AlexsBy: Maryanne Salvat 

7th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand National Lemonade Days 

The Alvarez family will host their 7th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand as part of the National Lemonade Days fundraiser on Saturday, June 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 725 N. Rainbow Dr. The Alvarez family decided to get involved with the Foundation in 2007 after the young daughter of friends died of a form of leukemia. About 2 years after she died, those very same friends welcomed a little boy.  He is almost 5 years old now, and this spring, he, too, was diagnosed with leukemia. The stand has become an annual event, but now the girls are trying to spread the word anew and afar. As in years past, the girls are hoping to garner product donations, and have special visitors to their stand. Among those who have visited in the past – the local fire department and ambulance drivers, as well as supporters of the battle against childhood cancer who have found the event through the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation website. The girls hope to raise more money this year than in years past and hope to help doctors on their way to a cure. Founded by Alex Scott (1996-2004) in 2004, Lemonade Days is a three day national event that grew out of Alex’s front yard lemonade stand, and is held every year over the same June weekend. During Lemonade Days, dedicated volunteers host thousands of Alex’s Lemonade Stands across the country, raising over $1 million for childhood cancer research in one weekend. June 2013 will mark the 10th Annual Lemonade Days with an estimated 10,000 volunteers at over 2,000 Alex’s Lemonade Stands around the nation making a difference for children with cancer. Lemonade Days 2013 is set for June 7, 8 and 9! New this year, chefs and moms Melissa d’Arabian and Alex Guarnaschelli will lend their support to the effort by providing kid-friendly recipes and tips to volunteers who sign up to host a lemonade stand during the three day fundraising initiative.You can search for stands by zip code here: www.alexslemonade.org/search/alex_search. 

 

LANCOMELancôme 2013 Seasonal Gift with Purchase

Visit Saks Dadeland for the latest skin treatment and beauty regimen at Lancôme and receive the latest gift with $75.00 purchase from May 30 through June 12 . Guests will receive a sample of Oleo Serum, a choice between Absolue Premium Bx or Absolue Precious Cells, a limited edition lip duo CF Gloss in Orchid Fever and Rouge in Love in Moonlight Rose, or CF Gloss in Smoldering Peach and Rouge in Love in Sweet Escape, and Definicils Mascara in Black and a cils booster sample 

 

 

The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar Clambake is Back!

The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar has welcomed back its annual Clambake every Friday starting at 6:00 p.m. each night. The hand-crafted clambake is created using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients indigenous to South Florida. The menu features a savory selection of The Forge’s best dishes including: Steamed Clams & Mussels, Crispy Chicken Wings, Oyster Po’Boys and New England Clam Chowder to start; New England-style entrees such as Grilled Maine Lobster with candied garlic, Grilled Salmon with basil mash potatoes, hearts of palm and green salad, Grilled and Sliced Hangar Steak with tomato jam and leek chutney, and Pomegranate BBQ Chicken with cheddar grits and tomato chutney. For dessert, guests can choose from a creamy and rich Banana Bread Pudding with butter scotch sauce or a tarty Lemon Panna Cotta. The $49 includes roasted corn on the cob and boiled red bliss potatoes for the table to share, and two-for-one draft beers throughout the evening. For reservations, please call The Forge Restaurant | Wine Bar at 305.538.8533 or visit www.theforge.com.

 

 

BleauLive Presents: Fun.bleauLive

Fontainebleau Miami Beach continues its legacy of hosting top entertainers with a performance by two-time Grammy Award winning indie pop band Fun. on May 29, as part of the iconic hotel’s BleauLive Performance Series. BleauLive crafts a fully immersive destination experience with a number of “surprise and delight” moments including personal guest interaction with the artist.  Fontainebleau Miami Beach is offering Fun. fans two special packages that will get them into the show; for full details visit www.BleauLive.com.

 

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