Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 8, 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.
Barry University’s Department of Fine Arts invites children ages 8-15 to join the Barry University Children’s Dance Ensemble. 4:30-6 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 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.
The Royal Hanneford Circus will be in town through May 12, featuring acts like the Royal Cossacks from Russia, Bilea Troupe from Romania, Skywheel and Motorcycle Thundersphere. Miami Arena, 701 Arena Blvd., Miami. Tickets $5-$20. Details: (305) 530-440.
"Kids Day" provides special programs for children 7-12, highlighting their permanent collections and traveling exhibitions. 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at the Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free for members; $5 for non-members. Details: (305) 284-3603.
North Miami Parks and Recreation Department offers a co-ed youth soccer program for children 6-14 years old. Season runs through May 10. Practice times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:30-8 p.m. at Cagni Park, 13498 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6511, ext. 2260.