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City Of Miami: City Of Miami’s 125th Anniversary – District 5 Celebrations

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Published on July 27, 2021

As the City of Miami celebrates its 125th Anniversary, we take a moment to remember its origins and Miami’s Pioneer Black Community. You are cordially invited to join Commissioner Jeffrey Watson in Historic Overtown to celebrate the soul, spirit, and light that helped found the City of Miami.

To RSVP, or for more information, please visit: www.Origins.eventbrite.com

The Soul | Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Soul | Thursday, July 29, 2021

12-3 PM

“Honoring Miami’s Black Pioneering Community + What Miami Means to Me?” at the Overtown Performing Arts Center

5-8 PM 

“One Way Ticket” Exhibit at the Ward Rooming House Presented by Hampton Art Lovers 

5-8 PM 

Opening Exhibit “In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience” at the D.A. Dorsey House Presented by the Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc.

6-9 PM

Music, Art & Culture Activation at the Lyric Theater Courtyard, Live Band, Chefs of the Caribbean, DJ and special guest performances at the Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater @ 8 PM 

Central to our community has always been the art and culture that beats in the heart of the city. Join us for a night of music, food, and art to celebrate the City of Miami’s cultural heritage and 125th anniversary.

 

The Spirit | Saturday, July 31, 2021

8-10 AM

Prayer Breakfast *Invite Only*

In honoring our faith community that helped residents overcome incredible adversity, and celebrating the spirit that binds the community together, we hold a prayer breakfast for the community. In this moment, we celebrate them on the 125th anniversary of the City of Miami.

 

The Light | Saturday, July 31, 2021

5-9 PM

Community Family Day Event at Gibson Park

Fireworks, food, and entertainment for families. 

For our children, whose future looks bright in our city, join us as we host a community event as we continue to help them remember the origins of the City of Miami on its 125th anniversary.”

Dial 311 or 305-468-5900

Miami Riverside Center (MRC)
444 SW 2nd Ave
Miami, FL, 33130


This press release was produced by the City of Miami. The views expressed here are the author’s own.

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