Just For Kids Event Calendar


Published: Friday, June 22, 2012 at 7:37 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, June 22, 2012 at 7:37 p.m.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM

CULTURAL PRESENTATION

"Aurora Over the Silk Road" features a theatrical performance, hands-on activity stations and story through dance focusing on the history and art of ethnic minorities along the Silk Road.

WHEN: 11 a.m. today

MAGICAL MONDAY

Focuses on literacy and features a story with related activity and a snack. Story is "I Can Be a Truck Driver."

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Monday

TERRIFIC TUESDAY

Activity time focuses on school readiness skills. Activity is "Funky Fish Art."

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. "Open Art" activities are also held at 1 p.m. each Tuesday.

WACKY WEDNESDAY

In Cup Cooking, kids can mix and create simple recipes. Activity is "Fruit Kabobs."

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday

THRILLING THURSDAY

Session focuses on early science and math. Topic is "Moving Matchsticks."

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Summer Science session will be held at 1 p.m. each Thursday.

FUN FRIDAY

Session focuses on creativity and includes art activities for children of all ages. Activity is "Stars & Stripes Wind Chimes."

WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday

COST: Included with $7 admission. Senior citizens 65 and older and military/teachers with ID are $3.50. Children younger than 2 and museum members are free.

LOCATION: Explorations V Children's Museum, 109 N. Kentucky Ave., Lakeland

PHONE: 687-3869

SPORTS

YMCA ALL STAR SPORTS CAMP Lakeland

Weekly sports include basketball, baseball, flag football, soccer, racquetball and swimming for ages 6-8 and 9-11.

WHEN: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekly through Aug. 17

LOCATION: Lakeland Family YMCA, 3620 Cleveland Heights Blvd.

COST: $109 weekly for members, $139 non-members

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