Great Gables Events Calendar Newsletter

Greetings,

Stay cool, jump in the pool, enjoy the water, hit the surf, float the boat, take the plunge. Enjoy these mid-Summer days.

Be safe, be careful and keep an eye out for those who need a little extra help these days.

Robert and Robin Burr

please enjoy this image that remind us of the beauty and serenity of our majestic city

DeSoto Fountain

DeSoto Fountain on a bright sunny day

Coral Gables scenic photo illustrations ©  Robin and Robert Burr.

Fritz & Franz Bierhaus Is Open
A Florida Story - GableStage Egage

Friday, August 21 at 7pm
A Florida Story - GableStage Engage
A Florida Story is a filmed performance monologue, adapted from stories written by award-winning artists Jessica Farr and Caleb Scott as part of their ongoing narrative series that aims to tell the stories of the hundreds of voiceless people whose anonymous faces constantly pop up in mug-shots and headlines all across Florida. A Florida Story gives voice to the misunderstood and the misrepresented, celebrating the secret trials and unspoken desires of the underdog, the outlier, and the renegade in the spirit of the world it is inspired by. http://www.gablestage.org/engagegablestage/a-florida-story/

Frost Percussion Group - Masterworks

Friday, August 21, 7:30pm
Frost Percussion Group - Masterworks
Svet Stoyanov, directs the Frost Percussion Group on YouTube. Experience percussion masterworks by musical luminaries in varying instrumental configurations with interesting staging and exceptional percussion virtuosity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZXE-0sQ8XM

Light Up City Hall for Women's Equality Day

Wednesday, August 26
Light Up City Hall for Women's Equality Day
Coral Gables City Hall will "Light Up City Hall" for Women's Equality Day on August 26 in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of women winning the right to vote. City Hall and other buildings in the County will shine in white, gold, and purple -- the colors of the suffrage movement. Learn more about the fight for women's suffrage from the League of Women Voters of Miami-Dade County. https://npg.si.edu/exhibition/votes-for-women

Books and Books Live On Zoom
Carl Hiaasen and John Grisham

Thursday, August 27 at 1pm
Carl Hiaasen and John Grisham
Moderated by Mitchell Kaplan, the live on zoom event features Cal Hiassen's new Novel Squeeze Me, set in Palm Beach. It’s the height of the  charity ball season: for every disease or cause, there’s a reason for the local luminaries to eat, drink, and be seen. But when a prominent high-society dowager suddenly vanishes during a swank gala, and is later found dead in a concrete grave, panic and chaos erupt. Presented by Miami Book Fair. Register to attend this online event. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carl-hiaasen-in-conversation-with-john-grisham-hosted-by-books-books-tickets-116051108991

A Free Dance Lesson At Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Group Classes
After a long-awaited break due to the quarantine, Fred Astaire Dance Studios is pleased to announce that group classes (limited to 9 students) are back on the schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6 and 7pm along with a Latin Fitness Class at 11am on Saturdays. Take an introductory private class with one of the certified instructors to get acquainted with the studio and go over the basic elements which make dancing easier and more fun to learn. With over 4,000 sq ft there is plenty of room for social distancing. Call 305-443-0085 or email [email protected] https://www.fredastaire.com/introductory-offer/

Ron Howard's Rebuilding Paradise

Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room
Check in to the Gables Cinema Virtual Screening Room to enjoy some great movies and support the cinema. Programs include You Never Had It - An Evening With Charles Bukowski; Martin Margiela: In His Own Words; The August Virgin; Son Of The White Mare; plus other films for the whole family. http://www.gablescinema.com/programs/virtual-screening-room/

Graziano's Market Empanada Mondays

Graziano's Market Empanada Mondays
All your favorite empanadas are only $1.99 at Graziano's Market on Mondays, featuring Meat, Chicken, Ham and Cheese, Onion and Cheese, Corn, Spinach, Vegetarian, Caprese and Gallega. Graziano's Market is located at 2301 Galiano Street. Call 305-460-0001. https://www.grazianosgroup.com/markets/

PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan

PodCast - Literary Life with Mitchell Kaplan
Enjoy the weekly podcast by local legend Mitchell Kaplan of Books & Books. If you love books, writers or are a passionate reader, you'll enjoy these fascinating conversations every Friday with Mitchell and his guests. https://open.spotify.com/show/21mZScZEfxQbJCQG5qySqB

Leica Store Miami - Workshops, Classes and Events

Leica Store Workshops, Classes and Events
Enjoy workshops and classes with some of the best photographers in the world, sponsored by the Leica Store on Miracle Mile, including A Study of Portraiture with Omar Cruz; The Art and Craft of Black & White Photography with Richard Sexton; Leica Monochrom Online Workshop; Fine Art Digital Printing Workshop and more. The Leica Store is located at 372 Miracle Mile. Call 305-921-4433. https://leicastoremiami.com/

Bugatti - Dining al Fresco

Bugatti - Dining al Fresco
Now featuring outdoor tables, Bugatti is serving the most popular meals outside in a cafe-style setting amidst the palms. Call 305-441-2545 to reserve your table. https://www.bugattirestaurant.com

Solar Endorsement

Get the story from friends with solar experience and get started with free information from Solar United Neighbors of Florida about the new Miami-Dade Solar Co-op. It's free.

Miami-Dade Solar Co-op

Now Is The Time To GO SOLAR
Imagine walking into a solar company’s office with 50 or 100 of your neighbors and saying, “We all want to get solar. What kind of deal can you give us?”

https://coops.solarunitedneighbors.org/coops/miami-dade-solar-co-op/

Biscayne Décor Knows Window Treatments
Friday Night Flashbacks from Miracle Theatre
Actors' Playhouse
GableStage
Coral Gables Art Cinema
Films For Families
Hire Frost Musicians
Fairchild Connect To Protect Network - Save Pine Rocklands
Private Scuba Lessons
CAP Summer Artist Program
Books & Books Live on Zoom
Seraphic Saturday Podcast
Wild Fork Foods Now Open
Takeout and Delivery in Coral Gables

Many of our favorite eateries in the Gables are offering curbside takeout, as well as delivery services. Here's a handy list of choices for Gables residents and friends.

http://www.greatgables.com/CoralGables/ToGo.html

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