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News & Events
Deering Estate's Nu Deco Ensemble event rescheduled
Due to recent unfavorable weather, the Nu Deco Outdoor Concert scheduled for Sunday, November 22, has been rescheduled to a January 2016 date. Please check back with the Deering Estate for the new concert date.
Nu Deco Ensemble, a 21st Century Chamber Orchestra, will present "Water Music" an innovative outdoor concert experience at the Deering Estate. The program will feature the classical and contemporary music of JS Bach, Andy Akiho, Georges Bizet, Aaron Copland, LCD Soundsystem, Sam Hyken, and Daft Punk. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased online or by calling the Deering Estate Sales Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233.
ESPN Highlights Laura Ortiz of Miami-Dade Parks
Laura Ortiz, a Miami-Dade Parks employee was featured on ESPN's article on veterans. Laura is a part of the Troops for Fitness intiative at Miami-Dade Parks and was one of eight women that share their life story as a veteran with ESPN. We congratulate Laura on a such a great feature and headline photo!
The new "Central Park" of running for South Florida
On Monday, November 9, the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department had the grand opening of the newly renovated track and field facilities at Tropical Park Memorial Stadium, located at 7900 SW 40th St., Miami. The new renovation came after much support and need from the running community. This track back in the day was an old horse racing track and the site of several road race finish lines. This article highlights the renovation and the history behind the track.
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