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Family-Oriented Programs at Manatee County Public Libraries

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

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, ...

The Fence Sarasota

The Fence is a large-scale traveling photography exhibition reaching 6 million visitors annually through open-air exhibitions. The Fence returns to ...

  • 6:00 am -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Saraosota, FL
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

KidJump at Defy Bradenton

If your kids (6 and under) are ready to Dominate our Park….YOU MUST check-out KidJump. Every Mon-Fri from 9am-10am. We ...

LITtle Discovery Center

Children ages 2 to 5 have a new play place where they can enjoy various activities related to literacy, numeracy ...

Phillippi Farmhouse Market

OPEN Wednesdays October through April “Live music, fresh foods, fresh produce!” Phillippi Farmhouse Market “Relax. Take it Easy…” This market is a fundraiser ...

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp is a stroller fitness group where moms can bring their babies in strollers and exercise in a ...

Musical Motion at Emmanuel Baptist Church

Musical Motion is a fun parent-child learn and play class that encourages bonding while developing early learning and literacy skills ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church 8305 Hwy 301 N Parrish, FL
  • Cost: $10 per series
  • Website: parentingmattersfl.org
  • Category: Classes

1927 Historic Train Depot Tours

Free docent-led tours of 1927 Train Depot Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 am - 3 pm (November 1 - May 31) Saturdays ...

Kids Supergym Open Class

Drop in for a class every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 18mos-4 years with parent 4 and older with an instructor

Little Creative Explorers (3 & Under)

A weekly Art + Play class for the littlest of artists, ages 3 & under! Each week our little artists ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 pm 
  • Location: Let's Create Art - LWR, 8111 Lakewood Main St, Ste 102, Bradenton, Florida 34202
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.letscreateart.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Preschool STEM Storytime at South Manatee Library

Preschool STEM Storytime at South Manatee Library

Preschool Storytime at Palmetto Library

Preschool Storytime at Palmetto Library

Family Music for Babies

Family Music class for babies birth to 18 months and their grown-ups every Wednesday at 10:15am. First class is FREE. ...

Preschool Storytime at Braden River Library

Preschool storytime at Braden River Library

Mini Combo (Ballet, Tap & Tumbling) Ages 3 & 4

Homeschool Group Classes Welcome! Reflex is so glad to be serving such a wonderful group of individuals in the community. Educating ...

Mommy and Me 2 Yrs at Stage Door Studios

Mommy and Me 2 Yrs at Stage Door Studios

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. ...

Deck the Halls: A Holly Jolly Holiday

A brand new rendition of everything that makes the holidays in Sarasota special. With all new songs and sketches, audiences ...

Toddler Open Gym Funday Playday at Evo Athletics

Get the kids out of the house and give them a fun and safe place to play. Funday Playday is ...

Wednesday Storytime at Barnes and Noble

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

Little Nippers

Join us for a weekly informal gathering for moms/parents and their newborns. Our facilitator and other moms are available to ...

Musical Motion (Spanish) at Palmetto Library

What’s this program about? Musical Motion is a parent-preschooler learn & play group that encourages fun parent-child bonding while it builds ...

  • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: Palmetto Library, 923 6th Street W Palmetto, FL
  • Cost: $10 per series
  • Website: parentingmattersfl.org
  • Category: Classes

Preschool Playtime at South Florida Gymnastics

Have young ones just learning to walk? Have a toddler who needs to explore? Looking to try gymnastics? We have ...

Mother-Baby Support Groups at Sarasota Memorial Hospital

Free weekly support meetings for moms and babies from birth to one year. We invite you to come and share ...

  • 12:30 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: SMH Clark Road Health Care Center & Health Fit, First Floor Classroom, 5880 Rand Blvd
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.smh.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

Song Squad Children's Choir

Song Squad For Kindergarten through 6th Grade - Enjoy a fun hour of music making, games, snacks, prizes! - Mark ...

Classic Car Show Lakewood Ranch

A celebration of “The Classics,” we invite you to bring your car, truck, or anything on wheels. All are welcome ...

McFamily Fun Night

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

  • 5:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Participating McDonalds
  • Cost: Free activity and $3 Happy Meals!
  • Website: www.mcdonalds.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Soar in 4 Night of Play

Families are invited to free nights of hands-on activities, going on simultaneously at Downtown Central Library and the The Bishop ...

Holiday Open House at The Ritz-Carlton

Join us for a festive evening to kick off the holiday season as we light the driveway, enjoy holiday treats ...

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us for an evening excursion to the North Pole! Santa Claus will be waiting for the train to arrive ...

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

Tween Woodworking at Gulf Gate Library

Do have an interest in wood working? Like making things with your hands? Join other tweens for our monthly wood ...

Beginning Archery at Sarasota Archers

Certified instructors provide a safe environment for beginner shooters. The club provides targets, bows and arrows for novice archers to ...

Nokomis Beach Drum Circle

Nokomis Beach Drum Circle is located in Sarasota County at the main beach area on Casey Key. Every Wednesday and ...

Nurturing Dads Class - Sarasota

Nurturing Dads Class For new dads, expectant dads, married or single dads Learn how to be the best dad you can ...

The Refuge Youth Group

Joining the Refuge allows for your youth to begin to live the life that Christ intended for them to live. ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave. Sarasota FL 34236
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: firstsrq.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Open Skate at Astro Skate

Free pizza first hour. Wednesdays is Open Skate at Astro Skate! $6 + Skate Rental

North Pole Express at the Florida Railroad Museum

Join us for an evening excursion to the North Pole! Santa Claus will be waiting for the train to arrive ...

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Florida Railroad Museum, 12210 83rd St E., Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: varies, see website
  • Website: tickets.vendini.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Singing Christmas Tree at First Baptist Church of Sarasota

FirstSarasota, the Downtown Baptist Church presents the 45th Annual Singing Christmas Tree. Nearly 300 volunteer members invite you to join ...

Movie Night in the Beer Garden

MOVIE LINEUP: 8/14: Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark) 8/21: The Count of Monte Cristo 8/28: Little Shop of Horrors Every ...

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: Motorworks Brewing, 1014 9th Street West, Bradenton, Florida 34205
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun