Family Fun/ All Ages


On Target Battle Zone- 2900 Hamilton Avenue

Nerf battles (all ages), water battles, play areas, and birthday parties.

Mutt Mart- 2904 Hamilton Avenue. Sells pet supplies. Hosts adoption events and fundraisers.

Cadet Martial Arts & Fitness - 5503 Harford Road Traditional martial arts.

Function- 4709 Harford Road. Special event space so check calendar for offerings. Art gallery and music/performance space.

The Children's Bookstore in Lauraville- 4717 Harford Road

Offers workshops, guest authors, and other events.

The following resturants have a "kids area":

Los Rancheros Restaurant- 5506 Harford Road. Carry-out or order online.* Mexican food.

Silver Queen Cafe- 5429 Harford Road. Carry-out and NEW outdoor seating and liquor license* MD inspired seasonal and local food, cocktails, and more.

Red Canoe- 4337 Harford Road. Carry-out and outdoor dining. * Coffee. breakfast, and lunch.

Snowballs! Closed for the season:

One Sweet Moment- 2914 Hamilton Avenue. Baltimore's best snowball!


Baltimore International Academy Inc. Office - 5434 Harford Road. Free, public charter school, language immersion and international baccalaureate. School is located in Frankford.

Mid Atlantic Center for the Performing Arts - 5543 Harford Road. Professional dance training for all ages.

Williams Educational Services, - 5718 Harford Road. Suite 201. In home and academic tutoring services.

Four Hour Day Lutherie- 4305 Harford Road. Offers classes and concerts. Makes instruments like luther and ukuleles.

Hamiltone Music- 3015 Hamilton Avenue. Offers classes and repairs.

Domesticity: Fabric Shop & Sewing Studio- 4313 Harford Road. Offers classes.

Note, the following places are outside of the HLMS official boundaries.

The Enoch Pratt Free Library, Hamilton branch- 5910 Harford Road. Outside the Main Street but only a few blocks north.

Walther Gardens 3501 Southern Avenue. A combination garden nursery, old-fashioned store and seasonal gift shop, and one of Maryland’s oldest snowball shops. The store is actually is a refurbished 1885 Queen Anne Farmhouse


Fairwood Forest Baltimore’s newest community forest. It’s a biologically diverse 4-acre forest patch along the 5800 – 5900 blocks of Fairwood Avenue. Fairwook Ave looks like an alley, but the forest is towards the middle of the block.

Herring Run Park is the area’s best green space. Sections are closed for bridge construction but the park has trails, playgrounds, and more.

Burdick Park has a playground. A new dog park will be coming soon in a few years!

public School gardens and playgrounds:

City Neighbors Hamilton 5609 Sefton Avenue

Hamilton Elementary/Middle 6101 Old Harford Road. New community park coming in 2022.

Garret Heights Elementary/Middle 2800 Ailsa Avenue

Malone Children Memorial Playground Located at 4310 Raspe Avenue and is across the street from the school City Neighbors Charter School (a different location from City Neighbors Hamilton). The school community built a playground on a vacant lot to honor the Malone family, which lost six children in a blaze that engulfed their three-story home.