As Tropical Storm Isaac approaches Florida, here’s a look at some of the effects of the storm:
• Miami-Dade and Broward public schools officials are monitoring the storm but made no decision Friday on whether schools will open Monday.
• A free outdoor performance of “Macbeth,” scheduled for the Miami Beach Botanical Garden on Sunday, has been canceled. The play will still be performed there at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 2.
• University of Miami officials are monitoring the storm but made no decision Friday to cancel classes and events. All classes, events and clinical activities are operating on a regular schedule.
• The musical “The Donkey Show,” scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday at the Adrienne Arsht Center, has been canceled. Saturday night’s performances will go on as scheduled at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
• The Veteran’s Administration Healthcare clinics in Key West, Key Largo and Homestead will be closed Monday, Aug. 27. Patients are being called and rescheduled. All other VA facilities in Miami-Dade and Broward counties are scheduled to remain open under normal operating conditions.
• Monroe County public schools announced Friday that all schools, offices and facilities will be closed Monday.
• Monroe County courthouses, county offices and sheriff’s administrative offices will be closed Monday. Miami-Dade courthouses and county offices will follow regular business hours on Monday. Any court closures or changes to court schedules will be posted at www.jud11.flcourts.org or by calling the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Hotline at 305-349-7777. Broward officials made no decision Friday.
• Hours have been extended at all 13 trash and recycling centers in Miami-Dade County. They will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. until further notice.
• If you have questions about hurricane preparedness, call 311.