Community Calendar - through May 5

Community By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Wednesday, April 13, 2022

    Please check the town’s social media pages for last-minute updates.  

     April 1 - 15 The Miami Lakes Veterans Committee is seeking candidates for Military Tribute banners. Nominate an active duty service member, reservist, veteran or retiree from any branch of the military whose photo and career information will be flown on a banner hung along Miami Lakes Drive between Northwest 67th Avenue and the Palmetto Expressway.  Fill out the form at https://bit.ly/3CGPIge

      April 1 - 29. Graduate Banners. Class of 2022 seniors can have a banner with their photos placed along Miami Lakes Drive between NW 57 Ave. to NW 67 Ave., continuing after the Palmetto Expressway to NW 87 Ave.   The banner project is open to Miami Lakes residents and will be on display for three months. The banner can then be picked up and kept by the family. $105 per banner. For more information visit https://bit.ly/34J9dZ2.

     April 23. Arts for Autism Program Fair presented in part by the Special Needs Advisory Board. Enjoy dancing, raffle prizes and family fun at this free event. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82 Ave. 11 a.m. Free. Register at www.spectrumdancetherapy.com

     The Main Street Players Children's Theatre Workshop is accepting registration for summer school courses to be held June 13 - July 1 or July 11 - July 29.  Classes are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the theater’s new home, 6812 Main St. Students will learn techniques for acting, auditioning, technical elements and the playwriting process.  The instructor is Brandon Urrutia, a workshop graduate and Miami-Dade County middle school teacher.  Each three-week session costs $650.  To sign up and for more information go to www.mainstreetplayers.com.

     April 30. College Prep Workshop. The Town of Miami Lakes and Miami-Dade College present a college prep workshop at the Miami Lakes Youth Center, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. 11 a.m. Free. Register at toml.eventbrite.com

     May 4. Canceled.  Mental Health Awareness Discussion, Parent’s Edition presented by the Education Advisory Board. Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St. 6:30 p.m.  Free. Register at toml.eventbrite.com.  Please note: The town has rescheduled this event for Sept. 14.

     May 5. National Day of Prayer. Gather at the Town of Miami Lakes Town Hall to pray for the United States. Worshippers of all faiths are welcome. 6601 Main St. Free. 10 a.m. Register at toml.eventbrite.com.  

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