STORYTELLING ART & POETRY
Two exhibitions, Storytelling and The heArt of Miami: Art and Poetry in Public Transportation, showcasing the Arthur Mata Jaffe Collection of books as Aesthetic Objects, as well as student designed posters for public transportation. 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Miami-Dade Community College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Centre Gallery, Bldg. 1, 3rd floor. Free. Details: (305) 237-3696.
"Short Stories" by Teatro Hugo & Ines combine theatre, dance and puppetry. Through Oct. 26, 8 p.m. Tower Theater, 1508 SW 8th St., Miami. Tickets: $15.
Storytelling by professional storyteller Linda Spitzer. 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Hale Piano Concerto Hall, 1560 S. Dixie Hwy., Coral Gables. Adults $5, kids $3. Costumes allowed. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Details: Linda (305) 665-8429.
Annual Parrot Jungle Goblins Halloween Haunt to benefit Radio Lollipop at Miami Children's Hospital. Daily costume contests, face painters, carnival gams. Through Oct. 27th. Park opens daily at 9:30 a.m. Parrot Jungle, 11000 SW 57th Ave., Miami. Children with costume $2. Details: (305) 666-7834.
Two nights of fright at the Miami Seaquarium to benefit Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF through Oct. 27th. Events include three Halloween themed marine mammal shows, ten candy stations through out the park, and two haunted houses. Costumes welcomed. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. Tickets $10. (305) 361-5705.
Pumpkin-carving contest, face painting, apple bobbing, story telling and Halloween costume contest. Children 13 and under. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. the Euclid Oval, Lincoln Road at Euclid St., Miami Beach. Benefits the Children's Home Society, suggested $5 donation. Pre-registration is required. (305) 572-1820.
"Little Monster Tales" by Fantasy Theatre. 11:30 A.M., Miami Shores Performing Arts Center, 9809 N.E. Second Ave., Miami Shores. Tickets $5. Details: (305) 284-8800
HALLOWEEN ON THE MILE
Downtown Coral Gables hosts Halloween festivities on Miracle Mile for kids of all ages. Activities include a scavenger hunt, trick or treating at area stores and costume contests. 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Miracle Mile and its adjacent streets in Downtown Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 569-0311.
Aventura Mall's holiday exhibit. Featuring Giant Gingerbread House on display through Jan. 6. JCPenny Court - Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. (305) 933-5572.
Hands-on art instruction and gallery tours for children ages 4 - 12. 2 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Members $10; N. Miami residents and employees $12. Details: (305) 893-6211.