SECOND ANNUAL GREEN BABY FAIR
April 20. Come learn about the healthy and sustainable options available for expectant mothers during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting. Vendors include pediatricians and chiropractors, service options like photography and baby-sitting and green-friendly products like baby slings and handmade toys. Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 260 NE 59 Terrace, Miami. 786-953-6417 or greenbabyfair.com. Adults, $10; Children 18 and under, Free.
FLORIDA LIGHTHOUSE DAY
April 20. Honoring Florida's maritime history, this year's theme celebrates Florida's Quincentennial of Spanish heritage, music, storytelling and more. Two-for-one admission this day only. Sat., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum, 500 Captain Armour's Way. 561-747-8380 or jupiterlighthouse.org. Adults, $9; Children 6-18, $5; Children 5 and under and active US military with ID, Free.
FOOD AND GARDEN FESTIVAL
April 20. Come celebrate local foods and the gardens they grow in. Featuring the 34th Annual Spring Plant Sale, there will also be culinary and gardening demonstrations and a Kidway section where kids can learn about the germination process. Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. 305-667-1651 or fairchildgarden.org. Fairchild members: Free. Non-members: Adults, $25; Seniors 65 and older, $18; Children, $12. Active military: Adults, Free; Spouses, $20; Children, $10. Walk, bike, or public transportation to Fairchild: Adults, $20; Children, $10.25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up and $12 for children 6-17.
April 20-21. Reptile and exotic animal enthusiasts will enjoy this special convention held in many different locations throughout the country. Apr. 20, VIP members come at 9 a.m. for early entry. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale. 863-268-4273 or repticon.com.
April 26-28. This second annual festival will feature many competitions including skateboarding, volleyball, kite boarding and the Winter Surfing Classic. There will also be amusement rides, live music, turtle watching and more. Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. At and around Loggerhead Park. 14200 U.S. Highway 1, Juno Beach. 386-689-8266 or juno-beach.fl.us. General Admission, $10; Children 12 and under, $5.
April 27. This indie marketplace will feature over 55 different booths containing art from pop-surrealism to street art. Showcased art forms include paintings, sculptures, photography and more. There will be free kids art activities, door prizes, and food. The first 100 will receive free swag bags. Sat., 12-6 p.m. Armory Art Center, 1700 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach. 561-832-1776 or armoryart.org. Adults, $5; Children 12 and under, Free.
April 27. This annual festival will have carnival rides, games, and live music. Featured performers include The Feeder Band and School of Rock. There will also be a parade at 11 a.m. starting at the North Palm Beach Village Hall. It will travel north on Eastwind Dr., west on Lighthouse Dr., and end at Anchorage Park. Carnival rides cost 2-3 tickets each with tickets selling at $1 each. $25 for unlimited ride access. Sat. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Village of North Palm Beach, 501 US Highway 1. 561-841-3386 or village-npb.org. Free.
13th ANNUAL SWEET CORN FIESTA
April 28. Enjoy a day of food, fun and learning with games, contests, music and rides. Guests can compete in a corn eating contest where the winner will receive $100. At 3 p.m. the International Corn Eating Contest will feature the International Federation of Competitive Eaters as seen on ESPN. April 27 is the last day to purchase discounted tickets. Unlimited ride access wristbands cost $5. Sun., 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Yesteryear Village, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. 561-996-0343 or email@example.com. Advance: Adults, $7; Children 6-11, $4; Children 5 and under, free. On Site: Adults, $8; Children 6-11, $5; Children 5 and under, Free.
CULTURAL FRIDAYS (VIERNES CULTURALES)
April 26. On the last Friday of every month, Little Havana's cultural district hosts an arts and culture street festival and gallery stroll. You'll find local painters, sculptors and artisans, live music, street performers, giveaways, samplings, a domino competition in Domino Park, a free walking tour and other activities. 7-11 p.m. 1508 SW Eighth St., between 14th and 17th Ave., Miami. 305-643-5500 or culturalfridays.org. Free.
54th ANNUAL FOUNDER'S DAY PARADE & FESTIVITIES
April 27. Come out and enjoy music, games, and activities. At the Community Center in the morning, there will be a pancake breakfast and a family walk. The Founder's Day parade will start at 10 a.m., traveling from the Community Center to Cooper City High School. The afternoon events will be held at Brian Piccolo County Park featuring the Optimist All-Star Baseball and Softball games, a concert, and fireworks. Sat., 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sat. morning: Community Center, 9000 SW 50th Place, Cooper City. 954-434-4300 or coopercityfl.org. Sat. afternoon: Brian Piccolo County Park, 9501 Sheridan St., Cooper City. 954-357-5150 or coopercityfl.org. Gate entrance fee at Brian Piccolo County Park, $1.50 per person 6 and older.
CHILDREN'S THEATRE FESTIVAL KIDS FEST FAMILY WEEKEND
April 27-28. This 17th annual event features a weekend of fun theater shows including the winning musical of the National Children's Theatre Festival Competition. Sat. and Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. 305-444-9293 or actorsplayhouse.org. Free.
CITY WIDE MARKET
April 27-28. An indoor and outdoor garage sale, flea market and vintage fair with more than 200 booths. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. War Memorial Auditorium, 800 NE Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. 954-785-7475, firstname.lastname@example.org or citywidemarket.com. Free.
SECOND ANNUAL GREEN BABY FAIR