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Town of Cutler Bay, Florida News and Events

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Local Events · Community Announcements · Cutler Bay Government · Miscellaneous



HEADLINES

  • October 17th: Monster Masquerade at Zoo Miami
  • October 18th: Bike Helmet Give-a-Way
  • October 19th: Deering Estate Sunrise Canoe Tour

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

LOCAL EVENTS

Monster Masquerade at Zoo Miami

October 17th, 8pm. Join the non-living for a night of music, great food and drinks, a zombie re-enactment of Michael Jackson's “Thriller” and a visit to the haunted house (if you dare). It all takes place at Zoo Miami. For more information visit their website.

Bike Helmet Give-a-Way

October 18th, from 9am – noon. Amscot and the Cutler Bay Police will be hosting their annual free bike helmet give-a-way for children. Amscot is located at 19353 South Dixie Hwy. For additional information, see their flyer.

Christ The King White Elephant Sale and Bazaar

October 18th, 9am–3pm. Just in time for the Holidays. Visit Christ The King Church for their White Elephant Sale and Bazaar featuring art and music collectables, holiday crafts and much more. The church is located at 11295 SW 57th Ave., in Pinecrest. For more information, visit ctkmiami.org.

Spooky Adventures At The Gold Coast Railroad Museum

October 18th and 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.

Deering Estate Sunrise Canoe Tour

Sunday, October 19th from 7:30am – 11am. Visit the Deering Estate for a guided canoe tour of Biscayne Bay. Visit Chicken Key, a seven-acre island filled with mangroves, birds, sand dunes surrounded by seagrass beds, and a variety of wildlife. For more information, visit their website.

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

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. https://www.thechildrenstrust.org/parents/calendar/eventdetail/7133/-/spooky-symphony

Howl-O-Ween At Fairchild Gardens

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.



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.

Financing Hurricane and Home Energy Improvements

Local residents and commercial building owners wishing to finance hurricane and home energy improvements can now finance these improvements through the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) program. This program allows homeowners to finance these improvements and pay back the costs over a period of up to 20 years as part of your property tax bill. Eligible improvements include: Insulation, Renewable Energy systems, Window and Door replacements, HVAC Systems, Lighting systems and wind resistance. Visit the Ygrene website for more information.

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.

Audio Recordings of Town Council Meetings - Now Available On-Line.

Residents can now listen to the audio recording of Cutler Bay town council meetings and workshops. You can listen to the full recording or click on subjects of interest such as a specific ordinance being considered, town manager's reports, public comments, etc.. Audio recordings are not live but are available a few days after the meeting at cutlerbay.legistar.com/calendar.



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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