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Written by Miami Today on October 7, 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. 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.
JUNIE B. JONES
Check out Miami-Dade’s newest performance venue, the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, for a family friendly production of "Junie B. Jones." Based on the books by Barbara Park, the fast-paced musical puts a comical spin on the lives of first graders through the eyes of Junie B. Jones and her "top-secret personal beeswax journal." Festivities include pre-show arts-and-crafts activities, complimentary face painting and a post-show snack provided by Whole Foods Market and Blue Bell Ice Cream. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. $14 in advance. $3 lap tickets for infants 12 months and under. $15 on the day of the performance. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.aventuracenter.org.
Oct. 10, 2010 only happens once, so head to Miami Seaquarium today and get a discounted ticket price of $10 in celebration of 10/10/10. Valid only with coupon printed from the Seaquarium’s website. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Details: www.miamiseaquarium.com/coupon.