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August 2017

Events

August 1 - 31 DINOS ALIVE -- TAMPA’S LOWRY PARK ZOO Dinosaurs have taken over Tampa Bay and roam the Zoo during the daylight, every day! Grab the whole family and get ready to be surrounded by life size dinosaurs as you experience Dinos Alive! Better hurry though as they will only be here till Labor Day. www.lowryparkzoo.org August 1 - 31 SKYWAY: A CONTEMPORARY COLLARORATION The Ringling, the Tampa Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts will be showing the exhibit simultaneously at all three museums and highlights the diversity and talent of local artists. The exhibition features 57 artists from Hillsborough, Manatee, Pinellas and Sarasota County. Works were chosen by a committee of curators from each participating institution as well as Diana Nawi, a guest juror from Pérez Art Museum Miami. www.mfastpete.org August 1-13 MOSI’S IMAX THEATRE

August 1-5, 12, 19, 26 ELECTRIC OCEAN AT SEAWORLD ORLANDO When the sun goes down the night comes to life at SeaWorld’s all-new Electric Ocean. Guests explore exotic worlds of light and music filled with glowing sea creatures, DJ entertainment, and a spectacular display of fireworks. With the return of celebrated shows Sea Lion Tonite and Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up the Night, summer nights at SeaWorld have never been brighter. www.seaworldparks.com August 1 - 6 BUSCH GARDENS SUMMER NIGHTS Party louder and play later at Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay during the reimagined Summer Nights event, featuring park-wide party zones, summer cuisine, thrill rides in the dark and an all-new summer ice show at the Moroccan Palace, Turn It Up! The event lasts through August 6 and is open until 9 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays, and until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. www.buschgardens.com August 1 NATIONAL NIGHT OUT National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. For information on events in your area call 800-648-3688. www.natw.org

August 2 CHILDREN’S BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FREE TUESDAY The Glazer Children’s Museum proudly presents a Free Admission Tuesday program held on the first Tuesday of every month, between 12-7pm. Join us and great partners like WEDU PBS for free, family fun. www.glazermuseum.org August 3 - 5 ISLAND NIGHTS AT ADVENTURE ISLAND Celebrate the summer during Island Nights! The sunset celebration occurs every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night at Adventure Island® from now to August 5. When the sun goes down, Adventure Island heats up! Join us during Island Nights for tropical vibes that will make your summer unforgettable. www.adventureisland.com August 4 - 6 PATEL CONSERVATORY PRESENTS SHOWSTOPPERS: ONCE UPON A DREAM Showstoppers celebrates the most celebrated classic and contemporary songs from Disney films and musical songbook. Students in grades 9-college perform in this musical celebration. www.strazcenter.org

Belleair Montessori Academy… Where a Child Loves to Learn! Experience Florida Hospital IMAX Dome Theatre at MOSI one last time before it closes. There are currently four amazing movies showing at the theatre: Robots, Wild Africa, A Beautiful Planet and Great White Shark. www.mosi.org

• Family owned for over 60 years • Located in the beautiful town of Belleair • Open 7am – 6pm / year round program • Part-time and full time programs • Ages 1 – 4 • Summer learning program • Free VPK • Child care scholarships accepted from Pinellas ELC

August 1-13 POP ART STUDIO AT THE GLAZER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM From comic books to soup cans, kids experiment with Pop Art techniques and contribute to a collaborative selfportrait gallery wall! Pop Art Studio is open now through August 13 AND IS included with GCM admission and free for members. www.glazermuseum.org August 1-13 CARDBOARD SPACE ADVENTURES AT MOSI Ready to explore the galaxy? Quick, jump into MOSI’s cardboard spaceship! Construction has begun on an enormous, one-of-a-kind experience, Cardboard Space Adventures, at the Museum of Science & Industry in Tampa. Guests will help create a huge outpost in outer space, full of hands-on creativity, engineering, and art—all constructed entirely from cardboard. www.mosi.org www.gulfcoastfamily.org

Why choose a Montessori school?

• Multi-age groupings that foster peer learning • Teacher, child, and environment create a learning triangle • Students learn through sensory-motor and practical life activities

Four primary Montessori goals:

• Awaken the child’s spirit and imagination • Encourage independence • Develop kindness and self discipline • To help the child learn how to observe, question and explore ideas independently Cathie Hernandez, Director Patti Andre, Assistant Director

Lic. #C890669

905 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Belleair, FL 33756

BELLEAIR MONTESSORI ACADEMY

To advertise, call 727-612-0783

727-584-2867 www.bmakids.com August 2017 • 43

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