Free Events This Week: Cutest Pet Contest, Draft Wine Tasting, Salsa Dancing

It's definitely the dog days of summer, and it's hot as Hades out there. Aside from moving into the refrigerator case at Publix, we've tried every technique possible to stay cool, and alas, we're still hot, sweaty, unglamorous messes. Seriously, fall - we're ready for your arrival.

But until the sweet days of post-summer breezes are upon us, here are some options to keep you occupied.



  • Free Salsa Class at Moca Cafe: Can't dance? Now's your chance. Get your salsa on in front of people you'll probably never see again.
  • Contradance at Bayfront Park: If salsa's not up your alley, give this open, community dance a shot instead. Just leave all self-consciousness at home.


  • Miami's Cutest Pet Contest at Frames USA & Art Gallery: Everyone knows your pet is the cutest (insert pet type here) EVER, so why not prove it with an official designation?

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