Wet, Wacky & Wild Weekends at Jungle Island 4/18/15

Wet, Wacky & Wild Weekends at Jungle Island
Sunday, 04/18/2015 – 08/30/2015 11:00 am – 06:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $34.95 for adults and $26.95 for children

Going stir-crazy with kids on the weekends? Head to Jungle Island for a totally Wet, Wacky and Wild adventure every Saturday and Sunday through August 30th. South Florida’s favorite landmark attraction just opened its much-anticipated beach oasis and Rainforest Riptide, a floating obstacle course and water park at Parrot Cove. After a salt-water plunge, have fun with the energetic and wacky hosts of three marvelous animal shows including the popular Winged Wonders, Wild Encounters and Wild Adventures. Then explore the park and its numerous wildlife from twin orangutans, Australian red kangaroos, Aldabra turtles to big cats, reptiles, colorful parrots, and much more. Park hours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rainforest Riptide opens at 11 a.m. 305-400-7000 or follow @Jungle Island on social media!

World Hemophilia Day 2015 4/17/15

World Hemophilia Day 2015
Friday, 04/17/2015 – 06:30 pm – 09:30 pm
Hyatt Regency Miami
400 SE 2nd Ave,
Miami, Florida 33131
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On April 17th, the Miami Tower will be illuminated in red to recognize World Hemophilia Day. In addition to the lightings, there will also be a community event held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Miami. The lightings and events have been organized by biotech company Biogen in partnership with the Florida Hemophilia Association and the World Federation of Hemophilia. The World Federation of Hemophilia established World Hemophilia Day in order to increase awareness for those affected by hemophilia and other bleeding disorders.

Miami Seaquarium Summer Camp 6/8/15

Miami Seaquarium Summer Camp
Monday, 06/08/2015 – 08/21/2015 09:00 am – 04:30 am
Miami-Seaquarium-Summer-Camp-2014Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
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Summer Camp 2015 at Miami Seaquarium offers students from kindergarten to high school the opportunity to learn about animal senses and behavior, environmental issues, and the relationship between humans and marine animals. This year’s themes are “Fish 101”,” “Conservation Crusaders,” and “Walk on the Wild Side.” The camp will run from June 8-August 21, 2015 for campers’ ages 5 to 18 years. Curriculum for each grade level at Summer Camp 2015 at Miami Seaquarium will revolve on a one-week schedule with additional weeks optional. Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with early and late care available for an additional charge. For Summer Camp enrollment or additional information, please call 305-361-5705, ext. 298 or 207 or visit www.miamiseaquarium.com.

Baptist Health Teams Up With Miami Dolphins For Family Fit Fest 4/18/15

Baptist Health Teams Up With Miami Dolphins For Family Fit Fest
Saturday, 04/18/2015 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University
7500 SW 30 Street,
Davie, Florida 33314
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Cost: Free admission

Fitness, food and football: three popular pastimes come together in one day of family fun at the Family Fit Fest, presented by Baptist Health South Florida. Head for the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University – Home of the Miami Dolphins – for this free community event filled with healthy activities for people of all ages.

From 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., families can get an insider’s view of the Dolphins’ training center while enjoying a great lineup of activities

Orchestra Miami’s Free Family Concert 4/11/15

Orchestra Miami’s Free Family Concert
Sunday, 04/11/2015 – 03:15 pm – 04:15 pm
Red_Goldy-1Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33143
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Cost: Free

Orchestra Miami is pleased to present a Free Family Concert, a chamber music concert designed for children ages three to eight.

“Story Time with Orchestra Miami” will feature two magical musical compositions: Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Three Bears with music composed by Bruce Adolphe. Perfect for the attention spans of our young audience, this fun and engaging program will last approximately 45 minutes.

The performance will take place on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 3:15 PM at the Coral Gables Museum, located at 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134. This event is a part of Family Day on Aragon, so please be sure to check in with the Coral Gables Museum to view the other activities available for your family. www.CoralGablesMuseum.org

The 4th Annual PhilanthroFest 4/11/15

The 4th Annual PhilanthroFest
Saturday, 04/11/2015 – 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
PhilanthroFestMuseum Park
1075 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

PhilanthroFest, the nation’s largest community engagement festival, presents their carnival-inspired event to connect people, passion and philanthropy. PhilanthroFest will take place on Sat., Apr. 11, 2015 @ Museum Park (1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 — located between PAMM and American Airlines Arena) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the goal of connecting potential volunteers, donors and supporters to causes and non-profit organizations.

PhilanthroFest will bring together dozens of artists, over 100 causes, and thousands of attendees looking to engage and learn about what the community has to offer and ways to give back. By transforming 30 acres at Museum Park into a carnival dreamland, PhilanthroFest will offer locals the opportunity to dream, create and inspire while enjoying an interactive experience with food, music and dance performances, games, live giveaways and special surprises throughout the day. Organizations will share their mission, offerings and engagement options in the various Community Walks featuring causes focused on City & Environment, People & Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health & Wellness and Arts & Culture.

Attendees are encouraged to interact and engage with the causes and performers on-site, sign up to volunteer and donate time, talent or treasure to causes that align with their passions and values. Full-day admission to PhilanthroFest is free and open to the public. To learn more about sponsorship & volunteer options or for event inquiries, email [email protected] or visit www.PhilanthroFest.com.

Summer Chess and Game Camp 6/5/15

Summer Chess and Game Camp
Friday, 06/05/2015 – 06/26/2015 09:00 am – 01:00 pm
chessThe Stormont Kings Chess Program
8353 SW 124 St, Suite 201-A,
Miami, Florida 33156
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Cost: $149 per week, $39 per day

We will have different Chess and Game activities throughout the day! They will also learn different chess strategies and tactics, do some chess puzzles and more. Other games are available.

Free Raffles throughout the day! Children will have time to socialize with their friends and make new ones too! Please pack your own lunch on Monday – Thursday, and Friday is Pizza day, free water, juice, and snacks will be provided daily. Complimentary coffee while you drop the kids off too.