July Newsletter
Vol. 6 No. 13


Frost Museum of Science: Da Vinci - Inventions

Created with the assistance of the Museo Leonardo da Vinci - Rome, Italy, and a number of experts in Italy and France, Da Vinci - Inventions presented by Bank of America celebrates one of the most revered and dynamic minds of all time: Leonardo da Vinci. The exhibition features 16 compelling themed areas of da Vinci's work, offering you an unmatched look inside the mind of a man who laid the groundwork for some of modern society's most impactful inventions such as the helicopter, airplane, automobile, submarine, parachute and bicycle.
Suitable for all ages, this amazing exhibition provides a fascinating insight into not only the mind of a genius, but also into the fundamental scientific and artistic principles that he discovered. Da Vinci - Inventions is an inspiration for the whole family. 
Da Vinci - Inventions will be on view from Saturday, June 9, 2018 through Sunday, December 9, 2018 on Levels 2 and 3 in the museum's West Wing. Admission to Da Vinci - Inventions is included in all museum admission tickets.

Surfside Events

First Friday Summer Harvest Beach Gathering
July 6, 4pm - 7pm
93rd Street Beach
Taste the rainbow with a fruit and vegetable farmstand and get in the hoedown mood with a Bluegrass band. Activities include: All-ages drum circle, BYO mangoes and coconuts to our smoothie station to have your backyard produce turned into a healthy snack, Bring your own picnic.

Aventura Mall Happenings
Dance with High Energy Choreography from Powerumba Fitness
July 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Upper Area of the New Wing, next to Zara
RSVP to marketing@aventuramall.com

World Cup Watch Parties at Grill on the Alley
8am - 5pm Daily

Aventura Market - Farms & Artisans
Every Sunday, 12pm - 8pm

Coco Bambu is a seafood restaurant located on 955 Alton Road with capacity for 412 people. With live World Cup broadcasts with 2 big screens and TVs, and a promotion for beer (buy one and get one for free - during the entire game). On Wednesdays "Paella Night" at $27, on Thursdays the wines with 50%OFF and live music, on Saturdays "Feijoada - Traditional Brazilian Food" at $27 (all you can eat) and Brunch on Sundays at $32. Make a reservation by phone (786) 348-0770.

July Birthdays
07/03 Karina Jureko, Palms Hotel and Spa
07/04 Rita Priest, FAENA Miami Beach
07/04 Anna Penaranda, South Seas Hotel
07/05 Amelia Nunez, EDITION Miami
07/07 Aldemir Neto, Shore Club
07/08 Patricia Ozburn, Marriott Delray Beach
07/09 Vachira Perez, Shore Club
07/09 Ulrica Schmid-Mastrocola, Ulia& More
07/11 Tomas Valdez, Honorary Member
07/14 Marcella Irby, Marriott Villas at Doral


Miami Spa Month
JUL 1-AUG 31
Various Locations
Miami, FL
Spend some time relaxing this summer and take advantage of deals on spa treatments throughout Miami Spa Month. Luxurious spas across the city are cutting prices on signature services throughout the months of July and August. Whether a solo retreat or a group outing, booking a discounted spa day is a no brainer during the summer holiday.

July 4th: Indepedence Day
Various Venues
Miami, FL
What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than by watching one of the largest fireworks displays in South Florida at America's Birthday Bash. In Downtown Miami, the fun starts at Bayfront Park at 2 p.m. when the beer garden opens. There will also be a free Kids' Zone and plenty of food and music to keep the party going. The night will culminate with a fantastic fireworks celebration over Biscayne Bay at 9 p.m. 
Miami Exotic Auto Racing

JUL 21
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Homestead, FL 
Miami Exotic Auto Racing provides the opportunity to drive some of the world's most exotic cars at Homestead Miami Speedway. Take the wheel of a Ferrari F430, Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari GT, or an Audi R8. All participants will receive one-on-one instruction from professional race car drivers that have more than 20 years experience. Driving experience start at ONLY $249. 
Overtown Music and Arts Festival 
JUL 14 
Miami, FL
The Overtown Music and Arts Festival celebrates economic development and community enrichment in the historic Overtown district of Miami. Enjoy a stellar line-up of live music artists and activities for all ages. The festival will include vendors showcasing artwork, ethnic cuisine, unique crafts, jewelry and a vast array of entertainment. The event is free.

Miami Swim Week
JUL 14-17 
Various Locations
Miami Beach, FL
It's one of the hottest weeks of the summer so be sure to check out one of Funkshion's many sizzling swimwear runway presentations on Miami Beach. Funkshion events offer a distinct blend of cutting edge fashion with live entertainment that make their shows a high energy and unique experience. Additionally, SwimShow 2018 will showcase the finest swim and resort wear from across the globe at this one-of-a-kind tradeshow at the Miami Beach Convention Center. 

International Mango Festival 
JUL 14-15 
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden 
Coral Gables, FL
Experience the world's largest display of mangoes at Fairchild Tropical Garden's 26th Annual International Mango Festival. Activities include tastings, lectures, food demonstrations, children's activities and the opportunity to explore Mangoville, a marketplace where you will find everything mango - art, gifts, food and more. Admission is free for members and $25 for non-members. 

Miami Marlins
vs. Tampa Bay
JUL 02: 7:10PM
JUL 03: 7:10PM
JUL 04: 1:10PM 
vs. Milwaukee
JUL 09: 7:10PM
JUL 10: 7:10PM
JUL 11: 7:10PM
vs. Philadelphia
JUL 13: 7:10PM
JUL 14: 4:10PM
JUL 15: 1:10PM 

Marlins Park 
501 Marlins Way   
Miami, FL 33125 
33rd International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami: Hij@s de lar Bernarda 

JUL 12-15  
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL
Freely adapted version of Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba. Dance-theatre rendered in flamenco and contemporary dance. A widow decrees eight years of mourning for her five daughters. In an atmosphere of authoritarianism, repression and desire, the drama is unfolds.
The Wizard of Oz 
JUL 14: 2pm & 8PM 
Adrienne Arsht PAC
Miami, FL 
An enduring 1939 classic about DOROTHY (the immortal Judy Garland) and her adventures in the LAND OF OZ, as she tries to find her way home to Kansas gets the Arsht Center treatment. DOROTHY and her friends, the SCARECROW, TIN MAN, the COWARDLY LION and her little dog TOTO do battle with the WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST as the Miami Symphonic Studio Orchestra performs the tuneful score by Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart.
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Malibu Farm

4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL (Eden Roc)
This waterfront stunner inside the Eden Roc Hotel, brings healthy, upscale California eats to South Beach. The eatery is spearheaded by chef Helene Henderson, who has created a menu filled with vegetable-forward dishes like vegan and coconut tofu, quinoa rice, wood-fired zucchini crust pizza, and grilled veggie sandwiches. But there are dishes for the carnivore dining types as well like Swedish meatballs, chicken ricotta burgers, Proper Sausage topped pizzas, and grilled skirt steak.

Diez y Seis 
1901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Led by Chef Jose Icardi, Diez y Seis is a Mexican restaurant with a renegade take on classic cuisine. Paying homage to Mexico's culinary contribution, Diez y Seis delivers a twist on the classics, at the iconic Shore Club hotel.

St Roch Market
140 NE 39th St, Miami, FL
This popular New Orleans food hall has made its way down to Miami. Setting up shop in the Miami Design District, it showcases 12 vendors selling food and beverage range from everything from vegan baked good to Southern inspired fried chicken restaurant, plus a cocktail bar and coffee shop.

Penguin Encounter at Miami Seaquarium

Learn about our African penguins at Penguin Isle and immerse yourself in their environment with our all-new penguin encounter! Providing a unique interaction with one of the world's most beloved birds, you can experience them in an intimate setting. You'll have the opportunity to meet and interact with a penguin one-on-one.  
Cycle Party

Cycle Party is a pedal powered party on four wheels! Each of our party bikes can accommodate up to 15 guests, with 10 pedaling and 5 lounging seats. Cycle Party operates in Wynwood Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

The Bass (Renovated)
  The Bass is Miami Beach's contemporary art museum. Focusing on exhibitions of international contemporary art, The Bass presents mid-career and established artists reflecting the spirit and international character of Miami Beach. The Bass seeks to expand the interpretation of contemporary art by incorporating disciplines of contemporary culture, such as design, fashion and architecture, into the exhibition program. Recognized for organizing the first solo museum exhibitions in the United States of international artists such as Erwin Wurm, The Bass also presents major exhibitions by influential artists such as El Anatsui, Isaac Julien, Eve Sussman, and Piotr Uklański. The exhibition program encompasses a wide range of media and artistic points of view that bring new thought to the diverse cultural context of Miami Beach.

Top Golf Miami Gardens 

Topgolf is the premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. You can challenge your friends and family to addictive point-scoring golf games that anyone from the hopeful pro golfer to your neighbor's 7-year-old kid can play year-round. Just picture a 240-yard outfield with dartboard-like targets in the ground. The closer to the center or "bull's-eye" you get and the farther out you hit your microchipped balls, the more points you receive. Score even bigger with Topgolf's extensive food and beverage menu that is sure to impress even the pickiest foodies. It's not golf - it's Topgolf. Give it a shot!


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My family and I have stayed at The Biltmore in Coral Gables several weeks each year over the past 4 years during which time our daughter attended the University of Miami. We would leave our home in New York, arrive at The Biltmore and each time feel truly welcomed by the warm and genuine smiles and hugs of the wonderful staff...Claudette the concierge is fantastic, knowledgeable, and gives the best hugs to the family. She is a gem... 
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