Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on June 19, 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.
LIMELIGHT SUMMER CAMP
St. Augustine’s Limelight Theatre will run two summer camps, "Creative Theatre for Young People" and "Kidz Factory" through June 20. Creative Theatre for Young People will hold a two-week session for middle-school students meeting Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Kidz Factory, designed for children 8-15 years of age, runs through July 16, meeting Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Limelight Theatre, 11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine. Tuition runs $125-$250. Details: (904) 825-1164.
The Venetian Aquatic Club opens its 2003 Summer Swimming Program through Aug. 8. Classes are offered at 8:30 a.m., 9:10 a.m. or 9:50 a.m. Monday-Friday at the Venetian Pool, 2701 De Soto Blvd., Coral Gables. Classes will be offered for adults from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday through Aug. 7. Details: (305) 460-5356.
HARRY POTTER LAUNCH
The Miami Children’s Museum will host a book launch celebration for the release of Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix, as it becomes available for the first time. 9 p.m.-midnight at Miami Children’s Museum, 721 NW First Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 373-KIDS.
FAMILY FUN SERIES
The Broward Center for Performing Arts is offering a two-production Summer Family Fun Series through July 20 featuring "Dora the Explorer Live!" and "Bear in the Big Blue House Live!" Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets run $10-$25. Details: (954) 522-5334.