Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on July 1, 2004
Miami Dade College will hold a summer camp for children 5-11 that will focus on reading, computers and drama. Arts and crafts, outdoor and indoor sports and field trips will be organized for campers. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays until July 23 at the School of Community Education, 11380 NW 27th Ave., Building 1, Room 1120, North Miami. $75 per week. Details: (305) 237-1019 or www.mdc.edu/ce.
YOUNG MUSICIANS’ CAMP
The Frost School of Music at the University of Miami will offer a four-week music program for children 7-16 years old. Ira Sullivan, a Grammy-nominated jazz artist; Phil Strange, a prizewinning pianist; South Florida’s Joe Donato; and other musical artists will instruct the campers. All musicians welcome. Through July 23 at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $450-$900. Details: (305) 284-2241 or www.music.miami.edu/summercamps.
‘HANSEL AND GRETEL’
The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre will recreate the classic children’s story "Hansel and Gretel" as a musical featuring works from the opera by Engelbert Humperdink. The play follows Gretel, a poor woodcutter’s daughter, and her brother Hansel as they journey into a mysterious forest that is home to fairies, the Sandman and a hungry witch. Through Aug. 7 at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $9. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
READ WITH ME
Superstar Productions and Aventura Mall sponsors Read With Me Character Wednesday, two hours of story reading by costumed characters from children’s TV shows, movies and books. 10 a.m.-noon Wednesdays at Aventura Mall, Adventurer’s Cove Playground, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Recommended age is 3-5. Free. Details: www.shopaventuramall.com.