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Great Gables Events – weekend of April 20

Greetings,

It’s Earth Day Weekend in Coral Gables and the Sustainability Advisory Board is lading the celebration with a series of events highlighting the importance of natural resource conservation and environmental preservation. So, get ready to practice advanced recycling, see a documentary that furthers your knowledge of earth-friendly issues and take the family out to enjoy the great outdoors.

The weather is pleasant, so consider the following long list of Great Gables Events when planning your outings in the coming months.

By the way, if heading out to the countryside on the weekends is your idea of a good time, check out our list of delightful events on the Redland View web site. http://www.redlandview.com/Events/

Robert and Robin Burr


Half Price Daily Lunch Specials at JohnMartin’s
JohnMartin's Irish Pub and RestaurantEnjoy half off on select lunch specials at John Martin’s Pub before 3pm. On Tuesday, it’s Shepard’s Pie. Wednesday, the burgers. On Thursday, choose Bangers and Mash. Friday — what else? — Fish and Chips. JohnMartin’s Irish Pub and Restaurant at 253 Miracle Mile serves all your gastro-pub favorites with a fine selection of beer and wine, plus cocktails and a full bar. Call 305-445-3777. http://www.johnmartins.com

Prohibition of Plastic Bags
recyclingAfter conducting a yearlong campaign to educate stores and restaurants about the city’s prohibition on single-use plastic bags, Coral Gables Code Enforcement will begin to issue citations starting on May 10 to those businesses that don’t comply with this ordinance. http://coralgables.com/index.aspx?page=1346

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday
recyclingThe City of Coral Gables encourages you to recycle your old electronics and large cardboard boxes, dispose of your household hazardous waste and shred your sensitive documents at a special event at City Hall parking lot from 9am to noon. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/household-hazardous-waste-collection/

Pioneer Day Celebrates History of Early Pioneer Families
Pinewood CemeteryOnce a year, the community gathers to honor the earliest settlers of the Larkin Sunset Drive area with a special event at the Pinewood Cemetery, located on Erwin Road just south of Sunset Drive, starting at 10am. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/pioneer-day-celebrates-history-of-early-pioneer-families/

Kids: Disney’s 101 Dalmatians at Youth Center
kidsFirst released in 1961, Disney’s 101 Dalamatians is a timeless classic. This British-American animated adventure comedy-drama was based on the novel by Dodie Smith. Bring the kids to the Youth Center Saturday at 3 or 7pm. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/kids-disneys-101-dalmatians-at-youth-center/2018-04-21/

Plan Ahead: Apr 28 – Villagers Historic Hunt Road Rallye
The Villagers Historical Preservation AssociationRoad Trip Through Redland history is the theme for the 2018 Villagers’ Annual Historic Hunt and Road Rally on April 28, starting at 2pm at the Women’s Club of Homestead, 17905 SW 292 Street. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/villagers-historic-hunt-road-rally/

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Great Gables Events – weekend of April 13

Greetings,

Once again, we are awash in delightful events in our little city. Let the following list of Great Gables Events be your life buoy against the high tide of fabulous cultural immersion in the coming days.

We don’t want you to miss a thing. Have a look at the list and set aside some quality time in your busy life for family and friends.

Robert and Robin Burr


Miracle Mile is Back To Beautiful
Coral Gables Miracle MileCelebrate the re-design of the fabulous new Miracle Mile, now a modern pedestrian wonderland with outstanding modern amenities, wide sidewalks, generous lighting and artistic details, on Saturday starting at 5:30pm for the ribbon cutting at the SE corner of Miracle Mile and Le Jeune Road. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/miracle-mile-back-to-beautiful/

Fairchild Spring Garden Festival
Fairchild Spring Garden FestivalCelebrate the Spring season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden this weekend. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs, enjoy locally crafted beer, and spirits, much more. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/fairchild-spring-garden-festival/2018-04-14/

Gloria at Gables Stage
GableStage TheatreThis 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Finalist takes place in the offices of a notorious Manhattan magazine. A group of ruthless editorial assistants vie for their bosses’ jobs and a book deal before they’re thirty. This sharp-witted play brilliantly questions the dark side of artistic ambition, modern workplace trauma and the striking commonality of exploitation as a commercial enterprise in popular culture. GableStage is located at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave. Call 305-445-1119. http://www.gablestage.org

The Pirates of Penzance at Ring Theatre
Ring TheatrePrepare to set sail off the coast of Cornwall with the swashbuckling Pirates of Penzance at University of MIami’s Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Frederic has earned his dues as the pirates’ apprentice waiting to be promoted to full pirate-dom on his 21st birthday, but upon discovery that he is a leap year baby born on February 29th, it seems he may never get the chance. One of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most famous works, gets a fresh interpretation on the Ring stage. Call 305-284-3355. http://www.as.miami.edu/ringtheatre/current-season/

101 Dalmatians at Youth Center
CinemaFirst released in 1961, Disney’s Classic 101 Dalamatians is a timeless classic that’s appropriate for young children. This British-American animated adventure comedy-drama was based on the novel by Dodie Smith. Brought to you by Miami Children’s Theater, the film is one hour long. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/kids-disneys-101-dalmatians-at-youth-center/2018-04-13/

Isle of Dogs at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaIsle of Dogs (I love dogs?) tells the story of Atari Kobayashi, the 12-year-old ward of corrupt Mayor Kobayashi. When an executive decree exiles all the canine pets of Megasaki City to a vast garbage-dump, Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies to Trash Island in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

Earth Day Themes at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaLandfill Harmonic and Racing Extinction are two wonderful films coming to Gables Cinema during Earth Week in Coral Gables dealing with the themes of landfills and species extinctions. Check out the listings below for details. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

Seraphic Fire presents Arvo Pärt: Passio
Serafic FireEnjoy the award-winning musical magic of Seraphic Fire conducted by Patrick Dupré Quigley presented Friday at First United Methodist Church at 7:30pm. Pärt’s minimalist masterwork has been named one of the ten best classical music pieces for Easter. http://www.gablesguide.com/event/seraphic-fire-arvo-part-passio/

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Great Gables Events – weekend of April 6

Greetings,

Friday Gallery Night begins a busy weekend full of fine events — and the week continues with more great cultural opportunities here in Coral Gables.

Its a big week for political authors as well. Ambassador Vicki Huddleston, author of Our Woman in Havana comes to Books & Books, while Madeleine Albright follows up with her new book Fascism: A Warning.

As usual, there’s lots of great musical events, art exhibits, live theatre, family-friendly events and celebrations. Save the date for April 14 to celebrate the re-birth of Miracle Mile as a world-class destination with a ribbon-cutting ceremony (free parking) and much more.

We hope you enjoy the following long list of Great Gables Events. Set aside some quality time for family and friends to enjoy the depth and breadth of fine culture in our little city.

Robert and Robin Burr


Isle Of Dogs at Gables Cinema
Coral Gables Art CinemaCertainly the talk of the town is the new Wes Anderson film Isle Of Dogs, previewing at Gables Cinema. The movie play homage to the epic scope and beauty of Japanese cinema, to the noble loyalty of canine companions, to the rejection of intolerance, and most of all to the unbreakable boy-dog bond that has launched countless escapades. It’s one of the few films to come along that appeals to all ages. Coral Gables Art Cinema is located at 260 Aragon. Call 786-385-9689 or visit the web site for details. http://www.gablescinema.org

How Long Have You Lived here?
Miami Pioneers and Natives of DadeFor those rare natives of South Florida, or families that settled in the Miami area during the pioneer era a century ago — or anyone who enjoys history — the monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade offers a unique opportunity to learn, share, appreciate and celebrate the history of South Florida with like-minded individuals. http://www.mpnod.org/events/

UM Young Musicians’ Summer Camp
MusicMusic students of all levels are invited to enroll in the University of Miami’s Frost Young Musicians’ Camp this summer. Session A, (June 11 to June 22) is designed for elementary and middle school students. Younger students with little or no experience can attend “Introduction to Music.” Session B (July 2 to July 13) and Session C (July 16 to July 27) are geared for middle and high school students. Specialized honors programs are offered to very advanced students by audition only. For complete information visit the web site. http://www.youngmusicianscamp.com/

Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen open on Miracle Mile
ForkEnjoy Happy Hour specials from 4 to 6pm everyday at the newly opened Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen at 301 Miracle Mile, on the corner of Salzedo. Try the Angry Meatball appetizer or the Colossal Crab Stack. In addition to pizza, salads, sandwiches (the lobster roll stands out) and burgers, a selection of special entrées includes Danish Barbecue Ribs, Miso Butter Glazed Lobster and a special featured dinner dish every evening. Call 786-864-1220. https://docbsfreshkitchen.com/locations/coral-gables

 

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