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Town of Cutler Bay, Florida News and Events

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HEADLINES

  • October 25th: Halloween Howl at Old Cutler Towne Center
  • October 25th: Tropical Audubon's Native Plant Sale
  • October 29th: RESCHEDULED- Town of Cutler Bay Haunted House and "Track or Treat"

  • Election 2014: Candidates Running For Office
  • $10,000 Voter Fraud Reward
  • Who Is Lobbying In Our Town

LOCAL EVENTS

Zoo Miami's Spooky Zoo Nights

October 24th, 25th and 31st from 7pm – 11pm. Visit Zoo Miami for a spooky night of fun including Dr. Wilde's Creepy House, spooky tram rides, ghoulish carousel rides, chilling story-telling and more. Visit the zoomiami.org for more information.

Halloween Howl at Old Cutler Towne Center

Saturday October 25th, 11am - 1pm. Kids ages 3-11 will have a spooky good time with free candy, a scavenger hunt and a costume contest. First prize - $150.00, second $100.00, and third $50.00. The shopping center is located at 20425 Old Cutler Road.

Halloween Event at Southland Mall

Saturday, October 25th from 5pm to 7pm. Kids 12 and under can enjoy games, crafts, tattoos, and a costume contest with prizes. Then on Friday, October 31st, from 4pm -6pm, visit the fountain area by TJ Max for free goodie bags. Both events takes place at Southland Mall, located at 20505 South Dixie Hwy. For more information visit mysouthlandmall.com.

Tropical Audubon's Native Plant Sale

Saturday, October 25th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, October 26th from 11am-3pm. Don't miss Tropical Audubon's plant sale where you can choose from a variety of indigenous South Florida plants. Native plant experts will be on hand to help you decide the best choice for your yard. Audubon members-only pre-sale on October 24th. The event takes place at 5530 Sunset Drive. See their Facebook page for more information.

Spooky Adventures At The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

October 25th from 6-9pm. The Gold Coast Railroad presents a family fun event with haunted train rides, monster movies, trick or treat stations, food concession stands, and more. Admission is $10.00, train rides are an additional cost. For more information or to pre-order tickets, visit their website at gcrm.org/. The museum is located at 12450 SW 152nd Street.

Dino-Light at SMDCAC

October 25th, 11am. The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents Dino-Light, a dazzling tale about a dinosaur presented using puppetry, technology, and dance. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit their website at smdcac.org/events/dino-light.

Zoo Boo

October 25th and 26th – Kids 12 and under are invited to enjoy lots of fun activities as the Zoo celebrates Halloween. There will be trick-or-treating, costume contests, special performances, crafts music and games. Visit ZooMiami.org for more information

Tropical Audubon Native Plant Sale

Saturday, October 25th from 9am-5pm and Sunday, October 26th from 11am-3pm. Don't miss Tropical Audubon's plant sale where you can choose from a variety of indigenous South Florida plants. Native plant experts will be on hand to help you decide the best choice for your yard. Audubon members-only pre-sale on October 24th. The event takes place at 5530 Sunset Drive. See their Facebook page for more information.

FNGLA Plant Market

October, 25th and 26th from 9:30am to 4:30pm. The Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA) will host their first annual plant market at the Montgomery Botanical Center, located at 12595 Red Road, Coral Gables. The event will include plant sales and guided tours. $5.00 admission. Visit their event page for more information about the event.

Howl-o-ween At Pinecrest Gardens

Sunday, October 26th from 12 noon through 5pm. Bring your whole family including your dog for this fun filled event featuring a Doggie Fun Zone, trick or treating, arts and crafts, live entertainment, and food & drinks. Tickets are $5.00. For more information, visit pinecrest-fl.gov

Cars in The Garden at Fairchild Garden

Sunday, October 26th, from 9:30 am until 4:30 pm. Visit Fairchild Garden and enjoy viewing more than 100 vintage cars. For more information, visit fairchildgarden.org.

“A Spooky Symphony”

Sunday, October 26th, 4pm. The Children's Trust presents a free concert featuring The Greater Miami Youth Symphony and the Alhambra Orchestra. The event takes place at The Olympia Theater at The Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 East Flagler Street, Miami. No tickets required. For more information, visit their website.

Town of Cutler Bay Haunted House and "Track or Treat"

Friday, October 29th, from 6-9pm at Cutler Ridge Park. Experience the terror of the haunted house, the adventure of the spider egg hunt, the costume contest, good food and great fun. Don't miss "Track or Treat" Cutler Ridge Park is located 10100 SW 200th St. Call 305-284-4166 for more information, or read the flyer.

Howl-O-Ween At Fairchild Garden

October 31st, from 9:30am to 4:30pm. Bring your dog to Fairchild Garden for a day of four-legged fun, including a chance to show off their costumes, and a doggy tram ride. For more information, including rules for attending with your dog, visit fairchildgarden.org.

1st Annual International Food & Arts Festival

November 1st, 10:00am – 6:00pm. Holy Roasary-St Richard Catholic Church will present their first Annual Food and Arts festival. The event takes place at 7500 SW 152nd Street, in Palmetto Bay.

Plant Show and Sale at Fairchild Gardens

Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd. Visit Fairchild Garden for their plant show and sale presented by the South Florida Palm Society. A large selection of palms will be available for sale. Visit their website for more information.

Fairchild Garden 74th Annual Ramble

Friday, November 7th through Sunday, November 9th from 9:30am–4:30pm. This 74th annual event includes more then 15,000 plants for sale, live music, antiques and collectibles, old and rare books and an art marketplace. Enjoy a Farmer's Green-market, tea garden, beer tasting garden, a science trail, lots of food vendors, and Kid Way, with face painting, live performances, games and more. The event takes place at Fairchild Tropical Garden, located at 10901 Old Cutler Rd. Call 305-667-1651 ext. 3344. For additional information, visit fairchildgarden.org.

CRUMC Annual BBQ & Country Fair

Saturday, November 8th from 9am - 4pm. Cutler Ridge United Methodist Church will hold their annual Country Fair and BBQ. Join the fun at this annual event including music, free rides for the kids, and indoor craft display and vendors. Enjoy a chicken diner with baked beans, corn on the cob, and soda for just $6.00 or 2 for $10.00. There is also a hotdog lunch, homemade cinnamon buns, baked goods and more. The CRUMC is located at the corner of Marlin Road and Old Cutler Road.



COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

$10,000 Voter Fraud Reward

The Dade County Police Benevolent Association is offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who provides a tip leading to a conviction for voter fraud. If you hear or see anything improper, contact them at 305-593-0044. Additionally, anyone who collects absentee ballots from you, other than an immediate family member, can be subject to fines up to $1,000. Do not let anyone handle or take your ballot.

Who Is Lobbying In Our Town

The Town of Cutler Bay has for the first time, published on-line the names of lobbyists registered with the town. See the list of registered lobbyists and the projects they are lobbying for.

Cutler Bay 2014 Election Information

The qualifying period to run for office ended on August 8th. See a listing of candidates, campaign financial reports, and more at our 2014 elections page



CUTLER BAY GOVERNMENT

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.

Town Council Meeting and Agenda

Wednesday, October 15th, 7pm. The meetings take place at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Boulevard. You can read the agenda when available at cutlerbay.legistar.com.



MISCELLANEOUS LINKS OF INTEREST

Cutler Bay Mini-Bus Information

The Cutler Bay Mini-Bus is in service weekdays from 8:30 am until 5:35 pm. The fare is 25 cents. See the brochure for general route information, approximate arrival times, and a detailed map of individual bus stops. The Cutler Bay local (#200) is also tracked on the County Transit page. Get information on your smartphone at miamidade.gov/transit/mobile/ or download the Miami Dade Transit Tracker app at miamidade.gov/transit/transit-tracker-app.

Watering Schedule

Watering is not allowed between 10am and 4pm. Odd-numbered street address may water on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, even numbered addresses Thursdays and/or Sundays. For more information, visit miamidade.gov/waterconservation.

Events At The South Dade Cultural Arts Center

For Ticket / Event information for the South Dade Cultural Arts Center, visit smdcac.org/events.

Find The Cheapest Local Gas Prices

Visit these websites to compare local gas prices GasBuddy.com autos.msn.com.

Cutler Bay 2010 Census Information

Find Traffic Hot Spots

Movies At Southland Mall Regal Cinemas



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