Super Saturday at the Park on Nov. 4 features safety events

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Super Saturday at the Park on Nov. 4 features safety events

Miami Lakes’ Super Saturday at the Park at Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue, on November 4, offers its usual Community Bike Ride with registration at 9 a.m. for the 5-mile famliy-friendly loop, the popular Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Yoga in the Park and Boot Camp from 9 to 10 a.m.

The Town’s Public Safety Committee has added four other events dedicated to community safety awareness, prevention and well-being education.

Legal Clinic - The Elderly Affairs Committee along with the Miami Lakes Bar Association will host a Legal Forum from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mary Collins Community Center. A panel of attorneys and experts in the areas of probate, estate planning, foreclosure, credit fraud, and land issues will discuss these and other legal topics.

Paper Shredding Station – Super Saturday attendees will have an opportunity to bring their confidential documents, such as canceled checks, old financial statements, credit card offers, and other documents containing personal information, for on-site shredding provided by A Shread Ahead from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The station will be located in the Mary Collins Community Center parking lot.

 Self-Defense Workshop for Women – Specialized Investigations Consultants and Masters Investigations & Security will host a self-defense workshop to instruct women to be aware of dangerous situations, but also provide them with practical self-defense techniques proven effective in real world situations. The workshop will be from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Mary Collins Community Center. Participants must be 18 years or older, and comfortable workout attire is encouraged. Space is limited and reservations are required by contacting Nathalie Garcia at garcian@miamilakes-fl.gov, or 305-364-6100.

MedSWISH Health Booth – FIU’s  Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s medical students working to improve society and health (MedSWISH), will be providing health screenings and education to Super Saturday attendees. The student-run community service organization will also offer stroke prevention and nutritional education, as well as free glucose, blood pressure and BMI screenings. The booth will be open from 9 a.m. to noon.

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