Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on February 18, 2010
The first officially sanctioned traveling educational exhibit based on "The Wizard of Oz" debuts at the Miami Children’s Museum, taking guests on a journey from the sepia-toned Gale Farm across the Land of Oz. Items on display include Dorothy’s ruby slippers, her blue gingham dress and classic movie stills. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends May 9. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island. $12-$15. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
A quirky take on the classic story "Jack and the Beanstalk" follows Jack as he climbs his magical beanstalk only to encounter a giant inventor, a tap-dancing gray goose and a golden harp that knows how to boogey. 2 p.m. Saturdays through Feb. 27 and 2:30 p.m. Saturdays March 6-27. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.