HistoryMiami Event Listings April

Matheson Hammock Sketching Eco Walk
Saturday, April 2 from 10 am – 12:30 pm
Matheson Hammock Park, 9610 Old Cutler Road, Miami
Join HistoryMiami’s eco-historian Frank Schena through shady Matheson Hammock and sketch the surroundings if you wish. Hear about its distant past as an Indian hunting ground and absorb the diversity of flora and fauna that grows there today. Advance reservations suggested.
Members: $20 Non-Members: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Inside The Vault Series
Saturday, April 2 at 4 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Enter the secret world of collections at HistoryMiami. View exclusive architectural drawings from Arquitectonica and a special talk from architect, author and Professor Allan Shulman. Invitations to Inside the Vault events are a privilege to those participating in our highest contributing levels of membership.
To join, upgrade your membership or to RSVP, call 305-375-5356 or email:
membership@historymiami.org.
Fellow and c100 member invitation only.

Biscayne to Bacardi Walk
Sunday, April 3 from 10 am – 12 pm
Latin Café, 2500 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Join HistoryMiami’s historian Dr. Paul George through this downtown Miami neighborhood and view historic architecture, including Art Deco and classic bungalows. End the tour at the iconic blue and white tiled Bacardi Building, recently designated for historic preservation. Advance reservations suggested.
Members: $20 Non-Members: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Eighth Annual South Florida History Challenge
Sunday, April 3 from 2 – 4 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Show your knowledge during this 2-hour game hosted by HistoryMiami’s historian Dr. Paul George. Join in the fun as a contestant or enjoy it as a spectator. Mix and mingle with the past winners. You could win one of the several door prizes available.
For contestant applications and information, call 305-375-1621.
Discounted parking is available at 50 NW 2 Avenue.
Members: Free Non-Members: Free with General Admission ($8)
Info: Call: 305-375-1621

Discovery Day: Florida’s Little-Known Explorers
April 4 from 9 am – 5 pm
Many explorers have visited our region, several of them are not well known. HistoryMiami invites you to learn who they are and see why their adventures seem to have been lost to history. The day will include making floatable wooden sailing ships and a lesson in navigation.
Members: $35 Non-Members: $45
Free before and after care (8:30-9 am and 5-5:30 pm)
To register, call 305-375-1629, email: education@historymiami.org, or online at www.historymiami.org.

Wine Down Wednesday
April 6 from 5 – 8pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, downtown Miami
HistoryMiami invites you to enjoy live music, poetry and an art show by musician
Oscar Fuentes and Wynwood University founder Scott Cunningham!
Free General Admission
Members and County Employees Complimentary Glass of Wine
$15 open wine bar and light snacks $5 per glass
FREE Parking available at 50 NW 2nd Avenue
RSVP by April 4
Call (305) 375-1614 or email: rsvp@historymiami.org

Florida’s Fabulous Hotel Lobbies Coach Tour
Saturday, April 9 from 10 am – 1 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Explore some of South Florida’s most beautiful and iconic hotel lobbies with HistoryMiami’s historian Dr. Paul George. Visit the Biltmore in Coral Gables, then head to Miami Beach to discover the Essex, the Fontainebleau, the Eden Roc, and the Doral. Advance reservations and payment required.
Members: $44 Non-Members: $49
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Family Fun Day: Wonders of the Miami Circle®
Saturday, April 9 from noon – 5pm
The mysterious Miami Circle® is ready to welcome visitors. Join HistoryMiami for an intimate look at the ancient artifacts found at the site and enjoy educator-led tours of the new park.
Free and open to the public.
Info: Call: 305-375-1629 or email: education@historymiami.org

Islands of the Bay & Indian Creek Village Boat
Sunday, April 10 from 10 am – 1 pm
Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Enjoy a cruise of Biscayne Bay from Indian Creek Village to sizzling South Beach, with HistoryMiami’s Dr. Paul George. Along the way see the sites of homesteading communities Lemon City and Buena Vista, the islands that Christo wrapped, and the famous hotels along the water. Advance reservations and payment required.
Members: $44 Non-Members: $49 Children: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Everglades Chokoloskee & Ochopee Eco Coach Tour
Sunday, April 17 from 9 am to 4 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Travel in an air-conditioned coach through the Everglades to Smallwood Store with eco-historian Frank Schena. See alligators and bird life along the way. Tour stops include the Big Cypress Preserve Visitor’s Center, Clyde Butcher’s gallery, and the Everglades Museum in Everglades City. Bring your picnic lunch.
Advance reservations and payment required.
Members: $44 Non-Members: $49
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Little Havana Historic Neighborhood Walk
Sunday, April 17 from 10 am – 1 pm
Torch Monument Across From Nuevo Siglo Market, 1305 SW 8 Street, Miami
Join HistoryMiami for a stroll with historian Dr. Paul George on this classic tour through one of Miami’s most exciting neighborhoods. Visit Domino Park, Cuban Memorial Boulevard and see the home of Miami’s first mayor. Advance reservations suggested.
Members: $20 Non-Members: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Souvenir Maps and Plates
Thursday, April 21 at 6 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Join HistoryMiami for the opening our latest exhibit. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Members: Free Non-Members: $10
RSVP by April 18 to 305-375-5356 or membership@historymiami.org.

Discovery Day: For the Birds
April 22 from 9 am – 5 pm
Celebrate Earth Day! Join HistoryMiami for an intimate look at Miami’s first tourists- the birds. Learn about their migration and habits as well as conservation efforts to protect them. Enjoy making freestanding models of our fine feathered friends and a trip to Simpson Park.
Members: $35 Non-Members: $45
Free before and after care (8:30-9 am and 5-5:30 pm)
To register, call 305-375-1629, email: education@historymiami.org, or online at www.historymiami.org.

Symposium: Evolution of The Modern Jury Trial
Friday, April 22 at 4pm
Dade County Courthouse,73 West Flagler, Miami
HistoryMiami’s 11th Judicial Historical Society invites you to a panel discussion led by renowned trial attorney Ervin A. Gonzalez about the increased role technology has in modern trial practice.
Free and open to the public.
RSVP to 305-375-1614 or 11JCHS@historymiami.org.

Stiltsville, Key Biscayne & Cape Florida Lighthouse Boat Tour
Saturday, April 23 from 10 am – 1 pm
Bayside Marketplace, 401 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami
Voted best tour by the Miami New Times. Enjoy this beautiful boat trip with HistoryMiami’s historian Dr. Paul George to one of Miami’s hidden gems—Stiltsville, a remnant community of seven houses perched on stilts in the middle of the turquoise waters of Biscayne Bay. Advance reservations and payment required.
Members: $44 Non-Members: $49 Children: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

71st Annual Membership Meeting
Thursday, April 28 at Noon
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
HistoryMiami invites you to celebrate “Miami Stories” through the eyes of members of the community, which came from around the world to make our city their home. Miami Stories is part of a joint project between HistoryMiami, Miami Herald, The Weiser Family Foundation and Arva Moore Parks, to bring people together through history. Light refreshments and lunch will be included with admission.
Members: $6 Non-Members: $12
RSVP by April 21 to 305-375-5356 or rsvp@historymiami.org.

Secrets of Miami City Cemetery
Saturday, April 30 from 10 am – 12 pm
1800 NE 2 Avenue, Miami
Join HistoryMiami’s guide Nathan Samuels as he leads you through this historic graveyard. Hear about graveyard customs from other cultures including Mexico’s Day of the Dead. Learn about the people buried here and see the resting places of some well-known inhabitants, including the Burdine family, Julia Tuttle, Bernard Mackey of the Inkspots Quartet; Judge Lawson Thomas, first black judge in the South; and Richard Toomey, Miami’s first black lawyer. Park inside the cemetery front gate. Advance reservations suggested.
Members: $20 Non-Members: $25
Info/RSVP: Call: 305-375-1621 or email: citytours@historymiami.org

Missing Merrill Stevens: Miami River Presentation
Saturday, April 30 at 1 pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
HistoryMiami invites you to learn the fate of East Coast Fisheries, Merrill Stevens Boatyard, and other disappearing landmarks on the Miami River. View slides of pioneer life and modern architecture along the ever changing Miami River by Dr. Elliot Salloway and historian Dr. Paul George. Advance reservations suggested.
iscounted parking available at 50 NW 2 Avenue.
RSVP to 305-375-1621 or citytours@historymiami.org.
Members: Free Non-Members: Free with general Admission ($8)

Wine Down Wednesdays
Every first Wednesday of the month from 5 – 8pm
HistoryMiami, 101 West Flagler Street, Miami
Don’t sit in rush hour traffic when you can be drinking wine, listening to live music and mingling with other professionals at HistoryMiami.
Free parking at 50 NW 2 Ave.
Free and open to the public.
Members: Complimentary Glass Of Wine
RSVP to 305-375-1614 or rsvp@historymiami.org

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