January 2019 Kid Events

A NEW Year with all kinds of fun events!!!

Elephant & Piggie Party
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Thursday, January 10 • 10:30 a.m.

You are invited to an Elephant and Piggie party. Celebrate with fun games, silly activities and awesome crafts. Elephant & Piggie themselves will even stop by to say hello. 239-479-4636

St. Andrew Festival
St. Andrew Catholic Parish/School
1509 SE 27th Street, Cape Coral
Jan 17 – 20

Featuring over 20 Midway style rides, attractions, games, and activities that make up a fantastic weekend of carnival fun. Live bands Friday and Saturday Night. 239-772-3922

National Kid Inventors’ Day
Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Fort Myers
January 17 • 5:30-7:30 p.m

Children and their parents are invited to be an inventor in the Smithsonian Spark!Lab at Edison and Ford Winter Estates (EFWE) for National Kid Inventors’ Day. The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and offers free admission to the museum and Edison’s laboratory. 239-334-7419

Cirque Italia – Gold Unit
JetBlue Park, 11500 Fenway S Dr, Fort Myers
January 17 – 20

Don’t miss out on state-of-the-art water fountains and a mesmerizing water curtain! This new stage by itself is enough to amaze the most
demanding audience, and synchronized with the most creative display of superhuman talent – the result is simply out of this world! Combining laser man acts, contortionists that will bend like a pretzel, AN AMAZING WHEEL OF DEATH and more! All above our 35K gallon water stage!!
www.cirqueitalia.com 941-704-8572

Garden Bros Circus
Hertz Arena, 11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero
January 18 – 20

The Garden Brothers three ring circus is back at Hertz Arena for 7 amazing shows!
Presenting a fast paced 90 minute show in a Theatrical European 3 ring setting featuring the Human Pyramid, ELEPHANTS, Daring Aerial Artists, 6 Motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, the Crazy Kambarov Horse Riderz, Chinese Acrobats, Death Defying Trapeze, Contortionists, the Funniest Clowns, Jugglers as seen on America’s Got Talen and more! 239-948-7825

Celebration in the Sky
Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, 506 S. 1st Street, Immokalee
Saturday, January 19 at 9 p.m.

Seminole Casino will light up the sky with The fireworks display will be choreographed to lights and a custom soundtrack. “Celebration in the Sky” is the largest land-based fireworks show in Southwest Florida. A traditional outdoor Zambelli Fireworks production is a complete sensory experience unlike anything else! Their displays include a variety of shells and high-intensity multi-shot devices that awe and inspire. All ages are welcome and admission is free. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs to the viewing area for the show. Food and beverage options will be available for purchase at the event. 239-658-1313

Dino Dig Breakfast
Chick-Fil-A Cypress Lake, 13610 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Saturday, January 19 • 8:30 a.m.

Join us for some roaring fun! Dinosaur fun for all ages. Dig for fossils and make fun crafts. 8:30-10 a.m. while supplies last! RSVP.
239-433-9030

Movie Under The Stars:
Incredibles 2
Coconut Point, 23106 Fashion Dr, Estero
Saturday, January 19 • Dusk

Showing on the lawn! Enjoy an evening under the stars with movies the whole family will love. Bring your blanket and lawn chair, and pets are more than welcome! Movies begin at dusk. Free and open to the public! 239-992-9966

2nd Annual Southwest Florida Strawberry Festival
31 Produce
18672 State Road 31, Alva
Jan. 26-27 • 10 – 4 p.m.

Live Music 10 a.m. -4 p.m. both days!
Photo Booth 10 a.m. -2 p.m. free commemorative
print. Two face painters both days from 10-4 p.m. Balloon twister 10-4 both days. Food Vendors
will include: funnel cakes, pork sandwiches, tacos, strawberry short cakes, cookies, pizza and more.
Petting Zoo & Gem Panning
Whispering Pines Clydesdales Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sunday, noon -3 p.m. 239-313-8213

Kids All American
Fishing Derby
Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral
Saturday, January 26 • 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The Derby is being held at the Yacht Club Pier, and includes instruction and education, fishing, awards and breakfast. Each participant will also receive a rod & reel, compliments of Fish Florida. Space is limited, so register early! Open to children ages 5-15 at a cost of $8 per child. 239-574-0804

— familynews