Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 6, 2008
The Blue Man Group brings a traveling exhibit, designed to unite science and art, to the Miami Children’s Museum. The 1,500-square-foot exhibit allows participants to see, feel, hear and create sound in the fun-filled Blue Man Group style. Ends Feb. 9. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cwy, Watson Island. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
The Actors’ Playhouse kicks off its "Kids’ Bill" season with the "Wizard of Oz." A tornado whisks Dorothy to the magical Land of Oz, where she befriends the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion. Together they avoid the Wicked Witch of the West and find the mighty Wizard. 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.
ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND
The PlayGround Theatre launches its fifth season with a performance of Lewis Carroll’s "Alice in Wonderland." In producer Stephanie Ansin’s interpretation, time, space and cultures collide as the heroine tackles the challenges of her ever-changing world while the familiar tale unfolds with a tropical twist. 10 a.m. weekdays, 3 p.m. weekends. Ends Dec. 18. PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. $15. Details: (305) 751-9550 ext. 223 or www.playgroundtheatre.com.
Lemony Snicket, author of the best-selling "Series of Unfortunate Events," uses coal as his unlikely holiday hero in his novel "The Lump of Coal." The author will be signing copies of his book, which follows the walking, talking lump of coal as it seeks a holiday miracle. 1 p.m. Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.