Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on December 5, 2002
"Beyond Drought Environmental Education Exhibit", a traveling exhibit designed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to teach middle and high school students about the seriousness of drought and environmental protection in Florida, will be on display. Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW First St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-2836.
The Dept. of Park and Recreation & Cultural Arts of Hollywood will host a Hanukkah Festival sponsored by the Congregation Levi Yitzchak. Service and entertainment. 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Young Circle Park, Hollywood Blvd. & US-1, Hollywood. Details: (954) 458-1877, Rabbi Schwartz.
Coral Gables’ New Theatre hosts a toy drive in conjunction with their holiday productions "Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol". Toys will be donated to the children under the care of Family Services, many of whom are orphaned. Bring a new, unwrapped toy for children ages 3-15. 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on performance days through Dec. 21. 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Dec. 8, 15 and 22. Details: (305) 443-5909.
"Bab and the Unicorn", story and slideshow by Jane Chiroussot-Chambeaux. 5 p.m. at the Alliance Francaise, 1414 Coral Way, Miami. Free admission for children 3 – 8. Refreshments and book signing with the author. Details: (305) 859-8760.
Palm Beach Community College’s Duncan Theatre presents puppeteer, Jim West and Fossil, the dinosaur detective. The duo mixes fun and facts inspired by everyone’s favorite prehistoric creatures. 11 a.m. at the Watson B. Duncan Theatre, 4200 Congress Ave., Lake Worth. Tickets $5. Details: (561) 868-3309.
Radio Disney hosts a toy testing for kids of all ages, as well as special appearances by Mary Mango and the Fun Squad. 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Cutler Ridge Mall, 20505 S. Dixie Hwy, Miami. Details: (305) 823-0990.
Santa Claus will visit the Surfside Community Center with gifts, door prizes and refreshments at 1 p.m. Children of all ages welcome. Surfside Community Center, 9301 Collins Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 866-3635.
Professional race car drivers Roger Scotton and Leo Maia will be stopping by and giving toys away from 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. T-shirts and gift racecar toys will be available to those shoppers who receive an autograph. Details: (561) 620-2514.
Charlottes’s Web, presented by the Story Theatre Productions Inc. 10:30 a.m. at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Seats $9. Details: (954) 763-8813.
Radio Disney hosts a toy testing for kids of all ages, as well as special appearances by Mary Mango and the Fun Squad. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Mall of the Americas, Flagler and the Palmetto Expressway, Miami. Details: (305) 823-0990.