Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on December 23, 2010
The Miami Science Museum presents two weeks of fun-filled, educational activities during MiaSci Winter Camp. Occupy your kids over winter break with some of the museum’s one-day offerings exploring science topics, including "Animal Safari," "Detective’s Perspective" and "Excited About Energy." Before and after care available. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Ends Dec. 31. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $45 members and $55 others per child per day or $200 members and $250 others for a week. Details: (305) 646-4264 or www.miamisci.org.
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.
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.
The Jewish Museum holds a day of family fun centered on storytelling. Families can work together to turn a memory into an illustrated storybook. All materials will be provided. 2-4 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Members and family free. Others $15. Details: (786) 972-3187 or www.jewishmuseum.com.