Things to do this weekend in Orlando: May 21-23

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June is literally around the the corner, have you began prepping for the summer? My daughter goes to camp in a few weeks and I’m so excited for her. Be sure to check out what there is to do below this weekend in Orlando.

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Alphabet Plant Scavenger Hunt at Leu Gardens

Explore Leu Gardens to find all the letters in the alphabet.  Letters are hidden throughout the 50-acre property to highlight different plants in the gardens.  Kids are welcome to dress as their favorite explorer or detective. This exhibit is included with garden admission.

Butterfly Garden

Come Flutter By and stroll among locally grown flowers and butterflies at the Curry Ford West Butterfly Garden and Community Event Series!

Confectionary Academy for Teens

Baking classes for ages 12+.  See the individual classes HERE to find age requirements.  May 21: Basic Borders May 22: Introduction to cake decorating

Disney Moana Jr. presented by CFCArts

This thrilling and heartwarming coming-of-age story follows the strong-willed Moana as she sets sail across the Pacific to save her village and discover the truth about her heritage.

Family Potter’s Wheel Class at PlaceFull

You and your family can learn how to throw on the potter’s wheel from one of our experienced artists. 2 different times to choose from. Children 5 years to 17 years old must take class with an Adult member of the family.

Godspell at Winter Garden Theatre

Prepare ye the way of the Lord! In Stephen Schwartz’s (Wicked, Pippin) lively and enlightening hit musical, Jesus and his followers gather to share parables from the Book of Matthew, celebrating unity, spirituality and community.

Little Shop of Horrors at Lake Eola

This campy Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop of Horrors, has devoured the hearts of theater goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

Public Skate at RDV Ice Den

Visit RDV Ice Den on the weekends for Public Skate! Ice skating is for skaters of all skill levels ages 3 and up and our Skate Rental counter opens 30 minutes prior to each public skate session. It’s cold in the rink!

30th Annual International Fringe festival

The nation’s longest-running independent Fringe theatre festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The 30th Annual International Fringe Theatre Festival themed “Celebrate” will offer shows in person in and around Orlando’s Loch Haven Park at Fringe-managed venues, Bring Your Own Venue partners, and site-specific locations.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Art After Dark Lake Nona

There’s a great event coming to Lake Nona this and every Friday. ART AFTER DARK LAKE NONA Enjoy 3 Hours of Art Displays, Live Demonstrations, Special Exhibitions and Music while strolling the beautiful Lake Nona Town Center

American Girl 35th Anniversary Trivia Night

Get your game on and join us for a lively evening of dinner and trivia to celebrate American Girl’s 35th anniversary! During dinner in our Bistro, an announcer will ask American Girl trivia questions; guests will receive a sheet of paper to write down their answers

Clermont Movies Under the Stars

Grab a blanket or a chair and enjoy a family-friendly motion picture under the stars every month this Spring. The Clermont Parks and Recreation Department is bringing you great movies and awesome family fun. May 21: Ugly Dolls

Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup

Dear Early Steps Family, Join us for our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. We are so excited you are joining our Early Steps Joyful Music Virtual Playgroup. Playgroups will be offered all Fridays, free of charge. You will need to register for each class. Get ready to sing dance and make music!

Parents Night out Luau Party for Kids at Orlando Metro Gymnastics

Ages 4 and Up. Limbo, Sack Races, Pizza, Games, Bounce House, Hula Hoops, trampolines and more. Show up in your Grass Skirt/Hawaiian Shirt for a chance to win prizes. $20 active members, $25 inactive/Non Members

Toddler Art Play at Creative Jane Art Studio

Young children learn through play! Our creatively curated sensory bins and art experiences allow toddlers to splash, dig, squish, pile and swirl. No formal instruction is offered during Art Play but our creative stations will engage your curious little one and they’ll love exploring our bright and colorful space.

Uptown Vibes at Altamonte Cranes Roost Park

Enjoy good music, good food and good vibes! This event brings performances from talented local artists across a variety of music genres along with interactive games and delicious food and beverage options.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Build a Buddy- Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

Join us for an exclusive Build a Buddy event, taking place on May 22nd, 2021 at Princesses and Princes Indoor Playground. The Snow Queen will visit and guide the little ones in making their very own fuzzy SNOWMAN!

DRUM Discovery Workshop: How to find your sound

Since everything involved with creating a drummer’s signature sound is subjective, this course is geared towards giving the students access to hearing (and playing) different tuning styles, head & stick selections, kit set-up, etc.

Family Time on the Farm at Wildflower Farms

Family time on the Farm- Join us Saturday evenings for Family time on the Farm. Our baby goats will be among you meeting and greeting, snuggling and jumping, clearing your mind of the past week’s woes. We will supply fresh greens you can feed them.

Kids Night at the Museum

Kids are invited to enjoy a night at OSC while exploring the exhibits, participating in STEM activities, and watching a live science show. Pizza and a film are also included. Children will be kept in age-appropriate small groups to adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Mom and Me at Dinamo Gymnastics

This 45-minute class is a parent and child program. It is designed for boys and girls ages 18 months to 3 years. The goal of this program is to introduce important socialization skills such as listening and following directions, waiting for turns and interacting with new friends.

Saturday Sounds Concert Series in Apopka

The City is proud to host this free family-friendly concert series in 2021. Dates: Every Saturday through May 29, 2021 Time: 5 PM to 7 PM Location: Apopka Amphitheater (3710 Jason Dwelley Parkway, Apopka, FL 32712) Picnic baskets and coolers are permitted.

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Boot Camp Style Workouts for Family

We’re back! Boot-Camp style class and post-workout shake after for only $7.00. Great opportunity to get back in shape and stay accountable for your summer results. The event is from 11am – 12:30pm.

East Orlando Farmers Market and More

East Orlando Farmers Market & More is the perfect balance of everything you want to find at a farmers market. We have hand selected produce, creative local small business owners, along with botanical varieties to chose from.

Frontyard Festival Disney Movie Nights

Nearly every Sunday through May, enjoy a classic Disney movie in a socially distanced box on the lawn of the Dr. Phillips Center. Upon booking tickets, guests can choose their own box for up to 5 people. See website link for movie lineup.

Sunday Brunch at Dr.Phillips Center Front Yard Festival

Live music. Delicious food. Bottomless drinks. Sounds like a fun way to spend a Sunday downtown. So make plans and pick your own socially distant, outdoor box for 2–5 people. Tickets for entry are $15-$25 per person.

Water Safety Awareness Month at Daytona Lagoon

Take Sunny’s Safe Swimmer Promise and get a FREE children’s waterpark admission with the purchase of an adult waterpark admission. Redeemable on Sundays only.

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