Miami Music Project ensemble concerts

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The talented kids from the Miami Music Project’s four chapters will play at two season finale concerts on Saturday, May 30, at 1 and 7 p.m. at the FIU Wertheim Performing Arts Center. First from 1-3 p.m. the beginner-level musicians from the Liberty City, Little Havana, Little Haiti and Doral chapters will perform. In the evening, […]

$5 summer dive-in movies at Grapeland Water Park

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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. […]

Free hurricane event at Frost science museum

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The  International Hurricane Research Center and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department have joined forces with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science to offer a day of hurricane preparation activities for families on Saturday, May 30, with free admission all day to the Miami Science Museum. Activities for adults and children at “Feel the […]

7 attractions for one price

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Seven Miami and Fort Lauderdale area attractions are offering a new South Florida Adventure Pass this summer. With the pass, South Florida residents and tourists can get unlimited visits this summer to Everglades Alligator Farm, Flamingo Gardens, Jungle Island, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Sawgrass Recreation Park and Young […]

Jungle Island Memorial Day deal for military, first responders

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Family members of veterans, police, fire, EMT and active military with ID can visit Jungle Island this Memorial Day weekend (May 23-25) for 50% off (up to four people), while military and first responders get in free. Military or employee ID is required to get the deal. As always, admission for active military personnel, veterans, law enforcement […]

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, […]