6 things to do with the kids this weekend

Students from Le Petit Studio will perform the Nutcracker at Temple Beth Moshe in North Miami on Saturday.
Students from Le Petit Studio will perform the Nutcracker at Temple Beth Moshe in North Miami on Saturday. /

Munchkin Fun Miami’s top picks:

The Nutcracker at Le Petit Studio

Treat your family to the magic of the Nutcracker. Students from Le Petit Studio will perform the class ballet.

•  When: Saturday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m.

•  Where: Temple Beth Moshe: 2225 NE 121 St., North Miami

•  Cost: $12 per adult, $8 per child 3-8, click here to book or call 888-982-8618

Miami Children’s Hospital Bike & Child Safety Event

Brush up on bike safety at this event featuring fittings for bike helmets, informational sessions, safety instructions, giveaways and family-friendly entertainment.

•  When: Saturday Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

•  Where: Kohl’s Kendall: 11800 Mills Dr., Kendall

•  Cost: Free

Reindeer Races at Shops at Midtown

Treat the kids to Rubber Ducky Reindeer Races in the Fountain Plaza! Kids of all ages can compete in their age class to win prizes.

•  When: Saturday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

•  Where: Shops at Midtown Miami: 3401 N Miami Ave., Miami

•  Cost: Free

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Miami on the Cheap’s top picks:

Healthy living with HistoryMiami

HistoryMiami holds it monthly Family Fun Day, with a focus on healthy living. Activities will include a soccer skills class led by Rohan Marley, Bob Marley’s son, a kid-friendly cooking demonstration and dancing with Reggae Fit.

•  When: Saturday, Dec. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.

•  Where: HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler St., Miami, 33130

•  Cost: Free.

•  More information: 305-375-1492 or

Snow in Coral Gables

Saturday is Family Day on Aragon in Coral Gables, and the Coral Gables Museum is expecting snow. The museum will offer free arts and crafts and free admission. The program will include a winter wonderland in the courtyard with snow and a visit from Santa. There will be a holiday musical performance at 3 p.m. The museum’s Holiday Artisan Market will be open in the loggia all day.

•  When: Saturday, Dec. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. The artisan market will be open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

•  Where: Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, 33134

•  Cost: Free

•  More information: 305-603-8067or

Winterfest and craft fair in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes United Methodist Church has an ongoing Winterfest, with Joyful Wonderful (lights, characters and music), a post office for letters to Santa, photo opportunities, Christmas tree sales, crafts for kids and more. On Saturday, there also will be a craft fair.

•  When: Sunday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Christmas tree sales are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, and the Christmas cantata is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 14).

•  Where: Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 1400 Ludlam Road, Miami Lakes.

•  Cost: Free

•  More information: 305-821-7274 or

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