Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on June 23, 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, Watson Island. Free with museum admission. Details: (305) 373-5437, Ext. 100, or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
The C.S. Lewis characters come to life in a colorful musical based on the first installation of the "Narnia" series, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." 1 p.m. Saturdays through July 30 at Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
PUPPETS ON PARADE
Features a puppet adventure with Clifford and his friends. 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Young At Art Children’s Museum, 11584 State Road 84, Davie. Details: (954) 424-0085 or www.youngatartmuseum.org.
The Alper Jewish Community Center hosts a festival featuring a campers’ costume parade down 112th Street, dinner in the Fitness Center Gym and a performance of "Jack and the Beanstalk" with Elvis. 6:30 p.m. at the Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Sunniland area. $4 for dinner and show. Details: (305) 271-9000.
FRACTURED FAIRY TALE
Fantasy Theater Factory brings the tale of Cinderella to life – with a few comedic adjustments. Slapstick, melodrama, acrobatics and trick scenery make for unusual twists on the classic fairy tale. Recommended for Pre-K through fifth grade. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road. (305) 284-8800 or www.ftfshows.com/fieldtrips/index.htm.