Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 1.19-1.21

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 January 19th-January 21st, 2017!

And check out this Boca website for local weekday and weekend events, BocaCal.com, that I heard about. 

Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, January 19th:

FREE EVENT! Homecoming Family Fun Night at Grandview Preparatory School

More info HERE.

The South Florida Fair is Here!

DATE:  Through January 28th

TIME: 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

COST:  Tickets Here!

Step right up! Win a stuffed giraffe the size of an arm chair or stroll through halls and stalls and wonder at handmade crafts and prize-winning livestock, or discover the grand history of the Lake Region’s agriculture.

Create lasting memories during the 17 days of the South Florida Fair. Acres of exhibits, over 200 rides, games and attractions and a midway that beckons young and old in an explosion of sight, taste, smells, sounds and excitement. Live music is everywhere at the fair, from country to current and from nationally-known to local.

The 2018 event will feature 17 days of different themed parades, including the Fair’s two signature Bike Nite parades. Each day, the Fair will highlight a famous parade from around the world, with authentic music, colorful costumes and beautifully decorated Mardi Gras floats, which will also be on display in the “Magical Parades” exhibition.

9067 Southern Boulevard

West Palm Beach

Friday Night at the Museum at Sugar Sand Park

DATE/TIME: Friday, January 19th from 6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

COST: Resident $20; Non-resident $25; $7 discount for each additional household child

Ages 7-12

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

300 S. Military Trail

Boca Raton

Parkinson’s Foundation: “Rock the Runway” Fashion Show

DATE/TIME: Friday, January 19th at 6:30 p.m.

COST: Purchase Tickets Here!’

The Parkinson’s Foundation South Palm Beach County Chapter will host its ‘Rock the Runway’ Fashion Show at the Boca Rio Golf Club on January 19, 2018. ‘Rock the Runway’ is a fun evening of elegance featuring men’s and women’s fashions that helps to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s disease.

Fashion items will be provided by Chukkers, Boca’s finest women’s specialty shop with clothing for all occasions, and European specialty men’s store Guy La Ferrera that sells brands such as Brioni, Ermenegildo Zegna, Zilli and Cole Haan. Exquisite and custom-made jewelry will be showcased by the 80-year-old, family-run Van Dell Jewelers.

22041 Boca Rio Road

Boca Raton

Saturday, January 20th

POUND at Organic Movements in East Boca! Join Modern Boca Mom for this Fun Class!

DATE/TIME: Every Saturday at 9:05 a.m.

COST: First class is FREE! $15 per class after or class passes available.

RSVP: 561-395-6111

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, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities. More info >>> www.poundfit.com

Organic Movements Dance Studio

2400 NW Boca Raton Blvd.

Boca Raton

Weekly Classes at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton!


503 SE Mizner Blvd.- Royal Palm Place

Boca Raton

  Barre at Local Greens Delray Beach!


DATE:  Saturday, January 20th

TIME: 10:30 a.m. 

Join us for a double-installment of the new livegreen | livewell fitness series presented by Delray’s localgreens and The Gab Group.

The livegreen | livewell fitness series takes place at localgreens 2x/month (1st & 3rd Saturday) feat. instructors from various studios leading free intro classes.

  • Guest Instructor from Barre Envy
  • Intro to Barre class
  • $5 suggested donation to benefit Feeding South Florida
  • Enjoy complimentary localgreens popsicles after the class
  • Be sure to BYOYM = bring your own yoga mat!

1841 South Federal Highway

Delray Beach

Young Entrepreneurs Day at Wynwood Yard!

DATE:  Saturday, January 20th

TIME:  12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


Meet Taylor Moxey, an internationally-known entrepreneur, speaker, author and philanthropist who turned a $40 loan from her parents into a growing empire known as Taylor Moxey Inc. Enjoy a cooking demo with Tyler Zager, 13, chef, advocate of “No Kid Hungry” and TV star.  

Chat with Zoe Terry, 11, founder of non-profit organization, Zoe’s Dolls, with a mission to give toys to girls in need and to combat bullying by empowering young African-American girls. An entrepreneur at heart, Zoe promotes entrepreneurship in young girls ages 8 to 13, with her Girlpreneur mentorship program! Zoe also boasts a line of retail products, is launching her own doll to market and is a published author.

Get your socks knocked off by Brandon and Sebastian Martinez of AreYouKidding, aka AYKSocks. This socks with a cause company raises funds for causes that affect children including autism, pediatric cancer and ALS.

56 NW 29th Street


Meet & Greet Characters at the Museum of Discovery & Science! (MODS)

DATE:  Saturday, January 20th & Sunday, January 21st

COST: Museum Admission

Curious George Monkey Fun
January 20, 2018
How many monkeys you can link up in the Barrel of Monkeys game? Make your own Curious George mask. Find the man in the yellow hat in our Curious George Scavenger hunt!

Meet and Greet Curious George
10:15 a.m. & 2:15 p.m.

Every Saturday from January 20 through April 28, 2018. (Except February 17, 2018).

Clifford The Big Red Dog 

January 21, 2018

Dog Treats
Join us for a storytime adventure then join us for a meet and greet with the star of the book, Clifford! Make your own Clifford The Big Red Dog mask. Meet special trained dogs from the Canine Assisted Therapy group!

Meet and Greet Clifford The Big Red Dog
1:15 p.m. & 3:15 p.m. At the Museum every Sunday from January 21 through April 29, 2018. (Except February 18, 2018).

401 SW 2nd Street

Fort Lauderdale

The GreenMarket in West Palm Beach

DATE: Through April 21st

TIME: 9:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m.

The West Palm Beach GreenMarket is the area’s first and premier green market located on the scenic West Palm Beach Waterfront. You can shop more than 80 vendors featuring the freshest and most unique offerings including local produce, plants, exotic flowers, herbs, baked goods, gourmet foods, teas, coffee and much more.

Parking is free in the Banyan Parking and Evernia city garages during market hours. Those interested in arriving by boat can also take advantage of the city’s free public docks. The GreenMarket is dog-friendly and always FREE.

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!

Corner of Lantana Ave. & Clematis Street

West Palm Beach

Free Coding Workshop at the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium!

DATE:  Saturday, January 20th

TIME:  2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

COST: FREE, but participants must pre-register at www.sfsciencecenter.org/coderdojo.

Free Coding Workshops  – This is an exciting opportunity for kids ages 7-17 to be exposed to and learn how to code in the world of technology. Classes taught by Coder Dojo in collaboration with Hello Labs and hosted in the South Florida Science Center’s new tech lab.

4801 Dreher Trail North

West Palm Beach

Sunday, January 21st:

Palm Beach International Polo Season!

DATE: Through April 22nd

Created by players for players, the International Polo Club Palm Beach facility is designed to showcase the incredible skill of the ponies and players throughout the entire Palm Beach International Polo Season. Come and enjoy a thrilling polo game, fabulous cuisine, entertainment, fashion, and even world-class celebrities. Many exciting tournaments are played; culminating in the prestigious US Open Polo Championship.

More Information HERE! 

Check out our blog post about our experience HERE!

3667 120th Avenue South


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