Valentine activities for kids

Savannah Vasquez

Kid’s love to show their affection, and what better way than at Valentine’s Day? Here are a few Valentine'a Day related activities especially for kids.

Valparaiso Library

The Valparaiso Community Library’s annual Valentine Day Party will take place at 4 p.m. Feb. 12. Activities include decorating valentine cookies and cupcakes, games, door prizes and refreshments. Call the library at 729-5406. The library is at 459 Valparaiso Parkway.

Destin Library

The Destin Library is hosting Kids Valentine’s Day Crafts 3-7 p.m. Feb. 13. Children ages 4-12 are welcome to create one of two crafts available at the event. Choose between a bear sign or magnet with a cute Valentine’s phrase. The event is free and open to the public. The library is at 150 Siebert Ave. Call 850-837-8572.

Young Philosopher’s Society

What do you do with all those valentines your kids come home with from school? Put them in a valentine box, of course. Young Philosopher’s Society at the Santa Rosa Mall in Mary Esther is hosting a craft day for kids 12-1:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Using recycled and re-purposed materials, kids will learn to construct and decorate a valentine box. Cost is $12 per child or $22 for families (up to three children.) Call 850-496-3767.

Bounce Party Playzone

Is your child crazy about Paw Patrol? Well now they have the chance to meet and take a photo with three of the popular characters at Bounce Party Playzone also in Santa Rosa Mall. This special Valentine’s Day photo opportunity will be held 12-4:30 p.m. Feb. 11. Cost is $5 plus a $15 day pass to the Bounce Party Playzone. Call 850-865-3191.

Daddy-Daughter Date Night

Hey, dads, want a simple way to show your young daughter how she should be pampered? Take her on a date to Chick-Fil-A in Miramar Beach during the Daddy-Daughter Date Night tonight. Cost is $8 per child’s meal and $13 per adult meal, including dessert. Reservations are recommended with two seating times at 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Miramar Beach Chick-Fil-A is at 52 Scenic Gulf Drive. Call 850-654-0064.

Mother-Son Date Night

How about you, Mom? You can take your little man out to dinner at Chick-Fil-A in Niceville. Take part in the Wild Wild West event 4:30-6 p.m. Feb. 17. Dress in your best western clothing and enjoy an evening of themed activities. The event is free, but purchasing a meal at Chick-Fil-A is encouraged. Chick-Fil-A in Niceville is at 1348 John Sims Parkway. Call 850-279-6070.