Emerge Weekly Update (October 13th, 2011)
October 15th – Occupy Miami Protest & 3rd General Assembly
The #OccupyMiami movement is growing rapidly! This Saturday, October 15th, there is going to be a protest at the Torch of Friendship downtown from 1:30-3:30pm followed by a General Assembly from 3:30-6:00pm. Come and see how you can get involved! Ride your bike there!
October 18th – Board Game Night
Play board games with us at Sweat Records October 18th at 8pm. We’ll be playing all the classics including Jenga, Boggle, Scrabble, Chess, Apples to Apples and more. This event is free, fun and family-friendly!
October 19th – The Corporation Screening
Emerge Miami teams up with the Coral Gables Rotaract Club and O Cinema to kick off our collaborative film series with an innovative “social media interactive screening” of The Corporation. Bring your WiFi-enabled laptops and social media savvy tools to O Cinema on Wednesday, October 19, to join in the discussion regarding corporate influences on all of our lives! The film starts at 7 PM, with an O Cinema Happy Hour leading up to it. Jump into the discussion at #CorpMiami! Check out the trailer, learn more about the event, and find out how to order tix in advance. O Cinema is located at 90 NW 29th Street, 33127 in Wynwood.
October 22nd – Rescheduled Cemetery Bike Tour
Thank you to all of the brave folks who actually attended this ride! The ride was mostly rained out. Not to fear! This ride is rescheduled for Saturday, October 22nd at 10 am. Meet at the Adrienne Arsht Metromover Station. Find out who is buried in Miami…learn some local history!
Emerge stickers are here! They will be distributed at Emerge meetings and events with a suggested donation of $1.
October 22nd – Ice Cream and Comic Books
What could be better than comic books and ice cream together? Saturday October 22nd from 6-9 pm at Wall’s Ice Cream to benefit ComicEd. See www.comiced.org for more information. Wall’s is located at 8075 SW 67th Ave, Miami FL 33173.
October 23rd – Gables Bike Day
Please join us on October 23rd when Miracle Mile (South side) and Ponce de Leon blvd to Ponce Circle Park will be closed to cars for CORAL GABLES BIKE DAY!!
This is a Free, Family event for cyclists, walkers, skaters to enjoy the downtown Gables streets. Music, children’s area, food, bike polo, scavenger hunt, bike tours and more. Gables Bike Day is 10am to 4pm with a rally at 10:30am at Ponce Circle Park. Come show your support for cycling in South Florida! Miracle Mile is going to be redone in the near future. Let’s show our support for bike lanes on Miracle Mile!
October 23rd – Sketchy Pink Party
November 1st – Whisk Gourmet benefit for Tropical Audubon Society
Whisk Gourmet (open on Tues. until 10 p.m.) will donate 10% of their dinner checks to Tropical Audubon Society on Tuesday of November, 1st from 6-10 p.m. Head on over to the South Miami area and have dinner after the Emerge meeting. It would be much appreciated! Please forward this to any environmentalists, green thumb folks, and those who would like to dine for a cause.