Pool too crowded for you? Keep cool for a few hours by enjoying activities and fun at these Lafayette locations.

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    Visit The Library

    The Lafayette Public Library system offers lots of fun activities at each of its branches in Lafayette, like free movies on Thursday nights, Lego workshops, video gaming, and of course, lots of great books to read!

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    Hit The Mall

    One of the best ways to entertain your kids or yourself during the hottest hours of the day is to visit a mall! The Acadiana Mall and Northgate Mall offer great shopping and areas for relaxing in air - conditioned bliss.

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    Catch A Movie

    Lafayette offers dark, air - conditioned movie theaters to escape to this summer, featuring both new releases and classic movies and kids' movies.

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    Get Some Culture At A Museum

    A great way to get the kids off their tablets, phones, and video games is to take them to one of Lafayette's beautiful museums. TripAdvisor.com has a convenient list of Lafayette's top museums, all of which offer a little something for everyone.

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    Create Beautiful Art

    Get your Bob Ross on at one of Lafayette's paint or pottery studios, featuring activities for adults and kids.