Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 19, 2011
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 have fun with food, learn table manners and color their own chef hats at the Simon Kidgits Club’s Super Duper Mini Chefs event. Learn how to twist pretzels with Auntie Anne’s, make mini ice cream sundaes with Haagen Daz and learn how to roll dough with Cozzoli’s Pizza. Non-perishable food items will be collected for Feeding South Florida. 6:30-8 p.m. Dadeland Mall in the Saks Fifth Avenue corridor, 7535 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. Free for members. Annual membership $5. Details: (305) 665-6226 or www.simon.com/kidgits.
Husband-and-wife team Katie and Jerry Davis share their children’s book "Little Chicken’s Big Day." Its message is simple: "With family, help is always just a cluck away." 11 a.m. Books & Books Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
Fantasy Theatre Factory presents "Cinderella — A Fractured Fairy Tale." This wacky take on the classic fairy tale is geared toward fourth-eighth graders. 10 and 11:30 a.m. Additional performance May 26. Robert Russell Theatre at Dave and Mary Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 284-8800 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ftfshows.com.