FRIDAY, APRIL 10
Family Movie Nights: Frozen
By now, your kids will be able to sing along with Elsa, Anna and the rest of the gang during “Let It Go,” “For the First Time In Forever,” “Love is an Open Door,” “In Summer,” “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” and more great songs from Disney’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” Bring a flashlight for Flashlight Tours at 7:30 and 7:45 p.m. The movie begins at 8.
Details: Gates open at 6:30 p.m. at Pinecrest Gardens, Banyan Bowl, 11000 SW 57th Ave., Pinecrest; www.pinecrestgardens.org; $5.
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A Purr-Fect Play: Cats
Your kids will love this rendition of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s long-running Broadway musical smash, based on the poems of T.S. Eliot, that tells the tale through song and dance of the annual gathering of the Jellicle cats.
Musical Youth: Matty B
12-year-old Internet sensation (more than a billion hits on YouTube) named as one of the “Top 21 Under 21” by Billboard magazine in 2013 performs original songs and cleaned-up remakes of pop hits including Pitbull’s “Feel This Moment,” Carly Rae’s “Call Me Maybe” and Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space.”
SATURDAY, APRIL 11
Take A Trip To Farmville: Horse And Cattle Show
The Miami International Agricultural Horse and Cattle Show features beautiful Andalusian horses, flamenco shows, cowboy shows, rifle shooting, mariachi bands, bull riding , steer roping, Brahman beef cattle, a kids zone, animal rides and much more.
Details: 9 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Ronald Reagan Equestrian Center, Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St., Miami; www.miamicattleshow.org; $3, kids 12 and under free.
Miami Children’s Museum: Sensory Saturdays
Special event for children with sensory processing disorders and their families offers yoga, art, music and more amid a comfortable environment in which lights and sound will be dimmed.
Details: 9-11 a.m. at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy., Watson Island, Miami; pre-registration is required; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 305-373-KIDS (5437), ext. 126.
Arts And Literary Event: YAA Festival Of The Arts
All-day festival features kids 5-18 showcasing and selling their artistic creations and literary works, plus performances by local musical talent. Kids can also create their own portraits and comic books.
Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Young At Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie; 954-424-0085 or www.youngatartmuseum.org; $14; $12 for Broward County residents, seniors and children over age 1; and $11 for military members and their immediate families.
Family Fun Day: Traditions Of Spain
Immerse yourself in Spanish culture with delicious food, craft activities and an interactive music corner, plus enjoy performances at 1 and 3 p.m. by flamenco dancer Clarita Filgueiras.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at HistoryMiami in the Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St.; www.historymiami.org; free.
Feast On Fun: Redland Blues & Barbecue Festival
Chow down on succulent barbecue, dance to great live blues and country music, and enjoy a Miccosukee alligator show, an interactive zone by Homestead Miami Speedway, bungee jumping, rock climbing and pony rides.
Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead; www.fruitandspicepark.org; $8, kids 11 and under free.
Carnival Of Dreams: Philanthrofest
Gigantic nonprofit and community resource fair celebrates people, philanthropy and the arts in a carnival-like atmosphere with entertainment for the entire family.
Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Museum Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; www.philanthrofest.com; free.
Feeling Artsy?: Second Saturdays At Pamm
The interactive, hands-on work “Off the Grid” allows families to play and picnic on artist Eugenio Espinoza’s signature black-and-white grid in the form of a giant blanket by the bay. Bring lunch or pick one up at Verde.
Free Family Fest: Ballet For Young People
Kids can learn what it takes to become a professional ballet dancer and how a ballet is created at this behind-the-scenes look at the world of dance with performance excerpts from Miami City Ballet’s repertoire.
A Very Hairy Fairy Tale: Rapunzel! Rapunzel!
The Kids Culture Series presents this modern update on a classic, featuring the evil enchantress Lady ZaZa banishing Princess Rapunzel to the deep, dark, dreary forest and handsome Sir Roderick and his hairdressing sidekick Edgar’s quest to rescue her.
Details: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl.; www.miramarculturalcenter.org; $15.
Zoo Miami: Dinosaurs Live - Dino-Nite!
Enjoy the zoo at this special nighttime events featuring Dino Disco, Dino Trivia, camel rides, carousel rides and many more fun events for the whole family.
Details: 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Zoo Miami, 12400 SW 152nd St., Miami; www.zoomiami.org; $11.95 per person.
SUNDAY, APRIL 12
Family Fun Fest: Quinceanera
Help celebrate 15 years of FFF at this season finale, where kids can match park animals with their baby pictures, discover some of the park’s most coordinated dancers, and check out some fabulous outfits.
Details: 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Biscayne National Park, Dante Fascell Visitor Center, 9700 SW 328th St., 9 miles east of Homestead; www.nps.gov/bisc; free.