Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash At Miami Children’s Museum

You don’t have to be spooked to enjoy Halloween! And that’s just the way Miami Children’s Museum (MCM) will celebrate this year with the MCM “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash” on Sunday, October 23rd, 2011 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at their Watson Island location.  Chairperson Patricia Baloyra and her committee have planned a fun day for the whole family to enjoy the festivities. All this while benefiting the MCM’s scholarship programs.

Sponsors for this event include: MAT Concessionaire, Walmart, Pathman Lewis LLP, MDW Insurance, Broad and Cassel, Kluger Kaplan, Berkowitz Development Group, The Malamed Family and The Lampen Family.

All your little ghosts and goblins will have a boo-tiful time as they trick or treat their way around the Museum’s 14 galleries, brave the haunted house, test their knowledge in the mad scientist lab or create crazed crafts.  Families are bound to have a bewitching time decorating pumpkins donated by Robert Netkin and cupcakes donated by Misha’s Cupcakes!  There will also be face painting, balloon artists, scary music by Rhythm City Productions, silent auction, a costume parade and much, much more. Food is sponsored by Epicure Markets with desserts and snacks from Ghirardelli, VITA COCO, Quaker, A Piece of Cake and Coca-Cola.


Event Chair is Patricia Baloyra and her Committee Members include: Norma Jean Abraham, Teresa Albert, Isabelle Behnam, Jolie Berkowitz, Lana Bernstein, Claudia Brod, Barbara Calleja, Linda Coll, Marianne Devine, Jennifer Dornbush, Rachael Forman, Lara Gallardo, Lilia Garcia, Aaron Glickman, Brian Goldmeier, Allison Hift, Lisa Jerles, Karla Jones-Stone, Jackie Malamed, Janet Moreira Gamble, Marcella Novela, Adrienne Pardo, Valerie Rasken, Alisa Romano, Jacklyn Schiff, Mijanou Spurdle & Jennifer Taplin.

Special Packages are  available including a Benefactors Family Package for $1,000.00 that includes 12 tickets to the Halloween Bash, Benefactor MCM Membership & a personalized tile on the Museum’s Starfish Stroll; a Members Family Package for $500.00 that includes 10 tickets & MCM Family Membership; and a Family Package for $200.00 that includes 6 tickets. Individual tickets are also available for $50.00 each.

So plan on spending a “Not So Scary Family Halloween Bash” Sunday, October 23rd from 1:00-6:00 p.m. at the Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami.  For more information call 305.373.KIDS (5437), ext. 142 or visit

(Please note: The Museum will be closed for this event )

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