Holliday spirit and other events, too, are here

Holliday spirit and other events, too, are here
Mayor Karyn Cunningham in the Miracle on 136th Street Holiday Parade.

Parade… The Village of Palmetto Bay participated in the 23rd Annual Miracle on 136th Street Holiday Parade on November 23. Hundreds gathered at The Falls for the afternoon event to ring in the holidays in style. Mayor Karyn Cunningham and Councilmember Patrick Fiore joined in the annual procession along with marching bands, floats and more.

Mobility Hubs Public Involvement Workshop is on Wednesday, December 11, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Village of Palmetto Bay Municipal Center, 9705 East Hibiscus Street, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157. You may want to attend this if you’re concerned about enhancements to the transit system, including the Village iBus, Metrobus service and other service. The idea is to improve accessibility, connectivity, mobility and safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders through the placement of community-level mobility hubs with the Village’s roadway network. There will be two public meetings at the Village Hall to get input from residents and stakeholders, share information and conceptual designs. Graphics will be displayed and the project team will be there to answer any questions.

Rotary Club Meeting – It will take place on Tuesday, December 10, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Ludovici Park in the Edward & Arlene Feller Community Room. It’s located at 17641 Old Cutler Road, Palmetto Bay, FL 33157.

Special event December 13, 7:30 p.m. at the Deering Estate! The 3rd Annual Mistletoe & Martinis event at the Deering Estate will recreate the glory of Christmas past, replete with the sights, sounds, aromas and decorations from that era. Guests will enjoy festive music, flavorful samplings of martinis, and lavish hors d’oeuvres and desserts from some of South Florida’s finest restaurants and caterers. Mistletoe & Martinis brings together friends, neighbors and donors for a special evening of holiday cheer, celebration and giving. Guests will mix and mingle while strolling through the historic homes and magnificent grounds, which will be transformed into a wondrous Festival of Trees gloriously lit up and fully adorned for the holidays. The holiday décor will be designed by some of South Florida’s top interior designers, led by Alfredo Brito, the Deering Estate’s Designer in Residence. Located at 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157. Cost is $100 for members and $125 for non-members. All proceeds benefit The Deering Estate Foundation. For tickets go to https://deeringestate.org/event/mistletoe-martinis/

Special Council II Meeting Video… The Village held a Special Council Meeting last week. If you missed it you can view the video recording of it by going to https://palmettobay.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=1407

Thought of the Day:
Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality. – Jonas Salk

Gary Alan Ruse contributed to this column.

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