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 that are now OPEN!
Weekend Family Fun in South Florida
The Good Earth Farm Children’s Zoo & Animal Sanctuary- All NEW Classes for Spring & Summer!
DATE: NEW For Spring & Summer!
Make your reservation today!
If you are interested in Farm School For Your Child:
TIME: 11 AM TO 2PM
Ages 7 to 12 Riding, painting, planting, working with farm animals, vaulting ,chores and fun!!! 10 kids max cost $75 each class or pay by the month $10% off We are accepting calls and reservations now
Private classes for kids 3 years old and up. We specialize in little ones on their first pony. Half hour lessons with a private instructor with 30 years experience are $40. For older kids and adults we have 1 hour lessons for hunters, trail riding, beginner dressage and just a brush upon english horsemanship skills for$75. We have horses for monthly leases also.
- Over 280 animals and birds are available to pet in the zoo
- Group hayrides
- Bring up to 6 people in your group and have a picnic lunch at the tables and benches
- Travel with your group around the horse park
- All outside and very socially distant
- Masks and sneakers required
- Make a reservation and pre-pay by Friday for the Sunday’s Children’s Zoo (Call 561.792.2666 and ask for Nancy)
2141 B Road
Science Center Announces Summer Exhibit: Dinosaur Revolution
DATE/TIME: April 24-November 28
The South Florida Science Center announces its summer exhibit, Dinosaur Revolution, roaring into West Palm Beach on April 24 through November 28. The popular exhibit is presented by Minotaur Mazes, the same company that produced Rainforest Adventure, a Science Center favorite which ran in 2019. Ranging over 2,500-square-feet in the Center’s main exhibit hall, Dinosaur Revolution will give visitors an exciting in-depth look at one of their favorite topics, and the opportunity to puzzle and problem-solve while stepping into the skin of their favorite dinosaur.
Admission to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium during Dinosaur Revolution is $17.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 3 to 12 and $15.95 for seniors aged 60 and older. Science Center members and children under 3 are free.
4801 Dreher Trail North
West Palm Beach
DATE: Saturday, April 24
33 SE 3rd Avenue
DATE: Sunday, April 25th
• Freshly harvested corn, grown locally and prepared hot and buttery, along with other summertime foods.
• Children’s games and all-day ride wristbands for the Kid Zone
• Green market, corn shucking and other contests, and live music
• National Sweet Corn Eating Championship, as part of the 2021 season of sanctioned eating championships. Major League Eaters from across the country will challenge themselves consuming one ear of corn after for 12 minutes of demanding competition, which will begin at 3 p.m. At the 2019 event, Gideon Oji ate 57 ears of Florida sweet corn to claim the title.
Admission: $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, and free to kids 5 years old and younger. Parking is free. Proceeds go to agriculture education and advocacy and to Glades area food banks.
9067 Southern Blvd
West Palm Beach
The Boca Raton Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of a StoryWalk to the Serenoa Glade Preserve at George Snow Park in Boca Raton.
StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that places a children’s storybook along a popular walking route in the community. It will highlight books at easily viewable heights for young children up to 5 years old. This is the second StoryWalk in the City of Boca Raton. The first opened in July 2020 at the Pondhawk Natural Area adjacent to the Spanish River Library. A different book will be displayed at each StoryWalk every two months to keep both learning experiences fresh and exciting.
1101 NW 15th Street
Swank Farms Farmers Market
COST/TIME: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Celebrating Florida’s diverse agriculture out in the countryside, Swank Specialty Produce is kicking off their weekly Farmers Market on Saturday, October 3rd. The event will take place every Saturday in season from 10am – 1pm featuring farm fresh lettuces, vegetables, herbs and wildflower bouquets from Swank Farm, along with live music and fantastic goods from 25 local vendors. Guests can enjoy socially distanced shopping under Swank Farm’s 8500-sq ft open-air pole barn rain or shine.
The diverse vendors will offer something for everyone including fresh fish and seafood, organic meats and eggs, gourmet cheeses, homemade pasta, decadent baked goods and breads, delicious prepared foods, imported oils and vinegars, teas, ice cream, flavored honey, jellies and jams, an assortment of plants, succulents and orchids, and much more.
The Swank Farm Market is family friendly and service dogs are welcome. Masks are required, and the Swanks request that everyone please respect social distancing while shopping. Onsite parking is free and convenient.
14311 Loxahatchee Road
Pound Fitness at Organic Movements Boca
COST/TIME: First class free! 10:00 a.m. Call to reserve your spot: 561-395-6111 or text 904-806-4441
POUND® is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the energizing & sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums, socially distanced of course. POUND fitness Boca Raton 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.
2400 NW Boca Raton Blvd
German Beerfest At The American German Club
DATE: Sunday, April 18th
COST/TIME: $30 All-Inclusve (Beer, lunch & fun!) 12-5PM Kitchen 12-3 & Beer flows all day!
Purchase Tickets Here!
5111 Lantana Road
City of West Palm Beach Green Market is Back
There will be several initial changes this year including the suspension of activities for kids, additional café seating, live music, food samples, and bottomless mimosas. Single mimosas will be available for purchase for $4 at the entrance. Merchant tents will be placed 10 feet apart.
Attendees must wear masks to enter, will need to follow a path, and are encouraged to shop quickly. Hand sanitizing and hand washing stations will be placed throughout. Pre- and post-shopping, attendees are encouraged to patronize the multiple downtown restaurants’ Dining on the Spot locations.
***The City will amend West Palm Beach GreenMarket COVID policies as local restrictions are lifted.
101 S Clematis St.
West Palm Beach