Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on October 28, 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.
Halloween on the Mile returns for the 13th year, featuring storytelling, kid and canine costume contests, a Halloween-themed photo booth and safe trick-or-treating on Miracle Mile. 3-6 p.m. Various locations on Miracle Mile in downtown Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 569-0311 or www.shopcoralgables.com.
Kids: Come in costume for cupcakes and story time with author Pablo Cartaya at this launch party for his book "Tina Cocalina: Queen of Cupcakes." Part of the Halloween on the Mile family friendly celebration. 3:30 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Pumpkins for sale, face painting, cookie decorating and Halloween crafts are all part of the fun at the Skeleton Art Laboratory. Actors from Gold Coast Theatre Co. dressed as characters from "Harry Potter" will mingle with attendees. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 673-7256 ext. 201 or www.mbgarden.org.
Explore spooky science like water that turns into blood, telekinetic motion, bleeding paper and more at this special Miami Science Museum event. Speakers from the League of Paranormal Investigators will be on hand to discuss technological tools used in paranormal investigations. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 646-4233 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamisci.org.
Children’s show "Yo Gabba Gabba Live!: There’s a Party in my City" sings and dances its way to Miami. 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.yogabbagabbalive.com.