Monthly Meetings and Special Events Calendar

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May 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, May 3, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 Becky Matkov - Flight Into Egypt Stained Glass Restoration Project

Becky Matkov - Flight Into Egypt Stained Glass Restoration Project


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
Becky Roper Matkov, president of the Deering Estate Foundation is our guest speaker on the recent stain glass restoration project Flight Into Egypt. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, followed by refreshments and social time.

Jun 2020

Date/Time Event
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
 Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade Celebration Champions of Local History

Miami Pioneers History Awards Celebration


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
The Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society presents a special event celebrating champions of local history, on the occasion of George Merrick's birthday, starting at 7pm at the Coral Gables Museum.

Sep 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, September 6, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove

John Palenchar - The Barnacle


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
A charter member of the legacy sailboat group at The Barnacle in Coconut Grove, John Palenchar will offer a presentation on the history of the Barnacle. The Ralph Middleton Munroe Chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association is is host to the Annual Washington's Birthday Regatta at The Barnacle Historic State Park in Coconut Grove, Florida -- home of famous Sharpie sailboat designer, "Commodore" Ralph Middleton Munroe. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

Oct 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, October 4, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 The Art of Bob Fink – from the Coral Gables Company to Everglades: River of Grass.

October 4 - The Art of Bob Fink


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
Guest speaker is Thomas Lockyear, Museum Manager at the Museum of the Everglades in Collier County, on the subject of The Art of Bob Fink – from the Coral Gables Company to Everglades: River of Grass. The monthly meeting of the Miami Pioneers and Natives of Dade historical society takes place at 2pm at the Coral Gables Museum, featuring a guest speaker on a topic of historical interest, followed by refreshments and social time.

Nov 2020

Date/Time Event
Sunday, November 1, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
 John Nordt III - history of Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne, Biscayne National Park

Nov 1 - John Nordt on Coconut Grove, Key Biscayne and Biscayne National Park


Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables FL
John Nordt III will present a program about the history of Coconut Grove in the late 19th century, the lighthouse keeper on Key Biscayne, Israel Lafayette Jones, his son Lancelot Jones, and history of Elliott Key from ship wrecking to pineapple farming to property ownership and development, finishing with the creation of Biscayne National Park from 1890 thru 1970s.

Meetings

MP/NOD meetings are held on the first Sunday of each month (except July and August) starting promptly at 2pm at:

Coral Gables Museum
285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables 33134

Parking is available in the city garage arcross the street.

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