This week, celebrate Juneteenth, Father’s Day, AND Pride Month with Montgomery Parks! Check out these activities Friday, June 17, to Sunday, June 19!
Introduce your children to the trumpet, trombone, and French horn at the Parks Playhouse Junior FREE concert on Friday, June 17, 10 a. The New Orchestra of Washington’s brass section performs at Wheaton Local Park, 11729 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring.
Skaters, bring your skateboards, scooters, inline skaters, and roller skates, and enjoy our Skate Night on Friday, June 17, 6 pm to 8 pm, at Woodside Urban Park, 8800 Georgia Avenue, in Silver Spring. Disc jockey, food truck, and popular local skaters. Free admission!
(Update: Saturday, June 18, 8:03 am – Drag Queen Story Hour is canceled, due to unforeseen circumstances.)
Celebrate Pride Month with the kids at Drag Queen Story Hour with Citrine at Brookside Gardens on Friday, June 18, at 10 am. Free! Cosponsored by WAM and FAM and Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County, Maryland.
Josiah Henson Museum and Park and Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park mark Juneteenth this weekend.
Josiah Henson turns 233 this month. So, Josiah Henson Museum celebrates with a FREE birthday party for him on Saturday, June 18, 10 am 4 pm. Enjoy activities, refreshments, and free museum admission.
Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park marks Harriet Tubman’s bicentennial birthday with the “Before She Was Harriet” StoryWalk®. Stroll with your children and read the book together. Then, stop by the visitor center to pick up a take-home activity on Saturday, June 18, 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday, June 19, 12 pm to 4 pm. All FREE!
Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park also offers the Underground Railroad Trail Guided Hike on Saturday, June 18, at 10 am. Register online or stop by the visitor center for tickets the day of the program.
Treat Dad to ice skating, kayaking, or crafts for Father’s Day!
Montgomery Parks’ indoor ice centers offer Father’s Day Skate on Sunday, June 19. Dads skate free with one paid admission. Father’s Day Skate is at Cabin John Ice Rink from 12:30 pm to 2 pm and at Wheaton Ice Arena from 1:30 pm to 3 pm.
Get Dad into nature and watch wildlife while on a Lake Tour by Kayak on Sunday, June 19, 9 am, at Black Hill Regional Park. Must have kayaking experience. Open for ages twelve and older. Registration required.
Get artsy with Dad and Create Your Own Stepping Stone to add to your yard and garden or place on a wall. The program is Sunday, June 19, 3 pm to 5:30 pm, at Locust Grove Nature Center. Register each person who will make a craft.
Looking for other Father’s Day activities? Visit “Things to Do” on our website.
Discover your happy place in Montgomery Parks!