Community Events, Educational Courses & Support Groups

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.

Spirit of Halloween Discount and Fundraiser

Make being at the hospital more spooktacular for our patients by doing your Halloween shopping at Spirit Halloween! Use our coupon and save 10% on your purchase, and Spirit Of Children will donate 10% back to Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Get your coupon by clicking here.

Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 to 10:00 PM

Location: Spirit of Halloween stores throughout South Florida

Nicklaus Children's Dental Mobile Unit

The 40-foot mobile unit is Nicklaus Children’s Hospital’s latest endeavor to assist families in need as part of its vision “to be where the children are” in South Florida and beyond. In addition to screenings and exams, services can include varnish treatments, dental sealants, oral and health hygiene education as well as referrals for follow-up oral treatment, to underserved families of children who do not have dental insurance.

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: El Sol, Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center

Experienced Nurse Hiring Event

Looking for a rewarding career where make a difference in every life you encounter? Than Nicklaus Children’s Health System is where you belong.

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Research Building, First Floor

Caring for Kids With Cancer Symposium

Nicklaus Children's Hospital and the Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, are again collaborating for The Caring for Kids with Cancer Symposium.

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019 to 2:05 PM

Location: Miami Cancer Institute, First Floor Café

13th Annual Diamond Ball

Join us as we celebrate the patients and families of Nicklaus Children's Hospital at the 13th Annual Diamond Ball, Saturday, October 19 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. Purchase your seats or tables before they sell out by clicking here.

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2019 to 7:00 PM

Location: JW Marriott Marquis

Curso de Ortopedia Pre/Post Quirúrgico para el Tratamiento de Labio Fisurado y Paladar Hendido

Aprenda del equipo del Centro Craneofacial y el departamento de Cirugía Plástica de Nicklaus Children's Hospital. El propósito de este curso es presentar nuestra experiencia, técnicas y resultados en el manejo de pacientes con labio fisurado y paladar hendido.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Main Auditorium

CPR Class

Community course designed to teach first aid basics. This course in pediatric CPR teaches parents, grandparents and caregivers how to administer CPR to infants and children.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 9:47 AM to 6:00 PM

Location: Michael Fux Family Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Cancer Center's Mini Relay for Life

The Cancer & Blood Disorders Center at Nicklaus Children’s is hosting an American Cancer Society Mini Relay for Life in honor of all those touched by cancer.

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Location: Advanced Pediatric Care Pavilion (APCP) Courtyard, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Stay in Your Lane Celebrity Bowling

Join the National Basketball Retired Players Association – Miami Chapter for a charitable night of celebrity bowling during their Stay In Your Lane tournament on Sunday, November 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The event will take place at King’s Dining and Entertainment located in CityPlace Doral, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Click here to purchase your tickets.

Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Location: King's Dining and Entertainment, Suite 152

CPR Class (Spanish)

Curso de RCP (reanimación cardiopulmonar, siglas en inglés CPR) y primeros auxilios pediátricos, recomendado para padres, abuelos, y personas que estén al cuidado de menores de edad. Instructores certificados con la American Heart Association enseñarán RCP, el uso de AED y qué hacer en caso de atoramiento en bebés, niños y adultos.

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 9:48 AM to 6:00 PM

Location: Michael Fux Family Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Weekly Events and Classes

Pain Management Group

8 week program. This program is specifically designed to empower children ages 7-18 through complex sensory experiences. Each session is created to teach participants evidenced-based techniques to better manage pain and improve overall quality of life.

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor

Teen Sleep Group

8 week program. This program is designed for teens ages 13-16 experiencing difficulties related to sleep, including daytime sleepiness, trouble waking in the morning, difficulty falling asleep and waking in the middle of the night. The goal of this group is to give teens the tools and strategies they need in order to get more sleep and better quality sleep.

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor

​F.O.C.U.S. Program

8 week program. This group therapy program is designed for children ages 7 to 17 with behaviorial issues, including but not limited to ADHD. The weekly sessions teach innovative techniques to assist children with managing feelings, developing organization skills, maximizing their concentration abilities and socialization skills.

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor

Social Skills Group

8 week program. 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, Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor

Calm Kids

8 week program. Calm Kids is a weekly group therapy course designed to teach children strategies on how to take control over anxiety symptoms. Children will learn how to cope with fears and worries, identify anxiety triggers, how to relax the mind and body and maximize their self-confidence.

Location: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Division of Psychology, 2nd Floor

Brain Wellness: Kids Yoga

This program is provided by a certified yoga instructor. It offers children and teens the following benefits: managing stress through breathing, self-awareness, healthy movement and meditation. Yoga also promotes strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness.

Location: Michael Fux Family Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Making Moves

Making Moves is a fun, movement-based transformational program - not related to skill or fitness - to help people move into a state of being that enhances healing. More than a learning series of steps or memorizing a sequence, participants are encouraged to use their body as an instrument of self-expression and communication. 

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