The Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida will hold its North Miami-Dade Rally and 5th annual Membership Rally and Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7, at Miami Lakes United Methodist Church, 14800 N.W. 67 Avenue. The event is free and the public is welcome. There will be booths, crafts, games, Girl Scout memorabilia, camping skill training and more, along with membership for new troops.

MLMS Project Citizen wins for sixth consecutive year

Education By R.A. Romero, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Lakes Middle School’s Department chair of Social Studies, Lisa DeYarza, has once again led her students to success at the District, State and National Project Citizen competition, hosted by the Center for Civic Education. This is the sixth consecutive year of state championships the Miami Lakes Middle students have won. The school continued forward after state competitions and was honored with a Superior Achievement at the...

Town adds new website and social media pages

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

The Town of Miami Lakes has a new website with features that town officials say make it more user-friendly. The previous website had been in place for almost 10 years, and it was time for a redesign. “It is important to have different avenues of communications to reach out to our residents, businesses, and visitors,” said Mayor Ceasar Mestre. The new website – www.miamilakes-fl.gov – make finding information much...

New hours for the PSN North Library

Community By David L. Snelling, The Miami Laker staff Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami-Dade County Mayor Gimenez found a solution to keep open the libraries that were originally placed on the chopping for the next fiscal year, but only for fewer hours and limited days throughout the week. And library employees will still be laid off for the county to hold the line on property taxes. Palm Springs North Library was initially scheduled for closure, but under Gimenez’s proposal, the facility at 17601 N.W. 78 Avenue...
Miami Lakes’ Elderly Affairs Committee will host its annual Health and Wellness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 21, at the Royal Oaks Park Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The free community event will feature vendors providing useful information to the senior community concerning health related issues as well as free refreshments and door prizes. Free bus transportation will be available by calling...
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