Trick or Treat!
Halloween is Oct. 31 and boy is it hip to be fun to be scared. Check out these chilling activities and resources sure to make your Halloween the spookiest and safest ever.
This year Veterans Day will be observed on Monday, Nov. 11. Join Miami-Dade County and the rest of your community by taking part in events and activities to remembering the sacrifices of our military personnel.
Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 28 this year. Before you celebrate the holiday with your loved ones, read up on activities and resources ensure that your Turkey Day is the best ever.
Fall season is a time for celebrating, and Miami-Dade County has plenty of ideas to help you and your family enjoy it. Find a variety of activities, events and safety tips in order to make this fall season one to remember.
Did you know that there is a countywide election on Nov. 5? On Tuesday, July 2, 2013, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution R-590-13 that called for a Special Election for the approval of General Obligation Bonds to fund the modernization, improvement and equipping of Jackson Health System's facilities throughout the county.
Fall back in time
Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3. That means you'll have to remember to set your clock one hour back before you go to bed. The good news is you get a bonus hour of sleep. Sweet dreams.
- Go hog wild for kids on Dec. 7
Join fellow motorcycle enthusiasts for the Police Officer Assistance Trust's semiannual motorcycle ride benefitting the surviving children of fallen police officers. The ride begins at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters in Doral and end at the Postcard Inn in Islamorada.
2013 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, Nov. 9
Mammograms save lives. Do you part to help low-income and uninsured women get the care they desperately need by signing up for the walk. Join Team Miami-Dade or register your own team.
- Ribfest returns Nov. 1-3
So you want your baby-back, baby-back, baby-back ribs? Come 'n get 'em at Ribfest, which arrives at Zoo Miami Nov. 1-3. Enjoy award-winning barbecue as some of the finest ribbers in the country compete for ''Best Barbecue'' bragging rights. As always, the event features live music performed by some of South Florida's most popular rock and country bands. Plus, check out beer-inspired cooking demonstrations and pairings at the Chef's Corner and Florida-harvested goods at the Farmers Market. Get a combo or VIP ticket package for the best value.
- Taste of Peru, Nov. 2
Peru is closer than you think and you can experience its cuisine, drink, music, dance and culture during Taste of Peru, returning for the fourth consecutive year on Nov. 2. More than 100 Peruvian chefs and other exhibitors will showcase the best of Peru at Trump National Doral. Enjoy dance performances, a horse show, fashion show, art exhibits and more. Want to know which mixologist makes the best Pisco Sour? Find out at the festival. Buy your tickets today.
- Stanley Clarke and the Harlem String Quinted come to South Dade, Nov. 2
Grammy Award-winning bassist, producer and composer Stanley Clarke is coming to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center for a one-night-only performance Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. Clarke, a virtuoso of both the acoustic and electric bass, shares the stage with the award-winning Harlem String Quintet in this official Miami Nice Jazz Festival event. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the box office at 786-573-5300. A select number of $5 CultureShockMiami.com tickets are available for students age 13-22.
See Siempre Flamenco at South-Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center Nov 8 & 9
Go behind the shawl, fan and castanets as Siempre Flamenco, the Miami-based troupe of professional flamenco musicians and dancers, returns to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center to once again to dazzle you in Corazon y Alma (Heart & Soul). Learn the history and meaning of the song, dance, clapping and guitar that define this sultry art form. The group takes the stage on: Nov. 8 at 8:30 p.m.; Nov. 9 at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.; and Nov. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Buy your tickets online or call the box office at 786-573-5300.
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