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Virtual Sessions Para Español Aqui Monthly Play Calendar

Quality early learning experiences lead to long-term success in school and life. The Glazer Children’s Museum believes in engaging parents, caregivers and children in playful learning opportunities. Learn & Play Tampa Bay classes are offered at no cost to you at sites throughout Hillsborough County. Funding for this program is generously provided by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.


  • Weekly In-Person 90-minute Play sessions in community locations
  • Weekly Live-Facilitated Play Sessions to enjoy from home
  • Online Library of curated content for ages 5 and under
  • Songs, stories, and interactive play in English & Spanish
  • Support from compassionate, bilingual educators
  • Time to connect with your child through play

For in-person play sessions, families must register here. After registering, come play in any location. Due to limited capacity at each site, the sign-up process will be based on a First Come, First Served basis. Check your inbox every week for a sign-up link to our virtual sessions and weekly news updates.

  • Attendance will be capped to maintain physical distancing.  
  • Walk-ins welcome at all large sites.
  • Weekly lottery for select sites. Walk-ins encouraged. Call Sara Arias-Steele (833-426-7530) for availability.
  • Masks will be required for all adults & recommended children over age 2. Temperature checks for all participants.
  • Full session? Families may attend another play location and/or virtual live sessions.
  • All in-person sessions are from 10:15am-11:45am



Please follow our Facebook & Instagram for updates on upcoming events near you! Continue the learning with our YouTube Channel!

Brandon Children’s Board Family Resource Center
1271 Kingsway Road, Brandon 33510
Friday: 10:15am-11:45am

Center Place Brandon
619 Vonderburg Dr STE B, Brandon 33511
Friday: 10:15am-11:45am

Central Tampa
Central Tampa Children’s Board Family Resource Center
1002 East Palm Avenue, Tampa 33605
Tuesday: 10:15am-11:45am

North Tampa
North Tampa Children’s Board Family Resource Center
116 West Fletcher Avenue, Tampa 33612
Tuesday: 10:15am-11:45am

Plant City
Turkey Creek Recreation Center
5936 Connell Road, Plant City 33567
Thursday: 10:15am-11:45am

Ruskin Children’s Board Family Resource Center
3030 East College Avenue, Ruskin 33570
Thursday: 10:15am-11:45am

Temple Terrace*
Doretha Wynn Edgecomb Children’s Board Family Resource Center
5892 East Fowler Avenue, Temple Terrace 33617
Wednesday: 10:15am-11:45am
*Attendance based on weekly lottery. Call for walk-in availability

Town n Country
Town n Country Children’s Board Family Resource Center
7520 West Waters Avenue, Suite 8, Tampa 33615
Wednesday: 10:15am-11:45am


Registration is required for access to all our virtual and live content. To register, please complete the registration here. For more information about registration and upcoming locations, please contact Sara Arias-Steele at or 833 GCM PLAY(426 7529)

Participating Children Must

  • Be between the ages of birth to 5 years old
  • Attend with an adult caregiver
  • Have a Hillsborough County address



Funding generously provided by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. Inspired by: Children’s Museum of Tacoma. With support from The Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative, Hillsborough Parks and Recreation, Children’s Board Family Resource Center, and the faith-based community.