IMAX 3D THEATER ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
Take a trip down the rabbit hole once again with Disney’s all-new Alice Through the Looking Glass, an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories. The film reunites the all-star cast from Tim Burton’s fantastical 2010 work Alice in Wonderland, including Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter.
Details: 1:50, 4:25, 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, running through June 9, at the Museum of Discovery and Science and AutoNation IMAX 3D Theater, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-467- 6637 or www.mods.org; $15, $12 kids 2-12.
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DISNEY EXTRAVAGANZA ARABIAN NIGHT
Fun-filled evening for the whole family features Middle School Bands performing works from Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. and the 41-member Middle School Drama department performing Aladdin, Jr. with a beautiful array of brightly jeweled costumes, many great Disney songs and a few surprises.
Details: 6 p.m. Thursday at Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark, 2400 Civic Center Pl., Miramar; www.miramarculturalcenter.org; $10, free lap tickets for kids 2 and under.
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 scary 2015 movie Goosebumps, starring Jack Black and based upon the children’s book series by R.L. Stine. 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.
GULFSTREAM PARK FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS
Weekly series of free family fun in Champions Plaza features kid-friendly games, music by DJ Koz, free caricaturist drawings and a chance to meet Goofy. Yup!
Details: 7 p.m. Friday at Gulfstream Park, 901 S. Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach; www.gulfstreampark.com; free.
BUILD, LEARN, CREATE HOME DEPOT WORKSHOPS
Kids, want to learn to be handy around the house just like Mom and Dad (and the professional workers they inevitably end up calling to finish the job)? These workshops teach children do-it- yourself skills and tool safety, plus instill an early sense of pride and accomplishment.
Details: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at all Home Depot stores; free.
MIAMI CHILDREN’S MUSEUM SUMMER GAMES EXHIBIT OPENING
Race over, join in the fun and get fit with a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, dance parties and straw javelin throwing. Create your clay medal, then enjoy original theater productions by the MCM Players.
Details: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Cswy., Watson Island, Miami; www.miamichildrensmuseum.org; $18, $14 for Florida residents, free for kids under 12 months.
INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT WILDLIFE RESCUE
This new, 6,000-square-foot traveling exhibition will help teach your children about different endangered animal species around the world and their countless compelling stories of animal rescue, the dedicated people who are taking action, and the science that supports their efforts. Kids can enjoy mechanical and computer interactives, multimedia exhibits, a video theater, large full-scale graphic panels, specimens and replicas, and scientific tools used by rescuers.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday, running through Sept. 5, at the Museum of Discovery and Science, 401 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; 954-467-6637 or www.mods.org; $14, $12 kids 2-12.
CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES SUPERHERO SAFETY EVENT
Annual community event makes learning about nutrition and safety fun, with plenty of children's activities, including pony rides, face-painting, a bounce house, free food and even a Teddy Bear Clinic, where kids can bring their favorite stuffed animal to have a check-up. Children are encouraged to come wearing their favorite superhero character outfit.
Details: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Kendall Regional Medical Center, 11750 SW 40th St., Miami; register at www.kendallmed.com or call 305-222-2200; free.
SPRING PERFORMANCE DANCE DIMENSIONS
Year-end show features talented students from the age of 3 through adult sharing their love of dance with the community in a tradition lasting more than 30 years and counting.
Details: Noon and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, and noon Sunday, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Amaturo Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $22.
MIAMI MUSIC PROJECT SEASON FINALE 2016
Each year, Miami Music Project honors outstanding musicians from four chapters: Liberty City, Little Havana, Little Haiti and Doral. On Saturday, the musicians will reunite once again to showcase their talent and partake in an award presentation.
Details: 1 p.m. (beginner levels) and 7 p.m. (intermediate and advanced) Saturday at Florida International University, Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Miami; www.miamimusicproject.org; suggested $5 donation.
NICE RIDE! DREAM CAR CLASSIC
Gearheads and other motor vehicle enthusiasts can show off their pride-and- joy rides, with classic and custom cars, trucks and hot rods on display at this family-friendly event.
Details: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at Hollywood Boulevard between 19th and 20th avenues, Downtown Hollywood; www.cobrajoeproductions.com; $20 to register a vehicle; attendance is free.
STUDENT DANCE FESTIVAL BAILA FLAMENCO
Uplifting event will feature more than 60 performers ages 4 and up with special performances by Baila Flamenco dance instructors and some of the finest local flamenco musicians.
Details: Noon Sunday at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura; 305-466-8002 or www.aventuracenter.org; $5-$45.
SUNDAY FUNDAY MIAMI MARLINS
Kids can cheer on the Fish against its NL East rival the New York Mets while enjoying Jewish Heritage Day and the canine companions of Bark in the Park. Plus, the first 5,000 fans get a Giancarlo Stanton Batting Glove, and kids 12 and under can take part in the traditional Diamond Dash and run the bases after the game.
Details: Game time is 1:10 p.m. Sunday; Marlins Park West Plaza, 501 Marlins Way, Miami; www.marlins.com/entertainment; tickets start at $16.
Free For All
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: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd St., Miami; www.gcrm.org.
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