Miami-Dade libraries summer reading program

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The Miami-Dade Public Library System is planning its 2015 Summer Reading Program.The program runs June 6 through Aug. 1. And, it’s not just for children. The celebration begins Saturday, June 6, with special events at many branch libraries. Check the library calendar for free events all summer. To earn a ticket for the grand prize drawing, children, […]

Wynwood and Design District art walks

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The Wynwood Art Walk and the Miami Design District Art + Design night are the second Saturday of each month, close enough to go to both if you have the stamina. The Wynwood event also includes food trucks. Hours are 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.  For more information on the Design District, visit www.miamidesigndistrict.net. Details […]

Free days at national parks

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Entry to all 392 U.S. national parks will be free April 18-19, in honor of National Park Week. The deal includes Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas National Park, off Key West. The National Park Service also reminds us that admission to many of our national parks, including Biscayne National Park in Miami, is always free. […]

Free Friday at Miami Children’s Museum

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Every third Friday of the Month, Miami Children’s Museum has free admission from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. The program is sponsored by Target. Events include interactive activities and crafts and storytelling. Children can also explore hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits related to arts, culture, community and communication. Miami Children’s Museum is at 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, Florida 33132. Phone: […]

Farmer’s Market at A+E District

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The up and coming Arts + Entertainment District, an area nestled between Downtown and Wynwood, is hosting a Farmer’s Market the second Sunday of every month from noon to 5 p.m. at 14th Street and North Miami Ave. Besides offering farm fresh produce and baked goods, the market will have a culinary demonstrations, live performances and the […]

Free boating safety classes

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The Monica Burguera Foundation, the charity named in honor of Monica Burguera, a young woman killed in a boating accident during 2006 Columbus Day festivites, is hosting boating safety classes from now through December at various locations around Miami. The full-day program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. except for those exceptions noted below. […]

Free Bird Road Art Walk third Saturdays

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The Bird Road Art Walk is held the third Saturday of every month from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrate art, music, poetry and more during the Bird Road Art Walk. Enjoy free parking and a free shuttle service  that loops continuously throughout the district stopping at each participating artists’ studio and gallery.  Start your […]