Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on March 12, 2009
The Miami Children’s Theater brings Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir to life. The performance of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" will revive all of the classic tale’s beloved characters and songs. 8 p.m. March 13 and 14. 3 p.m. March 14. Coral Gables Youth Center Theater, 405 University Drive, Coral Gables. Details: www.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center hosts a mime class for children aged nine to 14. 4:30-5:30 p.m. Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave., Cutler. $36. Details: (305) 255-4767 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.
The University of Miami hosts a free screening of Disney’s computer-animated comedy "Bolt." With the voices of John Travolta and Miley Cyrus, the film follows a dog who believes that he, and the character he plays on television, are one and the same. When he’s accidentally shipped from Hollywood to New York City, he must rely on help from an abandoned house cat named Mittens and a television-addicted hamster named Rhino to get home to his owner. 6:30 p.m. 1111 Memorial Drive, Cosford Cinema, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-5671 or www.miami.edu/collegetown.