Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in South Florida Family Events**
This first weekend of February brings us Superbowl festivities, but if that’s not your thing, our weekend family fun guide has you covered either way.
Friday, February 1, 2019
Town Center at Boca Raton Celebrates Chinese New Year: “With the approach of the Lunar New Year on February 5th, Town Center at Boca Raton looks forward to treating shoppers to free events and lively decor. Town Center at Boca Raton will celebrate Chinese New Year – The Year of the Pig – with themed celebrations throughout February. Guests can immerse themselves in a cultural experience with family-friendly entertainment including in-store promotions, lion dances, calligraphy workshops, crafts and more. The luck embodied by the Year of the Pig will be tastefully reflected throughout Town Center at Boca Raton. Red lanterns will swing gracefully from the rotundas and wind throughout the mall, offering prosperity to all those who cross beneath. A host of traditional Chinese events, like the auspicious lion dance and the expressive art of calligraphy, will take place on February 16th in the Nordstrom Court. To engage the whole family, themed craft stations will be set up in Nordstrom Court to entertain children.” For more information, click here.
Rock the Park, Free Concert Series at Plantation Central Park: “The City of Plantation, Parks & Recreation Department will sponsor a Free Concert Series on the first Friday of the month, Nov. 2 – April 5th. Each event features live music and food trucks. The trucks start arriving at 6:00 pm and the music begins at 7:00 pm. Bring your lawn chair or blanket.” For more information, click here.
Saturday, February 2, 2019
DragonFest at Palm Beach Zoo: “Celebrate the Chinese New Year, Year of the Pig, at Palm Beach Zoo. Enjoy stunning live cultural entertainment, authentic dragon & lion dances and kung fu presentations! Plus, fortune cookie prizes! ” For more information, click here.
Free Family Day: My Own Textile Town at the Wolfsonian: “What do you love about your city? Is it the sunny skies and the ocean breeze? The palm trees and seagulls? Get inspiration from the Italian textiles of Made in Italy: MITA Textile Design 1926–1976 and create your own tapestry with fabric cut-outs that represent your favorite things about Miami. Then, learn about how Annabelle transforms her town with a magic box of yarn in the story Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen. Free for children and accompanying adults.” For more information, click here.
Sunday, February 3, 2019
Outdoor Antique and Collectible Market at Lincoln Road: “Every two weeks the greatest show unpacks upon Lincoln Road in Miami Beach, The Outdoor Antique and Collectible Market. This has become the largest Sunday social event, attracting one of the largest Eclectic crowds of Treasure Hunters in South Florida. Looking for a one of a kind bargain? Then roll up your sleeves and get ready to get your hands dirty with some good old American pickin'! Located on historic Lincoln Road, home to some of Miami Beach's finest shops and restaurants in the heart of the Art Deco district. The Antique Market offers loads of vintage goods including clothing, jewelry, and art, plus designer and mid-century furniture. Big enough to be exciting but small enough not to be overwhelming. ” For more information, click here.
Sunday Stories: Dream Big Little One: “Sunday Stories welcomes kids 1-5 to listen to a live reading of a story in MOCA’s gallery surrounded by the museum’s current exhibition that will be followed by a hands-on early childhood art project in the Pavilion Gallery. The program is offered on the first Sunday of every month. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to join the class and participate with the students. Story: “Dream Big Little One” by Vashti Harrison | Project: “Grown Up & Me Hand Prints”” For more information, click here.
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