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Events and Fundraisers held by Montessori Learning Center

Events and Fundraisers

Events and Fundraisers

Throughout the year, Montessori Learning Center participates in various fundraisers to promote community involvement and help offset the costs of operation so that the tuition rates may remain accessible to all families. Parent participation is not mandatory, but greatly appreciated! It is one of the many ways to become involved in your child’s school.

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First Annual Sprint into Spring

Saturday, April 30, 2022  |  8:00-11:00 am

The Landing, 139 Brooks St. SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

This year’s proceeds will benefit the expansion and building fund for a new Montessori Learning Center campus! A bounce house will be set up for the kids, and water and light refreshments will be available for each registrant at the finish line. Additionally, each registrant will receive a runner's bib* and a Sprint into Spring t-shirt. This event will be a ton of fun for the whole family!


​Two categories:

- 5K - $35

- Kids (12 and younger) 1 Mile - $20

*Runners may register on the day of the event but will be subject to a $5 additional fee.


Taste of Spain

Friday, February 25, 2022


The Montessori Learning Center (MLC) is thrilled to announce their 2nd Annual Drive Up Taste of Spain! MLC’s ambitious expansion effort is well underway and all net proceeds from this event directly benefit our future campus! Enjoy the rich flavors of Spain with Paella prepared live on site! As always, the talented chefs from Real Paella will prepare three options to suit all tastes and diet preferences. The Classic and ever popular seafood, chicken/pork, and vegetarian offerings round out the menu at $35/plate or $60 for two. Each plate purchased includes one automatic entry into our drawing for cash and prizes.

Montessori Learning Center's Turkey Trot & Fun Run

Second Annual Turkey Trot, Fun Run & Gobble Wobble

On behalf of the Fundraising Committee and The Montessori Learning Center as a whole, THANK YOU to our nearly 200 virtual and in-person runners who participated in our 2nd annual Turkey Trot! With mindful attention to public safety, our team was able to execute a fun Fall-themed event that helped our school raise nearly $18k in net proceeds towards our expansion effort! The efforts of our fundraising team, and our incredible local sponsors made this event possible and we are so grateful! Thank you for cooperating with our COVID-19 mitigation efforts and sharing a gorgeous November morning with us on the 5k course. Be sure you check out the photo album to see highlights from this year’s event.


We cannot wait to welcome everyone, kids and adults alike, back to Ferry Park next Fall!!

Spirit Night

A few times a year we have a spirit night at a local restaurant to support the community. Come out and enjoy the fun. We thank all of our restaurants: Tijuana Flats, Sonny’s, McAlister’s Deli, Taco Town for their support and generous donations.

Sponsor the School

To ensure the success of this great event we need your help obtaining sponsorships for the run. There are different levels of sponsorships to fit everyone’s needs: Community Businesses, Grandparents and friends, make great sponsors in honor of our students.

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