Tuesdays. This is an opportunity for structured mom-child activity and for children to play while their mothers exchange parenting advice and share experiences. 1-4 p.m. The Gathering Place, 5810 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami. 786-953-6417 or theplacewegather.com. Annual membership, $15.
Fridays. For just $5, anyone 17 and younger is invited to check out a collection of approximately 1,200 automotive vehicles spanning the decades, including military vehicles, James Bond cars and Batmobiles. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dezer Collection Auto Museum, 2000 NE 146th St., North Miami. 305-354-7680 or dezercollection.com. Adults, $25 per building; Seniors, $15 per building.
Saturdays and Sundays. Enjoy 20-minute train rides on the Edwin Link Children's Railroad. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd St., Miami. 305-253-0063 or gcrm.org. Rides, $3; Museum admission: Adults, $8; Children 3-12, $6; Children 1 and younger, free.
FOOD TRUCKS AT ARTS PARK
Mondays. Bring blankets and chairs and choose from more than 20 food trucks. 5:30-10 p.m. Arts Park at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. and U.S. 1, Hollywood. 954-921-3500, visithollywoodfl.org/events.aspx or miamifoodtrucks.com. Free admission.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. These workshops for families with children 5 and younger feature Earth-friendly art with recycled materials on Mondays, live music, instruments, singing and movement on Wednesdays and an interactive literary adventure on Fridays. 11:30 a.m.-noon. Young At Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. 954-424-5022 or youngatartmuseum.org. Adults, $13; Children 1 and older and seniors 62 and older, $12; Members, free.
Wednesdays. There is a different theme each week at this hand-on adventure, full of craft projects, live animal interaction, fun stories and other educational activities for children 3-5. 10-11 a.m. Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital, 3000 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs. 954-752-9453, firstname.lastname@example.org or sawgrassnaturecenter.org. Members, $5; Nonmembers, $8.
Wednesdays and Saturdays. Bring the family to the alligator tank for a short talk and feeding of a baby alligator. 3:15-3:30 p.m. Daggerwing Nature, 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton. 561-629-8760 or pbcgov.com. Free.
FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS FOR KIDS
Fridays. Enjoy family fun with a DJ, face painter, games, bounce houses and more. 5-8 p.m. Arts Park at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. and U.S. 1, Hollywood. 954-921-3500 or visithollywoodfl.org/events.aspx. Free.
BE KIND TO ANIMALS
Sundays. Meet a native or exotic animal, learn about how animals live in the wild, how we can best interact with them and how our choices affect their quality of life. 11-11:20 a.m. Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital, 3000 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs. 954-752-9453, email@example.com or sawgrassnaturecenter.org. Free.
PALM BEACH COUNTY
DAILY SHARK FEEDINGS
Tuesdays-Sunday. Have a splashing good time learning fun and interesting facts about the ocean’s top predators while watching them eat their breakfast in a 15,000-gallon tank. Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.; Sun., 1:30 p.m. Sandoway House Nature Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., Delray Beach. 561-274-7263 or sandowayhouse.org. Children 2 and younger, free. General admission, $4.
Wednesdays-Saturdays. Gather around the alligator tank and learn about a baby gator while he is being fed on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Come learn about snakes while they are being fed on Thursdays and the striped skunk George on Fridays. 3:15-3:30 p.m. Daggerwing Nature Center, 11200 Park Access Road, Boca Raton. 561-629-8760. Free.
CHILDREN'S RESEARCH STATION
Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, except April 13. In this 30-minute program geared at children 5-12, a trained volunteer teaches participants about sea turtle rescue and release and common injuries and illnesses that affect these endangered animals. Guests are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes early to sign up. Wed. and Fri., 3:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Loggerhead Marinelife Center, 14200 U.S. Highway One, Juno Beach, 561-627-8280, ext. 107, firstname.lastname@example.org or marinelife.org. Free.
ROOTS AND SHOOTS CLUB
Wednesdays. In conjunction with Jane Goodall’s worldwide kids’ activist group, children will create hands-on local service projects that show care and concern for the environment, animals and the human community. Each meeting includes a project and peace-related activities. Registration is required. Children 5 to 9, 3-4 p.m.; Children 10 to 16 , 5-6 p.m. Sunflower Creative Arts, 2601 Saint Andrews Blvd., Boca Raton. 561-482-3412 or sunflowercreativearts.org. Free.
FOOD TRUCK INVASION
Thursdays. Bring family, friends and picnic blankets and choose from more than 15 food trucks. 5-9:30 p.m. Wellington Amphitheater, 12100 Forest Hill Blvd. 561-753-2484. Free admission.
ART EXPLORATION: OODLES OF ART
Saturdays. Little artists 2 to 4 will be introduced to various art mediums and create simplified forms of mosaic art, origami, clay sculptures and more. 10:30-11 a.m. Schoolhouse Children’s Museum & Learning Center. 129 E. Ocean Ave., Boynton Beach. 561-742-6780 or schoolhousemuseum.org. Adults, $5; Seniors 62 and older, $4.50; Children 1-17, $4; Members and children younger than 1, free.