Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on December 12, 2002
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.
The Miami Children’s Theater proudly presents Victor Hugo’s Hunchback of Notre Dame. This family favorite will be presented through Dec. 14 at 7pm at the Coral Gables Youth Center Theater, 405 University Drive, Coral Gables. Tickets are $8 per person and may be purchased at the door. Details: (305) 233-2206 or visit www.miamichildrenstheater.com.
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.
Annual holiday concert featuring Miami Children’s Chorus, led by Music Director, Timothy A. Sharp. Will sing traditional holiday songs including "Silent Night," "Ding Dong," "Merrily on High." 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Coral Gables, 536 Coral Way. Tickets: Adults $12 in advance, $15 at door; Children, students and seniors $10 in advance, $12 at door. Details: (305) 662-7494.
Dan Zanes and his band, Rocket Ship Review, are hosting "Rock and Roll for Kids", a hip, folky take on family entertainment. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road., Miami Beach. Tickets $20 -$30. Details: (305) 576-4350.
PHOTOS WITH SANTA
Aventura Mall will be visited by none other than Santa Claus himself throughout the month of December. Have a picture taken with Mr. Cringle Monday through Saturday from 12 p.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m.-7 p.m. at Santa’s House near Bloomingdale’s. Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. A fee will be charged per photo. Details: (305) 935-1110.
"Scrumpy’s Winter Land", Christmas special playing at the Gusman Center. Dec. 20, 7 p.m.; Dec. 21, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 835-0321.