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2018 Backpack and School Supply Donation Drive

2018 Backpack and School Supply Donation Drive

Donations accepted through Monday, August 6, 2018

North Miami City Hall - 2nd Floor
776 NE 125 Street
North Miami, FL 33161

North Miami Police Department, Lobby
700 NE 124 Street
North Miami, FL 3316

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Mayor Smith Joseph's 8th annual summer backpack and school supply drive. All donations will be distributed to North Miami students Back to School Bash and Resource Fair on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

New Supplies Needed:

  • New backpacks
  • #2 pencils
  • Calculators
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Blunt scissors
  • Pencil boxes
  • Rulers
  • Glue sticks
  • Loose leaf paper
  • Wide-ruled paper
  • Composition notebooks


Check and cash donations are also welcome. Make checks payable to the City of North Miami.The memo line should indicate: “Mayor Smith Joseph’s 2018 Backpack and School Supply Drive”.

For more information, please call the Mayor and council Office at 305.895.9818.



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July is Parks & Recreation Month!

This year’s theme is “A Lifetime of Discovery.” The City of North Miami’s Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to enjoy a number of events throughout the month, showcasing the great programs and services that we have to offer.

P.O.P. Play on Plaza
Thursday, July 12, 2018
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
770 NE 125 Street
North Miami, FL 33161
Stop by the MOCA Plaza to try your hand at a few games and see all the resources the City of North Miami Parks & Recreation Department has to offer. Corn Hole (aka bean bag toss),checkers, jenga and relay races.
Light refreshments.

NOMI Play Day at Griffing Park 
Friday, July 20, 2018
3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Griffing Park
NE 123 Street & West Dixie Highway
North Miami, FL 33161
Get Up, Get Out & Play! Join us for some good old fashion fun in the park with bounce houses,obstacle courses, water balloons, music,and plenty of games.

Movies on the Lawn
The Fate of the Furious PG-13
Friday, July 20, 2018
Right after the "NOMI Play Day at Griffing Park"
Griffing Park
NE 123 Street & West Dixie Highway
North Miami, FL 33161

For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-895-9840.

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Get in Gear Community Monthly Bike Ride

Get in Gear Community Monthly Bike Ride

Rides take place on the second Saturday of the month

  • Saturday, August 11, 2018 - CANCELLED!

MOCA Plaza, 770 NE 125 Street, North Miami

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Departure: 8:30 a.m.
Length of the Ride: Round Trip approximately 10 miles

Commit yourself to a healthier lifestyle by participating in this 10 mile ride through North Miami! The ride is safe (where else do you get a police escort?), it’s easy (stops are made during the ride for water and restroom breaks) and it’s fun (bring your friends!).

Our mission is to encourage a healthier lifestyle through exercise and more nutritional diets.

Bring your own bike. Helmets are required for all participants ages 16 and under and encouraged for all participants.

 To watch Bike Safety Tips from Parks and Recreation.

For details on the Get in Gear Bike Ride, call the North Miami Office of the Mayor and Council at 305.895.9815 or 305.895.9818.

                              ACHIEVE Welllness Initiative                North Miami Police Department                Playful City 2013                Connecting Communities                         

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2018 Summer Reading Program

2018 Summer Reading Program

June 9 - August 4, 2018

North Miami Public Library
835 NE 135 Street
North Miami, FL 33161

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.
This talented storyteller specializes in folktales from countries and cultures around the world.

Tuesday, July 17 - 10:00 a.m.
Geo Jane will take the audience on a geological adventure, extolling the values of science and discovery with lots of stories, magic and comedy.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.
A Hands-on, close encounter with creatures that fly, crawl and scamper throughout the planet.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays | July 31 - August 16 | 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
In this four-week, series teens will produce a community guidebook, highlighting local places, services and things-to-do in North Miami that interest teens.

Fridays June 8 - August | 12:00 p.m.
Students will vote for the movie they would like to see by going to the Library's Instagram page (@NoMiLibrary) and typing in the number 1 or 2 in the comments section. The movie with the most votes will be shown on the following Friday. Complimentary popcorn will be provided.
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2018 Back to School BASH and Resource Fair

2018 Back to School BASH and Resource Fair

Saturday, August 11, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Joe Celestin Center
1525 NW 135 Street
North Miami, Fl 33167

Community Resources • Giveaways • Food • Entertainment

•Healthy eating tips
•Back to school preparedness
• Information and much more!

For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department at 305-895-9840.            BBT Bank                Sapoznik Insurance                madame Gougousse                                Radio Disney                                RK Centers                haitian American Chamber of Commerce  

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