School Supply Giveaway 9/25/19

School Supply Giveaway
Wednesday, 09/25/2019 – 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
The ARC
675 Ali Baba Avenue,
Opa-locka, Florida 33054
Website
Cost: Free

Our youth have gone back to school, and we want to make sure they don’t run out of supplies during the year.

Publix is working with the Opa-locka Community Development Corporation to provide quality school supplies to the students in our community. Our youth have gone back to school, and we want to make sure they don’t run out of supplies during the year. We know those crayons and pencils have worn down, the paper in the notebooks are being used, so it’s time to stock up! Parents are encouraged to sign up their child’s name(s) to ensure they receive supplies.

Smithsonian Museum Day at History Fort Lauderdale 9/21/19

Smithsonian Museum Day at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 09/21/2019 – 09:30 pm – 04:00 pm
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
RSVP / Register
Cost: Free

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will take part in Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day on Saturday, September 21. Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

This year’s Museum Day participants at History Fort Lauderdale can view “The Art of Tim Forman: Landscape Paintings” currently on display plus explore the city’s rich past that is housed in historic buildings on a lushly landscaped campus – the History Museum of Fort Lauderdale situated in the 1905 New River Inn, the 1907 Pioneer House Museum, the 1899 Ivy Cromartie Schoolhouse Museum and the Hoch Research Library, South Florida’s foremost history center housing print resources and newspapers from 1910 – present plus 400,000 archival photos, 2,500 maps and 5,000 architectural blueprints.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Luminosa Festival of Lights at Jungle Island 10/5/19

Luminosa Festival of Lights at Jungle Island
Wednesday, 10/05/2019 – 01/08/2020 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: $35/adults; $30/children ages 3-10

Take a memorable journey through Jungle Island at night during the first-ever Luminosa Festival of Lights. This captivating instagram-worthy experience will span 13 of the park’s lush 18 acres and will feature hundreds of giant lanterns – beautifully hand-crafted out of colorful silk by the world’s top Chinese Lantern Festival creators. The festival paints a magical story of the jungle, its wildlife, birds & blooms, and Biscayne Bay, while showcasing the exciting transformation of South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction. A few of the visual delights will include a life-sized demure cassowary and striking silk parrots, a sea of glowing jellyfish, and panoramic reinterpretations of several iconic Miami destinations. You don’t want to miss this nighttime spectacle! The cost is $35 per adult and $30 per child (3-10 years old). Save 20% with the purchase of early bird tickets. In time for the holiday season and Art Basel, Luminosa will open to the public from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily starting October 5, 2019 – January 8, 2020.
Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. www.jungleisland.com / 305-400-7000

Bass Babies 9/20/19

Bass Babies
Friday, 09/20/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Using basic symbols like emojis, identify and express your emotions to make art.
Bass Babies is a weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities.
*Classes held on the same week repeat topics and activities. Participants are encouraged to sign up for one class per week.

Teen Art Class 9/21/19

Teen Art Class
Saturday, 09/21/2019 – 01:30 pm – 04:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Learn about aesthetic interactions of color, and basic fundamentals and advantages of using color in various media.
Studio art intensive workshops for building a strong portfolio of work. Each week is devoted to a particular medium, providing students the ability to select and explore material. Professional art teachers will advise and guide students to develop their skillset, hone their studio art practice, and experiment with a multitude of materials. Students will learn how to articulate their vision and speak about artwork through one-on-one and group critique, a necessary tool for artist development. Students are encouraged to attend all sessions.

Art for Kids at The Bass 9/21/19

Art for Kids at The Bass
Saturday, 09/21/2019 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Get an up-close look at the museum’s exhibitions while learning how to draw from observation with one-on-one interactions with the instructor.
Young artists will develop a portfolio of artwork while building technical skills through weekly group instruction, led by teaching artists, that explore different mediums, techniques and tools for art making.

Bass Babies 9/20/19

Bass Babies
Friday, 09/20/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Using basic symbols like emojis, identify and express your emotions to make art.
Bass Babies is a weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities.
*Classes held on the same week repeat topics and activities. Participants are encouraged to sign up for one class per week.

Bass Babies 9/25/19, 9/27/19

Bass Babies
Wednesday, 09/25/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $10 per class, $8 for members

Learn how to create all the colors of the rainbow by mixing primary colors.
Bass Babies is a weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities.

Art for Kids at The Bass 9/28/19

Art for Kids at The Bass
Saturday, 09/28/2019 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $15 per class, $10 for members

Fabric, paint, markers and clay are just a few materials that will be used to create a mixed media masterpiece.
Young artists will develop a portfolio of artwork while building technical skills through weekly group instruction, led by teaching artists, that explore different mediums, techniques and tools for art making.

Family Day at The Bass 9/29/19

Family Day at The Bass
Sunday, 09/29/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: Free

Ignite your imagination using all of your senses through a series of design challenges.
Family Day at The Bass is a free, monthly IDEAS program created to engage families with children of all ages in activities that encourage conversation, exploration and experimentation through art. Activities include a ‘Design Challenge’, action guides for gallery exploration, as well as special guest artists or performances. Admission is free throughout the day to all visitors on Family Days.

Gather Launch Celebration at Brickell City Centre 9/7/19

Gather Launch Celebration at Brickell City Centre
Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 11:00 am – 02:00 pm
Brickell City Centre
701 S Miami Ave,
Miami, Florida 33131
Website
Cost: Free

Join Brickell City Centre and Nini & Loli for the launch of BCC’s new family program series, GATHER! The fun filled event will feature activities such as face painting, balloon art, a self-portrait station by Little Creative Souls and an imagination play area.

Bass Babies 9/11/19, 9/13/19

Bass Babies
Wednesday, 09/11/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Explore different fiber art materials like yarn, cotton balls, and fabric, like exhibiting artist Sheila Hicks.
Bass Babies is a weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities. This program will sell-out.

Art for Kids at The Bass 9/14/19

Art for Kids at The Bass
Saturday, 09/14/2019 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Learn how to tell a story by creating a series of drawings.
Young artists will develop a portfolio of artwork while building technical skills through weekly group instruction, led by teaching artists, that explore different mediums, techniques and tools for art making.

Bass Babies 9/4/19

Bass Babies
Wednesday, 09/04/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Make art that engages the senses: touch, sight, smell and hearing. A weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities. This program will sell-out.
*Classes held on the same week repeat topics and activities. Participants are encouraged to sign up for one class per week.

Bass Babies 9/6/19

Bass Babies
Friday, 09/06/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Make art that engages the senses: touch, sight, smell and hearing.
A weekly art program designed for our youngest visitors and their caregivers, to foster new discoveries in sensory awareness, creativity and pre-literacy skills through hands-on art activities. This program will sell-out.
*Classes held on the same week repeat topics and activities. Participants are encouraged to sign up for one class per week.

Teen Art Class 9/7/19

Teen Art Class
Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 01:30 am – 04:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Often revered as the artist’s primary tool to record visual images and concepts, a comprehensive sketchbook is considered as an essential component for applying to any visual art program. Learn the basics on how to develop a thoughtful sketchbook.
Studio art intensive workshops for building a strong portfolio of work. Each week is devoted to a particular medium, providing students the ability to select and explore material. Professional art teachers will advise and guide students to develop their skillset, hone their studio art practice, and experiment with a multitude of materials. Students will learn how to articulate their vision and speak about artwork through one-on-one and group critique, a necessary tool for artist development. Students are encouraged to attend all sessions.

Art for Kids 9/7/19

Art for Kids
Saturday, 09/07/2019 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: $8 for museum members, $10 for non-members

Create personalized sketchbooks by learning about various book-making methods.
Young artists will develop a portfolio of artwork while building technical skills through weekly group instruction, led by teaching artists, that explore different mediums, techniques and tools for art making.

Labor Day: Around the World: A Taste of Italy (Ages 4-Teen/ 1 day/M) 9/2/19

Labor Day: Around the World: A Taste of Italy (Ages 4-Teen/ 1 day/M)
Monday, 09/02/2019 – 09:00 am – 12:00 pm
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 SW 26 ST,
Miami, Florida 33185
RSVP / Register
Cost: $49

Calling all chefs from across the globe! We’ve got your passport ready. Let’s take your palate on an Italian tour. Get ready to enjoy flavorful favorites from Lasagna Cupcakes, to mastering the art of Garlic Knots, and discovering TBK’s trick for delicious Chocolate Biscotti. Pack up your adventure bags and let’s get cooking! $49 per day. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Family Day at The Bass 8/25/19

Family Day at The Bass
Sunday, 08/25/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Website
Cost: Free

A free, monthly IDEAS program created to engage families with children of all ages in activities that encourage conversation, exploration and experimentation through art. Activities include a ‘Design Challenge’, action guides for gallery exploration, along with performances and activations with special guests. Admission is FREE throughout the day to all visitors on Family Days.

Kids’ Club Event 8/24/19

Kids’ Club Event
Saturday, 08/24/2019 – 08/24/2019 01:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Southland Mall
20505 S. Dixie Highway Suite 899,
Miami, Florida 33189
Website
Cost: Free

Kids’ Club Event – Aug 24
The August Kids Club Event at Southland Mall will feature face painting and talented juggler Tim Irwin. Make sure to sign up your kids for the Kids Club, featuring monthly activities for children 12 and younger. It’s free to sign up and participate.
For more information, visit www.mysouthlandmall.com or call (305) 235-8880.

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days 10/27/19

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days
Sunday, 10/27/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
MDC's Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Family Days, held on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC), offers free admission and hands-on educational activities to families with children. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours and other activities designed for everyone in the family!
Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the Museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.
Come and join us for shared learning experiences, exploring ideas and creating together.
No advance registration is required. Please check the museum’s website events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pink Walk 9/29/19

Pink Walk
Sunday, 09/29/2019 – 07:00 am – 11:00 am
Aventura Mall
19501 Biscayne Blvd,
Aventura, Florida 33180
Website
Cost: $25

Local nonprofit organization The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative is partnering once again with Aventura Mall to hold its third annual “Pink Walk.” This year’s event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29 in Aventura Mall’s Center Court. Participants can enjoy either the two-mile Pink Walk or the new Stroller Stroll, which was created with parents of young children in mind. The walk will remain on the same floor of the mall throughout its duration.

The event begins at 7 a.m. Equinox will lead participants in a warm-up.

Founded by Andrea Ivory, a local breast cancer survivor, The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative mobilizes volunteers and resources in a door-to-door approach to provide at-risk women with the education, prevention strategies, screenings and treatments necessary to fight breast cancer and heart disease.

Click here to register: https://runsignup.com/Race/FL/Miami/ThePinkWalk

Helmet Giveaway with Lyft and Commissoner Russell 8/15/19

Helmet Giveaway with Lyft and Commissoner Russell
Friday, 08/15/2019 – 04:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Bayfront Park
301 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Join Lyft and City of Miami District 2 Commissioner Ken Russell for a helmet giveaway in Bayfront Park, from 4 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 15. The event will be a chance for residents and visitors to receive a FREE scooter helmet*, as well as learn helpful safety tips and tutorials on Lyft scooters to help maximize the benefits that come with this fun, affordable and convenient way to get around town.
*Free helmet’s available while supplies last

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale 8/24/19

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 08/24/2019 – 10:00 am – 03:00 pm
New River Inn, along the Riverwalk
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL, Florida 33301
Website
Cost: Free

Don’t miss the next New River Marketplace this month at History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors. The event will take place on the historic campus, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.

Set under the shade of historic live oaks, the Marketplace will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of original art, antiques, furnishings, collectables, clothing, jewelry, luxury bath fixtures and more. Vendors will also showcase specialty plants including orchids and succulents plus pet supplies, organic food and natural health and beauty products. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.

Admission to the New River Marketplace is FREE. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days 9/29/19

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days
Sunday, 09/29/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
MDC's Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33135
Website
Cost: Free

Family Days, held on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC), offers free admission and hands-on educational activities to families with children. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours and other activities designed for everyone in the family!
Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the Museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.
Come and join us for shared learning experiences, exploring ideas and creating together.
No advance registration is required. Please check the museum’s website events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

2nd Annual Subaru Of Pembroke Pines Operation Kidsafe In Partnership With Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital 8/25/19

2nd Annual Subaru Of Pembroke Pines Operation Kidsafe In Partnership With Joe Dimaggio Children’s Hospital
Sunday, 08/25/2019 – 12:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Subaru of Pembroke Pines
16100 Pines Boulevard Pembroke Pines,
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027
Website
Cost: Free

Subaru of Pembroke Pines, Florida´s #1 Volume Subaru Store according to Subaru of America’s Sales Data 2018, owned and operated by Craig Zinn and the Craig Zinn Automotive Group will once again partner with Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital to host the 2nd Annual Subaru of Pembroke Pines Operation Kidsafe; a complimentary community event emceed by renown journalist and Radio personality, GiGi Diaz with a focus on safety education. During this event, the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital’s dedicated and caring staff and certified Child Safety Technicians will conduct workshops in car, bike, fire, water, sun, and home safety to help parents and caregivers prevent childhood injuries. The Joe DiMaggio Children’s Mobile Health Van will be onsite offering free essential health, and back to school screenings, and other services. Although the safety workshops will be the main event: event-goers will also enjoy games such as Wheel of Fortune, raffles, give-a-ways, as well as arts and crafts. Everyone will enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch courtesy of Subaru of Pembroke Pines which included a special kids menu complete with home-baked cookies, and ice cream. To register for the event, visit sppkidsafe.com.

The Wolves 10/31/19 – 11/17/19

The Wolves
Thursday, 10/31/2019 – 07:30 pm –
Adrienne Arts Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County
1300 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33123
Website
Cost: Ticket prices on website link

A South Florida Premiere play by Sarah Delappe and directed by Stuart Meltzer.

This Pulitzer Prize finalist centers on the lives and experiences of nine high school girls through their weekly Saturday morning pre-game soccer warmups, using their team and relationships as a metaphor for survival in 21st Century America. Different personalities and backgrounds clash, as these young women navigate the bumpy terrain of being a teenager living in America today. This stunning new work, highly theatrical and still true to life, is one of the most anticipated titles in the current American theater season.

Dino Light 10/26/19

Dino Light
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 03:00 pm –
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W. Flagler St.,
Miami, Florida 33135
Website
Cost: Free

In this original storyline, a famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life. When the dinosaur wanders away from home, he discovers a wonderful world full of creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love. Lined with electroluminescent wire, the story plays out on stage through a cutting-edge blend of puppetry, technology and dance.

Engage Workout & Spa Event at Jungle Island 8/11/19

Engage Workout & Spa Event at Jungle Island
Sunday, 08/11/2019 – 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: $37.33/children; $49.49/adults; Engage spa event is FREE with paid park admission

Calling all yogis and fitness enthusiasts! Jungle Island is proud to present its first “Engage” event in partnership with the Exhale South Beach Spa at Loews Miami Beach Hotel. This healthy affair will include light yoga and meditation sessions, a dance fitness class, chair massages, express manicures and the hottest new wellness trend, ear seeds, which is a type of acupuncture focused on the ear. Engage with animals and nature while enjoying invigorating workouts, spa treatments and additional jungle adventures in the sun. FREE with the purchase of regular park admission, which is $49.49 per adult and $37.33 per child (3-10 years old). Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. www.jungleisland.com. 305-400-7000

Hispanic Heritage Celebration 9/27/19

Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Friday, 09/27/2019 – 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Mall of the Americas
7795 W Flagler Street,
Miami, Florida 33144
Website
Cost: Free

Join us to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month at Mall of the Americas on Friday, September 27 from 6pm – 8pm. The main stage, located in our Center Court will feature a live band and cultural dance performances. In addition, this family-friendly event will have complimentary face painting, arts and crafts, dominoes, vendors and more!

Limited-Time Offer: Free Kids Admission 7/19/19 – 9/2/19

Limited-Time Offer: Free Kids Admission Until Sept. 2, 2019
Friday, 07/19/2019 – 09/02/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 am
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33134
Buy Tickets
Cost: FREE for kids

Miami Seaquarium is offering free admission to kids to experience the park’s Super Splashtacular Summer along with the Savage Ancient Seas exhibit. The limited-time Savage Ancient Seas exhibit has only seven weeks left at the park. This exhibit transports guests to a North America of 70 million years ago, where visitors can experience enormous, vicious sea monsters of the Cretaceous Period. The exhibit includes more than 50 prehistoric marine fossils, both cast and real specimens, mounted in extraordinary three-dimensional displays. Guests buy one general admission online and receive one free child (3-9 yrs.) admission. Admission tickets must be purchased online at https://www.miamiseaquarium.com/freekids. The Free kids offer is valid until September 2, 2019.

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days 8/25/19

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days
Sunday, 08/25/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
MDC's Freedom Tower
600 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
Website
Cost: Free

Family Days, held on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC), offers free admission and hands-on educational activities to families with children. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours and other activities designed for everyone in the family!
Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the Museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.
Come and join us for shared learning experiences, exploring ideas and creating together.
No advance registration is required. Please check the museum’s website events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Toyota of Hollywood Hosts Meet & Greet with World Championship Heavyweight Contender, Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz 7/31/19

Toyota of Hollywood Hosts Meet & Greet with World Championship Heavyweight Contender, Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz
Wednesday, 07/31/2019 – 06:30 pm – 09:00 pm
Toyota of Hollywood
Toyota of Hollywood, 1841 FL-7,
Hollywood, Florida 33021
Website
Cost: Free

Craig Zinn, Founder, and CEO at the Craig Zinn Automotive Group, South Florida’s premier auto group will host a special community send-off celebration party and fan meet and greet with Cuban heavyweight contender, Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz at his Toyota of Hollywood dealership on Wednesday, July 31st, beginning at 6:30 p.m. In September, Cuban heavyweight, Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz will fight heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Unlike other boxers, Ortiz’s motivation is not fame and fortune; it’s fighting for awareness for his daughter’s rare medical condition. Ortiz’s daughter lives with a painful skin disorder, epidermolysis bullosa. Both Zinn and Ortiz have a passion for supporting children’s causes; they have partnered to host this event to raise awareness for the pediatric medical services offered to treat this medical condition right here in Hollywood at the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.

Ready Jet Go screening 7/21/19

Ready Jet Go screening
Sunday, 07/21/2019 – 12:00 pm –
Miami Dade College Tower Theater
1508 SW 8th St,
Miami, Florida 33135
Buy Tickets
Cost: $6 – $8

South Florida PBS and Miami Dade College’s Tower Theater is hosting a screening of Ready Jet Go! One Small Step as part of the PBS national summer of space campaign. Kids will enjoy fun activities, meet Luna from Let’s Go Luna, and watch the Ready Jet Go! Special while learning about the anniversary of the first time that humans landed on the moon. How it was 50 years ago, and it was called the Apollo mission when Neil Armstrong became the first one to walk on the moon.

Be My Neighbor Day 7/27/19

Be My Neighbor Day
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 10:00 am – 02:00 pm
Hallandale High School
720 NW 9th Ave,
Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009
Website
Cost: Free

South Florida PBS is hosting Be My Neighbor Day at Hallandale High School. This free event includes fun activities, PNC 15th anniversary cake, taking pictures with Daniel the Tiger and Katerina Kittycat, receiving a free pair of shoes and backpack from the Children’s Service Council and creating a card for seniors in Hallandale while learning how to be a caring neighbor.

The Cordell Bank: A National Treasure screening 7/31/19

The Cordell Bank: A National Treasure screening
Wednesday, 07/31/2019 – 06:00 pm –
NSU Oceanographic Center
8000 North Ocean Drive,
Dania Beach, Florida 33004
Website
Cost:

Join Changing Seas for their last two screenings for the summer dive-in series. Learn about this magical under-water world off the coast of California and all the beautiful marine life that encompasses it.

Mystery of the Humpback Whale Song screening 8/7/19

Mystery of the Humpback Whale Song screening
Wednesday, 08/07/2019 – 06:00 pm –
NSU Oceanographic Center
8000 North Ocean Drive,
Dania Beach, Florida 33004
Website
Cost: Free

Join us for the Dive-In Summer Film Series at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences & Oceanography on Wednesday, August 7th at 6pm!

We will be screening the Changing Seas episode “Mystery of the Humpback Whale Song” followed by a Q&A with experts and a reception.

Event is free and open to the public!

Episode Description:

Each winter, a population of humpback whales migrates to its breeding grounds in the Hawaiian Islands. It is here that male humpbacks perform their elaborate and haunting song. Experts are studying the purpose of this song and what it might tell them about the animals’ overall fitness.

Tickets will be available July 23rd.

Back to School 80’s Party 8/3/19

Back to School 80’s Party
Saturday, 08/03/2019 – 07:00 pm – 12:00 am
Beach House Pompano
270 North Pompano Beach Blvd,
Pompano Beach, Florida 33062
Website
Cost: Free

Back to the ’80s! Join the celebration by coming to our Back to School 80’s party. Starting at 7pm come enjoy live music while sipping on our $10 drink specials. Sip on Alabama Slammers and Fuzzy Navels while playing games, listening to live music, and living up the last days of summer!

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days 7/28/19

Look! Talk! Create! Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College Free Family Days
Sunday, 07/28/2019 – 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College
117 NE 1st Ave LLC,
Downtown Miami, Florida 32132
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Cost: Free

Family Days, held on the last Sunday of every month at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC), offers free admission and hands-on educational activities to families with children. This monthly event features artist-led workshops, interactive gallery tours and other activities designed for everyone in the family!

Family programs are tailored for children ages 5 to 12 and their families or adult companions. MOAD MDC’s Family Days will enhance your experience of the Museum’s current exhibitions, as well as Miami Dade College’s Special Collections Galleries at the Freedom Tower.

Come and join us for shared learning experiences, exploring ideas and creating together.
No advance registration is required. Please check the museum’s website events page for more detailed information. Family Days workshops take place in MOAD MDC’s Educational Lab. Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale 7/27/19

New River Marketplace at History Fort Lauderdale
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 07/27/2019 07:00 am – 01:00 pm
New River Inn, along the Riverwalk
231 SW 2nd Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will host its next New River Marketplace on Saturday, July 27, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The New River Marketplace will continue to run on the fourth Saturday of each consecutive month on the historic campus, in front of the New River Inn (231 SW Second Avenue) and along the Riverwalk.

Set under the shade of historic live oaks, the Marketplace will feature more than 52 vendors offering a selection of original art, antiques, furnishings, collectables, clothing, jewelry, luxury bath fixtures and more. Vendors will also showcase specialty plants including orchids and succulents plus pet supplies, organic food and natural health and beauty products. Gourmet bites and beverages will be available to purchase onsite. Live music and a tattoo artist will add another artistic dimension to this community event.

Admission to the New River Marketplace is FREE. Guests are encouraged to take advantage of History Fort Lauderdale’s renowned tours and museums. General admission is $15 for adults; $12 for seniors and $7 for students (through age 22 with a valid student ID). Admission is free for members, military and children ages six and under. Tickets are available at http://bit.ly/HistoryFortLauderdaleTickets.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit us online at historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FLLhistory.

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall 7/27/19

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 07/27/2019 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Westfield Broward Mall – Center Court (near Pandora)
8000 W. Broward Blvd.,
Plantation, Florida Plantation
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Westfield Broward is proud to present Westfield Walls, an interactive art experience, featuring an urban street art lounge, live performances, art demonstrations, family-friendly art workshops and audience giveaways. The mall’s indoor art transformation is in partnership with ArtServe, a Broward-based, non-profit organization that empowers local artists and cultural entities to achieve their vision, improve the cultural fabric of our community, and discover innovations in the arts.

Admission to Westfield Walls is free and open to the public on Saturdays, July 27, August 3 and August 10, from noon to 4 p.m., in the mall’s Center Court. The immersive art experience highlights a new breed of street art that will encourage the local community to both discover and exercise their artistic excellence.

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall 8/3/19

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall
Saturday, 08/03/2019 – 08/03/2019 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Westfield Broward Mall – Center Court (near Pandora)
8000 W. Broward Blvd.,
Plantation, Florida Plantation
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Westfield Broward is proud to present Westfield Walls, an interactive art experience, featuring an urban street art lounge, live performances, art demonstrations, family-friendly art workshops and audience giveaways. The mall’s indoor art transformation is in partnership with ArtServe, a Broward-based, non-profit organization that empowers local artists and cultural entities to achieve their vision, improve the cultural fabric of our community, and discover innovations in the arts.

Admission to Westfield Walls is free and open to the public on Saturdays, July 27, August 3 and August 10, from noon to 4 p.m., in the mall’s Center Court. The immersive art experience highlights a new breed of street art that will encourage the local community to both discover and exercise their artistic excellence.

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall 8/10/19

Westfield Walls at Westfield Broward Mall
Saturday, 08/10/2019 – 08/10/2019 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm
Westfield Broward Mall – Center Court (near Pandora)
8000 W. Broward Blvd.,
Plantation, Florida Plantation
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Cost:

Westfield Broward is proud to present Westfield Walls, an interactive art experience, featuring an urban street art lounge, live performances, art demonstrations, family-friendly art workshops and audience giveaways. The mall’s indoor art transformation is in partnership with ArtServe, a Broward-based, non-profit organization that empowers local artists and cultural entities to achieve their vision, improve the cultural fabric of our community, and discover innovations in the arts.

Admission to Westfield Walls is free and open to the public on Saturdays, July 27, August 3 and August 10, from noon to 4 p.m., in the mall’s Center Court. The immersive art experience highlights a new breed of street art that will encourage the local community to both discover and exercise their artistic excellence.

Miami Seaquarium Celebrates “Salute to Heroes” with Free Admission for First Responders, Military for Independence Day Week 7/2/19 – 7/7/19

Miami Seaquarium Celebrates “Salute to Heroes” with Free Admission for First Responders, Military for Independence Day Week
Tuesday, 06/29/2019 – 07/07/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33149
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Cost: FREE

In recognition of their service to our country and community, “Salute to Heroes” offers all veterans, police, fire, law enforcement, EMT personnel and military personnel free admission to Miami Seaquarium, beginning June 29 through July 7th, Independence Day Week. A valid military or first responder ID is required and must be presented at the ticket counter. All accompanying family members – up to four guests – will receive 50 percent off admission.

The Gabriel Miami Fourth of July BBQ by the Pool 7/4/19

The Gabriel Miami Fourth of July BBQ by the Pool
Thursday, 07/04/2019 – 11:00 am – 09:00 pm
The Gabriel Miami
1100 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $48

Looking for a spot to spend the day by the pool before the fireworks? Kick off the Fourth of July at The Gabriel’s Fourth of July BBQ by The Pool! Guests can purchase a day pass to The Gabriel’s rooftop pool for $48 and enjoy Chef’s grill specials, a non-alcoholic beverage and pool access from 11 AM to 9 PM. After the party, stick around the rooftop for the best view of the Bayfront fireworks in the city!

Hot Dog Eating Contest 7/6/19

Hot Dog Eating Contest
Saturday, 07/06/2019 – 02:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Tarpon River Brewing
Tarpon River Brewing,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free

Don’t be a Weiner! We’re keeping the Fourth of July festivities going with a hot dog eating contest on Saturday, July 6th at 2pm. Guests of all ages can battle it out at chowing down on this American classic for their chance to win some amazing prizes.

July 4th Celebration at Jungle Island 7/4/19

July 4th Celebration at Jungle Island
Thursday, 07/04/2019 – 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Get ready for a star-spangled Independence Day at Jungle Island where animals and families are the stars! In celebration of America’s birthday, South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction will host daytime festivities for the entire family, including patriotic animal parades with dancing flamingos, rambunctious lemurs, slithering reptiles and more. Kids who dress up as their favorite animal will receive free park admission with an adult ticket purchase and be invited to participate in the parade on July 4th. In addition, Jungle Island will offer a variety of holiday activities from face painting, a DJ, to kids entertainment and games. Youth, ages 2-13 years old, can cool off at the new Jungle Splash, featuring water slides and paddle boats, while parents sip on refreshing local craft beers available for purchase. Park admission also includes access to over 350 rare animals, one-of-a-kind animal shows, and the new Adventure Bay. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. For tickets, visit www.jungleisland.com. Follow@JungleIsland on social media.

International Mango Festival 7/13/19

International Mango Festival
Saturday, 07/13/2019 – 07/14/2019 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
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Cost: 25

Join us on Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, 2019 for one of Miami’s most celebrated summertime events. This year features the mangos of the Dominican Republic! The weekend is packed with tropical gardening fun, including mango trees for sale, cooking demonstrations on how to use fresh Florida fruit in your own dishes, our ever-popular mango tasting, the world-famous mango auction, dishes from the MANGO KIDS Culinary Challenge, beer tasting; live music, activities for kids and so much more!

Bark N’ Brunch 7/27/19

Bark N’ Brunch
Saturday, 07/27/2019 – 11:30 am – 03:00 pm
Brimstone Woodfire Grill
14575 SW 5th Street,

Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027
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Brimstone Pines is hosting their popular Bark N’ Brunch on Saturday, July 27th from 11:30am to 3pm and inviting pet lovers to bring their fur babies to the paw-ty. Pups can enjoy their very own complimentary Pupachino (alcohol-free of course) and different dishes from the Dog Menu like Awoof con pollo. Humans can dig into Brimstone favorites on the patio. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Paws 4 You, join and have a paw-some time!

Surf Lessons by Hang Loose 7/28/19

Surf Lessons by Hang Loose
Saturday, 07/28/2019 – 09:00 am – 11:00 am
Beach House Pompano
270 North Pompano Beach Blvd, Pompano Beach,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33062
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Cost: Free

Join us and Hang Loose Surf School for a gnarly time as we host our FREE surf lesson event of the summer! The class will take place on the beach behind Beach House where guests will be lead by Hang Loose Surf instructors.