7:00pm-8:30pm CST: Paper Source Virtual Valentine Card Making
Feel the love with some Valentine fun at our latest handmade cards workshop. Perfect for virtual hang out with your gals or some cozy solo crafting time. Make one-of-a-kind cards that you can gift to your significant other or your bestie on Valentine’s Day. Shop our recommended supplies here and our optional, add-on supplies here.
2:30pm-4:30pm: Parent & Me Valentine’s Drip Cake with a Sugar Cookie Cake Topper
Join Dawn Alston from Ravy Cakes, competitor on Food Networks Wedding Cake Championship, for our Parent and Me Valentine’s Day drip cake with a Sugar Cookie Cake Topper.Each team will receive a crumb-coated, 6-inch, two layered Cake. Each team will learn piping techniques, how to apply buttercream to the cake, how to decorate the cookie cake topper, and how to apply drip onto the cake. Chef Dawn will also share additional tips and tricks for cake decorating.
10:00am: Red Panda Valentine’s Day-inspired Workshops!
A day off from school and a full morning of art fun! Make magical heart worlds and raining heart wall hangings inspired by the art of Chris Uphues. All supplies are included and delivered to you (local delivery only)! Workshop is designed for ages 5 to 10.
4:30pm: Red Panda Valentine’s Day-inspired Workshops!
Give a loved one the gift of flowers that can last forever! Join us during this 90-minute workshop as we create multiple types of flowers from polymer clay. Clay flowers are added to a canvas to create an enchanting hanging garden. Workshop is best for ages 8+. Adults are welcome to participate, this could be a perfect grown-up and child activity! All materials are included and delivered to you.
4:00pm-4:30pm & 4:30pm-5:00pm: Valentine’s Cupcake Decorating at American Girl Store
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with sweet treats! Your girl will love adding her own special touches to girl- and doll-sized cupcakes with plenty of frosting and sprinkles to make them extra special!
5:00pm-6:00pm: Valentine’s Kids Night In with My Gym
A special one-hour “evening” event where kids will spend time together on Zoom enjoying fun games and activities with their favorite teachers. Sign up online HERE.
11:00am-1:00pm CST: Paper Source Virtual Galentine Hangout
Grab your gals, pals and best buds to join us at the Paper Source Galentine Virtual Hangout! Spend your favorite brunch time learning to make champagne cocktails, long-lasting paper blooms and DIY pressed flower candles with the Bouqs. We recommend crafting along with us with our Big Blooms Paper Flowers Kit and creating bubbly brunch cocktails with our DIY Mimosa Kit (purchased separately). Take 20% off your order when you add the Galentine Virtual Hangout to your cart & use code GALENTINE20 at checkout.
10:00am: Red Panda Valentine’s Day-inspired Workshops!
Spend your Valentine’s Day morning with us as we celebrate all things love! Workshop runs from 10AM to 11AM and includes a collaborative painting project for the whole family! All ages 2+ welcome. All supplies included and delivered to you (local delivery only). $25/family.
10:00am: Virtual concert with Marsha & the Positrons
A 30 min concert; all are welcome! Tune in on Marsha’s Facebook live page.
12:00pm & 5:00pm EST: Laurie Berkner’s Valentine’s Day Party Virtual Concerts for Families
Laurie encourages fans of all ages to decorate their homes for Valentine’s Day and to wear something fun and valentine-y to the show — shades of pink and red are the order of the day, and love-hearts are the shape of the hour! $20 Regular*/$80. Meet & greet add-on package. Group discounts available.
2:00pm: Adventure Theatre presents The Heartcracker Ballet
Adventure Theatre MTC’s Sunday digital productions will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a reading of the new play The Heartcracker Ballet by Margaret Gorman. In this new work, middle-schoolers Zelda and Therese are dear friends who have been dancing around one question for some time now: how do you admit to your friend that you want to go out with them? Adventure Theatre MTC’s digital productions are Sundays at 2PM ET free on Facebook-live.
2:00pm-4:00pm: Card making at The Lane
What’s Valentine’s day without a homemade card covered in paste and construction paper hearts? There will be hot chocolate, card making, masks, social distancing, and someone else (The Lane staff) cleaning up afterward.
2:30pm: Shrek at the Drive-In
Enjoy Valentines as a family, includes admission for the whole car, family size popcorn, a rose for Mom, & a special sweet treat, This special showing is only offered as a package.
Valentine’s at-home mini kit from Nook
Host a mini Valentines Day Celebration for 5 little loves. In this kit you’ll get: a cookie decorating kit from Fluffy Thoughts Cakes, with 5 heart-shaped cookies, 3 bags of colored frosting, and a Valentines sprinkle mix, a Valentines Day activity, provided by BumoBrain, plates, napkins, and wooden (kid-friendly) knives for easy frosting application. Pre-order your kit by February 5th. Kits will be available for pickup at Nook Ballston Quarter or Nook Bethesda Row on February 11 & 13 between 9-11am.
Eliana’s Light is taking its 6th Annual Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids & Cookies for Caregivers community service program virtual! You can be a part of a collaborative effort to share positive messages of kindness, care, and compassion for children with complex medical conditions, their caregivers & their care providers at pediatric medical centers. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for all ages, schools, organizations, businesses, and associations! For more information, please click here. Gather your family members, friends, and colleagues as they can participate from anywhere in the world.
YearCheer is the solution for busy moms who want to create memorable moments for their kids, but are so busy managing the day to day of their work and family that “having fun” often falls to the bottom of the to-do list. You can order individual holiday boxes delivered to your door or get a subscription so all the holidays are covered!
10 DIY activities for kids to share love thanks to Kiwi Co
Pure Wow has 41 fun and easy Valentine’s crafts
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Valentine bundle includes Valentine bundle includes I Love You block or two heart ornaments, a heart tote, paint brushed and heart candles. They also offer adult workshops!
This Valentine’s Day, the Rosslyn BID wants to help you show some love and gratitude! Rosslyn Love is a community-wide activity where you can share your appreciation for your friends, family, coworkers, significant other or even your favorite local business! Now through February 1, participants can submit a message through this link to be displayed on five temporary murals on Wilson Boulevard outside of the upcoming Highlands development. The murals will be installed February 8 and will be up through the end of the month for the entire neighborhood to see!
Henry’s Sweet Retreat in Bethesda will have Valentine’s goodies; likely cookies to decorate. Check back for more details.
Get the very best Valentine’s Day chocolate for your loves!