The Outsider Gallery Art Show
Saturday, December 7th, 6-10pm. The Outsider Gallery presents “Do You Believe in Make Believe”, a show reflecting life before technology and computers. The event includes an open mic for local musicians, singers, writers, poets and storytellers. Admission is free but their will be a raffle for local goods and services with 100% of the proceeds donated to “Feeding South Florida. The Gallery is located at 20412 Old Cutler Road. To learn more about the event, visit facebook.com/outsiergalleryofcutlerbay.
Holiday Festival at Pinecrest GardensDecember 7th, 11am – 6:30pm. Enjoy this first annual Holiday Festival at Pinecrest Gardens. This family event includes food, carolers, live music, theater, Hanukkah festivities, train desplay, puppets, face painters, the lighting of the Holiday tree and Santa himself. Admission is $5.00. For more information, visit pinecrest-fl.gov.
3rd Annual OCPC Christmas Concert – FREESaturday December 7th at 4:00pm (Children's Choir) and 7:30pm (Orchestra). This annual musical event features an array of musical performances for an evening of filled with the sights and sounds of the Christmas season. The concert takes place at the Old Cutler Presbyterian Church, located at 14401 Old Cutler Rd. Call 305-238-8121 or visit ocpc.org for more information.
4th Annual “Holiday By The Bay”Saturday, December 7th from 3-7pm. Enjoy student holiday performances, carnival foods, arts and crafts, and Santa Claus himself and SNOW. The event takes place at Ludovici Park in Palmetto Bay, located at 17641 Old Cutler Road.
Meeting - “Lexus Lanes” May Be Coming To South-Dade TurnpikeDecember 11th, open house at 5:30pm, presentation at 6:30 followed by a public comment period. Plans are being made to widen the Florida Turnpike to eight lanes from Campbell Drive to US-1 (Caribbean Blvd exit). Included in the project is a proposal to add express lanes, also referred to as “Lexus Lanes”. These lanes allow for commuters to pay an additional fee to use an express lane while those unable or unwilling to pay the extra cost travel on the remaining lanes and pay the normal toll rates. A meeting, originally planed to take place in Cutler Bay in November, has been moved to December 11th at the Hampton Inn located at 2855 N.E. 8th Street, Homestead. For more information on the project, see the following notice.
Movie at Lakes By The Bay Park
Friday, December 13th, 7pm. Join your friends and neighbors for a free outdoor viewing of the movie “Polar Express”. Admission is FREE. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food available for purchase. The event takes place at Lakes By The Bay Park, 8551 SW 216th Street (behind Whigham Elementary School). For additional information, see the flyer.
Peterson’s Annual Migrant Children’s Toy Run
Sunday, December 15th, 10am. “Help put a toy in a child’s hand and a smile on their face.” Bring a new, unwrapped toy, to Peterson's Harley Davidson and then participate in the free ride. The store is located at 19825 S. Dixie Highway. For more information, phone 305-235-4023 or visit their website at petersonsharley.com.
Messiah Sing-InDecember 15th, 4pm at Old Cutler Presbyterian Church, located at 14401 Old Cutler Road. Civic Chorale will perform excerpts from Handel's masterpiece, with choir and soloists. For more information, visit alhambramusic.org.
Holiday Events At DeeringCelebrate the holidays with a variety of events taking place at the Deering Estate. For more information on any of the events listed below, visit deeringestate.org.
Nights of Lights
Multiple night event beginning on Wednesday, November 27th, from 6pm – 9pm. Visit Pinecrest Gardens for a magical night of Christmas Carols, musical theater performances, story telling, and more. General admission is $5.00. Visit pinecrest-fl.gov for a list of nights the event is taking place and additional information.
Climate Change- Action vs Inaction
Do we need to argue if climate change is real or not or should we concentrate our argument on whether we should or should not take action. Please watch this short video “One Guy With A Marker Just Made The Global Warming Debate Completely Obsolete”.
Tracking Santa With NORAD
Visit this North Pole website where kids can play games and track Santa as he makes his rounds at noradsanta.org.
News Articles About Lynda Bell and Daughter Jenna Mendez
In case you missed it, several local news agencies and blogs are asking questions about District 8 County Commissioner Lynda Bell and her daughter Jenna Mendez. Jenna Mendez is a Sweetwater police officer and owner of “Fence Assured”, a company registered at Commissioner Bell's home address. Because Lynda Bell's district includes Cutler Bay, (see map), we are forwarding the links to the various articles. They are listed below by headline.
The questions began when several articles and supporting documents were posted by local blog Eye on Miami. Those articles are listed below by headline in the order in which they appeared. Eye on Miami allows readers to comment on the posts.
How To Navigate A Traffic Circle/RoundaboutThe Town has created a helpful flyer about the do's and don'ts of driving through roundabouts.
Cutler Bay Government Information
For more information about the town's charter, agendas, ordinances, how to contact town officials, the town's website, and more, visit our Cutler Bay Government page.
Cutler Bay Town Council Meeting
Wednesday, November 20th, 7pm at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Boulevard.
Cutler Bay Mini-Bus
Cutler Bay Census Information
The 2010 Census general demographic profile for the Town of Cutler Bay is now available.
Events At The South Dade Cultural Arts Center
For Ticket / Event information for the South Dade Cultural Arts Center, located in Cutler Bay at 10950 SW 211 Street, visit smdcac.org/shows.
Yard Sale Treasure Map
Find a garage sale or advertise yours by visiting yardsaletreasuremap.com.
Find Traffic Hot Spots
Avoid traffic congestion. Visit traffic.com.
Residents may water their lawns twice weekly, before 10am or after 4pm. Odd-numbered street address may water on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, even numbered addresses Thursdays and/or Sundays. For more information, visit sfwmd.gov.
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