May Events for Kids!
These are some of the “don’t miss” activities for the month of May!!!
Bricks on the Cape
Gulf Middle School
1809 SW 36th Terrace, Cape Coral
Saturday May 4 • 10 a.m.
The event entry will be FREE and will include interactive LEGO brick activities for all ages. Some attractions include: MOC “My Own Creation” Contest for all ages, a DUPLO play area for kids 2-5, a Vehicle Build & Race Event, Collectible Minifigure Trading, LEGO Raffle Give-a-ways and a special May the 4th (be with you) LEGO Star Wars Display including collectible merchandise for sale. www.broke4bricks.com
Free Comic Book Day
Comics Cards and Stuff
2215-J Winkler Ave., Fort Myers
Saturday May 4 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrating its 18th year, Free Comic Book Day is exactly what it’s name says: an annual event where we give away a selection of specially produced comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into our store, with no purchase required. FCBD has grown into a bigger and better event each year, and this year promises to be no exception. Comics Cards and Stuff, now in it’s new and improved location in the Edison Park 8 Plaza, is also planning to promote the event with a large sale, raffles, charity auction, costume contest and special giveaways – and lots more – along with appearances by several “super heroes”, several comic creators and other surprises! 239-939-0878
24th Annual Taste of the Beach
Old San Carlos Blvd.
The 24th Annual Taste of the Beach will be held Sunday, May 5 on Old San Carlos Blvd. just down the street from Times Square. Food will be served 10 a.m. until it runs out or at 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 12. Children under 12 are free. Food tickets will be $1 each, with a $5 average food serving price. Live music will be provided. 239-454-7500
We Love Unicorns
South County Regional Library
21100 Three Oaks Pkwy, Estero
Thursday May 9 • 10 a.m.
Calling all preschoolers. Join us for a magical Unicorn storytime featuring books, flannel boards, activities and crafts. For ages 2-5. All children attending must be registered. Some activities may be messy, so dress for mess. Registration is required. 239-479-4636
Movie in the Park – Smallfoot
2000 West First St, Fort Myers
Friday, May 10 • 7 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or a lawn chair to enjoy this fun family event. 239-321-7529
Chick-fil-A Cypress Lake
13610 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers
Friday, May 10, 5 – 7 p.m.
Come enjoy an enchanted evening and have the royal treatment. Crafts, make-up, nails, tattoos, crowns, sashes and more. 239-433-9030
Movie Under The Stars – A Wrinkle In Time
Coconut Point, Estero
Saturday, May 11 • Dusk
Enjoy an evening under the stars with a movie 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
Kids to Parks Day
Centennial Park, Fort Myers
Saturday, May 11 • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
There will be games, activities and food for all ages. Potato sack race, dance contest, chalk of the walk, street hockey, bounce houses, arts and crafts, prizes and more. www.cityftmyers.com
FREE Family Movie Night – Moana
Edison and Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers,
Friday, May 17 • 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy Moana under the stars in the gardens of Edison Ford. Bring chairs or a blanket! Tours of the site are not included with this free event. 239-334-7419
Willy Wonka Jr
Center for Performing Arts – Hinman Auditorium
10150 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
May 17 & 18 • 7 p.m. and May 18 & 19 • 2 p.m.
Join the CFABS Youth Players as the delicious adventures of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally amiable grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory – or suffer the consequences. 239-495-8989
Jack and the Beanstalk
Broadway Palm Children’s Theatre
1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers
May 24 – June 14
Fee. Fi. Fo. Fum. We smell a musical for everyone! This splendid spin on the classic tale tells the story of Jack, who goes into town to sell his cow for money, but instead trades the cow for magic beans. He plants the beans and, to his surprise, they grow a tall stalk. Join us as Jack discovers what’s at the top of this GIANT beanstalk. 239-278-4422