Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on January 8, 2009
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. Ends Feb. 9. 980 MacArthur Cswy., Watson Island. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
The Deering Estate hosts a morning of activities and program for children that will focus on nature, archaeology, and arts and crafts. 9 a.m.-Noon. The Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $30. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
Marta Magellan, author of "Those Lovely Lizard and Those Voracious Vultures," comes to Coral Gables to discuss her book. In it, she answers questions about the most interesting aspects of these sometimes-creepy creatures. 11 a.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
The PlayGround Theatre hosts a production of Gabriel García Márquez’s "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz. The play follows a family after they discover an old man in their backyard who claims to be an angel. Ends Feb. 8. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. $15. Details: (305) 751-9550 ext. 223 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.