On Saturday, May 18 Microsoft opened the doors to their first full-line store in South Florida. The Miami store is located inside the newly added wing at Dadeland Mall. Microsoft’s Vice President of industry analysis (NDP Group) Stephen Baker was not only present to do the honors of cutting the ribbon and inaugurating the new store but also to grant over $2 millions dollars worth of grants to various local charity groups. The Juniors Achievers received $250,000, Tacolcy received $250,000, Best Buddies Inc. received $500,000 and South Florida Digital Alliance received $1,100,000 in grants. Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Giménez was also present at the grand opening celebration and presented both Gonzalo Di Paolo, store manager, and Mr. Baker with a certificate of recognition on behalf of Miami-Dade County.
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of the newly redesigned Disney Store located at the Bayside Marketplace here in Miami. Disney Store’s newly designed store includes a Disney Princess castle with magic mirror, translucent magical trees, Disney∙Pixar CARS neighborhood, a “pixie dust trail” and the Disney Store Theatre.
Tomorrow Friday, May 16, 2013, is the Target Free Third Friday at Miami Children’s Museum. The Miami Children’s Museum is located at 980 MacArthur Causeway in Miami, Florida 33132. From 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM visit the museum for FREE every third Friday of every month and have fun with interactive activities and crafts, storytelling and much more! You can also explore hundreds of bilingual, interactive exhibits which are related to arts, culture, community and communication all for FREE!
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This Saturday May 18, Bass Museum of Art will be hosting a FREE museum day! The museum is located at 2121 Park Avenue, between 21st and 22nd streets, Miami Beach FL, 33139. For information call 305-673-7530 or visit bassmuseum.org
Celebrate this exciting day with us by enjoying FREE admission to the museum plus a performance of Gordon Gumshoe – Fairytale Detective by Fantasy Theatre Factory.
This Saturday & Sunday May 18 & 19, 2013 from 1 PM to 3 PM, head to your local Michael’s craft store for a FREE Stampendous Embossing Show IN Tell, FREE Wilton Treat Pops Show IN Tell and FREE Sizzix and Distress Ink Show IN Tell events. Details
FREE Stampendous Embossing Show IN Tell: Heat embossing turns your stamped images into raised, elegant dimensional art. Learn the secrets of creating beautifully embossed images with a smooth, even finish every time!
FREE Wilton Treat Pops Show IN Tell: All new Wilton Treat Pops! See how fun and easy it is to decorate the trendiest treats in town, perfect for any occasion!
FREE Sizzix and Distress Ink Show IN Tell: Create a big impression! Turn ordinary cardstock into a textured masterpiece with Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folders.
On Saturday May 18 at 10:00 AM, the Disney Store located at Bayside Marketplace in Miami, will be celebrating their grand opening. The first 500 guests to attend the grand opening celebration will receive a free gift. From noon to 4 p.m. there will be a meet and greet with Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie in the Bayside Marketplace center’s Marina Stage, there will be opportunity for guests to take photos with the characters. Bayside Marketplace is located at 401 Biscayne Blvd Miami, Florida 33132. For more information and to RSVP to the grand opening head over to the Disney Store Facebook Page event.
Disney Store’s new design includes a Disney Princess castle with magic mirror, translucent magical trees, Disney∙Pixar CARS neighborhood, and the Disney Store Theatre, featuring the latest in Disney entertainment. The interactive shopping destination features magical experiences for Disney fans of all ages to enjoy.
This Saturday, May 11 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sam’s Club is hosting FREE preventative health screenings to raise awareness of healthy weight and skin issues, including the effects of stress on both. The screenings are FREE and available to the public at all Sam’s Club locations with a pharmacy, all 564 locations across the USA. Limited quantities available. Membership is not required. All tests are performed by licensed professionals.
The free health screening event features tests valued at up to $150, including:
- Cortisol: This is the primary stress hormone, which has an effect on many different body systems. This blood test measures cortisol levels produced by the adrenal or pituitary glands and shows how well these glands are working.
- Body mass index (BMI)
- Blood pressure
- Upon completion of the health screenings, participants will receive a certificate to pick up a free sample of Align® probiotic supplements at the Sam’s Club Pharmacy.
About Sam’s Club®
Sam’s Club®, a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the nation’s eighth largest retailer and a leading membership warehouse club offering superior products and services to more than 47 million members in clubs across the U.S., as well as in Brazil, China and Mexico. Members save an average of 34 percent over traditional retailers. To learn more about Savings Made Simple®, visit SamsClub.com, and look for Sam’s Club on Twitter and Facebook.
Disclosure: I was provided with the information in this post by the Sam’s Club. No compensation was received.