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Breakfast with Sharks at the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

Start your day with our sharks before the Aquarium opens to the public. You and your chums will have a ...

  • 8:00 am -  9:30 am 
  • Location: 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL
  • Cost: $36 member adults, $40 non-member adults; $27 member youth, $30 non-member youth; 2 and younger are free
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  • Category: Family Fun, Informational & Tours

Lucky Leprechaun 5K at Nathan Benderson Park

The 5th Annual Lucky Leprechaun 5k will be a festive and fun holiday event for the whole family! Lace up ...

  • 8:00 am 
  • Location: Nathan Benderson Park: 5851 Nathan Benderson Cir, Sarasota, FL 34235
  • Cost: $20 for kids dash, $35+ for adults
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  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Day Out with Thomas at Florida Railroad Museum

All aboard a 25 minute, interactive train ride with Thomas to earn your Color Badge, say Hello to Sir Topham ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: 12210 83rd St East, Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: $19-$23
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  • Category: Family Fun

Family Programming at Manatee Libraries

Check out the today's onsite and online family fun at your local Manatee Library.

Little Leapers at Sky Zone

Join us on Saturday and Sunday mornings for Little Leapers at Sky Zone! Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play ...

Saturday Mornings at The Nest at Robinson Preserve

Join us at the Mosaic Center for Nature, Exploration, Science, and Technology for a morning of exploration. Walk the grounds ...

Skating Lessons at Astro Skate

Come out and learn how to skate! Offered every Saturday morning at 9am.

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Astro Skate 3611 3rd St. W., Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: $9 (Includes Skate Rental) (Stay for next session for free)
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Escape Room: Sinking Ship

Become one of Florida’s first commercial fishermen and solve interactive puzzles to escape an arduous journey at sea. Find hidden ...

  • 10:00 am -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Emerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th Street W, Palmetto, FL
  • Cost: $10
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  • Category: Family Fun

Family-Oriented Programs at Sarasota County Libraries

Sarasota Public Library System offers a variety of ongoing programs for children each day. Please check the website for details ...

Five Centuries of Florida History at Desoto National Memorial

On Saturday, March 18th, the event starts at 10:00 am and ends at 4:00pm. Five Centuries of Florida History is ...

  • 10:00 am -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: 8300 Desoto Memorial Hwy, Bradenton, FL 34209
  • Cost: Free
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  • Category: Family Fun

Lakewood Ranch Youth Fishing Seminar

Attendees will learn the art of casting, being a good angler, and knot tying. All kids in attendance will receive ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Summerfield Community Park, 6402 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: Free
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  • Category: Classes

Science Sprouts at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Budding scientists ages 2-5 can bring their favorite grown-up to explore and discover a variety of science and nature topics ...

Tiny Tots at Astro Skate

Saturdays is Tiny Tots Skate at Astro Skate!

Grass Head Buddies Craft at The Children's Garden and Art Center

Spring is coming! Make your silly grass heads and bring them home to see how fast they grow. The program ...

Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex Free Try It Class

Free Try it Class every Saturday at 10:45am! Kids ages 3 & up and adults are welcome to join us ...

Princess Pizza Party at Party Palace

Join our Voyager Princess on a wonderous adventure! There will be singing, dancing, and a slice of pizza plus a ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Party Palace, 935 North Beneva Road, #403, Sarasota, FL 34232
  • Cost: $40 per child
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  • Category: Classes

Bat City Kids Comic Creation Workshop at Bat City Comics

Hey Kids! Ready to use your imagination to have a ton of fun? Join our Bat City team for a ...

  • 11:30 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Bat City Comics, 915 Manatee Avenue E, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: Free
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  • Category: Classes, Free

Sarasota County Fair

The annual Sarasota County Fair featuring 4-H and FFA exhibits, rides, great fair food, entertainment, vendors and community exhibits. Please ...

School Aged Open Gym at South Florida Gymnastics

Open gym is a non-instructional time for your child to practice skills independently and play with other kids in a ...

Roller Skating at Astro Skate

12:30pm - 6pm $8 plus rental

Goat Cuddles at Serenity Oaks Homestead

Join us on our beautiful urban farm for an hour long goat cuddling session where you can hold, pet and ...

Lakewood Ranch Youth Fishing Seminar

Attendees will learn the art of casting, being a good angler, and knot tying. All kids in attendance will receive ...

  • 1:00 pm -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Summerfield Community Park, 6402 Lakewood Ranch Blvd, Bradenton, FL
  • Cost: Free
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  • Category: Classes

Saturday Studios at the Sarasota Art Museum

Saturday Studios are inspired by works of art in Sarasota Art Museum’s special exhibitions. These drop-in studio workshops are designed ...

Tales Under the Tree at The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Gather the kiddos and settle in for a story to spark their curiosity about science and nature! Join us at ...

Coder School Rubiks Cube Workshop

Join Code Coach Kai in learning the mystery of the cube. Spend 90 minutes learning how to solve the classic 3x3 ...

Glow Night at Jumpin Fun Inflata Park

It’s Time For Some Glowing Fun! Now Join Us Fridays & Saturdays Starting At 6:00pm For Great Family Fun! The house lights ...

Evening Open Gym at Lakewood Ranch Gymnastics

Open Gym is back! Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Kids (18 months to 18 years) can explore all the gymnastics ...

Family Skate Night at Astro Skate

Join us for Family Skate night every Saturday! $7+ skate rental or $20 for family of 5 with at least ...

Glow Zone at Sky Zone

GLOW ZONE: Friday and Saturday Night's from 6:30pm - 11:00pm. Includes all of the above during the best blacklight experience ...