Optimists award scholarships to former and current Goleman Senior High students

Optimists award scholarships to former and current Goleman Senior High students
For the first time in the 34-year history of the Roland Gomez Scholarship Awards, two boys shared the first-place prize that a girl also received, The Optimist Club of Miami Lakes said. Students...

Nominations sought for Distinctive Women

Do you know a fabulous woman, someone smart and accomplished who makes life better for others? Would you like to see her get the recognition she deserves? The Town of Miami Lakes and its Cultural Affairs Committee are seeking candidates for the Annual Women of Distinction Awards...

Town Classes in January

Youth Classes Kidokinetics Miami Lakes Youth Center Ages: 2-5 Spring A Session: Mondays, Jan. 13 – March 30 (No class 1/20, 2/17, 3/23) Spring B Session: Mondays, April 6 – June 1 (No class 5/25) $11 per class 5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. To register:...

January Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Branch Library 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014 305-822-6520 For Children & Families Crafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Jan. 21, 28 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Toddlers may need help. Registration not...

Police director named

Police director named
The Miami-Dade Police Department has new director. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez appointed Deputy Director Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III as the top cop on Jan. 8. The town of...

Houses of Worship

The Church of the Epiphany Episcopal 15650 Miami Lakeway North Miami Lakes 305-558-3961 Misa en Espanol: 9 a.m. Sunday Eucharist: 10:30 a.m. Children’s Sunday School: 10:15 a.m. Escuela Dominical: 12:15 p.m. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 8201 NW 186...

Garden Club to host Miami Waterkeeper

The Miami Lakes Garden Club is hosting the Miami Waterkeeper at its next meeting on Jan. 27. Laura Chaibonsai is program director with the organization that monitors the conditions of area waterways. She will speak at the Mary Collins Community Center in Miami Lakes. During a...

Standing tall for education

Standing tall for education
Special projects at area schools that ranged from gardening, robotics and mental health awareness to theater and cheerleading received grants from the town of Miami Lakes’ Education Advisory...

Gators’ band visits Miami Lakes

Gators’ band visits Miami Lakes
A quiet Sunday afternoon in Miami Lakes was shaken up by booming bass drums as the University of Florida’s Marching Band strutted along Main Street for a pep rally on Dec. 29. The band --...

Cyclists take to town roads

Cyclists take to town roads
The next community bike ride around the streets of Miami Lakes is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Riders will depart from town hall, at 6601 Main St. The route has not yet been...

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