Events

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Jul
16
Tue
2019
Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 16 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
17
Wed
2019
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

45 minute IMAX 3D documentary
*SHOWTIMES VARY DAILY* Visit www.ChallengerTLH.com/showtimes to plan your visit.

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

BreakSpot Kids’ Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis
Jul 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
BreakSpot Kids' Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation so Mission San Luis is proud to be a designated Summer BreakSpot this summer!

Summer BreakSpot provides free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 years and younger.

Mission San Luis will also be providing special programming. Wednesdays, children will be able to talk to one of our costumed living history interpreters during lunch! Tuesdays-Fridays, children attending lunch will be able to participate in an activity. For a schedule of activities, visit Facebook.

FREE entrance to the Museum for children eating lunch!
(Lunches must be eaten on site.)

Help a kid by giving them a ride!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2130697317229299/

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 17 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
18
Thu
2019
Perspectives: Studio Art Quilt Associates Exhibition (SAQA) @ LeMoyne Arts
Jul 18 – Aug 31 all-day
Perspectives: Studio Art Quilt Associates Exhibition (SAQA) @ LeMoyne Arts

Friday, July 19 – Saturday, August 31, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 2019. 5-7:30 PM
​Free for members, $5 for non-members

This is a juried exhibition featuring quilts made with the theme “perspectives” in mind. This themes translation into textile works is entirely subject to the artists interpretations; whether it’s exploring their own perspective or trying to capture someone or something else’s. You will get to enjoy in depth artist statements on each of these personal works, as well as statements from the judges giving insight to their selection process, thoughts on the pieces, and exhibition.

Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

45 minute IMAX 3D documentary
*SHOWTIMES VARY DAILY* Visit www.ChallengerTLH.com/showtimes to plan your visit.

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

BreakSpot Kids’ Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis
Jul 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
BreakSpot Kids' Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation so Mission San Luis is proud to be a designated Summer BreakSpot this summer!

Summer BreakSpot provides free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 years and younger.

Mission San Luis will also be providing special programming. Wednesdays, children will be able to talk to one of our costumed living history interpreters during lunch! Tuesdays-Fridays, children attending lunch will be able to participate in an activity. For a schedule of activities, visit Facebook.

FREE entrance to the Museum for children eating lunch!
(Lunches must be eaten on site.)

Help a kid by giving them a ride!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2130697317229299/

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 18 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
19
Fri
2019
The Lion King Now Playing at Challenger Learning Center @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 19 – Sep 1 all-day
The Lion King Now Playing at Challenger Learning Center @ Challenger Learning Center |  |  |

Disney’s upcoming film journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival. Scar, Mufasa’s brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle for Pride Rock is ravaged with betrayal, tragedy and drama, ultimately resulting in Simba’s exile. With help from a curious pair of newfound friends, Simba will have to figure out how to grow up and take back what is rightfully his.

The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon, and utilizes pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.
The Lion King excites family and friends of all ages to relive a Disney phenomenon at an affordable price. Offering tickets between $8-10, purchases support the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming. For more information on showtimes please visit https://www.challengertlh.com/showtimes/

Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

45 minute IMAX 3D documentary
*SHOWTIMES VARY DAILY* Visit www.ChallengerTLH.com/showtimes to plan your visit.

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

BreakSpot Kids’ Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
BreakSpot Kids' Free Lunch & Activities @ Mission San Luis

Hunger doesn’t take a vacation so Mission San Luis is proud to be a designated Summer BreakSpot this summer!

Summer BreakSpot provides free, nutritious meals to kids and teens 18 years and younger.

Mission San Luis will also be providing special programming. Wednesdays, children will be able to talk to one of our costumed living history interpreters during lunch! Tuesdays-Fridays, children attending lunch will be able to participate in an activity. For a schedule of activities, visit Facebook.

FREE entrance to the Museum for children eating lunch!
(Lunches must be eaten on site.)

Help a kid by giving them a ride!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2130697317229299/

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 19 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Frenchtown Farmers Market
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Frenchtown farmers market is located 524 North MLK Blvd. In partnership with the Community Redevelopment Agency, the farmers market represents a first step in plans to develop a local food business incubator on the property.

The project, led by Frenchtown Neighborhood Improvement Association, is an effort to improve opportunity for people of color, women, veterans and students. The goal is to diversify the local economy, both by product and proprietor, in order to create more resilient, engaged, safe and thriving communities.

And what better place to start than Frenchtown.

Opening day will feature live music, guest speakers and host of local vendors with handmade and locally grown products. The Frenchtown market will open every Saturday, from 9am to 1pm throughout the year.

Vendor Information

Vendor inquiries from across the Big Bend region are also welcome. The Frenchtown farmers market is the only food retail opportunity in the area with purchase incentive programs that improve families’ ability to purchase fresh food, and also expand the sales potential for market vendors.

Vendor info sessions will be held Wednesday, February 17th @ 12:30pm and Saturday, February 20th at 3:00pm, at the market’s new location, 524 North MLK Blvd. in Tallahassee.

Videos: Frenchtown Market Vendors

Explorers Past & Present @ Mission San Luis
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explorers Past & Present @ Mission San Luis

Explorers Past & Present

FREE Kids’ Event

Saturday, July 20, 2019 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Help Mission San Luis celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing while having fun learning the importance
of exploration in Florida’s past! From foot travel, to canoes, to ships, Native Americans and Spanish discoverers used tools and their ingenuity to travel Florida’s lands and waters for centuries.

Enjoy the following activities:

— “Explorer Timeline” game on the historic site
— Space activities with WFSU, including a screening of the PBS Kids show, Ready, Jet, Go!
— Sunscope viewing with the Tallahassee Astronomical Society
— Dugout canoe display by the Bureau of Archaeological Research
— Kids’ crafts (Make your own navigational tools)
— Astronaut Ice Cream Party!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2349030295310173/

 

Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

45 minute IMAX 3D documentary
*SHOWTIMES VARY DAILY* Visit www.ChallengerTLH.com/showtimes to plan your visit.

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

Kids’ Free Day @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 20 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm
Kids' Free Day @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

The third Saturday of every month is Kids’ Free Day at the CLC! At 10:15am, 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 FSU Chemistry & Biochemistry, a presentation by the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering or CLC education team, and/or a presentation by a community partner. Visit the website for the event schedule.

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 20 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
21
Sun
2019
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 am
Superpower Dogs 3D @ Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee

45 minute IMAX 3D documentary
*SHOWTIMES VARY DAILY* Visit www.ChallengerTLH.com/showtimes to plan your visit.

Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives and discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.

Follow ‘Halo’, a rookie puppy training to join one of the most elite disaster response teams in America. Meet ‘Henry’, an avalanche rescue expert in the Canadian Rockies, ‘Reef’, a Newfoundland lifeguard with the Italian coastguard, ‘Ricochet’, a Californian surf legend helping people with special needs, and the Bloodhound brothers, ‘Tipper and Tony’, who are leading the fight to save endangered species in Africa.

As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. Your ticket purchase supports the Challenger Learning Center’s community outreach and educational programming.

Oceans 3D: Our Blue Planet @ Challenger Learning Center
Jul 21 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Oceans: Our Blue Planet takes us on a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. New ocean science and technology has allowed us to go further into the unknown than we ever thought possible. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, we reveal the untold stories of the oceans’ most astonishing creatures.

Dolphins leap for joy through the waves, as we begin our journey into the blue. Our first stop is the coral reefs, where we meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. In the great forests of the sea, we find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators.

As we journey through our oceans, we share these extraordinary discovered and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.

This program sponsored in part through COCA’s Cultural Grant Program funded by the City of Tallahassee and Leon County.

Jul
22
Mon
2019
Paris Fashion – Tote-ally Awesome Sewing Camp @ The Couture Seamstress
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 2:00 pm
Paris Fashion - Tote-ally Awesome Sewing Camp @ The Couture Seamstress

Ages: 9 to 17 years old
Dates: July 22 – 26, 2019
Projects: Bags and Totes

What’s included: Our Fashion Week in Paris will focus on sewing bags & totes. This camp will teach the student how to make their own! We will be making several different styles during the week. This fun and enjoyable camp will allow them to become familiar with the skill of sewing.

Costs: $225 + $30 supplies fee