Here are five great events this weekend ( Dec. 17 -18) that are guaranteed to kept the kids active and smiling.

Lucky Ducky Derby on Ice
Saturday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. at Curtis Hixon Park in Tampa.  Adopt a ducky for $5, then watch as children skate around and pluck the ducks from the ice to award prizes.

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Ropes, Santa and You
Get your picture taken with Santa on the new Sky Trail Ropes Course or on the ground Sunday at MOSI in Tampa. 11am – 3pm

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Children’s Museum Let It Snow
Glazers Children’s Museum in Tampa is holding a snow-related fun and crafts weekend. They will show kids how to make ice cream out of liquid nitrogen, kids can learn about snowflakes, discover cool facts about winter and even make snowy crafts. Programs will be held throughout the day, 11-4 Saturday and 1-4 Sunday.

Kids Concert with Laurie Berkner Band
Children’s music superstars and Nick Jr. channel favorites the Laurie Berkner Band will perform at 1pm Sunday 18th  in concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. It’s an Animal Party Concert and Kids are encouraged to bring their favorite stuffed animal, a party outfit and dancing shoes. Fun for the whole family. Price: $28-$38.

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Tampa Railfair and Model Train Show
All aboard! Relive the glory days of railroading in at the Tampa Railfair and Model Train Show this weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Sat and Sun kids under 8 free.