Family Activities

children enjoy the ink museumLekotek has many special events throughout the year. Here's a look at what's coming up in 2018.. We'll post details about each event as soon they're available. Please call our office at

404-633-3430 to get more information.

LekoPals: Habima Theater - March 4
Easter Egg Hunt - Cobb: March 17; Southside: March 24

Zoo Day - May 5

Golf Classic - May 7

Fishing Trip - May 12
Ink Children's Museum - June 6
Family Outing - Noah's Ark - May 31

Rafting - June 23Lekotek director  with children and animals
Lekotek Run 4 Kids - August 4

Picnic & Cookout - Septemeber 8

Family Fun Day at the Pumpkin Patch - October 6
Family Fun Day at The Rock Ranch - *date to be determined*

Halloween Party - October 27

Silent Auction - November 5-7
Holiday Party - December 8



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Play Dates


Join us for fun and accessible activities while we meet new friends. The location varies, so please check here to see where each play date will take place.

UPCOMING DATES:

child playing on slide at family outing dayJune 18, 2018 (Monday) 9:30am - 11:00 am at Hippo Hopp
Join your Lekotek friends for some summer bouncing fun at Hippo Hopp!
Cost: $4 per child ages 3 and up; $2.50 for 1 & 2 year olds, payable to Hippo Hopp. (This is a special discounted rate for Lekotek families for this event.)
RSVP: Please RSVP online or to Lekotek at 404-633-3430.
Directions: Hippo Hopp is located at 1936 Briarwood Ct NE, Atlanta 30329, just across the 85 access road from Lekotek. Go past REI and turn right at Pro Audio onto Briarwood Court and you'll see Hipp Hop on the left.
* Everyone must wear socks including parents!!!

October 8, 2018 (Monday) 9:30am - 11:00 am at Hippo Hopp
Join us on Columbus Day for a fun filled day at HippoHopp. An hour and a half of active fun while the kids are out of school. Socks are required to bounce-including parents!
Cost: $4.50 for ages 3 and up; $2.50 for 1 & 2 yr. olds (This is a discounted rate for Lekotek families)
RSVP: Please RSVP online or to Lekotek at 404-633-3430.
Directions: Hipp Hop is located at 1936 Briarwood Ct NE, Atlanta 30329, just across the 85 access road from Lekotek. Go past REI and turn right at Pro Audio onto Briarwood Court and you'll see Hipp Hop on the left.
* Everyone must wear socks including parents!!!
 
 

Zoo Day

family at the zoo
Lekotek is going to the zoo!

When: Saturday, May 5, 2018; 10am til ...

Tickets: Please RSVP to Lekotek at 404-633-3430.
Tickets will be reserved on a first come, first served basis.
(Immediate family only; additional tickets may be purchased at

the zoo for friends or extended family.) Children 2 years and younger don't need a ticket.

 


 

Easter Egg Hunt


child finds Easter eggs Join us at the Cobb or Southside office for a fun family event! Eggs will be hidden for all the children to find. Some are specially adapted to make them easier to find and pick up. Each egg will have a prize inside! Please let Lisa or Jackelyn know if your child has any food allergies as some eggs will have some candy inside.

Cobb Egg Hunt
When: Saturday March17, 2018; 10:00am-11:30am
Cost: Free
RSVP: Register online or contact Lisa at 770-420-9889

Southside Egg Hunt
When: Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:00-11:30am
Cost: Free
RSVP: Register online or contact Jackelyn at 770-289-3276
 

Noah's Ark Family Day


boy with goat at Noah's Ark Let's all go out and play! Noah's Ark is a rehabilitation service for animals. We can have a small picnic and then go in to see the animals! Be sure to bring sunscreen.

From the Noah's Ark Web site: "Noah's Ark is located on 250 acres in Locust Grove, Georgia. We provide a loving home for abused, unwanted, and orphaned animals. Noah's Ark is not a zoo or humane society but a place dedicated to the care and treatment of wildlife, domestic livestock, exotic animals, and birds."

When: Thursday, May 31, 2018, 12:30pm-3:00pm

Where: 712 LF-Griffin Rd, Locust Grove, GA (located behind the Tanger Outlet Mall), 770-957-0888
[Visit the Noah's Ark Web site]

Cost: Free. (Please, if you want to, donate to the Ark to help them to continue to provide services.)

RSVP: Please RSVP online or to Jackelyn at 770-289-3276 or Jackelyn@lekotekga.org. Be sure to RSVP so that if it has rained or they are closed, we can get in touch with you!
 


 

Fishing


boys catch fish All Lekotek families are welcome to have fun fishing with us! We have partnered with The National Park Service to offer this outdoor event. This will be a basic introduction to fishing and teaching kids to cast into hula hoops before using cane poles (which they keep) to catch fish in the pond. The dock has a railing to assist the children. Kids will be shown how to find bugs and explore in a shallow creek near the pavillion for bugs after the fishing program. There is will also be an aquarium at the dock to put in fish (and turtles) that we catch.
No Charge! RSVP is required. Limited spaces are available.

When: Saturday, May 12, 2018 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: 1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
RSVP: Sign up online or call Lekotek at (404)633-3430
 
 

Rafting


child and mom enjoy rafting We have partnered with The National Park Service to offer this outdoor event. Park Ranger and Lekotek Dad, John Huth is offering a rafting experience for Lekotek families at Sibley Pond / Sope Creek entrance of Chattahooche River National Recreation area. One to two families will share a raft and paddle around the pond! This is a small shallow pond, perfect for a beginning experience in a raft. Parents won't want to miss out on the fun, please plan to participate with your child(ren)! This is sure to be an incredibly fun summer time favorite!
No Charge! RSVP is required. Limited spaces are available.

When: June 23, 10:00-12
Where: Sibley Pond
RSVP: Sign up online or call Lekotek at (404)633-3430
 
  

family fall picnic

children making smores at picnic
All Lekotek families are welcome to have fun at the park! The CREEC center has a covered deck, a pond, a large field and trails for hiking. Bring a dish and Lekotek will provide the main course, drinks and S'mores and more fun!

When: September 8, 2018; 4:30pm-7:00pm
Where: CREEC Center
RSVP: Sign up online or call Lekotek at (404)633-3430





Pumpkin Patch

children having pumpkin patch fun
All Lekotek families are welcome to have fun at the Pumpkin Patch! You can go on a hayride, pet the animals, eat good food, and make some arts and crafts. Best of all you can pick your pumpkin! There is no charge unless you purchases are made from Berry Patch Farms for food or larger pumpkins!

When: October 6, 2018; 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: Berry Patch Farms
RSVP: Sign up online or call Lekotek at (404)633-3430





 

Halloween Party


mother and daughter in costume at party

A new annual event has begun! Join us for music, arts, crafts, a magic show and of course Trick or Treating. Children will be able to trick or treat at different stations and in a safe environment with your Lekotek friends! We love to see everyone's costumes. Refreshments will be served.

 

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Where: AMS Vans 6275 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA 30084
RSVP: RSVP online or contact us at (404)633-3430






The Rock Ranch


brother and sister enjoy the rock ranch All Lekotek families are welcome to have fun at The Rock Ranch! Each fall, The Rock Ranch holds Fall Family Fun days. A day at The Rock Ranch is packed full of excitement, fun, adventure and making memories. Train rides, zip lines, jumping pillows, cane fishing, paddle boats, and horse rides are just a few of the attractions that will make your day truly memorable. A wide range of activities and attractions are offered for the whole family to enjoy. Fall is a great time of year to experience The Rock Ranch. All the colors of the season create a beautiful setting for loads of memorable family fun.

When: Saturday,To be decided
Where: 5020 Barnesville Highway The Rock, Georgia 30285
Cost: $7.50/person. Children 2 and under are free
RSVP: RSVP online or contact Jackelyn (770)289-3276
 
 

Holiday Party


child sitting with Santa Each year Lekotek and FOCUS hold an annual holiday party. There is always lots of things to do. There will be some arts and crafts, cookie decorating, music, a magician and time to visit with your friends and families! Of course, what holiday party would be complete without a visit from Santa?

When: Saturday, December 8, 2018; 11:30 till 2:00 p.m.

Where: Eastminster Presbyterian Church - 5801 Hugh Howell Rd, Stone Mountain

Cost: It's easy.... just bring a dish! If your Last name begins with
A-R Bring a vegetable or other side dish
S-Z Bring a dessert

Please bring enough to serve 10 or more - FOCUS will provide the main dish.

RSVP: Call Lekotek (404)633-3430 or sign up online. You can also call FOCUS (770)234-9111. Sign up by November 30th to be sure that Santa has enough gifts for all children.