Endless Fun in Miami

Planning on visiting Miami this week? You’re just in luck as there are a lot of events and things to do this week especially for those who have rented fully furnished apartments in Miami to make their stay even more comfortable.

If you’re looking for a relaxing yet creative way to spend your evening while enjoying a bottle of beer, Fado Irish Pub’s Paint Nite Miami might be of interest to you. For one day on April 20 from 7pm to 9pm, there will be painting classes with Happy Hour drink specials to go with it.

Trying to keep fit while visiting Miami? Great news for fitness buffs as the Florida Technical College in Cutler Bay will be having a free Zumba Fitness class with Karen Velez starting Monday evenings.

Actors who have been waiting for the spotlight to come might be interested in this event. The Area Stage Company will be holding open auditions for the hit musical Into the Woods on April 20 from 7pm to 9pm. The auditions are strictly by appointment only and those who plan on auditioning must prepare a one-minute monologue and 32 bars of a musical theater song. To set your appointment you can call 305-666-2078 or email them at frontdesk@areastagecompany.com. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a Broadway star.

Do you think you have got what it takes to make an app within an hour? Dadeland Mall’s new Microsoft store will be will be having Build an App in an Hour workshops and classes for college students with ideas that can be turned into the future superstar apps. The workshops are also aimed for those aspiring app makers without any prior knowledge on how to code programs.

Job seekers might want to head over to Roberto Alonso Community Center at Royal Oaks Park on April 21 for the Veterans Job Fair. It is an open and free event for veterans, past and present, and businesses all over Miami-Dade in hopes to give them a life after service. Veterans are encouraged to join and bring along their valid ids including driver’s licenses, DD-214 that indicates type of discharge or equivalent for National Guard/Reserve and resume.

Coffee connoisseurs unite for The Commonwealth Institute’s Coffee Talk Series at Wells Fargo on April 22 from 8:30 am to 10 pm. Here like-minded individuals can engage into insightful discussions while encouraging intellectual thinking on the topic “How to Close the Deal”. The discussion will be lead by Iris Escarra of Greenberg Traurig.

For Earth Day, the Vizcaya Museum and Garden will be holding the event ConSerVations: Trash Detectives on April 22. Here learners from all walks of life will be guided on the journey of our trash that are being washed up to our shores. Furthermore, the volunteer event will also teach on how to prevent more trash from polluting the earth and its waters.

If you are looking for a cultural and artistic twist during your visit why not head over to the Miami Theater Center on April 23 for Baba Yaga’s Gypsy Wagon Family: An Acoustic Roots Music Experience. Listen to music like no other as your evening will be filled with ethnic and folkloric sounds from Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. If that’s not enough, how about Artistic Vibes’ Open Mic nights?
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Enjoy an open and artistic atmosphere complete with poetry, live music, stand up comedy, free parking and drinks galore all in one place in the place where the Miami New Times have dubbed as the Best Open Mic in 2014. Open Mic starts on April 23 from 8pm to 11:30pm.

Over at the Miami Airport Convention Center is the Annual Latino Health & Wellness Expo on April 24. Presented by the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce the fair will be holding free health screenings, cooking demonstrations and other activities that would promote healthy living. Another learning event that one should not miss is the Aspiring Stylist Workshop by 360 Spaces and Nobodys Ugly, LLC. This two-day workshop is aimed to help jumpstart the careers of aspiring stylists all over with the help of celebrity stylist, Cristina Cellini. The workshop will run from April 24 to April 25.

Love movies but would want to bring the family along? No problem! Finding Nemo serves as the last film the Mimi Lakes Picnic Park West will be showing for its Movies at the Park on April 24 from 8pm to 10pm. Don’t worry since admission is free. Just bring the family and a blanket to lay on and enjoy the show.

Foodie? The Fisherman’s Whart – Pompano Beach has got you covered as it plays host to the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival. For 30 years this foodie festival is a must go-to event for everyone. From great food to eye-catching scenery, this food festival won’t fail to appease your appetite. The Festival runs from April 24 to April 26.

If you are a craft beer enthusiast, you’re in for a treat as the Craft Beer Cartel will be holding homebrew classes with in-house brewer Jonathan Jackman. Every class will be held at the last Saturday of every month.


Sport fans won’t be left out as the Washington Nationals and the Miami Marlins face off in their MLB match up at Marlins Park on April 24. They will also have matched on April 25 and April 26.