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Join us for a day of activities celebrating the power of creativity and innovation! Black Creativity kicks off annually in mid-January with Family Day. Families can participate in a day of community art experience, engage in creative activities, and explore the Juried Art Exhibition.Find out more »
Fun is always buzzing around at the JRC. Busy Bees provides endless opportunities for 3-year-olds through kindergarten on days off of school. Our experienced staff provides a fun, safe and caring environment. Each day offers a variety of structured and relaxed activities for your child to enjoy such as games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor playtime, cooking, trips, special events and a lot more. Busy Bees is scheduled for Little Acorn Academy days off of school (excluding major…Find out more »
When school is out, we are in! There’s no better place to be than at the BPD. School’s Out! provides endless opportunities for kindergartners through fifth graders on days off of school. Our experienced staff provides a fun, safe and caring environment. Each day offers a variety of structured yet relaxed activities for your child to enjoy including games, sports, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor playtime, cooking, trips, special events and a whole lot more. We offer days off…Find out more »
When School’s Out provides an enriching environment for children when school is closed. Our staff balances specialized activities with opportunities for independent play. Your child will enjoy participating in unique “In-House” programs that include games, crafts and a chance to meet new friends. Dynamic School’s Out field trips spark curiosity, foster creativity, and encourage fun! When School’s Out is open to all children grades K-8. NBPD does not assume responsibility for unregistered children. ∙ Please bring a sack lunch and…Find out more »
New! Day Off Trips have two options: Kindergarten only and 1st-5th Grade. Start the day with a variety of games and activities, then head out for the featured trip. Participants will enjoy more games and activity options once they return. Please note: Bring a sack lunch and snacks daily. Institute Days and School Holidays are not included in the Kids’ Zone installment plan, but may be registered for separately. Registration for all day off trips is required one week prior.…Find out more »
Develop your skills in the kitchen as you create healthy (and some not so healthy) snacks! Young chefs will learn how to follow simple recipes, measure ingredients, mix everything together and have a blast concocting these delicious treats. Note: Please let us know of any allergies at registration. (JK)Find out more »
The school year is a busy time. We’ve combined all your favorite elements from our design studio, exhibits and Mobile Architecture Lab into a full day of architecture and exploration—just for families! Join us from 10am—2pm on the second Saturday of every month. The CAC’s monthly Family Day is a new opportunity for families with children ages 3+ to enhance their Center experience. Explore the galleries with us to learn fun facts, find hidden gems and participate in hands-on demonstrations.…Find out more »
Did you ever want to learn how to make those cool balloon animals that you see at parties? Well now you can. Gary Kantor will teach children the techniques needed to take plain balloons and transform them into fascinating balloon animals (like dogs, butterflies, etc.) And at the end of the class children will get to take home all of the things that they made. Min 10/Max 30stFind out more »
All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.