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Red Kettle Campaign and Angel Tree @ Governor's Square Mall and various Tallahassee locations
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

The Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to ring bells and help the programs that assist hurting children and families. Anyone is welcome to volunteer as an individual, family, church group, fraternity, sorority or school. Volunteers are also needed at the Governor’s Square mall for the Angel Tree to assist citizens that would like to adopt an angel for the holidays and provide Christmas for area children.

The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market @ Market Square Pavillion
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market offers a wide variety of locally grown products every Saturday at 1415 Timberlane Rd. from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The Tallahassee Farmers’ Market features local growers and resellers that all share the same commitment to producing the highest quality foods using sustainable practices. Though Saturday markets tend to be the busiest, some vendors are also present on Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
FREE WORKOUT every Saturday at Balfour Park, Thomasville @ Balfour Park
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
FREE WORKOUT every Saturday at Balfour Park, Thomasville @ Balfour Park | Thomasville | Georgia | United States

This is a repeating event.  Please call to confirm there has been  no interruption.  


EVERY SATURDAY – Join us for a FREE, fun PLAYGROUND CROSSFIT FUN Workout for all ages and fitness levels. Your whole body will get back in the action working out with SLOSH PIPES, BODY PIPES, Playground Equipment, Exercise Stations and more!


This is a group for everyone – men and women, 21-70, fit or not – interested in keeping or getting fit, exercise and the outdoors, new and fun workouts, hiking, walking, running, group exercise, and any other fun social and fitness activities. If you just want to stay active and fit – or if you’re the weekend warrior – or if you’re just trying to age with grace – our Meetups are the place to do it with new people who want to join you…

“Because working it out together is more fun than working it out alone.”

We’ve officially chosen beautiful Balfour Park because of its playground equipment, exercise stations and restrooms. (No electricity.) It also has a covered shelter, picnic tables, grill, and tennis courts! Located on South Pinetree Boulevard between US Highway 319 and Fletcher Street, it’s across from Southwestern State Hospital and adjacent to Thomasville Dog Park.


Frenchtown Heritage Market @ 514 Dunn Street & Georgia and Macomb
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Frenchtown Heritage Market

The Frenchtown Heritage Market offers a wide variety of fresh, naturally grown produce. Live music, cooking demos, fruits vegetables, and honey sold directly by farmers.

Partners for the effort include the City of Tallahassee, Frenchtown Neighborhood Improvement Association, Inc., Tallahassee COPE Coalition, Greater Frenchtown Revitalization Council and Frenchtown Community Development Corporation.

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St. Marks Photo Club @ St. Mark's Wildlife Refuge
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Digital photography has made this popular hobby perfect for every age. The St. Marks Photo Club meets on the third Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m. Meetings may involve review member photos, have a technique or software seminar or go on a photo safari. Rest assured that whatever is on the agenda, having fun will be a definite by-product! Many photographs in this newsletter were provided by members of the Photo Club. This enthusiastic group welcomes new and accomplished photographers. After a morning of exploration, join club members for a hearty meal at one of the area’s restaurants.

LeMoyne Annual Holiday Show and Sale, The Art of Giving @ LeMoyne Center for the Visial Arts
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

DSC_0093LeMoyne’s Annual Holiday Show and sale brings together 100 Artists to sell their artwork in a holiday setting. Prices range from less than $25 to masterworks. Handmade ornaments and gifts artworks of all media, suitable to have out all year round. Unique one of a kind works to make your home and gift giving special.

Please check the schedule before attending.  

Kids’ Free Day, featuring “Tiny Giants 3D” @ Challenger Learning Center
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
10:30am: Chemistry Magic Show presented by Alpha Chi Sigma (FSU Chemistry Fraternity)

11:00am: Children 12 and younger, accompanied by an adult, receive free admission to brand new IMAX documentary, Tiny Giants 3D. This highly-acclaimed giant screen film follows a chipmunk in a wooded forest and a scorpion mouse in Arizona’s scorched desert, as both are forced to grow up fast when they find themselves on their own for the first time. This exciting film allows audiences of all ages to truly see and feel what life is like when you’re under one foot tall, showing that the smaller you are the bigger the adventure. Check out the Tiny Giants on the GIANT screen!

11:45am: Explore the world of tiny animal coverings with
our friends from the Tallahassee Museum! You and your kids can take a look at fur, scales, and other objects up close and personal with a microscope and learn why certain animals have certain coverings. Your kids will also be able to color a chipmunk or mouse mask to take home and be a tiny giant themselves. Several snakes from the Tallahassee Museum will also make an appearance – don’t worry, they won’t get too close to our Tiny Giants or yours!

The 10:30am Chemistry Magic Show and 11:45pm demonstrations are always presented free of charge. The 11:00am IMAX or Planetarium show is always free for children 12 and younger. For an IMAX presentation, adult tickets are $8 and student and senior tickets are $7. For a Planetarium presentation, adult tickets are $5 and student and senior tickets are $4.75. Tickets may be purchased at the box office beginning at 10:00am.

Co-op Cafe @ New Leaf Market
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Carlos Santiago will be at the Co-op playing a selection of holiday favorites, arranged for acoustic guitar.


Midtown Special Saturday Shuttle @ Midtown
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Midtown is known for its art galleries, boutiques, and restaurants. Want to get more acquainted with the area’s offering? Catch the speedy, all electric shuttle called Wilma that will be available in the Midtown District the last Saturday before Christmas, December 20.

For your convenience, you can hop on and off the shuttle at any of the shops in Midtown located between Third and Seventh Avenues and Monroe Street and Thomasville Road and at the historic Cottages at Lake Ella.

Call for a pick-up: 850-212-2063. The Special Saturday Shuttle will run between 11a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

A special holiday day rate is being offered. Tickets are only $5 per person and are purchased from the shuttle driver. Cash only, tips welcome. Also, private Midtown Shuttle group reservations and rates are also available throughout the year.


The 12 Days of Tea @ Athena's Garden
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

This year we are doing things a little different! From December 12-23 we will be featuring one tea a day. Come on in, grab a cup of tea and some light refreshment and relax. The holidays can get so hectic, we wanted to offer a respite to our customers this year. Each day I will post the tea of the day so stay tuned and Happy Holidays from all of us at Athena’s.


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