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January 14 - 20

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Sunday Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Toddler Time program offers the little ones free run of all open courts in the park, as we only allow ...

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $9 for 60 minutes. One adult per toddler is FREE. Additional adults are $9
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Pontoon Boat Rides

Come take a ride on the Braden River and Evers Reservoir. The rides start at 10am and run every two ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Jiggs Landing Fish Camp, 6106 63rd St E, Bradenton, Florida 34203
  • Cost: $7/adult and $5/child under 12.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Sarasota Children's Garden Art from the Heart

"Art From The Heart" is a new Kindness Project at The Children's Garden & Art Center that encourages children (and ...

Let's Go Skating! at Stardust Skate Center

Let's Go Skating! Join us at Stardust for a fun and exciting roller-inline skating session, filled with your favorite songs, games, ...

Sailor Circus Academy and Windjammers Unlimited Free Concert

Join us as the Windjammers marks its return to the Sailor Circus Arena with a FREE concert filled with classic ...

Youth Aerial Yoga Class at Circusoul

Youth Aerial Yoga (AGES 7-12) @ CircuSoul Yoga This youth yoga class is a great fit for the modern kid. Our ...

Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle

The community drum circle at Siesta Key Beach plays every Sunday in Sarasota, about 1 hour before sunset, just south ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Youth Genealogy Program

The ChiChi-Okobee Society Children of the American Revolution is pleased to announce its 2018 Youth Genealogy Program. This program is ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Children's Garden and Art Center, 1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.sarasotacar.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure is an intimate hour-long experience where guests will learn all about the career paths of our dogs, ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Preschool Craft and Storytime at Arts-A-Blaze

Preschool Craft and Story Time is held on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 for little artists ages 5 and under. Each ...

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure is an intimate hour-long experience where guests will learn all about the career paths of our dogs, ...

Sarasota Children's Garden "Art Rocks"

Bring your little "Monet" or "Picasso" to our Painted Bird Art Gallery for a cool art project to take home. ...

Youth Aerial Yoga Class at Circusoul

Youth Aerial Yoga (AGES 7-12) @ CircuSoul Yoga This youth yoga class is a great fit for the modern kid. Our ...

Chick-fil-a Family Night

We offer Family Nights to bring families together through food and fun. We want to help parents take the “mystery” ...

Cheap Skate Night at Stardust

It's "CHEAP SKATE" Night at Stardust! Every Tuesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Admission is only $5 per person Bring your own skates ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: Stardust Skate Center, 2571 12th Street, Sarasota FL
  • Cost: $5 (skate rental is $3, or bring your own)
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Bradenton Beach Ghost Tour

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Sarasota Children's Garden "Teaching Garden"

We welcome you and your children to visit our "Teaching Garden" Wednesday mornings from 10am to noon. This little garden ...

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure is an intimate hour-long experience where guests will learn all about the career paths of our dogs, ...

Daytime Open Gym at Lakewood Ranch Gymnastics

This is a time where kids (ages 18 months to 18 years) can enjoy non-structured free time in the gym. ...

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

Join us for Storytime -- reading, singing and activities! Fun for all!

Publix Aprons Cooking School

It's Taco Night! Round your friends and family up and join our chefs at the Aprons kitchen for a taco ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: Publix Aprons Cooking School: 2875 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $75
  • Website: www.publix.com
  • Category: Classes

Nokomis Beach Drum Circle

The Drum Circle is one of Casey Key's most unique and celebrated events. On any given Saturday and Wednesday evening ...

Beginning Archery at Sarasota Archers

Every Wednesday night at 6:00 pm, instruction on the basics of archery. All equipment supplied buy the club, free for ...

Bradenton Beach Ghost Tour

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Mommy and Me at Mote: Thursday Morning

Children and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed crafts, games, songs, stories and role play and then enjoy a ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: One class: $16 for Mote members ($6 for each additional child); $20 for non-members ($7 for each additional child).
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Classes

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Toddler Time program offers the little ones free run of all open courts in the park, as we only allow ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $8 for children 5 and under. 1 Parent is Free, Additional Parent is $8.
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers

Stories and illustrations are often a child’s first exposure to the joy of reading and the wonder of art. ROAR! ...

Crafts at Learning Express Toys

Join us for a fun craft activity! Requires reservations

Gulf Coast Music Therapy Music Class at Swim Gym

Drop-ins welcome! Classes are at 11am every Thursday. Come join our hosts Gulf Coast Music Therapy for a 30 minute ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: 5002 Lena Road, Suite 102 Bradenton Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $12 a class or get a punch card for $40 for 4 classes.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Mommy and Me at Mote: Thursday Afternoons

Children and their favorite adults learn together through marine-themed crafts, games, songs, stories and role play and then enjoy a ...

  • 1:20 pm 
  • Location: Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: One class: $16 for Mote members ($6 for each additional child); $20 for non-members ($7 for each additional child).
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Classes

Lil' Picasso Class

Each week the instructor teaches a specialized project customized for our 3-6 year old artist. Parents are welcome to participate ...

Art Making at Art After Five at The Ringling

Join us on Thursday nights to receive discounted admission to the museum as well as a special art-making program relating ...

Orientation Training for Faulhaber Fab Lab at Suncoast Science Center

The Faulhaber Fab Lab is a non-profit digital fabrication lab where students, teachers, hobbyists, entrepreneurs, business owners, retirees, inventors, or ...

Cheer Clinic at South Florida Gymnastics

SFG is getting prepared for cheer try-outs! This clinic is for middle school aged and above. The clinic takes place ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: South Florida Gymnastics: 3241 59th Drive East, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $15 per class
  • Website: www.sfgymcheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Bradenton Beach Ghost Tour

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Sarasota Native American Indian Festival

Come join us and experience the culture and artistry of the Native American people at the 11th annual Sarasota Native ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34237
  • Cost: Tickets at the gate, $8 adult, $4 children 6-12, 5 and under are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Homeschool Days at Mote Marine Aquarium

Join us each month during the school year for Mote Homeschool Days. Students and chaperones enjoy an exciting day of age-appropriate, ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $20 for Mote members; $26 for non-members
  • Website: mote.org
  • Category: Classes

Bradenton Boat Show

Boats, accessories, fishing equipment and more along with fishing seminars.

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard Palmetto FL 34221
  • Cost: $5 for Adults. Children 12 & under FREE. Parking is FREE.
  • Website: bradentonboatshow.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Puppy Kindergarten Adventure is an intimate hour-long experience where guests will learn all about the career paths of our dogs, ...

ROAR! Ringling Order of Art Readers

Stories and illustrations are often a child’s first exposure to the joy of reading and the wonder of art. ROAR! ...

Sarasota Children's Garden Nature Explorers

Be a "Nature Explorer" every Friday at 11am sharp! This new and exciting program allows us to observe the Wonders ...

Gymnastics Open Gym at North Port Gymnastics

North Port Gymnastics offers 2 Friday Open Gym sessions divided by age group! Tiny Tumblers 18 mos to 5 years: Come on ...

Open Gym and Clinics at South Florida Gymnastics

South Florida Gymnastics offers 3 fun options every Friday for ages 5 and up! Handstand/ Cartwheel Clinic from 4:00-5:00pm1st and 3rd ...

Foundations Academies: Snow Slide

Come one...come all! You are invited to join us for our annual Snow Slide event! We will once again be ...

  • 6:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Foundations Academies 4141 Desoto Road, Sarasota, Florida 34235
  • Cost: $10 per person and includes all activities and food
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Hobo Campfire at Florida Railroad Museum

Join us for an old-fashioned Hobo Campfire Cookout! Take our diesel powered train to the Hobo camp and enjoy hot ...

  • 6:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $14-18
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Open Gym at Dynasty Elite Allstars

Dynasty Elite Allstars offers open gym for all ages every Friday from 6:00-8:00pm!

Glow Zone at Sky Zone

Get your GLOW on at Sky Zone Sarasota! Every Friday & Saturday night get jumping with our live DJ,laser beams, ...

  • 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $23 - $34
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Show Jumping Under The Stars at Foxlea Farm

Join us Friday Night @ 7:00 pm for the $25,000 Grand Prix at Fox Lea Farm in Venice, FL. "Show ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Fox Lea Farm, 800 North Auburn Rd., Venice, FL
  • Cost: $5 per person, parking free
  • Website: www.foxleafarm.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Let's Go Skating at Stardust Skate Center

Let's Go Skating Every Friday Night! Skate to your favorite songs with games, contests, races and prizes! Admission is $8 plus skate ...

Youth Open Gym at Evo Athletics

Feel free to drop off the kids for 2 hours of fun! This is time for athletes to explore their ...

Bradenton Beach Ghost Tour

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island ...

Manatee County Fair

The fair is a showcase for the best of Manatee County. This year's fair features exciting exhibits and vendors, livestock ...

Sarasota Native American Indian Festival

Come join us and experience the culture and artistry of the Native American people at the 11th annual Sarasota Native ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Sarasota County Fairgrounds & Robarts Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34237
  • Cost: Tickets at the gate, $8 adult, $4 children 6-12, 5 and under are free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Beginning Archery at George Mullen Activity Center

Did you know archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today? Learn proper techniques and explore archery opportunities ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:45 am 
  • Location: George Mullen Activity Center: 1602 Kramer Way, North Port, Florida
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: www.cityofnorthport.com
  • Category: Classes

Fine Arts and Crafts Venice

The Fine Art & Craft Festival is Saturday and Sunday. There's also free entertainment throughout the weekend plus children's play ...

Free Junior Golf Clinic

Evie’s Golf Center has proudly provided free junior clinics for over 10 years! Taught by our staff of PGA Professionals, ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:45 am 
  • Location: Evie's Family Golf Center: 4735 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: eviesgolf.com
  • Category: Classes

Sarabay Kids Zone at Bradenton Farmers Market

Join our Community Partners for family and health-oriented activities every week. Every Week – Sarabay Kids Zone is a free-to-the-community ...

The 5k Zombie Run

The choice is yours: -Be a Runner (human) and run from the Zombies. -Be a Zombie and pull the runner's flags as ...

Bradenton Boat Show

Boats, accessories, fishing equipment and more along with fishing seminars.

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Bradenton Area Convention Center, 1 Haben Boulevard Palmetto FL 34221
  • Cost: $5 for Adults. Children 12 & under FREE. Parking is FREE.
  • Website: bradentonboatshow.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Critter Crafts for Kids at Oscar Scherer State Park

This weekly program features different arts and craft opportunities for kids. A Volunteer will be on-hand in the Nature Center ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Oscar Scherer State Park: 1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL
  • Cost: FREE with Admission
  • Website: www.floridastateparks.org
  • Category: Classes

Michaels Kids Club Class

Michaels Kids Club offers weekly kids classes on Saturday mornings to allow the kids to make and take crafts! Check ...

Sarasota Seafood and Music Festival

At Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival, hungry festivalgooers will flock to enjoy a delicious array of seafood ranging from Cajun-style ...

  • 10:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Sarasota Seafood & Music Festival 709 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34236
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Williams-Sonoma Junior Chef Cooking Class: Around the World with American Girl

If you could take a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go? Our favorite way to explore other ...

Mommy and Me Dance Class at Soul Studios

Join us for a Mommy & Me Dance class for ages 2-3 every Saturday!

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Soul Studios | 3303 Bahia Vista St, Sarasota, FL 34239
  • Cost: $15/class
  • Website: soulstudiosdance.com
  • Category: Classes

Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex Free Try It Class

Join us at Ellenton Ice Skating rink for a free Try-It class every Saturday! The class will be on a first ...

Kids and Clay Class at Carla's Clay

Hand building: Saturday 11AM - Noon is the drop-in Kids and Clay class for children ages 6 and up. Kids ...

Crafty Kids at The Craft Bar

Crafty kids is held on Saturdays from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Each week we will have a special craft ...

5k Color Blast Sarasota

Run for the Color of it! 5 color zones + everyone gets a medal! Come have a BLAST with us! You will ...

  • 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, Florida 34235
  • Cost: 11 years old & up $35 - $60 6-10 years old $20 with adult registration -ALL swag included 5 and under FREE (NO SWAG or RACE BIB) – Registration not required.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Circus Clinic at South Florida Gymnastics

This hour long clinic will teach participants the beginnings of the circus arts. Participants will get to try a variety ...

  • 12:30 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: South Florida Gymnastics: 3241 59th Drive East, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $15 per class
  • Website: www.sfgymcheer.com
  • Category: Classes

Learn to Roller Skate at Stardust Skate Center

Learn how to skate on Saturday afternoons! Pre-registration is required by email.

  • 12:30 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: Stardust Skate Center -2571 12th Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
  • Cost: $15 includes skates and free admission to the 1:30-4pm skating session
  • Website: www.StardustSkateCenter.net
  • Category: Family Fun

Orientation Training for Faulhaber Fab Lab at Suncoast Science Center

The Faulhaber Fab Lab is a non-profit digital fabrication lab where students, teachers, hobbyists, entrepreneurs, business owners, retirees, inventors, or ...

Let's Go Skating! at Stardust Skate Center

Let's Go Skating! Join us at Stardust for a fun and exciting roller-inline skating session, filled with your favorite songs, games, ...

Nokomis Beach Drum Circle

The Drum Circle is one of Casey Key's most unique and celebrated events. On any given Saturday and Wednesday evening ...

Acro Fit Gymnastics Center Kids Night Out

Kids Night Out is a drop-off favorite! Every Saturday, drop your kids for 4-hours of flips & fun while you ...

Parent's Night Out at Bounce Down Under

Every Saturday from 6-10pm, Bounce Down Under offer parents a night out. Parents should call to reserve a space but ...

Starry Night Telescope Exploration at Perico Preserve

Set your gaze skyward and search the heavens for a glimpse into the stars. Get a chance to view the ...

Evening Open Gym at Lakewood Ranch Gymnastics

Kids (18 months to 18 years) can explore all the gymnastics equipment and try out new skills in a safe ...

Family Night Skate at Astro Skate Family Fun Center

Astro Skate is a family. And we love families! We hope to encourage even more of you to come out ...

Glow Zone at Sky Zone

Get your GLOW on at Sky Zone Sarasota! Every Friday & Saturday night get jumping with our live DJ,laser beams, ...

  • 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Sky Zone Sarasota: 6180 Edgelake Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Cost: $23 - $34
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Movie Night: Ferris Beuller's Day Off

Join us in our garden for MOVIE NIGHT and get FREE POPCORN!

Bradenton Beach Ghost Tour

Come enjoy our family-friendly walking ghost tour! The tour last approximately 90 minutes and begins at 8pm next to Island ...

January 14 - 20
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