Here are the best free events happening in Miami this week:
eventbrite.com. Admission is free.
Third Thursdays are back for the eleventh year at the Town of Surfside. The monthly event consists of block parties and community gatherings meant to welcome guests to the seaside town. This Thursday, give yourself some much needed TLC with reflexology and restorative yoga classes and live music. 6 p.m. Thursday at 95th St. between Collins and Harding Ave., Miami; visitsurfsidefl.com. Admission is free.
email@example.com to be included in the record shop's slideshow. 6 p.m. Thursday at Sweat Records, 5505 NE Second Ave., Miami; facebook.com. Admission is free.
We have so many badass and inspiring women in our community. It's important to honor them, especially during Women's History Month. It's time for another Spoken Soul Festival, a three-day event that showcases women artists including designers, filmmakers, photographers, and artists. This Saturday is the fest's marquee event, carrying a "#WordIsBond" theme, which argues that words are more powerful than ever before in our history. Friday through Sunday at various locations; spokensoulfestival.com. Event prices range from free to $70.
Among the best band names on Planet Earth: Thelma and the Sleaze. It flows nicely and also an apt description of the tunes the Nashville-bred band churns out. A quality preshow listen is the hypnotically rockin' 2017 LP Somebody's Doing Something. Joining this sleazy affair are St. Petersburg's Fever Beam, as well as Miami's Rick Moon and Haute Tension. 9:30 p.m. Saturday at Las Rosas, 2531 NW Second Ave., Miami; lasrosasbar.com. Admission is free.
Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities" exhibit, spotlighting key moments in Miami's LGBTQIA+ history. In response and in partnership with the museum, queer literary organization Reading Queer will host a poetry writing workshop to connect the city's queer communities with its past and predecessors. Members of the LGBTQIA+ community, allies, writers, and newbie poets are all welcome. 1 p.m. Sunday at HistoryMiami, 101 W Flagler St., Miami; readingqueer.org. Admission is free.