Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 26, 2005
JAPAN & NATURE
The Miami Children’s Museum offers Japan & Nature: Spirits of the Seasons, an exhibit for children and their families to discover and explore how the Japanese celebrate their country’s natural environment. Children can understand Japan 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.
‘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. 2 p.m. 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.
FREE FAMILY DAY
Children and their families can enjoy interactive programs and hands-on activities lead by gallery teachers and student volunteers. 1-4 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Miami Metrozoo celebrates Bear Awareness Week with activities involving the three kinds of bears on display: The Sun Bear, Himalayan Black Bear and Sloth Bear. The first 500 children to enter the park receive a stuffed bear. 1:30-2:30 p.m. through May 29 at Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152 St., southwestern Miami-Dade County. Details: (305) 251-0400 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
ONE DAY FUN DAY
An alternative to a day off from school, the mini-camp asks students to create their own science-fiction characters. 5-12 year-olds. $35-$45. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Young at Art of Broward Inc., 11584 W State Road 84, Davie. Details: (954) 424-0085, ext. 10 www.youngatartmuseum.org.