35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season

35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights kicks off holiday season
Families wearing Christmas T-shirts and sweaters filled downtown Miami Lakes to celebrate Small Business Saturday and enjoy the 35th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights. The crowd gathered...

Who are you calling ‘Geezer’?

Who are you calling ‘Geezer’?
When Juan Campiz steps up to home plate at Miami Lakes Optimist Park, opponents have to be ready. The nimble athlete swings the bat as if he had played pro ball. And he can field and catch, too....

Tribute to Veterans

Tribute to Veterans
Hundreds of marchers stepped off on a gorgeous Sunday morning in a parade through the center of Miami Lakes to honor veterans and those who are serving in the United States military. About 115...

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music
How long does the love between a father and son last?  For Fred Senra and his late father Fernando Senra, those feelings spanned three quarters of a century. And now the bond between the...

Town classes in December

Youth ClassesArchery Juniors ($) Ages 7-10 Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. MLOP Ballet 1 Ages 5-7Mondays 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.MCCC Ballet 2 Ages 7-9Mondays 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.MCCC Ballet 3 Ages 9-11Wednesdays4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.MCCC Ballet 4 Ages 11-16Wednesdays  5:30 p.m.-6:30...

Storytelling with Mrs. C

Santa may be coming to town, but Mrs. Claus is not to be outdone. Miami Lakes parents may register children age 5 or younger for the 19th Annual Holiday Storytelling on Sat. Dec. 7. Presented by the town and its Cultural Affairs Committee, kids will receive books provided by the...

Upcoming Senior Events

The town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee are sponsoring two events this month. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Mount Sinai Health Lecture topic will be colorectal surgery. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at town hall, 6601 Main St. Lunch will be served. A...

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music

Senra shares legacy of Cuban music
How long does the love between a father and son last? For Fred Senra and his late father Fernando Senra, those feelings spanned three quarters of a century. And now the bond between the...

Storytelling with Mrs. C

Santa may be coming to town, but Mrs. Claus is not to be outdone. Miami Lakes parents may register children age 5 or younger for the 19th Annual Holiday Storytelling on Sat. Dec. 7. Presented by the town and its Cultural Affairs Committee, kids will receive books provided by the...

Upcoming Senior Events

The town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee are sponsoring two events this month. On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Mount Sinai Health Lecture topic will be colorectal surgery. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at town hall, 6601 Main St. Lunch will be served. A...

Our Neighborhoods Loch Lomond

Our Neighborhoods Loch Lomond
History Loch Lomond was developed during the 1960s and 1970s by The Graham Companies. A unique feature in Loch Lomond is that all of the 185 homes are custom built. There are a few houses...

Huge crowd expected for the Jingle Bell Jog on Dec. 21

The 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Jog is set for Dec. 21. Presented by Headquarter Toyota, there is also going to be a dash for kids. Last year, 850 runners competed. Organizer Nayib Hassan said he predicts more than double that many to run in the 5K this year. The race, to...

Lorca, Flamenco y Contemporáneo playing at the Main Street Playhouse

Lorca, Flamenco y Contemporáneo playing at the Main Street Playhouse
“Lorca: Flamenco y Contemporáneo” is a play with songs based on the life of the playwright and poet Federico Garcia Lorca..“Lorca: Flamenco y Contemporáneo” will run through Dec. 15. Performances...

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...

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...

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