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.
Barry University's Department of Fine Arts invited children ages 8-15 to join the Barry University Children's Dance Ensemble. 4:30 p.m.-6 p.m. at the Fine Arts Building on the Barry University Campus, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Details: (305) 899-3292.
The City of North Miami offers a gymnastics program for children ages 3-18. Classes are held at North Miami Armory, 13250 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami. $65-$155 for eight week session. Details: (305) 893-6511.
The City of North Miami Parks and Recreation Department offers a youth basketball and cheerleading program for children ages 6-14. Program is held at both Cagni Park, 13498 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami and Pepper Park, 1400 NW 135 St., North Miami. Days and times vary per age group. Details: (305) 893-6511.
Sunday Afternoons of Music presents "String & Thing" with the Miami String Quartet and special storytelling by Linda Spitzer. 3 p.m. at the University of Miami Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Rd., Coral Gables. $8 for children; $10 adults. Details: (305) 271-7150.
North Miami Parks and Recreation Department offers a co-ed youth soccer program for children 6-14 years old. Season run through May 10. Practice times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. at Cagni Park, 13498 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6511, ext. 2260.