Free Events This Week in Miami: Dominoes, Dinosaurs, and Jurassic World
After eight crazy nights of awkward family moments and too much food, we're guessing many of you are ready for a little break from the holidays. While we can't exclude the festive fun from our findings altogether — it's mid-December, after all — we've got plenty of cheap entertainment this week to add some much-needed variety to your social calendars.
Menorah lighting at Cocowalk: Conclude your Hanukkah celebrations with the last lighting of the giant outdoor menorah
- Phyllis Zatlin at Books & Books: The internationally published author presents her memoir, Writers to Remember: Memoirs of Friendships in Spain and France, which features anecdotes about some 30 authors including José Luis Alonso de Santos, Antonio Buero Vallejo, Ana Diosdado, and more.
Open Mic #9 at FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios: Come see the talents of brave locals performing poetry, rap, prose, comedy, song, dance, and more.
- Holiday Party at The LAB Miami: Come one, come all for the drinks, bites, and ugliest Christmas sweater contest!
Jurassic World at SoundScape: Watch Chris Pratt try to reign in a genetically modified dino monster.
- FP: Reads/Fashion Project Book Club at Books & Books Bal Harbour: This month's book is Infinite Variety: The Life and Legend of Marchesa Casati by Scot D. Ryersson and Michael Orlando Yaccarino, a nonfiction account of the life of the eccentric Marchesa Casati, notorious in the early 20th century for her extravagant, exhibitionist ways.
Photo courtesy Concrete Beach Brewery
Domino Nights at Concrete Beach Brewery: Enjoy some sweet Concrete brews while you destroy your domino enemies.
Science Up Close: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs at Books & Books: Frost Museum of Science invites science enthusiasts and curiosity seekers to learn more what killed off the dinosaurs at Science Up Close: Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, featuring leading expert physicist Professor Lisa Randall.
Caroling at JW Marriott Miami: Enjoy singing by the Coral Gables High School choir, plus holiday sweets and beverages, and a visit from Santa.
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