Weekend Plans, Jan. 2-5


It’s is officially the start of a new year, and much weekend fun is on the calendar. Here is Baltimore Style’s lineup of great events around the area between Thursday and Sunday.


Breastfeeding Support Group

Led by a certified lactation specialist, this weekly support group will help you connect and share with other moms on the breastfeeding journey. The Womb Room, noon-1:30 p.m. Free. wombroom.mom

Game Night at Pitango Bakery

Happy hour plus game night equals a good time. Sip on discounted drinks as you play a game from Pitango’s selection or one of your own. Pitango Bakery + Cafe, 4-9 p.m. Free. pitangogelato.com


First Friday at the Maryland Science Center

The first Friday of every month means $10 admission to the Maryland Science Center. STEM activities and hands-on fun await you around every corner. Maryland Science Center, 5-8 p.m., $10. mdsci.org

Half-Price Friday Nights

All the fun for half the price. Spend any or every Friday night with 20,000 plus amazing, aquatic animals at the National Aquarium. Sponsored by M&T Bank. Fridays, National Aquarium, 5-8 p.m. $20/adult, $15/child.  aqua.org

2020 Baltimore Crankie Fest

In a uniquely Baltimore tradition, speakers unroll scrolled panoramas, known as crankies, with illustrated stories. Sit back and enjoy the tales. Additional showings through Jan. 5.  Creative Alliance, 8 p.m. $18, $15/members. creativealliance.org


Owl Prowl

Let’s venture into the woods to track this luminous and wide-eyed wonder: owls! For ages 8 to adult, but kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, 5-6:30 p.m. $5. otterpointcreek.org

Weekend Walk-In: Crazy Crown

At this month’s drop-in art workshop, create your very own royal headpiece out of shiny tape, faux flowers and more. American Visionary Art Museum, 1-4 p.m. $5, plus museum admission. avam.org

Come Together

A roster of Baltimore’s premier musical talent comes together to take on songs by The Beatles. Proceeds benefit the Maryland Food Bank. The 8×10, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $18. the8x10.com

Sunday 5

Learn to be a Magic Wizard

For kids ages 6-11 who love the fantastical and can’t wait to get their hands on a good STEM activity. Registration required and kids must be accompanied by an adult. Baltimore County Public Library, Pikesville Branch, 2-3 p.m. Free. bcpl.info.

Cancer Sucks, Let’s Dance: Benefit Class

Proceeds from this dance masterclass will benefit Jessica Rigney, former co-director of The Collective who is battling breast cancer. All skill levels welcome. The Collective, 10-11:30 a.m. $15. collective-dance.com

Winter Lights: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio

Christmas may be over but the holiday cheer continues at a classical music concert, featuring four esteemed soloists performing pieces by Bach and neo-Baroque composer Tomaso Albinoni. The Church of the Redeemer, 4-6 p.m. $25. bachinbaltimore.org

Soul Bowl

Tonight, bowling shoes double as dancing shoes. This monthly adults-only party has it all: bowling, music, food, and drinks. Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, 10 p.m. $10 admission, $10 per game. bcrp.baltimorecity.gov

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