Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 20, 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 Cswy., Watson Island. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.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.
The Roxy Theatre Group is holding open auditions for children ages 11-25 for its upcoming production of "West Side Story." 6 p.m. Roxy Performing Arts Center, 1645 SW 107th Ave., Sweetwater. Details: (305) 226-0030.
The Frost Symphony Orchestra brings the classic "Peter and the Wolf" to life. The performance, especially suited for children, uses instruments as characters while introducing the four families of the orchestra. 3 p.m. Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.
KIDS FOR THE CURE
The Lexi Bayview Residences and Amy and Scott Greenwald host "Kids Party for a Cure" benefiting the Diabetes Institute Research Foundation. Families will have the opportunity to enjoy food, entertainment and activities inspired by countries from Europe, Africa and Australia. 4-8 p.m. Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $75 children, $100 adults. Details: (954) 964-4040 or www.diabetesresearch.org.