Be a Kid Again Gala: Tropical Twenties
Benefits Miami Children’s Museum
Saturday, September 29, 2007
980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island
305-373-5437, ext. 127
Get ready ‘cause this party’s gonna to be the cat’s meow! Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) will transport you back to the heyday of the roaring twenties as they celebrate the 4th Annual “Be a Kid Again Gala: Tropical Twenties” Gala on Saturday, September 29th at 8:00 p.m. Hosted by Gala Co-Chairs Donald and Lisa Pliner, and Bob and Michelle Diener, the Museum invites you to its home on Watson Island for a night of pure uncomplicated fun to benefit arts and educational programming at MCM.
Put your glad rags on and do the jig as MCM takes you on a journey through the decadence and glamour of the twenties. MCM’s fourteen exhibit galleries will be ab-so-lute-ly crawling with dancing flappers, gangsters, sultry jazz music and art deco décor.You will also enjoy a bevy of delectable treats and drinks, music and entertainment that really puts on the Ritz, and you won’t want to miss the swanky silent auction!
About Miami Children’s Museum
Founded in 1983, the Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning and enabling children to realize their highest potential. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to play together, learn, imagine and create. The 56,500-square-foot facility includes 14 galleries, classrooms, parent/teacher resource center and 200-seat auditorium. The museum offers hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits; programs and classes, including special needs classes; Subway restaurant;Kid Smart educational gift shop and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication.
Miami Children’s Museum receives both private and public funding. MCM is sponsored in part by the City of Miami; the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners; and the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.
The Miami Children’s Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and children; MCM members and children under 12 months are free. To learn more about the museum, please visit www.miamichildrensmuseum.org.
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