Special Events

Charles County's Largest Indoor Snowball Battle
Too much fun! We have partnered up with ICE! at the Gaylord National with a special character for all to see! We have over 1,000 indoor soft snowballs ready for a night of fun and feats of skill Join us as we defy the weather with a winter wonderland inside our community center gym. No mess, no slush, no tears.

Resident Fee: $5 • Non-Resident: $6

  Location Day Date Time  
Age 4-10 Somers F Sep 20 6:30-8:30p Register

Fall Baby Bazaar
Buy and sell pre-loved baby, toddler, and maternity items at our semi-annual Baby Bazaar! Each rental space is 12’. Event held inside, rain or shine. Children must be supervised at all times. Vendors may set up between 8:00-9:00a. Shoppers admitted at 9:00a. Free admission to shop!

Saturday, October 5 • 9:00a-Noon
Somers Community Center

Rent Space and One Table: $20 - Online Registration
Rent Space and Provide Own Tables (2 Table Max): $10 - Online Registration

Fishin' Buddies Derby
Don’t miss the Fall 2019 Fishin’ Buddies Derby! Teams – consisting of one adult (age 21+) and one child (age 6-15) will compete in two different age divisions for largest and most Bluegill, Crappie, and Bass with a special award for Trout and Catfish. Bank anglers will compete separately from those who fish from a boat. Pre-registration required.

Team Fee: $10 • Registration opens September 3

  Location Day Date Time
Age 6-15 Gilbert Run Sa Oct 12 7:00a-12:30p

Scarecrow/Pumpkin Carving
Enjoy a morning of pumpkin carving and scarecrow building. One pumpkin, tools, straw, and a large clear bag for your scarecrow included. Participants must provide an old shirt, pants, and pillowcase for the scarecrow.

Resident Fee: $15 • Non-Resident: $17

  Location Day Date Time  
Age 3-12 Wade Sa Oct 19 10:30a-Noon Register
  Henson Sa Oct 26 10:30a-Noon Register

Mother and Son Carnival Night
Come one, come all - the hottest carnival is in town! Enjoy a night out with your son with carnival-themed games, food, activities, and keepsake crafts.

Resident Fee: $15 • Non-Resident: $17 • Additional Child: $5 each

  Location Day Date Time    
Age 3-12 Wade F Nov 1 6:30-8:00p Register Add'l Child

Superhero Day
Calling all superheroes! Spend the morning with us and brush up on your superpowers by participating in fun activities to enhance your abilities to run faster than a speeding bullet, jump over tall buildings, and complete the obstacle course.

Resident Fee: $15 • Non-Resident: $17

  Location Day Date Time  
Age 3-9 Somers Sa Nov 16 10:00a-Noon Register

Santa Paws at the Park
No matter whether your furry friends were naughty or nice, bring them out to get a picture with Santa! Admission includes a professional digital copy of your picture for your holiday card. Once finished, get a jump start on your stocking stuffers! Tangible donations are welcomed to support the Tri-County Animal Shelter. All animals must be on a leash or in a kennel and shots must be up to date. Pit Bulls are allowed in Turkey Hill Park but not permitted in the fenced-in dog park. Rain date: December 7.

Admission Fee: $5

  Location Day Date Time  
All Ages Turkey Hill Park Sa Nov 23 11:00a-2:00p Register

Swimming with Santa
Whether you’ve been naughty or nice…bring your swimsuit and join Santa in the pool for holiday fun and games. Activities include above water or submerged picture with Santa, water games, and an arts and crafts station. Pictures with Santa begin at 2:15 pm! Please note new location: Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center.

Admission Fee: $8

  Location Day Date Time  
All Ages DM Wade Pool Sa Dec 7 2:00-4:00p Register

Santa's Hotline
Through the power of technology and the help of Santa’s elves, Santa will call your child to find out what they want for Christmas and to find out if they have been naughty or nice. Calls will be made between 6:00-8:00 pm. on Monday, December 9. Limited to first 200 registered.

Registration Fee: FREE

  Day Date Time  
Age 2-10 M Dec 9 6:00-8:00p Register