Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on February 17, 2011
An orchestra of students from the Greater Miami Youth Symphony and a cast of 55 student actors perform "Damn Yankees," a musical comedy based on Douglass Wallop’s novel "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant." 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 3 p.m. Sundays. Ends March 5. The Roxy Performing Arts Center, 1645 SW 107th Ave., Miami. $20. Details: (305) 226-0030 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.roxypac.com.
Children will be delighted by the musical theater depiction of the classic book, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." The play unfolds Alexander’s series of unfortunate but humorous events. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Saturdays at 2 p.m. Ends March 12. $15. $17.50 online. Details (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
MADELINE DOES DC
Kids are invited to dress up like Madeline or their favorite president on this President’s Day for a Capital Costume Contest and book event. John Bemelmans Marciano, author and illustrator of "Madeline at the White House," shares the book on the beloved character’s adventures in Washington DC with the president’s only daughter. 2 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.