Rep. Manny Diaz, Jr. names local area citizens to newly formed Blasting Task Force

  A legislative task force was recently created to assist the state’s Fire Marshall Office in its efforts to find some solutions to the blasting which is allegedly causing damages to homes in the Northwest Miami-Dade area and the City of Miramar. Miami Lakes residents Josh ...

Town Commander urges businesses to create safety and security plans

Town Commander urges businesses to create safety and security plans
  Local business owners should create a safe and security plan for their employees to respond to emergencies such as a burglary and armed robbery or a disgruntled person intent on harming ...

Family, friends, supporters gather for Gwen Graham campaign event

Family, friends, supporters gather for Gwen Graham campaign event
  A homecoming fundraiser was held recently at Shula’s Steakhouse in Miami Lakes for Florida gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham. Over 100 family, friends and supporters were in ...

Sponsorship open for July 4th event

  Sponsorship registration is now open for Miami Lakes 15th annual Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show. The Cultural Affairs Committee and the Town will celebrate Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4. Last year’s event offered live entertainment, food trucks, and a ...

Town's annual financial audit paints positive picture

  Town of Miami Lakes completed its annual financial audit successfully for fiscal year 2017 that was presented to the Mayor and Council at the April 3 Council meeting. The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) includes an introduction, financial, statistical and a ...

'Meet Me at the Park' campaign can earn Town a $20K grant for park improvement during Earth Month

  For the fourth consecutive year, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with the Walt Disney Company to help fund local park improvement projects across the country through the national “Meet Me at the Park” Earth Month campaign. The ...

Vets Committee's annual Tree Dedication Ceremony honors Diego Hernandez

Vets Committee's annual Tree Dedication Ceremony honors Diego Hernandez
  Miami Lakes Veterans Committee memorialized veterans and Vice-Admiral Diego Hernandez at their annual Tree Dedication Ceremony on March 22 at Picnic Park West. Hernandez’s wife, ...

Food and Wine Festival participants are honored

Food and Wine Festival participants are honored
  During the April 3 Town Council meeting, Economic Development Committee chairman Michael Huffaker, and Miami Lakes Food and Wine Festival coordinator Lynn Matos, presented a check in the ...

Town receives Saris Bike Rack grant with new racks now in Royal Oaks Park

Town receives Saris Bike Rack grant with new racks now in Royal Oaks Park
  Saris Cycling Group celebrated National Bike Month in May 2017 by introducing a contest featuring $800 worth of bike parking facilities. Interested participants wee encouraged to post a ...

Public Safety Committee plans Identity Theft forum

  Miami Lakes Public Safety Committee (PSC) will host an Identity Theft Protection and Suspicious Behavior Reporting forum from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 14, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. At 10 a.m., a panel of experts from Miami-Dade County ...

'Meet Me at the Park' seeks nominations for $20,000 NRPA park improvements

  For the fourth consecutive year, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with the Walt Disney Company to help fund local park improvement projects across the country through the national “Meet Me at the Park” Earth Month campaign. The ...

Neighborhood Improvement Committee sets Home Decor Expo for Saturday, May 5

  Miami Lakes Neighborhood Improvement Committee will host its inaugural Home Decor and Improvement Expo on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. The event will offer an opportunity for residents to learn how to fix up ...

AED donated for Lakes Youth Center

  Miami Lakes Youth Center (The Spot) has received a donation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) at its location, 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. In honor of their daughter, Jesus and Claudia Vergara established The Breanna Vergara Foundation, a non-profit focused on a mission ...

Elderly Affairs Committee seeks creative logo designs

  Miami Lakes student artists are invited to use their artistic and innovative abilities to create a new committee logo for the Town’s Elderly Affairs Committee EAC). The EAC was created to assist the Town with identifying the needs of Miami Lakes’ elderly residents ...

Student Job Fair scheduled for April 21

  Miami Lakes Youth Activities Task Force and Economic Development Committee are joining forces to host the annual Spring Student Job Fair for high school and college students from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 21, at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue. ...

Youth Center Art in Public Places unveiled on March 10

  Miami Lakes unveiled the Miami-Dade County Art in Public Places project at the Town’s Youth Center (The Spot) on March 10 at 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. Art in Public Places is a program of Miami-Dade’s Department of Cultural Affairs and serves the community through the ...

New Florida budget includes $1 million for two Miami Lakes capital projects

  The Town of Miami Lakes was a big winner for state funding, as Florida Governor Rick Scott approved $1 million for two major capital improvement projects requested by two State Representatives Manny Diaz Jr., and Jose Oliva and State Senator Rene Garcia. The Miami Lakes and ...

Miami Lakes Branch Library sets activities and events during April

  Miami Lakes Branch Library announced the following programs that are available for the public during April: For Children and Families: STEM Saturdays – Experience a hands-on lesson where FIU undergraduate and medical students teach how to take rocket science skills to new ...

Town's After Hours Network Mixers return April 26 to Dr. Limon Ceviche

  Miami Lakes Economic Development Committee’s next After Hours Business Networking Mixer is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26, at Dr. Limon Ceviche Bar, 7341 Miami Lakes Drive, in the Cypress Village Shopping Center. Interested attendees can stop by after work ...

'The Spot' Youth Center schedules events for teens during April

  Miami Lakes Youth Center will be hosting several fun and exciting programs for middle and high school students at “The Spot” from 6 to 8 p.m. during April at 6075 Miami Lakes Drive. Friday, April 13 - Horror Night. It’s a screaming and creepy Friday the 13th ...

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