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November 2018
Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tot Time Play and Learn

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Join Arts for Learning Miami (A4L) for visual and performing arts activities where little ones become a part of their favorite stories! Live readings of vivid tales are paired with hands-on activities designed to jump-start the creative process while engaging young minds in the magic of storytelling. Play instruments, explore the world through shapes and colors, roar like a lion, slither like a snake, teach a giraffe to dance, and even create your own book! Featured Books: Mary Had a Little Glam;…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: One World, Many Stories

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports as we take a literary journey around the word! Explore different cultures through story time. Put what you’ve learned to work and create a map of the Caribbean, design a Japanese kimono, paint a Mexican Sugar Skull mask and more! Featured books: I Live in Tokyo, Off We Go to Mexico, Mama Panya’s Pancakes, A Caribbean Journey from A to Y, Galapagos George, This Is Venice, Canada All Year, D is for Down Under,

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Paintbox

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Creative Fun for Kids! Read, Imagine, And Create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites all young readers to a journey of curiosity and discovery and to create unique pieces of art inspired by seven delightful children’s books. Children will explore their creativity with interactive projects specially designed to enhance their imagination while drawing, painting and sculpting. Featured Books: Discovery and What Does Peace Feel Like by Vladimir Radunsky,…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Want to get healthy and stay that way? You’ve come to the right place! Learn how to get rid of germs, especially on your teeth! You’ll want to show those pearly whites after dental hygienists and their puppets teach you the right way to brush. Learn about good nutrition so you can grow healthy and strong! Presented in partnership with Miami Dade College’s Medical Campus and sponsored by Holtz Children’s Hospital.…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Rhythm Factory

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-along, move and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your passport and go on a musical journey that will take you from Brazil to Africa and as far away as Australia! Featured books: I Love My Baby Berimbau: An Introduction to the Berimbau in Capoeira, Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria, The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe, Fun with the Jaws Harp,

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Lower Plaza of Children’s Alley Shape the worlds around you with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Learn to solder an LED light to create your own laser-etched illuminated bookmark with Moonlighter Makerspace. 01 will teach you how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. Featured Books: What do you do with an idea? by Koby Yamada and Mae Bosom, Virtual Reality by HP Nyquist, Computational Fairytales by Jeremy Kubika Presented in partnership with Maker Faire Miami.…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventure

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean’s Art of Puppetry. Design and create your own octopus puppet, learn how to bring the eight-legged creatures to life, and show off your new skills at the Puppet Stage. If the sea or stage is calling your name, learn how to play a pirate extraordinaire in Pirates Ahoy! Dress up, make a signature eye patch, and learn to talk like a pirate. Immerse yourself in a world of color and art styles by creating personalized Fish Kites.…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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The PATH to Hip Hop Enlightenment

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley Join PATH (Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hip Hop, Inc.) for a participatory experience centered around the five main creative elements of Hip Hop – Bboy/Bgirl Dance, DJ, Graffiti Art, MC/Rap, and Knowledge. At the end of the journey, test that knowledge and graduate as a “Hip Hop Scholar in Training.” Enjoy a showcase featuring live performances by local artists, including PATH emerging artists & alumni. Bboy/Bgirl or Breakdancing Stop: Join Hip Hop dancers to learn hot Hip Hop moves,…

Friday, November 16 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Rainbow Circus

In and around Children’s Alley Not your abuela’s circus! Join Rainbow Circus’ diverse and talented troupe of aerialists, jugglers, dancers, singers, and contortionists in performances inspired by The Greatest Showman. You may just want to run away with the circus after seeing these talented performers who have travelled around the world with Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers, and others.…

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Rainbow Circus

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tot Time Play and Learn

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Join Arts for Learning Miami (A4L) for visual and performing arts activities where little ones become a part of their favorite stories! Live readings of vivid tales are paired with hands-on activities designed to jump-start the creative process while engaging young minds in the magic of storytelling. Play instruments, explore the world through shapes and colors, roar like a lion, slither like a snake, teach a giraffe to dance, and even create your own book! Featured Books: Mary Had a Little Glam;…

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: One World, Many Stories

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports as we take a literary journey around the word! Explore different cultures through story time. Put what you’ve learned to work and create a map of the Caribbean, design a Japanese kimono, paint a Mexican Sugar Skull mask and more! Featured books: I Live in Tokyo, Off We Go to Mexico, Mama Panya’s Pancakes, A Caribbean Journey from A to Y, Galapagos George, This Is Venice, Canada All Year, D is for Down Under,

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Paintbox

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Creative Fun for Kids! Read, Imagine, And Create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites all young readers to a journey of curiosity and discovery and to create unique pieces of art inspired by seven delightful children’s books. Children will explore their creativity with interactive projects specially designed to enhance their imagination while drawing, painting and sculpting. Featured Books: Discovery and What Does Peace Feel Like by Vladimir Radunsky,…

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Want to get healthy and stay that way? You’ve come to the right place! Learn how to get rid of germs, especially on your teeth! You’ll want to show those pearly whites after dental hygienists and their puppets teach you the right way to brush. Learn about good nutrition so you can grow healthy and strong! Presented in partnership with Miami Dade College’s Medical Campus and sponsored by Holtz Children’s Hospital.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Rhythm Factory

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-along, move and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your passport and go on a musical journey that will take you from Brazil to Africa and as far away as Australia! Featured books: I Love My Baby Berimbau: An Introduction to the Berimbau in Capoeira, Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria, The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe, Fun with the Jaws Harp,

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Shape the worlds around you with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Learn to solder an LED light to create your own laser-etched illuminated bookmark with Moonlighter Makerspace. 01 will teach you how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. Featured Books: What do you do with an idea? by Koby Yamada and Mae Bosom, Virtual Reality by HP Nyquist, Computational Fairytales by Jeremy Kubika Presented in partnership with Maker Faire Miami.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventure

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean’s Art of Puppetry. Design and create your own octopus puppet, learn how to bring the eight-legged creatures to life, and show off your new skills at the Puppet Stage. If the sea or stage is calling your name, learn how to play a pirate extraordinaire in Pirates Ahoy! Dress up, make a signature eye patch, and learn to talk like a pirate. Immerse yourself in a world of color and art styles by creating personalized Fish Kites.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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The PATH to Hip Hop Enlightenment

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley Join PATH (Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hip Hop, Inc.) for a participatory experience centered around the five main creative elements of Hip Hop – Bboy/Bgirl Dance, DJ, Graffiti Art, MC/Rap, and Knowledge. At the end of the journey, test that knowledge and graduate as a “Hip Hop Scholar in Training.” Enjoy a showcase featuring live performances by local artists, including PATH emerging artists & alumni. Bboy/Bgirl or Breakdancing Stop: Join Hip Hop dancers to learn hot Hip Hop moves,…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Theatre Roving Performances

Look out—look up is more like it—for the ever-fabulous STILT WALKERS. They really stand out in a crowd! CIRKO TEATRO presents the hilarious local favorite El show de Enriqueta y Agapito, a puppet-theatre experience in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness toward animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to be part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Rainbow Circus

In and around Children’s Alley Not your abuela’s circus! Join Rainbow Circus’ diverse and talented troupe of aerialists, jugglers, dancers, singers, and contortionists in performances inspired by The Greatest Showman. You may just want to run away with the circus after seeing these talented performers who have travelled around the world with Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers ,and others.…

TBD More Info

Rainbow Circus

Saturday, November 17 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Against All Odds: Powerful Women Persevere

You might know of Malala Yousuafzai and Anne Frank, but have you heard of about Trisha Prabhu, who invented an anti- cyberbullying app at age 13? Now meet Ibtihaj Muhammad, a real-life rad girl who went from outsider to Olympic fencer, activist, Time “100 Most Influential People” honoree, and author of Proud: Living My American Dream.Kate Schatz introduces other incredible young women in Rad Girls Can.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 2:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Spoiled or Royaled ? The Family Secrets of Beloved Heroines

Ivy & Bean are back! Worried about becoming a spoiled only child, Ivy needs a baby sister, quick! Luckily, Ivy and Bean know just where to get one in Annie Barrows’ One Big Happy Family. Judy Moody discovers that she might have royal blood! But what to do about those other pesky family secrets? Find out in Megan McDonald’s Judy Moody and the Right Royal Tea Party.…

Saturday, November 17 @ 3:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Jacqueline Woodson & Kwame Alexander In Conversation

When America is not so beautiful, it can be hard to know what to do, but 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Jacqueline Woodson (Harbor Me) and Kwame Alexander (Swing) tackle hard topics such as racial prejudice, freedom, community, and courage in exquisite tales of hope and heartbreak.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tot Time Play and Learn

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Join Arts for Learning Miami (A4L) for visual and performing arts activities where little ones become a part of their favorite stories! Live readings of vivid tales are paired with hands-on activities designed to jump-start the creative process while engaging young minds in the magic of storytelling. Play instruments, explore the world through shapes and colors, roar like a lion, slither like a snake, teach a giraffe to dance, and even create your own book! Featured Books: Mary Had a Little Glam;…

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: One World, Many Stories

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports as we take a literary journey around the word! Explore different cultures through story time. Put what you’ve learned to work and create a map of the Caribbean, design a Japanese kimono, paint a Mexican Sugar Skull mask and more! Featured books: I Live in Tokyo, Off We Go to Mexico, Mama Panya’s Pancakes, A Caribbean Journey from A to Y, Galapagos George, This Is Venice, Canada All Year, D is for Down Under,

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Paintbox

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Creative Fun for Kids! Read, Imagine, And Create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites all young readers to a journey of curiosity and discovery and to create unique pieces of art inspired by seven delightful children’s books. Children will explore their creativity with interactive projects specially designed to enhance their imagination while drawing, painting and sculpting. Featured Books: Discovery and What Does Peace Feel Like by Vladimir Radunsky,…

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Want to get healthy and stay that way? You’ve come to the right place! Learn how to get rid of germs, especially on your teeth! You’ll want to show those pearly whites after dental hygienists and their puppets teach you the right way to brush. Learn about good nutrition so you can grow healthy and strong! Presented in partnership with Miami Dade College’s Medical Campus and sponsored by Holtz Children’s Hospital.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: The Rhythm Factory

Upper Plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-along, move and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your passport and go on a musical journey that will take you from Brazil to Africa and as far away as Australia! Featured books: I Love My Baby Berimbau: An Introduction to the Berimbau in Capoeira, Dundun: The Talking Drum of the Yoruba People of South-West Nigeria, The Soul of Mbira: Music and Traditions of the Shona People of Zimbabwe, Fun with the Jaws Harp,

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Lower Plaza of Children’s Alley Shape the worlds around you with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Learn to solder an LED light to create your own laser-etched illuminated bookmark with Moonlighter Makerspace. 01 will teach you how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. Featured Books: What do you do with an idea? by Koby Yamada and Mae Bosom, Virtual Reality by HP Nyquist, Computational Fairytales by Jeremy Kubika Presented in partnership with Maker Faire Miami.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventure

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean’s Art of Puppetry. Design and create your own octopus puppet, learn how to bring the eight-legged creatures to life, and show off your new skills at the Puppet Stage. If the sea or stage is calling your name, learn how to play a pirate extraordinaire in Pirates Ahoy! Dress up, make a signature eye patch, and learn to talk like a pirate. Immerse yourself in a world of color and art styles by creating personalized Fish Kites.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Theatre Roving Performances

Look out—look up is more like it—for the ever-fabulous STILT WALKERS. They really stand out in a crowd! CIRKO TEATRO presents the hilarious local favorite El show de Enriqueta y Agapito, a puppet-theatre experience in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness toward animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to be part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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The PATH to Hip Hop Enlightenment

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley Join PATH (Preserving, Archiving & Teaching Hip Hop, Inc.) for a participatory experience centered around the five main creative elements of Hip Hop – Bboy/Bgirl Dance, DJ, Graffiti Art, MC/Rap, and Knowledge. At the end of the journey, test that knowledge and graduate as a “Hip Hop Scholar in Training.” Enjoy a showcase featuring live performances by local artists, including PATH emerging artists & alumni. Bboy/Bgirl or Breakdancing Stop: Join Hip Hop dancers to learn hot Hip Hop moves,…

Sunday, November 18 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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Rainbow Circus

In and around Children’s Alley Not your abuela’s circus! Join Rainbow Circus’ diverse and talented troupe of aerialists, jugglers, dancers, singers, and contortionists in performances inspired by The Greatest Showman. You may just want to run away with the circus after seeing these talented performers who have travelled around the world with Cirque du Soleil, Ringling Brothers, and others.…

TBD More Info

Rainbow Circus

Sunday, November 18 @ 1:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley How adventurous are you? Brought to you by Dylan Thuras, one of the creators of Atlas Obscura, check out this kid-friendly passport to 100 weird-but-true secret places on earth—from the Yucatan, ground zero for the ancient meteor crash that caused the mass extinction of dinosaurs, to a cave in Vietnam so vast you could fly a Boeing 747 plane through it.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 2:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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You’ve Got a Friend in Me: Heartwarming Stories of Identity & Belonging

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley A boy struggles to reconnect with his roots and estranged father in Pablo Cartaya’s Marcus Vega Doesn’t Speak Spanish, a girl learns the hard way how to support the Deaf, ASL community in Alex Gino’s You Don’t Know Everything, Jilly P!, and two friends uplift each other in the midst of humiliation and heartbreak in Erin Entrada Kelly’s You Go First.…

Sunday, November 18 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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ReadCaribbean Presents Adventures for Kids

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Two friends search for a long-lost quilt patch in Marjuan Canady’s Callaloo: The Trickster and the Magic Quilt, an Arctic seal tries to get back home in Joanne C. Hillhouse’s Lost!, discoveries abound during a simple walk through the neighborhood in Paula-Anne Porter Jones’ Sandy, Tosh and the Moo Cow, and family history come alive in Francie Latour’s Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings.…

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