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Events

Nicklaus Children's Hospital extends its expertise through its educational offerings to the community providing classes and courses, in addition to family-centered services to parents, families and professionals. Browse our community calendar to discover which upcoming events you would like to attend.

Parenting Boot Camp

Join us for an interactive and informative class for new parents and expectant parents. Free with registration.

Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Time: 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Main Campus
Auditorium Classroom A&B
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155  

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

State-of-the-art mobile health unit offers free oral health screenings, assessments and exams, all supported by telehealth connectivity with care providers at Nicklaus Children’s main campus.

Date: Thursday, May 04, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Location:
Santa Barbara Catholic Church
6801 W. 30th Ave
Hialeah FL 33018

Great Glasses PlayDay

Join us as we celebrate children who wear glasses, contacts and eye patches at the Great Glasses Play Day. Free eyeglasses (with non-prescription lenses) will be available for children of all ages while supplies last!

Date: Sunday, May 07, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion Courtyard
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL, 33155

Lactation Support Group

Join us for a lactation support group. This group will meet monthly to help participants learn about breastfeeding and available community resources for obtaining lactation supplies.

Date: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

The First 12 Months

Join us for our C.H.A.T. Resources. This series of programs is designed for parents, professionals and the community.

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation IBD Education Symposium

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is proud to present this annual patient education symposium in Miami Florida, this year we are offering an ADULT and PEDIATRIC EDUCATION TRACK!

Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017

Time: 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Location:
Keiser University
2101 Northwest 117th Avenue 
Miami, Florida, 33172

Stutter Talk

Join us to learn more about children’s speech fluency development from a stuttering specialist. We will discuss the factors that are critical in determining whether your child’s speech disfluencies might warrant a consultation with a professional

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62 Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Summer Safety Splash

The 9th annual Summer Safety Splash highlights the importance of safe practices in and around the water. Bring the entire family for fun in the pool and aquatic facilities.

Date: Saturday, May 20, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM

Location:
West Perrine Aquatic Center
10355 SW 172 Street
Miami, FL 33157

Babies on the Move

This class is designed for families of newborns and babies up to eight months of age.

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Palmetto Bay Outpatient Center
17615 SW 97 Avenue (Franjo Road)
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

CPR Class

Community course designed to teach first aid basics, CPR and use of an AED.
Cost: $20.00 per person

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Time: 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Michael Fux Family Center
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Setting Scoliosis Straight

This year, Setting Scoliosis Straight is partnering with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, a recognized leader in pediatric healthcare, in an effort to bring together Miami’s diverse scoliosis community for this once-in-lifetime learning opportunity!

Date: Saturday, June 03, 2017

Time: 09:30 AM to 03:30 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital 
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL 33155

Torticollis and Plagiocephaly: Assessment and Treatment of Infants and Children

The course is designed to provide therapists with current research and recommendations pertaining to the implications of torticollis, sleep posture and increased use of positional devices on infant postural and motor development.

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 to Sunday, June 11, 2017

Time: 08:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, Florida 33155

Camp DMC

Camp DMC is a summer program for children with special needs run by Nicklaus Children’s Dan Marino Outpatient Center.

Date: Monday, June 12, 2017 to Friday, August 04, 2017

Location:

Somerset Academy
20801 Johnson Street
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33029

Camp Funrise

Camp Funrise is a weeklong, sleep away camp for children ages 8 through 12 with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (inflammation of the joints that is characterized by swelling, heat and pain) and their families.

Date: Sunday, June 18, 2017 to Saturday, June 24, 2017

Camp Roaring Sun

Camp Roaring Sun is a camp exclusively for children ages 6 through 12 with diabetes who are treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Date: Monday, July 10, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

Camp UOTS

Camp U.O.T.S. is an annual weeklong, overnight camp for children with cancer and blood disorders who are treated at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

Hydrocephalus Education Day

The Hydrocephalus Association (HA), in partnership with Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is proud to host a free, one-day event designed to deliver education, support and networking opportunities for individuals living with hydrocephalus and their caregivers located in the South Florida area.

Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017

Time: 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital 
Main Auditorium
3100 SW 62 Ave
Miami, FL 33155

MCHF5K Run/Walk

Join us for our 7th Annual Miami Children's Health Foundation's Run/Walk and come together for the children of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 07:30 AM

Location:
Coral Gables City Hall
405 Biltmore Way
Coral Gables, FL

Therapeutic Interventions in the NICU

This course focuses on developmental and therapeutic interventions in the NICU. It covers assessment and treatment, transition to home, post discharge follow-up and identification of emerging disabilities.

Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

Time: 07:30 AM to 03:15 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital
3100 SW 62nd Ave
Miami, Florida 33155

Pediatric Nursing Certification CPN Review Course

Susan is dedicated to preparing pediatric critical care nurses to sit for the Pediatric CPN Exam. She is an expert in pediatric critical care nursing, speaker, and author.

Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time: 07:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Main Auditorium
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

Weekly Events and Classes

​Calm Kids

Every Tuesday, join us for group therapy to learn strategies for taking control over your anxiety symptoms. Cope with fears and worries, identify anxiety triggers, learn to relax your mind and body to maximize your self-confidence.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155 

​F.O.C.U.S. Program

Every Wednesday, this group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 17 with behaviorial issues, including but not limited to ADHD.    
 

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155 

Healthy Chicas

Hispanic/Latina adolescent girls between the ages of 12-18, along with their mothers, are invited to join Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s Healthy Chicas program, a free 4-Week nutrition & fitness program.

Social Skills Group

Children and teens ages 7 to 17 are invited to join this small discussion group to learn how to make, cultivate and maintain friendships. Participants will learn basic conversational skills, and discuss the use of appropriate humor, how to electronically connect with others, and how to manage disagreements.

Location:
Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus
Division of Psychology
2nd Floor
3100 S.W. 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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