Things To Do

Free Events This Week in Miami: The Hobbit, Hackers, and Psychic Love

If you got your party on for New Year's Eve, welcome back to reality. After the blowout weekend, we have no doubt the week ahead will be tough. The least we can do is guide you to some much-needed, low-cost entertainment. From movies to yoga to sketching, we recommend a week of free, low-key fun to ease you into 2016. 

  • Civic Hack Night at the LAB Miami: Join Code for Miami for its 2016 kickoff into coding. 
  • Yoga Class at José Martí Park: Start 2016 with some much-needed movement, led by a certified yoga teacher. 

  • The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies at SoundScape: Dive into Middle-earth with Peter Jackson's latest epic. 
  • Deborah Graham at Books & Books: Psychic Graham presents her new book, Get Your Head Out of Your App: A Psychic's Guide to Attracting and Keeping True Love.
  • FP Sketch at Fashion Project: Sketch a masterpiece inspired by Fashion Project's latest exhibition, "Anniversary," under the guidance of visual artist Carlos Prado.
  • Ambassador Dennis Ross at Temple Beth Am: Author of The Missing Peace, Ross will discuss his latest book, Doomed to Succeed, a comprehensive look at the U.S.-Israel relationship. 
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Course at MDFR Training Center: This three-day training class teaches participants how to conduct safety assessments and employ basic treatments for various injuries and apply splints to suspected fractures and sprains. 

  • 2016 YoungArts Week - Visual Arts, Photography & Design Exhibition Opening at YoungArts: Celebrate YoungArts' 35th anniversary with National YoungArts Week, the organization’s signature program welcoming 160 YoungArts Finalists to Miami.
  • Rachel Harrison at BassX: Don't miss an exhibit of Harrison's photo series Voyage of the Beagle, Two (2008) — a study of “modern-day menhirs” the artist discovered in sources such as pop-culture kitsch, animals, and public sculptures — which closes this Sunday.

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