Modeled in the tradition of ancient Chinese folktales, "The Red Thread" portrays a young woman's heroism as she battles to save her father's masterpiece. Times vary. Ends May 27. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Details: 305-751-9550 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Kids can learn how to be environmentally friendly at Miami International Mall's "Little Planet Helpers" event. Decorate paper mache flower pots, color brown paper bags and learn recycling tips from a City of Doral representative. 2-4 p.m. Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Center Court, Doral. Free for Kidgits members. $5 to join. Details: (305) 593-1775 or www.simon.com/kidgits.