FREE. https://explore.org/livecams/aurora-borealis-northern-lights/northern-lights-cam


​The Great Wall of China. Of the Great Wall's 4,000 total miles, 3,000 or so are walkable. Visit this New Wonder of the World virtually and start doing reconnaissance for your own trek without wearing out the tread on your gym shoes. FREE. https://www.thechinaguide.com/destination/great-wall-of-china


Zoos and Aquariums


Smithsonian National Zoo Webcams. ​Aquariums and zoos across the country are live streaming their animals, so you can see what they're up to. Smithsonian's National Zoo has webcams of naked mole-rats, lions, giant pandas, and elephants. While the webcams will remain online, the animals might not be visible because volunteers won't be operating the webcams. FREE. https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams


Cincinnati Zoo's Home Safari Facebook Live. These live videos highlight an animal everyday at 3PM. If you don't have social media, you can access the videos on the zoo's website. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/events/2915534028492292/?event_time_id=2915534041825624 or http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/


Houston Zoo Webcams. Tune in to the Houston Zoo webcams to see giraffes, gorillas, elephants, chimps, rhinos, and and leafcutter ants. FREE. https://www.houstonzoo.org/explore/webcams/


The Monterey Bay Aquarium Webcams. Through 10 webcams, you can virtually visit sea otters, moon jellies, sharks, penguins and other see creatures. FREE. https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams


The National Aquarium Webcam. Tune into the National Aquarium's Blacktip Reef, Jellies Invasion and Pacific Coral Reef livestreams and enjoy a piece of the Aquarium from home. Cameras are only live streaming during business hours. After hours you can enjoy a previously recorded live stream segment. FREE. https://www.aqua.org/Experience/live#pcr


San Diego Zoo Webcams. ​The country’s most-visited zoo, with more than 3,500 animals in residence, was a pioneer in the world of open-air habitats and remains a leader in conservation science. You can catch a number of the most beloved inhabitants on live streams. Your virtual visit even has an edge over real life: Though mega-celebs Bai Yun Xiao Liwu were repatriated last year, you'll still find great archival footage of them on the Panda Cam. FREE. https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams


Safari Live. SafariLive comes very close to the experience and thrill of going on a safari. Track lions, leopards and hyenas as you make your way around herds of wildebeest and elephants, all while expert rangers school you on what you're seeing. Great inspiration to book your next safari, when we are all out of our social isolation, of course. https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/ or https://www.facebook.com/WildEarthLIVE/videos/904091053345547/


Musical Performances


Cris Jacobs. Baltimore’s own rock-and-roll legend has started performing regular at-home solo sessions, performing old favorites as well as songs from his latest record, Color Where You Are, with a portion of tips donated to a new charity every week. FREE, tips welcomed. Tuesdays at 8PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/crisjacobsmusic/. Virtual tip jar: https://www.paypal.me/crisjacobs1, Venmo @cris-Jacobs-1


Baltimore Choral Arts Society presents Music with the Maestro. ​Spend your Thursday happy hour with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society with at-home performances like Mahler's 8th Symphony and interviews with fellow orchestra leaders like maestro Marion Alsop of the BSO. FREE. Thursdays at 5:45PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/baltimorechoralarts/


Rachel Ann Morgan Band. Spend your weekend with this singer-songwriter and her rock fusion band who will be performing acoustic happy hour sets of original tunes and fan-favorite cover songs. FREE, tips welcomed. Saturdays at 4PM. Facebook Live. https://www.facebook.com/RachelAnnMorganMusic/ Virtual tip jar: https://www.paypal.me/rachelannmorgan

The Metropolitan Opera. The Metropolitan Opera is streaming encore performances from the past 14 years on its website until the end of their closure. All of the “Nightly Met Opera Streams” will begin at 7:30 PM. Each performance is available for a period of 23 hours, from 7:30 p.m. EDT until 6:30 p.m. the following day. Access the performance by clicking on the link on the homepage, or through the Met Opera on Demand apps. FREE. https://www.metopera.org/


BroadwayHD. BroadwayHD, a streaming service for theater fans started in 2015, has long been bringing Broadway performances to people’s living rooms. On the platform, subscribers will find a combination of acquired performances including performances of Cats, The King and I, and Sound of Music, along with originals the platform filmed including performances of Kinky Boots and 42nd Street, from Broadway, The West End, and other elite venues around the world. The platform is currently offering a free seven-day trial, along with a wildly affordable $8.99 monthly plan. So go ahead and watch as many times as you want. You can even sing along if you please because you’re in your own house, who’s going to complain? $8.99/month or $99.99/year after the 7 day FREE trial. https://www.broadwayhd.com/


Digital Stage from The Kennedy Center. Watch extraordinary performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond. They'll feature original works, new clips, and the best of their vast archive which you can also explore on your own. FREE. https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/


Berlin Philharmonic. ​​The legendary Berlin Philharmonic is essentially playing house concerts with no door charge. Redeem the voucher code BERLINPHIL and receive free access to all concerts and films. FREE. https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/live


​Vienna State Opera. One of the world's great opera houses, the Wiener Staatsoper, is now streaming not only operas, but also ballets. They're previously recorded, of course, but to keep the experience as authentic as possible, the lineup even mimics the original 2020 schedule. After registration on their website, the subscription can be booked free of charge until further notice. FREE. https://www.staatsoperlive.com/. Additional information found here: https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/en/staatsoper/news/detail/news/the-wiener-staatsoper-is-closed-but-continues-to-play-daily-online/


Sydney Opera House. Now is your chance to take a peek inside the Sydney Opera House. Accompanied by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, cellist Benjamin Schwartz and soprano Nicole Car, you'll wander through a day in the life of the site, from early morning, before the performers arrive, to stolen moments between acts. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hunddVoMjo


Educational Resources and Entertainment for Kids


Scholastic Education Courses. To help millions of students whose schools have closed continue to learn, Scholastic is offering free day-by-day projects. According to its website, “Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.” The educational projects are categorized by grade levels, which range from pre-k and kindergarten to grades 6 plus. FREE. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html


Coloring Pages. Baltimore artist Landry Randriamandroso has announced that he will be posting coloring pages for kids and adults on his Facebook page. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012200018757


Science at Home. These science experiments, brought to you by the Maryland Science Center, will keep kids' minds learning and engaged. FREE. https://www.mdsci.org/learn/resources/science-at-home/


American Visionary Arts Museum Educational Resources. ​AVAM offers art workshops at the museum year-round that complement their collection and exhibitions. With these videos, they are coming to YOU with how to's of art projects you can do right at home with everyday household items. Enjoy, and have fun! FREE. http://www.avam.org/for-educators-and-educatees/educational-resources.shtml


Baltmore Museum of Industry. Museums offer a rich learning experience which doesn’t have to stop when you’re at home.  Keep kids of all ages engaged during this break from school with these FREE activities designed and collected by the education staff at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Check back regularly for new activities that explore local industry which we hope will inspire the inventors and innovators of tomorrow. FREE. https://www.thebmi.org/visit/visit-from-home/


Mother Goose on the Loose. ​This exciting fun-filled story time uses rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. Mr. Cork is presenting his interactive story time via his Facebook page. He goes live every day at 10:30AM with a new story and at 4:30PM with a dance party! FREE (tips accepted via Venmo and Paypal). https://www.facebook.com/sprocketlearning/


​Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is dedicated to teaching students about the history and culture of the Chesapeake Bay’s communities and environment. Scroll down this home page to the Classroom Resources section for links to lessons and videos that you can introduce to children who are home from school. FREE. http://cbmm.org/learn/school-programs/


​The Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium. The Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium has created a webpage to provide access to many at home learning resources from some of New York City's cultural institutions. Check back often. More content connections are being added everyday! FREE. https://macaccess.org/home-new/at-home-activities/


Wilkening Consulting. A Seattle based parent and museum consultant has compiled a list of museums with online lesson plans and learning. Check back often for updates and additional links. FREE. http://www.wilkeningconsulting.com/parental-resources.html


Neil Gaiman Reads. English author, Neil Gaiman, is known for writing a vast array of books from graphic novels to children’s books, from short stories to collaborations with the late-great Terry Pratchett. Readers may also know Neil Gaiman for his soothing voice when he reads the likes of Lewis Carroll’s The Jabberwocky in no other than a tulgey wood for a charitable cause. Gaiman has shared free online readings of his works The Graveyard Book and Coraline. Head to his Mouse Circus website for younger readers to listen. FREE. http://www.mousecircus.com/videos/


Goodnight with Dolly. Beginning April 2nd, everyone’s favorite Book Lady, Dolly Parton, is bringing children and families everywhere just what they need during a time of unrest. Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly reading select Imagination Library books. It is the hope that this gift will further inspire a love of books and shared storytime during this important period. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to coping kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates. There are also links for activity sheets on the site. FREE. https://imaginationlibrary.com/goodnight-with-dolly/


ZUMBA & More with Alondra. Zumba and exercises for kids and teens with Alondra through Facebook Live! A unique way of exercising through dance and movement. Say goodbye to stress and have fun! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @alondraGrisel-Flores. FREE. Tuesdays at 6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/zumba-more-alondra or https://www.facebook.com/Creativealliance/


Exercise Classes and Videos


Barry's Bootcamp. Can't get to the gym? Barry's, a gym in NYC, will be streaming a band workout at least once a day on its Instagram. FREE. https://www.instagram.com/barrys/channel/


Planet Fitness. Planet Fitness will stream at-home workouts on its Facebook Live every day starting at 7PM. The classes will be led by Planet Fitness trainers and special guests like 'The Biggest Loser' coach Erica Lugo and Jerry O'Connell. The workouts are available to everyone, including non-members. FREE. https://www.facebook.com/planetfitness/

YMCA Exercise Videos. During this time of uncertainty, the Y is here for you. The Y continues to be your support for health and wellbeing, wherever you are. Regular exercise is one component of a healthy lifestyle that can help reduce stress and prevent illness. The Y is offering a variety of at-home exercise options called YMCA 360. You can take group exercise classes for all ages right in your own home at no charge for a limited time! Find some of your favorite classes by browsing videos. https://ymca360.org/


Virtual Marine Biology Camp. During the school shutdowns, Oceans Initiative decided to launch this (very) informal, impromptu, Virtual Marine Biology Camp. They thought it would be fun to be able to hang out online and talk about whales and dolphins and other marine life. They are streaming live on Mondays and Thursdays at 11AM PDT, which is 2PM Eastern, on both Facebook and Instagram. If you miss an episode, you can watch the videos at the link provided. FREE. Mondays & Thursdays at  2PM. Live streaming here: https://www.facebook.com/OceansInitiative/

or https://www.instagram.com/oceansinitiative/?hl=en. Watch videos later here: http://oceansinitiative.org/virtual-marine-biology-camp/


Kore Bootcamps. Virtual Bootcamp! Keep fit while social distancing. $50, first month only. https://korebootcamps.com/


Live Online Yoga Classes. FREE classes provided by some of your favorite LOVE Evolution Studio teachers! LOVE Evolution, in support of the #flattenthecurve mission, is providing yoga to the people - ALL the people. Join the Facebook group and create an account with Love Evolution to access the online classes. Classes are offered at various times through the day. Everyone in the group must have a signed waiver to participate. Create an account and accept/acknowledge our waiver at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/LoginLaunch?studioid=771375 before requesting access to the Facebook group. Be sure to use the website NOT the app. FREE. Facebook Private Group page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LESclasses/. Love Evolution's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/loveevolutionstudio/


​Yoga Live! Movement as a Self Love Language. While you can’t head to Creative Alliance, that doesn't mean you can't continue monthly yoga sessions! Grace Marshall will be on Facebook Live Saturday mornings providing all with her Yoga: Movement as a Self Love Language workshop! This yoga class contains a plethora of movement styles for you to experiment with and incorporate into your own routine at home. Work with the natural rhythms of your body and learn breathing techniques to increase the mind and body connection. Visit this Facebook event on Saturday to join in Live! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @gracemarshmallow. FREE. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/yoga-movement-self-love-language-2


ZUMBA & More with Alondra. Zumba and exercises for adults with Alondra through Facebook Live! A unique way of exercising through dance and movement. Say goodbye to stress and have fun! Tip your instructor via Venmo: @alondraGrisel-Flores. FREE. Saturdays at 6PM. https://www.creativealliance.org/events/2020/zumba-more-alondra or https://www.facebook.com/Creativealliance/



Cooking Classes and Videos


Baltimore Chef Shop. The “recipes and tips” section of Baltimore Chef Shop has instructions and videos for some fun and kid friendly recipes. FREE. https://www.baltimorechefshop.com/recipes


Great Italian Cooking Lessons With Massimo Bottura. On MasterClass, the subscription site that taps into the expertise of top names in a variety of fields, from the arts to business, you can learn the secrets of contemporary Italian cuisine with the maestro himself, Massimo Bottura, whose three-Michelin-star Osteria Francescana twice took top place at the World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards. The course, called Massimo Bottura Teaches Modern Italian Cooking, covers a lot of ground, from learning how to make Mediterranean-style sole to a “better than panettone” souffle. $90. https://www.masterclass.com/  You can also find Bottura cooking lessons for free with the recently launched “Kitchen Quarantine” series on his Instagram site, where the famous chef shows what he’s cooking at home during the pandemic. https://www.instagram.com/massimobottura/channel/?hl=en


How To Make Carbonara With Michael White. Chef Michael White of Marea, Morini, and Ai Fiori knows carbonara. He talks through what al dente means, how to cook spaghetti perfectly al dente, whether you should use guanciale, bacon, or pancetta, and whether it’s ever appropriate to throw your spaghetti against the wall. The real secret, though, is copious amounts of pecorino and parmesan cheese. FREE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-IDUHH0_ow