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Kids’ drawing class led by Museum of Graffiti’s local artists

The world’s first museum dedicated to graffiti Learn from the pro’s. Sunday drawing sessions are open for creative minds under 13 years old. For 45 minutes, kids and families can practice techniques for bubble letters and characters. Upcoming: 10 a.m.-noon, October 23, 2022 and October 30, 2022. This class recurs weekly unless noted otherwise. Class …

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Free Jazz at Wolfson in Downtown Miami

Miami Dade College presents a series of free daytime jazz concerts through April called Jazz at Wolfson at the MDC Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. As jazz aficionados know, the genre comes in all shapes, sizes and sounds, on piano, sax, bass, guitar, trombone, drums and more. It’s a form that is performed solo, as a …

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Free Florida Grand Opera ‘First Sing’

Florida Grand Opera kicks off the 81st season with the FGO Studio First Sing for free with RSVP: Oct. 21 in Miami-Dade; Oct. 22 in Broward. This is your first opportunity to witness the incredible talents of the emerging artists in residency. Subsequent First Sing dates preceding each opera are $10, only the first one …

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Night hike and campfire at Deering Estate

The Deering Estate sits atop the geological formation known as the Miami Rock Ridge, most prominent and visible in southern Miami-Dade County. During the day, it offers eco adventures like birding and nature walks but what really is special when the sun goes down are the seasonal night hikes and campfire evenings among the tropical …

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Monthly moon viewings at Deering Estate

Moon Over Miami The famous song that Ray Charles sang takes on new meaning when you add a telescope to the scene with a backdrop of the historic Deering Estate.  Enjoying the view of the moon from the Estate’s front lawn is a recurring monthly event, but it’s also a a bring-your-own-binoculars or telescope (BYOT) …

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Miccosukee Indian Village reopens with gators, airboats and crafts

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida has reopened. The Village is once again showcasing its tribal arts and culture with crafts, airboat rides and alligator demonstrations.  Visitors can observe Miccosukee Indians as they engage in the traditional arts of doll making, beadwork, patchwork and basket weaving. It’s also an opportunity to learn about the …

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Perez Art Museum Miami presents free floating film series

Pérez Art Museum Miami’s (PAMM) will present the Floating Films Series in collaboration with Ballyhoo Media on the evenings of October 6, November 3 and December 22, 2022. Films will be screened from the water and guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Events are free with RSVP. Food and drinks will be …

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Guided eco tours of rarely seen Big Cypress swamp for $10

Since 1984, legendary nature photographer Clyde Butcher has been capturing the surreal flora, fauna and landscape of Florida’s primeval cypress swamp on large-format film. And every once in a while, he lets the public peek behind the scenes to reveal all of nature’s mastery and mysteries he has come to love. Mark your calendar and …

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Free salsa class Sundays at Ball and Chain in Little Havana

The Ball and Chain Bar in Little Havana is hosting free salsa events with dancing that begins at 8 p.m. and a class that starts at 9 p.m. every Sunday for the over 21 crowd. There is no cover charge.   The restaurant and neighborhood bar is part of the vibrant and historic Little Havana …

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Florida Grand Opera’s new season tickets on sale

For more than 80 years, Florida Grand Opera has been mesmerizing audiences with everything from madcap comedies to political thrillers and timeless romances. And this upcoming season, November-May, has some classic operas lined up.   Tickets for all shows begin at: $16 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (opening night $21-up) $21 …

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