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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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