Hello! there.  View Online | Forward to a friend | Subscribe
*|FEEDBLOCK:http://www.communitynewspapers.com/feed/|**|FEEDITEMS: [$count=1]|*
 
FIU JOINS NATIONAL MOVEMENT TO REDUCE HIGH COST OF BOOKS
 
College students spend on average between $600 and $1,400 on textbooks each year, according to the College Board. These costs contribute to mounting student debt and cause some students to take longer than four years to graduate. Florida International University (FIU) has put in place a number of measures to help students manage costs and graduate on time, including some specifically aimed at reducing the cost... Read More »
 
*|END:FEEDBLOCK|*
 
 
*|FEEDBLOCK:http://www.communitynewspapers.com/feed/|**|FEEDITEMS: [$count=1]|*
 
VIZCAYA’S ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SUNDOWNER ON OCT. 28 TO CELEBRATE ESTATE’S HISTORY
 
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will host the 31st annual Halloween Sundowner, one of Miami’s most iconic events attracting 1,000 guests each Halloween, on Saturday, Oct. 28. The all-inclusive party takes place from 8 p.m. to midnight, and benefits the continued preservation of Vizcaya, a National Historic Landmark. This year’s event will feature a theme of Mystery, Myth and Fantasy. Guests are welcome to dress for the theme or wear the costume of their choice and enter to win fabulous prizes in the following categories: Best Male Costume, Best Female Costume... Read More »
 
*|END:FEEDBLOCK|*
 
JOIN THOUSANDS OF FAMILIES ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH AT THE CHILDREN’S TRUST FREE FAMILY EXPO
 

The Children’s Trust 2017 Family Expo returns on Saturday, Sept. 9, with a fun-filled day designed to delight children and connect parents to resources that will make their families safer, healthier and happier. As the largest free family event in South Florida, the Family Expo at the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Center has attracted crowds exceeding 20,000 in past years. The 2017 lineup features 250 exhibitor booths showcasing information about after-school activities, low-cost health insurance, nutrition, safety, services for children with special needs, pre-K registration and much more. Free back-to-school supplies like backpacks and notebooks will be distributed while supplies last. Marking the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, HistoryMiami puts the mysteries and dangers of Mother Nature on display in an interactive booth dedicated to extreme... Read More »

 
*|END:FEEDBLOCK|*
 
 
*|FEEDBLOCK:http://www.communitynewspapers.com/feed/|**|FEEDITEMS: [$count=1]|*
 
CITY, OVERTOWN NET, BRIGHTLINE DONATE BACKPACKS, SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO YOUTH
 

The City of Miami, Overtown Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) and Brightline, in coordination with a host of other sponsors, recently donated more than 1,000 backpacks filled with school supplies to residents of Overtown. Children and adults also took the pledge to stay safe around railroad tracks, which is part of Brightline’s safety... Read More »

 
*|END:FEEDBLOCK|*
 
MIAMI DADE COLLEGE TO CELEBRATE WITH I AM MDC DAY ON SEPT. 6
 

Miami Dade College (MDC) will celebrate I Am MDC Day, an annual day of giving and pride honoring the college’s rich history and unparalleled impact on the community, on Wednesday, Sept. 6. Fifty-seven years ago on Sept. 6, 1960, Miami Dade College opened the door to the American Dream. Today, more than two million alumni can say “I Am MDC” because MDC afforded them the opportunity to pursue a college education — the ticket to a better future — that for many was otherwise out of reach. The 24-hour celebration will highlight the... Read More »

 
*|END:FEEDBLOCK|*