The Pumpkin Patch returns in October

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, September 15, 2022

A Miami Lakes tradition happens every fall, when Hope Miami Lakes United Methodist Church welcomes children of all ages to its Pumpkin Patch. Ticket sales at the farm-like setting at the corner of Miami Lakes Drive and Ludlam Road fund the church’s community outreach and mission programs. The 24th Annual Pumpkin Patch will be held Oct. 1 – 31, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 Monday – Thursday and cost $7 on...

Community Calendar through Oct. 3

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Monday, September 12, 2022

Please check the town’s Eventbrite pages for the latest information as events are subject to change. To register for activities, visit --Alexandra Herrera Sept. 14 Bingo Luncheon, Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Presented by the Elderly Affairs Committee. Register at Ages 60+, free. Sept. 14 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Miami Lakes...

Primary Day draws future voter

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid brought his 7-month-old daughter Hailey America Cid to vote with him on Primary Day, Aug. 23.      Cid posted the photo on Facebook and used it as a teaching moment: It’s never too early to take your child to the polls to instill regular voting habits.       He was disappointed at Miami-Dade County’s low turnout of 19 % of 1.9 million voters....

Pets of Miami Lakes

Community By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

     Who’s a gorgeous boy? Meet Max, a Labrador Retriever owned by Alex Farah and Darren Banks.      Max is 20 months old and despite his youth and weight of 75-pounds, he’s very gentle.      “He’s one of those dogs, everyone in the neighborhood knows him,” Alex Farah said. “He greets all the dogs at the dog park. He’s very...

Miami Lakes Library programs in September

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Wednesday, August 31, 2022

 The Miami-Dade County Library branch in Miami Lakes is offering the following online and in-person classes. Space is limited. In most cases, you must register in advance.  Free 2022 Hurricane preparation guides are available at all branches. Homework Help & Tutoring Program -- In Person  Funded in part by The Children's Trust. Sat., Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 14   10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Certified...
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