Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on April 21, 2005
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 offers 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 the 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. Through June 3 at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami. $175. Details: (305) 373-5437, Ext.100, or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
Young at Art Children’s Museum presents Tea with Alice, an imaginary tea party for families. Event includes painting with colored tea. 2-4 p.m. every Sunday through May 1 at Young at Art Children’s Museum, 11584 W. State Road 84, Davie. Free members; $5 others. Details: (954) 424-0085
FESTIVAL OF ARTS AND GAMES
Miami Dade Park & Recreation and Creative Children Therapy will host its second annual Festival of Arts and Games for children with disabilities and their families. Event will feature the Miami Heat Wheels Basketball Team, a bicycle obstacle course and other activities for children of all abilities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Kendall Indian Hammocks Park, 11395 SW 79 St., Miami. Details: (305) 775-7848.
‘ISABELLE AND THE PRETTY UGLY FAIRY’
Winner of the 10th annual National Children’s Theatre Festival Competition, this musical fairy tale tells the story of a princess trying to break free from the spell placed on her by a fairy godmother so that she might learn the importance of inner beauty. Through May 29 at the Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $10- $12.
Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents "Cinderella" as part of its Family Fun Series for Children. Includes pre-curtain activities with Young at Art Children’s Museum and post-performance milk and cookie parties. 11 a.m. with additional performances at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 462-0222.