Stories, school fun & Munchkin Fun's 10 top picks for this week
Free play, stories, crafts, nature exploration & more
Welcome to the 2014-15 school year!!! Hope everyone has a WONDERFUL first week. Please post pics on our FB page - we can’t wait to see your munchkins in their back to school cuteness!
CELEBRATE BACK TO SCHOOL
Make 2014-15 your best school year yet! Prep for lots of good things to come with our 2014-15 Back to School Guide. Click here for school & after-school fun, transition tips and lunchbox ideas.
JOIN CPR DAY MIAMI SAT, SEPT 6
Book a free CPR class Saturday, Sept 6! Dade County Public Schools, Jackson Health System, University of Miami, American Heart Association, Red Cross and the Miami Herald joined together offer free CPR classes from 8am-5pm. The day is inspired by the story of a woman who saved her nephew’s life by giving him CPR in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the 836. You just might be your family’s next hero - get prepared. Click here to view locations & make your free reservation.
Play for free at Deering Estate, celebrate summer reading & meet Dave Barry at the Book Shop at Aventura Mall, prep for back to school with free dental screenings and school supplies at Main Street Backpacks at Homestead YMCA or explore nature with an interactive Stayin’ Alive with Nature’s Natives at International Mall branch library.
FIND FREEBIE FUN
Ride the rails for free at Gold Coast Railroad Museum (donation suggested), celebrate National Honeybee Day at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, pick up some homegrown lunchbox treats at the Pinecrest farmers market, check out with Motion Commotion with Wacky Wild at North Dade Regional library or explore My Pet Book storytime in South Miami.
See and Do
- Turkey trots, holiday parades & airport survival: Munchkin Fun's top picks for Thanksgiving week
- Broward presents a revamped 'Phantom of the Opera'
- Marvel Universe LIVE! superheroes and villains invade South Florida this weekend
- Alliance Theatre Lab’s 'The Originals' presents solo shows
- FUNDarte’s ‘Writing in Sand’ looks at Miami’s migrant women
- Freebie fun, Thanksgiving parties & Book Fair tips: Munchkin Fun's top picks for Nov 17-21
- Mike Birbiglia, the master of long-form levity, heads to the Arsht Center on Nov. 20
- Free and cheap things to do in Miami - Nov. 14-16
- ‘This American Life’ creator Ira Glass does mash-up with modern dancers to open Book Fair
- Book Fair fun, freebies & parades: Munchkin Fun's top picks for the week