Posted by Nydia Streets of Streets Law in South Florida family events

We hope you had a great week! Cap it off with our weekend family fun guide which includes moonlight canoeing, a Children’s Day celebration, and much more!

  • Friday, May 17 2019

Moonlight Canoe Tour at Deering Estate: “Take a Canoe Tour across Biscayne Bay! These tours will depart from Charles’ Deering’s boat basin and stop over at Chicken Key, a seven-acre mangrove island and bird rookery approximately one mile off-shore. Enjoy a campfire and s’mores at the end of event. Please bring closed-toe shoes that can get wet, comfortable clothing, snacks, and water. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. For ages 18 & older. Recommended for intermediate paddlers. Space is limited; reservations are required.” For more information, click here.

Fast Lane Friday at Homestead Miami Speedway: “Law enforcement and advocacy groups long have sought safe alternatives to illegal street racing that plagues South Florida roadways. To combat this dangerous activity, Homestead-Miami Speedway created “Fast Lane Friday”, a legal drag racing event open to all car enthusiasts 18 and older with a valid driver’s license and proof of registration/insurance. Drivers will be able to race their cars against other street-legal cars on the drag strip as many times as they would like throughout the night.” For more information, click here.

  • Saturday, May 18, 2019

Paddletopia at Surfside Beach: “After a successful inaugural event in 2018, Paddletopia is back in Surfside for a second season. This complimentary two-day extravaganza will be taking place Saturday, May 18th and Sunday, May 19th at the 96th Street Park and promises to be an exciting adventure for the entire family! Complimentary paddle boards and kayaks provided by Miami Beach Paddleboard - Be sure to reserve your spot in advance as space is limited. Yoga and fitness classes for all ages and skill levels presented by Sweat Studio and MODO Yoga (BYOM - Bring Your Own Mat). Braid Bar provided by Lahh Salon. Resortwear presentation from Pink Coral MIAMI. “Upcycled” bracelet and headband workshops hosted by The Full Edit, a zero-waste fashion consulting firm. Book Swap! Bring your gently used books and exchange them. Make your own succulents workshop courtesy of La Succulenta.” For more information, click here.

Kodomo No Hi! Japanese Children’s Festival at Miami Children’s Museum: “Celebrate Kodomo No Hi, which is “Children’s Day” in Japan! Write your name in Japanese calligraphy and construct simple origami. Create sumi-e paintings or festive carp banners throughout the day. Join our theater troupe for special Kamishibai Story Telling, and watch amazing Taiko drumming performances by Fushu Daiko at 1 & 3 pm. Participate in a martial arts workshop, and practice your flower arranging in an ikebana inspired art workshop.” For more information, click here.

  • Sunday, May 19, 2019

Jazz in the Pines Concert: Tito Puente. Jr. & His Jazz Band: “The City of Pembroke Pines Recreation and Cultural Arts Division welcomes everyone to enjoy free Jazz in the Pines concerts as they continue in the new year at the Charles F. Dodge City Center located at 601 City Center Way in Pembroke Pines. An assortment of music to stimulate minds and relieve stress will delight all ages.  There is plenty of room to set up lawn chairs, spread a blanket and take in the relaxing entertainment with family and friends. In addition, The City of Pembroke Pines Art and Cultural Division has incorporated a fun component to the Jazz concerts by adding Live Painting Artists that will complement the featured band.” For more information, click here.

Grand Opening of I Love Science at the Shops at Merrick Park: “YIPPEE! The coolest place for kids is finally here! We're ready for you and excited to have you join the IKS community! Join us May 18th & 19th for tons of fun GRAND OPENING activities! Weekend Activities! Food, Games, Contests, Discounts, Raffles, Prizes, and so much more. 4251 Salzedo Street, Suite 1330, Coral Gables, 33146, 786.633.6978,”

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