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April 

Sun – 22
“SEAS” THE DAY-An Earth Day Event!
Cape Coral Yacht Club,
5819 Driftwood Pkwy.
1 – 4 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the 48th Anniversary of Earth Day! Local environmental groups will be on hand to share information. There will also be a large children’s craft area (wrist band required), entertainment and more! FREE ADMISSION. $5 wrist bands will be available to purchase for children’s craft area. 239-574-0806

Earth Day Festival
Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bring the entire family to Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium to the annual Earth Day Festival to learn about easy green practices, enjoy music, activities and games, craft stations, and food. Learn about building a clean, healthy, sustainable world for generations to come.
239-275-3435

Mon – 23
Family Storytime: Money Smart
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
10 a.m.

Learn to count money and make a bank from recycled material. Registration is required.
239-479-4636

Game Night for Teens
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
5 p.m.

Play Super Mario, NHL, Sonic, FIFA, Madden and many others. 239-479-4636

Tue – 24
Stranger Things Party
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Ter., Cape Coral
4 p.m.

Share your love of Stranger Things at our fandom party. We will have crafts and other activities and plenty of time to chat about your favorite TV show. Program limited to middle school and high school students. 239-479-4636

Family Night
Chick-fil-A at Cypress Lake
13610 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
5 – 7 p.m.

Kids will enjoy making their own sundae with yummy toppings and coloring with the Chick-Fil-A Cow. 239-433-9030

Claymation: Grade 3-5 Edition
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4 p.m.

Create your own character and bring it to life with stop-motion animation. No prior experience necessary. For grades 3 – 5. Registration begins April 3. 239-479-4636

Sports and Games!
Captiva Memorial Library
11560 Chapin Lane, Captiva
April 24 – 28

Available during normal library operating hours. A book display with sports and game books. Make a pop bottle ball game to take home. 239-479-4636

Wed – 25
Free Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon in WINK Playland

Every Wednesday! Fun activities for kids, toddlers to 12. 239-948-3766

Thu – 26
Annual Art Festival
Pinewoods Elementary School
11900 Stoneybrook Golf Dr, Estero
5 – 7 p.m.

Pinewoods Elementary first annual school wide art festival. Every student shall have a masterpiece of their own framed and on display. Sales of frames are available on the night. A great opportunity to see all of our amazing budding artists. 239-947-7500

Avengers Infinity War Pre-movie Meet & Greet
Marquee Coralwood 10 Cinemas,
2301 Del Prado Blvd. S, Cape Coral

6 -7 p.m.
Join us for the most anticipated Marvel movie to date! Seraphima Cosplay and Characters LLC will be on hand with some of your favorite Marvel Avengers heroes, plus we’re giving out FREE comic books featuring Avengers and Spider-Man. All this leads up to the 7pm showing of Infinity War at Marquee Coralwood 10 Cinemas. The fun starts at 6!

Monopoly & More
North Fort Myers Public Library
50 Pine Island Rd., N. Fort Myers
3:30 p.m.

Celebrate Money Smart Week. Children and teens can have fun and test their money smarts with board games like Monopoly, Monopoly Deal and Life. 239-479-4636

Lego Kids
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
4 p.m.

Explore engineering and math with Lego bricks. All materials supplied. For grades K – 5. Space is limited. Registration begins April 5. 239-479-4636

Fri – 27
Teen Friday
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
2 p.m.

If it’s Friday, there is something going on at the library just for teens. 239-479-4636

Avengers Meet & Greet
AMC Classic Merchants Crossing 16
15201 N Cleveland Ave, North Fort Myers
6 – 8 p.m.
Get your tickets to see Infinity War at AMC Merchants Crossing 16 Theaters and then come meet the Avengers before you see the movie. 239-995-9303

Teen Advisory Group
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
4 p.m.

Calling all teens: Do you have ideas to help improve the library for teen patrons? If so, join our own Teen Advisory Group. We need your input, so don’t be shy. 239-479-4636

Smoke on the Water Barbecue
Competition & Music Festival
Fort Myers River Basin,
1320 Hendry Street
April 27 • 6 – 10 p.m. &
April 28 • 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Browse local retail vendors, enjoy delicious barbecue, listen to great bands, and watch the young ones have a blast in the Kids Zone! General admission is free. 239-333-1933

Sat – 28
Board Up & Game On
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
2 p.m.

Get your game on, enjoy some snacks and make some new friends in the teen department. We’ll have lots of board, card and video games available for free play. 239-479-4636

Hook Kids On Fishing
Fishermen’s Village
1200 West Retta Esplanade
Punta Gorda
10 a.m. – Noon

Kids ages 6 to 16, are welcome along with their parents. The first 80 kids registered may receive a free rod and reel. Hook Kids on Fishing programs teach casting, fishing safety, knot tying, the tackle box, catch and release tactics, fishing habitat and conservation; and are taught by professional guides and knowledgeable anglers. Registration is mandatory by calling Ralph Allen Kingfisher Fleet at 941-639-2628.

VIVA CAPE CORAL! Festival
Lafayette and Vincennes in Cape Coral
5 – 10 p.m.

This event is free and open to the public. Viva Cape Coral!” is Southwest Florida’s largest and best attended Hispanic event combining live music, food, arts & crafts and family fun. The event celebrates all countries, cultures and people. There will be a kid’s area with rides & entertainment. www.hispanicchamberflorida.org

Celebrate Day of the Book, Day of the Child
Riverdale Branch Library
2421 Buckingham Rd, Fort Myers
2 p.m.

Celebrate día with a cultural craft and activity for the family. 239-479-4636

Kids Day
Miromar Outlets, Estero
10 a.m. to noon in WINK Playland

Kids from toddlers to 12 will receive a free slice of pizza from Luna Pizza, a free kids’ cone from Dairy Queen/Orange Julius and a special offer to Mr. Pretzels; while supplies last. 239-948-3766

Teen Movies
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
3 p.m.

A superhero is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to stop the destruction of his home-world at the hands of an
all-powerful new threat. 239-479-4636

Money Smart Week: Blingo Bingo
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Rd., Lehigh Acres
11 a.m.

Kids can participate in Money Smart Week by playing a money-themed game of Bingo and making their own piggy bank. 239-479-4636

Kids Club: Spring Showers Art
Michaels
13741 S Tamiami Trl., Fort Myers
239-215-1730
8018 Mediterranean Dr., Estero
239-949-4299
10 a.m. – noon

They craft, you shop! Kids can enjoy making Spring Showers art. $2 – $5.

Out of This World Day
Wm. Bill Austen Youth Center 315 SW 2nd Ave., Cape Coral
5 – 7:30 p.
m.
Participants ages 8-14 will enjoy an out of this world mission with space snacks, games, and trivia. $12 per participant and Guardians are not required to stay. 239-242-3950

Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See?
Storytime
23130 Fashion Drive, Estero
239-947-8724
Barnes & Noble – Marketplace SC
13751 Tamiami Tr, Fort Myers
239-437-0654
11 a.m.

Full of rhyming fun, Scientist, Scientist, Who Do You See? Features appearances by some of the world’s greatest scientists. Young readers will enjoy learning about scientists and how they changed the world.

Safe Kids Day Lee County
Gulf Coast Town Center, 9903 Gulf Coast Main Street, Fort Myers
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Safe Kids Southwest Florida is hosting a fun family event to celebrate kids and help families learn more about how to prevent injuries and then take steps to make their kids safer. Children and parents will participate in fun games and activities while learning how to stay safe on the road, in the home and at play. 239-267-5107

Greenwell’s Family Fun day
Mike Greenwell’s Bat-A-Ball & Family Park
35 NE Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Are you ready for a full day of affordable family fun!?!?!
Come join us for a day full of UNLIMITED mini golf, go-carts, batting cages, and midway rides. It’s Greenwell’s Family Fun Day!!!
Bring your friends, family, and church group, because it’s an ENTIRE day of affordable family fun for only $15.

Sun – 29
Fun at the Fair
Unity of Fort Myers
11120 Ranchette Rd., Ft Myers
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Food, live music, games, arts & crafts, bounce house, silent auction, 50/50
raffle, face painting and more! 239-278-1511

Adam Strongin Kids Fishing Tournament
Cape Coral Yacht Club
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Tournament will be held at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, and is open to kids of all ages. There will be prizes awarded for biggest fish, smallest fish, most fish in two different age categories (1) Eight and Under (2) Nine and up. All proceeds go to the Adam Strongin Scholarship Fund for Eco-Adventure Nature Camp at Rotary Park. 239-549-4606

Mon – 30
El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros “Children’s Day/Book Day”
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Noon

Join us for a bilingual (Spanish/English) storytime program in honor of Children’s Day, Book Day. 239-479-4636

Celebrate Día
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
11 a.m.

El Día de los niños/El Día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families and reading that culminates on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Join us for this special storytime that includes bilingual story sharing, crafts and music. Registration requested. 239-479-4636

Star Wars Day Celebration
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Ter., Cape Coral
4 p.m.

May the Fourth Be With You. Get ready for Star Wars Day with LED lightsaber cards and other activities. Program limited to middle school and high school students. 239-479-4636

Wii and Board Games
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Rd., Lehigh Acres
2 p.m.

A variety of Nintendo Wii games and board games are available in this drop-in program. First come, first served. Program limited to high school students. Maximum attendees 25. 239-479-4636

STEAM Club
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
5 p.m.

Welcome to STEAM Club. Let’s get creative. Each month will feature a different STEAM related theme for children in grades K-5. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

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