Key Insights Newsletter
April 2019 Edition!
As a life-long resident and Realtor on Key Biscayne, I love sharing upcoming events and Interesting activities offered around our community for the residents and frequent visitors of our Island
My father, Federico Padovan, moved our family (including grandparents) to Key Biscayne in 1973. I was raised on the Island and left briefly to earn a BFA degree at NYU. But my heart was always here so I returned to my Island Paradise home where I am raising 4th generation Key Biscayners with my husband Donnie Hall.
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By The Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce
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MIAMI BEACH PRIDE FESTIVAL
April 6-7, 2019
Nowhere is the spirit of Pride and enthusiasm more apparent than during the extraordinary two-day Festival on Saturday and Sunday that features two stages with world-class DJs, entertainers, and celebrity entertainers.
Special surprise performances throughout the day, along with 125 vendor booths, food and cocktails at Lummus Park in world-famous South Beach. The festival also includes the Pridelines Youth District and Safe Zone, Lambda Living Lounge, BB&T Food Pavilion, "The Garden of Eve" Women's tent and many family-friendly activities.
MERCY HOSPITAL'S EGG HUNT!!!
Saturday Apr 6, 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM 3663 South Miami Ave
Mercy Hospital Campus - South Shore By The Bay
Miami, FL 33133
YUMBRELLA FOOD HALL
April 12, 2019
29TH ANNUAL VILLAGE
EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday, April 13 9:30am sharp
Key Biscayne Village Green
The hunt begins promptly at 9:30 AM. Don't forget your baskets and cameras to pose for a picture with the Easter Bunny.
12TH ANNUAL VILLAGE ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DRIVE &
April 13, 2019
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
West Enid Drive (from Village Green Way and Fernwood Road)
(between Village Hall parking lot and Winn-Dixie)
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Residents (single-family homes, condos and apartments) and local business representatives are invited to participate in the 12th annual
Electronics Recycling Drive (ERD)
For the sixth year the Village is sponsoring a document shredding event at the same time as the ERD. A crew and mobile shredding truck from Shred-it will be nearby (along Village Green Way next to Village Hall) to offer secure shredding services for confidential documents. Shred-it's trucks contain cutting-edge proprietary paper shredding technology that safely process business or personal papers into confetti-sized pieces before being recycled.
The Electronic Recycling drive-through drop-off location will be at the West Enid Drive on-street parking zone between the Village Hall parking lot and the Winn-Dixie building. You will see a tent and lift-gate truck belonging to EScrap, the Village vendor, between Village Green Way and Fernwood Road. The drop-off zone is designed for access from the east (i.e., from Crandon Boulevard or Village Green Way), and will be delineated with barricades and cones. For more information, please contact the Public Works Department at (305) 365-8945.
Please refer to the lists below of acceptable and non-acceptable items. Small home electrics (ex: toasters, hair dryers) will be accepted as a service to residents but not recycled.
Crewmembers will be glad to accompany residents to retrieve bulky/heavy items that cannot be delivered to the recycling drive location without help.
KB ROTARY Grand Bazaar
Saturday Apr 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Village Green 400 Crandon Blvd
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
KB Rotary Grand Bazaar - Fun for the entire family! Kids bounce houses & games, interactive art booth, international food and beverages including grand bazaar shopping.
Participation by community organizations such as the KB Children's Business Fair. The event's mission is to raise money for the grants Rotary issues to local and South Florida charities.
Good Neighbor & Giving Tree Awards 2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11am-1pm
3201 Rickenbacker Causeway
"The Good Neighbor Award" honors Key Biscayne Students who display superior personal character and good will. "The Giving Tree Award" honors Key Biscayne Teachers who give all there is to give. "The Principal of the Year" recognizes the educator that creates a nurturing environment for their students and teachers.
For Sponsorship Opportunities contact the Key Biscayne Chamber of Commerce at (305) 361-5207 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsorships are 100% tax deductible.
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The inaugural season of the Key Biscayne Piano Festival at Crossbridge Key Biscayne - in collaboration with Miami International Piano Festival. Featuring five solos and two duets, the 2018-19 Key Biscayne Piano Festival presents intimate performances by international artists, from Belgium, France, Italy, Russia, Spain and Venezuela, with each program hosted by Professor Frank Cooper.
Food Trucks Every Thursday!!!
Right Across from Mast Academy!!!
Brought to you by Miami Food Trucks Events and Moty's Grill.
Great event for all ages ... family fun!
Last Friday of Every Month!
7 - 11PM
SW 15th Ave & 8th St.
Join us in celebrating Viernes Cultural/Cultural Friday. Little Havana's popular art and culture festival is a great event for the whole family. Enjoy music and discover works by local artists and artisans in and around our iconic Domino Plaza on SW 8th Street and SW 15th Avenue, and behold contemporary and historic artworks at our many fine art galleries along Calle Ocho. Finish off your fabulous Friday night by savoring a delicious dinner at one of our various restaurants, boasting cuisine from all over the world. Come dance, eat, shop and enjoy a delightful evening in Little Havana!
KEY BISCAYNE FARMER'S MARKET
Key Biscayne Community Church
355 Glenridge Road Key Biscayne
EVERY SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Key Biscayne Farmer's Market takes place every Saturday at the Key Biscayne's Community Church with local farmers coming to the Key to sell their fresh goods!
For more info call (305) 361-2411
Free & Open to the public
Biscayne Nature Center Restoration Day
First Saturday of every Month.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Biscayne Nature Center
6767 Crandon Blvd Key Biscayne
Looking for a great way to help out in your community and earn volunteer service hours, too?
Join children, teens and adults in a volunteer eco-restoration project to keep Bear Cut Preserve healthy and clean. Learn about how plastic pollution is affecting our ecosystems and learn ways to reduce your impact on the environment.
- Use the North Beach entrance of Crandon Park
- Meet at the BNC Visitors Center on the 2nd Floor
- Wear close-toed shoes
- Bring a reusable water bottle (please, no single use plastic water bottles here!)
- Pack a lunch and stay for an idyllic afternoon at the beach!
2nd Saturday Monthly Beach Cleanup &
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
The Park beach is a clean up site for Baynanza so we are combining our regular 2nd Saturday Monthly Beach Cleanup with it to have a SuperDuper Cleanup!
Every one will need to come to picnic Area A, Pavilion A9 to sign in and pick up cleaning supplies.
We will be providing ice water, sunscreen and cool giveaways!
Plan to wear closed toe shoes and a hat.Try to bring a refillable water bottle to reduce plastic waste.
Wynwood Art Walk
2250 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL
2nd Saturday of every Month!!
12pm - 3am
Wynwood Art Walk has become one of the most iconic events in Miami. It takes place on the second Saturday of each and every month. The event has organically grown from a gallery night to an incredible collection of artists, dancers, gourmet food trucks, music and the best people watching in South Florida. Wynwood and Art Walk itself have always been on the cutting edge. Graffiti, which is now on everyone's radar, has always been a part of Wynwood. Craft beer, another phenomenal trend, has its South Florida roots in Wynwood. And there are many things that Wynwood has been a leader in. For the most part, Wynwood is ahead of the curve. As always, Art Walk is free and open to the public. This is not an exclusive event, but an inclusive event.
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