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, free for children under one year. Details: (305) 373-5437 or www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
LET IT SNOW
Outside may be sunny, but it's snowing inside at Dolphin Mall. Each night through the end of the year, magical wands will be handed out to young attendees so that at the stroke of 7 p.m., snowfall will start with a flick of the wand. Dolphin Mall, 11401 NW 12th St., Ramblas Plaza, Doral. Details: www.shopdolphinmall.com.
LOTS OF LAUGHS
"The Drowsy Chaperone" is a comedic musical within a musical. Expect tap dancing, singing, mistaken identities and a wedding all in one man's living room. Times vary. Ends Dec. 19. Miami Children's Theater at Alper Jewish Community Center, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Kendall. $15 adults. $12 students and seniors. Details: (305) 274-3595 or http://tickets.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Miami Children's Theater presents a stage production of "Peter Pan." Ends Dec. 18. Miami Children's Theater at Alper Jewish Community Center, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Kendall. $15 adults. $12 students and seniors. Details: (305) 274-3595 or http://tickets.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Miami Seaquarium transforms into a winter wonderland for its annual Winter Nights & Lights Celebration. Includes nightly "snowfall," fireworks and holiday-themed shows like "Flipper & the Nutcracker" and "Salty Saves the Holidays." 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. daily, with 6 p.m. closings Dec. 24 and 25. Ends Dec. 30. Miami Seaquarium, 4400 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. $25.95 children. $35.95 adults. Details: (305) 361-5705 ext. 225 or www.miamiseaquarium.com.
Attorney and author Spencer Aronfeld shares his children's book "Sara Rose, Kid Lawyer," about a fourth grader who wants to be an attorney when she grows up. Her wish comes true early when she finds herself representing her class in a real case in front of the school board. 6 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.