10 Things to Do in Tallahassee Under $10

Having a great time doesn’t have to break the bank. Get out and explore with these ten activities right here in Tallahassee!  1. Maclay Gardens: A masterpiece of floral architecture, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park combines rich history with a variety of land- and water-based outdoor activities. And the best part is, you can […]

Creative Ways to Celebrate Dad This Father’s Day

With Father’s Day coming up this Sunday, you may be stumped on figuring out the best way to celebrate dad on his big day. Sure, we often opt for the usual activities like taking him to his favorite restaurant and showering him with sentimental Father’s Day cards and gifts, but really, all dad really wants […]

Creative Dance Meets Rhythmic at Mayela

  Tallahassee is a wonderful place for families, with an abundance of fun activities and programs children of all ages can enjoy.  What’s new to this long list of local children’s programs as of the past few months?  It’s Mayela, where creative dance meets rhythmic, and folks are raving! Classes for Kids Creative Dance Meets […]

VPK Registration is Now Online

The Voluntary PreKindergarten program (VPK) is a legislatively mandated program designed to prepare Florida’s four-year-olds for kindergarten and build the foundation for their educational success. Participation is free for all four-year-olds born on or before September 1st of each year who are Florida residents. To register your child for the VPK program follow these simple […]

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (exclusive re-release) March 14-24 Running Time: 90 min Rated: PG All of the loveable characters are back: Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo, King Julien, Maurice and the penguins. Left marooned on the distant shores of Madagascar, the New Yorkers have hatched a plan […]

Summer Camp Splash

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend Region (ELC) is excited to announce that we are hosting our 4th Annual Summer Camp Splash at the Northwood Centre on Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 10-2pm. This exciting event will showcase over 100 summer camp programs in the Big Bend Region. Parents will have the opportunity to “shop” […]

Children’s Week To Take Over the Capitol — Coming Soon!

Year after year, as you have heard about Children’s Week in the news and seen pictures around town, you may have asked yourself what it’s all about and who is it for? You….parents, grandparents, educators, caretakers, volunteers…Children’s Week is for you!  Children’s Week is the largest and most widely attended event at the Capitol annually, […]

A Surprisingly Good Idea From A Place You Wouldn’t Expect

              I just read the weekly e-newsletter from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations.   Included was a notice about a newly created book for children, Follow Your Dreams: In Florida You Can Be Anything You Want to Be!  The book is full of hand-drawn pictures elementary school children from around the state […]