Community Calendar

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Friday, May 17, 2024

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May 16 Mount Sinai Health Lecture: Alzheimer’s disease The Elderly Affairs Committee will host a lecture with Dr. Melissa Verzura. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 11 a.m. Free.  

May 21 Senior Bingo Luncheon Join the Elderly Affairs Committee for bingo, a meal and prizes. Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. Ages 60+. 11 a.m. Free.

May 24 Senior Art Show The Town of Miami Lakes senior art class will present work by artists 60+ during a reception at Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. Free. 7 p.m.

May 27 Town of Miami Lakes Memorial Day Ceremony Presented by the Veterans Committee to honor the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Speakers from the U.S. Armed Forces will read the citations of Medal of Honor recipients. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Ave. 11 a.m. Free. 

May 28 Better Bus Network Information Session by Miami-Dade County Learn about new routes, vouchers, transit connections and service changes. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. Free, noon - 2 p.m.

May 29 FALA Senior Day Miami Presented by the Florida Assisted Living Association and the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee to celebrate seniors with lunch, dancing and entertainment. There will also be a community health and resource fair. Sponsored by UnitedHealthcare. Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87 Ave. 11 a.m. Free. Register at

May 29 Public Outreach Meeting No. 1. The Town of Miami Lakes Public Works Department will host a public meeting to introduce its vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan study to residents and allow for input. The plan will evaluate the town’s vulnerability to floods. Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 6 p.m. Free. 

June 4 Senior Bingo Luncheon Join the Elderly Affairs Committee for bingo, a meal and prizes. Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. Ages 60+. 11 a.m. Free.

June 7 - June 23 “No Cojas Lucha” at the Main Street Players Join the Main Street Players for the third show of the season and annual Spanish language performance “No Cojas Lucha” [“Don’t pick a fight”] by Sonia Cordoves. The show follows a family going through the marriage of their daughter to a Gringo” (an American who doesn’t speak Spanish). Set in Hialeah. The entire show is performed in Spanish. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Main Street Players, 6812 Main St. Tickets can be purchased at

June 8 American Legion Post 144 monthly meeting Mary Collins Community Center, 15252 NW 82nd Ave., Miami Lakes. 10 a.m. Free.

June 14 Flag Day Celebrate the day in 1777 the Continental Congress approved the design. Display Old Glory from your front porch! For more on the history of the Stars and Stripes go to the Library of Congress:

June 13 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce Inaugural Golf Tournament To benefit local charities and scholarships. 7 a.m. check-in, $175 per player, $700 per foursome. There will be a shotgun start; DJ; free drinks and awards lunch. Miami Lakes Golf Club, 7601 Miami Lakes Drive. 786-663-5448.

June 15 Father’s Day Fishing Tournament on the north bank of Graham Dairy Lake Live bait for the first 30 anglers who arrive. Bring your own gear, equipment (e.g., poles, lines, hooks, etc.) will not be provided. 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. Free. Park at 8100 Governors Square Blvd., Miami Lakes, FL 33016.  Sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Committee and Law Office of Joshua J. Hertz, P.A. and Morera Law Group, P.A. Group size for each registrant is limited to three people. Anglers ages 16 – 64 must submit a valid freshwater fishing license to To get a license visit

June 21 Masquerade and Casino Evening for Children with Special Needs Presented by the Arc of South Florida and the Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce. Casino games, virtual auction, raffles, food and wine tastings, live music, dancing. Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, 6842 Main St. To benefit Arc’s Ace Academy and Project Thrive; GiGi’s Playhouse and Angels Reach Foundation. Register at 6 p.m. $100.