Miami Springs Baptist Church at 378 Westward Dr., will conduct "Amazing Wonders Aviation: Encountering God's Awesome Power for Vacation Bible School," from 6 to 9 p.m., July 23 through July 27 at the church.
The free event is open to children ages 4 - 12. The program will include Bible stories, games and snacks, and children will be taught about God's "awesome power made visible through some of His greatest natural wonders, such as the Paricutin Volcano, Victoria Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Matterhorn and the Great Barrier Reef."
Children in the community are invited to come in for fun and excitement. For more information call the church at 305-888-1538 or visit the church's web site at www.miamispringsbaptist.org.
All things are possible...
God's Place 4 Kids at Palm Springs United Methodist Church at 5700 W.12th Ave. in Hialeah, will have its annual Vacation Bible School from 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 6 through Aug. 10 at the church. The theme is "Sky!"
Children attending the VBS will be taught that "All things are possible through God" (from Mark 10:27).
Children will also be taught songs, dance, crafts, Bible stories, faith building games, and snacks.
In addition, God's Place 4 Kids will open a new classroom for preschoolers. Parents are invited to the open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 28, to check out the facilities and to meet the teachers.
The preschool has a small teacher-student ratio and is open to children ages 2 1/2 to 5. the hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The curriculum, Wee Learn, allows the children to grow through play and hands-on activities. All government programs are accepted and children will be given free breakfast, lunch and snacks through the U.S. Child's Food Program.
The God's Place 4 Kids also offers an aftercare program which helps children with homework, and provide snacks and fun activities from 2 to 6:30 p.m. to children ages 3 to 11 years. The program is open on Miami-Dade County teacher workdays from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For more information on the VBS and the preschool program call Kathy Bergerson, school director at 305-822-1395 or send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth David Congregation's Gordon Schools and the PJ Library Story Hour, invites parents to bring their children to a children's storytelling and activities event at 10:30 a.m. on July 22, at Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave.
Melissa Shub, a teacher at The Gordon Schools' Early Childhood Center, will read Noah's Bark a play on Noah's Ark, by Stephen Krensky.
The book teaches children about kindness to animals and Noah's Ark.
Children attending will also make a fun, animal-themed project.
For more information call Lonni Romirowsky, director of Marketing and Communications at Beth David, 305-854-3911, ext. 200.
The happenings at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will include the annual organ fundraiser, featuring Matthew Steynor, at 6 p.m. on July 29 at the cathedral, 464 NE 16th St. the recital will coincide with the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London and will feature music for a variety of athletic occasions. A reception will follow.
Admission is free to members and friends of the community who have donated a minimum of $200 to the organ restoration effort. For all others, tickets are now on sale from the Cathedral Gift Shoppe by calling 305-789-0074.
Also, the cathedral announces the next meeting of the Young Adults Ministry of the Diocese of Southeast Florida , to be from 7 to 10 p.m. at Metro Bistro, 7010 Biscayne Blvd. For more information email Daniel Ledo at email@example.com.