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Girls Dressed for St. Patrick's Day

What to do for St. Patrick’s Day 2020 in Melbourne FL

Hard to believe that we’re nearly three months into the new decade already, but it’s true. We’ve already passed Valentine’s Day, which means we’re just a few short weeks away from St. Patrick’s Day. This year, the holiday takes place on Tuesday, March 17th. If you’re wondering what to do for the 2020 holiday here in Melbourne FL, we’ve got a few suggestions for you to consider.

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Cartoon Halloween with trick-or-treaters and decorated houses

What’s Going on for Halloween Near Melbourne?

Halloween Events and Activities in Melbourne, Florida

It’s that time of year again… Halloween! Luckily, that means that we all have an excuse to put on our favorite costumes and celebrate spooky season with friends and family! Are you wondering what kind of Halloween events and activities there are in Melbourne, Florida? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Everyone’s Favorite Dinosaurs Roar to Life at the Brevard Zoo

Mingle with Dinosaurs at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne FL

If you’ve ever wanted to mingle with dinosaurs, now’s your chance! That’s right, the dinosaurs are back at Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, FL, and they’ve brought tons of fun activities along with them. Going on now through April 30, 2018, Brevard Zoo is featuring 20 advanced animatronic dinosaurs modeled after the latest paleontological findings for people of all ages to marvel at. But you get to do more than just look at some animatronic dinos. In fact, there are tons of fun hands-on activities to go along with the new exhibit, which we’re going to tell you all about right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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When is This Year’s Sweetheart Party at Gymboree Play and Music of Melbourne FL?

Gymbo’s Sweetheart Party 2018 Date, Time and Location Details

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means couples everywhere are planning romantic getaways, dinners and dates to show their loved ones just how much they truly are loved. But what about the little ones in our lives? They need to enjoy some Valentine’s Day fun, too, right? If you’re looking to take your little sweetheart on a fun Valentine’s Day adventure, then we’ve got the perfect thing for you – the Sweetheart Party at Melbourne’s own Gymboree Play and Music family fun center. Be sure to read on to find out all you need to know about the date, time and location details for Gymbo’s Sweetheart Party 2018. Read the rest of this entry >>

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What is There for Kids to Do Indoors around Melbourne FL?

3 Fun Indoor Kids’ Activities around Melbourne FL

Although we get to enjoy some of the best weather our country has to offer here in Melbourne, FL, there are still some days when you just want to enjoy some time inside. But that can be a bit tricky when you have kids, as being inside can be tough for them to handle. That’s why we wanted to share these three fun indoor kid’s activities around Melbourne, FL. Take your kids to any one of these three spots and you’re in for a day filled with fun for them and for you. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Space Coast Iceplex Offers Cold Winter Fun for All Ages

Where Can I Go Ice Skating around Melbourne FL?

Here in Melbourne, FL, we’re lucky to mostly avoid the hazards winter offers our fellow Americans to the north. We typically don’t have to deal with snow banks taller than we are, icy roads or sub-zero temperatures. Our beautiful winter weather does hinder our chances to enjoy some of the winter activities our northern brethren get to partake in every year, like snowshoeing, snowmobiling and skiing. One winter activity the whole country gets to enjoy, however, is ice skating. Now, that may get you thinking – Where can I go ice skating around Melbourne, Florida? That’s exactly what we’re going to go over right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Celebrate the New Year in Style with One of These NYE 2017 Events in Melbourne FL

New Year’s Eve 2017 Events in Melbourne FL

The end of 2017 is almost upon us, which means it’s time to welcome 2018. Luckily for all of us, we live in and around Melbourne, FL, where there’s a ton of exciting and exhilarating ways to ring in the new year. There’s so much going on, in fact, that we couldn’t possibly list it all here. Instead, we’re going to tell you all about two of our favorite New Year’s Eve events happening in Melbourne, FL. So, get your party hats and noise makers ready to celebrate the start of 2018. Read the rest of this entry >>

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Get Ready for the Holidays with a Trip through the Space Coast Lightfest

When is the 2017-18 Space Coast Lightfest in Melbourne FL?

There’s no better way to prepare for the holiday season than with a 1.1-mile journey surrounded by more than 3 million twinkling lights. That’s exactly what you’ll get when you go to the 2017-18 Space Coast Lightfest in Melbourne, FL. When is this year’s Lightfest? And where exactly is it? That’s what we’re going to go over right here. Read the rest of this entry >>

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When is the 2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K in Melbourne FL?

Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K 2017 Date, Time and Location Info

There’s nothing quite like engorging yourself with food on Thanksgiving, but we can probably all admit to feeling a little guilty when we go back for that third plate or second piece of pie. You can all enjoy a guiltless Thanksgiving feast by participating in the 2017 Space Coast Turkey Trot 5K and 10K beforehand. In fact, after running a 5K or 10K that morning, no one will look at you strangely when you go back to fill your plate with all the Thanksgiving fixings over and over again. When is this year’s Space Coast Turkey Trot you ask? You can find that out right here as we go over its date, time and location information. Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Can I Donate Food this Holiday Season?

Food Banks and Pantries around Melbourne FL

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which also means Christmas and the rest of the holiday season is just a hop, skip and jump away. That realization may send you into stressed-out overdrive as you prepare meals, decorations, gifts and everything else that goes along with this part of the year. We would like you to keep in mind that there are many others out there who are stressed out about being able to put food on their table each day. This is a problem throughout the year; which it is highlighted even more during the holiday season. That’s why we have decided now is the perfect time to tell you about some of the wonderful organizations that fight hunger in our community. More specifically, we’re going to tell you about some of the food banks and pantries that thanklessly serve our beloved hometown of Melbourne, FL. So, as you prepare your Thanksgiving meals and other holiday treats, please remember those in our community that are less fortunate than yourself. These organizations not only need food, but our time. Please give what you can of either. Read the rest of this entry >>