May Fairs & Festivals

By on May 8, 2013

Upcoming events include Memorial Day festivities, Relay for Life, Seminole Indian Pow Wow, Fit Kids Day, Unifest, Calle 8.

All Kids Included Family Art Festival | Saturday, May 4

A full day of activities & cultural experiences for children with & without disabilities. Highlights include; Spencer’s Theatre of Illusion; Riley Roam as the “World Famous Storyologist” & former Ringling Bros. clown Kenny Mikey, as her bumbling assistant; “Zot Artz-Arts for All” painting & printmaking with artist/inventor Dwayne Szot; and Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces. 10am–5pm. Free. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St. Cutler Bay. 786-573-5316. www.smdcac.org

Relay for Life – American Cancer Society | Saturday, May 4

The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. Take that step by joining the global Relay For Life movement. When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it’s your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors & remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well and raise money to help end cancer. Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr. Miami Beach. www.RelayForLife.org

Zakafest | Saturday, May 4

A Haitian Cultural experience. 2–11pm. Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212-260 NE 59 Terr. Miami. 954-646-9932. www.bignightinlittlehaiti.com

Drum & Dance Festival | Saturday, May 4

Learn to play Middle Eastern drum rhythms and belly dance instruction 1–4pm. All level drummers & dancers are welcome, bring your own drum, Djembe, or tambourine. Bring your own chair or blanket. For further information contact Eugenia Akef at 954-421-3587. Community Center Band Shell, 1100 Lyons Rd. Coconut Creek .954-545-6670

Youth Arts Day & Music Fest | Sunday, May 5

A day long series of youth performance art from 10am– 4pm at the Deering Estate at Cutler. Spend the entire day & enjoy youth artwork, as well as musical & theatrical performances from students & organizations! Children can paint on easels & create dance streamers. Child(Grades K–12)/Free; Adult/$12. Student’s artwork will be on display inside the Richmond Cottage & Stone House thru May 16th. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72 Ave. Miami 33157. 305-235-1668. www.deeringestate.org

Spain-Florida Celebration | Monday, May 6

In honor of the 500th anniversary of Ponce de León’s arrival in Florida the Spain-Florida Foundation is proud to welcome to Miami, the third largest tall ship in the world, the Spanish Naval training vessel Juan Sebastian de Elcano. The ship will dock at Bicentennial Park from Wednesday–Monday, May 1–6 for daily tours. Monday concludes with a Paella Festival held in front of the ship. Festival attendees will enjoy Spanish food, music, and children’s activities as well as the opportunity to meet the Elcano’s Captain. Bicentennial Park, Downtown Miami 786-364-8472

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