Stories written by Woody Graber

‘Storyland’ brings children’s books to life at Miami Children’s Museum

Relive all the adventures from some of the most popular children’s books as the “Storyland” exhibit visits Miami Children’s Museum (MCM), 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami. Created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum, the exhibit, which opened Feb. 1, is a literacy adventure through childhood books that brings children and adults into the […]

‘Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash’ raises $70,000 for MCM

All the little ghosts and goblins, along with their mostly costumed parents, were treated to a boo-tiful time at Miami Children’s Museum’s “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash” on Sunday, Oct. 20, at Miami Children’s Museum (MCM), 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island. The event brought in nearly $70,000, which will support the museum’s educational […]

Family-friendly haunted house coming to MCM on Oct. 21-31

It’s a family-friendly 2,500-square-foot haunted house that can be as scary as you want it to be, but what makes this one special is it features its own seven-foot Baby T-Rex along with its collection of clowns, zombies and haunting music and sounds. All your little ghosts and goblins are guaranteed to have a boo-tiful […]

Miami Children’s Museum named among world’s 10 best by blog

Miami Children’s Museum named among world’s 10 best by blog

Viator Travel Blog, a highly respected travel site on the Internet, has named Miami Children’s Museum one of the “Ten Best Children’s Museums In The World.” This news comes following the recent annual gala where MCM raised nearly $1 million for educational programming. In naming the MCM one of the world’s 10 best Viator proclaimed […]

MCM’s Be a Kid Again Gala raises nearly $1 million

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  Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) transported more than 600 attendees to a Blues Brothers-inspired evening on Saturday, Apr. 6, at the 2013 Be A Kid Again Gala, “We’re on a Mission.” Nearly $1 million were raised in support of educational programming with the help of generous donors, sponsors, an extensive silent auction and a high-end […]

Take trip around the country with Weebles exhibit at MCM

Take trip around the country with Weebles exhibit at MCM

Children and families are invited to take a trip across the United States in Miami Children’s Museum’s new educational “WEEBLES Coast to Coast” exhibit, Jan. 26 through May 5. In the exhibit, created by Milwaukee’s Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in collaboration with Hasbro Inc., visitors will travel to each of the 50 states to explore […]

Celebrate MCM’s ninth birthday with $9 admission in September

Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) marks its ninth anniversary in its Watson Island location on Sept. 8. In honor of MCM’s ninth year, admission for Miami-Dade residents will be only $9 for the entire month of September. Children and families are invited to help MCM’s mascot, MiChiMu, celebrate his ninth birthday on Sept. 8, from noon […]

Presidents Helping Children Exhibit at MCM, Sept. 17-24

In partnership with Every Child Matters, the Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) will host a non-partisan public education campaign that spotlights the needs of children in 2012. The exhibit, scheduled Sept. 17-24, will include banners of past presidents and will highlight their child-friendly contributions. The exhibition also will include interactive learning through scheduled programming and a […]

Gala generates over $1 million for Miami Children’s Museum

The popular Village People were a hit at the Miami Children’s Museum’s annual Be a Kid Again Gala, which raised more than $1 million.

By Woody Graber…. Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) delighted more than 500 attendees on Saturday, Apr. 16, with an evening of food, fun and entertainment, that featured a concert by the exciting Village People, and a spirited auction that helped successfully raise more than $1 million for the museum’s programming. The event was chaired by Gisela […]

Nine-Mile Music Festival coming to Bayfront Park

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By Woody Graber…. Bob Marley Movement presents the 18th annual Nine-Mile Music Festival and Food Drive on Saturday, Mar. 12, at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd. in Downtown Miami. Gates open at 1 p.m. The Annual Nine-Mile Music Festival not only is an all day experience honoring the life and legend that is Bob […]

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