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Written by Miami Today on August 19, 2010
Psychologist Albert Zbik discusses how parents can discover and develop a child’s natural talents as part of Baptist Children’s Hospital’s series of community parenting programs. In this installment, "Discover Your Kid’s Strengths," topics include the role of memory in developing strengths and weaknesses, different types of intelligence and tips for parenting that play into a child’s strengths. Program is not intended for children. 7-9 p.m. Baptist Children’s Hospital, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $5. RSVP and advanced payment required. Details: (786) 596-3812.
Roam among Jurassic reptiles at the Miami Children’s Museum’s "Dino Island" exhibit. The 2,500-square-foot, custom-built set is home to nine lifelike dinosaurs, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Triceratops mother and baby, that walk, feed and roar. Other features include a periodically erupting volcano and a fossil-dig station. Ends Jan. 2. Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island. Museum entrance is $15 for adults and children, $12 for Florida residents and free for children under one year. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.