Historical Hurt Building

Homebuyer Education Workshop
Saturday, May 30, 2015
8:45am - 5:30pm

For more information and to register, click here.

Don't miss OLCDC's Healthy and Active Lifestyle for All Forum!

OLCDC's Healthy and Active Lifestyle for All Forum is a free event, and all are welcome.

There will be prize giveaways and refreshments!

Students will receive community service hours!

For more information, contact: (305) 687-3545 ext. 242.

675 Ali Baba Ave.
Opa-locka, FL 33054

Date and Time:
Saturday, May 30, 2015
12:00pm - 2:00pm

OLCDC and partners to present fourth META Art Series event, Sunday, May 31

Courtesy of Artist James Brutus

The next edition of OLCDC's META series features the work of South Florida artists Guy Syllien, Asser Saint-Val, James Brutus and Nzingah Oniwosan and film makers Dudley Alexis and Jason Fitzroy Jeffers.

For more information, visit www.opalockaart.com.

OLCDC now accepting applications for 2015 Summer Math & Robotics Camp

From July 7 through July 31, OLCDC and partners will conduct a free Summer Camp for middle school students, combining exciting robotics with a fun focus on preparation for the mathematics sections of the FSA.

Students will attend daily classes in mathematics; enjoy hands-on robotics activities; participate in weekly field trips; learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and talk with inspirational guest speakers.

Applications will be accepted through June 5, 2015. Download the application form.

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OLCDC and partners to host June's Sud Swap @ the ARC

Sud Swap is a monthly craft beer and art event presented by the Miami Beer Tour that will feature 4 to 5 breweries, 1 to 2 food trucks, arts and craft vendors, and vinyl DJs! Proceeds will benefit OLCDC. For more information, visit www.opalockaart.com.

Saturday, June 6, 2015
2:00pm - 6:00pm

OLCDC to hold annual elections, Wednesday, June 17

OLCDC will hold annual elections on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the OLCDC office at 490 Opa-locka Boulevard, Suite 20, Opa-locka, Florida 33054, and the qualified candidate list and ballots will be available to the members and to the public on Friday, June 12, 2015.

Please note the following deadlines:

  • By June 5, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., Membership Application Form to be eligible to vote must be submitted
  • By June 12, 2015, at 5:00 p.m., Individuals interested in serving on the OLCDC Board of Directors must submit candidate application forms

Requirements for eligibility and qualification for membership and board candidacy are available at the OLCDC office. For more information, call 305-687-3545.

Miami Art Scene article highlights Opa-locka's transformation

Miami Art Scene, Miami's No. 1 art blog, credits OLCDC with supporting the City's transition into an up and coming art hub. Read the May 26 posting--"Transforming Opa-locka Into A Vibrant Art Hub."

OLCDC and partners present third META Series event and "The Third Eye" exhibit @ the ARC

The April 26 edition of OLCDC's META Art series opened "The Third Eye" exhibit, featuring the work of artists Loni Johnson, Robert McKnight, T. Eliott Mansa, Asser Saint-Val, and Juana Valdes, which displayed @ the ARC through May 22, 2015.

For more information, visit www.opalockaart.com.

OLCDC works to repair Bunche Park homes on National Rebuilding Day

On Saturday, April 25, at Bunche Park in Miami Gardens, OLCDC participated in the 14th Annual Comcast Cares Day held in conjunction with Rebuilding Together Miami's annual National Rebuilding Day. OLCDC and other sponsors volunteered to help contractors provide critical home repairs at no cost for fifteen families in the Miami Gardens neighborhood. Repairs included tenting, soffit and fascia repairs, new roofs, ADA bathroom modifications, kitchen repairs, flooring, painting and landscaping. Volunteers helped paint and landscape the renovated homes.

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