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9th Annual Backpack and School Supply Donation Drive

9th Annual Backpack and School Supply Donation Drive

Donations accepted through Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 2 locations:

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

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

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 Philippe Bien-Aime's 2019 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

JULY IS PARKS RECREATION MONTH
July is Parks & Recreation Month!

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.
                                                                                                                                 
Game On
Saturday, July 20
4:00 p.m.
Griffing Park NE 123 Street & W Dixie Hwy., North Miami, FL 33161
Join us for various games and activities for all to play;kickball, whiffle ball, capture the flag, lawn games,water slide, basketball and more. The night will end with a movie in the park. Movie starts at 8:15 p.m.
Concessions for purchase.

Family Fun Fishing Contest
Saturday, July 27
8:00 a.m. Registration
North Bayshore William Lehman Park
12220 North Bayshore Drive, North Miami, FL 33181
Contest begins at 9:00 a.m., Awards begin at 12:15 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Bring your own poles & bucket for the fish. Light refreshments will be provided.
Concessions for purchase.



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

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2019 District 3 Back to School Event

2019 District 3 Back to School Event

Saturday, August 3, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Griffing Park
12220 Griffing Boulevard

  • Special surprise guest
  • Community and health resources
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Kids zone
Backpack distribution:
  • Limited quantities
  • Limited to District 3 North Miami residents on a firs come, first served basis. (Valid photo ID is required)
  • Adults mus accompany children receiving backpacks

  • Looking for Health or Service Resource Vendor - Click here to fill out the form
  • Looking for Volunteers - Click here to fill out the form

For more information, call the Office of Mayor and Council at 305.895.9818. or email raugustine@northmiamifl.gov.

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2019 Summer Reading Program

2019 Summer Reading Program

June 7 - August 3, 2019

North Miami Public Library
835 NE 135 Street
North Miami, FL 33161
305.891.5535

Get ready to blast off into a universe of stories! 

The 2019 Summer Reading Program begins Friday,June 7 and runs through Saturday, August 3.

The North Miami Public Library is the place for out-of-this-world learning and exploring all summer long!

SUMMER READING CHALLENGE

All participants, ages 0 -18, will be eligible for a chance to win fabulous prizes by reading and reporting on the books read.

Parents of babies, toddlers, and pre-schoolage children will log the books they read to their children.

The rules are simple:

  1. Visit the NoMi Library and sign-up to read.
  2.  Pick-up your reading log.
  3. List the titles of the books you read until the log is completed.
  4. Submit your completed log to enter the drawing for a chance to win a grand prize.

***Only 1 reading log will be accepted per library visit.***

The deadline to log all books read fora chance to enter the annual raffle to win fantastic prizes is Saturday, August 3rd at 5:00 p.m.

READ AND ENTER TO WIN!i

Pad…Kindle Fire…virtual reality gaming headsets…gifts cards…books…and much more!

The selection and announcement of this year’s winners will be live streamed on the Library’s Facebook page, on Saturday, August 3 at 5:45 p.m.

ON-GOING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN:
Tuesday, July 23 - 10:00 a.m.
For Kids By Kids

Participants in this workshop will author their own book and illustrate the story guided by a visual artist. A collective storybook will be created by the students. The book will be kept at the Library as keepsake.

Tuesday, July 30 - 10:00 a.m.
Explore the Universe With Salty Sue the Pirate!


Storytelling and magic focused on the sun,the stars and the universe. There is also a treasure hunt and fabulous fun for all!

ON-GOING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN:

Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Discover the World! Explore the Universe!

Stories, songs, rhymes, and follow-up activities. Ages 4 and up.

Saturdays - 10:00 a.m.
Wags-N-Tales and Crafts Too!


Therapy Dogs visit the Library and would love for your child share a story with them! Readers will make a new furry friend and participate in follow-up crafts project.

Click here for Community Youth Sewing & Embroidery Class and Wellness Wednesdays.

The Summer Reading Program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the North Miami Public Library!


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2019 Back to School BASH and Resource Fair

2019 Back to School BASH and Resource Fair


Saturday, August 10, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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

Presented in conjunction with:

Vice Mayor Carol Keys, Esq.
District 2

Councilwoman Mary Estimé-Irvin
District 3

Councilman Alix Desulme, Ed.D.
District 4

Community Resources • Giveaways • Food • Entertainment

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

  • Looking for Health or Service Resource Vendor - Click here to fill out the form
  • Looking for Volunteers - Click here to fill out the form

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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The North Miami Memory Project - A Historical Exhibit and Program Series

The Greater North Miami Historical Society, Florida International University Libraries, and the North Miami Public Library invite you to enjoy this interactive exhibit of framed photographs from the 1940s -1 960s and oral histories of North Miamians from the StoryCorps project.

Learn what it was to live in the City of North Miami from the very early days to the 1980s.

On display at the:
North Miami Public Library
835 NE 132 Street
North Miami, FL 33161
Friday, April 5 - Friday, August 30, 2019

This exhibit will travel to the:
Glenn Hubert Library
Florida Intentional University, Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, Fl 33181
September - December 2019

Opening Reception and Talk
"Boulevard of Dreams: Greater North Miami and Interama"
Lecture by local historian and author, Seth H. Bramson
Thursday, September 12, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The North Miami Memory Project was made possible by a generous grant from the Florida Humanities Council and is supported by the Friends of the North Miami Public Library


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