GrassRoots is great for young people! The festival is full of rich, interactive experiences for the whole family to enjoy. Our Kid’s Village is the hub for activities geared especially towards young ones!
The Kid’s Village is staffed by our wonderful festival volunteers, sign up & join us! Great ideas about programs, an attic full of art supplies you want to donate? Get in touch with our Kid Village Coordinator about ways to get involved- email@example.com!
SP – Sustainability Pavilion and ZVP – Zen Village Pavilion
|9:00 am||Storytime (SP) (9:30)||Storytime (SP) (9:30)|
|10:00 am||Kids Yoga (SP) (10:15)|
|10:30 am||Kids Yoga (SP) (10:30)|
|11:00 am||Youth Songwriter Workshop (SP)||UDoodle (SP) (11:15)|
|12:00 noon||Shinjiang Dance (ZVP)||Latin Drum
Workshop (SP) (11:45)
|1:00 pm||Parade Crafting (ZVP)|
|2:00 pm||Drumming with Children (ZVP) (2:15)|
General Happenings in Kids Village
Come to the Kids Village where you can learn to doodle with U-Doodle, sponge or seaweed paint, learn poi, hula hoop, play games, create and build things, play with bubbles and meet lots of cool people on the nearby playground, join in on an island discovery adventure, learn about various flora and fauna of the island. Watch the website and check our activity board at the festival for complete schedule as we fill it with fun activities.
Workshop by U-DOODLE
U-DOODLE is a platform for social collaboration and visual expression through Doodling. It allows people to unite based upon the universal ability to Doodle. Through this medium, you will be able to participate in creating beautiful designs in a fun and enjoyable way. U-DOODLE is here to give representation to your creative abilities in a non-elitist and interactive environment! We’re not perfectionists and we’re not requiring anybody else to be!
Sustainability Pavilion Saturday at 11:15am
Kid’s Yoga & Movement
Kids Yoga is a great chance for kids to explore their bodies in new and exciting ways. The 45 minute oceanside class with involve plenty of movement and relaxation time.
Sustainability Pavilion Saturday 11:15am and Sunday 11:45am
Join us for a time to share in one of the world’s oldest traditions – storytelling! With picture-books, props, puppets, and interactive fun. Its great for all ages!
Sustainability Pavilion Saturday & Sunday 9:30am
Tajik Dance & Drumming
Anthony and Yasmine are co- founders of Yasmanth, an all- volunteer, youth-led Non-Profit organization with the mission to preserve the world’s culture by exposing both the present and future generations to its history, dance, and music.
Zen Village Pavilion Saturday 2:15pm
Latin Drum Workshop with Abdias
A talented multi-instrumentalist, composer and music producer from the caribbean island of Puerto Rico. Sunday’s workshop is for kids!
Sustainability Pavilion Sunday 11:45am
Let’s Emerge Miami Freedom Parade Crafting Workshop
Get inspired to participate in the Freedom Parade. How do you express your freedom? Singing? Dancing? Painting? Have a message you’d like to share? We’ll be setting up a crafting area to make signs, props, & accessories for the parade!
Zen Village Pavilion Sunday 1pm
Let’s Emerge Miami Freedom Parade
One of GrassRoots’ most fun happenings is the parade!! It’s a participatory celebration that processes through the festival Saturday. This year’s theme is Freedom! Emerge Miami, a local non-profit that works to strengthen the social bonds of folks in our community, is hosting the parade. All are welcome to join. Costumes & props are encouraged, especially those spreading messages of positivity and freedom