NIGHT AT THE ROXY
The Roxy Theater Group is hosting an after-school program for children 5-14 offering homework assistance, educational activities, arts and crafts, and a drama program culminating in an end-of-year musical. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Roxy Performing Arts Center, 1645 SW 107th Ave., Sweetwater. $25 registration fee, $15 per week for children in grades K-5, $10 per week for children in grades 6-8. Details: (305) 226-0030 or www.roxyperformingartscenter.com.
TIGHTS FOR TOTS
The Miami City Ballet School is offering a series of six master classes for children age 12-15. 2-3:30 p.m. Miami City Ballet, 2200 Liberty Ave., Miami Beach. Registration required. $15 per class. Details: (305) 929-7007 or www.miamicityballet.org.
The ArtCenter/South Florida is sponsoring art classes for children throughout the fall. The center is offering classes in fashion illustration, painting and general art. 4-6 p.m. Day depends on class. $130 for members, $145 for nonmembers. ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
A must read for any mother considering plastic surgery. Dr. Michael Salzhauer's will be discussing his book, "My Beautiful Mommy," and explaining how a parent undergoing plastic surgery affects young children. 1 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Children's author Jon Agee will be part of Books and Books' "Kids Only Retirement Party." Agee will be reading "The Retired Kid," his story of a schoolboy who comes to Florida to escape school, homework and daily chores. 4 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
CHILDREN'S TRUST EXPO
The Children's Trust is hosting the family expo at which more than 200 non-profit organizations, community groups and governmental agencies, most funded by the Children's Trust, will host games, activities and workshops. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition, Arnold Hall, 10901 SW 24th St., Westchester. Details: Call 211 or www.childrenstrust.org.
HARLEM TO WISCONSIN
Oscar Hijuelos will be signing copies of his book "Dark Dude," in Coral Gables. The story follows Rico Fuentes as he leaves his past behind and forges a new future as a "white kid," and loses more of his identity than originally intended. 7 p.m. Books and Books, 264 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.