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Green Explorers at Robinson Preserve

Beautiful butterflies are breezing into Manatee County, come discover Florida's fluttering flying friends. Using hands-on discovery and the participants own ...

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: Family Fun

Poetry Tea Time

On the first Thursday of each month, September through May (9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7, 1/4, 2/1, 3/1, 4/5, 5/3), SCLP ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Ages 5 and under only $8. 1 Parent per child is free, additional parent is $8 if they are going ...

  • 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

Little Sprouts Club at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

Join us monthly in the Ann Goldstein Children’s Rainforest Garden, as preschool-aged children and their families are invited to alphabetically ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am 
  • Location: Marie Selby Botanical Gardens | 900 S. Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: Members: Free | Guests pay normal admission | Reciprocals: $10 | Member Guests: $10
  • Website: selby.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Lil' Picasso Class

A unique art program for children ages 3-6 designed to involve younger children in the creative process. We will explore ...

Christmas Walk Venice

Stroll the avenues of Historic Downtown Venice in holiday merriment. Make an evening of it by shopping the stores and ...

Holiday Splendor at The Ringling

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holiday season and help support the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots, ...

  • 5:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: The Ringling | 5401 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Cost: Free with one unwrapped toy per guest or without a toy, $10 Adults/ $5 Children 6-17
  • Website: www.ringling.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Holiday Events, Free

North Pole Express

North Pole Express November 30 December 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18.

  • 5:30 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: varies, see website
  • Website: www.frrm.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Holly Days and Mangrove Lights at Historic Spanish Point

Experience the beauty of our historic museum and grounds decorated for the holiday season. Miniature white lights on our trees ...

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

The Living Nativity at The Tabernacle Church

Step back in time and experience the story of the first Christmas. Walk through Bethlehem and enjoy Manasota's favorite holiday ...

A Christmas Story at Venice Theatre

Mischievous Ralphie wants only one thing for Christmas: An Official Red Ryder Range Model Carbine-Action BB Gun! In his quest ...

  • 8:00 pm 
  • Location: Venice Theatre Main Stage | 140 W. Tampa Ave., Venice, FL
  • Cost: $31 Adults | $17 College | $15 Child
  • Website: venicestage.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts