Festival of Lights set for Nov. 30

    Kick off the holiday season with two great holiday traditions: the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights in Miami Lakes, and Small Business Saturday.     Both events happen during the same weekend after Thanksgiving, on Saturday, Nov....

Fruit, film & fitness at Picnic Park West

     Picnic Park West is the place to be in Miami Lakes this fall.      The farmers market returns to the green space at 15151 NW 82nd Ave. on Saturday, Nov. 16.       Vendors selling fresh produce, natural juices, flowers,...

Main Street Playhouse: “Lorca” and the director’s point of view

“Lorca: Flamenco y Contemporáneo” will have its premiere at the Main Street Playhouse on Nov. 29.  Performers will sing and play guitar, and actors will say their lines in Spanish. “This is a play I’ve always wanted to do, since I was in...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go
It’s one of the most dreaded exercises of all: the push-up. And while difficult to do, the rewards are great. Push-ups will work muscles in your chest, core and abdomen as well as the...

Students at local schools launch Thanksgiving food drives

Students at local schools launch Thanksgiving food drives
Thanksgiving food drives are in full swing and kids at two schools are helping impoverished people during the holiday. Students at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School in Miami Lakes and...

Give Miami Day is Nov. 21

Miami Lakes town hall will be bathed in purple light on Nov. 21 to mark Give Miami Day. The 24-hour event is hosted by The Miami Foundation, which accepts donations for hundreds of non-profit organizations that serve the region. The campaign allows donors to support their...

November Programs at the Library in Miami Lakes

Miami Lakes Branch Library 6699 Windmill Gate Rd. Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014 305-822-6520 For Children and Families Crafty Little Fingers Tuesdays, Nov. 19 and 26 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need...

Have you gotten a flu shot yet?

Have you gotten a flu shot yet?
 Miami Lakes Vice Mayor Nelson Rodriguez received a flu shot at Publix on Oct. 30 and shared this photo on Facebook. “I choose to get the flu shot every year to protect myself, my...

Town classes in November

Youth Classes Archery Juniors ($) Ages 7-10  Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MLOP Ballet 1 Ages 5-7 Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 2 Ages 7-9 Mondays 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 3 Ages 9-11 Wednesdays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MCCC Ballet 4 Ages...

2019 Community salute to our military

2019 Community salute to our military
A luncheon and resources event for honorably discharged veterans and their families will be held at the United States Coast Guard Air Station Miami. On Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. -...

Our Neighborhoods: Gramercy Park

Our Neighborhoods: Gramercy Park
History     The Graham Companies developed the Gramercy Park residential community in the early 1990s. The gated neighborhood has just 72 homes.      It is bordered on...

Thanksgiving lunch for seniors

The town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee is inviting residents to its annual Thanksgiving Senior Social.   A good time with great friends is promised for the luncheon that is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m. The gathering...

Police: Follow the 9 p.m. routine

Do you follow the 9 p.m. routine?The phrase refers to apolice program that reminds property owners to remove valuables from their cars and trucks, every night, and to lock vehicles up tight.Valuables can include cash, personal electronics, weapons and paperwork that could be used by...

A dose of charm at Little Free Library

A dose of charm at Little Free Library
Dylan Bencosme opened the door to a hunter green box, reached inside and found treasure: a book entitled “Wellspring of Magic.”Written by Jan Fields, it’s about six girls who open a secret door to...

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go!

Workout: To do at home, in the gym or on the go!
Hip abductionThis movement targets the hip muscles (Gluteus Medius and front fibers of the Gluteus Maximus, or buttocks muscles).The exercise may beperformed with or without an exercise...

November Programs at the Library

Branch Library6699 Windmill Gate Rd.Miami Lakes, Fla. 33014305-822-6520For Children and FamiliesCrafty Little FingersTuesdays, Nov. 12, 19, and 2611 a.m.-11:30 a.m.Make a variety of craft projects, as supplies last. Smaller toddlers may need help.Registration not required.STEM...

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun

Miami Lakes K-8’s Honor Society members share Halloween fun
Honor Society members Branley Borrego, Isabella Garcia and Giuliana Ladeira were among Miami Lakes K-8 Center students who brought more than 100 Halloween costumes toBranches Community Center in...

BankUnited, staff support hurricane victims

BankUnited, staff support hurricane victims
After Hurricane Dorian devastated several islands in the Bahamas over Labor Day weekend, BankUnited employees donated generously to a relief fund and their company contributed to the cause as...

Taking Root: Seasonal gardening advice

Taking Root: Seasonal gardening advice
So you have a shady spot on the north side of your house, where nothing ever seems to grow.You’d like to plant something to spruce things up, but what to use?You’re in luck!Meet Rojo...

Mural dedicated for late volunteer Guido Inguanzo

Mural dedicated for late volunteer Guido Inguanzo
The legacy of volunteer Guido H. Inguanzo lives on in a mural dedicated to the culture and game he loved.Before the town’s annual domino tournament on Oct. 12, the artwork created by Grisell...

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