Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on September 16, 2010
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.
Ever wonder what hectic weekday mornings are like for your kids? Mahalia Solages lends perspective through the witty, spunky five-year-old Sessie’s eyes in "What Morning Is This?" Ms. Solages reads the book, geared toward children ages 2-6, during Books & Books Bal Harbour’s Sunday Story Time. 12:30 p.m. Books & Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Books & Books throws a birthday bash for author Heather Brewer and the latest installment in her Vladimir Tod series, "The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod: Twelfth Grade Kills." The series follows a teenage vampire as he struggles for high school normalcy by day and survival as a vampire by night. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Beloved Disney characters from "The Little Mermaid," "The Lion King," "Lilo & Stitch" and "Peter Pan" skate through exciting adventures in Disney on Ice’s "Mickey & Minnie’s Magical Journey." Times vary Ends. Sept. 26. AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $18-$50. Details: www.aaarena.com.