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Delray Beach Kids Calendar

Delray Beach Kids Events, Activities and Family Fun!

Our Delray Beach Kids Calendar includes fun things to do with kids in Delray Beach FL including family events, kids activities in Delray Beach, indoor playgrounds, story times, mommy and me classes, park play dates and more! Occasionally we will also highlight family events in surrounding areas of Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Lake Worth and West Palm Beach. Please contact us if you would like to add your event to the calendar. For more details on place places in Delray Beach, check out our blog post Things to do with Kids in Delray Beach

Sep
23
Mon
Free Baby Safety Expo @ Boynton Beach Schoolhouse Children's Museum
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free Baby Safety Expo @ Boynton Beach Schoolhouse Children's Museum

This free, family friendly expo will bring together the Boynton Beach Police Department, the Boynton Beach Fire Rescue Department and the City of Boynton Beach Recreation and Parks Department to dole out important safety tips geared towards babies and toddlers. Topics will include:

Car seat installations and safety checks will be done on site – no appointment needed!

Parents can make KidPrint ID cards with help from the Police Department.

Every attendee will receive a complimentary Schoolhouse Children’s Museum and Learning Center coupon valid for a future visit, and will be entered to win a prize basket featuring goodies such as a family membership to the museum.  Raffle grand prize basket includes:

  • Yearly family membership to the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum
  • Full session of swim lessons at John Denson pool
  • Tons of babyproofing tools generously donated by Ace Hardware, including
    • Corner cushion child safety device for furniture
    • Window blind cord wrap
    • Double hook & drawer latch
    • Bi-fold door safety catch
    • Plug and outlet cover
    • Cabinet and drawer latch
    • Oven lock
    • Cabinet knob strap lock
Oh Baby Storytime @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Oh Baby Storytime @ Delray Beach Library

Baby Storytime at the Delray Beach Library

Pre-literacy class for babies 3 mos. to not yet walking. Have fun bonding with your baby while listening to stories, music, rhymes and movement.

Tales for Tadpoles @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Tales for Tadpoles @ Delray Beach Library

Toddler Storytime at the Delray Beach Library

Puppets, stories, rhymes, music and movement for children walking to 24 months. Located in the children’s room: enter through main door, make first left (past front desk) and the room will be on your left in the children’s area behind the iPad stations.

Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Club @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

THIS IS AN 8 WEEK AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM. EACH WEEK CHILDREN WILL BE INTRODUCED TO A NEW RECIPE AND LEARN COOKING FUNDAMENTALS. CHILDREN WILL LEARN NUTRITIONAL BASICS, COOKING, FOOD SAFETY, AND HAVE FUN EXPLORING AND CRITIQUING DIFFERENT TASTES.

Ages 7-10

Organizer: Ms. Marie

Brain BITS @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brain BITS @ Delray Beach Library

Build-Innovate-Tinker
A hands on experience time for kids and their parents. You will find stations with STEM kits such as little bits, cubelets and snap circuits to try something new, along with stations filled with Lego, Kinex and more. This is a time for creativity, collaboration and play. Kids love learning and time spent with family. We offer new challenges to make you think, share accomplish.

Drop in! Ages 5 and up

Sep
24
Tue
Miss Marcia’s Music Round @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Miss Marcia's Music Round @ Delray Beach Library

Children sing, dance and discover different musical instruments in this lively music program. Early literacy will be highlighted!

Ages 0-5 and their caregivers!

Nature Education Cooperative @ Delray Beach Children's Garden
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nature Education Cooperative @ Delray Beach Children's Garden

Collaborative Learning at the Delray Beach Children’s Garden

Enrollment for Session 1 of the Nature Education Cooperative, our homeschool and early learning co-op, is now open.

NEC Session 1 begins Tuesday, September 10. This program offers hands-on educational curriculum in science, math, language and the arts for children ages 3-7 in our beautiful outdoor classroom. Using Montessori learning tools, child-led learning concepts, and a nature school philosophy, we will journey together on an empowering collaborative learning experience. Parent/Caregiver participation is required in our cooperative program. For more information, please visit our co-op page.

Please note that there are three co-op sessions per year and 13 classes each session. Each session is available for purchase as a package for the entire 13 classes. Due to overwhelming response for enrollment, week-to-week registration is no longer available. Please see program guidelines for more details. 

Global Story Time in the Garden @ Swinton Community Growing Project
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Global Story Time in the Garden @ Swinton Community Growing Project

Listen to stories read in languages from around the globe, and practice a little yoga/breathing exercises! This is a multi-cultural program for babies and small children and their parents/caregivers. Grandparents also welcome! We will read, sing, practice yoga (no need for mat), and play together at the garden. If you would like to read or sing in your heritage language, send us a message.

More details: Facebook Page

Sep
26
Thu
Mother, Nature and Me @ Delray Beach Children's Garden
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mother, Nature and Me @ Delray Beach Children's Garden

Mother, Nature and Me at the Delray Beach Children’s Garden is our popular early childhood nature exploration class for children ages 0-5 and their caregiver. Enjoy nature craft, storytime, garden exploration, and sensory water play. This vibrant gathering is a wonderful time for families to bond in nature together and for young explorers to dig, climb, socialize and play. $5 per child (ages 1+)

Due to the popularity of this class, we recommend that you register online prior to class so we can begin playtime right as you enter our gates.

  1. If this is your first visit, please sign our Waiver online.
  2. Purchase your ticket prior to arrival
  3. Show us a copy of your receipt on your phone when you arrive

Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Cost $5 (or class pack of 5 for $20), Members receive a 20% discount

http://www.delraybeachchildrensgarden.org/tickets-products/mother-nature-me

Code a Pillars @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

A Pre-School Coding Fun with Code-a-Pillar

An early learning coding class for ages 4 and up

Using Fisher Price Code-A-Pillars your child learns the language of coding and what it takes to become a programmer! This progressive program introduces your little one to coding fundamentals through books, songs, playing games and working with robots! Combines early literacy learning with a focus on computational learning. Each session builds on the previous, must attend all 4 sessions.

Creative Kids Club @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Creative Kids Club @ Delray Beach Library

Fun-filled hour creating crafts, making non-baking desserts, conducting science experiments and much more. Ages 5-8.

Sep
28
Sat
Clay Pot Scarecrow Craft @ Michael's Craft Store
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kids 3 and up can enjoy making a clay pot scarecrow . Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. They craft, you shop!

Fall MAKER Fest @ Michael's Craft Store
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Skip the scary Jack-o’-Lantern and make these fun pumpkins instead! Buy the craft pumpkin, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided. Kids can make a clay pot scarecrow project for free.

Sep
30
Mon
Oh Baby Storytime @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Oh Baby Storytime @ Delray Beach Library

Baby Storytime at the Delray Beach Library

Pre-literacy class for babies 3 mos. to not yet walking. Have fun bonding with your baby while listening to stories, music, rhymes and movement.

Tales for Tadpoles @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 30 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Tales for Tadpoles @ Delray Beach Library

Toddler Storytime at the Delray Beach Library

Puppets, stories, rhymes, music and movement for children walking to 24 months. Located in the children’s room: enter through main door, make first left (past front desk) and the room will be on your left in the children’s area behind the iPad stations.

Kids in the Kitchen Cooking Club @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

THIS IS AN 8 WEEK AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM. EACH WEEK CHILDREN WILL BE INTRODUCED TO A NEW RECIPE AND LEARN COOKING FUNDAMENTALS. CHILDREN WILL LEARN NUTRITIONAL BASICS, COOKING, FOOD SAFETY, AND HAVE FUN EXPLORING AND CRITIQUING DIFFERENT TASTES.

Ages 7-10

Organizer: Ms. Marie

Brain BITS @ Delray Beach Library
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Brain BITS @ Delray Beach Library

Build-Innovate-Tinker
A hands on experience time for kids and their parents. You will find stations with STEM kits such as little bits, cubelets and snap circuits to try something new, along with stations filled with Lego, Kinex and more. This is a time for creativity, collaboration and play. Kids love learning and time spent with family. We offer new challenges to make you think, share accomplish.

Drop in! Ages 5 and up

Oct
1
Tue
A is for Alphabet @ Delray Beach Library
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

An imaginative and interactive story time for ages 2-3 yrs. filled with music, puppets, stories, movement, feltboards and fingerplays.

Nature Education Cooperative @ Delray Beach Children's Garden
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nature Education Cooperative @ Delray Beach Children's Garden

Collaborative Learning at the Delray Beach Children’s Garden

Enrollment for Session 1 of the Nature Education Cooperative, our homeschool and early learning co-op, is now open.

NEC Session 1 begins Tuesday, September 10. This program offers hands-on educational curriculum in science, math, language and the arts for children ages 3-7 in our beautiful outdoor classroom. Using Montessori learning tools, child-led learning concepts, and a nature school philosophy, we will journey together on an empowering collaborative learning experience. Parent/Caregiver participation is required in our cooperative program. For more information, please visit our co-op page.

Please note that there are three co-op sessions per year and 13 classes each session. Each session is available for purchase as a package for the entire 13 classes. Due to overwhelming response for enrollment, week-to-week registration is no longer available. Please see program guidelines for more details. 

Global Story Time in the Garden @ Swinton Community Growing Project
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Global Story Time in the Garden @ Swinton Community Growing Project

Listen to stories read in languages from around the globe, and practice a little yoga/breathing exercises! This is a multi-cultural program for babies and small children and their parents/caregivers. Grandparents also welcome! We will read, sing, practice yoga (no need for mat), and play together at the garden. If you would like to read or sing in your heritage language, send us a message.

More details: Facebook Page

Oct
3
Thu
Mother, Nature and Me @ Delray Beach Children's Garden
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mother, Nature and Me @ Delray Beach Children's Garden

Mother, Nature and Me at the Delray Beach Children’s Garden is our popular early childhood nature exploration class for children ages 0-5 and their caregiver. Enjoy nature craft, storytime, garden exploration, and sensory water play. This vibrant gathering is a wonderful time for families to bond in nature together and for young explorers to dig, climb, socialize and play. $5 per child (ages 1+)

Due to the popularity of this class, we recommend that you register online prior to class so we can begin playtime right as you enter our gates.

  1. If this is your first visit, please sign our Waiver online.
  2. Purchase your ticket prior to arrival
  3. Show us a copy of your receipt on your phone when you arrive

Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Cost $5 (or class pack of 5 for $20), Members receive a 20% discount

http://www.delraybeachchildrensgarden.org/tickets-products/mother-nature-me

Code a Pillars @ Delray Beach Library
Oct 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

A Pre-School Coding Fun with Code-a-Pillar

An early learning coding class for ages 4 and up

Using Fisher Price Code-A-Pillars your child learns the language of coding and what it takes to become a programmer! This progressive program introduces your little one to coding fundamentals through books, songs, playing games and working with robots! Combines early literacy learning with a focus on computational learning. Each session builds on the previous, must attend all 4 sessions.

Creative Kids Club @ Delray Beach Library
Oct 3 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Creative Kids Club @ Delray Beach Library

Fun-filled hour creating crafts, making non-baking desserts, conducting science experiments and much more. Ages 5-8.

Oct
4
Fri
FIRST FRIDAY ART WALK @ Downtown Delray
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The First Friday Art Walk is a perfect way to experience an evening of art, education, and relaxation in our award-winning Arts Town.

This self-guided tour and year-long event invite you to explore the heart & soul of our art scene on the First Friday of every month from 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy art galleries and working studios while you meet with many of our talented, local artists. Stroll and enjoy beautiful evenings in Downtown Delray as you navigate your way through myriad styles of art. The Art Walk features four artistic areas: Atlantic Avenue, Pineapple Grove, The Set and Artists Alley.

This is a FREE event (no ticket, pass, coupon required) – just show up and start wherever you’d like! Don’t forget to use #DelrayArtWalk when you share your Art Walk photos on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter!

*We recommend the Delray Beach Public Library (free parking) or Old School Square Parking Garage (95 NE 1st Ave) or 4th & 5th Parking Garage (25 SE 4th Ave.) for Art Walk parking. Parking is free before 4 p.m. and $5 afterward.

Jr. Marine Bio Night @ Under Blue Waters
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jr. Marine Bio Night @ Under Blue Waters

Do your kiddos ever wonder what its like to be Marine Biologist?

This program is for children age 5-15 who love the beach and dream about having a career working with the ocean! Sit beachside as our skilled and knowledgeable Marine Science Instructors reign over a variety of topics in the Marine World, careers, and fields to venture into.

Dive under the wondrous world of Marine Biology as we learn about some of the most fascinating marine life, their behavior, interaction with the environment and other fun topics!

All classes are exciting, fun, and interactive including a take home craft, hands-on project/experiments, team-building games,and more.

  • Under Pressure: Exploring Ocean Zones
    07/05/2019
     – 07/05/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Making Sense of Sharks
    07/12/2019 – 07/12/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    08/02/2019 – 08/02/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Life of a Lobster: Lobster Season Rules and Regulations 
    08/09/2019 – 08/09/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    09/06/2019 – 09/06/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Mothers Natures Recipe: Weather tides, and currents.
    09/13/2019 – 09/13/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    10/04/2019 – 10/04/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • Lighting up the sea: Bioluminescence
    10/11/2019
     – 10/11/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    11/01/2019 – 11/01/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

  • A Sea Turtles Journey
    11/08/2019 – 11/08/2019   F, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Reserve 5 nights and get the 6th free! Discount applied at checkout.

Do your kiddos ever wonder what its like to be Marine Biologist?

This program is for children age 5-15 who love the beach and dream about having a career working with the ocean! Dive under the wondrous world of Marine Biology as we learn about some of the most fascinating marine life, their behavior, interaction with the environment and other fun topics! All classes are exciting, fun, and interactive including either: a take home craft, hands-on project/experiments, team-building games and more.

Each class includes pizza dinner and a fridge worthy certificate. After 6 classes students earn their Jr. Marine Biologist Award!.

Ages 5-15
$20 per session or $100 for 6 classes.
Includes: Pizza and certifications.