Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in South Florida Family Events**
This Veterans’ Day weekend, as we contemplate the sacrifices of our military servicemembers, our family fun guide has ways to help you celebrate these wonderful people in your lives.
Friday, November 9, 2018
A New Definition of Dance: “International B-Boy dance crew Ill-Abilities performs its new full-length show, Dis-Connect. Ill-Abilities believes everyone should have the opportunity to dance and express themselves. They are an all-star team of differently-abled dancers who compete in the breakdance competition circuit, showing the world that anything is possible.” For more information, click here.
Upcycled Fantasy Bird Mask at Naranja Branch Library: “Join artist Morgen Chesonis in creating your own bird masks out of cardboard materials. This is a perfect “not‑so‑scary” Halloween craft that can be used as part of a costume or hung up on your wall! Space is limited. Please contact the branch to register. All ages welcome.” For more information, click here.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Miami Veterans’ Day Centennial Salute: “This year marks the hundredth anniversary of Veterans Day, a holiday with origins that began with the 1918 armistice during World War I. To commemorate this long and rich history, the Miami Veterans Day Centennial Salute will feature a day of events to celebrate, to honor, and to show thanks to all who have served in the United States Armed Forces. This year will include a Veterans Benefits Fair and more vendors than in any previous years. Participation in the Miami Veterans Day Centennial Salute is open to organizations and performers in Miami-Dade and neighboring counties. We hope to bring together community members from all over South Florida for this music and food filled event. American Legion Post 182, Commissioner Russell, and the Miami Veterans Day Centennial Salute Host Committee hope you will join us for this commemorative celebration of South Florida's veterans.” For more information, click here.
Camelot Days Medieval Festival: “Explore our kingdom full of musicians, artisans, eateries, knights and jesters. Cheer for your favorite side at the living chess game! Feast like a King on hearty food and drink. Shop for fine handcrafted treasures in the Artists’ Market. Enjoy challenging games, archery and entertaining family-friendly shows, costume contests every day, a free Kids Craft area, knighting ceremony and free medieval games area.” For more information, click here.
Sunday, November 11, 2018
Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival: “he Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival offers an authentic slice of Jamaica through food, music and cultural traditions. The aromas of jerk chicken, pork, and fish dance in the warm air to the sweet sounds of Reggae music. Multiple stages serve up entertainment for every member of the family, international musicians play classic and contemporary music, performance artists keep the art of Jamaican storytelling and other cultural traditions alive. Popular Chefs and celebrities go head to head in competitions and celebrity cook-offs serving samples of tasty culinary delights to the audience.” For more information, click here.
Veterans’ Day BBQ at T.Y. Park: “This picnic-style occasion is put together to honor local Hollywood veterans and active service members in celebration of Veterans Day. Now in its seventh year, the barbecue serves as a chance for residents to give back to local Veterans, active military personnel and their families by volunteering during an afternoon of fun, entertainment and delicious food. Advance reservations are appreciated, but not required. Military identification will be requested for free Park entrance and admittance to the barbecue.” For more information, click here.
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