April 17 High Tech Egg Hunt. Kids ages 8+. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Hike and hunt through the woods. Learn how to use a GPS unit, then spend the day on a springtime geocaching adventure to hunt for springtime treats. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.

April 19 The Jungle Book. Kids ages 4+. 11 a.m. and ASL interpreted performance Apr. 19 at 2 p.m. Orphaned in the jungle as an infant and adopted by a wolf pack, young Mowgli, the man-cub is taught the Laws of the Jungle by Baloo, the bear and Bagheera, the panther. As Mowgli discovers himself and his place as a human, the jungle's greatest menace, Shere Khan, the Bengal Tiger prepares to finish the kill he abandoned years ago. ASL interpreted performance Apr. 19 at 2 p.m., Sensory-friendly performance May 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets online. Runs through May 26. $$ Adventure Theatre - MTC, Glen Echo, MD.

April 19 Sid the Science Kid: The Movie. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 2:15 p.m. Join us for a screening of the hit PBS KIDS film, Sid the Science Kid! Tickets online. $$ National Children's Museum, National Harbor, MD.

August 18 STEM in Spring. Kids ages 5 to 10. Programs run throughtout the day. School may be out for spring break, but your kids can still learn while they have fun! Enjoy special STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) programs all week long! $$ Port Discovery Children's Museum, Baltimore, MD.

April 19 Tiny Tots @ 10:00. Kids ages 4 and under. 10 a.m. This Puppet Co. program is designed for the youngest theater patrons. The shows are shorter, the lights stay on, the doors stay open, and everyone has a great time! This week featuring: Bunny Business. Pre-Purchases are strongly recommended. $$ Glen Echo Park, Bethesda, MD.

April 20 Dinosaur Egg Hunt. Kids ages 3 to 8. 12:30, 2:00 and 3:30 p.m. Explore the world of dinosaurs with our themed egg hunt! Enjoy a brief program on dinosaurs and a craft before you search for eggs in Nature Playce. Preregister. $$ Hidden Oaks Nature Center, Annandale, VA.

April 21 Easter Monday: A Washington Family Tradition. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrating Easter Monday and Earth Day together for one special event. There will be a traditional Easter Egg Hunt and animal demonstrations as well as well as visits from the Easter Panda. Also, in honor of Earth Day, you can bring your old cell phone to recycling stations at the MetroPCS booth. FREE National Zoo, Washington, DC.

April 22 Tudor Tots: Growing Gardeners. Kids ages 2 to 4. 10 to 10:45 a.m. Meet to read, sing and play in the picturesque gardens. This program offers a new theme each week, from "adventurous animals" to "growing gardens" and more. Children will participate each week in an interactive read-aloud, songs and themed movements, all related to the week's topic. Register for one or multiple sessions online. Tickets online. $$ Tudor Place, Washington, DC.

April 22 Woodsy the Owl Scavenger Hunt. Kids 4 to 8. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Celebrate Earth Day by taking a scavenger hike to discover the living things to be found in the sky, land and water. Preregister. $$ Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton, MD.

April 23 Homeschool Extravaganza. Meadowside Nature Center invites homeschoolers to experience bugs, birds, butterflies and more! During this special two-day event homeschoolers can explore one or more topics through outdoor discoveries, live animals, games and pellet dissections. Various ages groups, topics and times can be found online. Preregister. $$ Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, MD.


Pam Rynkowski