You mean after all the Halloween activities and election fever, you don't just want to veg this weekend? (That would be my plan, if it could be.)

Well, if not, there are still some fun things going on to tell you about, thanks to interns Lindsey Citron and Raven Smith:


Thursday, Nov. 6:

Thanks to Our Heroes: Card making for all types of heroes, including firefighters, soldiers, teachers, etc., at 3:30 p.m. at the Anne Arundel County Public Library  Linthicum Branch, 3:30 p.m., All ages. Free. 410-222-6265,

Baltimore School for the Arts concert: High school orchestra recital, Baltimore School for the Arts, Schaefer Ballroom, 712 Cathedral St., Baltimore, 4:30-6 p.m. Free. 443-642-5171,

Friday, Nov. 7:

Rocknoceros Concert: The Rocknoceros group teaches kids about teeth brushing, the 50 states, and other fun facts through songs at 10 a.m. at The Other Barn, 5851 Robert Oliver Pl., Columbia. Ages 2-5 with adult. $4.75. 410-730-4610,

Madeline and the Bad Hat: Musical based on the novel performed by the ArtsPower National Touring Company at the Amoss Center, Thomas Run Rd., Bel Air, 7-8 p.m. Ages K-2 recommended. Adults-$9, Kids-$7, premier seating-$11 (all ages). 410-836-4211,


Irish Festival: The Maryland Irish Festival offers fun for all ages in the Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium. There will be Irish food, dancing, music and family activities. The festival runs 6 p.m.-11 p.m. tomorrow11/7, noon-11 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5-$10; for those older than 12; free for children younger than 12. Call 410-905-7969 or go to

Talking Bones: Learn to identify and classify different types of bones in an interactive workshop atEden Mill Nature Center, 1617 Eden Mill Rd., Pylesville, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Ages 14+. Must pre-register. Free. 410-836-3050,

Saturday, Nov. 8:

Sweets and Treats: A summer camp themed drop-in features s'mores, ice cream, and games at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills Jewish Community Center, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Grades K-5. $30 for members, $50 for non-members. Call 410-356-5200 or email

Many Faces, Many Voices in Your Family: Make a family tree while learning what makes your family the same and different, Nov. 8, AACPL, Severna Park Branch, 10 a.m., Ages 3-8. Free. 410-222-6290,

Recycled Crafts: Use leftover and recycled materials to make fun crafts, Nov. 8, Carroll County Public Library, Westminster Branch, 10 a.m., Ages 15-17. Free. 410-386-4488,

"Dr. Franklin’s Physicks," Demonstrations of Ben Franklin’s Science: One of many sessions offered by the Hackerman Academy of Mathematics and Science Saturday Morning Science Series, Towson University, Smith Hall, Room 326, Towson, 10-11:30 a.m. or 12-1:30 p.m., Students of all ages. Free. 410-704-3659,

Infant-Toddler Day: A day of fun-filled activites for infants and toddlers, featuring performances by Pam Minor the Kindersinger at 1 and 1:30 p.m., and appearances by Bubbles the Clown and Pets on Wheels from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Port Discovery Children's Museum. Free. 410-864-2681,

Sunday, Nov. 9:

JCC College Fair: An opportunity for high schoolers to learn and meet with college representatives from more than 50 colleges and universities at the Rosenbloom Owings Mills JCC, 3506 Gwynnbrook Ave., Owings Mills, Workshops from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., College representatives from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Grades 9-12. Free. Register online at; 410-356-5200.

Rhythm of Blues: A demonstration of music by Mississippi Delta at 2 p.m. at Baltimore County Public Library in Catonsville. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 410-897-0951,

Jesse & James and Mutts Gone Nuts: A family-friendly comedy show featuring dog tricks and more at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave. 3 p.m. Free. All ages. 410-276-1651,

PJ Library presents Milkshake: The band Milkshake performs at 4 p.m. at the opening of the PJ Library, a free Jewish book club which provides children ages 6 months-5 ½ years free books and music for a year.  Goucher College, Kraushaar Auditorium, Towson. Free. Ages 6 months-5 ½ years. Contact Melissa Lebowitz at 410-735-5013,