Events

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Jun
1
Fri
Camp Challenger: Summer Camp @ Challenger Learning Center
Jun 1 – Aug 10 all-day
Camp Challenger: Summer Camp @ Challenger Learning Center  | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

When school is out, science is in! Led by experienced educators, Camp Challenger campers will get to blast off to space, build and program robots, make movies, explore the sciences, investigate coding through Minecraft and much more! Our STEAM-themed camps feature hands-on activities led by experienced educators. The Challenger Learning Center’s “Camp Challenger” strives to ensure campers have fun in a safe and educational atmosphere. All camps include lunch.

Jun
4
Mon
Monday Evening Summer Children’s Programs at the Main Library @ LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main
Jun 4 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 30 @ 6:30 pm

Special Programs Every Monday at 6:30pm, June 4 – July 30, 2018, at the Main (Downtown) Library at 200 W. Park Avenue! All ages welcome!

June 4: Libraries Rock with Mr. Richard
– Songs just for kids with lots of dancing.
June 11: Tampa Taiko Japanese Steel Drums
– Fun-filled, interactive program that covers the history of taiko, the music of Japan, and drumming performance.
June 18: Dr. Michael Bakan, World Music
– Expect lots of noise, exciting rhythms, and abundant monkey sounds with the head of FSU’s World Music Ensembles Program.
June 25: African-Caribbean Dance Theatre
– Learn about music and history with this energizing cultural dance and musical ensemble performance.
July 2: Monticello Acting and Dance Co.
– Performing Selections from “The Wizard of Oz.”
July 9: Amazing Animals “Scales & Tails”
– Meet animals face-to-face in this program about alligators and snakes.
July 16: Clyde Chicainery, Magician
– Magic tricks and illusions!
July 23: Royce Lovett, Local Musician
– R&B artist will perform his original songs in a special concert for kids and families.
July 30: Animal Tales “Born to Be Wild”
– Animals from all over the globe demonstrate their unique vocal abilities.

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library – Main
200 W. Park Ave.
850-606-2708
http://www.leoncountylibrary.org

Jun
5
Tue
Special Summer Children’s Programs at Leon County Branch Libraries @ LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System – Various Branch Library Locations
Jun 5 – Jul 26 all-day
Special Summer Children’s Programs at Leon County Branch Libraries @ LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System – Various Branch Library Locations | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Special programs are being offered this summer at the LeRoy Collins Leon County Branch Libraries!

Dr. B.L. Perry Jr. Branch
•June 5, 3pm : Libraries Rock with Mr. Richard: Songs for kids with lots of dancing!
•June 27, 4pm: Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro teaches yo-yo tricks!
•July 19, 3pm: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild” with live animals!

Eastside Branch
•June 7, 11:30 am: Motion Commotion (ages 3-5)
•June 12. 11am: Tampa Taiko Japanese Drums
•June 19, 6 pm: Music Night: Bring your instrument to the Library and perform!
•June 23, 1 pm: Rock Band Jam
•June 28, 11:30 am: S.T.E.A.M. Power: Instrument Maker (grades K-5)
•July 5, 11:30 am: Motion Commotion (ages 3-5)
•July 12, 2pm: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild”
•July 19, 11:30am:Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro
•July 21, 1 pm: Library’s Got Game
•July 24, 6 pm: Music Night
•July 26, 11:30 am: S.T.E.A.M. Power: Science of Sound (grades K-5)

Jane G. Sauls Ft. Braden Branch
•June 21, 2pm: Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro
•July 12, 6pm: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild”

Lake Jackson Branch
•June 9, 11am-3pm: Game Day with Oculus Rift
•June 23, 11am: Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro
•July 13, 11am: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild”
•July 21, 1-3pm: Summer Block Party for all ages with STEM activities!

Northeast Branch
•June 12, 3pm: Tampa Taiko Japanese Drums
•July 13, 3pm: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild”
•July 21, 11am: Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro

Woodville Branch
•June 12, 6pm: Tampa Taiko Japanese Drums
•June 19, 5:30 pm: Jeopardy: Libraries Rock Edition
•July 12, 11:30am: Spenser Davis, Yo-Yo Pro
•July 20, 3pm: Animal Tales “Born to be Wild”

LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System – Various Branch Library Locations
850-606-2708
http://www.leoncountylibrary.org

Jun
7
Thu
Thursday Evening Summer Teen Programs at the Main Library @ LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm
Thursday Evening Summer Teen Programs at the Main Library @ LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library - Main | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Special Programs For Teens Every Thursday at 6:00pm, June 7 – July 26, 2018, at the Main (Downtown) Library at 200 W. Park Avenue! Snacks provided at all programs!

June 7: Rock Band Jam Show off your Rock Band skills and enjoy some snacks!
June 14: Drop the Mic: Lip-Sync Battle Perform your favorite songs to compete for prizes. Teams are welcome and costumes are encouraged!
June 21: Clued-In Scavenger Hunt Interactive murder mystery scavenger hunt.
June 28: Trivia Night Teams of up to 6 can compete for a 1st-place prize!
July 5: Secret Hollow Book Create a secret treasure box from an old book. Materials provided.
July 12: Spenser Davis Yo-Yo Program Pro yo-yo champ shows off amazing tricks and teaches you how to do some. Yo-yos provided.
July 19: Library’s Got Game Play video games, board games, and experience virtual reality with our Oculus Rift!
July 26: Book End Art Help beautify our bookends at the library with your art!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library – Main
200 W. Park Ave.
850-606-2708
http://www.leoncountylibrary.org

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.

Camp Challenger – Summer STEAM Camps @ Challenger Learning Center
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm
Camp Challenger – Summer STEAM Camps @ Challenger Learning Center  | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Our STEAM-themed camps feature hands-on activities led by experienced educators. The Challenger Learning Center’s “Camp Challenger” strives to ensure campers have fun in a safe and educational atmosphere. At the Challenger Learning Center, campers are guaranteed focused attention with a ratio of at least one educator for every eight children.
Camp counselors, as well as volunteers, are made up of teachers, students pursuing a degree in education, professionals with an extensive science background and/or individuals experienced with child care or best practices in education. The exciting, new themes for the 2018 Summer Camps are: Animation Magic, Techtastic, Minecraft, Challenger Olympiad, Robot League, Livestreaming Studio, Movie Magic, STEAMology, Space Explorers and more.

Jul
12
Thu
Leon Choral Department presents Les Miserables @ Leon Performing Arts Theatre
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 22 @ 3:30 pm
Leon Choral Department presents Les Miserables @ Leon Performing Arts Theatre | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Step out of the summer heat into the Leon Performing Arts production of Les Miserables (School Edition) and experience the magic of music and acting. The show is double-cast: maybe you’d like to experience it more than once? Get your tickets today. Note: contains material not suitable for elementary-aged children.

July 12 (Preview Night), 13, 14, 19, 21 @ 7:30 p.m. July 15, 22 @ 3:30 p.m.

Jul
17
Tue
BJ’s Party House presents Ms. Julies face painting at Hurricane Grille! @ Hurricane Grille- Kids Nights!
Jul 17 all-day
BJ's Party House presents Ms. Julies face painting at Hurricane Grille! @ Hurricane Grille- Kids Nights! | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Ms. Julie will be on hand to provide wonderful,creative, unique and inspiring face painting services for Hurricane Grille and Wings, on Tuesdays!!
Come and eat some great mouth watering dishes at Hurricane Grille and Wings and visit with Ms. Julie as she makes each families experience (and each childs face painted) one to remember!

Artists’ League Annual Summer Salon @ Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Artists’ League Annual Summer Salon @ Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Artists’ League Annual Summer Salon Artists from Florida, Alabama and Georgia compete to have their work included in this exhibition.

Summer Graduating Artists Exhibition @ Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Summer Graduating Artists Exhibition @ Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

BFA students will be presenting their latest work.

There is probably no happier show in any artist’s career than a celebratory exit show. Graduating Artists is an assembly of solo exhibitions by those students who are attaining their BFA or MFA degrees after arduous yet productive studio work at Florida State University. No restrictions on scale or media are imposed and the student showcase is of young professionals launching into their futures.

Chuck E. Cheese Reading with Chuck E. @ Chuck E. Cheese's
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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

Each child gets 10 free tokens.

Trivia Night at GrassLands Brewing Company @ GrassLands Brewing Company
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This event is reoccurring.  Please confirm there has been no interruption at (850) 765-3014.  

trivianight

Keep your brains sharp and the beers local! Join us, every Tuesday at GrassLands Brewing Company. Registration begins at 7pm and trivia begins at 7:30pm.

Craft Beer Tuesday @ 319 Wine & Cheese Shoppe
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Please note this event is reoccurring.  Feel free to call to confirm there has been no interruption this week.

319 Wine & Cheese ShoppeJoin us for Craft Beer Tuesday – Try one of our craft beers and receive $2 off.

Robotics and Computer Navigation in Surgery @ Capital Regional Medical Center
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Robotics and Computer Navigation in Surgery @ Capital Regional Medical Center | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Join Dr. Oberste on the night of July 17th for a free informational seminar discussing the uses of Robotics and Computer navigation in surgery. Light refreshments will be served. Call to register!

Robots and Computer Navigation in Surgery @ Capital Regional Medical Center
Jul 17 @ 6:01 pm – 7:01 pm
Robots and Computer Navigation in Surgery @ Capital Regional Medical Center | Tallahassee | Florida | United States

Please join us 7/17 at 6pm- 7pm in the First Floor Classroom for our Seminar on Robots and Computer Navigation in Surgery. Hear from Dr. David Oberste on how technology has improved surgical procedures. To register, please call 850-325-3627 or visit our website, capitalregionalmedicalcenter.com