Spring Break Activities in Lubbock

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Spring Break… for some, that might cause unpleasant memories thinking of where we were at this time last year. We totally get that, and we feel it too. However, Spring is all about new beginnings and fresh air, and colors, and letting that West Texas wind blow through your hair 😉 Whether you’re sticking close to home as usual or looking for a few new adventures, Lubbock Moms has you covered.

See our list below for a few ideas that might brighten up your March and give you a renewed sense of togetherness (of a different sort this time!). Rediscover some old favorites or check out some really cool new features.

Either way, we hope that Spring Break 2022 is an opportunity for us all to reflect on a hard year but jump forward with hope and renewed energy!

Texas Tech Public Art

Take a self-guided tour, and don’t forget to swing by the beautiful tulip gardens while you’re on campus!

 

Science Spectrum

Pop into a Spring Break camp session, explore and learn in the museum, or check out Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure in the Omni Theater!

 

Spring Fling Art Camp

Youth participants can take part in a free painting workshop hosted by the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation and RealDealDesigns. Each participant will receive a canvas to bring to life with rich colors!

March 14th & 15th

Mae Simmons Community Center – 2004 Oak Avenue

RSVP to [email protected]

 

Spring Break STEM Camp

Buckner Family Hope Center hosts a FREE Spring Break STEM Camp March 14th – 16th from noon – 4 pm.

Registration is open to children ages 8 – 14. Only 20 spots available!

Contact Geoff Sisemore for more information: [email protected]

Registration available here.

 

Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts

Spring Break Camp: Monday-Friday (March 14-18). Full-day (8:30 am – 4:30 pm) of drama and visual art activities. Ages 6-13 years old. Availability limited. Please email [email protected] for more information about registering. 

Free admission to the LHUCA galleries, open Wednesday the 16th through Saturday the 19th, 11 am – 5 pm. 

New scavenger hunt activity available in the LHUCA galleries. 

 

Lubbock Public Library

The Mahon Library at 1306 9th Street will be showing ENCANTO for their Spring Break Family Movie on Wednesday, March 16th at 10:30 am. Complimentary popcorn and drinks included while supplies last. (We Don’t Talk About Bruno guaranteed to be stuck in your head all week, free of charge!)

 

Lubbock Lake Landmark

Spring Break “Drop-In” at Lubbock Lake Landmark – Native Peoples, Native Plants.

Drop-in for a self-guided adventure to solve riddles, hunt for edible plants, make gourd crafts and more. Join in on a hike that begins at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm each day.

March 17, 18, and 19th. Drop-in hours at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Admission is free! Childcare is not provided.

For more information, contact Landmark Education at 806-742-1116 or email [email protected] 

 

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I am a born and raised Lubbockite and never thought I would still be here! But I love my job and having family close by has been amazing, especially with a child. I'm a mom to a threenager, Margaux, and wife to Justin. I currently work full time for the Texas Tech University System as the Director for the Public Art Collection and am working on my PhD in Higher Education Administration at Tech. I love seeing and embracing the growth that Lubbock has made lately in the arts scene and try to explore that as much as possible. I also love wine and good food. Favorite restaurant: King Street Pub, Favorite Landmark: Will Rogers Statue on the TTU campus, Favorite Lubbock Tradition: First Friday Art Trail