Around The Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {April 10-12}

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Art on the House on Friday evenings from 4pm to 8 pm, in partnership with GTE Financial. Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum.

Come visit the Museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display.

Time4:00 pm-8:00 pm

Cost: Free

Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602

Largo Movies in the Park

This month’s movie is Despicable Me 2. Pack up your blankets and chairs to enjoy a movie on the lawn. On the second Friday of every month October-May The City of Largo Special Events division will feature a movie on the big screen. Movies will begin at dark and will feature a free family friendly activity one hour prior to the showing. While in the park you can also enjoy our NEW Farmers Market operated by Jen’s Market from 3-7pm. The market will be located in the parking lot just north of the movie field. Coolers are welcome (no alcohol). Concessionaires will be on site offering a variety of food and snacks.

Time:  Live music starts at 5:30, sunset is 7:50

Cost:  Free

Location: Largo Central Park, 101 Central Park Dr., Largo, FL 33771

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60

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Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch free movies on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk.  Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (PG)

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Cost:  Free

Location: 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767


 Saturday, April 11

Walk Now for Autism Speaks

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With the Walk Now for Autism Speaks just a few days away, the Autism Speaks -Tampa Bay Committee has been very busy as we celebrate Autism Awareness Month and Light It Up Blue! It promises to be a day of excitement! Walkers can enjoy inflatables, face painting, a drum circle, acts showcasing those with autism, and many fun-filled activities while parents find great resources and information in the Resource area. Food will be available for purchase at one of the concessions stands!

Time: Check-In / Registration Opens at 9:00 a.m. | Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. Walk Distance: ~1 mile

Cost: Registration required

Location: Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg

 

Saturday Morning Market  – St. Petersburg

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Entering it’s 13th season, the Saturday Morning Market boasts over 200 vendors and draws close to 10,000 people on any given Saturday.

Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location:  230 1st. St. S.E. (at 1st Ave. S. & 1st St.), St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Michaels Kids Club

 

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This week’s project: Lady Bug Clay Pot. Drop in. Take home a completed project. Just $2 per child for 30 minutes of creative craft fun. Ages 3 and up.

Time: 10 a.m. – noon

Cost: $2

3 Locations:  3804 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Ste A, Tampa, FL 33611-1402, Phone: (813) 835-0005; 2564 W Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511-4719, Phone: (813) 653-9700; 14829 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Carrollwood, FL 33618-2027, Phone: (813) 960-3002

Puppet Show – Turtle and Rabbit

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Time: 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Main Library Auditorium, 3745 9th Ave. North, St. Petersburg, FL 33713

Art Spot for Children

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Every Saturday the Museum offers a free drop-in art program from 11a – 2p. Come and let your children explore their creativity by creating an art project. No registration required.  Our projects will vary week to week to tie into the exhibition on view at the museum.

This week’s project is ‘Expressive Emotion.’  We’ll be drawing faces that show emotion through expression and color using Sharpies and watercolor.

Time: 11  a. m– 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602

Junior Garden Club Celebrating Earth Day!

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Junior Garden Club Celebrating Earth Day!  For kids ages 8 to 12 years old.

Time:  9:30 am to 11:30 am

Cost:  $5.00

Location: 1101 Country Club Way South, St. Pete, FL 33705

Dillydally with Dali

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Children can discover the creative world of Dali through games, puzzles and arts + crafts activities which educate and encourage family interaction. Dillydally with Dali takes place under the direction of the museum’s Family Programs Coordinator in the 1st floor Education Classroom. Saturday activities are supported by Jeeves Law Group, P.A.

Time: 11:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Dali Museum, One Dali Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Family Movie Matinee

Join us for a family movie and enjoy free popcorn and soda provided by the Friends of the Seminole Community Library! This week’s movie: Kung Fu Panda (Dreamworks)

Time: 2 p.m.

Cost: Free

Location: Seminole Community Library, 9200 113th St. N, Seminole, FL 33772

Sunset Cinema at Pier 60

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Bring blankets or low lawn chairs to watch free movies on a jumbo sized screen. No alcohol. Shows start around dusk.  Movie: Maleficent (PG).

Time:  Live music starts at 5:30, sunset is 7:50

Cost:  Free

Location: 10 Pier 60 Drive, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767

Sunset Fest

Enjoy music, entertainment & food.

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Dates: Second Saturday of the Month

Time: 6pm-8pm

Location: Sunset Park, 73rd Ave & Sunset Way, St. Pete Beach

Stargazing at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park

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Come out & see the stars at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park! Telescopes will be provided to see many deep sky objects such as the M3 Globular Cluster & the M51 Whirlpool Galaxy.

Time: 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park, 10500 Wilderness Park Blvd., New Port Richey, FL  34655


 Sunday, April 12

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Join us for Great Connections, an event just for children with special needs and their families. The second Sunday of the month, Great Explorations will close to the general public from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., will modify lights and sounds, and will provide a “cool down” room for families who need to take a break.

This week we will have a guest presenter, We Rock the Spectrum gym, with a presentation for kids and caregivers at 11 a.m.WRTS - Clearwater Logo 2

Time: 10 a. m– 12 p.m.

Cost: $5; Free for Great Exploration members

Location: Great Explorations, 1925 4th St N, St Petersburg, FL 33704

FREE Yoga In The Park – Ongoing
Yoga Downtown Tampa and Tampa Downtown Partnership offer a one-hour FREE Yoga class in Curtis Hixon Park each week. This class is designed for all levels and is offered every Sunday at 5:00pm (at 6pm in winter months during daylight savings time change). If you have a mat or towel please bring it along with your water bottle to the north terraces. Come out and experience Yoga while watching the sunset over the city skyline in the beautiful Curtis Hixon Park!
Time: 5 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location:  Curtis Hixon Park, 600 N. Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

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