Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on January 9, 2003
DR. WILDE’S WORLD
Inspire your young naturalist with a visit to Dr. Wilde’s World, an air conditioned exhibit hall featuring the environment and wildlife of the tropical Americas. Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Miami MetroZoo, 12400 SW 152nd St., Miami. (305) 251-0400.
Miami gets into the spirit of things with Downtown’s Holiday Village in which the normally tropical Bayfront Park is transformed into a winter wonderland through January. In addition to a 110-foot Christmas tree, there are carollers, a skating rink, rides, an open-air circus and Christmas lights galore. 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Mon-Fri, 1 p.m.-1 a.m. Sat, Sun. Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd, Miami. Details: (305) 263-1413.
SANTA’S ENCHANTED FOREST
Santa’s Enchanted Forest, a delightful way to get into the holly jolly spirit, with over three million lights adorning the trees of Tropical Park, as well as the requisite carnival-esque rides, imitation holiday village and, of course, a sunglass-sporting Santa. Through January. 5 p.m.-12 a.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St, Miami. Details: (305) 266-8315.
"The Greatest Show on Earth" is back for its 132nd year. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus returns to American Airlines Arena along with T.M. The Gator Guy and David Larible, the Prince of Laughter. Through Jan. 12. Times vary. Spanish shows available. Tickets run $11-$35. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-5885.