Community Calendar through May 22

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, May 4, 2023

Events are subject to change. Please check town social media pages for the most up-to-date information. RSVP at

April 21 – May 14 “Sweat,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Lynn Nottage at the Main Street Players. A story about a group of factory workers who meet regularly at a bar in Reading, Pa. Directed by Sefanja Richard Galon. Main Street Playhouse, 6812 Main St. Curtain is at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. General admission is $30 and $25 for students, seniors and military. To purchase tickets, visit

May 4 National Day of Prayer. The annual event brings together people of all faiths to pray for the nation. Miami Lakes Town Hall Council Chambers, 6601 Main St. 10 a.m. Free.

May 6 Senior Legal Forum. Join the Cultural Affairs Committee to learn about legal rights for seniors and the issues related to them. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 10 a.m. Free.

May 6 Miami Lakes Mayor’s Office Shred old mail and documents to prevent ID theft. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Free.

May 6 Zonta Club of Miami Lakes Kentucky Derby Casino Gala Dinner, gambling and dancing at Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, 6842 Main St., 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. Tickets: $125, to benefit college scholarships and women’s charities.

May 10 Senior Bingo Luncheon. Join the Elderly Affairs Committee for their bingo luncheon. Players 60+ can enjoy lunch and prizes. Pre-registration required at Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. 11 a.m. Free. 

May 10 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. The guest speaker is Daisy Gonzalez-Diego, founder of DGD Communications. She has expertise in media, public relations, crisis management, marketing and other areas. The previously scheduled speaker Roberto Alonso, Jr., has canceled. Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, 6842 Main St.  Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch is at noon. Tickets are $35 for members, $45 for non-members, $50 day of event. To register visit

May 13 American Legion Post 144 meeting. Active duty and retired members of all branches and eras of military service are welcome to join the American Legion. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Ave. 10 a.m. Free.

May 13 Paint a Picture for Mom. Children can create art for mom or any influential woman in their lives. At the Miami Lakes Farmer’s Market, in partnership with the Cultural Affairs Committee. Miami Lakes Farmer’s Market is on New Barn Road at Main Street. 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Register kids up to age 12 at Free.

May 16 Teen Open Hang. Kids ages 12 - 15 can experience this monthly hang at The Spot. Visit friends, play games and enjoy refreshments. Miami Lakes Youth Center, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. 6 p.m. Free. 

May 17 Business Networking Social hosted by Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce; BNI Miami Lakes; Town of Miami Lakes and its Economic Development Committee. Enjoy free food, drinks and make new contacts.  Amazonia Nikkei Fusion restaurant, 6704 Main St. 5:30 p.m.

May 20 Gigi Fit Acceptance Challenge 5K Fun Run, 1 mile Walk and Kids Dash. McDonald Park, 7505 W. 12th Ave., Hialeah. 8 a.m. Register at by May 4 to receive a T-shirt. Registration fees: $35 for 18+, $15 for kids, free for individuals with Down syndrome. Funds raised will support GiGi’s Playhouse Miami in Miami Lakes.

May 22 Miami Lakes Garden Club. Join the garden club for its monthly meeting. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Ave. 7 p.m. Free.