Activation & Programming
April Programs at The Bay!
Spring has sprung at The Bay!
April is a great month to show your love for nature! As we all celebrate National Park Week, Earth Day, and Arbor Day, TheBay offers countless reasons to get outside and have some fun.
We begin with Full Moon Fun on April 16 followed by the debut of a new eco-puppet performance for families on April 21. Lastly, on April 29 join us for Play at The Bay, a family-friendly celebration of trees on national Arbor Day alongside our site partners. The evening ends with a screening of The Lorax on Civic Green.
Interested in joining the fun? Check out our April calendar.
April’s Special Programs
Zumba at The Bay with Ya’el Campbell and Friends
April 23, 10-11:30am
Join us for a special session of Zumba at The Bay with Ya’el Campbell! This 90-minute exhilarating workout will be accompanied by an assortment of Zumba superstars from all over the suncoast! More Information here.
Astronomy by The Bay
Saturday, April 16, 7:30pm
Join us for a meditational sound bath led by Petra Ratner from Blest Yoga followed by full moon gazing through telescopes in partnership with Suncoast Stargazers. Learn more and register for both programs.
Sundays at The Bay: Special Easter Performance
|Sunday, April 17, 2-3pm|
Come celebrate Easter with a performance by gospel singer Brenda Watty! Brenda’s expansive experience includes touring performances with The Temptations, The Four Tops, Bo Didley and others. Learn more.
The Fog: An Eco-Puppet Spectacular
Thursday, April 21, 6:30-7:30pm
Join us for a family-friendly performance of The Fog! A mysterious fog is beginning to change the arctic home of a small and curious yellow warbler named Warble. Learn more and register.
Suncoast Remake Learning Days: Play at The Bay
Friday (National Arbor Day), April 29, 5-7pm
Join us for an evening of tree-themed movement, art making, and seed planting in celebration of National Arbor Day, followed by a screening of The Lorax. This event made possible thanks to the generosity of The Patterson Foundation. Learn more and register.
Weekly and Monthly Programs
Did you know? We have free programs and events that recur weekly and monthly spanning health and wellness, nature and discovery, and arts and culture.
Every Saturday: Namaste at The Bay!
Join us for guided, group yoga every Saturday at 9am with a new instructor each week.
Every Sunday: Sundays at The Bay
Join us on Civic Green for weekly musical performances every Sunday from 2-3pm!
Every Wednesday: Walking in Wonder
Join us and naturalists from Around the Bend Nature Tours for weekly walking tours of The Bay – every Wednesday at 9am and 10am!
Find your inner peace at The Bay! Join The Bay and local instructors from UF/IFAS for a guided, mindful eco-walk through the park.
Family Movie Nights
Join us on the last Friday of each month for an outdoor, family-friendly film screening on Civic Green! This month’s movie: The Lorax is on April 29th! Learn more and register.
Nature Walk Through the Lens
Join us and Polly Curran, accomplished nature photographer, on third Saturdays for a photographic journey to discover all that nature presents. Space is limited so reserve your spot.
Zumba at The Bay
Join Ya’el Campbell monthly on select Saturdays for a high energy outdoor Zumba class! Learn more.
Programs made possible by the generous support of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County and Founding Business Partners of The Bay.
See you at The Bay!
On April 26-27, The Bay Park Conservancy will be participating in The Giving Challenge presented by the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. #BeTheOne for The Bay this year and help us build a park for all!