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Start SUPER SATURDAY off right with our Community Bike Ride!

Don't forget to BYOBike!

5 mile family-friendly loop.

And don't worry, we have a shortcut that's perfect for the little ones that want to join in on the fun!

 
 
 
Event Date Apr 29, 2017 7:30 am
Event End Date Apr 29, 2017 9:00 am

The Town of Miami Lakes and its Youth Activities Task Force (YATF), in partnership with the YMCA of South Florida, will celebrate Healthy Kid’s Day and Sports-a-Palooza with SUPER SATURDAY AT THE PARK on Saturday, April 29th, 2017, from 10am to 1pm at the Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, located at 15151 NW 82nd Ave, Miami Lakes, FL 33016.

This FREE family event will consist of a family fair with activities for children and adults including information and resources from community service providers, local vendors, raffle giveaways, music, entertainment, and more! Families will enjoy healthy food demonstrations, fitness showcases, and interactive games.

The Town’s Youth Activities Task Force’s Sports-a-Palooza will be offering skills and drills in the following sports activities: Volleyball, Soccer, Frisbee, and Flag Tag.

Additionally, the Town’s Public Safety Committee is excited to partner with FIU’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s Medical Students Working to Improve Society & Health (MedSWISH) at our Farmers Market! MedSWISH is a medical student-run community service organization that provides health screenings and education to members of the local community. Along with faculty, MedSWISH will be offering stoke prevention education, in honor of the upcoming Stroke Awareness Month, as well as FREE glucose, blood pressure, and BMI screenings.

Timeline of events is as follows:

Community Bike Ride: Registration at 7:30AM; 5 mile family-friendly loop at 8AM
Yoga in the Park: 9AM-10AM
Farmers Market: 9AM-3PM
Boot Camp: 10AM-11AM
Healthy Kids Day and Sports-A-Palooza: 10AM – 1PM

For details about the SUPER SATURDAY AT THE PARK and other Town events, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/events 

Event Date Apr 29, 2017 8:00 am
Event End Date Apr 29, 2017 3:00 pm
Event Date Apr 29, 2017 10:00 am
Event End Date Apr 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Mayor Manny Cid and the Town of Miami Lakes will host a reception at Miami Lakes Town Hall in observance of National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 4th beginning at 8:00 AM.

A light breakfast will be served followed by a musical ensemble from the Elevate Church Worship Band and prayers from members of local houses of worship.

"Since President Washington's swearing in, prayer has played a pivotal role in the truth that our rights come from God and not government," stated Mayor Cid. "The national day of prayer celebration reminds us of faiths prominent place in our nation's founding."

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman.

Event Date May 4, 2017 8:00 am
Event End Date May 4, 2017 9:30 am

Join us on Thursday, May 4th from 6-8pm at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, for an evening of art and culture as we showcase the works of the students in the Town’s adult painting class.

The paintings will also be on display at Town Hall and available for viewing through the summer months from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

The Town offers over 75 different recreation programs for all ages and skill levels. For more information on the Town’s community programs, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/recprograms 

Event Date May 4, 2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date May 4, 2017 8:00 pm

The Town of Miami Lakes is excited to announce the addition of a Farmers Market that will take place each Saturday at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 NW 82nd Avenue. The Markets will be held from 9:00am - 3:00pm each Saturday and will run through the June 3rd. The Farmers Markets will offer a variety of fresh produce, natural juices, assorted flowers, cultural foods, and handcrafted accessories.

For more information, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/events or contact Community Engagement & Outreach Manager Clarisell De Cardenas at 305-364-6100.

Event Date May 6, 2017 9:00 am
Event End Date May 6, 2017 3:00 pm

The Town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee will host a Senior Appreciation Golden Hero Awards Luncheon, proudly sponsored by The Graham Companies and Mount Sinai Medical Center, on Saturday, May 6th from 11 AM to 2 PM at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 NW 87th Ave. The Town extended the opportunity to the community to nominate men and women over the age of 60 who demonstrated exemplary service to others and our community, and are inspiring models of active aging for the Golden Hero Award.


The award recipients are as follows:
• Ginette Lillo, longtime instructor for the Town’s Adult Painting Class


• Mirtha Mendez, active community member former member of the Town’s Education Advisory Board and Elderly Affairs Committee, Charter Revision Commission


• Dave Oliver, Vice Chair of the Town’s Elderly Affairs Committee and founder of the Miami Lakes “Old Geezers” Softball League


• Akua Scott, youth mentor and adult etiquette instructor


• Nancy Simon, former Town Councilwoman and active community member


• Dorothy Wix, member of Town’s Elderly Affairs Committee and President of the Miami Lakes Garden Club


The Town and its Elderly Affairs Committee proudly congratulates all of our Golden Hero Award winners!

Event Date May 6, 2017 11:00 am
Event End Date May 6, 2017 2:00 pm