Where: Fairchild Gardens
When: Friday, January 21, 2011 – Sunday, January 23, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Join us for Fairchild’s 5th Annual International Chocolate Festival with Coffee and Tea!
There will be three days of chocolate treats, delicious cups of coffee and soothing cups of tea.
Don’t miss tastings, cacao tree sales, the ChocoKids area, cooking demonstrations, our ChocoWalk, lectures and much more.
Admission: Free to Fairchild members and children 5 and under. Non-members: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.
Eco-discount: If you ride your bike, walk or use public transportation, receive $5 off for adults and $2 off for children. It’s our way of thanking you for contributing to conservation.
All Kids’ Activities, unless otherwise noted, will take place in the Learning Garden.
11:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
Short Chef teaches kids about chocolate, and makes a healthy dessert fondue recipe with them!
12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Jeremy Salamon of JeremyCooks will do a healthy chocolate cooking demonstration for kids.
2:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Book Reading of Hershey: A Tale of a Curious House Rabbit by Georgiana G. Hall, an action-filled kids story about a rescued rabbit. 10% of book sales will go go the House Rabbit Society.
2:30 p.m. Sunday
Dr. Maricel Presilla presents Chocolate Secrets of the Ancient Maya, An Interactive Workshop for Kids of all Ages. Please note: This workshop will take place in the Whole Foods Market Culinary Tent.
Come see rescued rabbits and learn from rabbit expert Dana Krempels, Ph. D. of the University of Miami.
Target Free Third Friday
Where: Miami Children’s Museum
When:Friday, January 21, 2011 from 3:00pm – 9:00pm
MCM and Target invite you to celebrate every month with fun interactive activities and crafts, storytelling and much more! You can also explore hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits which are related to arts, culture, community and communication for FREE!
The Adventures of Mr.Potato Head Exhibit Opening
Where: Miami Children’s Museum
When: Saturday, January 22, 2011 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit, The Adventures of Mr. Potato
Head. There will be games, arts & crafts, and much more. We will even have a visit from Mr.
Potato Head himself.
Where: Pottery Barn Kids @ Village of Merrick Park : 350 San Lorenzo Ave , Coral Gables, FL 33146
When: Tuesday, January 25, 2011 @ 11:00am – 11:30am
Kids of all ages are welcome to join us for story time every Tuesday. Members will receive an official Book Club Passport at their first Storytime and a special gift after attending 5 Storytimes.
Protecting and Empowering Kids in the Digital World of Texting, Gaming & Social Media Seminar
Where: Miami Children’s Hospital Auditorium : 3100 SW 62 Ave, Miami, FL 33155
When: Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
The topics covered will be for parents and caregivers only.
The topics will include:
• Are social networking sites dangerous?
• How can I protect my kids from online predators?
• Parental control systems that allow parents to monitor kids’ online activities
• At what age is appropriate to get my child a cell phone?
• How long is too young to be going on-line?
• Can my child’s online activities hurt their chances of getting into a good college?
Free Seminar! To register, please call 305-662-8282
Author Event @ Barnes & Noble – West Kendall
Where: Barnes & Noble ; 12405 N Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33186
When: Thursday, January 27, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Join us to meet Lo Bosworth and get a signed copy of her book The Lo-Down. Lo Bosworth has starred on the smash MTV reality show The Hills and Laguna Beach. Don’t miss out!
Dog Bowl V
Where: TY Park : 3300 N Park Road , Hollywood, FL 33021
When: Sunday, January 30, 2011 @ 10:00am – 3:00pm
A day of fun for dogs and their people. Games, Contests, Prizes, Raffle $1,000 Grand Prize Raffle Best Dressed Dog Contest GCG Testing, Doggy Massage Therapy Visit www.boxerfriends.org or call 954-646-3786 for more information. Event is free however regular weekend park admission in effect.
Free admission to event however regular park weekend admission in effect.