A Splash of Style Miami Edition 7/18/14

A Splash of Style Miami Edition
splashstyleJuly 18, 7 – 11 PM
Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery
1800 North Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33132

General Admission and VIP tickets for ‘A Splash of Style’ (which includes complimentary cocktails and a gift bag) are available online at
Splash of Style Eventbrite
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2014 Miami Swimwear Week Edition
A Fundraiser For ECOMB
Join us for a glamorous and inspiring evening!”
“See the elegant gallery be transformed into an exceptionally sophisticated soiree!
The Latest Summer Experience Of Art, Fashion, Music & Philanthropy!

Fusing together the worlds of Music, Art, and Fashion, A Splash of Style, (from the veteran producers of the global FASHION NIGHT series), will be a unique and elite industry mixer, touching down in Miami, on Friday, July 18th. The eclectic soiree produced by DolceVita and Madflower Creative Group will take place at the Nina Torres Fine Art Gallery, a 10,000 water-view venue that provides an extraordinary setting for exhibitions and private events alike. Miami will once again come alive this July from the 18th-22nd, as the swimwear industry’s most highly anticipated Miami Swimwear Week 2014 touches down, when five days of designer runway shows, presentations and parties heats up the sands of Miami. A Splash of Style is sure to be one of the most sought-after events of the week, while also raising awareness for a partnering local organization (to be announced soon).

After a successful installment of ‘A Splash of Style’ in Canada for Calgary Stampede 2010, the stage is set for an experience to remember for the 800 exclusively-invited tastemakers and industry leaders attending the Miami edition on July 18th, on the opening evening of Miami Swimwear Week 2014. The event will feature an international fashion showcase by LeiMarco Miami, VIGGO (Las Vegas), VENAO Swimwear (Toronto), Royalz Clothing (Toronto), and others soon to be announced. Canada’s top female DJ and A Splash of Style tour DJ Fizza, and local Miami favorite Danny Stern (SLS Hotel, Delano) will entertain the audience for an unforgettable night of music, art, and fashion.

Science of Ecology with Steve Trash 7/19/14

Science of Ecology with Steve Trash
Sunday, 07/19/2014 – 11:00 am –
SteveTrash_180X180South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 Street,
Cutler Bay, Florida 33189
Webpage Link
Cost: $10 All Tickets

This eco-empowering show with green entertainer Steve Trash, will have your children on the edge of their seats! Since 1984, Steve Trash has entertained over 20 million kids with live ecological illusions, magic tricks, and family-friendly fun. “Science of Ecology Show starring Steve Trash was eco-educational AND entertaining! Look forward to having Steve back again.” Rob Mondora – Artistic Director at Largo Cultural CenterAnd here is what kids have to say about Steve Trash: “He was so cool!” “We loved his tricks!

Volunteer Information Days at Fairchild 6/12/14 & 6/14/14

Volunteer Information Days at Fairchild
Thursday, 06/12/2014 – 06/14/2014 10:00 am – 01:00 pm
SONY DSCFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Have you ever wanted to beautify a tropical garden, document plant specimens, or guide walking tours surrounded by butterflies? Become a volunteer at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and you can do just that. Attend the Volunteer Information Days to learn about exciting opportunities available in programs like education, horticulture, conservation and more. Volunteering will open many doors – doors to new experiences, new knowledge and new friends.

Information sessions are offered Thursday, June 12 and Saturday, June 14. Must be at least 16 years old to volunteer. Please RSVP to Volunteer Services at 305-667-1651, ext. 3360.

American Bamboo Society Plant Sale 6/14/14 – 6/15/14

American Bamboo Society Plant Sale
Saturday, 06/14/2014 – 06/15/2014 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
SONY DSCFairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
Webpage Link
Cost: $25 for adults, $18 for seniors 65 and up, and $12 for children 6-17. Free for Fairchild members and children 5 and under.

Fast-growing and eco-friendly, bamboo is one of the best plants to integrate into landscaping. The American Bamboo Society Plant Sale, organized by the Caribbean Chapter, will showcase the best varieties of tropical bamboo perfect for South Florida. Clumping bamboo is non-invasive, easy to care for, and grows well in a subtropical climate. It adds an eco-friendly touch to gardens and provides privacy, shade, and sound barriers. An assortment of bamboo will be available for purchase at the sale held at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in the Garden House on Saturday, June 14 – Sunday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

I Am Miami In Action by Activating Public Spaces 5/30/14

I Am Miami In Action by Activating Public Spaces
Friday, 05/30/2014 – 11:00 am – 07:00 pm
Miami-In-Action-Email-flyer-copyStephen P Clark Government Center Park
150 NW 1st Street,
Miami, Florida 33130
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Cost: Free

Join us for an activity packed day where you can connect with others, learn about ways to improve Miami, and enjoy a splendid downtown park.

Installations will include a graffiti wall, a living wall, games, an athletic field, dance, story time, food trucks and a green screen of the Everglades.

Be inspired ~ Create connections ~ Take action

The event will take place in the park just west of Government Center along NW 2nd Avenue between NW 1st & 3rd Streets.

Admission is free!

Photographs of WhereBy Us: Delightful Commutes at Miami Light Project on 4/8/14

WhereBy Us: Delightful Commutes at Miami Light Project on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. We got to hear from some fellow locals about their commute experiences, hear two experts share examples from other cities, and worked together in small groups to create innovative ideas for making our commutes more awesome and enjoyable.  They are putting $3,000 on the table to make the best ideas happen (thanks to Miami Foundation and Knight Foundation).

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Dream in Green Setting the Standard 4/11/14

Dream in Green Setting the Standard
Friday, 04/11/2014 – 04/11/2014 07:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Save-the-date-as-of-2.19.2014The Standard
40 Island Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $100.00

Dream in Green will host its eighth annual fundraiser, “Setting the Standard” on April 11th at The Standard Spa Hotel in Miami Beach. The affair kicks off with the presentation of the 2014 Green Innovator Awards, recognizing local companies for undertaking green initiatives. The evening’s festivities also include a silent auction, green fashion show, and a cocktail reception featuring lavish hors d’oeuvres and premium drinks.

Early bird tickets are on sale through March 14th.

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