Howdy! The April edition of Family News is now out! Check out the fun in the SUNshiny Lee County, Florida! (not every fun event is included).
Farmer’s Markets every Saturday – South Cape Coral, off of Cape Coral Parkway and Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers…good stuff at both! Must go and see! 9:00 – 1:00
3/31 – 4/15 – Easter Bunny Pot Experience, Edison Mall, Fort Myers 239-939-5464
1 – Musical Discovery Zone at the Cape Coral Library…interact with musicians from the Gulf Coast Symphony, hear and play a variety of instruments. 11:00 a.m. Very cool! 921 S.W. 39th Terrace 239-479-4636
Home Depot Kids Workshop: Build a Bunny Basket 9:00 a.m – noon designed for kids ages 5-12; free and walk away with not only a personally-made Easter basket, but, your child will also get a FREE kids apron, pin and certificate for doing an awesome job on the project. 🙂 workshops.homedepot.com
2 – EAA 66 Young Eagle Rally and Pancake Breakfast, Page Field Airport, Fort Myers 8-10 a.m. welcome, kids ages 11-17; gain first-hand knowledge about aviation, see a flight in action and receive a certificate, flight log book and a code to go online and take ground school. ( needed to become a pilot). And! For just $6.00, enjoy an ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT pancake breakfast. We would go, but, we don’t fit in the age range…maybe in 6 years! 😛 If you want to attend, please go to their Facebook page and leave a message. www.facebook.com/pages/EAA-Young-Eagles-
8 – Miracle Opening Night and Fireworks, Hammond Stadium 6:05 p.m. Miracle vs. Jupiter Hammerheads; fireworks after the game. Most spectacular! 14100 Six Mile Cypress Rd., Fort Myers 239-768-4210 Kidapalooza, Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples 9:00 – 1 p.m. The parking lot will become a giant playground! All kinds of things! www.953.olz.iheart.com
9 – BBQ, Bands and Brew, Lee County Alliance for the Arts 11a.m – 6:30 p.m. Barnyard Theme! $10 admission; children 12 and under are free. 🙂 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers 239-939-2787
13 – Stars on Ice, Germain Arena 7 p.m. Emmy-Award-winning production will preview the U.S. Figure Skating team that will compete in Pyeongchang, South Korea 11000 Everblades, Pkwy., Estero 239-948-7825
14 – 16 Easter Bunny Express, Lakes Regional Park 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Be greeted by the Easter bunny and ride the train! 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers 239-533-7575
15 – Viva Cape Coral! Festival 5 – 10 p.m. Live music, food, arts and crafts and family fun. 47th Terrace between 10th Place and Coronado 239-418-1441, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.vivacapecoral.com
22 – Movie Under the Stars – Trolls, Coconut Point 7 p.m. Bring your own comfy stuff and come support their food and beverage retailers (please leave coolers at home. Pets are welcome! www.simon.com/mall/coconut-point
Astronomy Night at Seaside Park 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. Join the S.W. Florida Astronomical Society for a chance to look up at the stars! This is a free event and all equipment will be provided. Please email Brian Risley at email@example.com or visit www.theeyepiece.org/
Colors of the Rainbow, Miromar Design Center, Estero 4 p.m. Finalists from the Dancing Classrooms Exhibitions are competing! 239-948-3766
Touch-a-Truck, Pediatric Dentistry of Ft. Myers 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. A great interactive experience for kids to learn more about their favorite trucks, climb inside them and chit-chat with the professionals. Great time! www.DrVerwest.com 239-482-2722
28 – 29 Smoke on the Water Barbecue & Music Festival There is a kid zone with arts and activities. Performances by the Nowhere Band, Sheena Brook, Strange Arrangement, Electric Mud, Blu-Tones & Memphis Motown Experience. www.sbdac.com 239-333-1933
*These are just some personal favorites from Lee County Family News magazine. All of the summer camps and Easter egg hunt locations are included in this one.
Please, let the community know about your experience(s) at any of these so, we can get a first-hand inside scoop on the event. Thanks a bunch!