Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 11, 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.
Books & Books presents a special kid’s event for "Alphabet Kids," a book on the adventures of a group of diverse children learning about their multicultural backgrounds. Teaches children to love themselves and understand that people who may seem different can become great friends. 11 a.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-2208 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Award-winning, family friendly holiday films " The Peace Tree" and "Kid Flix Mix" are screened at this special event. Between films, kids can make holiday cards, decorations and ornaments to hang on Miami’s very own "peace tree." 1-5 p.m. Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71st St., Miami Beach. $6-$10. Details: (305) 573-6477 or www.kidflixfestival.com.
"MUSIC FOR MUCHKINS"
Geared toward youngsters, this 30-minute "Music for Munchkins" concert introduces children to orchestral music. Followed by a reception with juice and Munchkin donut holes. 4 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (954) 764-4455 or www.arsflores.com.