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Town of Cutler Bay, Florida News and Events

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Local Events · Community Announcements · Cutler Bay Government · Miscellaneous



HEADLINES

  • March 3rd: Concerned Citizens Meeting
  • March 6-8thth: Carnival At Holy Rosary
  • March 11th: Go Solar Workshops

  • Cutler Ridge School To Get $12.6 Million Upgrade
  • District 8 Office Returns To Government Center

LOCAL EVENTS

Concerned Citizens Meeting

Tuesday, March 3rd at 7pm. The Concerned Citizens of Cutler Bay will host Representatives from Fairchild Gardens discussing their Million Orchid Project. The meeting takes place at the Cutler Ridge United Methodist Church, 20740 Old Cutler Road. For more information, contact Steve Zarzecki at 305-255-4351. To find out more about the Million Orchid Project visit their website.

Carnival At Holy Rosary

March 6th, 7th and 8th. Join the fun and excitement in Cutler Bay. Enjoy local performances and exhilarating rides at this annual carnival. The fun takes place at 18455 Franjo Rd. Find out more by visiting hrsrcarnival.com.

Zoo Miami's Exotic Pet Amnesty Day

Saturday, March 7th, 10am to 2pm. Surrender your exotic pet or talk to an expert about being a responsible pet owner. The event takes place in the Zoo Miami parking lot. For more information, visit zoomiami.org.

Asian Culture Festival at Fruit and Spice Park

March 7th and 8th from 10am-5pm. This annual festival features Asian crafts, art, exotic music and dance, as well as authentic Far Eastern cuisine. The Redland Fruit and Spice Park is located at 24801 SW 187th Ave., in Homestead. For more information, visit fruitandspicepark.org.

A Day Out with Thomas

March 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th. Now is the time to buy your tickets for a day out with Thomas. Ride the trains; meet Sir Topham Hatt and enjoy “tons of other activities”. This event takes place at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum. Find out more at gcrm.org.

21st Annual Antique Car Show at Cauley Square

Sunday, March 8th from 10am - 3pm. Car enthusiast are invited to attend this free event featuring cars from 1980 and older. The event also features music, games, raffles, arts & crafts, and more. The event takes place at Cauley Square on 22400 Old Dixie Highway, For more information see their flyer.

Go Solar Florida Workshop

March 11th, 10am – 11:30am, and 5:30pm – 7:20pm. Pinecrest Gardens will hold two workshops aimed at educating residents, contractors and HOA managers about solar access legislation and legal rights to install solar systems. Attendance is free but you must pre-register for the event. To find out more, visit this Miami-Dade website.

Talent Competition At SDCAC

March 15th from noon to 6pm. Residents ages 8 through 17 are invited to show off their talents at the "Young Talent, Big Dreams" competition. Competition includes performances in music, dance, voice, original composition and spoken word. The auditions take place at the South Dade Cultural Arts Center on March 15th, however there are additional audition dates, times and locations. To find out more about the event visit actorsplayhouse.org.

Baynanza Registration Is Now Open

Saturday, April 25th is clean up day when thousand of volunteers work to cleanup our shoreline. You too can show your love of the environment by registering to help. Registration is now open. Visit the Baynanza website to register and for more information about the event. Nearby clean-up sites include the Deering Estate, Palmetto Bay Village Center, and Black Point Marina.



COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

District 8 Office Returns To Government Center

As promised during her campaign for office, our district 8 County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava has relocated the District 8 offices back to the South-Dade Government Center (Suite 103). Former Commissioner Lynda Bell had moved the offices to a private shopping center during her term in office. This move back is expected to save tax dollars.

Cutler Ridge School To Get $12.6 Million Upgrade

Cutler Bay Academy (Cutler Ridge Campus) will be receiving a much needed upgrade to the school. Several buildings will be replaced and new technology put in place. The project is expected to cost $12.6 million and be completed at the end of 2017. Formerly known as Cutler Ridge Middle School, the school was built in 1958 and has long been in need of repairs. For more information about this project, read the press release.

Book Drive

Do you have any new or gently used children's books that are collecting dust? Drop them off at select Miami-Dade Police locations and put them back into circulation. See the flyer for the closest drop-off locations.

Free Online Courses Available

Miami-Dade library card holders can now access free technology training taught by experts. To find out more, visit mdpls.org.

More Development, More Traffic on Old Cutler Road

Development of 9 acres of uplands on Old Cutler Road adjacent to Cutler Bay Coastal Wetlands could move forward bringing a potential 4 story buildings, and additional traffic to our community. Find out more by visiting livablecutler.blogspot.com.



CUTLER BAY GOVERNMENT

Cutler Bay Government Information

For more information about the town's charter, agendas, ordinances, how to contact town officials, the town's website, and more, visit our Cutler Bay Government page.

Town Council Meeting and Agenda

Wednesday, January 21st, 7pm. The meetings take place at Cutler Bay Town Hall, located at 10720 Caribbean Boulevard. You can read the agenda when available at cutlerbay.legistar.com.

Cutler Bay Strategic Master Plan: 2014-2019

See the Town of Cutler Bay's Strategic Plan for the years 2014 through 2019.



MISCELLANEOUS LINKS OF INTEREST

Cutler Bay Mini-Bus Information

The Cutler Bay Mini-Bus is in service Monday through Saturday from 8:30 am until 5:35 pm. The fare is 25 cents. See the brochure for general route information, approximate arrival times, and a detailed map of individual bus stops. The Cutler Bay local (#200) is also tracked on the County Transit page. Get information on your smartphone at miamidade.gov/transit/mobile/ or download the Miami Dade Transit Tracker app at miamidade.gov/transit/transit-tracker-app.

Watering Schedule

Watering is not allowed between 10am and 4pm. Odd-numbered street address may water on Wednesdays and/or Saturdays, even numbered addresses Thursdays and/or Sundays. For more information, visit miamidade.gov/waterconservation.

Events At The South Dade Cultural Arts Center

For Ticket / Event information for the South Dade Cultural Arts Center, visit smdcac.org/events.

Find The Cheapest Local Gas Prices

Visit this website to compare local gas prices GasBuddy.com.

Cutler Bay 2010 Census Information

Find Traffic Hot Spots

Movies At Southland Mall Regal Cinemas



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