Our Lady of the Lakes Church and School are inviting the community to join in the 16th Annual Social to be held on Saturday, May 17, at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, in Davie. This year's theme is the classic "Havana Nights." The social begins at 7 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and dancing to the sounds of D.J. Ariel at 8 p.m. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress in cocktail...
  Miami Lakes Veterans Committee announced sponsorship of the 2014 “Old Glory” Photo Contest where submitted photos must feature a United States Flag presented in a dignified and respectful manner. The contest is open to residents, students, and anyone employed within the Town of Miami Lakes boundaries. Submissions must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, May 31, and photos must be taken within the town boundaries. Only...

Station Scene: Car safety for children

Community By Cristina Armand, M-Dade Fire Dept., Special to The Laker Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  It seems like we always hear about child seat safety, childproofing or pool safety for our kids, but as summer approaches we must remember some hidden dangers. One of these dangers is the family car. Around the country, and especially in South Florida’s sweltering heat, getting left or trapped in a hot car can be just as dangerous as getting in a car accident. This year alone three children have died as a result of being left in...

Did You Know?

Community By The Miami Laker staff Wednesday, April 30, 2014

  Section 13.1701, paragraph (a)(6)(f), of the Town of Miami Lakes Land Development Code, states: The swale areas small be maintained by the abutting property owner. No structures or improvements of any kind, with the exception of mailboxes approved by the United States Postal Service, sod, annuals or perennials (surrounding a tree), driveway approaches, and shade trees approved by the Town, shall be permitted within the swale areas....
  The Town of Miami Lakes announced it will offer a YMCA Summer Camp Program from June 9 through August 15 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue. The camp will be open to children ages 5 to 12 years old, and will offer a sports and dance component along with a wide variety of events including sing-a-longs, arts and crafts, reading and learning, sports and games, field trips, and swim days. The...
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