Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on January 15, 2009
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey present "Over The Top," a wacky and whimsical circus spectacular where audiences experience maniacal mayhem as Ringmaster Chuck Wagner and clown Tom Dougherty compete for control of a magical top hat that brings to life their fantastical imaginations. Ends Jan. 19. American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $15-$95. Details: (305) 358-5885 or www.ringling.com.
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.
AN UNEXPECTED VISITOR
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.
Miami Childrens Theater new session of classes and programs begins. Classes include beginning to advanced acting, tap, jazz, voice lessons and classes for preschoolers. Ends March 6. Youth Center Theater, 405 University Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 274-3595 or www.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Miami Seaquarium hosts classes for children in grades kindergarten through high school. The program will help students learn about marine plants, animals and many other aspects of marine life through interactive, hands-on teaching. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 361-5705 or www.miamiseaquarium.com.