Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on November 18, 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.
The Biltmore offers parent-child cooking classes as part of its Biltmore Culinary Academy. 10 a.m.-noon. Sept. 18, Oct. 9, Oct. 30, Nov. 20 and Dec. 11. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $85 for one parent and child. $40 per additional child. Details: (305) 913-3131 or www.biltmorehotel.com/bca.
Marching bands, bagpipers, stilt walkers and costumed characters strut the streets in the 14th Annual Miracle on 136th Street Parade. Culminates with Santa’s arrival, ringing in the holiday season and lights displays at The Falls mall. This year’s grand marshal is Miamian Josie Loren, star of ABC Family series "Make It or Break It." 4 p.m. Starts in front of Bloomingdales’s at The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St., Kendall, across the mall to Macy’s. Free. Details: www.shopthefalls.com.
The 75-member University of Miami Frost Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by narration, performs "Peter and the Wolf" as part of the Sunday Afternoons of Music for Children series. Includes a pre-show performance by Peter the Mime, a string instrument "petting zoo" and post-show apple juice, balloons and cookie party. 3 p.m. Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, 1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $10 children. $12 adults. Details: (305) 271-7150 or www.sundaymusicals.org.