FontaineBOO! 10/26/19

FontaineBOO!
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Fontainebleu Miami Beach
4441 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Celebrate Halloween with your little ghouls Saturday, October 26th at Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s annual FontaineBOO. Located in the FB KIDS Camp Room from 2PM – 5PM, kids ages 4 – 12 will have the opportunity to play games for prizes that include Buried Treasure, Hook Toss, and Coconut Bowling. There will also be a Pirate adventure photo station and frame decorating and treat bags with candy. The FB KIDS FontaineBOO Halloween Bash is complimentary for hotel guests and $10 for non-hotel guests. Fontainebleau Miami Beach is located at 4441 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach. For more information, please call (305) 538-2000.

Jungle Island Celebrates Halloween with Luminosa 10/26/19

Jungle Island Celebrates Halloween with Luminosa
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 10/27/2019 05:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Tickets for Luminosa are $35 per adult, $30 per child (ages 3 to 9 years old) and $99 for a family pack (2 adults + 2 children). Save 10% with online ticket purchase.

Get your Halloween glow on during Luminosa Festival of Lights. Just for the occasion, Jungle Island will illuminate its trails with orange light. Stroll through hundreds of giant lanterns shaped into whimsical animals, marine life, birds, blooms and even iconic Miami destinations. Costumes are encouraged! This nighttime spooktacular also will feature Chinese acrobats, roving entertainment, Adventure Bay, a DJ booth and live music, free treats for all ages, food trucks, a Moet Champagne lounge, and bars, serving up specialty cocktails and mocktails. Additionally, guests can stop by on Halloween (October 31st) for a Glow Happy Hour with half-priced drinks.

Tickets for Luminosa are $35 per adult, $30 per child (ages 3 to 9 years old) and $99 for a family pack (2 adults + 2 children). Save 10% with online ticket purchase. From 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on October 26 & 27, 2019. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. www.jungleisland.com / 305-400-7000 / @JungleIsland on Facebook and Instagram

Family-friendly Spooky Crafts and Treats at Jungle Island 9/26/19

Family-friendly Spooky Crafts and Treats at Jungle Island
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 10/27/2019 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $44.99 per adult and $33.49 per child (ages 3 to 9 years old) Save 20% with online ticket purchase.

Calling all ghosts, goblins and witches! Jungle Island invites the entire family to get into the Halloween spirit with face painting, lawn games, themed arts & crafts, spooky music, candy and more. Decorate trick-or-treat bags and then explore 18 acres of the jungle, in search of candy and some of the world’s rarest animals. Plus, enter kids into a costume contest for a chance to win cool prizes. Tickets are discounted during the month of October. Park admission is $44.99 per adult and $33.49 per child (ages 3 to 9 years old) Save 20% with online ticket purchase. Kids dressed up in costumes receive $10 park entry into South Florida’s popular eco-adventure attraction. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 26 & 27, 2019. Jungle Island is located at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, FL 33132. www.jungleisland.com / 305-400-7000 / @JungleIsland on Facebook and Instagram

MOCA North Miami to Host a Free Family Day on Oct. 26 to Celebrate the Launch of the Free MOCA MiniMakers Program Sponsored by South Florida Automobile Dealers Association (SFADA) in Conjunction with the Miami International Auto Show 10/26/19

MOCA North Miami to Host a Free Family Day on Oct. 26 to Celebrate the Launch of the Free MOCA MiniMakers Program Sponsored by South Florida Automobile Dealers Association (SFADA) in Conjunction with the Miami International Auto Show
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 12:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) is pleased to announce that the MOCA MiniMakers program is now free with a new sponsorship from the South Florida Automobile Dealers Association (SFADA). MiniMakers is a series of fun, hands-on art workshops using a variety of mediums and artistic inspirations for ages 6-12 years old that allows children to learn painting, drawing, sculpting, and mixed media techniques to create take-home masterpieces, with a different theme each month. The museum will celebrate with a Free Family Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. Guests are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes.
 
Families will have the opportunity to participate in a day of fun-filled, fall carnival-themed activities in the MOCA courtyard including a bounce house, not so spooky face painting, carnival games and more. Hands-on art activities led by MOCA Educators will be free, with all supplies included and for a variety of ages including mini pumpkin painting, a collaborative “Fall Wall” and spooky lanterns. Guests will enjoy live entertainment and performances by local artists, photo opportunities and a great family atmosphere. Food from local food trucks and snow cones will be also available for purchase.

Guests will have the chance to win tickets to the Miami International Auto Show, taking place at The Miami Beach Convention Center on Nov. 1 – 10. Recognized as one of the largest and most prestigious in the nation, the Miami International Auto Show showcases more than 500 new vehicles from most of leading manufacturers from around the world – a collection that auto enthusiasts wait all year to see.

With the support of South Florida Automobile Dealers Association (SFADA), MOCA MiniMakers Sponsored by SFADA is now a free program. Parents and guardians are encouraged to stay and create with their children. All supplies and instruction are included. Projects are inspired by current exhibitions and fine-art techniques which lead to creative exploration.

Lasagna Lovers (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver) 11/16/19

Lasagna Lovers (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)
Saturday, 11/16/2019 – 09:30 am – 10:30 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 St,
Miami, Florida 33185
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Cost: $28

Calling all chefs from across the globe! We’ve got your passport ready. Join us for a tasty trip where we’ll enjoy a delicious tour of handmade Lasagna, Lasagna Cupcakes that is. All chefs will be cheering for more as we use fresh tomato sauce, creamy ricotta, bubbly mozzarella and fresh basil. Pack up your adventure bags and let’s get cooking! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! $28 per child with one caregiver included. Registration is required, space is limited.

Turkey Cupcake Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver) 11/17/19

Turkey Cupcake Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)
Sunday, 11/17/2019 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 St,
Miami, Florida 33185
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Cost: $28

Gobble, gobble, gobble…let’s eat! Join us for a special culinary adventure as we learn how to make an oh-so-delicious chocolate cupcake decorated to look just like a turkey. Dying to know how we do it? Become a budding chef in our Kitchen as you discover all our delicious secrets! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! $28 per child with one caregiver included. Registration is required, space is limited.

Pizza Perfection Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver) 11/24/19

Pizza Perfection Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)
Sunday, 11/24/2019 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 St,
Miami, Florida 33185
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Cost: $28

Pizza? Yes, please! Calling all chefs to join us as we build world-famous mini pizzas of our very own. We’ll start by mastering the perfect dough with the help of our trusty friends yeast, whole wheat and honey, before moving onto our yummy tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella cheese and our best friend, basil, on top. Grab your pizza loving friends and let’s get cooking! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! $28 per child with one caregiver included.Registration is required, space is limited.

Free admission to Miami Seaquarium for teachers and school employees in October 10/1/19 – 10/31/19

Free admission to Miami Seaquarium for teachers and school employees in October
Thursday, 10/03/2019 – 10/31/2019 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33149
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Cost: Free

Totally Teachers Month! returns to Miami Seaquarium offering Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County teachers and school employees’ free admission to Miami Seaquarium during the entire month of October! Plus, they will also receive a 50% discount for up to four guests, so the whole family can join in on the fun. Private and Public School Teachers and school employees must show a valid school ID card or pay stub along with a picture ID to obtain the Totally Teachers discount. Teachers are invited to visit the Education Center on the weekends during Totally Teachers Month! for more information on the park’s educational programs. While there, Teachers can also enter to win a free field trip to Miami Seaquarium. A total of four field trips will be awarded in October and the winning teacher will receive a free group admission to Miami Seaquarium for up to 35 students. For more than 64 years, Miami Seaquarium has been a firm advocate of marine life conservation and education.

Miami City Ballet Hosts Annual Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soirée 12/15/19

Miami City Ballet Hosts Annual Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soirée
Sunday, 12/15/2019 – 10:00 am – 03:00 am
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Peacock Foundation Studio
1300 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: $500 VIP Ticket (Adults & Children)

Miami City Ballet’s annual Nutcracker Magic Children’s Soirée returns for its fifth year with a “Visions of Sugarplums” theme, featuring a brunch reception sponsored by Centner Academy, followed by a VIP performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®.

Proceeds from the event support MCB’s community engagement programs that serve more than 19,000 participants annually, including youth, seniors and historically underserved populations.

Brunch reception: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® performance: 1:00p.m. – 3:00p.m.
Intermission Reception at the Peacock Foundation Studio

VIP Tickets include:
• Complimentary valet parking
• Brunch table and prime seating
• Meet-and-greet with Nutcracker Magic cast characters
• Exclusive VIP performance of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®
• Intermission refreshments
• Backstage tour led by Miami City Ballet staff
• Swag bag for each child
• Nutcracker keepsake doll and signed ballet shoe

Hamburger Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver) 11/10/19

Hamburger Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)
Sunday, 11/10/2019 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 st,
Miami, Florida 33185
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Cost: $28

We’re flippin’ for burgers! Hamburger cupcakes that is. Join us as we put a sweet spin on one of America’s favorite savory foods. Dying to know how we do it? Discover our secrets of how to turn an ooey-gooey chocolate cookie into a hamburger patty, ordinary ingredients into colorful burger toppings, and complete it all with a cupcake bun. A perfect sweet treat for your next BBQ! This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! $28 per child with one caregiver included.Registration is required, space is limited.

Mom’s Morning In at State of Kid 10/2/19

Mom’s Morning In at State of Kid
Wednesday, 10/02/2019 – 10/02/2019 09:30 am – 01:00 pm
State of Kid
151 NE 41st St, Suite 219,
Miami, Florida 33137
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Cost: Free

On October 2, State of Kid is giving mamas a (rare) morning to themselves. Beginning at 9:30am, Mom’s can enjoy a welcome breakfast before starting on a morning filled with panels and classes on subjects like prenatal health, postnatal health, early childhood development, and more! Mama’s can wrap up their morning with a prenatal yoga class starting at 11:45 am. or with a postnatal movement class at 12:30pm 

Monster Splash Halloween Bash returns to Miami Seaquarium 10/25/19, 10/26/19, 10/27/19

Monster Splash Halloween Bash returns to Miami Seaquarium
Friday, 10/25/2019 – 10/27/2019 11:00 am – 04:00 pm
Miami Seaquarium
4400 Rickenbacker Causeway,
Miami, Florida 33149
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Cost: $19-$24

Miami Seaquarium will be taken over by ghosts and goblins when the popular Monster Splash Halloween Bash returns in October. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 25-27 the park will feature Halloween-themed marine shows, trick or treating, inflatables, rides and more. Monster Splash Halloween Bash offers a fun and safe daytime Halloween alternative for kids and their families. This year’s event will offer more ghoulish treats and ghostly fun than ever before; featuring trick or treating at Sharky’s Sweet Tooth Stations, as well as kiddie rides and bounce houses at the Little Monsters Play Area. Enjoy one of the many Halloween-themed marine animal shows, including the splashy fun of the Swashbuckling Pirate Top Deck Dolphin Show, Day of the Dead at Flipper Lagoon, or the Finding Hemo Sea Lion Show. As part of the weekend of Halloween fun at Miami Seaquarium, the Park will have fun harvest activities for the entire family to enjoy including a picture-perfect Pumpkin Patch, Create-a-Scarecrow Zone, Flipper’s Dance Party and much more.

PULSE Art Fair 12/5/19

PULSE Art Fair
Thursday, 12/05/2019 – 12/08/2019 10:00 am – 07:00 pm
Indian Beach Park
4601 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33140
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Cost: $35-$100

Founded in 2005 and celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, PULSE Art Fair welcomes an international roster of exhibitors presenting contemporary art for the engaged buyer. PULSE boasts a history of providing guests with a luxury experience, hosting more than 150,000 patrons since its inception. For the week in the annual art calendar when 80,000 tastemakers descend on Miami, let PULSE be your calm in the palms, your oasis in the chaos.

PULSE Art Fair will take place from Thursday, December 5th to Friday, December 8th at Indian Beach Park, 4601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140. PULSE will kick off with a Private Preview brunch on December 5th, allowing guests an exclusive sneak peak of this year’s innovative exhibits. PULSE will be open to the public on December 5th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., December 6th and December 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and December 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit www.pulseartfair.com.

Subaru of Pembroke Pines Dog Appreciation Pawty 10/20/19

Subaru of Pembroke Pines Dog Appreciation Pawty
Sunday, 10/20/2019 – 10/20/2019 12:00 pm – 03:00 pm
Subaru of Pembroke Pines
Subaru of Pembroke Pines, 16100 Pines Boulevard Pembroke Pines,,
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33027
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Cost: Free

Come one, Come all, to the 4th Annual Subaru of Pembroke Pines Dog Appreciation Pawty, sponsored by Craig Zinn, and the Craig Zinn Automotive Group. Join us on Sunday, October 20th from noon to 3 pm and enjoy complimentary BBQ, Dog Adoptions, FREE tail-wagging dog-themed activities, contest, raffles and much more. It’s going to be pawsome for the entire family, including your dogs. Plus, you get to meet on-air personality GiGi Diaz from 939mia variety from the 80s, 90s, and today, while you check-out some dog gone great savings on a wide selection of new and pre-owned Subarus. All festivities are brought to you courtesy of Subaru of Pembroke Pines, where customers always enjoy #AmaZINNAutomotiveExperiences!

Adopt a Dog & Support the Humane Society of Greater Miami During “Bark & Sip” 11/7/19

Adopt a Dog & Support the Humane Society of Greater Miami During “Bark & Sip”
Thursday, 11/07/2019 – 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Shops at Merrick Park
358 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
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Cost: A $20 donation provides one complimentary refreshing Tito’s Vodka mixed drink and a delicious tapas and sushi buffet by Sawa Restaurant, plus a doggie dining menu for your dog compliments of Sawa. Other $10 donations can be made for additional drink tickets. All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

Shops at Merrick Park’s “Bark & Sip” will offer a pet adoption expo, Tito’s Vodka photo booth and a showcase of pet-friendly products and services, plus Sawa Restaurant’s great food and Tito’s Vodka cocktails with donations benefiting the Humane Society of Greater Miami.

A pet-themed raffle for prizes such as a luxury dog bed, a weekend of pet sitting, and photography mini-sessions with your special pup will also support the Humane Society.

Representatives from the Humane Society will be on-site to showcase adoptable dogs and accept donations. Local businesses such as Art to Save Lives, City Pooch, Creating New Tails, DogExpressions, EquiPaws, Miami Pet Concierge and PetSmart will be showcasing available pet products and services at the event.

The Ramble at Fairchild 11/9/19

The Ramble at Fairchild
Saturday, 11/09/2019 – 11/10/2019 09:30 am – 04:30 pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
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The Ramble truly has something for everyone! A huge plant sale of Fairchild-grown plants and plants from vendors offering edible plants for your own fall garden, ornamentals, orchids, succulents, exotics and more.

KidWay

Engage with Fairchild educators and see science in action! And, enjoy botanical carnival style games and face painting!
Also, interact with local environmental organizations and learn how they are making an impact locally and globally.

Fall Beer Garden

Enjoy seasonal brews from local Brewing companies!

Vendors

Food and more! Cooking demos by Miami’s top chefs, samples, food from some of our favorite vendors and all you need to create your own spiced up dishes for fall and winter.

Plant Sale, Cycad Circle Area

Pick up Fairchild plants and many more from local plant societies and nurseries.

Music, Garden House Lawn

Admission Pricing
Free for Fairchild Members
Adults: $25
Seniors (age 65 and up): $18
Children (ages 6-17): $12
Free for children 5 and younger

Halloween at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden 10/25/19

Halloween at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Friday, 10/25/2019 – 10/27/2019 05:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road,
Coral Gables, Florida 33156
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Friendly Creatures of the Night on October 25th 5:00-8:00 PM
Come to Fairchild for a night of discovery! Dress as your favorite creature to make the night more fun, and don’t forget your flashlight!

An event for the whole family! Learn all about the night creatures dwelling in within the Garden and our South Florida backyards. Take a stroll around to see what you can spot!

Howl-o-ween on October 27th 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
At Fairchild’s Howl-o-ween guests can take advantage of a great opportunity to enjoy the Garden with their dogs as they parade through Fairchild’s lush surroundings all the while showing off their Halloween costumes. Guests and their dog can hop on any of the trams, make it a doggie tram ride! Now that’s something to wag your tail about! Don’t forget to get their treats!

Sunday Stories at MOCA 10/6/19

Sunday Stories at MOCA
Sunday, 10/06/2019 – 11:30 am – 01:30 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art
770 NE 125th Street,
North Miami, Florida 33161
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Cost: Free

Discover a new read-aloud staple with Green Is a Chile Pepper, a fun rhyming picture book where children discover a world of colors all around them: red is spices and swirling skirts and yellow is masa, tortillas and sweet corn cake. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, but all are universal in appeal. With rich, boisterous illustrations, a fun-to-read rhyming text, and an informative glossary, this playful concept book will reinforce the colors found in every child’s day! The Sunday Stories series takes place on the first Sunday of every month.

KIDS JAMM at PAMM 10/27/19

KIDS JAMM at PAMM
Sunday, 10/27/2019 – 10:00 am – 02:00 pm
Perez Art Museum Miami
1103 Biscayne Blvd.,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Must purchase entry. Free admission for children 2 years old and younger.

Join us for Pérez Art Museum Miami’s first-ever family fundraiser! Working with renowned multi-disciplinary artists, kids of all ages will have an unforgettable experience creating their own masterpieces. KIDS JAMM is a rare opportunity for kids and their grown-ups to interact and create with some of Miami’s best known artists, as well as artists from around the country.

KIDS JAMM will feature live music, art-making activities, great snacks and treats, dancers, special guests and many more activities designed to forge a deeper connection with PAMM, living artists, and the creative process.

All funds raised will support PAMM’s free access days and the PAMM Student Pass, which gives free access to PAMM for all Miami-Dade County Public Schools students.

Art in the Garden “Bird Call” Exhibition on Display at Shops at Merrick Park 10/12/19

Art in the Garden “Bird Call” Exhibition on Display at Shops at Merrick Park
Saturday, 10/12/2019 – 06:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Shops at Merrick Park
350 San Lorenzo Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33146
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Cost: $10 for adults and $8 for children

Shops at Merrick Park will be the perfect backdrop for a one-night only Art in the Garden installation entitled “Bird Call” which includes three-dimensional works curated by Ccucu Gall-Art on Saturday, October 12, from 6 to 10 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will benefit MECVEN, a non-profit museum for the endowments of the arts.

This exhibition will include artworks from a variety of top artists dedicated to inspiring change and awareness in Miami and around the world. The experience will include wine and food sampling.

Tickets are available at https://birdcall-artinthegarden.eventbrite.com/, priced at $10 for adults and $8 for children, including one drink and food samplings.

Ccucu Gall-Art, a Miami based art gallery, started operations in 2013. Since then, aiming to make a constructive contribution to the world by creating art exhibitions and installations with three-dimensional work to bring awareness on the preservation of Earth has led Ccucu to have magnified the art scene with pop-up art events throughout the city.

For more information about Shops at Merrick Park, call (305) 529-0200, visit us online at www.shopsatmerrickpark.com or follow Shops at Merrick Park on Facebook at www.facebook.com/shopsatmerrickpark.

Miami Theater Center Presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar 10/26/19

Miami Theater Center Presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Saturday, 10/26/2019 – 01:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Miami Theater Center
9806 NE 2nd Avenue,
Miami Shores, Florida 33138
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Cost: $15

To launch its 2019-20 season, Miami Theater Center is proud to present a beautiful production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar in celebration of the 50th birthday of the classic children’s book. Create memories with your children by bringing them to South Florida’s only Theater for Young Audiences and expose them early to the arts. At this play, three beloved stories by Eric Carle, award-winning children’s book illustrator and author, will be brought to life on stage including The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed-Up Chameleon. The show is recommended for ages 2 and up. Show times are 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019. Miami Theater Center is located at 9806 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL 33138. For event information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mtcmiami.org. 305-751-9550

Ofrendas, An Homage to the Colorful Traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos, at History Fort Lauderdale 10/6/19

Ofrendas, An Homage to the Colorful Traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos, at History Fort Lauderdale
Sunday, 10/06/2019 – 11/03/2019 11:00 am –
History Fort Lauderdale
231 SW Second Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
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Cost: Free Family Fun Day; Other days require admission of $15 adults/ $12 seniors/ $7 students / Free for military and kids ages 6 and under

History Fort Lauderdale, proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with “Ofrendas,” its annual homage to the colorful traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos. The cultural immersion exhibit, containing both fine art and creative community memorial altars or “ofrendas” covered in photographs, flowers and favorite items of the dearly departed, opens Sunday, October 6 and runs through Sunday, November 3 at the New River Inn. This year’s associated activities will include family fun on opening day, a Community Conversation about the origins of Day of the Dead and an evening of parades, costumes and revelry on Saturday, November 2.

Activities and events for this year’s “Ofrendas” are as follows:

“Ofrendas” Family Fun Day Exhibit Opening, Sunday, October 6, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Free
Celebrate another year of life and the remembrance of loved ones in preparation for Día de los Muertos. Family Fun Day is a FREE public event featuring a sharing of stories, face-painting, a puppet show and touring of the community “Ofrendas” exhibition.

Florida Day of the Dead Celebration on Saturday, November 2 – 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.; Free to view celebration
Stake your spot on the lawn of History Fort Lauderdale for this annual traditional, colorful skeleton processional sponsored by Riverwalk, City of Fort Lauderdale and the Puppet Network & Puppet Guild of South Florida. Community members in skeleton costumes and masks “meander through villages” to visit the graves of their ancestors. City Officials will kick-off the parade and then mariachi musicians lead the way as this processional of thousands of skeletons streams from Huizenga Plaza west along Riverwalk. It then heads north on SW 3rd Avenue, where the celebration continues at Revolution Live Entertainment Complex. During the event, History Fort Lauderdale will welcome guests to place their offerings in the “Ofrendas” exhibit room from noon – 8 p.m. Visit www.dayofthedeadflorida.com for schedule information.

Community Conversation with Jonathan Chait Auerbach, Consul General of Mexico, on Monday, October 21, at 6 p.m.; Open to the public. Suggested donation of $10.
Join History Fort Lauderdale for a discussion about the historical traditions of Day of the Dead in Mexico. RSVP requested at http://bit.ly/HFLOfrendasConversation.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale’s “Ofrendas” exhibit and activities, 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.

Bass Babies 10/2/19

Bass Babies
Wednesday, 10/02/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $10 per class, $8 per class for members

In this week’s class, create 3D forms and learn about artists that use stacking and building in their artwork. 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 10/4/19

Bass Babies
Friday, 10/04/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: $10 per class, $8 per class for members

In this week’s class, create 3D forms and learn about artists that use stacking and building in their artwork. 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.

Halloween on the Mile 10/31/19

Halloween on the Mile
Thursday, 10/31/2019 – 10/31/2019 03:30 pm – 07:00 pm
Miracle Mile
150 Miracle Mile,
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
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Cost: Free

The Business Improvement District (BID) of Coral Gables is hosting its annual “Halloween on the Mile,” featuring an afternoon of trick-or-treating at more than 70 stores along Miracle Mile and special events for the whole family to enjoy – pets included! Throughout the event, families can capture memories at the Capital One Café photo booth at 150 Miracle Mile.

Special events from local partners include:
• 3:30 p.m. – Children’s film at the Coral Gables Art
Cinema
• 4:00 p.m. – Trick-or-treating along Miracle Mile and
adjacent streets, featuring Capital One Café
photo booth at 150 Miracle Mile
• 4:00 p.m. – Storytime at Books & Books
• 5:00 p.m. – Kiddie costume contest at the Miracle
Theatre
• 6:00 p.m. – Pet costume contest at the Coral Gables
Museum

Halloween Boo Bash 10/31/19

Halloween Boo Bash
Thursday, 10/31/2019 – 10/31/2019 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Mall of the Americas
7795 West Flagler,
Miami, Florida 33314
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Cost: Free

Mall of the Americas’ annual Halloween Celebration returns Thursday, October 31st from 5pm- 7pm. Children ages 10 and under are invited to enjoy fun games with the friendly, bilingual Gigi the Witch. Festivities will kick off at 5 pm with Gigi the Witch on stage in center court. Trick or Treating afterwards at participating stores while supplies last. Masks are only allowed on small children.

Heroes of Liberty City 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend: Peace Walk + Community Fun Day 10/18/19

Heroes of Liberty City 10th Anniversary Celebration Weekend: Peace Walk + Community Fun Day
Friday, 10/18/2019 – 12:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Charles R. Drew Community Field
1907 NW 60 St,
Miami, Florida 33142
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Cost: Free

MCI COMMUNITY FUN DAY will allow us to put our families first! This family fun day will engage our community to actively participate and celebrate our ten years of service to Liberty City. Children and families will have an opportunity to enjoy family friendly activities which include carnival rides, DJ, food trucks, retail vendors and live musical performances. This Community Fun Day will take place at the Charles R. Drew Community Field, 1907 North West 60 Street, directly adjacent to Charles R. Drew K-8 Center.

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
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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
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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
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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.

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
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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
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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
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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.

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
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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.

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
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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
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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.

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
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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
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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
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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 9/6/19

Bass Babies
Friday, 09/06/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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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 9/4/19

Bass Babies
Wednesday, 09/04/2019 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Bass
2100 Collins Avenue,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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
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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
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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