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If you are looking for things to do in Orlando with kids this weekend, there are a lot of options. Your family is able to participate in a variety of activities, from attending an Earth Day festival, seeing a musical, watching a movie in the park, or even taking a fun trip to the Planetarium! There are a lot of different options to make everyone in the family happy. Have a Happy Earth Day!

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Things to do in Orlando with Kids this Weekend: Multiple Dates

Winter Springs Performing Arts: Jungle Book
The jungle is jumpin’ with a jazzy beat in Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS features a host of colorful characters and your favorite songs from the movie. (All Weekend)

Judy Moody and Stink- The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt
Judy Moody often has flights of fancy, but a real-life adventure on a treasure island just might top them all! As soon as the Moody family drops anchor on “Artichoke” Island, they are greeted by Scurvy Sam, a pirate who sends Judy Moody and Stink on a swashbuckling adventure, involving cryptic clues, secret codes, and tricky puzzles. The siblings team up to race against the clock and other treasure-hunters. Will this adventure help Judy Moody complete her Me Collage? Aaarrr! (Saturday and Sunday)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Alexander is having a bad day. A terrible day. A horrible day. To be quite honest, it’s a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. But then, everybody has bad days, sometimes. In this delightful adaptation of her popular book, Judith Viorst sets Alexander’s rather trying life to music and brings to the stage one of America’s feistiest characters. (Saturday and Sunday)

Peter and the Starcatcher at Osceola Arts
Osceola Main Stage Series presents Peter and the Starcatcher From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, this show playfully explores the depths of greed and despair, the bonds of friendship, duty and love all while finding out how the boy who doesn’t want to grow up becomes the infamous Peter Pan! (All Weekend)

Freckleface Strawberry the Musical
Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles – from scrubbing them with soap to caking on makeup… and even wearing a ski mask to school! Will her schoolmates realize that it’s her under the mask? Will Freckleface be brave enough to finally face her complexion in the mirror? With the help of her loveable schoolmates, including an amazingly talented ballerina, a cutie jock, a charming ditz and a totally kooky teacher, Freckleface learns that everyone is different – and that’s what makes everyone special. (All Weekend)

Things to do in Orlando with Kids this Weekend: Friday, April 20, 2018

GOPLAY, Glow in the Dark Adventure Night
This night of interactive “glowing fun” includes dinner and snack in our phosphorescent cafe. Undoubtedly the most fun your child has ever had in the dark!

Kids Night at Plaster Cottage of Clermont
Bring your kids over any Friday at 6:00 PM for plaster painting, pizza and fun! Each child may choose two plaster pieces to paint. Also included is pizza and juice or water to drink.

Mad Science Kids Night Out
Every Friday (except the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years). Includes dinner, science class, games, crafts, activities and movie time. Ages 4-12 years

Cocoa Beach Friday Fest
Stop by and enjoy the fun of what’s become the best downtown Friday celebration in the area. Look forward to live music, food vendors, family-friendly activities and much more.

Ocoee: Food Truck Friday and Movie in the Park: “The Greatest Showman”
The city’s Food Truck Friday and Movie in the Park event is held the third Friday of each month at Bill Breeze Park, 125 North Lakeshore Drive,  includes the following: food trucks from 6:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m.; free tours of the historic Withers-Maguire House, 16 East Oakland Avenue, from 6:00 p.m.– 8:30 p.m.; and a movie starting at 7:15 p.m.

Stick It Gymnastics Friday Night Bounce
Parents, enjoy the night out while the kids jump, flip, and twist the night away in our supervised trampoline area complete with 4 Olympic style trampolines, a foam pit, double mini trampoline, rod floor and tumble track.

Emil Buehler Planetarium Show
7 PM
Planetarium Show – Terra

In a seemingly limitless universe, only our planet, Terra, is known to harbor life. This full-dome video presentation examines what makes our five billion-year-old “third rock from the sun” so special. “Terra” takes visitors back to the very beginnings of the Earth, the massive impact that astronomers believed formed our moon and caused the separation of the first oceans from the continents. Visitors discover how the unique characteristics of Earth have made life on this planet possible, and how the planet has evolved and changed, a process that continues today. There may be billions of stars, but there is only one “Terra.”

8:30 PM
Planetarium Show – Two Degrees: Earth on the Edge
Two degrees Celsius. That increase to the average temperature of Earth is believed by climate scientists to be a “point of no return” – where the profound changes to our planet’s environment and atmosphere instigated by greenhouse gas emissions could prove irreversible. “Two Degrees” explores the science of climate change and global warming, from the coldest, deepest ravines of the Antarctic to the seashores of Florida, and across millions of years of Earth’s history.

Earth Day Sip-n-Stroll!
Celebrate Earth Day in the Gardens! Enjoy music, complimentary cocktails, food trucks, special discounts, and get to know the folks helping to save our lagoon with the Marine Resources Council! In an effort to make this event as earth-friendly as possible, we ask that you bring your own reusable cup.

Things to do in Orlando with Kids this Weekend: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Arbor Day/Earth Days at St.Cloud Chisholm Park
Join Chisholm as we host Earth Day 2018; Volunteers are welcomed! Please help us plant cypress trees. There will be music, food vendors, family fun, kids activities, native plants and hands on demonstrations.

Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola
Central Florida Earth Day is an exciting day of colorful and educational exhibits and activities!  Earth Day, now in its 12th year, is the biggest and best Earth Day festival in Central Florida! Enjoy Speakers, Food Preparation Demonstrations, Environmental Education, Humane Education, Earth Kids Zone, Food, Artist Corner, Animal Haven, Music on band and acoustic stages, Mind Body Spirit, lots of other Activities, and many Earth-friendly Sponsors and Vendors. There are so many fun and interesting things happening at Earth Day, you will want to stay all day!

Roller Derby, at the Rink DeLand
Come cheer on your local women’s flat track rollerderby team, the Thunder City Derby Sirens! This promises to be a hard hitting,fast paced, family friendly event that you do not want to miss.

Food Truck Bazaar- Sanford
Enjoy some of Orlando’s best food trucks at the Sanford FL Food Truck Bazaar. Bring your lawn chairs and make yourselves comfortable! While you enjoy your delicious food, now you can—— -enjoy alcoholic beverages -have a place to sit and enjoy your food and drink (drinks will be permitted outside) -have bathrooms to use! -enjoy live entertainment!!! AND most of all be right in the heart of the city to go enjoy all the splendor that Sanford has to offer!!!!

Pokemon League at Smash Comics Sanford
Pokémon League is a fun and accessible way for Pokémon fans to get together with other fans and have some fun! League events are open to all TCG and VG players regardless of experience level or skill. Using your own cards and Pokémon video games, you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokémon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do.

Illuminights at Boing Fun Center
Experience Boing! Fun Center like never before. Blacklights, Lasers, Glow in the Dark Dodgeball! Play under the lights, pizza and a drink are included. Remember to wear clothing that illuminates with the black lights.

Family Night Skate
Go to family night at Astro Skate for 3 hours of skating fun for the entire family.$20 for a family of 5 with one adult/$7 for an individual. Prices do not include skate rental.

LEGO Carnival Ride Build with Mad Science!
This class teaches children about the Engineering Design Process and mechanical engineering. They build, test, modify and re-test a carnival ride model made with LEGO® bricks. They discover how gears, pendulums, and cams are useful design tools for mechanical engineers, and they learn the importance of safe, stable design for carnival rides. This program engages the children in hands-on engineering, and principles of physics and design.

Things to do in Orlando with Kids this Weekend: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Caribbean Fusion Festival 2018- Kissimmee
CAFA’s Caribbean Fusion Festival is a family friendly event in the park that features a profusion of music, art, and Caribbean food guaranteed to provide a rich multicultural lineup of entertainment center stage at Kissimmee Lakefront Park.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party
Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl Orlando for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a cupcake-decorating activity. Reservations are required.

Mini Makes with Macrame Momma
Kid’s Open Studio Craft Class APRIL’S PROJECTS: Bird house painting $15* Clock making $20* Class fee includes all materials and instruction for project completion. All ages are welcome but parents/guardians should come prepared to help if needed!

Altamonte Springs Earth Day 2018
The City of Altamonte Springs invites you to celebrate the beauty of planet Earth at Lake Lotus Park, the City’s 150-acre nature preserve dedicated to protecting our wildlife and ecological systems. Event activities include: Live Music & Guest Speakers Nature Exhibits & Park Tours Crafts, Activities & Prizes Plant & Tree Giveaways

Earth Day at Bok Tower Gardens
Included in general admission, free for members 10am-2pm With our conservation mission, every day is Earth Day at Bok Tower Gardens! Kids can stop by The Shop at Bok to plant a special seedling they can nuture and eventually plant in their backyard. All purchases will also receive a free seed packet.

What do you plan to do this weekend in Orlando?