August 27th, 2014

Movies, freebies, photo ops & top holiday weekend picks

Happy HOLIDAY WEEKEND! Here’s to three days of fun in the sun!

FRIDAY
Rock out with student bands at Southland Mall, dive into a poolside screening of Planes at Grapeland Water Park, explore the ins & outs of sea turtles at Haulover Park or hit day one of the Miami Home Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  

SATURDAY
Get a jumpstart on Grandparents Day with crafting at Michael’s, chillax with free yoga in Palmetto Bay, explore pet adoption & bring home a furry friend at Pet Adoption Day at Miami Children’s Museum or treat the kids to a free screening of ET at Actors’ Playhouse in the Gables.  

SUNDAY/MONDAY
Get crafty at IDEA at the Bass Family Day, shop homegrown eats & local produce at the Pinecrest Farmers Market, take your cutest picture of the summer at a lemonade stand mini photo shoot in North Miami, treat the whole family to an al fresco screening of Finding Nemo at the Barnacle or get sweaty with a free Labor Day celebration with Baby Boot Camp Miami Beach

August 23rd, 2014

Poolside movies, American Girl fun, ET & 10 picks for the week

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! Lots of fun on tap for the week…

ACTIVITY HOP
Journey into the world of sea turtles at Haulover Beach, brush up on the dos and don’ts of infant & toddler sleep at Give Wink in North Miami, dive into a poolside screening of Planes at Grapeland Waterpark, play & save at Jungle Island’s $10 Neighbor Day special or snap your cutest picture of the summer at a lemonade stand mini photo shoot.  

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Feast on food trucks & music on Miami Beach, check out MiChiMu interactive storytime at South Shore library, celebrate the debut of American Girl’s BeForever, rock out with student bands at Southland Mall or check out a free screening of ET at Actors’ Playhouse.   

DON’T MISS OUT ON CPR DAY MIAMI!
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 have joined together to 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.

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: JAM WITH JAMIE
Jam out with a live singer/guitarist! Treat munchkins 1-6 to interactive and upbeat singing, dancing to the most popular tunes, shakers, scarves, puppets, parachute, bubbles and props galore. Jam with Jamie is a ticket to the ultimate birthday bash. Call 917-822-0186 or email jamie@jamwithjamie.com for details & reservations.

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August 17th, 2014

Stories, school fun & 10 top picks for the week

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.

ACTIVITY HOP
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.

August 10th, 2014

Olaf parties, freebie fun & 10 other picks for the week

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Just a few more weekdays till schools starts - make the most of them…

ACTIVITY HOP
Party with everyone’s favorite snowman as Olaf heads to My Gym Aventura, jump for less at Jumparoo’s Terrific Tuesdays, feast on food trucks and community fun at Arts Park or celebrate National Honeybee Day at Fairchild.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Play for free at Deering Estate, treat the kids to a free screening of Rio 2 at Paragon Grove 13, spend the afternoon at Miami Children’s Museum for free, make a robot at North Dade Regional Library, shop books for all ages at Aventura Mall or celebrate back to school with face painting, music & games at the Mall of the America’s Summer Kids Club grand finale.

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: GYM KIDZ
Welcome to our new weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Get your birthday girl - and all her friends - on the mat for a tumble-tastic party at Gym Kidz. Children will enjoy learning floow, vault, bars and blanace beam skills and playing on trampolines and in bounce houses. It’s an action-packed two or three hours. Call 305-944-4277 or email Gym Kidz
for details & reservations.

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August 3rd, 2014

Free movies, summer reading, Frozen adventures & 10 other picks for this week

Welcome to the end-of-summer countdown! School is around the corner & this week is packed with family fun…

ACTIVITY HOP
Treat the kids to a free screening of Mr. Peabody and Sherman in the Grove, make a summer reading bookmark craft at American Girl, explore the fun and adventure of Montessori at a free toddler & me event at Atarah Montessori in the Grove or prep for kindergarten with teachers & activities at Miami Children’s Museum.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Celebrate summer reading with Fizz, Boom, Read at Kendale Lakes, treat kids 8-12 to a mind & strategy gaming session at Main Library, check out this week’s Mall of the America’s kids club for some indoor family fun or celebrate back to school with Mercy Hospital, Anna, Elsa and Olaf at a Frozen Back to School community event

PARTY SPOTLIGHT: FAIRYTALE FAVORITES
Welcome to our new weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Nothing makes a party more special than a visit from your munchkin’s favorite character. Watch as your little one lights up when her favorite princess, fairy, pirate or entertainer walks in the door. It also makes for extra great photo-ops. Call 305-281-7517 or email fairytalefavorites@yahoo.com for info & reservations.

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July 26th, 2014

Art, Marvel comics, kids club & 10 other adventures to get on your calendar this week

Hope everyone had a great weekend - welcome to August! Time is racing by…

ACTIVITY HOP
Celebrate 75 years of Marvel comics in the Gables, check out an Otter John and wildlife friends show at the Miami Beach library, treat the kids to a free screening of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked at Paragon Grove 13, meet American Girl author Valerie Tripp or prep for back to school at the Falls’ Back to School Splash.

FIND FREEBIE FUN
Treat kids 6 and up to a day of free art camp at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, have a beach party at the Mall of the Americas kids club, check out a "Fantasy Stew" show at Miami Lakes library, build & learn with Home Depot or get creative at a Discovering Design family workshop at the Wolfsonian.  

SCORE A SUMMER DEAL
Beat summer boredom with a suite of deals for you & your little one - all air-conditioned, great rain or shine & wallet-friendly. We’re thinking a $13 mommy & me morning at Cool de Sac Gulfstream or Dolphin Mall, a $50 month at My Gym Kendall or My Gym Doral, a $25 week at My Gym Coral Gables or a $12 morning at Play In.
PARTY SPOTLIGHT: DEVOS ACADEMY OF MUSIC & ARTS
Welcome to our new weekly series highlighting birthday party options - venues, entertainers and characters heading your way once a week! Look for a new business every Sunday and click here to the master list anytime.

Choose your theme and activity, and let Devos Academy do the rest ! All parties include personalized face painting for all children, an Art Painting project with all materials ready to go and access to our Music Fun Room, a recreation area with instruments for kids. Parties also include games, decorations, invitations and more. Call 305-763-8114 or email Devos to get party details & secure your date.

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