Chemistry of Cocktails Presented by Baldwin Roofing Company

February 9th | 6PM – 9PM

Great Explorations’ newest fundraising event, Chemistry of Cocktails Presented by Baldwin Roofing Company, is just over a week away! You won’t want to miss out on an evening of molecular mixology with the thrill of tantalizing libations and creative concoctions. All proceeds from this signature event will directly support Great Explorations’ 3 Wishes Fund: Opening Doors for All, a special program fund for underserved children and families. Learn from expert mixologists and enjoy signature cocktails from some of St. Pete’s favorite distilleries while uplifting our community.Visit this link to learn more and to purchase your tickets!

February Monthly Reciprocal

Sarasota Children’s Museum 

You won’t want to miss out on this PLANT-tastic monthly reciprocal! For the entire month of February, Great Explorations Members will receive 50% of general admission to the Sarasota Children’s Garden. Enjoy some of their art or gardening programs that happen throughout the month and get reconnected to nature! Learn more about the Sarasota Children’s Garden here!

Send Morris a Valentine!

February 1st – 14th

Valentine’s Day is one of Morris’ favorite holidays, and he wants to celebrate it by writing back to all of his friends that send him a valentine! From now until February 14th, put a Valentine in Morris’ mailbox and he will write one back to you! There will be a station with materials to make a card next to the Morris mailbox, or you can make one at home and bring it in. Let’s have a DINO-mite Valentine’s Day together!

Grand Prix Day

February 10th | 10:30am – 4:00pm

Become a real race car driver! Climb into a real Grand Prix race car and enjoy a full day of race-themed activities! Learn more about the Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg here!

Spring Break Camp!

March 11th to 15th

It’s that time of year again! Make sure you register for our Spring Break Camp by Friday, March 1st! Enjoy days filled with activities and field trips to local parks, Heritage Village, Regal Park Place and more! Learn more about our camp and register here.

Colors of Kindness Theme Day

February 23rd

Join us for a day full of love and kindness this February! Wear your very favorite color and enjoy rainbow craft stations along with colorful lights and decor. And be sure to bring your best dance moves for a colorful Dino Dance Party with Morris! Learn more about this event here!

National Children’s Dental Health Month

This February!

Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? Or that we have an entire exhibit for learning about the importance of dental hygiene? Thanks to our friends at Klement Family Dental, we’re able to offer a fun and imaginative way to learn what it means to take care of your teeth! This month while supplies last, encourage your little ones to be brave explorers at the dentist and they could get their very own Smile Sidekick Squishy – just like Morris has!

Great Connections: A Free Program for Families with Special Needs

February 11th | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Our Great Connections program occurs the second Sunday of every month and includes a “cool down” room for families who need to take a break. This program is FREE and sensory friendly for children with special needs and their families. Great Connections is a free program all thanks to Guardian Trust. Learn more about this month’s program here.

Explorer’s Circle

Giving Program 

Join the Explorers’ Circle today by pledging an ongoing monthly donation to Great Explorations Children’s Museum! Donations like these help give students and families access to a world of creativity and knowledge. Learn more about our Explorers’ Circle here!

Upcoming Museum Closures

More Morris!

Morris has his own socials! Check out @morris_explores on Instagram and Tiktok. Follow for continual explorations and adventures with Morris!