Events

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Jun
11
Mon
Mysteries Below Ground @ Tallahassee Museum
Jun 11 – Dec 31 all-day
Mysteries Below Ground @ Tallahassee Museum | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

In the first comprehensive and complete exhibit of its kind, Mysteries Below Ground: The Architecture of Ant Nests explores the intricate workings of 25 underground ant nests. This exhibit will reveal the enormous range of size and complexity of ant nest structure and reflects the range of scales in which ants live their lives. The exhibit also dives into Dr. Walter Tschinkel’s method of metal casting and the ways in which metal casting reveals a complete, precise and detailed version of ant nest architecture. Dr. Tschinkel’s casts have been featured in 16 museums around the world, from Paris to Hong Kong, including two casts at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. This exhibit will only be here until December 31, 2018, so don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity.

Oct
17
Wed
Baby Time & Story Time @ Leon County Library
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Librray imageFree and open to the public. Don’t forget to check out some books with your little one while you’re there. Library cards are free for Leon County residents.
 

Today’s Programs 

     

  • Baby Time – 10:30 AM – Main Library (200 W. Park Avenue, downtown) – Bring $2 for parking in case you stay longer than 1 hour.
  • Baby Time – 10:30 AM – Northeast Branch (5513 Thomasville Road, across from Walmart) – Parking is free.
  • Preschool Story Time – 10:30 AM – Eastside Branch (1583 Pedrick Road, near Buck Lake) – Parking is free.

 
Program Cancellations
 

Programming is usually suspended for a full week (or more) around holidays, summer time and winter break.  Please check the library’s online calendar for updates because the cancellations may not be reflected here.

 

What is Baby Time?

 

Baby time is geared toward infants, babies and toddlers up to about 2 1/2 years old (older children are certainly welcome, too).  A librarian leads the group in short stories, songs and fingerplays.  Children sit with their parent/caregiver in chairs or on the ground.

 

 

 

Homeschool Days @ Mission San Luis
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Homeschool Days @ Mission San Luis | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

THIRD WEDNESDAYS
August–October & January–April
August 15, 2018: Agriculture and Foodways
September 19, 2018: Navigation and Trade
October 17, 2018: Animals at Mission San Luis
January 16, 2019: Life on the Hacienda

Themed Homeschool Programs at Mission San Luis Living History Museum: Third Wednesdays (August – October & January – April)
Homeschoolers, join us at Mission San Luis for themed lesson plans on third Wednesdays August – October and January – April!

Have fun learning with the following activities:
• SCAVENGER HUNTS on the historic site
The living history staff will assist and provide information. Advanced grade levels will receive additional questions for more in-depth learning.
• CRAFT ACTIVITIES
One craft for K-5 and one for 6-12 grade levels
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Activities run from 10 am to 3 pm
— Allow 2 or more hours to complete the activities so start by 1 pm or earlier.
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September 19, 2018: Navigation and Trade

On September 19, assist the Merchant Mariner for the day, learning all about navigation techniques and tools as well as what and how items were traded in La Florida.

The Merchant will ensure you are rewarded for your efforts, and there will be craft activities for all ages once your job is complete!

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October 17, 2018: Animals at Mission San Luis Theme

Have fun learning with the following activities:
• SCAVENGER HUNTS or other DISCOVERY activities on the historic site.
The living history staff will assist and provide information. Advanced grade levels will receive additional questions for more in-depth learning.
• CRAFT ACTIVITIES
One craft for K-5 and one for 6-12 grade levels.

R.O.A.R. at Dave’s Pizza Garage @ Dave's Pizza Garage
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Reach Out And Read

All children are welcome.  100+ books to choose from.  5:30 to 6 children’s reading time.  6 to 6:30 read along with special guest readers.  Slices of pizza only $2 each.

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Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge
Oct 17 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Beginning Clogging Classes @ Jackson Lodge | Tallahassee | Florida | United States
Please note this is a reoccurring event.  We advise you to check on the status of the event offers with the event coordinators before planning to attend.

Beginning clogging classes for all ages! All types of music, for all levels !

Oct
19
Fri
Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast @ Tallahassee, Florida
Oct 19 all-day

 

Guided Driving and Walking Tours

Conducting the finest guided sight-seeing tours of Florida’s Capital City and the surrounding area including Thomasville, GA and the plantations. Tours can be extended to visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast where you will see white sandy beaches, pristine habitats, historic lighthouses, enchanting museums, and dine on the world famous Apalachicola Bay oysters and other seafood. Please see our reviews on TripAdvisor.

From seniors to students on educational field trips, we cater to visitors of all ages. Also great for convention and meeting attendees, newcomers getting acquainted with the area, your family and guests, as an add-on activity during Family Reunions, social clubs, and organization events. Inquire about our private cultural and heritage guided tours and our step-on-guide and itinerary planning services.

Toddler Story Time @ St. Peter's Anglican Church
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Children four and under and their parents are invited each Friday to gather for stories, songs, and a craft. We provide coffee and tea for the parents and snacks for everyone. This is a great way to make new friends, grow young minds, and expand imaginations.

Oct
20
Sat
Kids’ Free Day at the Challenger Learning Center @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

clc kids free dayThe third Saturday of every month is Kid’s Free Day at the CLC! At 10:30am, please join us for Interactive activities, science demonstrations, and a FREE IMAX OR Planetarium show for kids 12 and under (with a paying adult). These activities may include a Chemistry Magic Show presented by members of Alpha Chi Sigma, FSU’s professional chemistry fraternity, a presentation by the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, and/or presentations by CLC education staff.

Oct
22
Mon
Guided Tours in Florida’s Capital and the Forgotten Coast @ Tallahassee, Florida
Oct 22 all-day

 

Guided Driving and Walking Tours

Conducting the finest guided sight-seeing tours of Florida’s Capital City and the surrounding area including Thomasville, GA and the plantations. Tours can be extended to visit Florida’s Forgotten Coast where you will see white sandy beaches, pristine habitats, historic lighthouses, enchanting museums, and dine on the world famous Apalachicola Bay oysters and other seafood. Please see our reviews on TripAdvisor.

From seniors to students on educational field trips, we cater to visitors of all ages. Also great for convention and meeting attendees, newcomers getting acquainted with the area, your family and guests, as an add-on activity during Family Reunions, social clubs, and organization events. Inquire about our private cultural and heritage guided tours and our step-on-guide and itinerary planning services.

Oct
23
Tue
Chuck E. Cheese Reading with Chuck E. @ Chuck E. Cheese's
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join Chuck E. every Tuesday night for a story time.

Each child gets 10 free tokens.