Bill Higgs retires after 35 year career as athletic club director

Bill Higgs retires after 35 year career as athletic club director
Bill Higgs stands at about six feet with impeccable posture as he walks around Shula’s Athletic Club by day as director and by night as member. He blends in with the others, those cycling ...

Back-to-School Tool Kit now online

Miami-Dade County Public Schools will open its doors to more than 350,000 students on Monday, August 21, 2017, to begin the 2017-2018 school year.This year, a new “Back-to-School Tool Kit” was developed to help parents and students have a smooth transition back to school. ...

Back to School News and Notes for Miami Lakes area schools

Back to School News and Notes for Miami Lakes area schools
Miami-Dade County's public schools resume on Monday, August 21 to begin the 2017-2018 school year. Parents and students are urged to register early to avoid processing delays. Two proofs of ...

Student Job fair set for Oct. 7

Miami Lakes Youth Activities Task Force will host the annual Winter Student Job Fair for high school and college students from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 7, at Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.Previous student job fairs have been very successful with over ...

Main St. Playhouse participates in Adrienne Arsht’s annual ArtsLaunch 2017

The Adrienne Arsht Center is hosting the free, all-day ArtsLaunch event on Saturday, September 9 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. where 120 arts organizations will convene for live performances, eateries, dance workshops, and an entire lineup of family friendly festivities. Miami ...

Seniors invited to two Marlins games

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee will be providing free transportation to Town residents, 65 years and above, to attend “Wellmax Senior Thursdays” at two more  Miami Marlins games this season.Transportation will be provided to Marlins Stadium directly from Town ...

Town’s youth, adult and senior classes scheduled to resume Aug. 28

Miami Lakes has many youth afterschool programs this year along with senior and adult programs. From afterschool care with the YMCA to recreational and instructional classes, there is something for everyone.The upcoming class offerings will include photography, Coding, Hip Hop, Guitar ...

Residents invited to join Complete Streets Design Workshop on Sept. 18

Residents who are interested in helping to improve Miami Lakes’ road infrastructure are invited to join the town’s Transportation Department for a Complete Streets Design Workshop from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, September 18, at Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 ...

Lawmakers participate in Lakes Library’s special reading circle

Lawmakers participate in Lakes Library’s special reading circle
Miami Lakes Branch Library, in partnership with The Children’s Trust Read to Learn Books for Free Program, held a special reading circle with special presenters – Mayor Manny Cid and ...

Seniors basketball competitions end 2017 Senior Games on Aug.

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee (EAC) concludes its 11th annual Senior Games Series with some slam dunk fun! Seniors are invited to join the Basketball Free Throw, Three Point Shoot, and Cornhole competitions starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 26, at Shula’s Athletic ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets programs for balance of August

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during August:For Children and Families:Library Lego Club – Join for monthly Lego builds at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 19. Movies and Stories for Kids – Enjoy watching some of ...

Marilyn Ruano confirmed as new councilmember

Marilyn Ruano confirmed as new councilmember
It’s official. Marilyn Ruano is the newest Miami Lakes Town Council member following an unanimous vote to replace vice mayor Tony Lama, who resigned after he accepted a job offer with Amazon ...

Gus Machado Ford sponsors Back-to-School Fair on Aug. 9

Gus Machado Ford sponsors Back-to-School Fair on Aug. 9
Gus Machado Ford, 1200 W. 49 Street in Hialeah, is hosting a Back-to-School fair on Wednesday, August 9 form 2 to 4 p.m. Backpacks filled with school supplies will be available on a first ...

Main Street Players present flamenco dancer Mariana Martinez on Aug. 19-20

Main Street Players present flamenco dancer Mariana Martinez on Aug. 19-20
On Saturday, August 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday August 20 at 7 p.m., Miami Lakes residents will be in for a pleasant surprise as they are treated to the skills of flamenco dancer Mariana Martinez, who ...

Symphony of the Americas concert scheduled for Aug. 12

Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee is inviting the community to attend Summerfest 2017 for an evening of classical music beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 12, at Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue.Each year, the Symphony of the America’s ...

Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boat safety courses in M. Lakes

Town of Miami Lakes has partnered again with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to offer boating safety classes for residents.The classes are taught by experienced instructors who are committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.The class is $25 per person and includes a free ...

Town’s Youth Program are showcased on Saturday, Aug. 12

Miami Lakes Recreation Program team and partner providers will host a Recreation Program Showcase at the Town’s Youth Center, “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 12.From ballet, jazz, martial arts, archery, golf and ...

Seniors invited to attend free Marlins game Aug. 31

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee will be providing free transportation to Town residents, 65 years and above, to attend “Wellmax Senior Thursdays” at two more  Miami Marlins games this season.Transportation will be provided to Marlins Stadium directly from Town ...

‘Lunch Bunch and Bingo’ for seniors during Aug.

‘Lunch Bunch and Bingo’ for seniors during Aug.
Summer senior fun continues with the Lunch Bunch and Bingo series.Seniors can socialize and make new friends from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. while having fun and enjoying nutritious lunches provided by ...

Veterans Committee eyeglasses donation drive continue through Sept.

Miami Lakes Veterans Committee is urging residents who have a pair, or pairs of no longer needed eye glasses, to donate gently used glasses to the Miami Veterans Hospital to aid American veterans.From now through September, a donation box will be located at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street. ...

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