The Center for Literature and Theatre @MDC and Books & Books welcome Wolrd-Renowned Author Jon Scieszka 8/27/14

The Center for Literature and Theatre @MDC and Books & Books welcome Wolrd-Renowned Author Jon Scieszka
Wednesday, 08/27/2014 – 08/27/2014 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
FRANK-EINSTEIN-Book-CoverBooks & Books
265 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

The Center for Literature and Theatre @ Miami Dade College (MDC), in partnership with Books & Books, will welcome world-renowned children’s book author, Jon Scieszka, to present his latest book Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 27, at Books & Books in Coral Gables.

A passionate champion for reading, Scieszka will visit public schools prior to his presentation at Books & Books. He will also make a special presentation to children at a park in East Little Haiti, where following the guidelines of the Children’s Trust’s Read to Learn Books for Free program, the Center for Literature and Theatre has placed a Read to Learn Books for Free bookshelf. Scieszka’s books will fill the shelf for the day, and the children he meets there will be able to take free books home.

Eggstravaganza 3/28/15

Eggstravaganza
Saturday, 03/28/2015 – 03/28/2015 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Egg-LogoPinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road,
Pinecrest, Florida 33156
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Cost: $5 General Admission

Be a part of Miami’s most exciting day of mayhem and madness at Pinecrest Gardens’ 12th Annual Eggstravaganza presented by Williamson Automotive; the biggest and the best egg hunt in town. Over 50,000 eggs featured at scheduled egg hunts throughout the day, prizes, face painting, balloon art, interactive games, music, arts and crafts, our petting zoo, story-telling, delicious food and even a wild life show. It’s a virtual wonderland of activities.

Children Chart Their Path Within The Fabric Of A South Florida Signature Caribbean-American Annual Event 10/5/14

Children Chart Their Path Within The Fabric Of A South Florida Signature Caribbean-American Annual Event
Sunday, 10/05/2014 – 01:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Jr-Carnival-FLyer-High-Resolution-FinalCentral Broward Regional Park & Cricket Stadium
3700 NW 11th Pl,
Lauderhill, Florida 33311
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Cost:

he Miami Broward Junior Carnival will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at the Central Broward Regional Park & Cricket Stadium (3700 NW 11th Pl, Lauderhill, FL 33311). The parade will begin at 2pm. Admission is $10 and parking is FREE. Tickets can be purchased online at www.miamibrowardcarnival.com, or at the park on the day of the event. Young masqueraders will be judged based on their creativity, presentation, originality and craftsmanship of their vibrant and colorful masquerade costumes. This event teaches younger Caribbean-Americans about their Caribbean heritage and allows them an opportunity to shine at an event that is a part of their rich cultural history. The Miami Broward Jr. Carnival is a favorite since it’s a family inspired event that truly shares in showcasing the diversity of South Florida, and celebrates what makes us different.

WHO: 10 Jr. Masquerade Bands competing for Band of the Year 2014 – Break Awae, China, Community Vibe, Fun Generation Too, Carnival Arts,Euphoria Mas, Heritage TNT, Major Players, Mas Dynasty, Riverland Mas, Royalty Kids, and Wassi Babes. Heritage TNT Jr. Band was named Band of the Year in 2013 and looks to defend the coveted title.

WHAT: King and Queen, Male and Female Individuals Competition followed by Band Competition

WHEN: Sunday, October 5, 2014

WHERE: Central Broward Regional Park – 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill, FL 33311

TIME: 1pm-8pm (Parade Starts at 2pm)

ADMISSION: $10
$1.50 per adult for Park Fee
Parking-Free
Other Attractions:  Face Painting; Bounce house; Slide; Steel orchestra; Jr. Calypso Monarch, appearance by Miss Miami Broward Carnival- J’Lisa Chesterfield. Food, drinks, arts & crafts on sale.

Media Note****
Miami Broward Carnival Events
Friday, October 10, 2014-King/Queen,Individual/Panaorama-Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium-3700 NW 11th Street, Lauderhill, Fl, 33311.
Saturday, October 11 2014-J’Ouvert -Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium-3700 NW 11th Street, Lauderhill, FL 33311
Sunday, October 12, 2014- Miami Broward Parade of Bands-30 Years Miami Carnival Celebration-Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds-10901 Coral Way,Miami, Fl 33165

Special thanks to the Miami Broward Carnival and Jr. Carnival sponsors: Citi Bank, Coca-Cola, I&B, Dr. Innocent, Dr. Brezault, Chubby, Dr Julian Cameraon, Dominica Lewis, Mr. Petier Hendrikus, M&J Auto Sales, Tri-County Courier, Inc., 103.5 The Beat, Discovery Tours, Children’s Services of Broward County, Caribbean American Passport, Caribbean Connection. The Miami Broward Carnival is made possible with the support of Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

Hashtag: #MiamiBrowardJrCarnival

For more information or for registration to join a Jr. masquerade band visit: www.miamibrowardcarnival.com.For Media Credentials, please contact: Harris Public Relations – info@harrispublicrelations.com

World Wide Day of Play 9/20/14

World Wide Day of Play
Saturday, 09/20/2014 – 10:00 am – 06:00 am
MiamiChildrensMuseum5Miami Children’s Museum
980 Macarthur Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost:

Saturday, September 20th
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Nickelodeon’s World Wide Day of Play helps kids everywhere turn off their televisions and play! MCM is doing its part by giving you oodles of games for fun playtime. From balloon volleyball to hopscotch to obstacle courses, you’re sure to have a great day!

Target Free Third Friday 9/19/14

Target Free Third Friday
Friday, 09/19/2014 – 03:00 pm – 09:00 pm
MiamiChildrensMuseum4Miami Children’s Museum
980 Macarthur Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost:

Friday, September 19th
3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thanks to the generosity of Target Corporation, visitors can roam the Museum free of charge, every third Friday of each month, from 3 pm to 9 pm. Due to the number of visitors on Target Free Third Fridays, we suggest leaving strollers at home or in the car. Thank you.

Super Yogis’ After School Class 8/27/14

Super Yogis’ After School Class
Wednesday, 08/27/2014 – 12/10/2014 04:30 pm – 05:30 pm
RinaAlyssa Perez
1250 Coral Way,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: $180 for entire program, $20 per individual class

DATES: August 27, 2014 – December 10, 2014
Classes on Wednesdays
TIMES: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
PLACE: Rina Yoga in The Roads
1250 Coral Way
PRICE: $180 for entire semester (15 sessions)

$20 drop-in rate

* 6 Students Minimum Required *

Discount available when signing a second child. Payment plans available.

Super Yogis’ SUPER FUN after school class for kids ages 5 and up, it includes a fun curriculum geared towards instilling skills for: healthy coping, focusing better, communicating better, and incorporating yoga techniques for daily challenges.

This kids’ yoga class is an ideal extracurricular activity by helping kids grow beyond physical strengths.

50% OFF Super Yogis’ Packet when signing up for entire semester!

(Packet includes: Super Yogis’ bag, yoga mat, shirt, mala, and balloon)

UMIGO Day! 9/27/14

UMIGO Day!
Sunday, 09/27/2014 – 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
MiamiChildrensMuseum7Miami Children’s Museum
980 Macarthur Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost:

Saturday, September 27th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Want your child to be a math whiz? Come explore the benefits of UMIGO – You Make It Go. Watch these cool “appisodes”, and then try your hand at these exciting math-based activities.

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