The Roosevelt Hotel in New York City is offering families the Ratatouille – Anyone Can Cook package through Dec. 31st inspired by the movie, according to the Dallas News.
Kids will learn to cook like the rat character in the movie.
For more information, call 1-888-833-3969.
In unrelated event news, Milestone Culinary Arts Center and Viking Cooking School at 4531 McKinney Avenue in Dallas, Texas continues classes Oct. 4th and the 11th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The event started Sept. 19th and the price is $89 per class.
The “Start the Weekend Early” dance and cooking class series featuring dance instruction and cooking demonstrations features barbecue on the 4th and Latin Sizzle and Tango on the 11th.
For details, call 214-217-2818. (Source: Guidelive.com).
In other event news, Ricky Martin will perform at the Nokia Theatre at Grand Prairie Oct. 6th. (Source: Fort Worth Weekly).
Martin was born in Puerto Rico in 1971,is the leading Latin music figure of his generation, according to rickymartinmusic.com, and has crossed over to appeal to mainstream audiences as well. He released his long-awaited unplugged album recently and the Texas stop is part of his 2007 tour. He has also received numerous international awards and is active as a philanthropist. The Ricky Martin Foundation includes work regarding internet safety for kids among other issues. Last year Martin appeared on “Oprah” to make people aware of his philanthropy with regard to child trafficking. He also is heavily involved in helping kids with education, health services, and advocacy through his philanthropic work.
For tickets to the Texas show, go to ticketmaster.com.
In other music news, Gregg Allman will perform Oct. 20th at the House of Blues, Victory Park, 2200 N. Lamar Street in Dallas, TX. (Source: Fort Worth Weekly).
For information, call 214-979-BLUE.
In unrelated kids’ news, a live butterfly exhibit is being featured at the Texas Discovery Gardens through Oct. 21st. The address is 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Dallas and the phone number is 214-428-7476. The event started Sept. 15th and features an enclosed exhibit which hasn’t been available since during the State Fair of Texas three years ago, according to guidelive.com.
Through the 21st the admission is $3 but fair admission is required. Garden admission is free. Hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
You can see live butterflies in the gardens at Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park in Dallas almost any time, according to mybutterflies.com.