Fun Family Events in April

Tuesday - 1

 

Preschool Storytime

Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library

921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral

11 a.m. Tuesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

11 a.m. Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Family Night - “Moosic" Makers

Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road

790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral

5 - 7 p.m.

Let's make some "Moosic" Makers! We also have the debut of our new grilled products, sandwiches, wraps and nuggets! 239-242-8748

 

Kids Night

Chick-fil-A Estero

21900 S Tamiami Trail, Estero

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

Our Balloon Artist will be with us, and the kids will be doing Wind Chime craft. 239-498-8700

 

The Bunny Photo Experience

Easter Bunny Photo

Edison Mall, Fort Myers (Dillard's Court)

Runs through Saturday, April 19.

Monday, Friday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Kids will have the chance to visit with the Bunny and take home a treasured snapshot of the fun occasion. Easter Bunny visits are always welcome. Please adhere to Edison Mall’s photo policy when visiting. Photo packages start at $19.99 with a wide variety of packages and accessories available. 239-939-1933

 

Teen Poetry Art

Fort Myers Regional Library

2450 First Street, Fort Myers

5 p.m.

Teens do you like poetry? For National Poetry Month we are going to make a Poetry Art Display of your Poetry!  Come write, decorate and share favorite poems. No registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Laugh It Up! It's Improv! (teen)

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero

6:30 p.m.

It's a night to laugh it up! Spontaneity is the name of the game at this night of Improv. Join members of the FGCU Improv Club as they share laughs and encourage your "funny bone" to grow. 239-479-4636

 

East County Anime Club (teen)

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

4:30 p.m.

Join a group of teens with an interest in Anime, Manga and other aspects of Japanese culture. Registration is not required but program is limited to 25 participants. 239-479-4636

 

Family Night: Wall paper pin wheels

Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake

13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

Make a fun pin wheel using wall paper. 239-433-9030

 

 

 
Wednesday - 2
 

Preschool Storytime

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

10:30 a.m. Thursdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24

Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span.. 239-479-4636

 

Free Kids Crafts

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to noon

Kids from toddlers to t12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766

 

Reading Academy

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Books + games + drawing = fun! The library will bring out the mini drawing boards for this interactive event. Join the fun each week with new stories and activities. This program is designed for children who can read and write. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins one week prior to the event. 239-479-4636

 

The Future of Art:

Elementary & Middle School Exhibition

Lee County Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

Exhibit open through April 11. 239-939-2787

 

Emerging Inventors/Early Learners:

Edison Chemistry

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers

April 3 & 17 • 9 – 10:30 a.m.

Emerging Inventors learn about and create mixtures and solutions through multiple activities including polymer, play dough, silly putty and more. Each session introduces science through activities and time to tour the homes, gardens & laboratory on your own. Led by Edison Ford faculty and Edison Wild Wizard. Cost:  Edison Ford Members $5; non-members $15 (one adult, one child).  239-334-7419

 

 

 
Friday - 4
 

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella:

The Enchanted Edition

Edison State College Auditorium

26300 Airport Rd, Punta Gorda

April 4 - 6

The theatre department at Edison Collegiate High School and Edison State College at the Charlotte campus proudly presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella: The Enchanted Edition. Three performances, April 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. & April 6 at 2 p.m. To purchase tickets, email Paige at pwilliams10@edison.edu.

 

Cape Coral Cardboard Boat Regatta 2014

Four Freedoms Park

4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral

April 4 through Saturday, 5

Music, food, and fun fill the air as thousands come out to the Bimini Basin to cheer on boats built of cardboard as they make their way through the waters. See the most creative cardboard boats and their creators as they compete against each other to take home top honors. Free to the public. Saturday activities are from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 239-699-7942

 

Stars On Ice

Germain Arena, 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero

7:30 p.m. www.ticketmaster.com

 

 

 
Saturday - 5
 

Musical Discovery Zone

Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library

921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral

11 a.m.

Come play with us! In the Musical Discovery Zone, kids interact with musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony and get to play a variety of instruments. Includes brief performances and a Q&A session. A great hands-on musical experience! 239-479-4636

 

Family Craft and Story

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel

11 - 11:30 a.m.

Join a naturalist for story-time at our refuge. Bring your family to hear an exciting wildlife themed story and make a craft about an animal in our estuarine ecosystem. Story-time is appropriate for grades prek-6, although everyone is welcome. Inside the Education Center. 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. 239-472-1100

 

Kids Free Fishing

Bass Pro Shops,

10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Be sure to take advantage of our FREE kids fishing!  The FIRST Saturday of each month. So grab the the whole Family and come join all the excitement! All equipment provided. 239-461-7800

 

Greenmarket

Alliance For the Arts, Fort Myers

Saturday mornings 8 a.m. to Noon

An exclusive selection of local, fresh, sustainable and organic foods and other products will be available to

sample and purchase. Enjoy live entertainment by local musicians and fun activities for the kids. 239-939-2787

 

Home Depot Kids Workshop  

Build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder

Home Depot, Various locations

9 a.m.  -  noon

Build a Birdbath/Birdfeeder from the new FOX film, "Rio 2", in theaters April 11, 2014. Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment. FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 - 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores. All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement. www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops

 

The Miracle Baseball Home Opener

Hammond Stadium

14400 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers

6:05 p.m.

Miracle vs Jupiter. Hammerheads.  Fireworks following the game! For ticket information, call 239-768-4210

 

Special Needs Storytime

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

10 a.m.

This storytime emphasizes books, music and sensory experiences designed for children with special needs. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver, who will be an active participant in the program. For children from 3 to 12 years old with special needs. Registration begins 3 weeks prior to the event.

239-479-4636

 

Fourth annual STEMtastic showcase

Lee County Public Education Building,

2855 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

STEM is a common acronym used to describe the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.   The event will feature hands-on STEM activities, opportunities to speak with experts and provide information for parents to encourage them to take an active role in their child’s education. 239-939-6300

 

Hook Kids on Fishing

Fishermen's Village

1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda

10 a.m. - Noon

Registration at 9 am; clinics begin promptly at 10 am. First 100 kids to register (ages 6-16) receive free rod, reel and tackle box.  There will be clinics on casting, conservation, fishing safety, knot tying & more Must pre register, King Fisher Fleet at 941-639-0969.

 

Kids Club

Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers

10 a.m. - noon

Create wonderful works of whimsy! Kids, design an original painting on canvas. Recommended Age: 3 and Up. Supplies Included. $2. 239-274-5509

 

Saturday Morning Storytime

Barnes & Noble, 13751 Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers

11 a.m.

Join us in our Children's Department every Saturday at 11 a.m. for storytime! 239-437-0654

 

Saddlewood Horse Club Easter Egg Hunt

Horse Interaction Day

16111 Saddlewood Lane, Cape Coral

10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Children 2 - 15 will be able to pet, groom, and feed horses, enjoy pony/horse riding in the covered riding arena, hop in the bounce house, munch lunch, and have a blast with the live horse painting! A highlight is the Easter Egg Hunt with a treat bag for every reg. child. Snuggle bunnies will be there too. $20/child, lunch and all activities included. Please pre-register by phone or e-mail to reserve your spot. Pre-pay by credit card or cash at gate. 239-738-9300 or Fun@CapeHorses.com

www.CapeHorses.com

 

Sweets and Treats at Santini

Santini Marina Plaza

7225 Estero Boulevard Fort Myers Beach

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Area bakers and chocolatiers will be presenting the best of SW Florida Sweets and Treats. 50+ Arts and Crafts Vendors, Live music all day, Santini Market Fresh Fruits and Veggies. Great Food and Drinks from Skye's Restaurant - Hourly 50/50 raffle benefitting the Fort Myers Beach Friends of the Arts a sweet day at Santini.  239-443-8810

 

11th Annual Celebrate Estero

Miromar Outlets, Estero

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lakeside

Games, activities, demonstrations, displays & raffle drawings for the entire family. 239-948-3766

 

Autism Awareness Month Kick-Off Party

Bell Tower Shops

Daniels Parkway & US 41, Fort Myers

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Live entertainment from The Kapo Kings, bounce house, face painting, games, music, prizes, activities, fire truck display & demonstration, Lee County Sheriff’s Office squad car display, Florida Repertory Theatre’s “Act Out” Children’s Theatre. 239-489-1221

 

 

 
Monday - 7
 

Preschool Storytime

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

11 a.m. Mondays, April 7, 14, 21, 28

Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

On the Table: Blackout Poetry Contest (teen)

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

April 7 - 11

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Noon – 8 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Put together a printed page and a marker and what do you get? Blackout poetry. By rearranging words, blackout poetry allows different meanings to be created. Have fun with this new, creative way to write poetry and enter the contest for the best poem. The winner will receive an after school soda and pizza for four. 239-479-4636

 

 

 
Tuesday - 8
 

Money Smart Week for Kids

Fort Myers Regional Library

2450 First Street, Fort Myers

4 p.m.

Kids, be smart about saving money. The library will help you save by creating a piggy bank. Gather up loose change and start saving for the future. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Photography Scavenger Hunt

BIG ARTS Center, Sanibel

3 p.m.

Participants will meet at BIG ARTS Center to receive a map and set of clues before setting off on an afternoon adventure filled with discovery and camaraderie. Conceptual interpretations of the clues are encouraged and the digital photographs will be showcased during the evening reception. Proceeds from event benefit BIG ARTS scholarship programs.

3 pm: Pick up clues and map

5 pm: Participants return to BIG ARTS for gourmet boxed dinner

6 pm: Dessert reception and video showcase of the day's photographs, with awards ceremony

Tickets: $45 per team member (includes the day's activities, dinner and reception) or $8 to attend video showcase & reception only. To purchase tickets, call BIG ARTS Marks Box Office at 239-395-0900.

 

Become Money Smart

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

4:30 p.m.

It's never too early to learn about money! This fun program teaches children the value of money through games and crafts. For grades K-5. Registration is required and begins March 18. 239-479-4636

 

Crafty Teens Duct Tape Coin Purses

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

2 p.m.

Teens are invited to celebrate Money Smart Week @ Your Library by dropping in to craft a duct tape bi-fold wallet or an ID holder. All materials will be supplied. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Blackout Poetry (teen)

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

6:30 p.m.

Come by and create “blackout poetry” for National Poetry Month. It’s as easy as taking a page from a newspaper or magazine, choosing which words to keep and then blacking out the rest with a Sharpie to create a new poem. All supplies provided. Registration is not required but the program is limited to 24 participants. 239-479-4636

 

Family Night - Fossils

Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road

790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral

5 - 7 p.m.

We're creating fossils. We also have the debut of our new grilled products, sandwiches, wraps and nuggets! 239-242-8748

 

Kids Night

Chick-fil-A Estero

21900 S Tamiami Trail, Estero

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

Our Face Painter will be with us, and the kids will be making pinwheels. 239-498-8700

 

Family Night: Puppet show

Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake

13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

Jeff Schafer our friendly dentist will be here to share his puppets and talk about dental care.  239-433-9030

 

 

 
Wednesday - 9
 

Preschool Storytime

Fort Myers Regional Library

2450 First Street, Fort Myers

10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, April 9, 23

Preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) attend this storytime independently while parents or caregivers wait nearby in the library building. This storytime includes activities that require more participation and a longer attention span. Each preschool storytime lasts about 30 minutes. 239-479-4636

 

The Music Man Junior

North Fort Myers

Academy for the Arts

1856 Arts Way, N. Fort Myers

April 9-11

All tickets $7 with Reserved Seating

239-997-2131

 

Free Kids Crafts

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to noon

Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766

 

Money Matters @ The Library

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

4 p.m.

Join the staff of the Northwest Regional Library for stories and crafts that will help children understand the concepts of money and saving. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Trading Cards: Doodle Art and Poetry (teen)

Pine Island Public Library

10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia

3 p.m.

Come out to the Pine Island Library to celebrate National Poetry Month by listening to a few poems, then drawing "Zen" doodle art on trading cards inspired (or not) by the poetry, and munching on snacks. The session will include drawing with instructions and visuals on how to easily create doodle art. This will be the start of a series on creating and trading small scale art (create 2, trade 1). No artistic background is required!. Snacks provided. 239-479-4636

 

Pollution Police Preschool Program

Caloosahatchee Regional Park

18500 North River Road, Alva

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

3 – 6 yr. olds. We will read a story, play a game, go on a un-nature hike and make a craft out of reusable items to take home.  The cost is $5 per preschooler.  A parking fee is required.   For more information, call Kelly at 239-822-5212.  

 

 

 
Thursday - 10
 

Music Together

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

10:30 a.m.

The library's friends from Family Music Time will create a relaxed, playful environment where children and their caregivers can share songs, play instruments and learn rhythm patterns.  Registration is required 239-479-4636

 

Playstation 3 Games (teen)

North Fort Myers Public Library

2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE,  North Fort Myers

4 p.m.

Teens can stop in and enjoy Playstation 3 games. Bring a friend or meet new ones. Middle and high school students welcome. 239-479-4636

 

Family Playtime

Four Freedoms Park

4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral

9 a.m.

(1-2 yrs) This class is for families and their little ones to socialize and learn to play with other children.$5 Res / $8 Non-Res. For additional information and/or enroll over the phone call Four Freedoms Park at

239-574-0804.

 

Shrek - The Musical

North Fort Myers High School

5000 Orange Grove Blvd., N. Fort Myers           

April 10 -13, 7 p.m.

Cost is $5 for students and $8 for adults

239-995-2117

 

 

 
Friday - 11
 

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

Four Freedoms Park

4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral

6 p.m.           

(3-6 yrs) Join us for an evening of crafts, games and an indoor egg hunt. Pizza will be provided. Pre-registration required. $10 Res/$15 Non-Res. For more detail information and/or to enroll over the phone please call Four Freedoms Park at 239-574-0804.

 

Spring Fling

Veterans Park Academy of the Arts

49 Homestead Road S., Lehigh Acres

5 - 9 p.m.

Kettle corn, dunk tank, tug of war, inflatable games, rock wall, food, ice cream, silent action and more. 239-303-3003

 

 

 
Saturday - 12
 

Spring Crafts

Pine Island Public Library

10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia

11 a.m.

Springing through spring with a story or two and a crafty take-away. Come have fun! 239-479-4636

 

 

India Fest

JetBlue Park, Fort Myers

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Day-long event that is packed with music, cultural programs, dance, live musical performances…and also features delicious cuisine, handicrafts, clothing, and jewelry vendors. $5. Children under 5 are free. 239-898-8110

 

Easter Bunny Festival

Shops at Village Walk-Colonial Square,

9357 W. Ben C. Pratt Parkway, Fort Myers

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This is a FREE family event, with refreshments, face painting, a bounce house, goody bags for the kids, visit with the Easter Bunny, baby chicks, and a petting zoo! Event taking place in the parking lot near Publix. While supplies last. Weather permitting. 775-250-7908

 

Musical Discovery Series-Woodwinds

Lee County Alliance for the Arts

10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers

10:30 a.m.           

Meet musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony in this fun and interactive event that introduces musical instrument groups and sounds, and gives kids the chance to play the instruments themselves. Free.

www.artinlee.org. 239-939-2787

 

Alva United Methodist Easter Egg Hunt

Alva United Methodist Church

21440 Pearl St., Alva

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Easter Egg hunt for all ages up to high school. Food and lots of fun, Come out and join us for a fun day. James Bright randy102057@yahoo.com

 

Colors of the Rainbow

Miromar Design Center, Estero

4 p.m.

Finalists from the Dancing Classrooms Exhibitions at Miromar Outlets compete in this event. 239-948-3766

 

Family Craft and Story

J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge

1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel

11 a.m.

Join a naturalist for a free story-time at our refuge. Bring your family to hear an exciting wildlife themed story and make a craft about an animal in our estuarine ecosystem. Story-time is appropriate for grades prek-6, although everyone is welcome. Inside the Education Center. 11-11:30 a.m. Saturdays. 239-472-1100

 

Cape Assembly Egg-Stravaganza

717 Skyline Blvd., Cape Coral

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

10,000 Egg Scramble divided by age, inflatables, prizes for everyone, face painting, crafts, snacks

Kona Shaved Ice for purchase. 239-574-5690

 

Safe Kids Day

Gulf Coast Town Center, Fort Myers

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

In the United States, injuries are the #1 killer of kids. Millions more are injured in ways that can affect them for a lifetime. This is a problem we can solve. That's what Safe Kids Day is all about. On April 12, 2014, Safe Kids Lee/Collier Counties will celebrate the 2nd annual Safe Kids Day. Our goal is to raise awareness about the ways we can protect our children from preventable injuries, and to raise funds to support our local and national injury prevention programs. FGCU men’s basketball safety clinic, games, music, food, operation medicine cabinet and more! safekidsleecollier.org


Lowe’s Kid Clinic - Recycling Truck

Lowe’s Home Improvement Store

Most local locations

10 a.m.

In 2012, Lowe's stores and distribution centers recycled more than 400,000 tons of cardboard and pallets, the equivalent weight of 4 aircraft carriers! Bring your child to Lowe's and they can get excited about recycling with this awesome recycling truck! Build and Grow Clinics will teach your kids how to safely complete a variety of projects. www.lowesbuildandgrow.com

 

Springtime Funsation

Four Freedoms Park

4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Spring is here and there are bunnies hopping and eggs to be found.  Enjoy this day filled with crafts, games and much more.  Child must provide their lunch and be

self-sufficient in  restroom care.  Snack will be provided. $20 Res / $30 Non-Res. For more detail information and/or enroll over the phone call Four Freedoms Park at 239-574-0804.  

 

Earth Day Festival

Riverside Park

Old 41 Rd. & Childers St., Bonita Springs

9 a.m.

Formerly held at Koreshan State Historic Site, this 13th annual event begins with an opening ceremony at 9 a.m. and winds down with a drum circle from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Throughout the day, kids can join in on an interactive recycled material sculpture, dig for dinosaur bones, take a dinosaur ride, see live animals, and more. Local artists, live music, organic and other food, and kayaking make it a fun day for all ages. 239-777-0186

 

Repticon Ft. Myers

Araba Shrine, 2010 Hanson St., Fort Myers

April 12 & 13 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Snakes slither in glass display cases, and lizards wriggle in the hands of trained handlers as they're held up in full view of a curious crowd. This is the scene as one of Repticon's presenters educates attendees on the biology, behavior, and typing speeds of exotic cold-blooded creatures at one of the year-round shows held in cities across the country. Reptile and amphibian breeders, scholars, and handlers engage audiences in lectures and demonstrations in the midst of live reptile exhibits, family activities, and displays for exotic-pet supplies.  www.repticon.com

 

Easter Bass Pro Style

Bass Pro Shops, 10040 Gulf Center Dr., Fort Myers

April 12 –April 20

Easter Bass Pro Style is back be sure to bring the

family by and enjoy what we are offering! 239-461-7800

April 12 – 13

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.,  FREE 4x6 photo with the Easter bunny

1 - 4 p.m., Plaster egg craft

2 - 3 p.m., Easter Egg Hunt (ages 2-10)

April 14 - 17

6 – 8 p.m., FREE 4x6 photo with the Easter Bunny

April 18

4 - 7 p.m., Art bunny craft

6 - 8 p.m., FREE 4x6 photo with the Easter Bunny

April 19 – 20

11 a.m. – 4 p,m,, FREE photo with Easter Bunny

1 – 4 p.m., Color A bunny frame or scratch art bunny

 

Arts Worldwide & Empty Bowls

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs

26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs

Noon - 4 p.m.

Free afternoon of art & culture for the whole family!

Music, theater & dance performances, Visiting artists demos & exhibitions, Create your own art. Refreshments available! Free admission. Empty Bowls Benefits Meals on Wheels Bonita Springs $10 adults/$5 youth includes handmade pottery bowl & Soup. 239-495-8989

 

Kids Club

Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers

10 a.m. - noon

Create some one-of-a-kind Easter fun!. Recommended Age: 3 and Up. Supplies Included. $2. 239-274-5509

 

Burgers & Bubbles: Grand Re-Opening Event

Promenade at Bonita Bay

26795 South bay Drive, Bonita Springs

2 - 8 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the re-opening of Promenade at Bonita Bay with the ultimate burger competition!! Enjoy unlimited burgers and beverage samplings from 16 of Southwest Florida's top restaurants and a variety of craft beers, champagne, sparking wine and craft sodas. The event also includes: Food and beverage seminars, live music and entertainment, Kid’s activities (kids under age of 4 are free!) Celebrity judges and trophies will be awarded for the best burger & best alternative burger! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Bonita Springs Assistance office in celebration of their 35th anniversary Ticket Price: Children under 4 – FREE, $20 per ticket- Ages 4-20, $45 per ticket – Age 21, $70 per VIP ticket (including demonstrations and seminars), $10 per ticket for Seminar and Demonstrations  239-949-1573

 

Gruesome Twosome Challenge

Bonita Springs YMCA

Obstacle course for families and children. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m.

www.swflymca.com

 

 

 
Sunday - 13
 

Spring Egg Hunt

Centennial Park, Edwards Drive, Fort Myers

2 p.m.

Presenting an egg hunt for the physically and mentally challenged citizens.  Bring a basket to collect your eggs! Sponsored by The Optimist Club. Please RSVP to Carrie by April 6th. 239-940-3603

 

Annual Spring Egg Hunt

Centennial Park

2000 West First Street, Fort Myers

10 a.m. (Please Be Early)

The City of Fort Myers Recreation Division, invites all children up to six years old to join us for the annual Spring Egg Hunt at Centennial Park. 4000 eggs will cover Centennial Park and a special visitor is expected! Event begins at 10:00 am with FREE children’s activities including face painting, sidewalk chalk area, bean bag toss and a pre‐Egg Hunt warm up with "Mr. Gary". Concessions will be available as well as a photo opportunity with the Bunny. 239-321-7524

 

Caring Bunny

Edison Mall, Fort Myers

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

A very special bunny is making his way to Edison Mall on Sunday, in the Dillard's court. Please join us for a private event designed to support special needs children and their families. Children will be able to pose and visit with the Caring Bunny™ in a calm, comfortable environment during mall private hours. We have taken great care to consider the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of children of all abilities. This event is free with professional photo packages available for purchase. 239-939-1933

 

 

 
Monday - 14
 

RPG Club (teen)

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

2 p.m.

Teens are invited to come together and join East County's newest teen programming event, the Role-Playing Club. Meet with other teens who share an interest in creative adventure gaming. Experience is not required but bring along a sense of adventure. Registration is not required but program is limited to 25 participants. Supplies will be provided. 239-479-4636

 

 

 
Tuesday - 15
 

Books-n-Bricks with Bricks4Kidz

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

6 p.m.

Children will experience hands-on engineering fundamentals as they build motorized models (provided by the Bricks4Kidz organization) that coordinate with and enhance the fantastic stories presented by the library staff. Program is limited to 30 children in grades K-5 grade. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Family Night: Easter Craft

Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake

13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

We are going to decorate an Easter bucket and decorate some eggs.  239-433-9030

 

Some Bunny Loves Me

Four Freedoms Park

4818 Tarpon Ct., Cape Coral

11 a.m.           

(1-2 yrs) Your little “bunny” will enjoy the morning hunting for eggs in a special egg patch indoors and making a craft. Pre-registration required. $10 Res/$15 Non-Res. For more detail information and/or to enroll over the phone please call Four Freedoms Park 239-574-0804

 

 

Read Around America: West

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

4:30 p.m.

Take an imaginary trip out west to California, Oregon and Nevada with crafts, games and stories from these amazing states. Perfect for both homeschool and traditional students. For grades K-5. Registration is required and begins March 25. 239-479-4636

 

Recycle, Repurpose and Re-Use! (teen)

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero

6:30 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Day by decorating and repurposing white tiles that were slated for the dumpster. Use color, toothpicks and designs to create a miniature art piece. All materials supplied. Open your mind to seeing "dumpster finds" in a new way. 239-479-4636

 

Kids Night

Chick-fil-A Estero

21900 S Tamiami Trail, Estero

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

We will be having our Annual Easter Egg Hunt. The Egg hunt will be done by age group. Ages 3-5 at 6 p.m. ages 6-8 at 6:30 p.m. and ages 9-12 at 7 p.m. There will be a grand prize for each age group.

239-498-8700

 

Family Night - Easter Bunny Fun!

Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road

790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral

5 - 7 p.m.

We also have the debut of our new Grilled Products.  Sandwiches, Wraps, and Nuggets! 239-242-8748

 

 

 
Wednesday - 16
 

Wacky Wednesday: Poetry Break

Fort Myers Regional Library

2450 First Street, Fort Myers

4 p.m.

Take a "Poetry Break" at this Wacky Wednesday. Enjoy the zany fun of such poets as Jack Prelutsky and Shel Silverstein as the library brings their laugh-out-loud poetry to life with puppets and props. 239-479-4636

 

Let’s Talk Books (teen)

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

4:30 p.m.

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein was selected by teens to be on the 2013 Top 10 book list. The story is about the friendship between two young British women in World War II – a spy captured by the Nazis in German-occupied France and the pilot who brought her there. Snacks provided. 239-479-4636

 

Mom’s Appreciation Day

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to  noon. (in MundoFox Playland)

Moms receive a coupon for a free drink and treat from le macaron french pastries when you bring your kids to FREE Kids Crafts. 239-948-3766

 

Free Kids Crafts

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to noon

Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766

 

Beginning Butterflies

Lovers Key State Park, Fort Myers Beach

10 a.m.

Join a park naturalist for a talk on the butterflies of Lovers Key State Park. Topics will touch on differences between moths and butterflies, butterfly development, plants that support butterflies, netting techniques, tagging and more.  Bring your camera! Reservations required, call 239-463-4588.

 

 

 
Friday - 18
 

Library 101: The Life of a Book

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Rd., Fort Myers

10:30 a.m.

Ever wonder how a book gets on to the library shelves? Find out how in this illustrative journey from the birth of a book to the moment it gets checked out. This program is a great choice for homeschooled students or anyone who loves books! For grades K-5. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

 

Zoo Animals Hunt for Easter Eggs

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens     

1590 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples

April 18-20

The animals at Naples Zoo will rip into giant papier-mâché eggs stuffed with their favorite treats – raw meat, insects and fruit. 239-262-5409

 

EGGstravaganza Late Night Swim

Cape Coral Yacht Club Pool

5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral

6 - 9 p.m.

We will be having an Easter egg dive, water relays and other games throughout the night. Also meet "Peter Cotton Tail," The Easter Bunny! Food and refreshments will be available for the public! The Easter egg swim will be held at 7:30 pm. See You There! Daily Fees Apply. For more information please contact 239-542-3903.

 

Paracord Bracelets and Snacks (teen)

Bonita Springs Public Library

26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs

1 p.m.

Join the group at the Bonita Springs Library to learn how to create a paracord bracelet. All supplies and food are provided.  239-479-4636

 

 

 
Saturday - 19
 

Springo Bingo

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

2 p.m.

Enjoy a spring-themed game of bingo complete with prizes & make some fun crafts! 239-479-4636

 

Lunchbox Theatre Series: Mark Twain Storybook

Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers

11 a.m.

A Mark Twain Storybook is a celebration of the life & times of one of America’s most celebrated authors! Join a troupe of traveling players along the banks of the Mississippi for a wacky, bluegrass journey into the world Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, the Prince, the Pauper – and so many more! Inspired by Vaudeville and accompanied by a banjo, audiences will stand amazed and amused at the antics of the Mark Twain Players! Prepare to have your funny bone plucked and your heartstrings strummed! Recommended for Grades 4-8. Includes lunch and an interactive session with the actors following the show. $11.

239-332-4488

 

Movie in the Park  

Rise of the Guardians

Jim Jeffers Park, Cape Coral

Movie starts around 8:30 p.m.

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. Prizes: Guardian Dress Up like your favorite guardian. Free Imaginarium Passes The City of Cape Coral Parks and Recreation department is proud to bring you a FREE "Movie in the Park" on our giant inflatable screen. Enjoy the movie and a free family night out. Bring a blanket, chairs and dinner!

239-573-3123

 

50th Anniversary Earth Day Festival

Conservancy Nature Center

1495 Smith Preserve Way south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road in Naples.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

The environmentally friendly festivities include activities for all ages, including electric boat tours along the Gordon River, Fish fry – presented by Bank of America, educational programs for kids and adults,

expert lectures, arts and crafts, face painting, hands-on habitat experiences, live music, locally made crafts, food and fun! Conservancy members are admitted for free to the festival. Special admission for the 50th anniversary celebration is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 3-12.   239-262-0304.

 

Fort Myers Beach Easter Egg Hunt

Beach Elementary School and Bay Oaks Rec Center 2731 Oak Street, Fort Myers Beach

8  - 10 a.m.

Bring your little ones out for the Easter Egg Hunt! Registration is at 8 a.m. and the hunt will commence afterwards. www.fmbchamber.com.

239-454-7500

 

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

Miromar Outlets, Estero

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. (in the Restaurant Piazza)

Kids are invited to come have breakfast and meet the Easter bunny. Fun, games and photo opportunities abound for families. RSVP by April 18. 239-948-3766

 

Easter Cookie Decorating

Miromar Outlets, Estero

1 to 3 p.m. (in MundoFox Playland)

Come decorate fun shaped cookies for Easter.

239-948-3766

 

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Miromar Outlets, Estero

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (in Suite 79)

Have a professional photo taken of your child and the Easter Bunny! 239-948-3766

 

Easter Bunny Trail

Mike Greenwell’s Family Fun Park

35 Pine Island Road NE, Cape Coral

10 a.m. - noon

Free event for kids 12 and under. Bring your baskets and your friends. Meet the Easter Bunny. Bring a donation of pet food. 239-574-4386 www.greenwellsfamilyfunpark.com

 

Annual Colored Coconut Hunt

Veterans Park Recreation, Lehigh Acres

10 a.m.

If a rabbit can lay eggs, then we most certainly can lay coconuts. Colored coconuts and candy filled eggs will be hidden in designated areas of the recreation center park grounds. Bring your Easter basket and join the hunt. Enjoy games, face painting and activities for all participants. The hunt will be broken in to four different age groups with colored coconuts and eggs in each patch. Prizes will be given for special eggs and different colored coconuts. There will be a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny so be sure to bring your camera for that once in a lifetime photo. Ages groups: 0-2 ~ 3-5 ~ 6-8 ~ 9-13 years old.  Cost $5 per child. You must pre-register as the event is limited to 100 participants.  Arrive at 10 a.m. for sign-in and the hunt will start at 10:30 a.m. sharp. You can register at 239-369-1521 or online at leeparks.org under Veterans Park

 

Holiday Egg Hunt

Boca Grande Community Center   

131 First Street West, Boca Grande

9:50 a.m.

Bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny. There will be three separate egg hunts starting with the 4 & under age group, the 5-7 age group will go next and finish with the 8-11 age group. We encourage everyone to arrive by 9:50 a.m. Please drop off one bag of individually wrapped soft (not hard) candy per child by Tuesday, April 15th.  Do not bring hard candy. www.leeparks.org 941-964-2564

 

Yu-Gi-Oh Card Gaming Tournament (teen)

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

2 p.m.

Gather with like-minded Yu-Gi-Oh card players and have fun in the Meeting Room. Tournament, prizes and light snacks provided. 239-479-4636

 

Kids Club

Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers

10 a.m. - noon

What would you create on a custom wood canvas. Recommended Age: 3 and Up. Supplies Included. $2. 239-274-5509

 

Easter Eggstravaganza

New Day Christian Church

19091 S Tamiami Trail , south Fort Myers

10 a.m. - noon

Free Easter Egg hunt and more for children ages up to fifth grade. 239-278-1212

 

Earth Day at The Refuge

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The first 200 visitors to the Refuge that day will receive a FREE up-cycled T-shirt earth bag! Biking the Refuge Tour, Earth Crafts in the Education Center, Guided Hike along the Indigo Trail, Reading in the Refuge: Family Story-time, 239-472-1100 ext. 236

www.dingdarlingsociety.org

 

 

Art Projects

Bonita Springs Public Library

26876 Pine Avenue, Bonita Springs

1 p.m.

Come out to the Bonita Springs Library for hours of fun. Everyone will have a blast making art projects to take home with paint, material, glitter and anything creative. 239-479-4636

 

Children’s Spring Festival

Sanibel Community Park, Sanibel Island

10 a.m.- noon

Loads of Fun Including Easter Egg Hunt, Bounce House, Giant Slide, Pony Rides, Face Painting, Games, Crafts, Concessions, Silent Auction Baskets and Raffle Prizes! www.cecikids.org 239-472-4538

 

Kids Archery

Bass Pro Shops,

10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Dont forget!!!! The third Saturday of each month we

will be having Kids Archery. All equipment provided. 239-461-7800

 

Easter Egg Hunt

Royal Scoop Homemade Ice Cream, Bonita Springs

11 a.m.

This event will be free to the public, and children up to ten years of age are welcome to hunt for our 20,000 thousand candy filled Easter eggs and play our Easter games, This year there will be a bounce house and plenty of food!  239-992-2000

 

 

Sunday - 20

 

Easter Egg Hunt & Dolphin Cruise ''Island Style''

Cruise departs from "G" Dock at Port Sanibel Marina. Located 1 mile before the Sanibel Island toll bridge

10 a.m.

Hop aboard for Easter "island style"! Cruise the San Carlos Bay and along the way catch a glimpse or two of dolphins! Arrive at Picnic Island to find over thousand eggs and experience easter egg hunting like you never have before! Easter bags will be provided. Reservations required. Limited availability. Call 239-472-8443

 

Sunrise Easter Service

City of Palms Park (former Red Sox stadium)

6:30 a.m.

Congregations from throughout Southwest Florida will gather at City of Palms Park in downtown Fort Myers Easter Sunday, to worship and to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. for the Easter Sunrise service, which begins at 6:30 a.m.  There is no admission for the service or for parking at City of Palms Park (former Red Sox stadium).  Free coffee and pastries also will be served both before and after the service.  The inspirational message will be delivered by Pastor Gary Cox of First Christian Church in Fort Myers.  239-332-1152

 

70th Annual Dunbar Easter Parade

Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Myers

3 p.m.

Parade starts at Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library located at 3095 Blount Street. 239-823-2153

 

 

 
Monday - 21
 

On the Table: Mother's Day Gift Vase (teen)

Northwest Regional Library

519 Chiquita Boulevard N., Cape Coral

April 21-25

Available during normal library operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Tuesday, Noon – 8 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Make a vase. Handmade gifts are sooooo nice. This one is a recyclable, too. Transform a 2 liter bottle into a beautiful vase. Voila, now all you have to do is fill it with flowers. Mom’s will love them. 239-479-4636

 

Turn Off Your TV Week (teen)

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero

April 21-27

Join the movement: start jogging, learn to bake, journal your thoughts, meet with friends or enjoy a TV free week by READING. Visit the library or the Download Depot on www.leelibary.net. See the many downloadable items that you can read, listen to or view.  

239-479-4636

 

Teens: Get Your Game On!

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

2 p.m.

Inviting all teens to visit the East County Regional Library to play Nintendo Wii and a variety of board games at this relaxed and fun for all program. Registration is not required but the program is limited to 25 participants. 239-479-4636

 

Florida’s Reptiles at Rotary Park - FREE

Rotary Park Environmental Center

5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral

1 - 2 p.m.

Learn about what snakes call southwest Florida home.  Instruction on how to tell the difference between land and water turtles and tortoises will be provided.  There will be live turtles to see.  To RSVP or obtain more information, call 239-549-4606.

 

 

 
Tuesday - 22
 

Earth Day Celebration

Lakes Regional Library

15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers

4:30 p.m.

Come on down to the library to create Earth Day inspired crafts and play games made entirely from recyclable material! Reduce, reuse, recycle and have fun too! For K -5th grade. Registration is required and begins April 1! 239-479-4636

 

Kids Night

Chick-fil-A Estero

21900 S Tamiami Trail, Estero

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

Our face painter will be with us, and the kids will be making a ladybug craft. 239-498-8700

 

Teen Jewelry Making

Fort Myers Regional Library

2450 First Street, Fort Myers

5 p.m.

Teens, come to this free program and make a unique bracelet using various bead to keep or give to a friend. All supplies are provided. Space is limited so registration is required. Sign up online today. 239-479-4636

 

Family Night: Earth Day Craft

Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake

13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

Have fun making a  butterfly craft using  recycled materials.  239-433-9030

 

Family Night - Earth Day

Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road

790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral

5 - 7 p.m.

Let's Celebrate Earth Day! We also have the debut of our new grilled products, sandwiches, wraps and Nuggets! 239-242-8748

 

 

 
Wednesday - 23
 

Free Kids Crafts

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to noon

Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland.  239-948-3766

 

Jellyfish Talk

Lovers Key State Park

8700 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach

10 a.m.

Meet with a Park Naturalist for an interesting and informative talk about Jellyfish. Reservations required, call 239-463-4588.

 

 

 
Friday - 25
 

FREE Movie Nights in the Park

Centennial Park 2000 West First St., Fort Myers

8 p.m.

The Fort Myers Recreation Division invites you and your family to FREE Movie Nights in the Park. Free onsite parking is available. 239-321-7524

 

 

 
Saturday - 26
 

Musical Discovery Zone

North Fort Myers Public Library

2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, North Fort Myers

11 a.m.

Come play with us! In the Musical Discovery Zone, kids interact with musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony and get to play a variety of instruments. This program Includes brief performances and a Q&A session. A great hands-on musical experience! 239-479-4636

 

Balloons Over Paradise

Seminole Casino Immokalee

Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch

1195 State Road 29, Immokalee

April 26-27 • 6 a.m.

Seminole Casino Immokalee will bring its third annual Balloons Over Paradise Festival to the Seminole Tribe Youth Ranch, April 26-27, starting at 6 a.m. daily. The two-day event will feature 60 hot air balloons and performances by Sister Hazel, Rachel/Hughes Band and JJ McCoy. Additionally, there will be delicious food, arts & crafts, tethered balloon rides, classic car show, dog agility performances, a polo exhibition and an equestrian drill team performance.

Admission is free to the all-ages festival.

800-218-0007

 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Event

with Pete The Cat!

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero

10 & 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26

Are you participating in 1000 books before Kindergarten

or want to get started? This event celebrates reading with stories, songs and activities featuring Pete the Cat, who will make a guest appearance during the program. Registration is required.

239-479-4636

 

Free Family Craft Time - Mother's Day Card

Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers

Noon - 3 p.m.

Honor Mom with a handmade card. Use our supplies to create a memorable card for Mom. 239-274-5509

 

Kids Club

Michaels, 5001 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers

10 a.m. - noon

Duck Tape Heart Frame. Create a DIY Frame with heart!. Recommended Age: 3 and Up. Supplies Included. 239-274-5509

 

Miromar Kids Day

Miromar Outlets, Estero

(MundoFox Playland)
Saturday, April 26

10 a.m. to noon

Kids up to age 12 are invited to participate in free fun activities. There will be kids’ crafts, a face painter, a free slice of pizza from Luna Pizza and a coupon for a free 3-ounce FroYo from Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt while supplies last.  239-948-3766

 

AchievAlympics & Chili Blast

Four Freedoms Park,

4818 Tarpon Court, Cape Coral

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

This family-friendly day of fun at Four Freedoms Park will include two exciting main events: AchievAlympics: a good old fashioned field day competition. Teams will compete in a variety of games such as relay challenge, potato sack race, three-legged race, kayak relay and more! Chili Blast: a friendly chili cook-off. Teams will showcase their chili to be judged in three major

categories: Family Favorite, Spicy and Unique Taste.

This event is free for spectators and registration is still open! Teams of all ages are welcome to register for one or both events by visiting: www.achievacu.com.

 

 

Sunday - 27

 

KIX Country - County Fest with Neal McCoy

Charlotte County Fairgrounds,

2333 El Jobean Rd, Port Charlotte

Besides the music and entertainment, there will be lots of Kids games, pony rides, laser tag, rock climbing, giant slides, bounce house and lots more. Big variety of foods and lots of beverages! Bring lawn chairs, NO coolers. No pets. For more information call 941-629-4252.

 

Taste of North Fort Myers

Shell Factory,

2787 N. Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers

11 a.m. – 4 p.m.  

We keep all of our community events family friendly

in both content and pricing.  Admission is just $3 per person. www.tasteofnorthfortmyers.com

 

The Charter Authority Rally

German American Social Club of Cape Coral

2101 Pine Island Rd S.W., Cape Coral

Sunday, April 27 • noon - 6 p.m.

The Charter Authority Rally is a fundraising event being held by volunteers and representatives from the 4 City of Cape Coral Charter Authority Schools; Oasis Elementary, Christa McAuliffe Elementary, Oasis Middle School and Oasis High School. The event will host local business vendors, food vendors, Budweiser

products, games, rides, auction, car show and 2 stages that will host entertainment throughout the event. Game Guys Gaming Truck, Bounce Houses, Obstacle Courses, Giant Slide, Quad Bungee Jump Trampoline, Rock Climbing Wall, Laser Tag Field, Photo Booth. charterauthorityrally.org

 

 

 
Monday - 28
 

Music Together

South County Regional Library

21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero

10 a.m.

The library’s friends from Family Music Time will create a relaxed, playful environment where parents and kids can share songs, play instruments and learn rhythm patterns. Registration is required. Reservations are good until the start time of the program only. 239-479-4636

 

Holocaust Remembrance Day (teen)

East County Regional Library

881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres

2 p.m.

Teens are invited to view the short but haunting film The Violin, the story of a teenage boy who discovers his courage and love of life after being reunited with an old flame in the most horrific place imaginable – a

concentration camp. 239-479-4636

 

 

 
Tuesday - 29
 

Family Night: Ice Dream Sundae

Chick-fil-A - Cypress Lake

13610 S Tamiami Trl, Fort Myers

5 - 7 p.m.

Make you own ice dream sundae using our sweet toppings and color a picture with the cow.  239-433-9030

 

Kids Night

Chick-fil-A Estero, 21900 S Tamiami Trail, Estero

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.  

The kids will be making a handprint fish puppet craft. 239-498-8700

 

Family Night - Stained Glass Tissue Crafts

Chick-fil-A at Pine Island Road

790 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral

5 - 7 p.m.

We will be making stained glass tissue crafts!

239-242-8748

 

 

 
Wednesday - 30
 

Wacky Wednesday Celebrates Diversity

Pine Island Public Library

10700 Russell Road NW, Bokeelia

3:45 p.m.

Come on Wednesday afternoons for great stories and fun crafts celebrating El día de los niños, El día de los libros. This is a celebration of children and books,

cultural diversity and the instillation of a love for books. Ages 0 through 12 welcome. 239-479-4636

 

Free Kids Crafts

Miromar Outlets, Estero

10 a.m. to noon

Kids from toddlers to 12 are invited to participate in

fun activities every Wednesday in MundoFox Playland. 239-948-3766

 

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