On April 21, friends, families, students and supporters of LGBTQ rights gathered at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center to watch The Rainbow Connection, a showcase produced by Coral Reef Senior High student Anna Patricios to benefit Pridelines, The Alliance for LGBTQ Youth and Camillus House.
Temple Beth Am on Sunday hosted a fundraiser basketball tournament, “Nets for Nets,” to combat malaria. The tournament raised around $5,000, which will be used to purchase around 500 mosquito nets that will be sent to Haiti and sub-Saharan Africa, both greatly affected by malaria.
More than 100 volunteers spent Saturday morning, April 16, cleaning up a section of abandoned railroad track behind A.D. Barnes Park at 3401 SW 72nd Ave. to make way for the Ludlam Trail project — a proposed 6.2-mile route that will stretch from Dadeland Mall to Northwest Seventh Street.
“Secret Doors” will benefit ArtCares for Kids, a Miami-based nonprofit organization that takes art activities to children undergoing oncological and other intensive medical treatments at Jackson Memorial Holtz Children’s Hospital and Baptist Children’s Hospital. Founded in 2010 by Clinical Art Therapist Liz Portuondo, ArtCares uses art as a therapeutic and healing tool.
Kids from the Hope for Miami spring break camp greeted the crew of Texas Raiders a B-17 Flying Fortress Bomber arriving at the Wings Over Miami museum at Miami Executive Airport, on Thursday, March 24. The World War II bomber is appearing along with the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit, a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen that features the original panoramic film Rise Above. The Tuskegee airmen would escort bombers such as the B-17 during the war.