CITY OF BOCA RATON ANNOUNCES 60 DAYS OF FAMILY FUN
Music, Theater and Events Puts Focus on Family & Fun
The City of Boca Raton’s 60 Days of Family Fun will bring music, live entertainment and family-centric activities to Downtown Boca’s Mizner Park Amphitheater at 590 Plaza Real, starting Sunday, February 2 at 2 p.m. with a FREE concert by the Florida Youth Orchestra.
“We are very excited about offering our community a variety of cultural activities and events that appeal to families with children of all ages,” said Chrissy Biagiotti, community relations manager. “These family friendly events will kick off and round out a season of cultural performances under the amphitheater’s big tent.”
Sunday, February 2 – 2 p.m.
The Florida Youth Orchestra: Enjoy an afternoon of free music performed by The Florida Youth Orchestra, featuring students of The Principal and Flute Orchestras. Cupcakes, confections, coffee and other treats will be available for purchase. Bring chairs or blankets – or rent on-site for $5 each. This event is FREE.
Sunday, February 23 – 2 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Arts Power’s Production of: Are You My Mother?: Arts Power’s national touring theatre brings to life the beloved children’s book by P.D. Eastman with two matinee performances. The first event to take place under the “Big Tent,” we encourage attendees to bring blankets or chairs. Chairs will also be available on site for $5.00. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Please RSVP to the Are You My Mother event page on Facebook.
Saturday, March 1 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1st Annual Health & Wellness Experience: Presented by the City of Boca Raton, CBS12 and Sun Sentinel, the 1st Annual Health and Wellness Experience will be the “must-see, must attend” health and wellness event in South Florida. The free, interactive event will offer something for every age and every interest including medical screenings, healthy cooking demonstrations, celebrity appearances and activities for the kids. As part of National Bike Month a kid’s safety & fun zone will offer bike helmet safety tips, demonstrations and fittings. For more information, please call 561.881.0702 or visit www.thewellnessexperience.org. The event is FREE and takes place under the tent.
Sunday, March 16 – 6:30 p.m.
Rotary Club of Boca Raton’s 11th Annual Future Stars Performing Arts Competition: Recognized at South Florida’s most prestigious performing arts competition, this event will showcase the best and brightest local middle and high school vocalists and dancers. The event is FREE and takes place under the tent. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Saturday, March 29 – 7:30 p.m.
Peter and the Wolf: A Magical Evening of Music and Dance: The City of Boca Raton will present “Peter and the Wolf: A Magical Evening of Music and Dance,” featuring the Boca Ballet Theatre and The SYMPHONIA, BOCA RATON.
The spectacular dancing of the Boca Ballet Theatre will be featured in both Voyăge Classique from La Source and Peter and the Wolf. In addition, The SYMPHONIA will perform the Overture from the popular Marriage of Figaro and a concerto, in which they will be joined by the winner of The SYMPHONIA/Allegro Society Youth Music Scholarship. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet and greet ballet and orchestra members as well as touch, feel and learn about the instruments at the instrument “petting zoo.” General admission tickets are $5 per person and available in advance at www.festivalboca.com. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Sunday, April 6 – 11:00 a.m – 4 p.m.
South Florida Parenting presents Egg-a-Palooza: South Florida Parenting and Boca Raton Forum presents Egg-A-Palooza , a family festival with egg hunts from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (bring Easter basket!), visits with the Easter Bunny, magic shows, stage entertainment, crafts, a bunny scavenger hunt, face painting and inflatables. Local schools, camps, party places and health facilities will add to the fun with games, contests and give-aways. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is $6.00 per person, with babies under 18 months admitted free of charge. All activities are included in the admission price.
All events are rain or shine. There is limited parking in Mizner Park garages. Attendees are encouraged to park for free and walk from City Hall and the libraries. For more information, visit www.mizneramphitheater.com or www.downtownboca.org. For recorded information call (561) 544-8600.