Win 4 Annual Passes to LEGOLAND Florida!

LEGOLAND FloridaIt’s no secret we’re really big LEGO fans, so when we saw this contest we just knew we had to share it!

Want to win 4 Annual Passes to LEGOLAND Florida?

Here’s how it works:

Step 1: “Like” LEGOLAND Florida on Facebook

Step 2: Head to http://bit.ly/FlatBuddy and print out the PDFimage of Buddy and photograph him with you and/or your family.

Step 3: Post your photo to the “I Love LEGOLAND Florida” Facebook Photo Contest tab

Step 4: Winners will be announced March 15, 2013.

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Oz the Great and Powerful Opens March 8th

We don’t normally share movie trailers, but we are really excited to watch “Oz the Great and Powerful”! This trailer looks great! It opens March 8th 2013!

What’s the buzz about the movie? Here are the details straight from Walt Disney Pictures:

Walt Disney Pictures’ fantastical adventure “Oz The Great and Powerful,” directed by Sam Raimi, went in front of the cameras at the brand-new Raleigh Studios in Pontiac, Michigan, on Monday, July 25, 2011, boasting a stellar cast that includes Academy Award® nominee James Franco (“127 Hours”) as the young wizard, Golden Globe® nominee Mila Kunis (“Black Swan”) as the witch Theodora, Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz (“The Constant Gardener”) as Kunis’ sister Evanora and two-time Oscar®-nominated actress Michelle Williams (“Brokeback Mountain,” “Blue Valentine”) as Glinda, the Good Witch.

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Egg-citing Easter Events Planned at Atlanta-Area Simon Malls

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Lots of fun is being planned in the Atlanta area for Easter! Here are just a few things going on at select Simon Malls:

Hop on Over to Northlake Mall, Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb. Kids are invited to grab their best baskets and hop on over to a participating Atlanta-area Simon mall to see the Easter Bunny! This year, Northlake Mall, Mall of Georgia and Town Center at Cobb have all kinds of family-friendly activities to get little ones in the holiday spirit.

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New Line Up for Disney Junior Live on Stage

“Disney Junior Live on Stage!” has changed it’s line up! I have to say, I can’t wait to see it myself!  Don’t worry, “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” will still be in the show! We’re excited to share that “Doc McStuffin’s” and “Sofia the first” have been added! The 24 minute show is scheduled to run a few times daily.

The new Disney Junior – Live on Stage! opened last Friday, February 15, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and will come to Disney California Adventure park March 22, 2013.

 

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LEGOLAND Florida Calendar of Events 2013

LEGOLAND-FRIENDSWant to know what’s going on at LEGOLAND Florida this year? Here’s some of the family fun events going on for 2013!

Junior Master Model Builder is a fun and interactive LEGO® building competition that takes place quarterly. Guests are invited to participate and build a model that follows the designated LEGO theme for each competition. Quarterly winners receive special prizes and will be invited to participate in the Ultimate Build Off at the end of the year.

•       May 4 and 5, 2013: Yoda Chronicles Theme

•       July 4 and 5, 2013: Independence Day Theme

•       November 9 and 10, 2013: LEGO Chima Theme

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Magic Kingdom Fantasyland Update: A Peek into the World of Belle

We know most of you are just excited as about the new Fantasyland  expansion at Magic Kingdom Theme Park as we are!

Take a Peek into the world of Belle, from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The video below provides you with a look inside “Enchanted Tales with Belle”, located in the Enchanted Forest area.  Disney Imagineers will walk you through a cottage owned by Maurice, Belle’s loveable, yet quirky father. Guests also will see a mirror that magically becomes a portal into Beast’s Castle…With a great cliffhanger! We’ll just have to wait for part 2! ;)

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12 Great Places to Experience The Hunger Games!

Jennifer Lawrence stars as 'Katniss Everdeen' in THE HUNGER GAMES. Photo credit: Murray Close

We’ve been big Hunger Games fans for the past two years, so of course we left the kids at home and RAN to see the movie. We know what you’re thinking….Why would we post this if the kids were left at home? Well, some of our readers asked us to do a few posts for parents with older kids. The Hunger Games definitely fits the bill for kids [Read more...]