Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 4, 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.
Doreen Cronin’s bestselling barnyard books come to life in "Giggle, Giggle, Quack." Farm animals turn things down when Farmer Brown goes out of town — pizza for the hen, bubble baths for the pig and movie night for the cow. Before the show, kids can get their faces painted and have fun with arts and crafts. A post-show snack is 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. $3 lap tickets. $14-$15 others. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.aventuracenter.org.
Books & Books throws a book-release party for "Diary of a Wimpy Kid 5." 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-2208 or www.booksandbooks.com.