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6 things to do with the kids this weekend

 
 
On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., check out the Miami Children’s Museum’s newest traveling exhibit, Storyland — a literacy adventure through Childhood books that bring children and adults into the world of seven beloved picture books.
On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., check out the Miami Children’s Museum’s newest traveling exhibit, Storyland — a literacy adventure through Childhood books that bring children and adults into the world of seven beloved picture books.

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Munchkin Fun Miami’s top picks:

Creative Arts for Kids at MOCA

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to tour MOCA exhibitions and learn about the elements of art by painting, drawing and sculpting in the style of renowned contemporary and modern artists.

•  When: Saturday, Feb. 1 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

•  Where: MOCA: 770 NE 125 St., North Miami

•  Cost: $18, click here to buy

•  More information: 888-982-8618

Miami Children’s Museum opens Storyland exhibit

Join MCM to celebrate its newest traveling exhibit, Storyland — a literacy adventure through Childhood books that bring children and adults into the world of seven beloved picture books.

•  When: Saturday, Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

•  Where: Miami Children’s Museum: 980 MacArthur Cswy., Miami

•  Cost: $16, $12 for Florida residents

•  More information: 305-373-5437

Actors’ Playhouse Kids Fest Family Day

Follow the yellow brick road to the Miracle Theatre where Actors’ Playhouse will present an entire day of theater fun for the whole family at the 2014 Kids Fest Family Day. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of one of the most beloved films of all time, this year's Kids Fest will feature two performances of the Musical Theatre for Young Audiences production of The Wizard of Oz at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

•  When: Saturday, Feb. 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

•  Where: Actors’ Playhouse: 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables

•  Cost: $20

•  More information: 305-444-9293

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Miami on the Cheap’s top picks:

Free movie at North Shore Park: The Smurfs

Every weekend North Shore Park offers free movie screenings at the bandshell. This Friday the animated favorite The Smurfs.

•  When: Friday, Jan. 31 at 7 p.m.

•  Where: North Shore Park Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.

•  Cost: Free.

•  More information: 305-861-3616 or web.miamibeachfl.gov/parksandrecreation

Home Depot Free Kids Workshop

Home Depot offers free kids’ workshops the first Saturday of every month. The kids get to keep what they make, plus they get an orange apron, a pin and a certificate. This event is for kids ages 5 to 12.

•  When: Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon

•  Where: Your nearest Home Depot store

•  Cost: Free

•  More information: http://workshops.homedepot.com/workshops/kids-workshops

Dolphin Mall Splashers Kids Club

Every first Saturday of the month the Dolphin Mall Splasher’s Kids Club presents fun for all featuring character appearances, magicians, music and more in Ramblas Plaza, Entry 3.

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

•  Where: 11401 NW 12th St., Miami

•  Cost: Free

•  More information: 305-365-7446 or www.shopdolphinmall.com/dining_entertainment/clubs/splashers

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