Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 21, 2009
The Playground Theatre offers a production of the Sumerian legend "Inanna and the Huluppu Tree." The 4,000-year-old story tells of the celebration of the victory of the young goddess, Inanna, who restores harmony to an ancient city ravaged by endless storms and angry gods. Ends May 22. Playground Theatre, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. Details: www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
CULTURE FOR KIDS
The Miami Children’s Museum hosts a collection of original paintings and sculptures by Alex Yanes titled "Majestic Beauties." The exhibit features bold, vivid images of Florida animals that are either on the endangered- or threatened-species lists. Ends Aug. 30. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy, Watson Island. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
In Denny Fried’s "Small Dog, Big Bite" Genevieve, a seven-pound Papillion, breaks the canine code of silence inviting audiences into the inner sanctum of "dogdom" and exposing them to what dogs really think of their owners. The author will be reading and signing copies of his book. 8 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.