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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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Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 3.31-4.02

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities & weekend family fun in South Florida for March 31– April 02, 2017! 


Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, March 31st:

Take Your Easter Bunny Photos at Town Center

2017 Easter family fun in South Florida

 
DATE: March 24th – April 13th
 

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COST: Reserve Your Appointment HERE for $10.00

Time for photos with the fluffy guy! He’ll be waiting for you near Nordstrom Court.

Town Center at Boca Raton

Boca Raton


Nights at the Museum “Sports Science”

DATE: March 31st

TIME: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

COST: $13.95 for adults, $11.95 for seniors, $9.95 for children (3-12), FREE for children under 3, $6 for adult members and free for child members.

Nights at the Museum – “Sports Science!” On the last Friday of each month, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, entertainment, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County’s only public observatory!

Food and beverage from Wholesome Tummies Cafe will be available for purchase throughout the evening. This month’s event includes a hockey-physics lab, interactive sports demonstrations, exploration of the blockbuster traveling exhibit “Our Body: The Universe Within”, Girl Scout Badges and more!

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

West Palm Beach


The Easter Bunny at the Gardens Mall

DATE: March 31st

TIME5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

COST: FREE

The free holiday event gives kids of all ages a chance to mix, mingle, and mug for the camera as they get their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny and his fabulous friends, including butterfly stilt walkers, jugglers, magicians, a DJ, and more.

Kids will receive Easter baskets to fill up with candy, while adults and parents will enjoy the ultimate “hoppy hour” with Easter-themed cocktails!

The Gardens Mall

Bloomingdales Court


Saturday, April 1st:

Get a Great Deal at the Spring Cleaning Flea Market at Grandview Preparatory School

336 Spanish River Blvd. NW

Boca Raton


Hero Walk for the Boca Raton Children’s Museum

DATE: April 1st

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

COST: Registration Fee $25.00, Register Here

Help be a hero and raise funds for the Boca Raton Children’s Museum!

Boca Raton Children’s Museum

Boca Raton


Stop by The House at Pooh Corner


DATE: April 1

TIME: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

COST: See tickets

Whether young and wide-eyed or wise to the ways of the world, it’s a real treat return to the House at Pooh Corner to spend some tender time with faithful friends. Piglet, Tigger, Christopher Robin and that lovable bear called Winnie-the-Pooh lift our spirits and warm our hearts in this charming production, faithfully based on the A. A. Milne classic of the same name.

Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Fort Lauderdale

Head to the Hatsume Fair at Morikami

DATE: April 1st – 2nd

TIME:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

COSTFind more information here

Shop anime, craft, and plant vendors, enjoy games and live entertainment, take part our annual costume contest and fashion show, and indulge in Japanese street fair food and drink, and more.

Morikami Museum

Boca Raton


Story Time at the Palm Beach Zoo: A Real Page Turner

DATE: Saturdays this month

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

COST: Included with Zoo Admission

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission.

1301 Summit Blvd.

West Palm Beach


See Mulan at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton! Only 2 Shows Left!

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Weekend Family Fun in South Florida


Sunday, April 2nd:

Hop, Skip & Jump-a-Thon at Sunflower Creative Arts

Hop to it, Sunflower friends! It’s that time of year again. Join Sunday, April 2, 9:30 am, for a crazy playful walkathon at John Prince Park.

This event is open to families of all ages and abilities, as well as strollers. The walkathon path will include hopscotch, music making, walking like your favorite animal, and much more!

Family registration is only $50 for a family of up to 2 adults and 4 kids! Money raised will benefit Sunflower Creative Arts’ Play + Nature + Arts programs. More information HERE.

2700 Sixth Avenue South

Lake Worth


Make and Take at Sugar Sand Park

DATE: April 2nd

TIME: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

COST: $5 per craft

Kids will explore how the world of renewable resources and build something to take home.  Supplies are limited so arrive early.

Sugar Sand Park Community Center

Boca Raton


Palm Beach International Polo Season- Only a Few Weekends Left!

DATE: Through April 23rd

TIMES/COST: Palm Beach International Polo Season 

The “sport of kings” once again makes its annual visit to The Palm Beaches at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, bringing an entire season of exciting competition, highlighted by the US Polo Open.

This awesome weekly Sunday afternoon event will be the epicenter of social activity, as many of the world’s finest competitors come to compete!

Read about our experience last year by clicking HERE.

3667 120th Ave S.

Wellington


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

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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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Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 3.24-3.26

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities & weekend family fun in South Florida for March 24 – March 26, 2017!


Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, March 24th:

TAKE YOUR EASTER BUNNY PHOTOS AT TOWN CENTER

2017 Easter family fun in South Florida

DATE: March 24- April 13

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

COST: Reserve Your Appointment HERE for $10.00

Time for photos with the fluffy guy! He’ll be waiting for you near Nordstrom Courtyard.

Town Center of Boca Raton

Boca Raton


BOX LUNCH WITH THE SYMPHONIA

DATE: March 24

TIME: 11:30 a.m.

COST: $35 and reservations are required, make them here.

Get an “up close and personal” look behind the scenes.  Sit in on part of a rehearsal and enjoy a box lunch while listening to the conductor, soloist and musician’s perspective on the upcoming concert.

Unitarian Church

2601 St. Andrews Blvd. Boca Raton


Saturday, March 25th:

IT’S CIRCUS…..IT’S SCIENCE!

DATE: MARCH 25

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

COST: Adults $10, Children 12 & under $8*

(Please note that tickets for the second show are limited.)

*Family Shows include juice & cookies with each child’s ticket after the show. Attendees of all ages must have a ticket.

This two person show will explore the “science of the circus” and help kids familiarize themselves with scientific concepts (laws and principles of physics such as balance, gravity, momentum, centrifugal force, motion, and more) that are brought to life by a talented staff of clowns. They will be using juggling, ball spinning, unicycling, human pyramid building, and a variety of other fun circus skills to illustrate what lies behind the “science” of circus movement. “It’s Circus… It’s Science” helps kids familiarize themselves with scientific concepts first-hand in a fun and funny environment.

Willow Theatre

Sugar Sand Park

Boca Raton


STORY TIME AT THE ZOO: A REAL PAGE TURNER

DATE: Saturdays this month

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

COST: Included with Zoo Admission

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission.

1301 Summit Blvd.

West Palm Beach


See Mulan at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton!

Sponsored

503 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Place

Boca Raton Weekend Family Fun in South Florida


TIME TO ENJOY BOCA BACCHANAL

The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum’s biggest fundraising event, the 15th Annual Boca Bacchanal 2017 Wine & Food Festival, is back this month! It’s Boca Raton’s premier wine & food festival and the signature community event for the Historical Society. There’s more wine, more food and later hours for all the night owls to make it a truly unforgettable weekend.

Boca Bacchanal’s two-day event begins with the exclusive Vintner Dinners on Friday, March 24th, 2017 with a never-before-held Spirits Dinner followed by Bacchanalia on Saturday, March 25th!

More details HERE.

Mizner Park Amphitheater

Boca Raton


Sunday, March 26th:

MEET THE ORCHESTRA

DATE: March 26

TIME: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

COST: $5 for Adults, FREE for Children/Non-profits. Reservations are required.  For reservations, call 1-866-687-1201 or email tickets@thesymphonia.org

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 at the Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton, Fla. Children can learn about and hold instruments.

Roberts Theater at Saint Andrew’s School

3900 Jog Road

Boca Raton


PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL POLO SEASON IN FULL SWING

DATE: Through April 23

TIMES/COST: Palm Beach International Polo Season 

The “sport of kings” once again makes its annual visit to The Palm Beaches at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, bringing an entire season of exciting competition, highlighted by the US Polo Open.

This awesome weekly Sunday afternoon event will be the epicenter of social activity, as many of the world’s finest competitors come to compete!

Read about our experience last year by clicking HERE.

3667 120th Ave S.

Wellington


Our Body: The Universe Within AT THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE CENTER AND AQUARIUM

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DATE: Through April 23

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 30

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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Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 3.10-3.12

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities & weekend family fun in South Florida for March 10 – March 12, 2017! 


Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, March 10th:

Promise Garden Luncheon & Spring Fashion Show

 

DATE: March 10

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

COST: SOLD OUT!

The Promise Garden Luncheon is a unique opportunity for community and business leaders to network, mingle and support this important cause.

Alzheimer’s remains one of the least understood diseases, yet it is one of the leading causes of death in our country. The latest reports indicate that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 11 men will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s over the age of 65 and that women are 2x more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s than breast cancer! Proceeds from the luncheon will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association.

*Our very own Modern Boca Mom will be emceeing this event!

Boca West Country Club

20583 Boca W Dr.

Boca Raton


Festival of the Arts Boca 2017

DATE: March 2-12

COST: Festival of the Arts BOCA

The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event that brings excitement and new experiences to illustrate why Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches are Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Audiences will delight in some of the world’s most sought-after jazz, opera and classical performers, as well as award-winning authors and speakers.

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton


Saturday, March 11th:

Palm Beach Zoo Family Matters Program

DATE: March 11

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

COST: Reserve Your Spot

Not all families are the same. Explore the different ways that animals live and play! 3 & 4 year olds.

1301 Summit Blvd.

West Palm Beach


Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets Modern Science

DATE: Open through April 30

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


Story Time at the Zoo: A Real Page Turner

DATE: Saturdays this month

COST: Included with Zoo Admission

This popular event will take place at on Saturday’s at 10:30 a.m. at the Zoo’s Conservation Station by the Safari Train and the Wildlife Carousel. Story Time at the Zoo is geared towards encouraging children to connect with wildlife through reading, and it is included in the cost of Zoo admission.

1301 Summit Blvd.

West Palm Beach


Chinese Lantern Festival at Sunset Cove Amphitheater

DATE: Open until April 9

TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays

COST: Adults are $25; children $15; and under 4 free. Parking is also free. Get discount tickets online at chineselanternfestival.com

See more than 800 paper lanterns crafted into 40 glowing sets, plus martial arts performances, folk art and a dinosaur empire for the kids. Some lanterns come complete with sound effects, but a festival favorite for children is likely to be the dinosaurs. They stand 6 feet to more than 20 feet tall, and many wear saddles encouraging people to hop on for a photo. Festival-goers can also take a ride on small, battery-powered dinosaurs that drive forward and backward with the flip of a switch and steer with handlebars like a bicycle.

12551 Glades Road

Boca Raton


See Mulan at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton!

Sponsored

503 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Place

Boca Raton

 Weekend Family Fun in South Florida


Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Using State-Of-The-Art Technology, Game of Thrones® Composer Ramin Djawadi Will Take Fans Of The Acclaimed, Emmy® Award-Winning HBO® Show Through The Seven Kingdoms In A New, Immersive Experience.

COST: More information and tickets HERE.

We have tickets and CANNOT WAIT for this show! We hear it is epic (especially if you are a big fan of the show)

BB&T Center

1 Panther Pkwy.

Sunrise


Sunday, March 12th:

Palm Beach International Polo Season is in full swing!

DATE: Through April 23, 2017

TIMES/COST: Palm Beach International Polo Season 

The “sport of kings” once again makes its annual visit to The Palm Beaches at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, bringing an entire season of exciting competition, highlighted by the US Polo Open.

This awesome weekly Sunday afternoon event will be the epicenter of social activity, as many of the world’s finest competitors come to compete!

Read about our experience last year by clicking HERE.

3667 120th Ave S.

Wellington


Check Out the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium- Our Body: The Universe Within Exhibit

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DATE: Through April 23, 2017

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


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SUBSCRIBE to our Weekly MBMom Email Roundups including weekend family fun in South Florida and be in the know for your Boca kids by clicking here.Weekend Family Fun in South FloridaModern Boca Moms are the BEST…especially if they share our website with friends and other local South Florida mommas! Have a fabulous weekend and enjoy some weekend family fun in South Florida!

Weekend Family Fun in South Florida: 3.03-3.05

Happy Weekend Modern Boca Moms & Dads! Here are all of the great MBMom-recommended Boca kids activities & weekend family fun in South Florida for March 3- March 5, 2017! 


Weekend Family Fun in South Florida

Friday, March 3rd:

Festival of the Arts Boca Begins!

DATE: March 2-12

COST: Festival of the Arts BOCA

The Festival of the Arts BOCA is an extraordinary, multi-day cultural arts event that brings excitement and new experiences to illustrate why Boca Raton and The Palm Beaches are Florida’s Cultural Capital®. Audiences will delight in some of the world’s most sought-after jazz, opera and classical performers, as well as award-winning authors and speakers.

590 Plaza Real

Boca Raton


Chinese Lantern Festival at Sunset Cove Amphitheater

DATE: The festival is open until April 9

TIME: 5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays

COST: Adults are $25; children $15; and under 4 free. Parking is also free. Get discount tickets online at chineselanternfestival.com

See more than 800 paper lanterns crafted into 40 glowing sets, plus martial arts performances, folk art and a dinosaur empire for the kids. Some lanterns come complete with sound effects, but a festival favorite for children is likely to be the dinosaurs. They stand 6 feet to more than 20 feet tall, and many wear saddles encouraging people to hop on for a photo. Festival-goers can also take a ride on small, battery-powered dinosaurs that drive forward and backward with the flip of a switch and steer with handlebars like a bicycle.

12551 Glades Road

Boca Raton


St. Ambrose Carnival & Music Festival

DATE: Until March 5

TIME: 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

COST: Purchase Tickets HERE!

The St. Ambrose Carnival celebrates it’s 23rd anniversary this year with rides, food and other fundraising opportunities for the Church. At the same time, it is also a music festival kicking off on Thursday, March 2nd and continuing with on-stage entertainment daily until Sunday night. The selection of bands this year brings some of the best performers from Broward and Palm Beach Counties onto one stage and will be the highlight of this year’s festivities.

380 South Federal Highway

Deerfield Beach


Hina Matsuri: Japanese Doll Festival Craft at the Morikami Museum

DATE: March 3-5

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

COST:  Family Fun days are FREE with paid museum admission.

Hina Matsuri, Doll’s Festival or Girls’ Festival, is celebrated on March 3rd in Japan. A set of dolls representing the emperor and empress and their court (three ladies-in-waiting and five musicians) is set up in the family home to mark the occasion. Join us to celebrate Hina Matsuri with a fun craft activity!

LOCATION: Museum Lobby; Pre-registration is not required.

4000 Morikami Park Road

Delray Beach


Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with Breakfast with the Cat in the Hat!

DATE: March 3

TIME: 10:30 a.m.

COST:  Members $7, Non-Members $10 plus admission

129 E. Ocean Avenue

Boynton Beach


Saturday, March 4th:

Art-e-ology – Sal Meo: Sculpture Using Formed Objects at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

DATE: March 4th

TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m

COST: Free for children who are Museum Members; $5 all other children.

Reservations required at www.bocamuseum.org/programs-events/families or call 561.392.2500, ext. 105. Hands-on children’s program for grades 3–5.

501 Plaza Real

Boca Raton


We Care for Kids Fair at the Palm Beach Zoo

DATE: March 4-5

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

COST: Zoo admission

Palm Beach Zoo welcomes the return of We Care Kids Fair, produced by Parenting Plus magazine.  There will be entertainment, vendors, and lots of fun included in your regular Zoo admission.  See upcoming issues of the magazine for more details.

1301 Summit Boulevard

West Palm Beach


Archaeofest at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium

DATE: March 4

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

COST:  For more information and to register, visit Here! Event is included with regular Science Center admission. Admission to the Science Center is free for members, $16.95 for adults, $14.95 for seniors, $12.95 for children (3-12) and children under 3 are free.

Archaeofest – Uncover the past and see Florida’s history through the eyes of archaeologists! Explore hands-on science demos, interactive presentations, immersive planetarium shows, fossil digs for all ages and more! Experience the “Our Body: The Universe Within” exhibit and hear from professionals in the industry at no additional cost. 

4801 Dreher Trail North

West Palm Beach


A Night of Stand-Up Comedy Featuring Hollywood A-Lister’s: Sherri Shepherd, Lisa Ann Walter & Rosa Blasi in MOM-O-PALOOZA

DATE: March 4

TIME: 7:30 p.m.

COST:   For tickets and more information, call or visit the LPAC Box Office. It is open daily, 10am – 5pm, Monday – Friday, and Noon – 4pm on Saturdays, as well as two hours before show time. The LPAC Box Office is located at 3800 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33313. You can also call the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center Box Office at (954) 777-2055, or visit our web site at www.lpacfl.com.

MOM-O-PALOOZA is an unapologetically honest and edgy night of stand-up comedy, as three incredibly popular comics and stars of TV and film discuss the hilarious side of “Mom life”!

LISA ANN WALTER

Featured in the hit films and TV shows: The Parent Trap, Shall We Dance, Bruce Almighty, Killers, and The Odd Couple. Creator/Judge of Dance Your Ass Off. Author of the bestseller “The Best Thing About My Ass Is That It’s Behind Me”.

SHERRI SHEPHERD

Emmy Award-Winning Co-Host of The View. Featured in the hit films and TV shows: 30 Rock, Ride Along 2, How I Met Your Mother, Dancing With The Stars, and the upcoming NBC sitcom, Trial & Error.

ROSA BLASI

Featured in the hit films and TV shows: Strong Medicine, The Thundermans, and Make It or Break It. Author of “Jock Itch: The Misadventures of a Retired Jersey Chaser”.

Women love to talk about their problems. That’s how they survive and move on! Mom-O-Palooza gives single and married moms, and the men that love both, a night of sharing their challenges – and hitting back…with laughter!

3800 NW 11 Place

Lauderhill


See Mulan a Showtime Performing Arts Theatre in Boca Raton!

Sponsored

503 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Place

Boca Raton

 Weekend Family Fun in South Florida


Sunday, March 5th:

ARTful Adventure Sunday – Musical Collages at the Boca Raton Museum of Art

DATE:  March 5

TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

COST: $5 per family

Hands-on family program for all ages.  Call 561-392-2500 or visit www.bocamuseum.org.

 

501 Plaza Real

Boca Raton


Peter and the Wolf Symphony at Congregation B’nai Israel

DATE: March 5

TIME: 1:00 p.m.

COST:   Tickets are available online at cbiboca.org and are $36 for a family of four (4) for members and $10 for each additional person; or $18 for individual tickets.  Non-members are $50 for a family of four (4); $12 for each additional person; or $25 for individual tickets.

The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. with a pre-concert music class led by award winning music educator and nationally renowned flutist, Donna Wissinger. A performance of “Peter and the Wolf,” conducted by Maestra Sebrina María Alfonso and narrated by Donna Wissinger will begin at 2 p.m.  An ice cream social and meet and greet with the musicians will immediately follow the concert. The performance will be held in the Cohen/Friedkin Sanctuary at Congregation B’nai Israel.

The event is open to the public.

2200 Yamato Road

Boca Raton


Palm Beach International Polo Season is in full swing!

DATE: Through April 23, 2017

TIMES/COST: Palm Beach International Polo Season 

The “sport of kings” once again makes its annual visit to The Palm Beaches at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, bringing an entire season of exciting competition, highlighted by the US Polo Open.

This awesome weekly Sunday afternoon event will be the epicenter of social activity, as many of the world’s finest competitors come to compete!

Read about our experience last year by clicking HERE.

3667 120th Ave S

Wellington


Check Out the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium- Our Body: The Universe Within Exhibit

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DATE: Through April 23, 2017

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


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