Saturday, April 28, 2012

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Lowes Build and Grow Workshop

Spring is here and it’s time to start gardening! Your child will love learning about plants and watching them grow with this great Terrarium kit!

Ages: geared toward 5 to 10
Date:  April 28
Time: 10:00 am
Where: Lowes
Cost: Free
ContactLowes stores


Monday, April 23, 2012

Summer Camps

I put together a page with all the summer camps I could find - Summer Camps.  Thanks to Flossip who gave me a head start in her post. Please let me know if you find any that we need to add.


Sunday, April 22, 2012

Friday, April 20, 2012

Online Storytime at Barnes and Noble

This month's book is "The Pigeon Wants a Puppy" read by its author Mo Willems.

He really, really, REALLY wants one. He'll take really good care of it! What's the matter--don't you want him to be happy?

The latest book in the best-selling Pigeon series is the funniest one yet.

Barnes and Noble Storytime


Thursday, April 19, 2012

YMCA Summer Soccer Camp

The FREE British Soccer Replica Jersey deadline for the British Soccer Camp taking place in partnership with the Florence Family YMCA the week of June 4th – 8th is this Friday (20th April)! So don’t delay and sign-up now so ensure your budding soccer star gets their FREE British Soccer Replica Jersey.

Register now for the camp taking place Monday 4th June – Friday 8th  June. For more information and to sign-up a player, please click here.

All camps feature:

  •     All British Coaching Staff
  •     Free Camp T-Shirt
  •     Free Soccer Ball
  •     Free Soccer Poster
  •     Individual Skills Evaluation
  •     New 1,000 touches Camp Curriculum
  •     Daily World Cup Tournament

Camp will be held at the Florence Family YMCA Back Soccer Fields, 1700 South Rutherford Drive, Florence SC 29505
For further information please contact:
Greig Munro


Monday, April 9, 2012

Railroad Junction art classes

Kids….Don’t be bored next week! Get your creative juices flowing with Railroad Junction Spring Break art classes!
12-2pm Tuesday-Friday
$10 per class ages 5-12 Please RSVP to secure your spot 843-496-1670

Tuesday April 10- Sand painting with Lucille
Wednesday April 11- Painting birdhouses with Ashton
Thursday April 12- Knitting with Diane
Friday April 13- Art with Deidre
163 West Evans Street Florence SC


Saturday, April 7, 2012

Friday, April 6, 2012

Museums on Us - Bank of America

Get free general admission to 150 museums by presenting your Bank of America debit or credit card the first Saturday and Sunday of each month.  If you haven't gone to the Edventure Children's Museum in Columbia, this is a great time to try it out. Edventure, the southeast's largest children's museum, is home to 350 hands-on exhibits.  There are endless opportunities for exploration, creativity and good old-fashioned fun. Drive a fire truck, build a house or talk to a skeleton.  This stimulating and exciting environment encourages children to imagine, discover and understand their world.

Ages: designed for 12 and younger
Date: April 7
Time: Sat 9 to 5
Where:  211 Gervais Street, Columbia SC
Cost: Children and Adults: $9.50, Seniors (62+): $8.50, Military (with ID): $8.50, Children under one: Free
ContactEdventure -  (803) 779-3100


Home Depot Kids Workshop

Build a Window Bird Feeder

Kids can build a window bird feeder to observe wildlife

• Kids will learn to build their very own bird feeder while
learning tool safety
• Have fun, make friends and gain a sense of achievement
and work ethic

Ages:  geared toward 5 to 12 
Date:  April 7
Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 
Where:  Home Depot
Cost:  Free
ContactHome Depot  (843)661-2597


Thursday, April 5, 2012


Root to Shoot
Do you enjoy watching things grow? If so, you will love this Gardening 101 workshop! You will get to dissect seeds, learn how to plant them and build a structure for growing your own plants. Join us as we learn what it takes to develop a green thumb with our guest horticulturist!

Your Saturdays will never be the same!  What’s fun, educational, and happens every first Saturday at ScienceSouth? Well it’s ScienceSaturdays of course! Don’t miss the chance for your kids to engage in hands-on, minds-on science activities at the ScienceSouth Pavilion at Freedom Florence.

ScienceSouth will divide participants into groups according to age level (5-8 and 9-12) so that each group can get the most out of their respective activities. ScienceSaturdays are $20 per child, which includes a light snack.

Space is limited to 40 children so book now! There must be 10 children registered for a ScienceSaturday to occur. Registration for each ScienceSaturday ends at noon on the Friday prior to the ScienceSaturday.

Date:  April 7
Ages:  5 to 12
Time:  9:00 to noon
Where:  ScienceSouth
Cost:  $20

Contact:  ScienceSouth at (843) 679-5353 ext. 312 or their website


Sunday, April 1, 2012


Sorry I haven't sent out many updates lately.  I had a work crisis to deal with.  I'll try to get started back up this week.


Florence kids this week - 4/1/12

Click here to see what is going on in Florence this week for the kids.


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