Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 13, 2010
KID TURNED KING
Actors’ Playhouse presents a new musical: "Young King Arthur." Watch the kid king as he gets into trouble with the help of Merlin the Magician and a peasant girl named Brynith, learning that true power comes not from sorcery but from the heart. 2 p.m. Ends May 29. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The PlayGround Theatre presents "The Love of Three Oranges," a magical story full of twists and turns. After years of illness, a team of strange doctors reveals a possible cure for Prince Tartaglia: laughter. Yet after hiring a comedian to perform at his palace, his laughter prompts Fata Morgana to curse him and make him wander the globe in search of three mysterious oranges. Times vary. Ends May 23. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $15. Details: (305) 751-9550 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Wildlife shows, a scavenger hunt and other activities teaching the importance of protecting endangered animals are all part of the fun at the Miami Science Museum’s Endangered Species Day. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $10.95-$14.95. Details: (305) 646-4264 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamisci.org.
Introduce your children to classical music at "Red Dogs & Pink Skies," a concert celebrating the life and art of Paul Gaugin. Music will be complemented with a vivid slideshow of Mr. Gaugin’s works. Presented by Orchestra Miami and The Kampong Kids Classical Music Series. 1:30 p.m. The Kampong, 4013 S Douglas Road, Coconut Grove. Children $15, adults $25. Details: (305) 442-7169 or www.ntbg.org/gardens/kampong-event.php.
TWO IN ONE
Kids can swim and play at the City of Miami’s Britto-beautified water park, watch a screening of "Stuart Little 2" or do both at the same time at this "Dive In Movie Series" event. Popcorn and snow cones will be sold. 8 p.m. Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37th Ave., Grapeland Heights. $5. Details: (305) 960-2950 or www.miamigov.com.