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November 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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.…

Sunday, November 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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, 2018 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

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

November 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: One World, Many Stories

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports and join us on a literary journey as we read stories about different people who had an impact in history, music, and art. Learn about Betty Mae Jumper, James John Audubon, Harriet Tubman and many more. Featured books: I am Jazz; She Persisted; The Boy Who Drew Birds; Tito Puente, Mambo King; She Sang Promise, Amelia Earhart.  Presented in partnership with HistoryMiami.

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: The Paintbox: Home is Where the Heart Is

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Read, imagine, and create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites young readers to create unique pieces of art inspired by five delightfully poignant children’s books. Through activity prompts designed to spark their imagination, children will thoughtfully engage with award-winning stories that explore important concepts such as home, empathy, and belonging.  Featured Books: La Frontera; Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey; Dreamers, A Different Pond; …

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids & UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care

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 off 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! Step into the world of expert care at this year’s Children’s Alley and become part of UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care,…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: The Rhythm Factory

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-a-long, move, and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your imaginary 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;…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley The Tinker, Make, Innovate! programming encourages youth to shape the worlds around them with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Moonlighter Makerspace will teach kids how to expose light-sensitive paper through different designs based on the characters and themes of the book What is Light, while Learn 01 will teach them how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. MDC’s Maker Lab will generate 3D printed hypno-rings from the Captain Underpants series.…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tot Time Play and Learn

Sing, dance, learn yoga poses and paint with us and your favorite storybook characters! Arts for Learning (A4L)’s incredible Teaching Artists are ready to take little ones on wild adventures through stories set in jungles, forests, and busy city streets, sparking creative learning and bringing the art of storytelling to life. Featured Books: Abiyoyo; Giraffes Can’t Dance; Interrupting Chicken; Life Doesn’t Frighten Me; Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World; Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes;

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean! Join us for undersea adventures and other nautical fun! Little ones can play, too, with hands-on, ocean-themed activities. Activities all weekend long in Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures are sponsored by…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Stilt Walkers

Look out, or better yet, look up! The ever-fabulous stilt walkers will be making the rounds of Children’s Alley. They really stand out in a crowd! 😉…

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Stilt Walkers

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FIU Mobile STEAM Festival

The Florida International University College of Arts, Science & Education Mobile STEAM Festival will spark your curiosity in planets Earth’s greatest stories.  Join our Mobile STEAM Festival as we put the spirit of discovery in your hands with activities such as air-propelled rockets, marine-focused VR goggles, human electricity circuits and more!…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Where’s Waldo?: A Scavenger Hunt at Miami Book Fair!

Join the festival-wide search for the world’s most famous missing person. For the chance to win a deluxe Where’s Waldo? prize pack, pick up a Where’s Waldo? postcard at the Children’s Alley info booth.  Use the postcard to record details about where you spot him. Once you’ve located Waldo in all three of his hiding places, write your name, address, and email on the postcard and submit it at the Children’s Alley info booth. Good luck and good hunting!…

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encantos Media

Join Encantos Media to read and color from their various book collections: Emmy-nominated, award-winning baby brand Canticos makes learning fun with bilingual books, digital apps and sing-alongs. Learn about the many cultural wonders of the world through the Tiny Travelers Book Series and their Day of the Dead-inspired collection Skeletitos. Meet Ricky Chickie the Puppet, enjoy a reading from author Susie Jaramillo, and leave Encantos’ culturally-inspired tent with stickers,…

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Encantos Media

Friday, November 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Busk Stop

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. Enjoy a showcase of PATH’s OURstory, a series of creative, site-based art-making experiences that explore the intersection of identity and community through the lens of a city in transition. Located at the bus stop on NE 1st Avenue (the back of Children’s Alley).…

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The Busk Stop

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean! Join us for undersea adventures and other nautical fun! Little ones can play, too, with hands-on, ocean-themed activities. Activities all weekend long in Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures are sponsored by…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cirko Teatro

Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness towards animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to take part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another. Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world renown, “Mariachi Los Mora Arriaga”,…

TBD More Info

Cirko Teatro

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Conecta Miami Arts

Conecta Miami Arts brings to life beloved children’s fairytales from around the world. These bilingual, immersive street-theatre pieces celebrate friendship, courage, and imagination. They also address the questions every fan of fairytales is dying to know, such as: How did Peter Pan first get to Neverland? Why isn’t the cat part of the Chinese Zodiac?…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Where’s Waldo?: A Scavenger Hunt at Miami Book Fair!

Join the festival-wide search for the world’s most famous missing person. For the chance to win a deluxe Where’s Waldo? prize pack, pick up a Where’s Waldo? postcard at the Children’s Alley info booth.  Use the postcard to record details about where you spot him. Once you’ve located Waldo in all three of his hiding places, write your name, address, and email on the postcard and submit it at the Children’s Alley info booth. Good luck and good hunting!…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FIU Mobile STEAM Festival

The Florida International University College of Arts, Science & Education Mobile STEAM Festival will spark your curiosity in planets Earth’s greatest stories.  Join our Mobile STEAM Festival as we put the spirit of discovery in your hands with activities such as air-propelled rockets, marine-focused VR goggles, human electricity circuits and more!…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encantos Media

Join Encantos Media to read and color from their various book collections: Emmy-nominated, award-winning baby brand Canticos makes learning fun with bilingual books, digital apps and sign-alongs. Learn about the many cultural wonders of the world through the Tiny Travelers Book Series and their Day of the Dead-inspired collection Skeletitos. Meet Ricky Chickie the Puppet, enjoy a reading from author Susie Jaramillo, and leave Encantos’ culturally-inspired tent with stickers,…

TBD More Info

Encantos Media

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tot Time Play and Learn

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing, dance, learn yoga poses and paint with us and your favorite storybook characters! Arts for Learning (A4L)’s incredible Teaching Artists are ready to take little ones on wild adventures through stories set in jungles, forests, and busy city streets, sparking creative learning and bringing the art of storytelling to life. Featured Books: Abiyoyo; Giraffes Can’t Dance; Interrupting Chicken; Life Doesn’t Frighten Me; Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World; Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes;

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: One World, Many Stories

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports and join us on a literary journey as we read stories about different people who had an impact in history, music, and art. Learn about Betty Mae Jumper, James John Audubon, Harriet Tubman and many more. Featured books: I am Jazz; She Persisted; The Boy Who Drew Birds; Tito Puente, Mambo King; She Sang Promise, Amelia Earhart.  Presented in partnership with HistoryMiami.

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: The Paintbox: Home is Where the Heart Is

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Read, imagine, and create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites young readers to create unique pieces of art inspired by five delightfully poignant children’s books. Through activity prompts designed to spark their imagination, children will thoughtfully engage with award-winning stories that explore important concepts such as home, empathy, and belonging. Featured Books: La Frontera; Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey; Dreamers; A Different Pond;…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids & UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care

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 off 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! Step into the world of expert care at this year’s Children’s Alley and become part of UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care,…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: The Rhythm Factory

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-a-long, move, and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your imaginary 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;…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley The Tinker, Make, Innovate! programming encourages youth to shape the worlds around them with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Moonlighter Makerspace will teach kids how to expose light-sensitive paper through different designs based on the characters and themes of the book What is Light, while Learn 01 will teach them how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. MDC’s Maker Lab will generate 3D printed hypno-rings from the Captain Underpants series.…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 11:45 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Picture Book Author: Thyra Heder

The Rhythm Factory Tent (Upper plaza of Children’s Alley) There are so many ways to dance! You can jiggle or wiggle or stomp. You can bop or bounce or go completely nuts. You can dance at the market or the bus stop, with your fingers or your face. You can dance because you’re happy or even because you’re sad. But, what’s the best way to dance? Exactly how you want to! In How Do You Dance?, author-illustrator Thyra Heder explores dance in all of its creativity,…

Saturday, November 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Busk Stop

The Busk Stop: The bus stop has been taken over by buskers! Enjoy a street-savvy array of DJs, musicians, and dancers all afternoon long. Located at the bus stop on NE 1st Avenue (the back of Children’s Alley). 12 p.m. – Jam to the music of DJ Brian Jones, resident DJ at Wood Tavern in Wynwood and The O.G. in Delray 1 p.m. – Musicall brings the concert hall to Miami Book Fair. 2 p.m. – El Bosque Encantado, presented by Latin Grammy-nominated band Colectivo Animal.…

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The Busk Stop

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Explore the ocean with Royal Caribbean! Join us for undersea adventures and other nautical fun! Little ones can play, too, with hands-on, ocean-themed activities. Activities all weekend long in Royal Caribbean’s Ocean of Adventures are sponsored by…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Cirko Teatro

Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness towards animals. This participatory experience will engage children to meet a host of four-legged creatures, jugglers, and clowns, and to take part of an adventure that teaches them about compassion, respect, and love for one another. Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world renown, “Mariachi Los Mora Arriaga”,…

TBD More Info

Cirko Teatro

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Conecta Miami Arts

Conecta Miami Arts brings to life beloved children’s fairytales from around the world. These bilingual, immersive street-theatre pieces celebrate friendship, courage, and imagination. They also address the questions every fan of fairytales is dying to know, such as: How did Peter Pan first get to Neverland? Why isn’t the cat part of the Chinese Zodiac?…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Where’s Waldo?: A Scavenger Hunt at Miami Book Fair!

Join the festival-wide search for the world’s most famous missing person. For the chance to win a deluxe Where’s Waldo? prize pack, pick up a Where’s Waldo? postcard at the Children’s Alley info booth.  Use the postcard to record details about where you spot him. Once you’ve located Waldo in all three of his hiding places, write your name, address, and email on the postcard and submit it at the Children’s Alley info booth. Good luck and good hunting!…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FIU Mobile STEAM Festival

The Florida International University College of Arts, Science & Education Mobile STEAM Festival will spark your curiosity in planets Earth’s greatest stories.  Join our Mobile STEAM Festival as we put the spirit of discovery in your hands with activities such as air-propelled rockets, marine-focused VR goggles, human electricity circuits and more!…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Encantos Media

Join Encantos Media to read and color from their various book collections: Emmy-nominated, award-winning baby brand Canticos makes learning fun with bilingual books, digital apps and sign-alongs. Learn about the many cultural wonders of the world through the Tiny Travelers Book Series and their Day of the Dead-inspired collection Skeletitos. Meet Ricky Chickie the Puppet, enjoy a reading from author Susie Jaramillo, and leave Encantos’ culturally-inspired tent with stickers,…

TBD More Info

Encantos Media

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: One World, Many Stories

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Bring your imaginary passports and join us on a literary journey as we read stories about different people who had an impact in history, music, and art. Learn about Betty Mae Jumper, James John Audubon, Harriet Tubman and many more. Featured books: I am Jazz; She Persisted; The Boy Who Drew Birds; Tito Puente, Mambo King; She Sang Promise, Amelia Earhart.  Presented in partnership with HistoryMiami.

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: The Paintbox: Home is Where the Heart Is

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Read, imagine, and create! The Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College invites young readers to create unique pieces of art inspired by five delightfully poignant children’s books. Through activity prompts designed to spark their imagination, children will thoughtfully engage with award-winning stories that explore important concepts such as home, empathy, and belonging. Featured Books: La Frontera; Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family’s Journey; Dreamers; A Different Pond;…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Healthy Bodies, Happy Kids & UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care

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 off 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! Step into the world of expert care at this year’s Children’s Alley and become part of UHealth Jackson Teddy Bear Care,…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: The Rhythm Factory

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing-a-long, move, and groove! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your imaginary 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;…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Fun Room: Tinker, Make, Innovate!

Lower plaza of Children’s Alley The Tinker, Make, Innovate! programming encourages youth to shape the worlds around them with cutting-edge tech tools and maker-centered learning activities. Moonlighter Makerspace will teach kids how to expose light-sensitive paper through different designs based on the characters and themes of the book What is Light, while Learn 01 will teach them how to use virtual reality and 3D modeling techniques to explore digital worlds. MDC’s Maker Lab will generate 3D printed hypno-rings from the Captain Underpants series.…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

FUN ROOM: Tot Time Play & Learn

Upper plaza of Children’s Alley Sing, dance, learn yoga poses and paint with us and your favorite storybook characters! Arts for Learning (A4L)’s incredible Teaching Artists are ready to take little ones on wild adventures through stories set in jungles, forests, and busy city streets, sparking creative learning and bringing the art of storytelling to life. Featured Books: Abiyoyo; Giraffes Can’t Dance; Interrupting Chicken; Life Doesn’t Frighten Me; Oh No! Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World; Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes;

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Pop-up, Roaming Performances, and Special Activities

Founded in 2015 by the Mexican American Council (MAC) and under the direction of the world renowned, “Mariachi Los Mora Arriaga,” the Homestead-Miami Mariachi Conservatory (HMMC) is an after-school music program with a special focus on the children of Farmworkers. Recognized as Florida’s premier Mariachi music school, the HMMC has been featured on national TV and performed in the Halls of the U.S. Congress in Washington D.C. Cirko Teatro presents the local favorite “El show de Enriqueta y Agapito,” a puppet-theatre performance in Spanish that focuses on environmental awareness and kindness toward animals.…

Sunday, November 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

The Busk Stop

The Busk Stop: The bus stop has been taken over by a band of buskers! Enjoy street-savvy array of DJs, musicians, and dancers all afternoon long. Located at the bus stop on NE 1st Avenue (the back of Children’s Alley). 12 p.m. – DJ Brian Jones 1 p.m. – Musicall brings the concert hall to Miami Book Fair. 2 p.m. – El Bosque Encantado, presented by Latin Grammy-nominated band Colectivo Animal. 3 p.m. – Breakdance educators, Flipside Kings, will show you how to pop,…

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The Busk Stop

November 2021

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Piggie & Gerald – Theatrical Performance

Your favorite Mo Willems duo, Piggie and Gerald, are brought to life in this theatrical medley of stories, including favorites like Watch Me Throw A Ball, Listen to My Trumpet, We Are In A Play, and more!   Presented in partnership with …

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! All About Croco Gators

Want something to gnaw on? Young biologists will learn about reptilian adaptations and explore the place held by alligators and crocodiles in South Florida’s ecosystem with an engaging book reading. Stick around and you’ll get an up-close view into these toothsome creatures’ unique features as Frost Science shares alligator and crocodile skulls to dive deeper into some of the oldest animals on Earth! Presented in partnership with …

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Quilts & Parrots

Make a parrot-themed mini quilt using fabric, colorful stickers, and paper! Presented in partnership with…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Theater Mask & Story Creation Workshop With Catalina

Props and masks are often used on stage to help tell a story – have you ever thought about the kinds of characters you’d create? In this workshop, kids will decorate their own theatrical masks to create the face of a brand-new character. Then, Catalina will lead a short theater exercise to inspire kids to bring those characters to life! All Ages This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 11:30 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Musical Storytelling With Inez Barlatier

Miami native Inez Barlatier is a multifaceted performer of Ayisyen (Haitian) descent. She celebrates Hatian art and culture through energetic drumming and singing, sharing songs and phrases in Haitian Creole that explore themes of community and gratitude.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! All Around the World With Tiny Travelers

Sing along to our award-winning, bilingual songs featuring beloved nursery rhymes from all over the Spanish-speaking world. Two languages makes the world twice as big – and twice as fun! And because kids connect so naturally with nursery rhymes, they are the perfect tools for teaching early literacy, math concepts, and – just as important – culture. Incorporating small teachings through song and dance builds social skills and creates cross-generational bonds through the preservation of these commonly known songs. Canticos combines the power of nursery rhymes with the benefits of bilingualism to provide your child with an innovative learning experience.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Crafting Stories Through Puppet Making With Pangea

Join local artist Pangea for a puppet-making workshop that empowers kids to create characters and craft narratives for their own stories, while exploring the possibilities of using found materials! Using a mix of traditional art supplies along with “waste” materials – like bottle caps and cardboard rolls – kids will create their very own working marionnette while learning about sustainable practices and upcycling.  Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! A Clown Adventure – Theatrical Performance

Sassy and Orly, the Red Nose Spies, meet as usual to fulfill a top-secret mission. This incredible adventure has twists and turns, false doors, mysterious suitcases, and a series of clues that will lead them to a great discovery – a treasure!   Recommended for ages 3-8…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! The Chill Zone

Explore physical reactions by freezing everyday objects with liquid nitrogen! Watch as balloons, flowers, and other objects undergo a physical change when exposed to extremely cold temperatures (-321°F to be exact). Make sure to stay for our grand finale as we create a simulated cloud, thunder and all! Presented in partnership with …

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Make a 3D Paper Chain Snake

Assemble your very own slithering three-dimensional paper chain snake! Choose from three different snakes native to the rainforest: the emerald tree boa, the king cobra, and the tropical rattlesnake. Presented in partnership with…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Introduction to Origami With Kuniko Yamamoto

If you’re new to the art of origami, this hands-on workshop led by artist and storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto is the perfect introduction! In Japanese, “ori” means to fold and “gami” means paper, and those joining in will enjoy a fun and fascinating paper-folding adventure as they immerse themselves in Japanese arts and culture.  Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating. Tickets can be picked up at the Information Booth in Children’s Alley.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 1:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! All About the Drums With Inez Barlatier

Learn Caribbean drumming with Miami’s own songstress, Inez Barlatier. Children and families can join in on drum rhythms and songs as Inez teaches you where the songs and rhythms originate and how to play them!…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 2:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Simama Nami (Stand with Me) – Theatrical Performance

A salute to African storytelling, Simama Nami follows the journey of a rhino, chimp, and dung beetle seeking refuge in a cave. Something outside is upsetting the three creatures, and they must band together with their unique attributes to face their fears and solve their problems. At its heart, Simama Nami is a call to action, and we ask our audiences to stand with us and look after each other, each living creature, and the world we all live in.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Show & Tell: All About Fossils

What is a fossil? Sometimes it’s the imprint of an ancient leaf in a rock, or it could be the skeleton of an animal that has turned to stone. Learn all about fossils as we read Fossils Tell of Long Ago by Aliki, and share real fossils and fossil replicas from our education collection with you! Presented in partnership with…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Rainforest Nightscape

Build a rainforest nightscape! Using silhouettes against an iridescent backdrop to create the look of light cast by the moon, we’ll create a magical work of art. Presented in partnership with…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Accordion Book Making With Susie Jaramillo

Fold, fold, streeeeeeetch! Draw, draw, draw! Read, read, read! Accordion books are made from folded paper – open them up and you can read them page by page, or you can stretch them out like a soaring set of wings for a story that goes on and on and on. In this workshop led by Susie Jaramillo, you’ll not only make your very own accordion book and book covers, you’ll start working on your very own story, one you can turn into a picture book or graphic novel!…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 3:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Musical Storytelling With Rita Rosa

Multi-award-winning children’s artist Rita Rosa Ruesga shares Hispanic songs everyone can enjoy. Be aware: Some puppet friends may appear during this performance … if you’re lucky!…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Origami Tales With Kuniko Yamamoto

Welcome to the infinite world of origami! In Japanese, “ori” means to fold and “gami” means paper. Using origami, music, and audience participation, Kuniko Yamamoto provides a magical introduction to Japanese culture and the art of simplicity. In Origami Tales, mythological character masks and puppets, amazing flowers, and a dragon – all made from origami – set the stage, while Kuniko shares heartfelt stories from ancient Japan. …

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Tai Chi & Paper Collage With Francisca Oyhanarte & Martina Menendez

Need to relax and unwind at the end of a long and action-packed Book Fair day? Join local artist Francisca Oyhanarte – this year’s MBF poster artist! – and tai chi instructor Martina Menendez in this meditative workshop to find out how. We’ll start with a mindfulness tai chi exercise with gentle movements to inspire the senses, then follow it up by creating colorful rainforest animals using a construction paper collage technique.   Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop.…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 4:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! The Dangerfun Show

Starring the Incredible Ian, The Dangerfun Show features magic, comedy, juggling, and more!  Learn the story of a young computer technician who quit his “boring” day job to pursue a full-time career in showbiz – because “if you truly believe in magic, anything is possible!” With big dreams and small means, this highly interactive, vaudeville-style performance explores the lost art of magic and variety entertainment. Fun for all ages, the show will leave you questioning your senses!…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Ask the Archaeologist

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s really like to be an archaeologist? Do you wonder how we study things that happened thousands of years ago? We’ll start by reading the story Archaeologists Dig for Clues by Kate Duke, and then you can ask a real-life archaeologist all the questions you can come up with! Presented in partnership with…

Saturday, November 20, 2021 @ 5:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Conga Time!

Join Michael Gil and the Luyano band for a taste of their unique fusion sound as they start a conga line celebration that will close out Children’s Alley!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Musical Storytelling With Rita Rosa

Multi-award-winning children’s artist Rita Rosa Ruesga shares Hispanic songs everyone can enjoy. Be aware: Some puppet friends may appear during this performance … if you’re lucky!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Quilts & Parrots

Make a parrot-themed mini quilt using fabric, colorful stickers, and paper! Presented in partnership with…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Tie-Dye Butterfly With Angela Bolaños

Butterflies are not only beautiful, they’re incredibly important to our ecosystem. Join artist Angela Bolaños and create your very own unique and beautiful butterfly in a surrounding flower garden, while learning an easy-to-use tie-dye effect technique! Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating. Tickets can be picked up at the Information Booth in Children’s Alley. A standby line will be available at each workshop in the event a ticketed attendee does not show up. …

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 11:30 am
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Percussion Around the World With Michael Gil

Find the beat and move your feet! Learn about different musical instruments from around the world. Grab your imaginary passport – we’ll be taking off on a musical journey that will take you from Brazil to Africa, and as far away as Australia!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Origami Tales With Kuniko Yamamoto

Welcome to the infinite world of origami! In Japanese, “ori” means to fold and “gami” means paper. Using origami, music, and audience participation, Kuniko Yamamoto provides a magical introduction to Japanese culture and the art of simplicity. In Origami Tales, mythological character masks and puppets, amazing flowers, and a dragon – all made from origami – set the stage, while Kuniko shares heartfelt stories from ancient Japan.    Recommended for ages 4-12.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Theater Mask & Story Creation Workshop With Catalina

Props and masks are often used on stage to help tell a story – have you ever thought about the kinds of characters you’d create? In this workshop, kids will decorate their own theatrical masks to create the face of a brand-new character. Then, Catalina will lead a short theater exercise to inspire kids to bring those characters to life!  All Ages This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 12:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Rhythm & Drums With Yanui

Flow through the soulful sounds of drums, prose, and rhythmic footsteps!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Simama Nami (Stand with Me) – Theatrical Performance

A salute to African storytelling, Simama Nami follows the journey of a rhino, chimp, and dung beetle seeking refuge in a cave. Something outside is upsetting the three creatures, and they must band together with their unique attributes to face their fears and solve their problems. At its heart, Simama Nami is a call to action, and we ask our audiences to stand with us and look after each other, each living creature, and the world we all live in.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Make a 3D Paper Chain Snake

Assemble your very own slithering three-dimensional paper chain snake! Choose from three different snakes native to the rainforest: the emerald tree boa, the king cobra, and the tropical rattlesnake. Presented in partnership with…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Introduction to Origami With Kuniko Yamamoto

If you’re new to the art of origami, this hands-on workshop led by artist and storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto is the perfect introduction! In Japanese, “ori” means to fold and “gami” means paper, and those joining in will enjoy a fun and fascinating paper-folding adventure as they immerse themselves in Japanese arts and culture.  Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating. Tickets can be picked up at the Information Booth in Children’s Alley.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 1:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! Show & Tell: Pirate Stories

Did you know that piracy began more than 2,000 years ago, when seagoing robbers started flocking around trading routes? Join us to learn about pirates as we read How to Be a Pirate, written by Sue Fliess and illustrated by Nikki Dyson, and share with you the nautical tools of the pirate trade from our education collection.   Presented in partnership with…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 1:45 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Drumming & Storytelling From Ayiti With Lucrece

Join professional storyteller, librarian, and dancer Lucrece Louisdhon-Louinis for a luminous performance of her traditional stories from Haiti.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 2:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Crafting Stories Through Puppet Making With Pangea

Join local artist Pangea for a puppet-making workshop that empowers kids to create characters and craft narratives for their own stories, while exploring the possibilities of using found materials! Using a mix of traditional art supplies along with “waste” materials – like bottle caps and cardboard rolls – kids will create their very own working marionnette while learning about sustainable practices and upcycling.  Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 2:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! B is for BattleBots Read by Team Witch Doctor

Team Witch Doctor from the Discovery Channel Competition Show BattleBots reads B Is for BattleBots – a children’s book written by Team Witch Doctor Captain Andrea Gellatly, with illustrations by Caleb Kempson.   Presented in partnership with …

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 2:45 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Blue Circus – Theatrical Performance

Two mimes are left alone in charge of a circus, and the show must go on! To make it work they will perform various big-top numbers: the tamer and the lion, the jugglers, the magician, and the bearded woman. Two mimes in charge of wild animals – what could possibly go wrong? …

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Rainforest Nightscape

Build a rainforest nightscape! Using silhouettes against an iridescent backdrop to create the look of light cast by the moon, we’ll create a magical work of art.   Presented in partnership with…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Paper Pirate Flag With HistoryMiami Museum

Back in the days of swashbuckling, pirate flags – generally black with a skull and crossbones symbol in red and/or white – were called “Jolly Rogers,” and they were used to identify marauding ships. In this workshop, you’ll learn about all the different pirate flags that were used on the high seas, then make your very own! Presented in partnership with All Ages This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop. All featured workshops require a FREE ticket to attend due to limited seating.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! All About Croco Gators

Want something to gnaw on? Young biologists will learn about reptilian adaptations and explore the place held by alligators and crocodiles in South Florida’s ecosystem with an engaging book reading. Stick around and you’ll get an up-close view into these toothsome creatures’ unique features as Frost Science shares alligator and crocodile skulls to dive deeper into some of the oldest animals on Earth! Presented in partnership with …

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! The Dangerfun Show

Starring the Incredible Ian, The Dangerfun Show features magic, comedy, juggling, and more!  Learn the story of a young computer technician who quit his “boring” day job to pursue a full-time career in showbiz – because “if you truly believe in magic, anything is possible!” With big dreams and small means, this highly interactive, vaudeville-style performance explores the lost art of magic and variety entertainment. Fun for all ages, the show will leave you questioning your senses!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Create! Tai Chi & Paper Collage With Francisca Oyhanarte & Martina Menendez

Need to relax and unwind at the end of a long and action-packed Book Fair day? Join local artist Francisca Oyhanarte – this year’s MBF poster artist! – and tai chi instructor Martina Menendez in this meditative workshop to find out how. We’ll start with a mindfulness tai chi exercise with gentle movements to inspire the senses, then follow it up by creating colorful rainforest animals using a construction paper collage technique.   Ages 5+ This event is a CREATE! Featured Workshop.…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Learn! The Chill Zone

Explore physical reactions by freezing everyday objects with liquid nitrogen! Watch as balloons, flowers, and other objects undergo a physical change when exposed to extremely cold temperatures (-321°F to be exact). Make sure to stay for our grand finale as we create a simulated cloud, thunder and all! Presented in partnership with …

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Pete the Cat – Theatrical Performance

Pete the Cat, the coolest and calmest cat in town, is ready to teach your little ones not to worry. Eric Litwin’s groovy stories Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, I love My White Shoes, and My Four Groovy Buttons leap off the page through song and dance!…

Sunday, November 21, 2021 @ 5:15 pm
Children’s Alley
300 NE Second Ave., Miami, Fl 33132 United States

Participate! Conga Time!

Join Michael Gil and the Luyano band for a taste of their unique fusion sound as they start a conga line celebration that will close out Children’s Alley!…

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