Parks and Recreation Department - Events


2019 Spring Egg Hunt

2019 Spring Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 20
10:00 a.m.

Enchanted Forest
Elaine Gordon Park (West Shelter)
1725 NE 135 Street

FREE Parking and shuttle service at Johnson & Wales University (1701 NE 127 Street)

$1.00 Admission per person
Refreshments will be sold

Children ages 12 and under

  • Games
  • Refreshments
  • Prizes
  • Face painting

Don't forget to bring your bag or basket!


For more information call the Parks and Recreation Department  Office at 305.895.9840.

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2019 Green Awareness Fair

2019 Green Awareness Fair
Saturday, April 27, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Ben Franklin Park
13400 NW 12 Avenue
North Miami, FL 33168

Hosted by Councilwoman Carol Keys, Esq.

The Green Awareness Fair serves as a fun educational event for the entire family. There will be environmental and general education, free recycling services including e-recycling, paper shredding, tree giveaways, a bouncy house and more family fun! There will be free yogurt samples provided by Stony Fields. Don’t forget to check out the art contest too!
  • Free recycling services - Secure Paper Shredding
    • Tree giveaways
    • Showerhead Replacement
    • Educational demonstrations
    • Tai Chi demonstrations - by Master Rubio of Kung Fu Connection
Unwanted electronics, dry cell batteries, light bulbs.
Games & Family Fun!

For more information and to become a vendor contact Diego J. Cancel at 305-893-6511 ext. 19012,

It is Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday! Design a “Happy Birthday” message that shows Smokey how you will help prevent wild fires, while celebrating his birthday.

1. Artwork should be on standard letter paper (8.5 x 11 flat, no folding). No digital artwork submissions.
2. Submissions must be original 2-dimensional art only and follow the theme stated above.
3. “Entry Form” below must be filled out completely and taped to the back of the artwork.4. Original art work will not be returned.

Submit all artwork in-person, by 3:00 p.m. on April 23, 2019, to the North Miami Community Planning and Development Department, located at 12400 NE 8 Avenue, North Miami, FL 33161 (Attention to Sustainability Administrator"). Contestants may also submit entries via US Mail to the same address. Mailed-in submissions must be post marked, by April 17, 2019.

Winners will be announced and must be present, at the City of North Miami's Green Awareness Fair, on Saturday, April 27, 2019, from 12:30-1:30 p.m., at Ben Franklin Park, 134 NW 12 Avenue, North Miami.

Winners will be notified via phone prior to the Green Awareness Fair.

  • First and 2nd place winners in each age group will be announced and receive prizes.
  • The artwork of the 1st and 2nd place winners , as well as, the 3rd, 4th and 5th place runners-up artwork will be displayed at the Green Awareness Fair.
  • 1st PLACE: $50 Amazon gift card, a one-year family of 4 MOCA membership and the winner's artwork will be framed and displayed in various City owned facilities.
  • 2nd PLACE: $25 Amazon gift card and an individual one-year MOCA membership.
  • 1st and 2nd place winners will also receive a framed version of their artwork and will be recognized at a future North Miami Council Meeting. (Date TBA).
Click here to download the entry form.

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2019 Earth Day Clean-Up Event

2019 Earth Day Clean-Up Event
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.
Clean up 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

Meet-Up Location

Ben Franklin Park

13400 NW 12 Avenue 
North Miami, FL 33181

Bus transportation available to other clean-up locations.

Volunteers needed for clean up! All ages welcome. School aged children must be accompanied by their parent/guardian to volunteer.

Click here to fill out the volunteering form

Thank you all for signing up to be a part of all of our previous events in the past but we have this important event right around the corner!  It is almost Earth Day!

There are no excuses! Give back to the community today by joining us in the upcoming clean up!

For more information, please call the City Manager's Office at 305.893.6511 ext. 12110 or e-mail

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2019 Memorial Day Ceremony

2019 Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 27, 2019

10:00 a.m.

North Miami Veterans Memorial at Griffing Park
West Dixie Highway at NE 123 Street

Join us on this day of remembrance to pay tribute to our nation's heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our freedom and democracy.

For more information, please contact the North Miami Parks and Recreation Department at 305.895.9840.

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