Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta Weekend 5/4/14-5/5/14

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Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta Weekend
cincodemayobrickellSunday, May 4th & Monday, May 5th, 2pm – 11pm
Streets at La Mexicana Cantina
South Miami Avenue
1451 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33131
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Continuing our annual tradition of transforming South Miami Avenue into a festive wonderland, the jubilant street festival of Cinco De Mayo Brickell Fiesta holds nothing back as it honors the holiday. Packs of partygoers take to the streets to enjoy an array of entertainment that only escalates as the sun goes down. Authentic Mexican food served up by numerous street vendors, accompanied by plenty of seasonal libations, keeps guests fueled for dancing to a non-stop lineup of music. Mariachis salute Mexican heritage with traditional tunes plucked on instruments the size of an average child, and live rock, pop, and DJ sets keep the party going late into the night.

Celebrate Easter onboard the Bimini SuperFast with Resorts World Bimini! 4/20/14

Celebrate Easter onboard the Bimini SuperFast with Resorts World Bimini!
Sunday, 04/20/2014 – 04/20/2014 09:00 am – 08:00 pm
Port of Miami
1015 N America Way,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $62.00

On Sunday, April 20th, celebrate Easter with your family on the Bimini SuperFast! Enjoy Easter egg hunts for the kids, live music and dancing for the adults, and six restaurants and bars while playing live action table games or slots in two casinos. Sports fans can also wager on their favorite teams in the SuperFast sports book. Once in Bimini, continue the celebration with a tropical beach Easter egg hunt and festivities! On the sail back to Miami, guests will also enjoy a special Easter dinner onboard.

Bimini SuperFast sets sail at 9am and arrives in Bimini by noon. The return trip will arrive back in Miami at 8 pm. Enjoy a spring special with 50% off of all roundtrip fares in April starting at $62.00 per person. Private staterooms are available for as little as $60 per sailing. Guests 18 and older must have a valid passport and can book on http://rwbimini.com.

Easter Brunch at Verde 4/20/14

Easter Brunch at Verde
Sunday, 04/20/2014 – 11:00 am – 04:45 pm
verde-brunchPérez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Vary

Verde, the waterfront restaurant in Pérez Art Museum Miami, will offer Easter Sunday brunch with a special menu and live entertainment by The Emmet Cohen Jazz Trio featuring YoungArts alumni Emmet Cohen (piano), Russell Hall (bass) and Evan Sherman (percussion).

Guests may choose from the regular menu, or a prix fixe menu created in the spirit of the museum’s new exhibition, “Caribbean: Crossroads of World.” The prix fixe menu is $50 and bottomless mimosas are available for an additional $20 (details at pamm.org/dining). Child-friendly options are available by request. The new Pérez Art Museum Miami is located in downtown Miami between the Arsht Center and the AmericanAirlines Arena, and features sweeping views of Biscayne Bay and spacious galleries. Brunch reservations (parties up to 12) are required, and space is limited.

Brunch reservations start at 11am
For reservations, contact Rory Gurland at 786-345-5697
Self-parking on-site as available ($2/hour) / Metromover: Museum Park station / pamm.org/parking

Photo by Cendino Teme

Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless 4/18/14

Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless
Good Friday, April 18, 2014. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Meals served from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.
Miami Rescue Mission – 2020 NW 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33127 (on the street)
Broward Outreach Center Hollywood – 2056 Scott Street Hollywood, FL 33020 (on the street)
Broward Outreach Center Pompano – 1700 Blount Road Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (located in “inner courtyard”)

On Good Friday, April 18, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold their annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida. The Theme is “HEALING”. Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal there is an emphasis on Foot Care. Volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy and Barry Podiatry Students will give foot care.

Over 500 volunteers will provide over 2,500 Thanksgiving meals. Those in attendance will be treated to haircuts and showers along with the foot care. Also live entertainment including a Passion Play will be enacted by residents of the Mission. Mission Hope purple bags filled with hygiene products will be distributed to all guests. Over 500 Easter Baskets will be distributed between the 3 campuses to children at-risk in our centers and those in attendance. There is a special emphasis also just for children. Adults and children alike will feel important and feel the love of God.

Rev. Ronald Brummitt, President of the Miami Rescue Mission/ Broward Outreach Centers said of the upcoming outreach, “It is a privilege and a blessing during the Easter/Passover Season to be able to help provide meals and to help those in our community who need it the most. We want our homeless and needy families to know that they are not forgotten and that we love them, as well as,[we] thank all of our donors and volunteers who help us make this wonderful day an awesome celebration for those that otherwise would have nothing, or very little for the Easter/Passover Season.”

Easter Brunch in the Sky 4/20/14

Easter Brunch in the Sky
Sunday, 04/20/2014 – 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Atrio Restaurant + Wine Room
1395 Brickell Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33231
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Cost: Children $24, Adults $85

As flowers are beginning to blossom and days are growing longer, it also marks the arrival of Easter. Visitors can hop up to the 25th floor at Conrad Miami to celebrate the holiday as the luxury hotel commemorates its 10th anniversary this year. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 20 families and friends can rejoice with a festive gourmet brunch.

This year’s brunch will offer something pleasing for every palate. Guests can enjoy the seafood bar, seasonal salads, an expansive carving station will feature a traditional roasted leg of lamb served with a mint pesto, tender roasted Angus rib-eye and a selection of Italian antipasti plates.

To end the brunch on a sweet side, an essential Easter carrot cake and holiday-themed cupcakes will be available alongside several other delightful offerings. While adults are still enjoying the buffet, children can stay entertained at a cookie decorating station to create their own delicious pieces of art.

Couples who would like to extend their time at Conrad Miami, can ask about the Diamond Romance package that features an endless amount of lavish amenities including, a private consultation with one of South Florida’s most renowned jewelry purveyors, starting at $2,500.

To learn more about Conrad Miami, please visit www.conradhotels.com/miami. For more information about Conrad Hotels & Resorts, please visit www.conradhotels.com or http://news.conradhotels.com.

Tamarac Winn-Dixie Hosts Chabad Of Tamarac Model Matzah Bakery 3/30/14

Tamarac Winn-Dixie Hosts Chabad Of Tamarac Model Matzah Bakery
Sunday, 03/30/2014 – 01:30 pm – 03:30 pm
Tamarac-Winn-Dixie-Matzah-FactoryWinn-Dixie Store #326
7015 N. University Drive,
Tamarac, Florida 33321
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Cost: Free

Winn-Dixie has teamed up with the Chabad of Tamarac to host its sixth annual Model Matzah Bakery in preparation for Passover. Families are invited to attend this hands-on workshop, including grinding wheat, making flour, kneading and rolling the dough and baking their personal matzah.

Along with the baking activities, event attendees can place their Passover meal orders at the Tamarac Winn-Dixie kosher prepared foods department. Customers can choose from a variety of certified Glatt kosher certified (OK) for Passover meals that serve up to 10 people, or single a la carte items.

The Greening Of The Gables 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival 3/8/14

The Greening Of The Gables 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival
Scottish Festival 02 Mar 2013 699 marching band, wide shotSaturday, March 8, high noon till 6 p.m.
Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park
2800 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Coral Gables, FL
just five blocks south of Miracle Mile. 
free and open to all

The South Florida Irish Community invites everyone to join a traditional Celtic celebration. Entertainment will be provided by Avalon featuring the popular Irish singer and harpist, Tricianne Garrihy; The Paddy Kelleghan Band; Dan Fitzgerald with his Ballads and Blarney accompanied by Peter Fuchs; The Cool Old Dudes and by the St. Andrew Pipe and Drum Band. In addition, Irish dancers from the Breffni Academy of Dance led by Michael O’Hara will provide plenty of fancy stepping and gravity-defying leaps. Lovely participants of The Miss Colleen Pageant will be showcased on stage.
 
Holding to the belief that “Everyone is a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” The St. Patrick’s Day Committee has combined family-oriented entertainment and a variety of palate-pleasing delectables such as traditional corned beef & cabbage, shepherd’s pie, authentic Irish Coffee, Irish soda bread, and whiskey cake as well as a wide array of spirits and other beverages including Irish whisky and Irish stout. The festival will also include many children’s activities, including a giant slide, the very popular rock-climbing wall and a merry-go-round. A wide variety of Irish crafts will be available for sale by high quality vendors.
 
This is the 14th year the Festival has been held in Coral Gables at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park. The site of the Festival is named for former Coral Gables Mayor, the late Fred B. Hartnett, a long-time member of The Emerald Society.
 
For thirty-five years, the St. Patrick’s Day Committee has organized a St. Patrick’s Day Parade or Festival. The event is produced by the St. Patrick’s Day Committee, Inc. with the support of the Coral Gables Cultural Affairs Council, and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor and the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners.

Caption for Attached Photograph: Dancers from the Breffni Academy of Dance

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