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Partners in Play
Event Date:Wednesdays
Time:10:15 AM to 11:00 AM and 11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Place:Selby Public Library
Cost:FREE
For mobile babies to 5 years old. FREE. Drop in to enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activities, circle time fun, make new friends and get valuable parenting information. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center, www.fortycarrots.org
 
Partners in Play
Event Date:Mondays
Time:10:00 AM to 10:45 AM and 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Place:Elsie Quirk Public Library
Cost:FREE
For mobile babies to 5 year olds. FREE. Drop in to to enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activities, circle time fun, make new friends and get valuable parenting information. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center, www.fortycarrots.org.
 
Partners in Play
Event Date:Mondays
Time:10:15 AM to 11:15 AM and 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Place:Venice Community Center
Cost:FREE
For mobile babies to 5 year olds. Free. Drop in and enjoy special play time with your child, meet friendly Parenting Educators and discover how we can help you enjoy parenting even more. Hands-on developmental age appropriate activities, circle time fun, make new friends and get valuable parenting information. Offered by Forty Carrots Family Center, www.fortycarrots.org.
 
Welcome To Our World - Baby Play & Learn
Event Date:Wednesdays
Time:11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Place:Forty Carrots Family Center
Cost:FREE
Bringing a baby into the world can fill our hearts with joy and love, and our minds with questions and wonder. Join other families navigating the newborn phase in a supportive, fun, informative class with our Parenting Educators. Explore topics that are relevant to you and your family as you begin the journey of raising a healthy and happy child. No pre-registration required. Forty Carrots Family Center, 941-365-7716 or www.fortycarrots.org.
 
Sensory Solutions Parent Support Group
Event Date:Third Tuesday of each Month
Time:6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Place:5045 Fruitville Rd., Suite 145, Sarasota
Cost:FREE, childcare is available for $11 per child
Support group for parents, grandparents, and caregivers of children with ASD, SPD, and other related sensory disorders. To RSVP, reply to jss1177@yahoo.com

 
Zoo Camp at Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Event Date:June 5th through August 4th
Time:9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M.
Place:Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Cost:$199 per week per child
Summer Zoo Camp Registration Opens at Sarasota Jungle Gardens New Pricing for 2017 Sarasota. Registration for this area's most unique summer vacation camp experience for kids, Summer Zoo Camp at Sarasota Jungle Gardens, has begun and is filling up fast. Sarasota Jungle Gardens is located at 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234. For nine weeks, from June 5th through August 4th, children who have completed Kindergarten through 8th grade can experience and interact with the Jungle Gardens animals at the 10-acre zoological and tropical botanical garden in the heart of Sarasota. Unlike any other camp in the area, Zoo Campers discover nature through hands-on games, crafts, demonstrations and other fun activities. Kids get to explore behind the scenes and learn about the Jungle Gardens' animals. There are lots of opportunities for animal interactions, too. Camp hours are from 9:00 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. with early care from 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 A.M. and after care from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. Each week of Zoo Camp highlights a different theme and registration is available by the week. The cost is $199 per week per child. Early and late care is available for an additional $30/week. Lunch, snacks and a t-shirt are included. For more information, please call Sarasota Jungle Gardens at (941)355-5305 ext. 307. To register and for additional information about Zoo Camp, visit our web site at
Sarasota Jungle Gardens.

 
July 4th Weekend at Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Event Date:July 1st through July 4th, 2017
Time:All Day
Place:Sarasota Jungle Gardens
Cost:$0-$16.99
FL.Trade the hot and crowded beaches for cool and tropical Sarasota Jungle Gardens during the long 4 th of July holiday weekend and get half off children's admissions as a bonus. For four days - July 1 through July 4 th - all children's admission is half priced. The gardens are located at 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234. Families can enjoy feeding flamingos, holding alligators, watching interactive animal shows and exploring acres of jungle paradise in the heart of Sarasota. Admission is free for children three and under. The half-priced admission for children 4- 16 is $6.50. Adult admission is $17.99 and seniors 65 and older are $16.99; taxes are not included. The Gardens are open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visit the Sarasota Jungle Gardens web site at www.sarasotajunglegardens.com or call (941)355-5305 for more information.