Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on March 24, 2005
The Zoological Society of Florida presents a spring camp for children 4 to 11. Camp includes activities, morning and afternoon snacks and a t-shirt. 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Through Friday at Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. $140 members; $160 non-members. Details: (305) 255-5551 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
MIAMI SEAQUARIUM EASTER EGG HUNT
The Miami Seaquarium celebrates the holiday with its annual egg hunt featuring the Easter bunny and SpongeBob SquarePants. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club. 10 a.m. through Sunday at Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Details: (305) 361-5705, Ext. 225, or www.miamiseaquarium.com.
The Zoological Society of Florida presents venom week with Al Cruz of Miami-Dade’s anti-venom unit. Learn how to identify poisonous creatures and what to do if someone is bitten. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through Sunday at Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. $11.50 adults; $10.50 seniors; $6.75 children. Details: (305) 251-0400 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
Miami Metrozoo presents its annual egg safari for children 12 and younger. Event includes music, games, prizes, photo with the Easter Bunny and face painting. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Through Sunday at Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. $11.50 adults; $10.50 seniors; $6.75 children. Details: (305) 251-0400 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
The Museum of Contemporary Art invites children ages 6 to 12 to make mobiles inspired by Alexander Calder. Activities also include hands-on art such as drawing, painting and sculpture. 11 a.m.-5p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $10 members and North Miami residents; $12 others. Details: Donna Fields (305) 893-6211 or firstname.lastname@example.org. or www.mocanomi.org.
Young at Art Children’s Museum presents Tea with Alice, an imaginary tea party families can join. Event includes hands-on art activity of painting with colored tea. 2-4 p.m. every Sunday through May 1 at the Young at Art Children’s Museum, 11584 W State Road 84, Davie. Free members; $5 others. Details: (954) 424-0085.
The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium presents ZAP! Surgery, a virtual ride into a human body in a 15-person cabin simulator. The exhibit includes hands-on activities that demonstrate the science behind surgical techniques. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through May 8 at the Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. Members free; $6-$10 others. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.miamisci.org.
JAPAN & NATURE
The Miami Children’s Museum announces Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons, a new exhibit for children and their family to discover and explore how Japanese celebrates their country’s natural environment. Children can understand Japan today through special seasonal and everyday environments and activities. Through June at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. Free with museum admission. Details: (305) 373-5437, Ext. 100, or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
The Miami Children’s Museum presents Music Together Class, a 10-week series with Ashlee Cramer, who explores music through songs, rhythmic activities and music. Through June 3 at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. $175. Details: (305) 373-5437, Ext.100, or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.