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Bradenton Library Family Events

View the monthly calendar for family programs at the Manatee Libraries.

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day including story times, LEGO Club, crafts, ...

Manatee County Fair

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

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, ...

Sarasota YMCA Ringling Bridge Run

The 15th Annual Sarasota YMCA Ringling Bridge Run presented by CenterState Bank is Southwest Florida’s premiere 4 mile road race ...

Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market

It's the Anna Maria Island Privateers Thieves Market, a Flea Market only Pirate Style! 100’s of Vendors, Treasures to be ...

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
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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
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  • 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 ...

Bat Demo Day at Heritage Harbour

The guys Play It Again Sports - Bradenton, FL will be at our fields at Heritage Harbour on Saturday, January ...

  • 10:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Heritage Harbour Baseball, 700 River Heritage Blvd, Bradenton 34212
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  • 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
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Michaels Kids Club Class

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

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.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Sarasota Children's Garden Wild Crafting for the Wild Child

Do you have a child that loves to craft? Then our "Wild Crafting" class is for them every saturday in ...

KidSpace in the Planetarium at South Florida Museum

KidSpace is a program for kids who want to explore everything there is to know about space and become Masters ...

  • 10:15 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: South Florida Museum | 201 10th Street West Bradenton FL 34205
  • Cost: $5 Non-members | $3 Members (Non-members who plan to stay and enjoy the Museum for the day can just add $3 per person to their Museum admission.)
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Venice Theatre Open House

Meet the teachers. Choose your classes. Register. Get scholarship information. Take care of everything that day!

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
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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 ...

LEGO Block Party at Learning Express Toys

Have fun building LEGOs and trading minifigures at out LEGO Block Party.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Learning Express Toys: 8451 Cooper Creek Boulevard University Park
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  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Publix Aprons Cooking School: 2875 University Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $75
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Daisy D'Lites Day

Bring the whole family to D’Lites Shoppe to meet Daisy D’Lites. All children receive a free kid’s cone and a ...

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
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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
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  • Category: Family Fun

Michaels Slime

Mix clear slime and Crayola® Model Magic® to make moldable, shapeable, clay slime! All supplies will be provided, including premade ...

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 ...

Rising Rembrandts at Art Center Sarasota

Art Center Sarasota is pleased to announce our new art program specifically designed for artists ages 6 and up! “Rising ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: 707 North Tamiami Trail | Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $20 Members/$25 Non-Members
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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, ...

Pineapple Yoga Studio Children's Yoga Classes

A Children’s Yoga instructor leads a yoga class for children between the ages of 5 and 12. Younger children are ...

Winnie the Pooh Tea Party at Sarasota Children's Garden

We are pleased to invite you to celebrate Winnie The Pooh's birthday with a scavenger hunt through 100 Acre Woods! ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Sarasota Children's Garden: 1670 10th Way, Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Cost: $10
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  • Category: Family Fun

IQuest at South Florida Museum

IQuest is a monthly program for middle school students in grades 6-8. While each IQuest is different, you can always ...

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 ...

Dollar Skate and Parents Skate Free at Astro Skate Family Fun Center

Saturday Special! Come to any session on Saturday for $1 admission (skate rental extra). Parents Skate for Free on Saturday ...

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, ...

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 ...