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Calendar Of Events Children

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Written by on April 9, 2009

Thursday 4/9

   Miami Seaquarium’s spring camp lets children get up-close and personal with marine life. Participants spend the day seeing marine-mammal shows, interacting with animals, playing games and doing arts and crafts. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Ends April 10. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Cswy., Virginia Key. $200. Details: (305) 361-5705, ext. 207 or www.miamiseaquarium.com.

Friday 4/10

   Children will learn about history, archeology, and nature in a series of hands-on activities at the Deering Estate’s kids’ camp. The day will include a nature hike, educational environmental projects, a canoe trip to Chicken Key, an exciting archeological dig and more. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $188. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.

Saturday 4/11

   The 4-H Youth Program hosts a free fishing clinic for kids. Participants will learn the basics including information on bait and tackle, casting, tying knots in addition to wildlife conservancy. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. City of Miami Rowing Club, 3601 Rickenbacker Cswy., Miami. Registration required. Details: (305) 592-8040 or www.miami-dade.ifas.ufl.edu.

EGG HUNT

   The Miami Metrozoo hosts the "Great Miami Metrozoo Egg Safari" featuring an egg hunt for children 12 and younger. The day will also feature face painting, arts and crafts, a bounce house, rock climbing and water tag. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St., Richmond Heights. Details: (305) 251-0400 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.

FAM AT MAM

   The Miami Art Museum holds its annual family festival on the cultural-center plaza. Families will have a chance to play music alongside performing musicians, create their own art and tour the museum’s exhibits. 1-4 p.m. Miami Art Museum 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-4073 or www.miamiartmuseum.org.

SAILING FOR STARTERS

   Shake-A-Leg Miami holds Saturday classes to teach the basics of sailing to children 7 to 17. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 S Bayshore Drive,

   Coconut Grove. $200 per class. Details: (305) 858-5550 or www.shakealegmiami.org.

SLIDE AND SEARCH

   Grapeland Water Park hosts an Easter-Egg hunt that will also include arts and crafts, bounce houses and games. 4-8 p.m. Grapeland Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 960-2960 or www.miamigov.com.

SUNSET TOUR

   Climb aboard the Pelican Skipper for a cruise around Key Biscayne that will stop at such historic sites as Stiltsville and the Cape Florida Lighthouse. 4:30-7 p.m. Crandon Park, 4000 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $35. Details: (305) 361-5421 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.

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