December 14, 2013
We’ll have music to celebrate the season, several flavors of tea, tasty finger sandwiches along with some more hearty fare, our 2 signature scones (cranberry and toffee pecan) and delicious desserts served buffet style in our beautiful setting, decorated in holiday splendor. Prizes will be raffled throughout the event and all guests will receive a holiday surprise to take home.
December 20, 2013
The zoo’s glorious grounds come to light for nine brilliant nights during Zoo Lights, December 20 – 30 (excludes Dec. 24-25) from 7 – 10 p.m. (ticket booths close at 9:30 p.m.). Guests can enjoy thousands of bright animal-shaped lights along our walkways, listen to wonderful holiday music, sip hot chocolate, munch on delicious cookies, take a spin on the carousel, “ice skate,” and have your picture taken with Santa. General admission is only $5 per person plus tax. Included with admission is a pair of 3D glasses, which will make the Zoo Lights experience even more engaging and amusing. Food, beverages, carousel rides, “ice skating,” and photos with Santa are all available at additional costs.
December 22, 2013
Christ Journey Church is hosting Christmas Experiences! Celebrate with us and rediscover the wonder of “The Christmas Promise!” There’s something for everyone, including a special live nativity for preschoolers, so prepare to experience the story with elegance and passion as you and your loved ones join us as our guests.
Sunday, Dec 22
Country Walk 10a & 11:30a
(Spanish translation offered at both experiences)
December 22, 2013 – December 24, 2013
Christ Journey Church is hosting Christmas Eve Experiences! Celebrate with us and rediscover the wonder of “The Christmas Promise!” There’s something for everyone, including a special live nativity for preschoolers, so prepare to experience the story with elegance and passion as you and your loved ones join us as our guests.
December 26, 2013
Winter break daze is designed to immerse children into the world of wildlife and conservation. Join us for a fun-filled learning adventure that includes live animal presentations, visits to animal exhibits, Q & A sessions with zookeepers, animal enrichment activities, and much more!
January 5, 2014
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz exhibit features larger than life pop-up books that dazzle the eyes and stimulate the mind. Each section of this exhibit is an over sized three-dimensional page from the original story. This innovative, interactive, literacy-based traveling exhibit allows children to delve into art, history and science through the magic of this timeless story, as a love of reading and storytelling is instilled. The Muppets’ Wizard of Oz movie will be shown at the opening; children will be invited to come dressed as their favorite Wizard of Oz character. Lisa Ann Watson Children’s Discovery Museum opens at Noon. Exhibit runs January 5 – March 23, 2014
January 8, 2014
Our specialty is making the educational process fun! Zoology, ecology and conservation biology are explored through a variety of activities and lessons in this home school program.
January 12, 2014
On Sunday January 12th from 1 to 4 p.m. there will be a big party in the Kendall Breeze Shopping Center on 124th street and 127th Avenue. There will be free entertainment, food and fun. Help us celebrate the 25 years of volunteer services to the Miami Community. We will have gifts and a free Raffle to add to the festivities. Call 305 235 8855 for further information
January 19, 2014
Come and sing along to the fun and playful music of Susan Shane-Linder and Company. Susan is a Miami-born award winning, published singer/songwriter and children’s recording artist. She has been performing professionally and teaching music for over 30 years and is well-known throughout South Florida in preschools, elementary schools, summer camps, hospitals, retirement homes and many other organizations. She can frequently be found entertaining people of all ages throughout the tri-county area. Birthday parties for children 1-7 years of age are a town favorite. She was nominated for a 2009 Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks Award for best party entertainer in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, and in 2010 she won that award. $7 per person, $10 for both The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 1/5 and Singin’ With Susan 1/19
February 22, 2014
The JCC is excited to welcome back this hilarious comedian! Elayne Boosler has been a touring standup comedian since 1973; doing open mic nights with her cohorts Andy Kaufman, Freddie Prinze, Jay Leno, Richard Lewis, Robin Williams, Richard Pryor, and Lily Tomlin. Come see Elayne Boosler in this rare small appearance. Before the performance, at 6:30 refreshments will be served with opening of Evolution of the Kibbutz by the Israeli Quilters’ Association showing the work of 21 quilt artists. $30 JCC Member / $35 Admission / $50 Preferred
March 9, 2014
The Maccabeats are one of the world’s premier a cappella singing groups. Originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University’s student vocal group, the Maccabeats have recently emerged as both Jewish music and a cappella phenomena. They have entertained and inspired hundreds of audiences worldwide. Using nothing more than the unadulterated human voice, a clean-cut presentation, and a little Jewish humor, this unique group of singers is able to connect with fans of all backgrounds and ages.