Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on October 23, 2008
The Actors’ Playhouse kicks off its "Kids’ Bill" season with the "Wizard of Oz." The wondrous world of Oz captures the hearts of audiences as a tornado whisks Dorothy away to the magical Land of Oz, where she befriends Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion. Together they avoid the Wicked Witch of the West and find the mighty Wizard, who can help Dorothy return home. 2 p.m. Saturdays. Ends Nov. 8. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
AFTERSCHOOL AT THE PARK
Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department is offering an after-school program with homework assistance, active games, quiet games, and arts and crafts. 2-6 p.m. Weekdays. 17555 SW 79th Ave., Palmetto Bay. $30-$35. Reservations required. Details: (305) 255-4767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks/parks/billsadowski.asp.
The Miami Seaquarium hosts four days of Halloween extravaganza. The event features the Field of Screams with acres of rides, slides and a skeleton walk as well as The Frightening Manor, a kid-friendly haunted house. 5-10 p.m. Ends Oct. 31. $24.95 for adults, $21.95 for children 3-12. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-5705 ext. 225 or www.miamiseaquarium.com.
The Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts a Halloween family day with pumpkin carving, arts and crafts, mimes, juggling and interactive games. 1-3 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7256 or www.mbgarden.org.