Spring Holiday Artisan Expo 3/20/15

Spring Holiday Artisan ExpoSpring Holiday Artisan Expo
Friday, March 20, 2015, 12:00pm-5:00pm
Miami Center for Architecture and Design
100 NE 1st Ave
Miami, FL 33132
Free Entry

Browse unique hand-made items

Recycling Energy Forum Expo and Education 4/24/15

Recycling Energy Forum Expo & Education
Friday, 04/24/2015 – 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
REF PNG FLYER 3-26-15FIU Koven Conference Center
3000 Northeast 151st Street,
Miami, Florida 33181
Webpage Link

The REF Expo and Education event will bring together companies from alternative energy, clean technology, recycling, and sustainable business worlds to connect with business leaders, educational institutions and municipalities. They will also come together to provide educational workshops and discussions to share innovations with each other and to educate our future leaders, the students.

Individuals interested in sustainability and clean technology will benefit from the workshops and educational sessions, as well as enjoy a guided nature walk, recycling into art workshop, and the after-expo networking event with Eco-Couture’s recycle fashion show.

The business expo will connect private companies with each other, government, educational institutions, and potential clients. The Education side will provide a forum to discuss solutions and educate future leaders…students.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Dream In Green nonprofit organization and the Florida International University (FIU) Office of University Sustainability. REF will have approximately 60 exhibitors and sponsors in clean tech industries, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations at the expo. As well as, approximately 10 speaker tracks, networking receptions, and a post-event festival.

The REF education conference will be in conjunction with the expo and will have students, teachers, and administrators from the Dream In Green, Green School Challenge program, as well as from FIU, and universities from around the country attend to learn about what clean tech can do for their educational institutions and what careers clean tech companies create. In addition, to the partnership with the FIU Office of University Sustainability and Dream In Green, Media Partners are the Soul Of Miami, Social Good Summit Miami, WiseBUYS.biz, YourGreenDirectory.com, Paradise Key, Artecology, and Weproductions, Ecomarketstore with support from the Net Impact South Florida Professional Chapter and the U.S. Green Building Council South Florida Chapter’s Miami Branch.

Charleston Commons Grand Opening 2/28/15

Charleston Commons Grand Opening
Saturday, 02/28/2015 – 03/01/2015 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
lennarCharleston Commons
4335 Haverhill Road,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33417
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Join us this weekend from 12- 4 PM to celebrate the opening of our amazing new models with food fun and family entertainment! You will get to tour 4 professionally decorated homes as well as move-in ready homes that are now available.
Charleston Commons is Lennar’s newest townhome community located in West Palm Beach, FL. This intimate collection of townhomes will feature five elegant, two-story home designs, plus every new home will include Lennar’s “Everything’s Included” package of premium appliances. Resident’s will enjoy hours of relaxation and endless memories at the community’s cabana with pool, sun deck area and recreation areas. Other amenities include playful children’s tot-lot. This beautiful community is conveniently located near fine dining, shopping, beautiful beaches and great schools. For more info: http://fldeals.peakseven.com/eblast/39194-cc-mgo-eblast-cr/

Gay Nuptials Workshop 3/22/15

Gay Nuptials Workshop
Sunday, 03/22/2015 – 01:00 pm – 04:00 pm
GN_Workshop_logo_v2Hagen Park Community Center
2020 Wilton Drive,
Wilton Manors, Florida 33305
More Info Link
Cost: $20 per person, or $30 per couple

Loving couples are invited to the Gay Nuptials Workshop, an informational seminar aimed at helping same-sex couples navigate the wedding-planning landscape. Hosted by Bobby Kyser, a well-known wedding specialist and owner of Panache Style, the intimate workshop will feature a series of informational presentations, vendor exhibits and light refreshments.

During the Gay Nuptials Workshop, Kyser and other South Florida wedding professionals will showcase ideas, products and expertise for every step of the wedding process. Couples will learn more about the importance of having a planner, how to personalize a wedding, and how to choose the right flowers, décor and entertainment. Guests will also enjoy an open bar, exhibits from more than 20 gay-friendly vendors, dessert samples, presentations from notable guest speakers, and more!

FitNation Exhibit Opening at MCAD 2/13/15

FitNation Exhibit Opening at MCAD
Saturday, 02/13/2015 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
E-Flyer_basic-textMiami Center for Architecture and Design
100 Northeast 1st Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33132
Eventbrite Link
Cost: Free

Join the Miami Center for Architecture & Design in celebrating the opening of our latest exhibition, FitNation. FitNation is an exhibition that brings together 33 projects in 18 cities that showcase the ways design, policy, and grassroots strategies are promoting physical activity as part of daily life. The opening is free and open to the public.

RSVP required at www.fitnationmcad.eventbrite.com.

Winn-Dixie Kick-Start To Wellness Event 2/7/15

Winn-Dixie Kick-Start To Wellness Event
Saturday, 02/07/2015 – 11:00 am – 01:00 pm
0092-15_Calle8-KickstarttoWellness_WD_BS-RevWinn-Dixie Store #366
3701 Nw 7th St,
Miami, Florida 33126
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

To help celebrate the sponsorship of the 33rd Annual Winn-Dixie Carnaval Miami 5K Run/Walk, Winn-Dixie is inviting the community to improve their overall health with an opportunity to register for the legendary community event. Attendees can learn more about race organizer, the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, as well as one of the race benefactors, La Liga Contra el Cancer, while enjoying healthy food and refreshment sampling, as well as a musical performance from a local high school band.

2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show 2/12/15-2/16/15

2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show
Premier Day: Thursday, February 12th – 10 am – 6 pm
Miamarina at BaysideFriday, February 13th – 10 am – 8 pm
Saturday, February 14th – 10 am – 8 pm
Sunday, February 15th – 10 am – 8 pm
Monday, February 16th – 10 am – 6 pm
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Open from 9 am – 6 pm daily
The Yacht & Power Boat Show at Sea Isle Marina (no ticket required for this location)
1635 N. Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33132

Open from 10 am – 6 pm daily
Strictly Sail Miami at Miamarina at Bayside
400 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

Premier Day (February 12): $35
Adults (16 and older): $20
Five-day adult pass (Good all five days of the show): $85
Two-day adult pass (valid Feb. 12-16): $35
Youth 15 and under get in free (must be accompanied by an adult).
One ticket is good for all sites (includes free access to shuttle bus and water taxi).

For more information and advance ticket purchase, visit www.MiamiBoatShow.com.
Twitter, Facebook and Instagram: #MiamiBoatShow and #StrictlySailMiami

World’s premier boating event is hub for newest innovations, big boat debuts and marine technologies

Thousands of companies are preparing to introduce the recreational boating industry’s newest innovations next month as more than 100,000 boating enthusiasts from around the globe flock to Miami for one of the world’s largest boating events. The annual Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®, taking place February 12-16, 2015, spans three locations and will feature one-of-a-kind boat debuts, the latest marine gadgets and accessories galore.

Whether a buyer or dreamer, the 2015 Miami Boat Show is THE place to discover the best in boating. This year’s “best in show” features everything from the largest sailing yacht to ever visit the show and a hybrid GPS device, to the debut of the world’s largest center console fishing boat, a “green” yacht powered by natural gas, and an inflatable stand up paddleboard:

The unveiling of the world’s largest center console – HydraSports Custom 53’ Sueños.
The TOTO 110′ Palmer Johnson Sailing Yacht, one of the largest sailing yachts to ever be displayed at the boat show (docked at Strictly Sail at Miamarina at Bayside).
With the increasing popularity of stand up paddle boarding (SUP), Rynkel Inc. will debut the inflatable AIRHEAD Super Stable Standup Paddleboard, ideal for beginners, intermediates and larger riders.

The newest Garmin – navigate from land to sea on one device. In marine mode, the GPSMAP 640 provides tides and currents, depth contours, port plans, marine services and points of interest, while in automotive mode, the GPSMAP 640 announces street names with spoken turn-by-turn directions pulled from the preloaded City Navigator NT road maps for North America.

Record 97 new boating products honored for innovation – Show-goers can get a first glimpse at some of the industry’s best new products, recognized through the boat show’s Innovation Awards, which honor manufacturers and suppliers who bring new products to market. This year’s program received the highest amount of entries on record.
The new Accessory Pavilion, located outside the Miami Beach Convention Center, will showcase thousands of the latest boating gadgets and gear, plus engines and electronics from more than 85 companies.

Get green by learning more about sustainable, eco-friendly options such as the Intrepid 327 Center Console – the first hybrid yacht powered by natural gas.