Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is bringing the prehistoric world to Coral Gables. Discover life-size dinosaurs surrounded by Fairchild’s collection of cycads, ferns, conifers and flowering plants that all date back to the prehistoric world. There will also be Roar and Explore walking tours, Dino Discovery Carts, and other educational programs. On view now from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 18. Tickets are $12-$25 and free for members and children 5-years-old and under. Fairchildgarden.org/events/jurassic-garden.
The Perfect Candidate
Directed by Haifaa Al Mansour, “The Perfect Candidate” follows a young female doctor who runs for the city council. Despite the community’s struggle to accept her as their town’s first female candidate, her ambitious campaign builds momentum, becoming a symbol for a larger movement. A revealing look at the changing roles of women in Saudi Arabia. In-person screening at Coral Gables Art Cinema June 4 – 10. Tickets: $12.75, $8 for members. Gablescinema.com.
Tour of Kitchens: Outdoor Edition
Thanks to Covid, the annual Tour of Kitchens was postponed and is finally happening this month. Instead of touring inside the kitchens of Gables residents, the event will feature the city’s best pools, patios and outdoor kitchens. There will also be bites and home goods from local restaurants and stores. Saturday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets: $75. Proceeds benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation’s scholarship program. Gablesfoundation.org/news-events.