**The museum is closed Mondays from October to May**


All Upcoming Events

1/19/2016 - 5/08/2016
NEW EXHIBIT: 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




2/09/2016
Thrifty Tuesday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7.  Enter the garage at or after 12:30 pm and exit by 5 p.m.  Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/09/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/10/2016
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
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Parachute Games: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/11/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30am



2/11/2016
Thrifty Thursday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1pm - 4:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7. Enter the garage at or after 12:30pm and exit by 5 pm. Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/12/2016
Fantastic Friday
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • The Money Game: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/13/2016
Presidents' Day Weekend Fun!
Join us for a special Littles' Day dedicated to children 5 and under!
  • The Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Strike Bowling: 10am - 4:30pm
  • Kindersinger - Snowy Day Fun!: 11am & 11:30am
  • Cook & Tell - Apple Pie Spice Mix: 12pm, 1pm & 2pm
  • Pop Up Science: 1pm &1:30pm
  • Magical Mats Yoga: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm




2/13/2016
Family Valentine's Dance Party!
6pm - 9pm
Don your best “play” attire and enjoy an evening of dancing, playing, exploring, and making great memories with your family at Port Discovery’s Valentine’s Dance Party!
 
• Family Dance Party with DJ Holly
• Make a Light up Valentine for your loved ones
• Valentine's Cookie Decorating
• Open play and museum exploration (without the crowds!)
• Pizza and beverages
 
$15 for members/$18 for non-members. Children under 2 are free.
$7 parking available at Harbor Park Garage
 
For tickets, CLICK HERE or purchase directly at the Box Office. 
*Tickets are limited and available on a first-come, first served basis. Ticket must be purchased by Feb. 11 and will not be sold at the door.

Cookies generously donated by Debi’s Cake Studio.



2/14/2016
Presidents' Day Weekend Fun!
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
  • Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
  • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




2/15/2016
Presidents' Day Fun!
We are open today from 9:30 am to 5 pm!
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm
  • Marsha and the Positrons: 12:30pm & 1:30pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm




2/16/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/16/2016
Thrifty Tuesday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7.  Enter the garage at or after 12:30 pm and exit by 5 p.m.  Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/17/2016
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
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Parachute Games: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/18/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/18/2016
Thrifty Thursday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays .Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7.  Enter the garage at or after 12:30 pm and exit by 5 pm.  Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/19/2016
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: 4pm - 6pm
  • Create & Read: 4pm - 8pm
  • Family crafts: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Bike Rodeo and Safety Demonstration: 5pm & 6pm
  • Circle Time: 6pm
Tickets must be purchased at the door. No other discounts or coupons accepted.



2/19/2016
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Money Game: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/20/2016
Down on the Farm Day!
Join us for a special day dedicated to learning about Maryland Farms! Explore our newest exhibit, Here We Grow!, and enjoy farm-themed activities including:
  • BAWK Chicken Noise Makers: 10am - 12pm
  • Barnyard Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Pop Up Science - Here We Grow!: 11:45pm, 12:45pm & 1:45pm
  • Touch and Discover Station - Animals: 10am - 12pm
  • Life on Yoga Mountain: 1pm
  • New Moon Theater - Tall Tales of the Wild West: 1pm & 2pm
  • Handprint Sheep: 1pm - 3pm
  • Touch and Discover Station - Plants: 2pm - 4pm
For more information on Here We Grow!, click HERE.



2/21/2016
Pumpkin Theatre Workshops at Port Discovery!
Pumpkin Theatre now offers world-class workshops at Port Discovery for children ages 4 - 9!

Fun with Improvisation and Comedy

Kids will learn how to take the first fun steps into the realm of improvised play by learning how to share a scene, work together and apply basic comedy principles.

Ages 4 - 6: 11am - 12:30pm
Ages 7 - 9: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Important Notes:
  • Each 2 hour workshop is $35. Port Discovery members receive a $5 discount
  • Parents can drop off/pick up at the museum
  • Play in the museum after the workshop for just $10 per person
For a complete program description and future workshop dates, click here. To enroll please call 410-902-1814 or email communicate@pumpkintheatre.org.



2/21/2016
Super Sundays
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
  • Exploration Station: 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
  • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




2/22/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



2/23/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/23/2016
Thrifty Tuesday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7.  Enter the garage at or after 12:30 pm and exit by 5 p.m.  Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/24/2016
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
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Parachute Games: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/25/2016
Circle Time
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.

11:30 am



2/25/2016
Thrifty Thursday
Enjoy a discount admission of $8 from 1 pm - 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays .Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers.

Guests can park on the rooftop of Harbor Park Garage for $7.  Enter the garage at or after 12:30 pm and exit by 5 pm.  Must park on the rooftop to receive discount. Pick up a validated parking ticket at the box office.



2/26/2016
Fantastic Fridays
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family!
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
  • Money Game: 11am
  • Circle Time: 11:30am
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 11:30am & 12:15pm




2/27/2016
Sensational Saturday
Join us for a day filled with fun for the entire family! Activities include:
  • The Magic Carpet: 10am - 12pm
  • Art a la Cart: 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
  • Circle Time: 11am & 12pm
  • Exploration Station: 1pm - 3pm
  • Music with Mr. Norman: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Pop Up Science: 1pm & 1:30pm
  • Plays in the Park: 2pm




2/27/2016
Plays in the Park - Bringing the Rain Back to Kapiti Plain
2pm

This interactive, theatre based program is the first within Port Discovery’s brand-new “Plays in the Park” series. Using an updated revival of one of the museum’s first performing arts shows, our guests will learn the fundamentals of presenting a play. Families will play fun theatre games about stage directions, concentration, and creativity. All culminating in a theatre presentation where every acting and technical role will be completely kid-operated! Guests will use puppets, instruments, props, and a few special effects to bring Verna Aardema’s famous African folktale, Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain, to life for a new generation.



2/28/2016
Super Sundays
Join us for fun, educational activities that the entire family can enjoy!
  • Percussion Garden: 12:30pm - 3pm & 4pm - 5pm
  • Circle Time: 1pm
  • Mother Goose on the Loose: 1:30pm
  • Math-antics Circle Time: 2pm
  • Art a la Cart: 2pm - 4pm
  • Jingle Jangle Music Time: 2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm
  • Kamishibai Story Time: 3:30pm




2/29/2016
Museum Closed
During the months of October through May, the Museum is closed on Mondays except during select public school holidays.



5/14/2016
Pumpkin Theatre Workshops at Port Discovery!
Let's Make a Play! Creative Play Production
Kids can explore all elements of designing and producing an original play.

Ages 4 - 6: 9am - 10:30am
Ages 7 - 9: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Important Notes:
  • Each 2 hour workshop is $35. Port Discovery members receive a $5 discount
  • Parents can drop off/pick up at the museum
  • Play in the museum after the workshop for just $10 per person
For a complete program description and future workshop dates, click here. To enroll please call 410-902-1814 or email communicate@pumpkintheatre.org.



6/11/2016
Pumpkin Theatre Workshops at Port Discovery!
Shadow Puppets: Building and Playing with Shadow Puppets
Kids will experience a shadow puppet play and then create their own puppets and perform a puppet play of their own!

Ages 4 - 6: 9am - 10:30am
Ages 7 - 9: 11:30am - 1:30pm

Important Notes:
  • Each 2 hour workshop is $35. Port Discovery members receive a $5 discount
  • Parents can drop off/pick up at the museum
  • Play in the museum after the workshop for just $10 per person
For a complete program description and future workshop dates, click here. To enroll please call 410-902-1814 or email communicate@pumpkintheatre.org.





Wonders of Water