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Things to do with the kids this weekend
on 13th of Mar 2018 ‘The News-Press
Things to do with the kids this weekend
Here’s our list of things to do with the kids this weekend, March 16-18, in the Fort Myers-Naples area.
35th San-Cap Lions Arts & Crafts Fair ‘ 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sanibel Community House, 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957. Over 100 juried artists and craftspeople will be present. Family friendly. Food and’refreshments. Free parking, $5 donation for admission goes to Lions sight-based charities, free admission for children younger than 12.
Baby Boot Camp‘ 9 a.m. Miromar Outlets, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero, FL 33928. Certified fitness professionals instruct exercise classes for pregnant, post-natal and ultra-fit moms’every Monday, Wednesday, Friday’and Saturday in WINK Playland.
Collier County Fair’‘ March 15-25. Collier County Fairgrounds, 751 39th Ave. N.E., Naples. New this year: the Euro Slide, which stands 75 feet tall and runs about 120 feet long with seven lanes for downhill slide racing, and “FARMily Feud,” an agriculture education show in which teams compete to test their knowledge of farm life. Among the returning shows: the “Freestyle Madness FMX and BMX” stunt show.’General admission to the fair is $10 for people 12 years and older; $5 for people 11 to 6 years of age; and free for children 5 and under. Ride armband prices vary throughout the week, but range between $12 to $35. For information on armband pricing, visit’colliercountyfair.com/fair/complete-schedule.
Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018‘ March 10-18. Florida Rail Road Museum, 12210 83rd St. E., Parrish. A life-size Thomas the Tank Engine pulls into the town of Parrish, just south of Tampa to take kids on a 25-minute ride with the tank engine (it talks!). March 10 and 11 and March 16-18. Plus, meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy crafts, photo ops and other activities. Gates open at 8 a.m. and the fun continues until 5 p.m. with train rides every hour starting at 9 a.m. Tickets are $19-$23 for ages 2 and older. frrm.org/dowt2018
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Now Playing: Arts listings for March 15
“BLUE SUEDE SHOES”: Four talented singers and musicians look back at the roots of rock ’n’ roll in this lively, driving revue that features songs from Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Ray Charles and more. (Reviewed by Jay Handelman.) Extended through April 22. Florida Studio Theatre, Goldstein Cabaret, 1241 N. Palm Ave. 941-366-9000; floridastudiotheatre.org
“CONSTELLATIONS”: Playwright Nick Payne takes an unusual path toward building a relationship between a scientist and a beekeeper that takes them into multiple universes, but there are many rewards in the charming and engaging production staged by Jason Cannon and featuring fine performances by Chris Tipp and Alexis Hyatt. (Reviewed by Jay Handelman.) (Mature language and themes.) Through March 16. Florida Studio Theatre Stage III, Bowne’s Lab, 1247 First St. 941-366-9000; floridastudiotheatre.org
“THE FOUR PHANTOMS”: Four former stars of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of the Opera” come together to celebrate the music of the show and perform a variety of Broadway favorites. March 21. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N. Tamiami Trail. 941-953-3368; vanwezel.org
“FST IMPROV”: “Life’s a Beach” revue-style show with a Sarasota twist, featuring sketches, regular improv games, and improvised musical interludes. Saturdays at 8:30 p.m. Florida Studio Theatre, Bowne’s Lab, 1247 First St. 941-366-9000; floridastudiotheatre.org
“LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL”: As legendary singer Billie Holiday, Tony-winner Melba Moore stirs excitement whenever she’s singing in Lanie Robertson’s play with music, but she doesn’t have the same confidence as she shares scattered memories about Holiday’s life. (Reviewed by Jay Handelman.) (Mature language and content.) Through April 8. Understudy JoAnna Ford performs in a special performance March 18. Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, 1646 10th Way. 941-366-1505; westcoastblacktheatre.org
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