Photographer and writer David FitzSimmons performs parts of his new picture book, "Curious Critters." Hear him shriek like a hawk and call like a frog; watch him hop like a frog and slither like a snake. Learn how butterflies drink, ways mammals fly and why frogs sing. Show includes puppets and take-home activities for all children. 11 a.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
The Bass Museum of Art hosts "IDEA@thebass," a monthly inventive art class for children. This month's class teaches kids how to create their own flip book and zoetropes. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 2-4 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and their family. $10 per child for others. Details: (305) 673-7530 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bassmuseum.org.