Jan 222012

The MSNBC host and author of Greedy Bastards:  How We Can Stop Corporate Communists, Banksters and Other Vampires from Sucking America Dry will be appear on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. He’ll discuss the book and his ideas for correcting problems he sees with the nation’s political, educational, health and banking systems. Join the debate at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables.

May 292009

childrenstrustThe Children’s Trust 2009 Family Expo, sponsored by Target, will host its third free all-day festival to provide parents with access to educational, health and social services — in a fun and festive atmosphere — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo Center, 10901 Coral Way.

The Expo will feature workshops and more than 200 exhibitors showcasing information about summer and after-school programs, injury prevention, vaccinations, programs for children with special needs, Pre-K registration, KidCare health insurance and more.

The event also will include entertainment; crafts, face painting; balloon sculpture; magicians; bounce houses; rock climbing; and TV characters, plus including storytelling and free books to take home.

For more information about The Children’s Trust Family Expo, call 211, The Children’s Trust Helpline.

If you’re still looking for affordable summer camps for kids, don’t forget the free Children’s Trust guide, which will be available at the Expo.