May 2016 community events calendar


Welcome to your community calendar. It's your one-stop shop to finding out about events taking place around your community. We have everything to help you make the most of your free time, from festivals and fundraisers to music and museums.

Events are listed on a monthly basis. Most are free or low cost to the public.


Saturday, May 7

Miami Seaquarium Viewer Appreciation Day

4400 Rickenbacker Causeway

Miami, FL

Time: All Day

Miami Seaquarium is celebrating Viewer Appreciation Day with a very special offer on park admission.  For one day only, WPLG viewers can purchase admission to the marine-life park for only $20.10,  plus tax.  Viewers can purchase adult or child tickets at this price by mentioning WPLG or Local 10 at the Miami Seaquarium ticket booths on Saturday, May 7.

Cost: $20.10 each admission

For more information, please visit www.MiamiSeaquarium.com/offers.


Sunday, May 8

Moments In Time - A Mother's Day Affair

Sunrise Soccer Club

10200 Sunset Strip

Sunrise, FL

Time: 4 p.m.  

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Sunrise is hosting a Mother's Day affair called "Moments in Time."  The event will help raise scholarship funds -- all while celebrating mom.

Cost: $40 per person and $75 per couple

For more information, call 954-817-6451.


Thursday, May 12

Father's In Education Day

Participating Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Time: All day   

Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, male mentors and male role models are all invited to get involved in Father's in Education Day at a Miami-Dade County public school. You can read to a class, share a hobby or talk about your profession.

Cost: A couple of hours of your time

For more information, please contact Holly Zwerling at 305-812-4000 or holly@Fatherhoodtfsf.org.


Saturday, May 14

Teacher Fair

Miami Central Senior High

1781 NW 95th Street

Miami, FL

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools is hiring teachers. MDCPS offers competitive salary and benefits, summers off and career advancement opportunities.   

Cost: Free

Pre-registration is required.  For more information, visit https://goo.gl/Z7H3Mt or jobs.dadeschools.net.   


Thursday, May 19

National Career Fairs Hiring Event

Miami Airport Marriott

1201 NW LeJeune Road

Miami, FL

Time:  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The National Career Fairs Hiring Event is your one-stop shop to meet hundreds of employers face-to-face. Organizers say you should attend the fair to seek hundreds of job opportunities, take your career to the next level and possibly get hired while at the event.  

Cost: Free

For more information, visit www.nationalcareerfairs.com or call 877-561-5627.


Saturday, May 21

Love Forum

Nova Southeastern University

H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business

3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time:  1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Love Forum Community Outreach Initiative for Women is designed to empower and help build strong, healthy women to achieve strong and healthy families and communities. 

Cost: Free

For more information, visit https://heartandsoulintl.com or email inquiries@heartandsoulintl.com.


Sunday, May 22

Classic Car Round-Up

Bergeron Rodeo Grounds

4271 Davie Road

Davie, FL

Time:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The third annual Classic Car Round-Up will feature 100 cars under the covered Bergeron Rodeo Grounds, along with live entertainment, free kids fun zone, free petting zoo and great food.

Cost: Free (small parking fee)

For more information, call 954-797-1181.


Wednesday, May 25

Caged No More Movie Screening

The Falls UA Theater

8888 SW 136th Street

Miami, FL  

Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Glory House of Miami, a nonprofit offering sex trafficking victims a place of healing and restoration, is hosting a private screening of the movie “Caged No More.”  Ticket sale profits benefit human sex trafficking victims. 

Cost: Cost of movie admission

For more information, please visit https://www.tugg.com/events/103743.


Thursday, May 26

7th Annual Take A Walk in Her Shoes

JW Marriott Marquis

255 Biscayne Blvd. Way

Miami, FL

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The 7th Annual Take A Walk in Her Shoes Fashion Show and Luncheon benefits Chapman Partnership, which empower homeless men, women and children to build a positive future by providing the resources and assistance critical to growth and independence.

Cost: Various options

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, call 305-329-3081 or email gugalde@chapmanpartnership.org.