Mayor's Charity Havana Night Gala set for Sept. 21

The office of Miami Lakes Mayor Manny Cid will host the 2019 Mayor’s Charity Havana Night Gala on September 21 at the Roberto Alonso Community Center 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue.This elegant and exciting event will feature food, music and entertainment transporting attendees to a night in ...

Area resident Nelly Palma writes book on special needs experience

Area resident Nelly Palma writes book on special needs experience
Little Johnny may have Down Syndrome but the congenital disorder doesn’t stop him from making a big difference at school.Though he struggles with intellectual impairment each day of his life, ...

Summer Service Bash set for July 27 at Amelia Earhart Park

Summer Service Bash set for July 27 at Amelia Earhart Park
Sustaining a healthy and vibrant parks system makes Miami-Dade County a great place to live. On July 27, join hundreds of volunteers in helping to keep park spaces clean and green at the “Summer ...

Miami Lakes YMCA Summer Camps will continue to August 16

Registration for Miami Lakes summer camps in partnership with the YMCA is still open and camps will be open until August 16.Dance Camp provides learning different modalities of dance.Sports Camp helps young athletes have a quality sports experience as coaches train and develop campers ...

MLEC summa cum laude grad Alexandra Reboredo joins Miami Lakes staff

MLEC summa cum laude grad Alexandra Reboredo joins Miami Lakes staff
Alexandra Reboredo graduated from Miami Lakes Education Center summa cum laude. She was editor in chief of The Harbinger and the school’s yearbook, Alpha and Omega. She is a Posse Scholar, a ...

No better way to beat the heat than at the Ice Cream social July 20

Beating the summer heat has never been so sweet as Miami Lakes Youth Activities Task Force hosts the 3rd annual Ice Cream Social from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday July 20, at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.The free event is sponsored by Miami Lakes Auto Mall and ...

Youth Center July events announced

Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students from 6 to 8 p.m. during July at “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East.Open Hang Night is scheduled for Friday, July 26. The Youth Center is equipped with a billiard table, ...

Town approves suicide awareness event Aug. 10

Volunteering most of her time in Miami Lakes for years, Emily Wong wanted to honor her best friend, Victor Ruiz, who committed suicide last year, while bringing awareness to mental health issues that cause people to take their own lives.But Wong never discussed her emotional pain ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans July events

Miami Lakes Branch Library plans July events
Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during July and early August:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite ...

A Guide to Obesity Health Risks

Almost 40 percent of U.S. adults and 18.5 percent of youth are obese according to the 2015-2016 findings by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.The findings are important because obesity health risks create a number of medical issues such as high blood pressure, ...

Eagle Scout project leads to new garden and sign at Goleman High

Eagle Scout project leads to new garden and sign at Goleman High
On June 15, Boy Scout and Barbara Goleman Senior High (BGSH) student Brandon Chicardini from Troop 565 completed his Eagle Scout project at BGHS. The service project consisted of beautifying an ...

Miami Laker Lorenzo Hampton Jr. off to great start in minor leagues

Miami Laker Lorenzo Hampton Jr. off to great start in minor leagues
Growing up in Miami Lakes Lorenzo Hampton Jr., knew baseball was his game.His dad is former Miami Dolphins running back Lorenzo Hampton Sr., but his son decided not to follow in his footsteps and ...

Hurricane preparedness time is now in event of a major storm

In preparation for the hurricane season. It is important to stay alert and informed of any severe weather possibilities and be prepared long before and immediately preceding a storm.The Miami-Dade 2019 Official Hurricane Readiness Guide can be found at ...

Town starts a Transition Program for special needs residents

Miami Lakes’ Special Needs Advisory Board announced a pilot Transition Program for individuals with special needs. The program expands training in the areas of employability skills training, life skills and self-advocacy so they can learn skills to achieve independence.The program is ...

'The Spot' Youth Center plans events for youngsters during July

Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students from 6 to 8 p.m. during July at “The Spot,” 6075 Miami Lakes Drive East.Open Hang Nights are scheduled for Wednesday, July 10 and Friday, July 26. The Youth Center is equipped ...

Lunch Bunch, Western Social and Marlins baseball on tap for seniors in July

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee (EAC) has scheduled a variety of events for senior residents during June.Lunch Bunch and Bingo - Wednesdays, July 10 and 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. Seniors can socialize and make new friends ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets July programs

Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during July:For Children and Families:Movies and Stories for Kids – Watch favorite movies with family and friends. Movies being shown this month are “Spider Man into the Spider-verse,” (PG); ...

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp

JetStream Federal Credit Union hosts Future Bankers' Camp
JetStream Federal Credit Union once again partnered with the Center for Financial Training (CFT) and Miami Dade College (MDC) for the annual Future Bankers’ Camp Program.The program provides a ...

Rhythmic Gymnastics at Shula's Athletic Club

Rhythmic Gymnastics at Shula's Athletic Club
The 2019 Rhythmic Gymnastics Summer Show was held on June 21 at Shula’s Athletic Club located at 15150 Bull Run Road. It was a great night as many friends and family attended the event. The group ...

Miami Lakes United Methodist Church hosts Social Media forum on July 13

Miami Lakes United Methodist Church (MLUMC) located at 14800 Ludlam Road, will host “Social Media and Our Kids: Prevent, Prepare, Protect and Pursue” starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13.In a press release, the church said “Our kids and community now extend further than before. ...