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Family-friendly things to do: Monster trucks and music

MIAMI HERALD STAFF

Thursday

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THEY’RE CREEPY AND THEY’RE KOOKY THE ADDAMS FAMILY

Infectious musical comedy performed by the Broward Center’s talented 13-18 year-old summer campers brings to life the wacky and lovably spooky antics of Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley and, of course, Lurch.

Details: 7 p.m. Thursday, running through Aug. 17, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $10.

Friday

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THE PURR-FECT MUSICAL CATS

Introduce your kids to the magical world of theater with this production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats,” which is the fourth longest-running musical in Broadway history.

Details: 4 p.m. Friday at Showtime Performing Arts Theatre, 503 SE Mizner Blvd., Royal Palm Plaza, Boca Raton; www.showtimeboca.com; $10.

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LET’S PICNIC! FIRST FRIDAYS

Indian-inspired, family-friendly beach picnic will feature Bollywood music, henna tattoos, healthy bites and decked-out Bollywood dancers, plus a walking art tour of the InsideOut pop-up art exhibit presented by Perez Art Museum and loads of activities for kids including art-making and oversized floaties.

Details: 4-7 p.m. Friday on the beach at 93rd Street in Surfside; RSVP at www.facebook.com/FridayBeaching; free.

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KIDS’ HAPPY HOUR FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS

Enjoy a DJ, face-painting, games and bounce houses and see why Local 10 (WPLG) viewers ranked this event No. 8 on their “Top 10 Places to Take the Kids in South Florida” list. Bring a blanket and stick around for the 1973 classic film “Charlotte’s Web,” which tells the tale of Wilbur the pig who is saved from slaughter on the Zuckerman farm by a clever spider whose messages about him written in her web turn him into an overnight sensation. Film is from 8-10 p.m., weather permitting.

Details: 5-8 p.m. Friday at Arts Park at Young Circle, Hollywood Boulevard and US 1, Hollywood; 954-921-3500 or www.visithollywoodfl.org; free.

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MAGICAL MUSICAL PETER PAN

Join Wendy, Peter and the Darling boys in this whimsical adventure based on the play by Sir J.M. Barrie featuring Captain Hook and his band of pirates, Indian princesses, vibrant mermaids and a bit of Tinkerbell’s pixie dust.

Details: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts., 174 E. Flagler St., Miami; 305-374-2444 or www.olympiatheater.org; $25.

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DE-TOUR SABRINA CARPENTER

Disney princess best known to tweens as Maya Hart in the TV series “Girl Meets World” performs in support of her two studio albums, “Eyes Wide Open” and “EVOLution.” You’ll hear singles including “We’ll Be the Stars,” “Smoke and Fire,” “On Purpose” and the new “Thumbs.”

Details: 7 p.m. Friday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $36.50-$49.50.

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TONY-WINNER “HAIRSPRAY”

Musical based on John Waters’ classic 1988 film starring Ricki Lake follows a lovable plus-size teen in the ‘60s whose dream to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show" leads to love, superstardom, love and a fight for social justice.

Details: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, running through Aug. 13, at the Seminole Theatre, 18 N. Krome Ave., Homestead; 786-650-2073 or www.seminoletheatre.org; $15.

Saturday

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SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL “STORKS”

Through Aug. 12, families can enjoy a free Saturday morning movie. This week, it’s the 2016 3D computer-animated buddy-comedy film starring the vocal talents of Andy Samberg, Jennifer Aniston, Key & Peele, Kelsey Grammer and Ty Burrell.

Details: 10 a.m. Saturday at the Susan B. Katz Theater of Performing Arts at the River of Grass ArtsPark, 17189 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines; www.ppines.com; free.

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DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

GOLD COAST RAILROAD MUSEUM ALL ABOARD!

Train lovers unite as Free First Saturdays offer a day of fun at the museum with no entrance fee and plenty of choo-choos to explore, plus a pizza food truck.

Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd St., Miami; www.gcrm.org; free.

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THE WOLFSONIAN-FIU FREE FAMILY DAY

In this “Discovering Design” program, kids can step inside the mind of a photographer and create their own photo journals, finding inspiration from the exhibit “North and South: Berenice Abbott’s U.S. Route 1,” on display this summer.

Details: Noon-3 p.m. Saturday at The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; free for kids under 15 and accompanying adults: RSVP at www.wolfsonian.org.

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TRIPLE THREAT SERIES MONSTER JAM

There’s a twist to this year’s show: In addition to the 12-foot monster trucks with 66-inch tires that fly 35 feet into the air, drivers will also compete in Monster Jam Speedsters and ATVs. Catch all your favorite stars – including Grave Digger, El Toro Loco, Zombie, Scooby-Doo, Max-D and more – racing and performing tricks, jumps and flips.

Details: 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday (Pit Party 10:30 a.m.-noon both days), at the BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; Ticketmaster; tickets start at $20.

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POSITIVE VIBRATIONS INTERNATIONAL MUSIC & FOOD FESTIVAL

Celebrate Jamaican Independence Day with this family-friendly cultural event featuring great food, dancing, a Kids’ Zone and a performance by reggae singer Jo Mersa Marley, grandson of the legendary Bob Marley.

Details: 4-9 p.m. Saturday at the Betty T. Ferguson Amphitheatre, 3000 NW 199th St., Miami Gardens; www.eventbrite.com; $10, $45 VIP, kids 12 and under free.

Sunday

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DANIEL BOCK FOR THE MIAMI HERALD

GREYNOLDS PARK BLUEGRASS JAM

Family-friendly outdoor festival satisfies your monthly bluegrass fix with honey-kissed harmonies backed by banjo, fiddle, mandolin and upright bass. Presented by the South Florida Bluegrass Association.

Details: 1-5 p.m. Sunday at Greynolds Park, 18500 NE 22nd Ave., North Miami Beach; 305-945-3425 or www.southfloridabluegrass.org; free, $7 park admission.

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BEST TIME EVER TOUR KIDZ BOP

Kids’ pop music performers offer young music lovers their first concert experience, busting out cover versions of today’s top pop songs. Over the past 16 years, Kidz Bop has sold more than 17 million records; some sample songs on the latest album, “Kidz Bop 35,” include Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You,” Katy Perry’s “Chained to the Rhythm,” Adele’s “Water Under the Bridge” and Rihanna’s “Love on the Brain.”

Details: 5 p.m. Sunday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$36.50.

Free For All

SEASON FINALE STARLIGHT MUSICALS

This summer’s free, family-friendly concert series presented by the City of Fort Lauderdale wraps up with a high-energy performance by Brass Evolution, which plays classic rock with a fantastic horn section.

Details: 7-10 p.m. Friday at Holiday Park, E. Sunrise Boulevard and Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale; www.fortlauderdale.gov/starlight; free.

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