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Live! Science Shows
Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
Every Saturday & Sunday starting at 1:30 p.m.
Located at STEMLAB, near WINK Playland, Lessons on chemistry, aerodynamics, fire
experiments and more! 239-948-3766

FREE Kids Crafts
Miromar Outlets
10801 Corkscrew Rd, Estero
Tuesdays • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Near the WINK Playland. 239-948-3766

Saturday Storytime
Barnes & Noble – Coconut Point
8052 Mediterranean Drive, Estero
Saturday, June 1 , 8, 15, 22, 29 • noon
Join us for storytime every Saturday at noon. 239-427-1799

Wonder Walk at the Wonder Gardens
Wonder Gardens
27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
Select dates in June • 10 a.m.
Join one of our guides on a fun, exploratory journey to meet and greet the local and exotic wildlife that have found a long-term nurturing home at Wonder Gardens. This 45-minute tour will introduce you to Wonder Gardens’ long and fascinating history; connect you to some of our charismatic resident animals and breathtaking plants; deepen your understanding of the animals, plants, and people relate, and inspire you to help make a WONDERful impact in the natural world. Recommended for all ages. $10 + admission. Select days in June www.wondergardens.org

 

School’s Out Celebration & Post Fireworks Show
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Friday, May 31 • 7:05 p.m.
It’s a celebration for the end of another successful school year as we invite all kids to join us for the game for free! All kids get free tickets, offer valid only at the Mussels box office. Fireworks show will light up the night sky after every Friday home game. Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders. www.milb.com

Sat – 1
Kids and Teens Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Saturday, June 1 • 1 p.m.

We are kicking off our Summer Reading Program with games and crafts. Staff will be on hand to help patrons sign up for this summer’s reading adventure. Receive a free book and enjoy a tasty frozen treat from Pelican’s SnoBalls. 239-479-4636

Kids Fringe Fort Myers
Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 1 • 10 a.m.

Join us on the Green Market Lawn for a special edition of our FREE Family ArtLab. Participants of all ages will be painting with bubbles from 10 a.m. – noon. There will be two large sprinklers set up on the Green Market lawn after the ArtLab bubble painting. Adults are encouraged to bring towels and dry clothes for the whole family. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Mad Libs live will begin at 1 p.m. In this one-hour musical, you meet four students from Blankville Central High School: Gogo the jock, Virtuosa the diva, shy and artsy Merrily and Geyser the nerd. This show captures the essence of the classic word game, and watching it can help kids distinguish between nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. This show is suitable for all ages. www.artinlee.org

Super Fun Saturday
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Saturday, June 1 • 10 a.m.

Come play with us at the library. Activities change monthly and vary from dancing, storytelling, art projects and more. Fun for the whole family. 239-479-4636

Summer Reading Program Kickoff Event
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 1 • 1 p.m.

This summer “Adventure Begins at Your Library.” We are kicking off our Summer Reading Program with fun activities such as a professional face painter, rock painting craft and a sensory slime station. Receive a free book and learn how you can sign up for this summer’s reading adventure. 239-479-4636

In-Store Kids Workshops: Grill Gift Card Box
Home Depot – Local Home Depot locations
Saturday, June 1 • 9 a.m. to noon

Time to pull out your apron! First Saturday of every month for this fun, free event.
www.homedepot.com/c/kids

Nature Explorers
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 1 • 9 a.m.

Nature Explorers is limited to 15 children per day. This is a Drop-Off program. Ages 5-11, $10 / child. Our programs are designed to take place almost entirely outside, where children will have lots of fresh air and space to spread out! 239-275-3435

Kids Fishing Event
Bass Pro Shops,
10040 Gulf Center Dr, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 1 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Come out to Bass Pro Shops the first Saturday of every month and fish on the back lake (catch and release)! Earn your First Fish Award if this is your first time fishing with us! 239-461-7800

ReptiDay
DoubleTree by Hilton At Bell Tower Shops
13051 Bell Tower Dr., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 1 • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This one-day reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes.
www.repticon.com

Sun – 2
Sunday Make Break: Andy Warhol Inspired Pop-Art
Michaels Market Square
13741 S Tamiami Trl, Ste 1, Fort Myers
Sunday, June 2 • 2 – 4 p.m.

All you need to do is purchase a square canvas base and we’ll provide the paint, brushes, and other supplies. 13+ years old. www.michaels.com

Kid’s Game Free Tickets
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Sunday, June 2 • 12:05 p.m.

All kid’s 12 & under get in FREE every Mussels Sunday home game! Free tickets available at box office only. Ages 12 & Under. All kids can play catch on the field prior to each Sunday home game from
11-11:30 a.m. All kids can run the bases after each Sunday home game. Mighty Mussels vs Bradenton Marauders. www.milb.com

Young Eagles Rally & Pancake Breakfast
EAA Chapter 66 House at Page Field
5200 Captain Channing Page Dr., Fort Myers
Sunday, June 2 • 8 a.m.

The Young Eagles program is designed to teach youth, ages 11-17 about general aviation. The Young Eagles first flight program is free of charge. The minimum age to fly is 11 years old. A parent or legal guardian must be present to sign the waiver and be on-site during flight. Kids younger than 11 may participate in the instruction class and walk around the aircraft but they cannot fly. A breakfast is also available for $6 per person. Questions, email youngeagles66@gmail.com.

Mon – 3
Super Smash Bros Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Monday, June 3 • 4 p.m.

Join us as we kick off the Summer Reading Program for teens. Play Super Smash Bros on the Switch, color and craft and sign up for the summer reading program. Snacks and a free book for every teen
provided while supplies last. For ages 11-17 years. 239-479-4636

Chess Anyone?
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Monday, June 3, 10, 17, 24 • 2 – 6 p.m.

Chess enthusiasts of all ages are welcome. Bring your own chess set or use one of ours. 239-479-4636

Summer Reading Program Crafts
Captiva Memorial Library
11560 Chapin Lane on Captiva
June 3 – 28

Available during normal library operating hours. Enjoy a variety of summer reading program table-top crafts and activities this summer for all-ages, while supplies last. Including a paper bag scrapbook for kids, paracord bracelet for teens a frame foldable canvas and coloring sheets for adults and more. 239-479-4636

Tue – 4
Family Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Tuesday, June 4 • 5 – 7 p.m.

You’re invited to our family-friendly kick off party to celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program. Get ready for an evening of crafts and activities, a dance party and special guest appearance from stilt walker and balloon artist Way Too Tall Torrie. A free book for every child and teen will be provided while supplies last. For ages birth-11 years. 239-479-4636

Wed – 5
Community Helper Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, June 5 • 11 a.m.

For children through age 5 years and their caregivers. Learn about water safety with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. They’ll read their favorite adventure story about how to stay safe when making a splash and then children will have the opportunity to try on life vests and complete a fun coloring activity. 239-479-4636

Preschool Wednesdays
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
Wednesdays , June 5 & 19 • 10 a.m. -11 a.m.

Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month from for our Preschool Program! Designed to capture a preschooler’s sense of curiosity and cultivate a connection to the natural world, each program may include a story, craft, short hike, and/or live animal encounter (depending on class topic). Ages 3-5 • CNCP Members $7 | Non-Members $10. The price is per child and includes one adult per child. It does not include museum admission.
239-275-3435

Summer Reading Kickoff:
Welcome to Camp Halfblood
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 5 • 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Kickoff a Summer of Adventure by joining us for a Camp Halfblood event, inspired by Rick Riordan’s “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.” Enroll in the summer reading program at Athena’s table and receive a free book. Claim your cabin and craft your symbol, test your archery skills and create your own Camp Halfblood necklace. Enjoy a light snack at Dionysus’ Delights. For ages 6 – 11 years.
239-479-4636

Play date on the Farm
M&M Farms
5450 Higginbotham Road, Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 5 · 10 a.m. – noon

Come join us for a fun-filled open play date at the farm! Get ready to enjoy a morning on the farm. The playground will be open and you can walk around and visit with our farm animals. The event will take place at Higginbotham Road on our working family farm. It’s the perfect opportunity to spend quality time and allow your kids to meet other kids and get them outside and playing. Snacks and drinks and homemade banana bread will be available for purchase. 239-900-5425

Thu – 6
Habitat Chat at the Wonder Gardens
Wonder Gardens
27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
June 6, 13, 20, 27 • 1 p.m.

Stop by Casey’s habitat to connect with Wonder Gardens’ intelligent, sensitive, and playful white umbrella cockatoo. Learn more about his backstory and how we can support cockatoos in their natural habitats. Free with paid admission. 239-992-2591

Summer Reading Kickoff
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 6 • 10 a.m. – Noon

Drop in for games, crafts and fun to kick-start the library’s summer reading program. For
kids and teens of all ages. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Preschool Bubble Dance Kickoff Party
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Thursday, June 6 • 10:30 a.m.

We are kicking off the 2024 Summer Reading Program with a fun filled bubble dance party. Bring your friends and enjoy music, dancing, crafts and frozen treats while you sign up for this year’s summer reading adventure. For preschoolers ages 2-5 years and their families. 239-479-4636

Summer Reading Kickoff Party
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Thursday, June 6 • 2 – 4 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the start of the Summer Reading Program: Adventure Begins at Your Library. Enjoy balloons, ice cream, costumed characters and so much more. Every child and teen will receive a free book, while supplies last. 239-479-4636

Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Thursday, June 6 • 2 p.m.

Join us for a summer bash that celebrates reading in our community. Learn and sign up for summer reading programs. Kids and teens, ages birth – 18 years, will receive a free book. We will also have two special meet-and-greets with a princess and a superhero, light refreshments in the butterfly garden and grab-and-go goodie bags for children. 239-479-4636

Sat – 8
Summer Kickoff Party
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 11 a.m.

Join us for a day of fun at our summer reading program party. Kids and teens, ages birth to 18 years, will receive a free book, enjoy art activities, balloons, carnival games and a photo booth. 239-479-4636

Read to the Dogs
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Saturday, June 8 • 11 a.m.

Join us at the library for reading to dogs. The dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team to help improve the literacy skills of children. Children can read down fines or just develop a love of reading through reading to dogs. 239-479-4636

Teens Got Talent
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 10 – 11 a.m.

Sign up for our Teen Talent Show. Participants can show off their skills and be entered to win the grand prize. Every teen will choose their own free book, while supplies last. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

SWFL SpaceCon – Comicbook & Sci-fi Convention
German American Social Club
2101 Southwest Pine Island Road, Cape Coral
Saturday, June 8 · 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

SWFL SpaceCon is a celebration of all aspects of Comic Book and Science-Fiction culture with a common thread uniting all fans. It’s the ultimate destination to bring together fandom and celebrities from the world of Comics, Sci-Fi, Anime, Gaming, and Cosplay for an action-packed day. Featuring special guests for the film/tv and comic book industries, vendors, game demos, drop-in gaming, game tournaments, photo ops, autograph ops, panels, costume contests and non-stop entertainment. www.swflspacecon.com

Summer Reading Kickoff Party
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 10 a.m.

Let’s get together and start the summer right by signing up for the
Summer Reading Program. Celebrate reading with a foam party and activities for all ages. Bring a towel to dry off and join the adventure. Children and teens receive a free book after signing up, while supplies last. 239-479-4636

Kids Club: Summer Painted Rocks
Michaels Market Square
13741 S Tamiami Trl, Ste 1, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 10 a.m. – noon

Come in for a fun free kids craft! We are getting ready for the summer with painted rocks! Over 4+ years old. www.michaels.com

Nature Explorers – Fossils
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Ave, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 9 – 11 a.m.

Calling all paleontologists! While digging for a project we found
something unusual. We stopped work immediately and now need help figuring out what was discovered! This is a Drop-Off program. $10. Ages 5-11. 239-275-3435

Be Red Cross Ready (teen)
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 11 a.m.

The American Red Cross will present this course designed to teach people how to prepare for and respond appropriately to disasters likely to occur in their community such as hurricanes, wildfires, tornadoes and more. 239-479-4636

All-Abilities Kids Storytime
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 8 • 10 a.m.

For ages 3-12 years and caregivers. This storytime emphasizes books, music and sensory experiences designed for children with adaptive needs and their families. Using visual schedule boards, stories are told through multiple modalities. This creates a positive storytime experience in a quieter environment with reduced sensory stimuli. 239-479-4636

Mon – 10
Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Monday, June 10 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Baby Rhyme Time
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Monday, June 10, 17, 24 • 10:30 a.m.

For babies up to 18 months. Babies and caregivers wiggle and giggle in a supportive environment. Space is limited. Arrive early and visit the Youth Desk to check in. 239-479-4636

Preschool Fairy Tale Adventure
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Monday, June 10 • 10:30 a.m.

Games and activities inspired by favorite preschool fairy tales. This summer reading program is for children through age 5 years. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Monday, June 10 • 6 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required and is only guaranteed until the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Tue – 11
Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Tuesday, June 11 • 6 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Chess at the Library
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 11 • 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy chess at the library in a casual environment. Chess boards will be provided, but you can also bring your own. People of all ages and skill levels are invited. 239-479-4636

Medieval Knightime Faire
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 11 • 6:15 p.m.

Step into the enchanting world of a Medieval Faire, don the armor of a gallant knight and immerse yourself in merriment with crafts, games and engaging activities. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 11 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Choose Your Own Art Adventure
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 11 • 2 p.m.

Unleash your creativity and dive into the mesmerizing world of pour painting. You will get to experiment with colors, textures and patterns as you pour, tilt and swirl your way to stunning masterpieces. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this program is designed to inspire and ignite your imagination. This program is for ages 12-18 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Don’t Try This at Home
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Tuesday, June 11 • 11 a.m.

Get ready for a messy, hair-raising, explosive, freezing and dangerous show. This summer reading program will be a unique mix of some of The Imaginarium’s craziest demonstrations. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 11 • 2 p.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Summer Movie Express: Puss in Boots:
The Last Wish and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Regal Belltower
13499 Belltower Drive, Fort Myers
June 11 & 12 • 11 a.m.

$1. www.regmovies.com

Bilingual Storytime and Author Visit
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Tuesday, June 11 • 10 a.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us for a special summer reading storytime with local authors Yajaida and Michelson Aristhyl who will read their book “La Casita Hispaniola.” This bilingual storytime shares the story of a home and family where the cultures of Haiti and the Dominican Republic blend. There will also be music, singing and other activities that will make this a storytime you do not want to miss. Registration is required and is only guaranteed until the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Kids Summer Movies: Despicable Me &
Minions The Rise of Gru
Marquee Cinemas – Coralwood 10
2301 Del Prado Boulevard, Cape Coral
June 11 & 12 • 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday. Two movies choices. Free admission. 239-458-2543

Anime Hour (teen)
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 11 • 2 p.m.

Enjoy an hour of anime entertainment, creative expression and lively discussions. This program is specially curated for anime enthusiasts to indulge in their passion for Japanese animation while hanging out among like-minded peers. Snacks provided and cosplay encouraged. 239-479-4636

Wed – 12
Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Wednesday, June 12 • 2 p.m.

Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 12 • 4 p.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10-minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For teens ages 11-17 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Bilingual Storytime and Author Visit
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, June 12 • 11 a.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us for a special storytime. Local authors Yajaida and Michelson Aristhyl will read their book, “La Casita Hispaniola,” a bilingual story that shares the story of a home and family where the cultures of Haiti and the Dominican Republic blend. There will also be music, singing and other activities. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 12 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6 – 11 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Kindness Club
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Wednesday, June 12 • 2 p.m.

Join us at the library to create kindness in our community. Kids can participate in fun activities designed to encourage kindness and help make the world a better place. This program is designed for children ages 7-11 years. Registration is required and is only guaranteed until the start of the program. Some activities may be messy; Dress for mess. 239-479-4636

Teen Interactive Movie
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Wednesday, June 12 • 1 p.m.

Hop on board for some big adventure by joining us for an interactive movie experience. A light snack, games and crafts will also be a part of the fun. For ages 12-18 years. Call the library for the movie title. 239-479-4636

Baby Explorers
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Wednesday, June 12 • 10:30 a.m.

Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for sensory play, literacy activities and more. Dress babies for some messy play. For babies up to 24 months. No registration required, but space is limited to 50 children plus their caregiver. Tickets available 30 minutes before start of program. 239-479-4636

Baby Summer Fun
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 12, 26 • 10 a.m.

Babies and their caregivers are invited for sensory play, literacy activities and more. Please dress babies for some messy play. This summer reading program is for ages babies up to 23 months. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Thu – 13
Chess (teen)
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Thursday, June 13, 27 • 2 p.m.

Sharpen your mind by playing a competitive game of Chess. We supply the board, you bring your witty skills. This program is for adults and teens. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 10 a.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This engaging summer reading program gives attendees a better understanding of wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6 – 11 years. No registration is required, but space is limited. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Thursday, June 13 • 11 a.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Community Helper Storytime
Featuring Smokey Bear
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 11 a.m.

Families with children through age 5 years are invited to join us for a special Smokey Bear storytime where Florida Forest Service will tell the story of Smokey Bear. Meet Smokey Bear and learn about fire safety during this special storytime event. 239-479-4636

Dance Floor Magic
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 11:30 a.m.

Don’t miss out on this magical event that celebrates the joy of music, movement and imagination. It’s a dance party like no other, where every twirl and skip lead to new adventures in the world of books and beyond. See you on the dance floor. 239-479-4636

Don’t Try This at Home
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library, 3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 10 a.m.

Get ready for a messy, hair-raising, explosive, freezing and dangerous show. This summer reading program will be a unique mix of some of The Imaginarium’s craziest demonstrations. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Community Helper Storytime: Bonita Springs Fire Department
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Thursday, June 13 • 11 a.m.

Meet our hometown heroes and tour a fire truck as part of the Summer Reading Program, Adventure Begins at your Library. The Bonita Springs Fire Department will join us for this special event featuring songs, stories and safety tips. For ages birth-5 years. No registration is required but space is limited. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 2 p.m.

This teen summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For ages 12 – 18 years. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited to 25 participants. 239-479-4636

Summer Preschool Program: Lego Club
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Thursday, June 13 • 10:30 a.m.

Join us for a short story and Lego building activities. Legos provided for use during this program. This summer reading program is for ages 2-5 years. 239-479-4636

Family Storytime
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Thursday, June 13, 20 • 11 a.m.

For children through age five years and caregivers. Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 13 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This hands on, interactive summer reading program gives an up-close perspective on wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Fri – 14
Toddler Playtime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 14 • 10 a.m.

For children ages 18-36 months. Meet new friends while exploring and developing early literacy skills through free play, games and toys. Registration is required due to limited space. Arrive early to ensure your registration. 239-479-4636

Super Hero Friday Fireworks
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Friday, June 14 • 7:05 p.m.

All Super Heroes welcome as we take the field in specialty Marvel jerseys that will be available for auction. After each Friday game the Mussels will light up the sky with the best fireworks show in Southwest Florida! Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers. www.milb.com

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Kids
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Friday, June 14 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in SW Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This hands on, interactive summer reading program gives an up-close perspective on wildlife management, rescue and conservation. Tickets are required for this event. Please stop by the library one week before the event to secure your spot. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 14 • 3 p.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Jurassic Quest
Lee Civic Center in Fort Myers, 11831 Bayshore Road, Fort Myers
June 14 – 16

This three-day event provides unforgettable adventure, transporting families through 165 million years of the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods to roam among true-to-life versions of the creatures that once ruled the Earth. Loved by millions, Jurassic Quest is filled with hands-on activities, education and fun for kids of all ages: Lifelike, scientifically-accurate dinosaur herd (some move and roar!) Live dinosaur shows all day. The largest rideable dinosaurs in North America. Interactive activities including a giant fossil dig. Real fossil exhibit featuring T-Rex teeth, a triceratops horn and a life-size dino skull. “Tricera-tots” soft play area for our littlest explorers. Bounce houses and inflatable attractions. Face painting and more! www.jurassicquest.com

Water Safety Storytime with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Friday, June 14 • 10 a.m.

Learn about water safety with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their mascot Bobber the Water Safety Dog. This summer reading program is designed for children through age 5 years and their caregivers to learn how to stay safe when making a splash. 239-479-4636

Sat – 15
Lowes KId’s DIYer Workshop:
Father’s Day UTV
14960 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 15 • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Rev up Father’s Day with our exciting workshop where kids will build their very own miniature UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle)! It’s a hands-on adventure that celebrates the spirit of exploration and outdoor fun. Whether it’s for off-road adventures or backyard races, this UTV is sure to make memories that will last a lifetime. Join us for a day of building, bonding, and making dad proud! 239-433-9255

Family Coloring Drop-In
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Saturday, June 15 • 10 a.m. – Noon

Calmly explore a new world in this coloring drop-in adventure. All supplies provided. No registration required. 239-479-4636

Marvel-Themed “Super Dad” Trivia

Mercola Market of Cape Coral, 125 SW 3rd Place
Saturday, June 15 • 4 to 6 p.m.

A family-fun evening is complete with special beverages, a costume contest and themed prizes for top winners. mercolamarketcc.com. 

Tommy Bohanon Foundation Youth Football Camp
North Fort Myers High School Stadium
5000 Orange Grove Blvd, North Fort Myers
Saturday, June 15 • 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m
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Registration is free for the yearly one-day event for student-athletes in first through eighth grades. Participants will expand their love and knowledge of football with the help of experienced football coaches. The team of coaches provide hands-on training by guiding youth through NFL-style drills that lay a solid foundation for good sportsmanship. To register visit www.tommybohanonfoundation.org

Marvel-Themed “Super Dad” Trivia

Mercola Market of Cape Coral, 125 SW 3rd Place
Saturday, June 15 • 4 to 6 p.m.
A family-fun evening is complete with special beverages, a costume contest and themed prizes for top winners. 

Juneteenth Celebration 2024
Roberto Clemente Park
1936 Henderson Avenue Fort Myers
Saturday, June 15 • 3 – 7 p.m.

Lee County Black History Society, in partnership with the Dunbar Festival, S.T.A.R.S. Complex, and the SWFL African Coalition, are excited to announce our annual celebration featuring a range of activities, including live performances on stage, bounce houses, food trucks, vendors, live museum tours, and captivating live entertainment. Local elementary, middle and high school students will be awarded for their success in the past school year.www.leecountyblackhistorysociety.org

Family ArtLab
Alliance for the Arts
10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 15 • 10 am – Noon

Drop in for free, hands-on family fun. Explore something new every month like art making, gallery activities, games and more – all inspired by artworks on view in the gallery, famous artists, national holidays and artistic traditions around the world. For all ages and abilities. 239-939-2787

Pre-K Fun: Mini Golf
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Saturday, June 15 • 10 a.m.

Join us for some mini golf made just for preschoolers. For ages 2-5 years. 239-479-4636

Sun – 16
Kid’s Game Free Tickets
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Sunday, June 16 • 12:05 p.m.

All kid’s 12 & under get in FREE every Mussels Sunday home game! Free tickets available at box office only. Ages 12 & Under. All kids can play catch on the field prior to each Sunday home game from 11-11:30 a.m. All kids can run the bases after each Sunday home game. Mighty Mussels vs Lakeland Flying Tigers. www.milb.com

Day of the Dad
Shell Factory and Nature Park
16554 N. Cleveland Ave, North Fort Myers
Sunday, June 16 • Noon – 4 p.m.

Dads are Flipping Awesome and a BBQ, fun & games sound like the perfect day. Remember Dads get in free to the Nature Park on Father’s Day. 239-995-2141

Mon – 17
Magically Ever After
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Monday, June 17 • 2 p.m.

South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Monday, June 17 • 6 p.m.

Spend a magical afternoon with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Please arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Preschool Play Date
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Monday, June 17 • 10:30 a.m.

Hands-on play time with STEM and early literacy activities. This summer reading program is for babies and children through age 5 years. No registration is required, but space is limited. 239-479-4636

Tue – 18
Don’t Try This at Home
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Tuesday, June 18 • 6 p.m.

Get ready for a messy, hair-raising, explosive, freezing and dangerous show. This summer reading program will be a unique mix of some of The Imaginarium’s craziest demonstrations. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Summer Movie Express: The Angry Birds Movie 2 and
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem
Regal Belltower
13499 Belltower Drive, Fort Myers
June 18 & 19 • 11 a.m.

$1. www.regmovies.com

Cartoon Character Workshop
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 18 • 2 p.m.

Join local cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator, Doug MacGregor for a fun-filled and informative program. Mr. Doug will help you create your own cartoon characters to design a comic strip, poster, graphic novel or storybook. Drawing supplies provided, but bring your sketchbook and images if you have them. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 18 • 6:15 p.m.

Spend a magical evening with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6-11 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 18 • 2 p.m.

Spend a magical afternoon with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Tuesday, June 18 • 11 a.m.

Spend a magical morning with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 18 • 2 p.m.

South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Tuesday, June 18 • 6 p.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. This program is for ages 12-18 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Kids Summer Movies: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Mutant Mayhem & Lyle, Lyle Crocodile
Marquee Cinemas – Coralwood 10
2301 Del Prado Boulevard, Cape Coral
June 18 & 19 • 9:30 a.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday. Two movies choices. Free admission. 239-458-2543

Nintendo Switch Teen Tournament
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 18 • 2 p.m.

Calling all teen gamers and adventure seekers to this special summer reading program. Get ready to embark on an epic gaming journey. Whether you’re a seasoned gamer or just starting out, this program is designed to showcase your gaming prowess in friendly challenges that test your strategy, reflexes and creativity. 239-479-4636

Wed – 19
Slime Party for Teens
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Wednesday, June 19 • 2 p.m.

Get slimey at the library with this slime making craft. Mix together slime and make it your own creation by adding color, glitter and more. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required. For ages 12-18 years. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 19 • 2 p.m.

Spend a magical afternoon with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter and lots of audience participation. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Cartoon Character Workshop
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 19 • 4 p.m.

Join local cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator, Doug MacGregor for a fun-filled and informative program. Mr. Doug will help you create your own cartoon characters to design a comic strip, poster, graphic novel or storybook. Drawing supplies provided, but bring your sketchbook & images if you have them. For ages 12-18 years. Registration required. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Teens
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Wednesday, June 19 • 4:30 p.m.

Teens will have an opportunity to learn more about exotic animals from wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. He will also share information on wildlife management, rescue and conservation. This summer reading program is for ages 12-18 years. Registration required. 239-479-4636

Teen Burrowing Owl Program
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Wednesday, June 19 • 1 p.m.

Whooo loves Burrowing Owls? The Friends of the Cape Coral Wildlife organization will be here for a brief history of the owls in our area, a discussion of the owls’ characteristics, habits and favorite things to eat as well as how to properly approach owl burrows. After the presentation, stay and make wooden owl crafts. A light snack and games will be provided. For ages 12-18 years. 239-479-4636

Community Helper Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, June 19 • 11 a.m.

For children through age 5 years and their caregivers. Firefighters with the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District will read a few of their favorite adventure stories during this special storytime event. Children will be able to meet a firefighter in full bunker gear and explore the fire engine. 239-479-4636

Extreme Circus
Edison Mall, 4125 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
June 20 – 23

Extreme Circus under the big top! Fun for the whole family! Get a 10% discount online for each friend you refer. Family four pack available on opening day, online only. Doors open 1 hour prior to showtime. Come early and enjoy our bounce houses, face painting, fair foods and more! For tickets go to www.extremecircususa.com

Bilingual Storytime & Author Visit
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Wednesday, June 19 • 10:30 a.m.

Children and their families are invited to join us for a special summer reading storytime with local authors Yajaida and Michelson Aristhyl who will read their book “La Casita Hispaniola.” This bilingual storytime shares the story of a home and family where the cultures of Haiti and the Dominican Republic blend. There will also be music, singing and other activities. For ages birth – 5 years. No registration required, but space is limited to 75 children plus their caregiver. Tickets are available 30 minutes before the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Thu – 20
Make a Home Recording Studio
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Thursday, June 20 • 11 a.m.

Learn how to start your own home recording studio in this exciting summer reading program. We’ll cover room layout and basic sound proofing and acoustic treatment. Then, you’ll learn how to set up and use Digital Audio Workstation software to write and record your own music. Finally, you’ll get to participate in recording your own rap/pop vocals while learning mic and headphone techniques. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Teen Paracord Project
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 2 p.m.

Teens, learn how to make a basic cobra knot paracord bracelet, keychain or lanyard for everyday use. This summer reading program is for ages 12 – 18 years. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Baby Summer Play Date
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Thursday, June 20 • 11 a.m.

Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for sensory play, literacy activities and more. Dress babies for some messy play. For babies up to 23 months. No registration
required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Toddler Watercolor Painting Adventure
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 11:30 a.m.

Join us for a delightful session where little artists can unleash their imagination and explore the magic of watercolor painting in a fun and supportive environment. 239-479-4636

Little Explorers and Sensory Play
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 11 a.m.

For families with babies up to 18 months. Play with your baby and meet new friends during this special sensory play date that promotes social skills, motor skills and helps develop early literacy skills. This play date will include sensory toys, games and music to encourage a fun and bonding experience with your baby. 239-479-4636

Eat Your Spanish! Bilingual Music
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 10 a.m.

Join Evan and Vanessa, hosts of the children’s Spanish learning podcast “Eat Your Spanish,” as they share their beautiful bilingual music, fun games and interactive sound activities in a live performance. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 10 a.m.

Spend a magical morning with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6 – 11 years. No registration is required, but space is limited. 239-479-4636

Preschool Summer Storytime: Firefighter Friends
Pine Island Public Library
Thursday, June 20 • 10:30 a.m.
Location: Pine Island United Methodist Church
5701 Pine Island Rd., Bokeelia

For ages 3 – 5 years. Children attend this program independently while parents and caregivers wait nearby. Join us for stories, songs and crafts as we learn about the firefighter friends in our community. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 20 • 2 p.m.

Spend a magical afternoon with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Fri – 21
Cartoon Character Workshop
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 21 • 3 p.m.

Join local cartoonist, children’s book author and illustrator Doug MacGregor for a fun-filled and informative program. Mr. Doug will help you create your own cartoon characters to design a comic strip, poster, graphic novel or storybook. Drawing supplies provided, but bring your sketchbook and images if you have them. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Explore Aquadoodle Mats
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Friday, June 21 • 10 a.m.

Aquadoodle Mats encourages open-ended creative play, allowing children to express themselves freely through art. Whether they’re doodling their favorite animals, creating imaginary worlds or practicing writing their names, children will unleash their creativity in a supportive environment. This program is designed for children ages birth – 5 years old and their caregivers. Registration is not required, but space is limited. First come, first served. 239-479-4636

Preschool Archaeology Storytime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 21 • 10 a.m.

This special storytime, for children ages 3-5 years, explores how ceramics help us learn stories from the past. Decorations and designs found on ceramics are more than works of art; for archaeologists they tell a story. Join us and the Florida Public Archaeology Network for an engaging reading and interactive activities. This summer reading program is ideal for young explorers eager to learn about the past. 239-479-4636

Magically Ever After
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Friday, June 21 • 2 p.m.

Spend a magical afternoon with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. Tickets are required for this event. Stop by the library one week before the event to secure your spot. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Go Skate Day!
Eagles Skate Park
315 Sw 2nd Ave., Cape Coral
Friday, June 21 • Noon – 8:45 p.m.

Celebrate the pure exhilaration, creativity and spirit of one of the most influential activities in the world and go skateboarding! Free entry and giveaways through throughout the day! Must be accompanied with own skateboard for free entry. 239-242-3950

Sat – 22
LEGO Club
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Saturday, June 22 • 2 p.m.

For all ages. Drop in for building challenges the whole family will enjoy. No registration required. All materials are provided. 239-479-4636

Fiesta Bonita 2024
Riverside Park
10450 Reynolds St, Bonita Springs
Saturday, June 22 • 2 – 8 p.m.

www.cityofbonitasprings.org

Kids Club:Pom-Pom Butterfly Wreaths
Michaels Market Square
13741 S Tamiami Trl, Ste 1, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 22 • 10 a.m. – noon

Come in for a fun free kids craft! We are making pom-pom butterly wreaths! Over 4+ years old. www.michaels.com

Mon – 24
Joshua J. Superstar Show
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Monday, June 24 • 2 p.m
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The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. Josh has performed for Britney Spears, the Today Show and currently headlines for Disney Cruise Lines. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a living legend in action at this summer reading program. For ages 6 – 11 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Preschool Olympics
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Monday, June 24 • 10:30 a.m.

Let’s have fun with games and crafts at our Preschool Olympics. This summer reading program is for children through age 5 years. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Joshua J. Superstar Show
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Monday, June 24 • 6 p.m.

The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. Josh has performed for Britney Spears, the Today Show and currently headlines for Disney Cruise Lines. For ages 6 – 11 years. Registration is required and is only guaranteed until the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Tue – 25
Magically Ever After
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Tuesday, June 25 • 6 p.m.

Spend a magical evening with ChaChing the Amazing Bunny and her best friend, James the Unbelievable. Mixing equal parts imagination, storytelling and magic, “Magically Ever After” is a colorful fun-filled program packed with laughter, silliness and lots of audience participation. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Summer Movie Express: Despicable Me 3 and Migration
Regal Belltower
13499 Belltower Drive, Fort Myers
June 25 & 26 • 11 a.m.

$1. www.regmovies.com

Malacology 101 for Teens
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Parkway, Estero
Tuesday, June 25 • 6 p.m.

Teens ages 12-18 years are invited to this special summer reading program presented by The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. Malacology is the study of mollusks and teens will get an overview of mollusks including their anatomy, diet, adaptations and roles in the ecosystem. Registration is required and is only guaranteed until the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Bluey’s Big Play – The Stage Show
Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall, 13350 FSW Parkway, Fort Myers
June 25 – 26 • 6 p.m.

When Dad feels like a little bit of Sunday afternoon time out, Bluey and Bingo have other plans! Join them as they pull out all of the games and cleverness at their disposal to get Dad off that bean bag. Bluey’s Big Play is a brand-new theatrical adaptation of the Emmy award-winning children’s television series, with an original story by Bluey creator Joe Brumm, and new music by Bluey composer, Joff Bush. Join the Heelers in their first live theatre show made just for you, featuring brilliantly created puppets, this is Bluey as you’ve never seen it before, brought to real life. 239-481-4849

T.E.A.M Fort Myers –
“Together Everyone Achieves Magic”
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 25 • 2 p.m.

At this summer reading program workshop for teens, learn the intricacies of creating a magical moment and how preparation determines the outcome of a successful performance. Everyone who attends will have the opportunity to learn and perform their very own magic effect. There will even be a special surprise visit from a very magical guest. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Bunny Yoga and Mindfulness
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 25 • 2 p.m.

This summer reading program begins with a 10 minute vibe check where we introduce mindful breathing and check-in with our bodies and minds. Practice includes various movements, songs/chants and deep breathing, with the last 10 minutes being full relaxation. Bunnies will be free-roaming and you will be able to gently pet and interact with them. Dress for comfort. For ages 12 – 18 years.
Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Interactive Movie:
“Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them”
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 25 • 2 p.m.

Get ready for some adventure with this interactive movie version of “Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them.” Inside your prop bag will be an interactive script, your own fantastic beast, snacks and more. All supplies provided. This program is for ages 12-18 years. Registration is required and is valid only until the start of the program. Arrive 15 minutes early to guarantee your spot in the program. 239-479-4636

Kids Summer Movies: Trolls & Sonic the Hedgehog
Marquee Cinemas – Coralwood 10
2301 Del Prado Boulevard, Cape Coral
June 25 & 26 • 9:30 a.m
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Tuesday & Wednesday. Two movies choices. Free admission. 239-458-2543

Cones with a Cop
Sidecar Treats,
434 SE 47th Terrace,Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 25 • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

It’s National Kid’s Day–Come celebrate in the sweetest and safest place over ice cream with your local Cape Coral police officers! 239-205-5434

Joshua J. Superstar Show
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Tuesday, June 25 • 11 a.m.

Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Tuesday, June 25 • 2 p.m
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Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Tuesday, June 25 • 6:15 p.m.

The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. Josh has performed for Britney Spears, the Today Show and currently headlines for Disney Cruise Lines. For ages 6 – 11 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Wed – 26
Pre-K STEAM
Cape Coral Lee County Public Library
921 S.W. 39th Terrace, Cape Coral
Wednesday, June 26 • 10:30 a.m.

Children and their caregivers are invited to join us for special STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) learning activities and crafts. Dress children for some messy play. For ages 2-5 years. No registration is required, but space is limited to 50 children plus their caregiver. Tickets available 30 minutes before start of program. 239-479-4636

Summer Teen Trivia
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Wednesday, June 26 • 4:30 p.m.

Teens are invited to join us at the library this summer for a special adventure-themed trivia. Bring your friends and test your trivia skills. There will be prizes and bragging rights awarded to the winners. This summer reading program is for teens ages 12-18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Joshua J. Superstar Show
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 26 • 2 p.m.

The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. For ages 6 – 11 years. 239-479-4636

Summer Teen Program: Game On
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Wednesday, June 26 • 1 p.m.

Now’s the time to settle the score. Join in the fun and challenge your friends to a variety of board games and video games. Light snacks
provided. For ages 12-18 years. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Teens
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Wednesday, June 26 • 2 p.m.

Learn more about animals living in Southwest Florida with wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck. This hands on, interactive summer reading program gives an up-close perspective on wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 11-17 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Come Fly Away with Drones (teen)
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Wednesday, June 26 • 4 p.m.

Fly a mini drone at this summer reading program. Teens will learn the basic features about the CoDrone and will fly the drone through a series of gates. Join us for hands-on flying and practice taking off and landing on specific points. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Princess Storytime
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Wednesday, June 26 • 11 a.m.

Join your favorite island princess as she presents a royal Storytime. She will also sing her signature song, provide prince and princess training and be available for photos at the end of the event. 239-479-4636

Thu – 27
Baby Summer Play Date
Bonita Springs Public Library
10560 Reynolds Street, Bonita Springs
Thursday, June 27 • 11 a.m.

Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for sensory play, literacy activities and more. Dress babies for some messy play. For babies up to 23 months. No registration required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Adam’s Animal Encounters for Teens
East County Regional Library
881 Gunnery Road, Lehigh Acres
Thursday, June 27 • 11 a.m.

Teens will have an opportunity to learn more about exotic animals from wildlife biologist Adam Pottruck in this summer reading program. He will also share information on wildlife management, rescue and conservation. For ages 12 – 18 years. 239-479-4636

Preschool Little Racers
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Thursday, June 27 • 10:30 a.m.

Zip and zoom around the storytime room with toy cars and handmade racetracks. For ages 2–5 years. Join us for this playdate that will also include a story, songs and a craft. 239-479-4636

Joshua J. Superstar Show
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 10 a.m.

Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 2 p.m.

The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. For ages 6 – 11 years. No registration is required, but space is limited. 239-479-4636

Pre-K Parachute Dance
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 11:30 a.m.

It’s time to take flight with our parachute dance. Through coordinated movements, participants will simulate the sensation of flying, soaring and gliding through the air, all while developing motor skills, coordination and teamwork. 239-479-4636

Community Helper Storytime
Featuring Smokey Bear
Northwest Regional Library
519 Chiquita Blvd. N., Cape Coral
Thursday, June 27 • 11 a.m.

Families with children ages birth – 5 years are invited to a special Smokey Bear storytime. Florida Forest Service will tell the story of Smokey Bear. Meet Smokey Bear and learn about fire safety during this special storytime. 239-479-4636

Family Fun Night
Bell Tower Shops
13499 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 5 – 7 p.m.

Adam’s Animal Encounters will be exhibiting live exotic animals in their mini zoo display with educational and hands-on opportunities throughout the evening. inflatable axes, cotton candy In addition, there will be games, food, face painting and balloons sculptures! 239-489-1221

Wild Florida
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 10 a.m.

Join us for a special visit from the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium. You will have the opportunity to meet different animal ambassadors and learn more about some of the most popular reptiles that call Florida home. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Preschool Summer Playdate
North Fort Myers Public Library
2001 N. Tamiami Trail NE, N. Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 11 a.m.

This summer reading program is for families with children ages 3-5 years. Meet new friends while developing early literacy skills through free play with games, toys and music. 239-479-4636

Teen Bath Bombs and Shower Steamers
Lakes Regional Library
15290 Bass Road, Fort Myers
Thursday, June 27 • 2 p.m.

Teens, practice collaboration while having fun making aromatherapy bath bombs and shower steamers together. Please note the bath bombs and shower steamers will need to dry overnight and may be picked up the next day. This summer reading program is for ages 12 – 18 years. No registration is required, but space and supplies are limited. 239-479-4636

Fri – 28
Make a Home Recording Studio
Dunbar Jupiter Hammon Public Library
3095 Blount St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 28 • 3 p.m.

Learn how to start your own home recording studio. We’ll cover room layout and basic sound proofing and acoustic treatment. Then, you’ll learn how to set up and use Digital Audio Workstation software to write and record your own music. Finally, you’ll get to participate in recording your own rap/pop vocals while learning mic and headphone techniques. For ages 12 – 18 years. Registration is required. 239-479-4636

Joshua J Superstar Show
Pine Island Public Library
10701 Russell Road, Bokeelia
Friday, June 28 • 2 p.m.

The Joshua J. Superstar show fuses side-splitting comedy, nail-biting circus stunts and tons of audience participation. Audiences will be dazzled by his charm, awestruck by his rugged good looks, and confused by his overconfidence. Josh has performed for Britney Spears, the Today Show and currently headlines for Disney Cruise Lines. Tickets are required for this event. Stop by the library one week before the event to secure your spot. For ages 6-11 years. 239-479-4636

Fireworks Carnival Night
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Friday, June 28 • 7:05 p.m.

The Mussels invite you to a classic summer carnival! Get the best carnival treats, enjoy games for the kids and much more! After each Friday game the Mussels will light up the sky with the best fireworks show in Southwest Florida! Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons. www.milb.com

Fourth of July Pre-K Painting
Riverdale Public Library
2421 Buckingham Road, Fort Myers
Friday, June 28 • 10 a.m.

Little artists will create their very own fireworks masterpieces. Using safe and child-friendly painting materials, they’ll learn different techniques to mimic the bursts of color and light that fill the night sky on the Fourth of July. 239-479-4636

Baby Playtime
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Friday, June 28 • 10 a.m.

For babies up to 18 months. Meet new friends at Baby Playtime. Children and families are welcome to explore and develop early literacy skills through free play, games and toys. Registration is required and guarantees your spot until the start of the program. 239-479-4636

Sat – 29
Reading is Doggone Fun
Fort Myers Regional Library
2450 First St., Fort Myers
Saturday, June 29 • 11 a.m.

For children ages 4-11 years. Enjoy a Saturday morning reading to registered therapy dogs at the library. Choose to read your own story or we can provide one for you. 239-479-4636

Princess Jasmine’s Royal Event
Little Princess Spa
8646 Gladiolus Dr #302, Fort Myers
Saturday, June 29 • 1 – 3 p.m.

Princess Jasmine inspired Hairdo, Glitzy Makeup and Glitter Tattoo. Create your own colorful necklace with a Jasmine Inspired charm.⁠ Take pictures with Princess Jasmine. Storytime⁠, sing along, dancing, games & more! Come dressed in your favorite princess dress or buy one from our boutique⁠. Tickets includes 1 child and 1 adult. $55 per child. 239-245-8310

Sun – 30
Mighty Mussels Free Game Tickets
Hammond Stadium
14100 6 Mile Cypress Pkwy, Fort Myers
Sunday, June 30 • 12:05 p.m.

All kid’s 12 & under get in FREE! Free tickets available at box office only. All kids can play catch on the field prior to the game from 11-11:30 a.m. All kids can run the bases after the game. Mighty Mussels vs Tampa Tarpons. www.milb.com

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