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
- YoungArts kicks off Outside the Box series with a show by musician Dave Eggar
- Carbonell winners take the stage at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
- Pumpkin patches, parties and trick-or-treating: Munchkin Fun's 2014 Halloween Guide
- MIFFecito: A Shot of Cinema
- Grovetoberfest brings craft beer to Miami's masses
- Playwright Vanessa Garcia tackles identity in exile in her new play 'The Cuban Spring'
- Two generations of Latin music-makers gather in Miami for Red Bull Siempre Fresco
- Trick or treating, holiday crafts & The Lego Movie: Munchkin Fun's top picks for the week
- Casino Night event in Coral Gables benefits at-risk children
- The Beatles arrive at HistoryMiami