The City of Miami Gardens 2nd Annual Heritage Bowl 2/24/15

The City of Miami Gardens 2nd Annual Heritage Bowl
Tuesday, 02/24/2015 – 02/24/2015 10:00 am – 01:10 pm
heritagebowlFlorida Memorial University Lou Rawls Auditorium
15800 NW 42nd Avenue,,
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Miami-Dade senior high and middle school students demonstrate their
mastery of Black History facts in efforts to win monetary prizes and the coveted Carter G. Woodson Achievement Award. The structure of the Bowl is an academic quiz style tournament designed to increase and test student’s knowledge of Black History. Schools have the opportunity to form teams of 6 students who will compete in a round-robin tournament against neighboring schools.

HSI Professional Hairbar Hosts “Galentine’s Day” Launch EventHSI Professional Hairbar Hosts Galentine’s Day Launch Event 2/5/15

HSI Professional Hairbar Hosts “Galentine’s Day” Launch Event
Thursday, 02/05/2015 – 05:00 pm – 08:00 pm
5"x7" Post Card TemplateHSI Professional HAIRBAR
8888 SW 136th St,
Miami, Florida 33176
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Love and perfectly tousled tresses are in the air just in time for Valentine’s Day, thanks to the new HSI Professional HAIRBAR located at The Falls (8888 SW 136th St). The girly chic blow dry bar and retail location, which allows customers to earn dollars from each blowout towards the purchase of salon-quality styling tools and vice versa, will welcome itself to South Miami with a love-fueled “Galentine’s Day” grand opening event on Thursday, February 5th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event is free is open to the public.

Guests are invited to mix and mingle in HSI Professional HAIRBAR’s jewel box salon, reminiscent of a high-end designer boudoir, while enjoying complimentary photo shoot styling by the HSI Professional glam squad. Runway-ready guests can strut their stuff on the red carpet or treat themselves to a romance-inducing array of chocolate truffles and wines paired to perfection.

For the ultimate kiss and tell experience, guests can enjoy an individual “lip reading” to learn what their lip lines reveal about their personality.

To complete the ultimate Galentine’s experience, shoppers can take advantage of an exclusive buy one; get one deal on future blowouts; perfect for sharing with a “bestie” this Valentine’s Day holiday.

Rum Reef Launch Party 1/29/15

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Rum Reef Launch Party
Thursday, 01/29/2015 – 05:00 pm – 08:00 pm
rum-renisance-logoAnthonys Coal Fired Pizza South Beach
520 West Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: 30
Tickets must be purchased in advance

Miami-Dade Reef Guard is an non-profit organization tasked with placing mooring buoys on the offshore coral reefs so that fisherman and SCUBA divers can safety tie up and enjoy the reef without dropping anchor.

Please join us to celebrate the launch of “Rum Reef” sponsored by Miami Rum Renaissance Festival! We will be pouring rum from Wicked Dolphin and Mako Vodka. Appetizers from Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza will be served. There will be live “country music with a slice of lime” by Tim Charron.

Tickets can be purchased on the Reef Guard website and entitle you to 4 free drinks and appetizers.

The “downtown Full Moon Party”… Carnival Neomenia 2/6/15

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The “downtown FULL MOON party”… Carnival Neomenia
Friday, 02/06/2015 – 09:00 pm – 03:00 am
DFMP-Febuary-2015-flyer-front-800pxTSL Lounge
167 NW 23rd Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Webpage Link
Cost: $15 – $20 (Advanced Online Purchase)

It’s that time again… The month of February is synonymous with the word “Festivities” and it lives up to its reputation by hosting some of the World’s Biggest Carnivale Celebration. In appreciation, we would like to invite you to join us in celebrating our 4th Annual Carnival Event with some of South Florida’s Top Samba bands, musicians, drummers, dancers & performers.

The “downtown FULL MOON party” presents CARNIVAL NEOMENIA “Get into the spirit of Carrrnaval…”

Suggested Dresscode: (Strongly Suggested!) Carnival Attire… Carnival Attire… Carnival Attire…

FREE admission before 11p for all drummers, musicians, and performers with proper instruments and spinning props/gears***
Door Admission: $15 – $20
($10 Pre-sold Tickets are available online and other options for advanced purchased tickets with a free drink are also available…)
21+ Only Event

Featuring:
Live Brazilian Samba Band
Chilly
Dj Ephniko
Bli Bi Gore Eric (Lead Drummer)
Anthony Bacchus (Lead Drummer)
Additional Performances (To Be Announced…)

Plus,
Live Interactive Art
Drumming
Body / Face Painting
Tarot Reading
Poi / Fire Performance
Dance Troupes
Massage
Holistic Vendors
Food And Cocktails

Hosted by: Fritz R., Tracie Samara, Sophie Mon, Olivia Delaney, Anthony Bacchus, Bli Bi Gore Eric
Don’t Forget To Tell Your Friends… They Will Thank You For It
For info / Tickets: http://dfmp-carnivale.eventbrite.com/

Live Music at Pilar Local Restaurant & Bar 1/13/15

Live Music at Pilar Local Restaurant & Bar
Tuesday, 01/13/2015 – 03/31/2015 06:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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20475 Biscayne Boulevard,
Miami, Florida 33180
Webpage Link
Cost: Price Varies

Every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, Pilar Local Restaurant & Bar will kickoff the night with live music! Different local artists will play each night for a special serenade during your happy hour or dinner festivities. Enjoy the live music while enjoying dishes from Chef Erica Nicholl’s new Winter 2015 menu.

Tuesdays from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | 8-10 p.m.
Fridays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | 9-10 p.m.
Saturday from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | 9-11 p.m.

And special Karaoke Nights and Happy Hour on Thursdays from 9 p.m. – close.

City of Miami Gardens’ Martin Luther King Community Celebration 1/17/15

City of Miami Gardens’ Martin Luther King Community Celebration
Saturday, 01/17/2015 – 01/17/2015 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
mlk_eblast20153Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex
3000 NW 199th St,
Miami Gardens, Florida 33056
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Cost: Free

The City of Miami Gardens announces it will be hosting a Community Celebration in honor of Reverend, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Betty Ferguson Sports Complex on January 17, 2015 from 2 – 6:00 p.m. The free event will feature resource information, live entertainment, food and fun.

FilmGate Kickoff Party 1/31/15

FilmGate Kickoff Party
Saturday, 01/31/2015 – 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
24x36posterOutlined-01Miami Light Project Inc.
404 Northwest 26th Street,
Miami, Florida 33127
Webpage Link
Cost:

FilmGate Interactive is an annual film festival that takes place across multiple venues in Miami. We invite you to join us for the kickoff party where there will be dancing, live music, film and more!