Friday, February 20, 2015

Bird Road Art Walk - Saturday, February 21, 2015 FREE and OPEN to the public

Saturday, February 21, 2015

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bird Road Art District
Conveniently located just east of the Palmetto Expressway & south of Bird Road (SW 40th St). Most studios are locates along SW 75 Ave and SW 74 Ave
Miami, FL 33155

Join us for the Bird Road Art Walk, on Saturday, February 21, from 7-10 pm, and meet a vibrant community of Miami-based artists as diverse as the city itself.

Go behind-the-scenes and explore the creative process in the many artists’ studios and alternative spaces normally not open to the public; experience new exhibits, interesting people, engaging conversations and amazing artists; connect with original works of art; enjoy live demonstrations and let the music move you as go from one venue to the next.

Now in its fourth year, the Bird Road Art Walk, continues to bring artists and collectors together. On the third Saturday of each month, artists’ open their studios, along with alternative spaces and galleries that dot the industrial area along SW 74 Ave and SW 75 Ave. The event features a broad range of contemporary, emerging and established artists working in a variety of mediums ranging from photography to sculpture, mix media, conceptual art, ceramics, drawing, painting etc… there is art for all tastes and budgets.

The Bird Road Art Walk is organized and funded by the Bird Road Art District, Inc., a non-profit volunteer based organization.

Black Tech Week at Miami Dade College - Monday, February 23, 2015 through Saturday, February 28, 2015

Black Tech Week
Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM – Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 10:00 PM

 Miami Dade College – North Campus
11380 Northwest 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33167

Black Tech Week is a week long series of events celebrating innovators of color during the last week of Black History Month.

The Black Tech Week steering committe has invited top technologist, startup founders, venture capitalist, world leaders, grassroots activists and thought leaders to present at our 2 day summit, VC/Mentor mixer, Hour of Tech at Miami Dade County Schools, and a community hackathon as well as two pitch competetion.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Free Valentine’s day Budokon yoga at South Pointe Park Miami, Saturday, February 14, 2015

Saturday, 02/14/2015 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
South Pointe Park
1 Washington Avenue,
Miami Beach, FL  33139


 Cost: Free

This Valentines day, Saturday the 14th, at 11 am, couples and singles alike are invited to Join Work of Art Fitness and Team Porchia, at South Pointe Park to enjoy our monthly free Budokon yoga experience.

Men and Women of all experience levels welcome!

Monday, January 19, 2015

Miami Dade College Free Affordable Care Act Information Workshops -Free and open to the public, the workshops: January and February at various MDC campuses


Miami Dade College Free Affordable Care Act Information Workshops

Affordable Care Act Information Workshop

Saturday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kendall Campus
11011 SW 104 St.
Computer Courtyard, Building 2 (first floor)

Saturday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Campus
11380 NW 27 Ave.
Computer Courtyard, Building 2 (first floor)

Thursday, Feb. 5, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Wolfson Campus
300 NE Second Ave.
Computer Courtyard, Building 2 (second floor)

Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kendall Campus
11011 SW 104 St.
Computer Courtyard, Building 2 (first floor)

Saturday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
North Campus
11380 NW 27 Ave.
Computer Courtyard, Building 2 (first floor)

Miami Dade College (MDC) will host another round of Enroll America informational workshops on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), answering questions and providing assistance regarding Florida’s insurance marketplace.

Free and open to the public, the workshops will be held throughout the months of January and February at various MDC campuses. The enrollment deadline is Feb. 15.

Trained volunteers will be on hand to help guide MDC students and the public at large on the application and enrollment process. This effort is focused on connecting the community with the right resources and information allowing for the selection of a health insurance plan that best fits individual needs and budgets.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

2015 Marlins Energy Team Auditions, Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Marlins Park Miami

2015 Marlins Energy Team AuditionsSaturday, January 24, 2015
Starting at 10:00 am

Marlins Park
501 Marlins Way
Miami, FL 33125

The Miami Marlins will host preliminary auditions for the 2015 Marlins Energy Team at 10 a.m. on Saturday, January 24 at Marlins Park.

The open auditions will be broken down into three sessions: female and male dancers, co-ed cheerleaders and gymnasts, and breakdancers. All performers must be at least 18 years of age and provide a resume with a headshot.

The Miami Marlins Energy Team is a high-energy squad with a unique mix of gymnastics, hip-hop, acrobatics, modern jazz funk and breakdancing. The Energy Team provides excitement and entertainment during Miami Marlins home games and appearances throughout the community. All rehearsals, games and community appearances are paid events.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Family Fun Day: ¡Viva Puerto Rico! Saturday, January 10, 2015

Family Fun Day: ¡Viva Puerto Rico!
Saturday, January 10, 2015

 10:00 am – 05:00 pm


101 West Flagler Street,
Miami, FL 33130

 Cost: Free

Enjoy Puerto Rican music, food, and culture with Plena Es, our Heritage Spotlight Series artist-in-residence. Experience live interactive presentations (at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.) by this plena and bomba band, and learn basic rhythms in our instrument corner throughout the day. Try delicious treats and an array of craft activities inspired by Puerto Rican traditions.

 The series is sponsored by the Institute of Museum & Library Services.

Friday, December 26, 2014

Fairchild Volunteer Info Days: Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 and Saturday Jan 10, 2015

Fairchild Volunteer Info Days
 Thursday, Jan 8, 2015  thru Jan 10, 2015
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
10901 Old Cutler Road
Coral Gables, FL33156

Volunteers learn new skills, make a positive impact in the community and the world and advance Fairchild’s mission through their hands-on support of our programs. Learn about exciting opportunities available in education, horticulture, and visitor services. Volunteer Info Days are Thursday, January 8 and Saturday, January 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Inside Miami Art Show at Art Emporium of Miami, Now thru December 31, 2014

Inside Miami Art Show

10:00 am – 8:00 pm

Art Emporium of Miami
710 SW 13 Avenue,
Miami, FL 33135

RSVP Here:

Free Admission

Inside Miami is a solo show by artist Yovani Bauta.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Happy Wall in Coconut Grove, November 29, 2014 thru January 2, 2015

November 29, 2014 thru January 2, 2015


3015 Grand Ave
Coconut Grove, Florida 33133

An art installation slash public display of happiness, The Happy Wall is a giant chalkboard creation where you’re invited to answer the question, “What makes YOU happy?”

The Happy Wall encourages ALL people — visitors and locals of all ages, interests and backgrounds — to pick up a piece of chalk and jump headfirst into a happiness movement! Draw, write, doodle — express your happiness however you wish.

During the wall’s appearance in Cocowalk, there’ll be a whole host of programming revolving around it including live music, art, giveaways and more!

The Happy Wall is presented by Happify, an amazing website and app that empowers people to shift their mindsets and achieve higher levels of happiness and emotional well-being through fun, science-based activities and games. As Happify says, “Science has shown that happiness is winnable.”
Additional upbeat, positive brand sponsors include Tervis, KIND Snacks, Brent Berman and Associates — Your Health and Happiness Headquarters and the Institute for Inspired Organizational Cultures. The wall was designed and built by the talented PV Engineering Team out of Osprey, Florida.

Even those who can’t visit The Happy Wall in person are encouraged to participate by telling the world what makes them happy via social media. People are asked to post to Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook using the hashtags #whatmakesmehappy and #TheHappyWall, and The Happy Wall team will be re-posting and sharing joy from around the world.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Art Basel Week at Bayfront Park starting December 2, 2014

Picasso, Guitare Accrochee Au Mar, 1927 Gladwell & Patterson            Manuel Carbonell, Madonna of the Moon, 2010 GalerĂ­a Medicci
Art Basel Week at Bayfront Park
Join us for Miami’s most elegant fair 
Modern and Contemporary Art Fair 
Collector’s Preview
Tuesday December 2, 7:30-11 PM
Sponsors |  Remy Martin | Piper Heidsieck | Perrier 
December 3 - 7 • 1 PM - 10 PM
Thursday til 7, Sunday til 6
SeaFair Mega Yacht
100 Chopin Plaza, Downtown Miami
Featuring the Premiere of Ai Weiwei’s Film Pull of the Moon
Sponsored by State of New Mexico Arts & Culture
Receive Complimentary Tickets tCollector's Preview Dec. 2nd