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May 2018 Events May 1 - 28 EPCOT INTERNATIONAL FLOWER & GARDEN FESTIVAL Fun is blooming at the 25th annual event bursting with brilliant gardens, fresh flavors, interactive playgrounds and rocking entertainment. The Festival is a fun-filled destination for guests of every age—and the perfect place for nearly every member of the family to dig up their sense of curiosity and discovery. www.disneyworld.disney.go.com May 1 CHILDREN’S BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH FREE TUESDAY AT THE GLAZER CHILDREN’S MUSEUM The Children’s Board of Hillsborough proudly presents a Free Admission Tuesday program held on the first Tuesday of every month, between 12-7pm. Join us for free, family fun at the GCM. www.glazermuseum.org May 4-6, 8-9, 22-24 & 25-27 RAYS GAMES AT THE TROP Baseball season is in full swing and here is your chance to cheer on your hometown Tampa Bay Rays! Dig out your baseball gloves and those cowbells and come out to the Trop this May and come cheer your new and exciting Rays as they take on the Blue Jays, the Braves, the Red Soxs and Orioles! www.mlb.com/rays

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May 4-5 4TH ANNUAL TAMPA RIVERFEST

Presented by Friends of the Riverwalk in conjunction with the City of Tampa, this free event will span the entire length of the Riverwalk and will feature family-friendly activities and events showcasing Tampa’s cultural institutions, local music and restaurants. Also this year, Tampa Riverfest and the Tampa Bay Lightning are partnering to bring the official Game 4 playoff watch party to Curtis Hixon Park on Friday, May 4th!! Go Bolts! www.thetampariverwalk.com May 4 FIRST FRIDAY AT THE HENRY B. PLANT MUSEUM The Museum will be open with free admission from 5 – 7 PM. Visitors are encouraged to explore the nation’s only Victorian railroad resort hotel museum, enjoy live music on the veranda, and share a treat with friends at our tastings table. www.plantmuseum.com

May 4, 11, 18 & 25 FRIDAY CONCERTS IN THE PARK The return of spring means the return of Tampa’s longest running and most beloved concert series; Friday Concerts in the Park. Celebrating 31 years of high-quality entertainment, Friday Concerts in the Park are held every Friday evening in May. The series highlights music of different genres to satisfy all tastes — from rock to blues to country to jazz. www.tampagov.net May 5-6, 12-13 & 19-20 SESAME STREET KIDS’ WEEKENDS BUSCH GARDENS Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Big Bird and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends for fun-filled weekends at Busch Gardens May 5- May 20. www.buschgardens.com

May 5, 12, 19 & 26 DILLYDALLY WITH DALI Children can discover the creative world of Dali through games, puzzles and arts + crafts activities which educate and encourage family interaction. Dillydally with Dali takes place under the direction of the museum’s Family Programs Coordinator in the 1st floor Education Classroom. www.thedali.org May 5 & 19 MFA MAKE & TAKE SATURDAYS Create your own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Supplies are included. FREE with Museum admission. No registration necessary. Recommended for ages five and older, but entire families are encouraged to participate. www.mfastpete.org May 8 TODDLER TUESDAYS AT ZOO TAMPA

May 5-6 NEXT GENERATION BALLET’S CINDERELLA Prokofiev’s jubilant music sweeps this magical ballet along at a brisk, joyous pace

Safe, fun, family friendly feel Experienced staff members working with children Indoor slide and media area Wide range of fantasy cars T.V’s at each cutting station Bubbles • Lollipops • Balloons One discount per customer per service. Not valid with any other offer. No cash Value. Exp. 5/31/18

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as we meet all our favorite characters – the terrible stepsisters, the fairy godmother, the handsome prince, and, of course, what would Cinderella be without a magical pumpkin carriage? www.strazcenter.org

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Tuesdays are for the toddlers! Once a month, Zoo Members can bring their little ones to the Zoo and enjoy story time, arts & crafts, an animal mingle and a complimentary snack! This May the Zoo will be celebrating Mother’s Day early with a special craft, games, and storytime that will make you go “awwwww.” www.zootampa.org May 12 SEA TURTLE AWARENESS DAY AT PIER 60 Join the CMA Sea Turtle Team for a special day focused on sea turtle nesting and conservation at Pier 60 in Clearwater Beach! Learn what you can do to help protect these endangered marine animals and participate in coastal cleanup activities on the beach and in the water. www.seewinter.com www.gulfcoastfamily.org

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Gulf Coast Family's primary purpose is to encourage families along the Gulf Coast by providing worthwhile information that deals with family...

Gulf Coast Family - May 2018  

Gulf Coast Family's primary purpose is to encourage families along the Gulf Coast by providing worthwhile information that deals with family...