The 2012 Be A Kid Again Gala

Benefits Miami Children's Museum

Jeff Berkowitz

Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Miami Children’s Museum
980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island

“The Be A Kid Again 2012 Gala…with a little help from my friends” will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 and is co-hosted by: MCM chairman of the board of directors, Jeffrey Berkowitz, along with Gala Co-Chairs Lisa Schejola-Akin, Jeffrey Akin, and Melissa Netkin, with the support of former Gala Chairs Gisela and Diego Lowenstein and the committee which is now in formation.

Experience a multimedia stage production by The Fab Four representing the Beatles ever-changing career. Enjoy food and drinks and join Dave Barry and Paul Castronovo in a live auction complemented by a silent auction filled with priceless wonders. There will also be a fantastic wine auction chaired by Beverly Parker. All proceeds will benefit the Miami Children’s Museum’s educational programming. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Sarah Smith at 305-373-KIDS (5437), Ext. 142 or

About Miami Children’s Museum

Lisa Schejola-Akin & Jeffrey Akin

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 $15 for adults and children; MCM members and children under 12 months are free. To learn more about the museum, please visit

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