Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 4.21-4.23

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities & weekend family fun in South Florida for April 21– April 23rd, 2017!


Friday, April 21st:

Friday Night at the Museum at Sugar Sand Park
DATE: Friday, April 21st


TIME:
6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

COST: *Limited Space Available* Resident $20; Non-resident $25, ($7 discount for each additional household child)

Hang out “after hours” with the Explorium staff, enjoy pizza, watch a movie, and conduct a science experiment.  Visit our website for movie details.  Ages 7-12

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton


Saturday, April 22nd:

Omni Middle School’s First Annual Jaguar Krawl

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COST: $15 bracelets for unlimited games and rides, except the dunk tank, photo booth and candy claw. There will be food trucks, rides, games, raffles, and vendors to shop with!

Omni Middle School

5775 Jog Rd. 

Boca Raton


Earth Day at the Boca Community Garden; Presented by the Junior League of Boca Raton

 

 DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

COST: Please bring a donation of new/gently used shoes or books in support of In Jacob’s Shoes & Spirit of Giving.

The celebration will include crafts, games, face painting, music, and a lady bug release.

101 NW 4th Street

Boca Raton


Party for the Planet at the Palm Beach Zoo

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME:  11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

COST: Free with Zoo Admission

Every day is Earth Day at the Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society,  but on this day the Zoo will showcase some of the steps guests can take that will truly make a difference for animals across the globe. Party for the Planet will be filled with educational, engaging, and fun activities for the entire family, including face painting and eco-friendly crafts. Discover more about the environment, wildlife, the Earth’s natural resources and even solar power.

1301 Summit Boulevard

West Palm Beach


Food Truck Safari at the Palm Beach Zoo

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

COST: Free with Zoo Admission

Explore the Zoo in search of your favorite wildlife and Palm Beach County’s best gourmet food trucks.  The trucks are spread throughout the Zoo with two live music locations and two cash bars.  The Fountain Plaza Tiki Bar features a local craft brewery tap-takeover.  Check www.palmbeachzoo.org/ food-truck-safari-2017 for updated truck and brewery lists.

1301 Summit Boulevard

West Palm Beach


PAJAMA JAMS STORY TIME with Miss Mij at Sugar Sand Park

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. (18 mon – 2yrs ) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (3 yrs – 4 yrs)

COST: $5/child, drop in (Includes carousel token)(Supervision required.)  A rockin’ good time with stories, music & pretend play…all in your PJs! Each month has a different theme.

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton


IKEA Building Challenge

DATE: April 22nd, 23rd

TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 COST:  Learn more here

Learn all about teamwork as a family unit when you build a piece of IKEA furniture. If you’re the fastest family and build it first, you get to take it home for FREE!

Museum of Discovery and Science

401 SW 2nd St.

Fort Lauderdale


Kids in the Kitchen at Mounts Botanical Garden

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

COST: FREE

Children ages 4-12 from all over Palm Beach County are invited to participate in a fun-filled day focused on exercise, nutrition and overall health.  At the event, each child will be given a goodie bag filled with items promoting wellness and a passport.  They will receive a stamp from each vendor as they travel around and learn about health and wellness at booths sponsored by local businesses dedicated to keeping Palm Beach County healthy.

Mounts Botanical Garden

531 N Military Trail

West Palm Beach


Meet the Orchestra

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

COST: Adults are $5 and children/non-profits are free. Reservations are required.

The day before each Connoisseur Concert, families will be given the opportunity to interact with The Symphonia’s conductor and musicians and attend a live dress rehearsal where children can learn about and hold instruments. 

Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School

3900 Jog Road

Boca Raton


Family Fun: Cat Café Coaster Origami at the Morikami

 

DATE: Saturday, April 22nd

TIME: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

COST: Free with paid museum admission

In the early 2000’s, Cat Cafés—where patrons can sip a coffee and play with cats—found their way from Taiwan to Japan, becoming quite the sensation. Design a cat origami coaster for your own home café time!

Event details are subject to change. Please check morikami.org for the most current event information.

Morikami Museum

Boca Raton

See School of ROCK at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton! 

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Sunday, April 23rd:

Sunday Family Movie at Sugar Sand Park

DATE: Sunday, April 23rd

TIME: 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

COST: $1 (includes movie, popcorn & drink)

Enjoy our Sunday family movie in the Maple room. $1 includes a movie, popcorn, and a drink.

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton


LAST WEEKEND! Our Body: The Universe Within at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

DATE: Through April 23rd

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.*

COST: Admission to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium during Our Body: The Universe Within is $16.95 for adults, $12.95 for children ages 3 to 12 and $14.95 for seniors aged 60 and older.  Science Center members and children under 3 are free.

Our Body: The Universe Within, the Science Center’s seasonal blockbuster exhibition is open to the public! Appropriate for all ages, Our Body literally goes “under the skin” to reveal the mysteries of human anatomy.  Visitors will tour three-dimensional human bodies, specimens and organs, which were preserved using a process known as polymer impregnation.

More details about this family fun in South Florida HERE.

4801 Dreher Trail North

West Palm Beach


See the Lost Egypt Exhibit at MODS

DATE: Open through April 30th

COST: Museum of Discovery and Science

Unearth the secrets of an ancient Egyptian world in an interactive exhibition featuring the hidden stories and artifacts of a lost civilization.

See a real human mummy, several animal mummies, plus scans, forensic facial reconstructions, and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a human mummy. Witness art and artifacts from the daily life and funerary culture of ancient Egypt. Connect to real scientists working on projects in Egypt through video interviews and photographs from the field. Interpret ancient Egyptian art, decipher hieroglyphics and examine material remains using the tools and technology of archaeologists to unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its history, culture, and people.

Museum of Discovery and Science

401 SW 2nd St.

Fort Lauderdale


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