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City Theatre explores Miami activism in free short play readings

City Reads, the popular free short play reading series, returns to Coral Gables with exciting works by local and national playwrights. The theme this year is activism. City Theatre and Books & Books invites the community to enjoy professional actors reading four ten-minute plays connected by themes impacting and reflecting Miami today. After the readings …

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Free Family Day on Aragon in Coral Gables

Coral Gables Museum welcomes you to “Family Day on Aragon” on the second Saturday of each month, with free admission, live music and special activities. Their Artist-In-Residence for the season will offer special programming during each Family Day event. Schedule of Events 11 a.m.: Screening of “The Last Unicorn” across the street at Coral Gables …

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Tropical Audubon Society offers free birding field trips

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou October heralds our region’s last big flush of fall migrants. First-of-season songbirds, such as the Rose-breasted Grosbeak, appear now, and several of our wintering species typically begin arriving too, including Eastern Phoebe and Black-throated Green …

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NWS music series: Acclaimed artists and fellows collaborate at intimate concerts

This Sunday’s matinee concert on October 9, 2022 features Jennifer Frautschi on violin, and musicians of the New World Symphony‘s chamber music ensemble performing The Lark Ascending at 2 p.m. at New World Center on Miami Beach. Tickets are $15. New World Center is located at 500 17th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, …

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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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Free Gospel Jam at North Beach Bandshell

Share in the richness of Black gospel music at Gospel Jam Sessions with Pastor Marc Cooper and friends, presented by Live Arts Miami and the Rhythm Foundation. Enjoy an afternoon of praise outside of a traditional church setting with Pastor Cooper, who is well-known in South Florida’s gospel community.  The free concert is set for …

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Free Moss Center concert featuring Pablo Cruise and the Pure Prairie League

It’s almost time for The Moss Center’s (formerly the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center) annual Backyard Bash! The free annual celebration, which kicks off the center’s season, this year will feature a live performance by Pablo Cruise and the Pure Prairie League. The concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022 at the …

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South Florida’s scenic parks & natural areas, plenty are free

Set your sights for an adventure in the South Florida wilderness. Perhaps you’ll navigate a shady path through a lush forest. Or perch yourself on a riverbank where herons are wading in the water. Tune in to the sights, scents and sounds of the outdoor environment. Parks, botanical gardens and protected natural areas in Miami-Dade, …

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Miami Children’s Museum offers free Sensory Saturdays

Did you know Miami Children’s Museum offers Sensory Saturdays? On the second Saturday of the month, the museum creates a specially focused experience for children with disabilities and their families including modified lighting, sound adjustments and other features. Families can enjoy the day with a stage performance and other sensory-based activities. Best of all, admission …

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Student discounts to the arts, shows and museums in Miami

One of the best deals around in Miami is through an organization called Culture Shock Miami. Through Culture Shock, students 13 to 22 can get discount tickets to numerous cultural performances in Miami for only $5 each. Tickets go on sale the 1st day of each month. Here is a list: $5 tickets to Percussion Consort: …

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Miccosukee Indian Village reopens with gators, airboats and crafts

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida will celebrate the reopening of its Indian Village on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. The Village is once again preparing to be ready for visitors and plans to showcase its tribal arts and culture with crafts, airboat rides and alligator demonstrations.  Visitors can observe Miccosukee Indians as they engage …

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