Chances to see a whimsical musical and to bowl under a glow

Family-friendly entertainment is abundant this weekend in Carroll. Century High School will present the kid-compatible “Seussical the Musical” with opportunities for a character meet and greet before the matinees. The family fun can continue at Greenmount Bowl’s Twilight Rock and Bowl, which will be held the first Saturday of every month. After all that quality time, register early for Four Seasons Sports Complex’s Parent Date Night so you can have some time to yourselves.

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Century High’s ‘Seussical’

Experience a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza inspired by the writings of Dr. Seuss during Century High School’s spring production of “Seussical the Musical” at 7 p.m. April 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14 and at 2 p.m. April 7 and 14.


The award-winning Opening Knights Drama Club will bring all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination — Jojo. The colorful characters will transport audience members from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.

A character meet and greet will be held at 1 p.m. before each matinee. For an extra charge, children will be able to have their photo taken with characters from the show, have their face painted, and engage with characters at coloring and activity stations. All who purchase a meet and greet ticket will be admitted early to the auditorium.

When: 7 p.m. April 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14; 2 p.m. April 7 and 14

Where: Century High School, 355 Ronsdale Road, Sykesville

Cost: $12

Tickets may be purchased online at www.centurydrama.com or at A Likely Story Bookstore in Sykesville. For more information, call 410-386-4400 or email lahewit@carrollk12.org.

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Twilight Rock and Bowl

The first Saturday of every month is now Twilight Rock and Bowl Saturday at Greenmount Bowl in Hampstead. For a pice of $14 per person you get two hours of bowling, shoe rental and free song choices on the jukebox under a light show on the lanes.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, April 7

Where: Greenmount Bowl, 1625 N. Main St., Hampstead

Cost: $14

Call ahead for lane reservations at 410-374-6211.

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Parent Date Night

Four Seasons Sports Complex will host an evening for the kids so parents can have a date night Saturday, April 14. Kids can do crafts, watch a movie, eat dinner, play games, have a Nerf gun battle and eat a snack between 4 and 8 p.m.

When: 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14

Where: Four Seasons Sports Complex, 2710 Hampstead Mexico Road, Hampstead


Cost: $30 for first child, $10 for second child, $5 for each additional child

To register, visit www.4seasonssportscomplex.com and click Events & Parties. Register under Date Night. For more information, call 410-239-3366.