Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on October 28, 2004
THE ELECTION EXPERIENCE
The Miami Children’s Museum will host an exhibit to give children the opportunity to learn about the government and the election process. 2 p.m. through Nov. 4 at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Museum members free; others $10. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
POOH ON STAGE
Actor’s Playhouse presents the musical comedy "Winnie The Pooh." Pooh is forced to choose between eating his honey and having a wild adventure to save his friend Piglet. 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 6 at Actor’s Playhouse, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $12-$10. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Hollywood International Art and Music Festival will present a Halloween party. Featuring dancing, games and food. 7-10 p.m. at Washington Park Community Center, 5199 Pembroke Rd., Hollywood. Ages 5-13. Free. Details: (954) 967-4240.
The Kids Learning Center of South Florida will host a Halloween Festival for children of all ages. Featuring game booths, carnival rides, costume contests, bounce houses and Karaoke. Proceeds will go to the purchase of materials, toys and teacher training. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at 11304 Quail Roost Dr., Miami. $1. Details: (305) 385-7816.
The Miami Metroozoo presents trick-or-treat at the zoo. Featuring costume contest and prizes. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through Sunday at Miami Metroozoo, 12400 SW 152 St., Miami. Ages 3-12. $7-$12. Details: (305) 251-0400.
The Momentum Dance Company will present a haunted house and children’s concert of "Red Riding Hood" and "Hansel and Gretel." Kids can join the dancers on stage after the performance. Costumes are encouraged. 2 p.m. at the Manuel Artime Theater, 900 SE Fist St., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 858-7002 or www.mementumdance.com.
PUMPKINS AND PANCAKES
The Aventura Mall will host a pancake breakfast for children ages 2 to 5. Activities will include train and kiddie car rides, puppet shows and story telling. Featuring face-painters, balloon artists and cookie decoration. 9:30 a.m.-Noon at the Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Details: (305) 935-1110 or www.shopaventuramall.com.
The Young At Art Children’s Museum present a Halloween party for the whole family. Activities will include "Day of the Dead" skeleton sculpture making, "Glow in the Dark" face painting workshop, scary storytelling and a costume contest. Noon-5 p.m. at the Young At Art Children’s Museum, 11584 W State Road 84, Davie. $5. Details: (954) 424-0085 or www.youngatartmuseum.org.
TRICK OR TREAT STREET PARTY
Radio Disney presents a street party featuring a "mummy rap" and costume contest. There will be trick or treating throughout the mall. 3-6 p.m. at Southland Mall, 20505 S. Dixie Highway, Miami. Ages 12 and under. Free. Details: (305) 235-8880.
The Gymboree Play & Music will hold two 45-minute sessions in which parents and children learn and play together. 10 a.m.-noon at Aventura Mall, Adventurer’s Cove Playground, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Ages 18 months to 4 years old. Details: (305) 935-1110 or www.shopaventuramall.com.
READ WITH ME
Superstar Productions and Aventura Mall sponsor Read With Me Character Wednesday, two hours of story reading by Mister Reads-A-Lot and his special guest. 10 a.m.-noon at Aventura Mall, Adventurer’s Cove Playground, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. Recommended age is 3-5. Free. Details: www.shopaventuramall.com.