Miami Lakes Town Center lights up during Festival of Lights events

Miami Lakes Town Center lights up during Festival of Lights events
The Main Street Merchants and The Graham Companies welcomed the South Florida community at the 34th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights on Saturday, November 24.The holiday festivity was held ...

Holiday-themed Community Bike Ride scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15

Holiday-themed Community Bike Ride scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 15
Miami Lakes and its Neighborhood Improvement Committee are hosting a holiday-themed Community Bike Ride on Saturday, December 15.Participants are encouraged to deck out their bikes with holiday ...

Best of Miami Lakes award winners announced during annual Festival of Lights

Best of Miami Lakes award winners announced during annual Festival of Lights
Miami Lakes Economic Development Committee (EAC) announced the winners of the 2nd annual “Best of Miami Lakes” 2018 awards. The winners were recognized on Small Business Saturday, November 25, ...

Cultural Affairs Committee presents a Disco Concert at 7 p.m. on December 9

It’s time to play some “funky” music. Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee will present a Disco Concert featuring the disco cover band, The Playlist, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at Miami Lakes Picnic Park West, 15151 N.W. 82 Avenue.The Playlist was founded by lead vocalist ...

Town's Toy Drive runs to December 14

The Town of Miami Lakes is hosting a Toy Drive to benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. Residents are encouraged to brighten a child’s spirits during the holiday season by dropping off toy donations at Town Hall, 6601 Main Street, through Friday, December 14.The ...

Seniors Holiday Social set for Saturday, December 8

Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee will host a Holiday Social for Miami Lakes seniors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8, at the Roberto Alonso Community Center, 16500 N.W. 87 Avenue.Attendees are encouraged to bring an unwrapped boy for children 12 years and under that ...

Food and Wine tickets make a great Christmas gift

Looking for the ideal gift for a loved one? Give the gift of Miami Lakes Food & Wine Festival tickets. There are still a few tickets left for the March 2, 2019 event at Miami Lakes Optimist Park.The classy event is sponsored by Miami Lakes AutoMall, Palmetto General Hospital and The ...

Elderly Affairs Committee honors senior volunteers

Elderly Affairs Committee honors senior volunteers
The Town of Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee completed its 2018 series of Lunch Bunch and Bingo events in late September with over 90 senior citizens participating and enjoying health food ...

Local actor Armando Bernal nominated for an Emmy for his role in PBS's Kid Stew

Local actor Armando Bernal nominated for an Emmy for his role in PBS's Kid Stew
Local Miami Lakes actor Armando Bernal IV has been nominated for a Suncoast Regional Emmy award for his talent as performer and narrator. Bernal is best known for his role in PBS’s new show “Kid ...

Annual Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic fans

Annual Veterans Day Parade draws patriotic fans
Hundreds of families and children lined the sidewalks of Ludlam Road in the heart of Miami Lakes to observe the Town of Miami Lakes annual Veterans Day Parade on November 11. More than 3,000 ...

Ballet Etudes presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 15-16

Ballet Etudes presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 15-16
Start holiday celebrations by enjoying a spectacular live performance of “The Nutcracker.” Ballet Etudes of South Florida, located in the Miami Lakes area, will present its 44th annual full-length ...

Miami Lakes resident Dr. Jorge Orta wins Team Health honor

Miami Lakes resident Dr. Jorge Orta wins Team Health honor
Long-time Miami Lakes resident Dr. Jorge Orta is a practicing cardiothoracic anesthesiologist and chief anesthesiologist at Palmetto General Hospital. Orta was recently awarded Director of the ...

Toys for Tots Christmas Party set for December 7

Toys for Tots Christmas Party set for December 7
On December 7, DJs Giving Back and local South Florida band, Mantrap, have united alongside the Miami Lakes Ale house to bring the first-ever Toys for Tots Christmas party. In addition to helping ...

Our Lady of the Lakes holds annual Thanksgiving Drive

Our Lady of the Lakes holds annual Thanksgiving Drive
Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic School and Church held its annual Thanksgiving Drive in November and was able to provide a Thanksgiving meal to 512 needy families. The endeavor impacted thousands ...

Pace High's annual Food Drive feeds 500 families

The Monsignor Pace High School (Pace) community held their annual Tons of Love food drive throughout the month of November where students, parents, teachers, staff, alumni and friends were invited to participate.The food drive was initially established by former Pace faculty member, ...

Education Fund of Miami Lakes competes in Aetna Voice of Health Campaign

Education Fund of Miami Lakes competes in Aetna Voice of Health Campaign
The Education Fund of Miami Lakes announced that it is a finalist in Aetna’s Voices of Health video campaign, competing for a top prize of $20,000. The Education Fund’s current initiatives bring ...

In Memoriam: HML teacher and UTD steward Daniel Francia

In Memoriam: HML teacher and UTD steward Daniel Francia
Hialeah Miami Lakes Senior High School (HML) social science teacher Daniel Michael Francia passed away at his home on November 8 due to complications from diabetes. Formally of Massena, New York, ...

Bob Graham Education Center Homelessness Awareness Day recognized by CEA

Bob Graham Education Center Homelessness Awareness Day recognized by CEA
November 8 was Homeless Awareness Day in Miami-Dade County, a day designated to bring awareness to the issue of homelessness in the community and provide information on ways people can help. The ...

Giving Gators join with local businesses and town for successful Thanksgiving Drive

Giving Gators join with local businesses and town for successful Thanksgiving Drive
Nonprofit Giving Gators in coordination with the Town of Miami Lakes, local businesses and sponsors, conducted another successful Thanksgiving drive. “Being able to serve our community by giving ...

Martinez family creates 'running shoe' charity drive

Martinez family creates 'running shoe' charity drive
Orestes Martinez is an avid runner who has participated in many races both in South Florida and internationally. However, while running the Marabana race in Cuba last year with his mother ...

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