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Weekend Guide: November 2 to 4

Let us do all of the research so you don't have to! Here's our roundup of family-friendly events and things to do with kids in St. Petersburg for November 2 to 4.


Friday, November 2nd


Open Gym at Bayside Sports Academy

Open Gym is open to children ages 6 & under every Friday. $6/child. 9:00-11:00am.

Terrific Tots at Great Explorations Children's Museum

This members-only program is offered when school is in session for children ages 1-3 and a caregiver. Join the museum for songs and movement, story time, an art or craft exploration and community time for tots and their adults! 9:30-10:00am.

Toddler Early Literacy Program at St. Petersburg Main Library

Join the library for story time featuring movement, music and fun with rhymes, stories, and puppets! For children ages 1 - 3 with a caregiver. 10:15am and 11:00am.


Hand Print Tree Canvas Craft at Growing Up

Come get in the fall spirit at Growing Up and have your little ones make a hand print tree! This is a Premium Craft and is half price for members. If you are not a member, it is the day pass plus an additional $3 for supplies per child. 10:30-11:30am.

Preschool Story Time at Gulf Beaches Public Library

Preschool-aged children can enjoy songs, stories and crafts with a construction theme! 10:30am.

Crafty Kids at Seminole Community Library

Whether it's crafts, science experiments, cooking, games, or stories, kids in grades K-5 always have fun and make new friends at Crafty Kids! Registration required. 4:00-5:00pm.

Reading Fun Storytime at Childs Park Community Library

Children in grades PreK-2 and their caregivers are invited for stories, music and fun! 4:15-5:00pm.

S.T.R.E.A.M. Club at Childs Park Community Library

Explore Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math with hands-on science experiments, coding, stories, and more! For children in grades 3-5. 4:15-5:00pm

Greater Pinellas Country Fair in Pinellas Park

Step right up to the 5th Annual Great Pinellas Country Fair featuring the Anastasini Brothers Circus, midway rides, racing pigs, urban agriculture and more! Admission is $5, unlimited ride wristbands are $30. 5:00-11:00pm.

Family Movie Night at St. Petersburg College/Gibbs Campus

Enjoy a showing of Disney Pixar’s The Incredibles 2! Bring your family and join the rest of the SPC family for a movie and free food on the quad at the SPC Gibbs Campus. 6:30-9:30pm.

St. Pete Shuffle at St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club

Friday nights are free and open to the public at the St. Petersburg Shuffleboard Club! Bring your own food and beverages and enjoy the courts. 7:00-10:00pm.

"Legends of the Fall" at the SPC Planetarium & Observatory

The autumn skies are filled with constellations intertwined in Greek myth and lore. Learn some of the stories playing out in the evening sky this fall at SPC Planetarium's Free Friday Shows. Children must be at least 5 years old to attend. 7:00pm & 8:15pm.

Saturday, November 3rd


SPAS Navigating Nature Camp at Boyd Hill Environmental Center

Navigating Nature, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Audubon Society, is a free camp for kids in grades 4 through 8. Campers are given the opportunity to experience Nature up-close-and-personal through a variety of activities including nature walks, animal encounters, crafts, and hands-on science. 8:30am-11:30am.


Saturday Morning Market at Al Lang Stadium

This lively and huge outdoor market is open from October to May in the parking lot of Al Lang Stadium. Live music, a variety of vendors and a strong sense of community make this market the heart of St. Pete. 9:00am-2:00pm.

Kids Workshop at The Home Depot

Celebrate and honor all who have served our country in The Home Depot's hands-on Veterans Day focused workshop. You and your child can build a custom model military helicopter to spark a conversation with a veteran about fighting large fires, moving troops, getting supplies to ships and transporting patients. 9:00am-12:00pm.

School Choice Fair at Largo High School

The fair is an expo of application programs at Pinellas County Schools. Learn about magnet, fundamental and career programs and talk with program representatives. There will also be breakout sessions where parents can learn how to apply. 9:00am-12:00pm.

Largo Central Railroad at Largo Central Park

Join Largo Central Railroad for a ride around beautiful Largo Central Park on the miniature railroad.  The accurately modeled scale locomotives pull you and your family along a mile long loop through great scenery, the spooky tunnel and a waterfall pond.  Fun for all ages! 10:00am-4:00pm.

Saturdays at the Morean Arts Center

Saturdays @ the Morean is a free family drop-in art studio hosted by the Morean Arts Center. 10:00am-3:30pm.

Open Tree Climb at Pathfinder Outdoor Education

Pathfinder's trained facilitators take you through a brief ground school and then you can climb at your own pace into the canopy of a gorgeous live oak. Anyone ages 6 and up can climb - it's not just for kids! And it's FREE for every climber. 10:00am-3:00pm.

Fall Fair in Kenneth City

This 4th annual family- and pet-friendly event will feature craft vendors, live music, educational booths, community booths, hay rides, children’s games & activities and complimentary parking and admission. Free Fun! 10:00am-2:00pm.

Kidding Around Yoga at the Museum of Fine Arts

This yoga class is specifically designed for kids – families welcome.  Practicing yoga with everyone in the family, and especially children, creates a special bond. Ages 3 & up. $5 per person includes admission to the MFA Collections galleries. 10:00-11:00am.

Holiday Cherry Pie Craft at Growing Up

What better way to start the holiday season than by making a delicious cherry pie?! This is an activity included in the cost of the day pass or free for members. Please sign up to ensure your spot in the activity. 10:30-11:30am.


Little Surrealists Tour at The Dali Museum

Kids ages 4-11 are invited to bring their families on a special 1-hour Museum tour. Free with museum admission. 11:00am-12:00pm.


Make & Take Saturday at the Museum of Fine Arts

Kids ages 5 & up can create their own masterpiece inspired by works in the collection and special exhibitions. Free with museum admission. 11:00am-2:00pm.


Open House at Pinellas Pioneer Settlement

Come visit a hidden gem of St Pete! Explore the Endicott House to see how settlers lived and the General Store in the Brantley Building, the oldest wooden building in St Petersburg. Enjoy a visit to the Blacksmith, Print Shop and Sawmill as well. Admission and parking are both free. 11:00am-2:00pm.

St. Pete Indie Flea at Green Bench Brewing Co.

Join Indie Flea for the launch of our best season yet! They are back at Green Bench Brewing Co. for their anniversary party on November 3rd and every 1st Saturday of the month. You will find 100+ artisans and vendors, food trucks, mobile shops, guest Dj +more! 11:00am-4:00pm.

Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Join Barnes & Noble for a storytime and activities featuring "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." 11:00am.

Greater Pinellas Country Fair in Pinellas Park

Step right up to the 5th Annual Great Pinellas Country Fair featuring the Anastasini Brothers Circus, midway rides, racing pigs, urban agriculture and more! Admission is $5, unlimited ride wristbands are $30. 12:00-11:00pm.

St. Pete Street Food Fall Fling at Skyway Plaza

Join Gulf to Bay for Awesome Food & Music for the St. Pete Fall Street Food Fling! This event will be held in conjunction with the "Talent on the Point" amateur talent show and City Bike Rodeo. 12:00-5:00pm.

DillyDally with Dali at The Dali

Children ages 4-11 can discover the creative world of Dali through games, puzzles and arts + crafts activities which educate and encourage family interaction. Cost is free. 12:00-2:30pm.

Harry Potter Spelltacular at Barbara S. Ponce Public Library

Get excited for the anticipated movie release of "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" through games and crafts. Costumes encouraged! For all ages. Registration required. 2:30-4:00pm.

Adaptive Family Night at Highland Recreation Complex

This is a party for children of all ages with physical and intellectual disabilities and their families. Activities will include playing in Playworld, Exerplay and the game room. Guests can enjoy pizza, candy and drink sales from the Snack Shop. Pre-registration is required. $15/family. 4:00-6:00pm.


Sunday, November 4th


Sensory Sensitive Sunday at Chuck E. Cheese's

Chuck E. Cheese's offers a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month, opening stores two hours before normal opening time. Sensory Sensory events include a trained and caring staff that work to ensure each guest has a fun-filled visit. 9:00-11:00am.


Toddlerdega at Pro Karting Experience

This event is for mini drivers ages 2 to 6 or Power Wheel size drivers. Pro Karting Experience supplies the race track, you supply the driver and the vehicle. $5 Pit Pass per driver. $20 for Power Wheel rental/Pit Pass. 9:00-11:00am.


Largo Central Railroad at Largo Central Park

Join Largo Central Railroad for a ride around beautiful Largo Central Park on the miniature railroad.  The accurately modeled scale locomotives pull you and your family along a mile long loop through great scenery, the spooky tunnel and a waterfall pond.  Fun for all ages! 10:00am-4:00pm.

Family Yoga Class at Peace of Yoga

Kidding Around Yoga Classes with Desiree utilize yoga poses creatively tucked into partner yoga, games and activities, original music, stories and more. This yoga class is specifically designed for kids ages 2 & up. Donations accepted. 11:30am-12:30pm.

Greater Pinellas Country Fair in Pinellas Park

Step right up to the 5th Annual Great Pinellas Country Fair featuring the Anastasini Brothers Circus, midway rides, racing pigs, urban agriculture and more! Admission is $5, unlimited ride wristbands are $30. 12:00-11:00pm.


Family Concert at James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art

Explore the minuet, tango, ballet, square dancing and more at this fast-paced and interactive concert. Kid-sized chamber concerts introduce youngsters to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra. Come early for art activities and the North Suncoast Associates’ popular Instrument Petting Zoo to try out a variety of instruments. $5 per person, free for children under 3 (museum admission not included). 1:00-4:30pm.

Sundays at the Morean Center for Clay

Sundays @ The Morean is a free family drop-in clay play session hosted by the Morean Center for Clay. Clay, tools and working tables provided, please bring your imagination. This session is open to all families with children ages 3 & up. 1:00-3:00pm.

SPARK Lab at St. Petersburg Main Library

Create & learn with activities for children in 3rd - 5th grade that focus on S.T.R.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math). 2:30-3:30pm.

Sip N Sing with Music & Me at Cage Brewing

Join Music & Me for an old style family sing-a-long while the kids sing, dance and play along at one of St. Pete's best craft breweries, Cage Brewing! Bring your voice, your dancing feet, your guitar, ukulele, drum, tambourine or any other instrument you like and sing and play along to some favorite traditional tunes. 5:00-6:00pm.

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