Community Calendar

Calendar By Alexandra Herrera, Reporter Thursday, April 18, 2024

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April 20 Boy Scout Troop 529 Car Wash Fundraiser. In partnership with the Mayor’s office, scouts will be at Town Hall, 6601 Main St., from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cars: $10, SUVs/Trucks: $12.

April 20 St. Andrews Lutheran Church Lechon Fest. Enjoy lechon, music, games and raffles at the church’s fundraiser. Meal tickets are $10, raffle tickets cost $5. St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 575 W. 68th St., Hialeah. 3 p.m. 

April 21 Miami Lakes ARTS Festival. Enjoy unique art and crafts at this inagural festival in the center of Miami Lakes presented by The Florida Marketplace Group. From 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. At the corner of New Barn Road and Main Street. Free. 

April 22 Miami Lakes Garden Club Celebrate Earth Day by making flower or plant-themed greeting cards. Let the club know on its Facebook page that you are going to attend the meeting so they can have enough supplies available. Free and open to the public. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 Montrose Road. 7 p.m. 

April 24 Miami Lakes Chamber of Commerce Business Networking Social Sergio’s Cuban American Kitchen, 5135 NW 67th Ave. 5:30 p.m.

April 25 FIU NeighborhoodHELP Presentation. Join the Elderly Affairs Committee for a free presentation by Florida International University’s Neighborhood Health education learning program that focuses on home health care. Pre-registration is required. Town Hall, 6601 Main St. Free. 11 a.m.  

April 27 Sandbag Miami Lakes. Come gain community service hours while filling sandbags at Royal Oaks Park. Students should wear closed toed shoes, hat, sunblock and bring water. 9a.m. - noon. Royal Oaks Park, 16500 NW 87th Ave. 

May 4 The Zonta Club of Miami Lakes Kentucky Derby Casino Gala. Join the Zonta Club of Miami Lakes for a fun night of dinner, drinks, raffles and other activities while watching the Kentucky Derby at the Miami Lakes Hotel on Main, 6842 Main St. $135 purchase tickets at Dress in your Kentucky Derby best. 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. 

May 7 Coffee with a Cop. Grab a cup of coffee and chat with Miami-Dade Police Miami Lakes District officers at this event. BB’s Bakehouse, 6731 Main St. Free. 8:30 a.m. 

May 11 American Legion Post 144 monthly meeting. Nominations and elections. Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Ave. 10 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+. Free. 

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 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.