Note: Valentine’s Day falls on a Wednesday so many events are being held the weekend before. 

With Kids:

Lady Bug Release Party at the Palm Beach Zoo. Sat., Feb. 10 • 11 AM. Bring the family for a day full of ladybug fun! Kids will enjoy ladybug crafts, face painting, and ladybug releases! Children are encouraged to come dressed as a ladybug for a chance to win a special prize pack during our ladybug costume contest. Visit www.palmbeachzoo.org for more information. 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach.

Everyone loves Chocolate! During Science of Chocolate at the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, visitors will learn the science behind how chocolate is made, the chemical properties of chocolate, as well as its potential health benefits. Activities include liquid nitrogen chocolate ice cream demos, make-and-take coco slime, chocolate fountain tastings, chocolate trivia with prizes, chocolate-related crafts, activities, and workshops. This event is free with paid Science Center admission and free for Science Center & Aquarium members. For more information please visit www.sfsciencecenter.org. 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach.

Kids Night Outs: Go out without the guilt! Drop off the kids for a fun time and steal a few hours for yourself! Kids Night Out at Kids Need More Art in Jupiter is Fri. Feb. 9 • 6-9 PM. There are many great dining options right nearby in Abacoa. For more information visit www.kidsneedmoreart.com or call 561.746.4576. 1155 Main Street, Suite 116, Jupiter.