Events Happening Today

4/17/2016 - 10/08/2016
Here We Grow!
Here We Grow! will introduce children and their caregivers to farm processes, products and people through the themes of science and technology, history, local ecology, global economics and art. Through words, ideas, sounds and interactive elements the exhibit will help visitors develop an appreciation for the importance of agriculture in their everyday lives and teach concepts of agricultural conservation and sustainability.

Here We Grow! was made possible in part by:

Locally sponsored by:


Here We Grow! was also made possible by generous support from: Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board, Wright Family Foundation, Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation, Inc., Maryland Egg Council, Inc., Maryland Soybean Board, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, Maryland Dairy Industry Association, Inc., Maryland Agriculture Resource Council,Inc., Dairy Farmers of America, Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association




9/26/2016 - 9/29/2016
Museum Closed
During the month of September, the Museum is closed Monday through Thursday for exhibit maintenance and staff training. September hours of operation are as follows:
  • Fridays: 9:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturdays: 10am - 5pm
  • Sundays: 12pm - 5pm
Standard hours of operation will resume on October 1st.



All Events Happening On or After Today

9/30/2016
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!

Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Mother Goose on the Loose:
10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!





10/01/2016
Healthy First Saturday
Start your month off the healthy way at Port Discovery's community health fair!
  • The Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 11:30am
  • Kindersinger- Kinderfit!: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
  • Plays in the Park - Tiger Tales: 2pm




10/02/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Circle Time:
1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
Where everyone is a scientist!  Join us for interactive science games, experiments, and projects.  Make a hoop glider, sound sandwich, and more!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



10/03/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



10/04/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.




10/05/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am – 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



10/06/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/09/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Circle Time:
1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
Have fun with numbers, shapes, sizes, telling time, and more! Relax in The Oasis. Enjoy books, music, songs, rhymes, and play. Explore math in new ways

Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
Where everyone is a scientist!  Join us for interactive science games, experiments, and projects.  Make a hoop glider, sound sandwich, and more!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



10/10/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



10/11/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/12/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am – 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



10/13/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/16/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Circle Time:
1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
Have fun with numbers, shapes, sizes, telling time, and more! Relax in The Oasis. Enjoy books, music, songs, rhymes, and play. Explore math in new ways

Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



10/17/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



10/18/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/19/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am – 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



10/20/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/21/2016
Target $2 Family Fun Night
Join us on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night from 4pm until 8pm. General admission is just $2 per person after 4pm.

Tonight's special activities include:
  • Bmore Fit: 4:30pm - 6pm
  • MD SPCA with Katie Flory: 4pm - 6:30pm
  • Create & Read: 4pm - 8pm
  • Family crafts: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Circle Time: 6pm
Tickets must be purchased at the door. No other discounts or coupons accepted.



10/23/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Circle Time: 1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
Where everyone is a scientist!  Join us for interactive science games, experiments, and projects.  Make a hoop glider, sound sandwich, and more!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!



10/24/2016 - 10/24/2015
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



10/25/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/26/2016
Wonderful Wednesdays
Join us for a special day dedicated to children ages birth through 6 years. Participate in imaginative music and literacy programs designed to develop early learning skills.

Percussion Garden: 10am – 12pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30 am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Scooter Mania: 11am
Engage in a series of movement challenges that are designed to enhance physical, social/emotional, and cognitive development by propelling a small board on wheels while controlling speed and direction. Work on balance, improve self-confidence, and increase flexible thinking during this exciting activity.

Circle Time: 11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!



10/27/2016
Fun Family Activities
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Circle Time:
11:30am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.



10/29/2016
Fall-O-Ween Family Festival
Are you looking for a family-friendly, not-so-scary event to kick off the fall season?  Put on your favorite costume and join us for our annual Falloween Family Festival and enjoy these fun activities:
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • The Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
  • McCormick's Cinnamon Bats: 11am - 2pm
  • Wildlife Adventures: 11am - 2pm
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Landre SFX/Facepainting: 12pm - 2pm
  • Schumbug: 1pm - 3pm
  • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
  • Plays in the Park: 2pm




10/30/2016
Super Sunday
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!

Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity of discovery where participants are encouraged to play on (or with) a wide variety of percussion instruments. Through play, children learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds

Circle Time:
1pm
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.

Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
Have fun with numbers, shapes, sizes, telling time, and more! Relax in The Oasis. Enjoy books, music, songs, rhymes, and play. Explore math in new ways

Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
Stop in and enjoy quick and portable art activities designed to encourage children to create artworks and explore different media on the go!

Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm
Enjoy the art of Japanese paper theater that combines storytelling with illustration!





Wonders of Water