Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 13, 2003
"Space Adventures: From Hubble to Hollywood," Miami Museum of Science’s fall exhibition, will be on display through Jan. 4 featuring two traveling exhibits, "Hubble Space Telescope: New Views of the Universe" and "Space Toys." Details: (305) 646-4200.
‘CRICKETINA: A NEW CHILDREN’S OPERA’
Story of a girl transformed into a cricket. During her adventures, she meets a mouse, a cat, a rooster and a group of hens that claim they are enchanted. Music by Kristine H. Burns, libretto by Lynne Barrett and opera direction of Robert Dundas. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Florida International University. Adults and senior citizens $10, students $5. Details: www.fiumusicfestival.org
The Falls shopping center will host a parade benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. Santa will be joined by political personalities and school bands. 4:30 p.m., at The Falls, US 1 and 136th Street. Details: (305) 255-4570.
MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
Dedicated to enriching the lives of children by fostering the love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential, visitors of all ages are encouraged to play together, learn, imagine and create. Open daily from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 980 McArthur Causeway, Miami. Members and chidren under one-year-old free; adults and children $8. Details: www.miamichildrensmuseum.org
New exhibit "Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats," through March 21. 10 a.m.-4:40 p.m. daily. Included with regular zoo admission: $12 adults, $7 children (3-12). Children 2 and younger and members free. $1 discount for those 65 and older and military personnel. 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 251-0400.