Mobile vaccination clinic Oct. 21

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, October 19, 2022

     Miami-Dade County Schools in partnership with the University of Miami Health System and The Children’s Trust will be offering free vaccinations at the university’s UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic.       Children who need school-age vaccinations, the flu vaccine, the COVID-19 shot or its boosters can get them at Palm Springs North Elementary School, 17615 Northwest 82 Ave. on Oct....

Optimist Club offers two $1,000 scholarships

Sports By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, October 10, 2022

     The Optimist Club of Miami Lakes is offering its annual Roland Gomez Scholarships of $1,000 each to a college-bound boy and girl.       Eligible applicants must be ages 12-to-18; have participated in Optimist programs for at least three years; have been nominated by a coach and provide last year’s report card.      For an application and other information,...

Miami Lakes Library Programs in October

Education By Linda Trischitta, Editor Thursday, October 6, 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. Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Certified...

College Board recognizes Pace students’ high test scores

Education By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, October 5, 2022

     Students from Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami Gardens can boast about their academic achievement after being recognized Aug. 30 by the College Board, which singled out nine students for performing well on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test and/or Advanced Placement exam.  The school celebrated the young scholars’ accomplishments, calling them “a reflection of the commitment and passion...

Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee presents talk with bestselling author Alka Joshi

Featured By Linda Trischitta, Editor Monday, September 19, 2022

     Fans of author Alka Joshi are in for a treat.      The New York Times bestselling author of “The Henna Artist” and “The Secret Keeper of Jaipur” will talk with readers via Zoom about her novels at Miami Lakes Town Hall on Oct. 6.       The audience will be able to enjoy light fare at this 90-minute, free event while Joshi takes questions about her stories of...
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