The Miami Lakes Garden Club (MLGC) announced its upcoming Gardening Program Series presentation "A look at GMOs," a free lecture presentation at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, January 27, at Miami Lakes Community Center West, 15151 Montrose Road. The topic of this presentation will be centered on the history of GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) and the recent studies of the impact it has on a person’s  health. The presentation...

Open table tennis at Alonso Center

Community Tuesday, January 21, 2014

  Miami Lakes offers free open table tennis play at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue, every Tuesday and Thursday from noon to 3:30 p.m. All levels and ages are welcome to participate and the town provides paddles and balls, although participants may bring their own paddles. For more information about the program, contact Leisure Services manager Katya Lysak at 305-698-9308 or by email at
Looking to get fit in the New Year! Then look to Miami Lakes Congregational Church to “Enhance Fitness.” This is a group exercise class led by a certified instructor that improves balance, flexibility, bone density, endurance, coordination, mental sharpness and reduces the risk of falling. The group is for persons aged 55 years and older. Class times are Monday and Thursday from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m., and Friday from 10:45 to 11:45...
Monsignor Edward Pace High School will host Career Day on February 6 on campus as an all-day event.  In an effort to offer its students real-world advice and insight into potential careers, staff members are reaching out to professionals, alumni and entrepreneurs from various occupations to meet with students and have an in-depth discussion about the reality of their professional lives. “We want to provide students with motivation...

Grandparents welcome birth of Melanie Rose Collado

Community Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Long time Miami Lakes residents Hugo and Hilde Muniz announced the birth of their second granddaughter, Melanie Rose Collado, born November 26, weighing 7 pounds 9 ounces, to parents Monica Muniz-Collado and Edivey Collado. She joins sister Sydney Rose. Paternal grandparents are Eduardo and Zonia Collado.