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Tortoise and Hare Day

Join us for the celebration of the childhood classic book!

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Join us on Saturday, August 11 from 10 AM - 5 PM for a day full of family fun and learning. Enjoy dancing and singing with the Kindersinger: Tortoise and Hare program. Join us for yoga for little ones during Magical Mats. Build early literacy skills in our Mother Goose on the Loose®program. Plus, make-and-take a fun art project at our Pop-Up Art station, and join in an interactive Circus Science program where you’ll learn the tricks behind your favorite circus acts in a super fun and active way!

Activities include:

  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Create your own look when you make Hare Headbands!
  • 11:00 & 11:30 AM: Sing, dance and clap along with the Kindersinger as she puts on a performance of Tortoise and Hare!
  • 11:30 AM: Learn early literacy skills in Mother Goose on the Loose.
  • Noon - 2:00 PM: Use your imagination to dream up a magical creature - and then become whatever your mind desires thanks to facepainting from Landre SFX.
  • 1:00 & 1:30 PM: Practice mindfulness, relaxation, and yoga during a session of Magical Mats.
  • 1:30 & 2:30 PM: Meet, touch, and learn about the main charcters with our friends at Wildlife Adevntures!
  • 1:00 - 3:00 PM: Explore science, math, and cool ways to make learning fun at our STEM Station!
  • 1:00 - 3:00 PM: Get creative and tap into your inner artist as you create Paper Bag Tortoises at our Pop-Up Art Station.

Please note that activities and schedules are subject to change.

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Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government.

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