Community Calendar through Aug. 11

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

    Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates. Register for events at  July 22 - Aug. 14 Main Street Players present “Black Sheep.” A dark comedy by Lee Blessing at the Main Street Players’ theater, 6812 Main St. Shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $30, $25 for students and seniors. For tickets, visit...

Review: Main Street Players’ “Black Sheep” is baffling but never dull

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, August 4, 2022

     The plot of the current Main Street Players’ production will have you wondering what is real and what is a dream – though at times it feels like a nightmare.       The cast tackles Lee Blessing’s “Black Sheep,” under the direction of Brandon Urrutia, a play told in one act and 21 scenes.       “Black Sheep” tells the story of Carl,...

Scene Around Town: Miami Lakers’ Views

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, August 4, 2022

      Jorge Padron, 70, walks every morning around Lake Patricia in Miami Lakes.  At sunrise on June 23, 2021, he was struck by the many colors in the sky that were reflected on the water.        Padron captured this image on his Apple iPhone without using a filter.        “That’s the way it looked,” said Padron, who works at Miami Lakes...

Miami Lakes Athletic Club members, staff support autism program

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, July 20, 2022

The Miami Lakes Athletic Club presented a $500 check to the HDS Foundation in May. HDS Foundation in Miami Lakes provides mentoring services to teens and young adults who have autism-related disabilities. The fitness center sold scrunchies, pens, wristbands and hair ties at the front desk and also hosted a Zumbathon, where athletes donated $10 to participate, to raise money.  Elizabeth Falk, HDS Foundation program manager, said the...

Juneteenth observed with music, song

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, July 20, 2022

     Juneteenth, the national holiday that celebrates the end of slavery in the United States, was observed June 18 at Miami Lakes Town Hall. Saxophonist Michael E. Kennedy performed. South Florida Miss Juneteenth beauty queens, one teen and one adult, also attended. Sponsored by the Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee and Memorial Healthcare System, Committee Secretary Elsa Rues gave the invocation. Entrepreneur Jihad...
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