Friends of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre (FOSAA) invites the public to the Second Annual Gathering ofÂ Friends: Childrenâ€™s Arts Festival.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17 at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, 1340 A1A South, St. Augustine.
This is a FREE event that will take place rain or shine. Goody bags and free T-shirts will be available for children until they run out.
Come early and stay lateâ€“ thereâ€™s lots to do and concessions will be open throughout the event.
All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. See the list below for activities available.
- Create a nature painting with Kimmy Van Kooten
- Make a puppet with Rick Greenough, Crookshank Puppets
- Visit The Anonymous Society of Artists for creative sandcastles to go
- Paint a picture with artist Karyn Bunt
- Make a collage with Jackie Rock of Rock Art Studio
- Art on the Go: An artsy Un-birthday Party with Jaime Bernstein
- Make seashell creations with Gwen Duvall
- Stop by TAG Childrenâ€™s Museum of St. Augustine for fun activities
- Pirate fun with the Ancient City Privateers
- Play musical games at the St. Augustine Community School of Performing Arts (SACSPA) booth
- PBS WJCT will be there: Meet favorite cartoon friends
- Visit St. Johns Public Library for craft activities
- Stop at St. Augustine Garrison for jewelry making, crafts and fun
- Bookmobile: stop in and say â€œhelloâ€
- Hit the mat with WGV Gymnastics
POETRY, STORY TELLING, THEATRE GAMES
- Plant a Poem with Ancient City Poets
- Grow a Story with the Tale Tellers
- Play theatre games with Limelight Theatre Education Program
- Experience Grampaâ€™s Music Instrument petting zoo
- Learn to play a Native American flute with Stephan Fritz
- Learn about playing the hammered dulcimer with Robert Burns
- Build a drum and join a drum circle with Alex Hayward
DANCE AND ENTERTAINMENT ON THE STAGE
- Skin â€˜n Bones: Join in for an Old Florida Hoedown
- St. Augustine Academy of the Arts: jump in with the super heroes
- Watch the St. Augustine Ballet’s tapping pirates, â€œNoise Complaintâ€
BOOKS AND INFORMATION
- Karl the Grateful Dog (meet Karl)
- Masonic Child Identification Program