July 20, 2019

Photo of art flyer from Puchi Noriega
ArtSouth "Mama Mia" Exhibit
Tonight
View the art of Puchi Noriega at her exhibit entitled "Mama Mia" presented by ArtSouth. Tonight, July 20th, 6:30-8:30. Perrine Community House at Palmetto Bay, 900 Perrine Avenue . FREE.
Farmer's Market Tomorrow
Stroll through aisles of fresh produce and support our local growers every Sunday at 8:30 am. F ind us at the SE corner of Coral Reef Park, next to the Volleyball courts.
Freebee Starts Monday
Followed by Ribbon-Cutting
It's finally here! Service starts Monday. Two "green" gasless vehicles will be unveiled to take you anywhere within the Village. Download the ride freebee app, then join us at the Freebee ribbon cutting on Monday, July 22nd at 11 am, Palmetto Bay Park. See details below.
Flyer of Yoga
Yoga by the Bay
Come stretch and relax by the bay with this calming Yoga class. All levels welcome. Please bring your own towel, mat and water bottle. Free! July 28th, August 4th and August 18th - 9:30 am.
Senior Game Day
55-plus? Join us for a lunch & learn lecture and plenty of fun games. Thursday, August 1st. Perrine Community House, 900 S. Perrine Ave., RSVP Required.
Caught in the Middle
FREE 90-Minute Workshop for 5th graders transitioning into middle school. Students and parents invited to gain tools to help with the process. August 3rd, Perrine Community House, 900 SW 97th Ave. Please RSVP here with name of child and parent before July 31st.
Tri-City Senior Gameday Tournaments
Seniors, your Village has teamed up with Cutler Bay and Pinecrest for board-game tournaments. On August 6th, free b reakfast & bingo in Cutler Bay. Then a mah jong tourney in Pinecrest on Wednesday, September 18th for just $10. RSVP required.
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Responsible Gardening Lecture
What grows well in our subtropical climate? Find out by taking our class, "Gardening in Zone 10." Saturday, August 17th at 9:30 am, Thalatta Estate. RSVP required.
Summer Camp
If you wish to register your child(ren) for Palmetto Bay Camp, you will need to come in person to Coral Reef Elementary School located at 7955 S.W. 152nd Street, Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5:30 pm at the Camp Office.
Bridal Expo Flyer
Save the Date: Bridal Expo

Planning a wedding, sweet sixteen, or an anniversary celebration? Then you won't want to miss out on this event! Join us for the Village’s 7th Annual Bridal Expo on Sunday, Sept. 29, at 5:00 pm, Thalatta Estate.
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Download our Free IBUS App
See where our Palmetto Bay to Metrorail Park & Ride buses are in real time. Simply download Palmetto Bay IBUS from your app store and you're all set. Like the IBUS shuttle itself, it's free. C'mon, get onboard!

Freebee Arrives in Palmetto Bay; Service and Ribbon Cutting Begins Monday
On Monday, July 22nd at 11 am, join us at Palmetto Bay Park as we welcome our first two "Freebees" to the Village. These are green gasless on-demand vehicles that pick you up and take you anywhere within Palmetto Bay, FREE!

Starting Monday, July 22nd, service hours are
  • Monday - Friday: 6:30am-10am / 3pm-7pm,
  • Saturday: 1pm-10pm.

Simply download "Ride Freebee" in yo ur app store, and summon Freebee to pick you up and deliver you to any point in the Village. If you don't use a smart phone, or you don't wish to dowload the app, you may call 305-397-5002. In September, in addition to the two existing vehicles, two "Freebee" shuttle buses will be added to take riders from Palmetto Bay Park to the Dadeland South Metro-rail station, Monday through Friday, mornings and evenings.
Seniors Had a Ball at Marlins Park
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Photo of Marlins on the playing field
In a joint initiative with Cutler Bay and Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay Seniors joined neighboring residents for a "Tri-City" outing to Marlins Park on Thursday, July 18th. The gang enjoyed transportation, game tickets and lunch, all free of charge. The best part? The Marlins beat San Diego 4-3.
Back to School Sales Tax Holiday
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Hard to believe, but yes, in just a couple of weeks, Florida's sales tax holiday on school supplies takes effect. To see the complete list of what's exempt from August 2nd through 6th, click here.
Franjo Road Redevelopment Phase II Continues
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  • Phase 2 of the Franjo Rd. reconstruction project is underway as of July 10th. It includes the closure of Franjo Rd. from SW 180th St to US 1 for a period of 100 days or until October 16, 2019. Unlike phase 1 - NO BUSINESSES ARE AFFECTED IN TERMS OF ACCESS.
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Going Away on Vacation?

One of the services available to you as a Palmetto Bay resident, is a "watch order" for your home while you are away. Simply call the Palmetto Bay Policing Unit at 305-278-4000, and after answering a few questions, you will have peace of mind knowing police will pass by your home daily to help ensure its security.
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For the latest photos of Village happenings, follow us "villageofpalmettobay" on Instagram and see everything that's going on in your community. We're also on Facebook and Twitter!

This Weekend
  • 6:30 pm Palmetto Bay/ArtSouth Art Exhibit featuring the artwork of Puchi Noriega, Perrine Community House
Next Week
  • 11:00 am Freebee launch Palmetto Bay Park
Coming Soon
Next Month
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