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TOWN OF MIAMI LAKES NEWS
243px-All-America City LogoAfter mega success of its inaugural Food and Wine Festival in 2018, the Town of Miami Lakes recently announced the dates for the Second Annual Food and Wine Festival on Saturday, March 2nd, 2019.The event will feature fine food, wine, and specialty beer provided by local restaurants and establishments. Guests will have the opportunity to network, sample culinary delights and a selection of wines. Food and wine glasses along with demonstrations will also be held during the event.
 
Senior August Fun 
Miami Lakes, FL – Miami Lakes seniors: Join the Town of Miami Lakes and its Elderly Affairs Committee (EAC) for some fun and exciting events in August!

LUNCH BUNCH AND BINGO – Come socialize and make new friends while having fun and enjoy FREE nutritious lunches provided by local restaurant Giardino Gourmet Salads.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 8th
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St, Miami Lakes
  • Reservations: Can be made beginning Wednesday, August 1st at 8:30 AM and will be closed on Tuesday August 7th at 5 PM
  • Date: Wednesday, August 22nd
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Location: Miami Lakes Town Hall, 6601 Main St, Miami Lakes
  • Reservations: Can be made beginning Wednesday, August 15th at 8:30 AM and will be closed on Tuesday August 21st at 5 PM

Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations can be made at www.toml.eventbrite.com.


SERVING SENIOR EXPO –In partnership with Commissioner Esteban Bovo, the EAC presents Serving Our Seniors Expo.

  • Date: Saturday, August 4th
  • Time: 10 AM to 1 PM
  • Location: Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Avenue
  • FREE tickets: www.toml.eventbrite.com

The following participating agencies will be present:

Miami-Dade Office of Community Advocacy (Hispanic Affairs Board)

Miami-Dade Office of Community (Elder Affairs)

Miami-Dade Transit Department (STS)

Alliance for Aging

Miami-Dade Elections Department

Walgreens

Town of Miami Lakes, Elderly Affairs Committee

Mosquito Control

Mt. Sinai

Interamerica Medical Center

Café Domino

Mayra Poldo with Preferred Care Home Health

Miami-Dade Water & Sewer Department (Showerhead & Toilet Efficiency Program)

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department

Elderly and Disability Services Division

There will be special speakers addressing the following topics:

11:00 AM Dr. Clifford Medina, Mt. Sinai, Chief of General Medicine

Topic:  Healthy Living as You Age

11:30 AM  Mr. Michel Mut, Public Information Officer

Miami-Dade County – Solid Waste Management

Public Information & Outreach Division

Topic: “Mosquito 101”


MEDICARE 101 WORKSHOP – In partnership with the Alliance for Aging, the EAC presents Medicare 101 workshop. This workshop is appropriate for anyone who is turning 65, wants to know how Medicare and Medicaid work, has questions about HMOs and supplement insurance, etc. It is provided by the SHINE program, which is funded by Medicare to give free and unbiased information.

  • Date: Tuesday, August 14th
  • Time: 10 AM to 12 PM
  • Location: Town Hall, 6601 Main Street
  • FREE tickets: www.toml.eventbrite.com


FREE FIELD TRIP TO MARLINS GAME - Let’s root for our home team! Town of Miami Lakes residents 65 and older receive FREE transportation and FREE tickets to Thursday Miami Marlins home games. Tickets are sponsored by Wellmax Medical Center and transportation is sponsored by Elderly Affairs Committee and The Graham Companies.

Marlins vs. Atlanta Braves:

  • Date: Thursday, August 23rd
  • Time: 7:10 PM
  • Bus Departure Time & Location: ***The bus will depart at 4:30 PM** from Miami Lakes Optimist Park Clubhouse, 6411 NW 162nd Street

Seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations can be made at www.toml.eventbrite.com.  Reservations will open on Thursday, August 16th at 8:30 AM and will close on Wednesday, August 23nd at 12:00 PM.


SENIOR GAMES: BASKETBALL SHOOT GAME– The Elderly Affairs Committee concludes their 12th Annual Senior Games Series with the Basketball Shoot Game! Come out and join the Basketball Free Throw, Three Point Shoot, and Cornhole Competitions.

  • Date: Saturday, August 25th
  • Time: 9 AM to 11 AM
  • Location: Shula’s Athletic Club, 15150 Bull Run Road
  • Participant Registration: www.toml.eventbrite.com

Senior Games participants will receive a snazzy t-shirt and medals will be awarded to winners in each age division for the male and female groups.

For more information on EAC events, please visit www.miamilakes-fl.gov/eac or call (305) 364-6100.

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