Free screening of film on Miami’s history

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Leading up to Downtown Art Days Sept. 11-13, the MDC Wolfson Archives is hosting a free film screening at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, the hub for Downtown Art Days, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The film Once There Was a Place showcases the transformation of the City of Miami. It features […]

A+E District free events

A+E District

The Arts + Entertainment District calendar of events gets more packed every month. The events are held at Canvas Miami, 90 NE 17 St. RSVP is required for all events. Admission for all events is 21 and over. Here’s what’s on the schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 7-11 p.m.: Sounds of Cuba where Smooth Rhythms Dance conducts a […]

Free events at Miami Beach Botanical Garden


The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is where to find free events over the next two months. Taking advantage of the serene and peaceful surroundings, the garden is hosting outdoor theater, play readings and other festivities. All events listed are free, and admission to the garden is always free. Month by month, here’s what they’re offering: SEPTEMBER The […]

Free samplings and cooking demos at Fresh Market


Several fresh market locations are hosting samplings and cooking demos throughout September. The “Fresh Flavors” events feature Chef Kristin Johanson, who will be preparing a sundried tomato shrimp and couscous salad during the cooking demos and then handing out the freshly made recipe to shoppers. Chef Johanson will be at the following Miami Fresh Market locations: […]

Free health clinics for seniors at Miami-Dade parks


As part of its Active Older Adults program, the Miami-Dade Parks Department is hosting free Healthy Choices clinics conducted by Walgreens at Miami-Dade parks from September to November. The program is for adults 55 years and older. The clinics include free blood pressure checks and flu shots, snacks and gifts as well as one-on-one time with […]

Free martial arts classes

OIS Krav Maga

Martial arts master instructor Philippe Glikman is hosting several free master classes of OIS Krav Maga martial arts in September at various temple locations. There are classes for adults and children. Considered the most effective hand-to-hand fighting survival system, this form of Israeli Operative Martial Art combines instinctive elements of other martial arts styles along […]

Free Homestead trolley expands service


The City of Homestead’s free trolley service, already a convenient way to get around, has added two more hours of service in the morning aimed at commuters. It’s now running 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The downtown trolley route includes 19 stops, including five […]

$5 summer dive-in movies at Grapeland Water Park


Imagine sitting in a pool and staying refreshed while watching a funny animated movie. That’s the experience during Dive-In Movies, the City of Miami Parks & Recreation Department’s outdoor movie night every last Friday of the month at Grapeland Water Park, 1550 NW 37 Ave., Miami. Admission is $5. The water park opens at 5:30 p.m. […]