9th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival

SMDCAC & Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Present

9th Annual All Kids Included Family Arts Festival

With Support from The Children's Trust

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Back Yard Concert Lawn & Plaza
Complimentary Admission

The 9th Annual All Kids Included Festival provides a full day of activities and cultural experiences for children with and without disabilities.

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An interactive arts experiences for children of all abilities!

AKI Line-Up

Festival Entertainment
Check out our exciting headliner shows:
A sensory-friendly production of Peter Pan by Miami Childrens Theater
Brazilian Voices
Magic Morgan
Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band
John Paul Jebian
American Sign Language Storyteller
and the Culture Shock Miami outdoor stage featuring The Rodiles

Fun Activities
Enjoy a kaleidoscope of live performances including dancers,
musicians, children’s theater, magic shows, fun music and much more!
There’s all kinds of fun for everyone, with free giveaways including the book
The Boy Who Grew Flowers (while they last), fun food,
face painting, costumed characters and strolling entertainers.

Creative Arts for All
Express yourself with inclusive art projects from "artz- art for all” adaptive painting & print making with special guest artist/inventor Dwayne Szot and Miami-Dade County parks, recreation, open spaces and disability services.

Art Exhibition, Awards and Resources
Experience the art exhibition and awards ceremony and explore
community resources for families offering helpful information,
 in-person assistance, support and literature.
To prepare young audiences for a live theater experience,
view or download Going to the Show at:
www.miamidadearts.org/education/going-show

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MAIN BUILDING

1 - Theater Lobby
10:00am to 5:00pm

  • AKI Art Exhibition
  • Community resources offering helpful information and in-person assistance
  • Survey station: Tell us about your experience and receive your book before you leave!
  • Book giveaway station
  • Accommodation station – assistance with ADA/Access

Quiet Room – Mezzanine Level
(elevator level 2) of the Main Auditorium
Sponsored by S.T.A.R.S. Autism School
www.starsautism.org | (305) 846-9346
Provided for our guests who are in need of a quiet, sensory-friendly space.

2 - Auditorium
Stage Hostess: Marly Q. Casanova
11:00 am | Silence, student film by Christian Bilbao
11:20 am | Brazilian Voices
12:30 pm | Miami Childrens Theater’s Peter Pan
1:45 pm | Silence, student film by Christian Bilbao
2:00 pm | AKI 2015 Art Contest Awards
2:40 pm | Brazilian Voices
3:45 pm | Miami Childrens Theater’s Peter Pan

3 - Black Box Theater
10:00am to 5:00pm
“Zot Artz-Arts for All” adaptive painting & print making with special guest artist/inventor Dwayne Szot and Miami-Dade County parks, recreation, open spaces and disability services.


4- ACTIVITIES BUILDING


Lab Theater
10:30 am | Greater Miami Youth Symphony
11:45 am | Magic Morgan magic show
12:45 pm | Carrie Sue Ayvar Story Telling
1:30 pm | Carina Losano Tango Demonstration
2:30 pm | Magic Morgan magic show
3:30 pm | Carrie Sue Ayvar Story Telling

Classroom
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Fun, inclusive art activities by Arts for Learning


Dance Studio
10:15 am | Drumming for Wellness with Jeff Deen
11:15 am | ASL Storytelling - John Paul Jebian
12:00 pm | Karen Peterson & Dancers
1:15 pm | Drumming for Wellness with Jeff Deen
2:15 pm | Miss Vilma’s Dance at the Park
2:45 pm | ASL Storytelling - John Paul Jebian
3:30 pm | Miss Vilma’s Dance at the Park
3:45 pm | Jennifer Puig’s Creative Movement


 

5 - BACKYARD CONCERT LAWN


10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
●    Rock Wall
●    Lost Jungle (Inflatable Obstacle)

 

SOUTHEAST PARKING LOT

6 - Culture Shock Miami Outdoor Stage
Stage Hostess: Carey Hart
10:00 am | Welcome
10:10 am | Arthur & Polly Mays 6-12 Conservatory of the Arts
11:00 am | Music
11:45 am | The Rodiles
12:45 pm | School of Rock
1:45 pm | Music
2:30 pm | The Rodiles
3:30 pm | School of Rock
        
7 - Resource Fair
Community Resources
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Offering helpful information and in-person assistance
  • Interactive Activities for Kids
  • Giveaways

10:00 am-1:00 pm
Kohl's Cares Childhood Injury Prevention Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital (formerly known as Miami Children’s Hospital) will offer free bike helmet fittings and giveaways; while supplies last.

 

PLAZA PROMENADE

8 - Plaza Stage
Stage Host: Ivan Lopez
10:00 am | Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band
10:45 am | Fantasy Theater Factory Presents Fantasy Stew
12:30 pm | African Watoto Dance Theatre
1:30 pm | Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band
2:15 pm | Thomas Armour Youth Ballet Jazz Dance Presentation
3:15 pm | African Watoto Dance Theatre
4:15 pm | Thomas Armour Youth Ballet Tap Dance Presentation
4:35 pm | Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Tim the Juggler
  • Face Painters

 

9 - FOOD

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Backyard Lawn & Southeast Parking Lot

  • Boy Cub Scouts: Hamburger + Hotdogs
  • Flips Kettle Corn: Assorted Flavored Popcorn
  • Kona Ice: Flavored Shaved Ice
  • The Lone Wolfe: Tacos/Burritos + Gluten-Free/Vegan options

 

10 - INFORMATION TENT

Pick up your festival program here. For any questions, directions or special assistance, we're here to help!

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It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival is designed to be inclusive for children and families of all abilities. The facility is accessible; assistive listening devices, sign language interpreters, sighted guides, and large print and Braille program information will be available. To request materials in accessible format, and/or any accommodation to attend an event at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, please contact Stephanie Aponte, 786-573-5314, saponte@miamidade.gov, at least five days in advance to initiate your request, TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

The All Kids Included Family Arts Festival was developed by the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs as part of its “All Kids Included - Accessible Arts Experiences for Kids” (AKI) program.  AKI is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and in part through grant funding provided by The Children’s Trust.  The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County by making strategic investments in their future.