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Where to Celebrate Passover in Baltimore

Passover round-up

Passover is almost here! In addition to scoping out the latest kosher for Passover goodies (sriracha or red velvet macaroons, anyone?) and solidifying your seder plans, consider checking out one or more of these family-friendly events to add some extra fun to your holiday celebrations. Remember, this year Passover begins at sundown on Friday, April 3rd.

The Great Matzah Bake
Make your own matzah, learn the Four Questions in American Sign Language, and enjoy a PJ Library Passover story time and craft. RSVP requested. Fun for all ages.
B’nai Israel: The Downtown Synagogue, 27 Lloyd Street
Sunday, March 29, 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Hands on Holiday
Bring the little ones to one of these three free sessions for stories, songs, and crafts to celebrate Passover. Best for ages 5 and under.
Ivy Book Shop, 6080 Falls Road
Sunday, March 29, 10 a.m.
Roland Park Library, 5108 Roland Avenue
Wednesday, April 1, Noon
Light Street Library, 1251 Light Street
Wednesday, April 8, 10:15 a.m.

Matzah Madness at Port Discovery
Enjoy a fun day at Port Discovery with a Passover twist! Listen to a Passover story, taste different types of matzah,
and learn about the science of matzah balls. Brought to you by the Macks Center for Jewish Education. No pre
registration required. Free with admission to Port Discovery.
Port Discovery Children’s Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore
Tuesday, April 7, 10:30 a.m.

Matzah Madness at J Town
Celebrate Passover at J Town–the exciting, new Jewish indoor play space at the Park Heights JCC. Passover stories
will be read hourly followed by crafts and other Passover-themed activities.
J Town, Park Heights JCC, 5708 Park Heights Ave.
Wednesday, April 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Passover Family Farm Day – Exodus from Egypt
Learn the skills you would have needed to survive in the wilderness after leaving Egypt including: making mud bricks and fire, solar ovens and water heaters, foraging for wild edibles, and shepherding. Program includes a kosher for Passover lunch. RSVP required by April 1st.
Pearlstone Center, 5425 Mt. Gilead Road, Reisterstown
Wednesday April 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Mimouna: Israeli-Style Post-Passover Picnic
Experience a traditional Israeli-style post-Passover celebration complete with traditional Mimouna pastries, music, henna tattoos, and Moroccan crafts. Free.
Congregation Chevrei Tzedek, 3101 Falstaff Road
Sunday, April 12, Noon-3 p.m.

Hosting a seder this year? Check out these video tutorials on making the perfect chicken soup and matzah balls. Attending a seder elsewhere? Earn your host’s eternal appreciation by whipping up this delicious chocolate torte.

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