Miami Gardens - Opa-locka

Free baby fair Saturday morning at Ferguson complex in Miami Gardens

Expectant mothers and fathers and parents of newborns are welcome to attend free workshops at the first Better Beginnings Baby Fair, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th St. in Miami Gardens

There will be workshops, safety demonstrations, exhibitions, and Ask-A-Doctor panels. Visual demonstrations include a car safety class, where 50 car seats will be given away, and a water safety class.

Dr. Will Blechman, a physician and former president of Kiwanis International and Will Reich, lieutenant governor for the Florida District of Kiwanis, will be available during the event. Those who register in advance online at will be entered into a raffle for a $250 gift certificate to Babies “R” Us.

The event is presented by the Kiwanis Clubs of Miami-Dade, the United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education and University of Florida Extension services for Miami-Dade County. For more information, contact Angie Cruz at 305-631-7645 or