Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 2.15-2.17

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms and Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities and Weekend family fun in South Florida for February 15th-February 17th, 2019!

Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, February 15th:

See the NEW Explorium Exhibit at Sugar Sand Park

DATE/TIME: Through May 5th

Come explore Sugar Sand Park’s newest traveling exhibit, Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost! Complete challenges, make and take a craft, see exciting demonstrations, win prizes, and more.

This interactive exhibit weaves together real narratives from people whose lives have been impacted by the changing global climate, highlighting the resiliency and ingenuity of everyday communities. Incorporating the sights and smells of the Western Hemisphere’s only permafrost research tunnel, and Ice Age fossils. Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost is an immersive exhibit experience for all ages.

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton

Great Bear Rainforest Weekend Opening Activities

DATE/TIME: Friday, February 15th-18th 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Invasive vs. Native

(Saturday and Sunday only) Marine ecosystems around the world are vulnerable to invasive species, including the Great Bear Sea that surrounds the Great Bear Rainforest. Learn about one of South Florida’s most notorious invasive species, the lionfish, with a presentation by a special guest from Biscayne National Park.

Oil Spill Cleanup

In 2016, a shipwreck spilled over 20,000 gallons of oil off the coast of the Great Bear Rainforest, devastating much of the coastal ecosystem. Experiment with different methods used to restore water quality after an oil spill.

Blubber Armor

Larger mammals in cold places like the Great Bear Rainforest rely on thick blubber underneath their skin to keep warm. Discover for yourself how blubber helps animals stay warm.


12:15 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.

Find out how “flexible” animals have to be to adapt to a changing habitat with this ecological “twist” on a classic game.

It’s all in the Teeth

Sink your teeth into this up-close-and-personal table talk by examining various animal skulls and learn how to tell their origins based in the number of molars found.

401 SW 2nd Street

Fort Lauderdale

The Delray Beach Open Is Here!
DELRAY BEACH, FL- February 23: The Bryan brothers defeat the team of Querrey/Donaldson64 75 at the 2017 Delray Beach Open in Delray Beach, Florida.

DATE/TIME: Friday, February 15th through Sunday, February 24th

COST: https://yellowtennisball.com/

The only combined ATP Tour and ATP Champions Tour event, the 10-day tournament brings the best and brightest of the game. Away from the tennis theater, visitors will enjoy live music, VIP fêtes, family fun, top-shelf dining, ladies luncheons, and retail shopping. 

201 West Atlantic Avenue

Delray Beach

Palm Beach Outlets Celebrate 5th Anniversary!

DATE/TIME: Friday, February 15th through Sunday, February 24th

When – Thursday, Feb. 14- Monday, Feb. 18

What – Five Days of Social Media Giveaways and a $5 Search & Instagram contest Test your knowledge of Palm Beach Outlets by answering questions for a chance to win a $100 gift card at www.facebook.com/palmbeachoutlet.

What – Shoppers are encouraged to search for different forms of a “5” on the property. Examples would include signs with a hand or a nickel on it. All signs will have the Palm Beach Outlets logo as well. Once they find one, they upload a photo of it to Instagram, include the @palmbeachoutlets tag, and then bring the “5” to customer service and show their Instagram post to receive a $5 gift card.

What – $5 Off Store Savings and Sidewalk Sale

Shoppers can receive an additional $5 off savings on already reduced pricing at the sidewalk sale. Details and a complete list of participating stores are listed on www.palmbeachoutlets.com. Some of the participating stores are Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks OFF 5TH, Cole Haan, Ann Taylor Factory and more.

When – Saturday, Feb. 16, from 4-7 p.m.

What – Holiday Tastings Event

Palm Beach Outlets will be transformed into a food and beverage mecca as part of the “Unlimited Food, Wine and Craft Beer Holiday Tastings Event.” All ticket holders will be able to partake in unlimited samples from about 30 restaurants and beverage companies. They include favorites such as Ceviche Arigato, Basil Modern Italian Cuisine, The Catch Seafood, PigSty BBQ, Code Rum, Robot Brewing, Devour Brewing Co. and San Giuseppe Wine. Guests will also have the opportunity to interact with another 20 vendors.

VIP and General Admission tickets are available online at https:/bit.ly/pbo1055 for $40 and $25, respectively. All guests will receive unlimited food and beverages but VIP ticket holders will be admitted to the event an hour early at 3 p.m. At the gate, general admission tickets will be $30. Admission is free for kids 6 years and younger with a paid adult admission.

When – Sunday, Feb. 17 from noon to 3 p.m.

What – Kids Day

Kids can partake in a fun filled day including a dance party, character appearances, face painting, balloon artistry, crafts, and fun foods, including cupcakes, candy, snow cones and more. In addition, children can leave their mark at Palm Beach Outlets by helping to paint a celebratory mural. Admission is free.

For more information, call Palm Beach Outlets at (561) 515-4400 or visit the website, www.palmbeachoutlets.com.

1751 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd

West Palm Beach

Saturday, February 16th

Pound Class at Organic Movements

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 16th at 9:05 a.m.

COST: $15

POUND® is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the energizing & sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums. Using Ripstix®, lightly weighted drumsticks engineered specifically for exercising, POUND® transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out. Instead of listening to music, you become the music in this exhilarating full-body workout that combines cardio, conditioning, and strength training with yoga and Pilates-inspired movements.

Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable with an alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy that appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

2400 NW Boca Raton Blvd

Boca Raton

Love Libraries Day

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 16th 2:00 p.m.

Calling all FAU Basketball fans! Boca Raton Public Library is celebrating Love Libraries Day with the Florida Atlantic University Owls men’s basketball team during their February 16 game against Rice University. Boca Raton Public Library cardholders receive a special ticket rate of only $3 for the February 16 game.

777 Glades Road

Boca Raton

Bark After Dark

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 16th from 6:30 p.m.

MORE DETAILS: www.charitychampionsfl.org

3690 Airport Road

Boca Raton

Chinese New Year Celebration at Town Center

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 16th

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Nordstrom Court:

  • Traditional Lion Dances 2pm & 2:45pm
  • The Art of Calligraphy 1pm – 4pm
  • Children’s Craft Stations 1pm – 4pm
  • Angela’s Chinese Dance Group Performance 3pm – 4pm

6000 Glades Road

Boca Raton

LadyBug Release Party at the Palm Beach Zoo

DATE/TIME: Saturday, February 16th at 9:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.

We’re hosting our 5th annual LADYBUG RELEASE PARTY and you + your family + friends are invited for a day of ladybug fun! NOON COSTUME CONTEST: Wear red/pink and come dressed as a ladybug to win a chance to mingle with flamingos and more!!

1301 Summit Blvd

West Palm Beach

Take a Class, See a Show or Audition at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre!



503 SE Mizner Blvd.- Royal Palm Place

Boca Raton

Sunday, February 17th

GreenMarket in West Palm Beach!

DATE:  Through April

TIME/FREE: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket, the premier Saturday spot to gather fresh food and local goods. One of the largest markets in the region, the GreenMarket features a variety of products, including fresh produce, exotic plants and flowers, herbs and spices, baked goods, gourmet and specialty foods, coffee and teas, and much more. The GreenMarket also features live music, unlimited mimosas for $10, free activities for kids, plus plentiful green space and seating for a morning of fun and relaxation. This Saturday morning ritual in downtown West Palm Beach is the place to see and be seen! The GreenMarket is dog-friendly and always FREE.

100 Clematis Street

West Palm Beach

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