Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Announces 2017 Golden Ticket Guide for Seniors

THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES THE 2017 GOLDEN TICKET ARTS GUIDE FOR SENIORS

This year’s Guide offers free tickets to cultural events for senior citizens. MIAMI, November 1, 2016 — The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs announces the release of the 2017 Golden Ticket Arts Guide, a catalog of free cultural events and activities for senior citizens in Miami-Dade County. Printed in English and Spanish, the Golden Ticket Arts Guide connects seniors with free cultural events presented by Miami-Dade County’s finest cultural organizations.

The guide includes free admission to major cultural festivals, such as the Miami Book Fair International and the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, as well as admission to museums and gardens on specific days, such as Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

The Golden Ticket Arts Guide is age-friendly, featuring large type calendar listings with detailed event descriptions. The guide is available to seniors who must be at least 62 years of age and are Miami-Dade County residents.

“Our free Golden Ticket Arts Guide offers extraordinary cultural opportunities to our most honored citizens, our seniors,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez. “I believe that all older adults in Miami-Dade County should be able to enjoy the highest quality of life possible and that includes access to our world-class arts and cultural institutions.”

The Golden Ticket Arts Guide may be requested by calling (305) 499-8755. Copies of the Guide are available through the Miami-Dade County Office of the Mayor and Commissioners’ offices, the Miami-Dade County Public Library System and through a network of senior centers. The Guide is also available online now at www.miamidadearts.org where seniors can find an event and print out a ticket.

“For more than a decade, the Golden Ticket Arts Guide has successfully connected seniors with our community’s outstanding cultural offerings,” said Michael Spring, Senior Advisor to the Office of the Mayor and Director of the Miami-Dade County Department of MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS 2/2 111 NW 1ST Street, Suite 625 Miami, FL 33128 Cultural Affairs. “With the Golden Ticket Arts Guide, seniors can choose from more than 150 arts events and enjoy great cultural experiences at absolutely no charge.”

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in any Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs program or meeting, please contact Francine Andersen at 305-375-4634, culture@miamidade.gov at least five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

For more information on the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and its programs, please visit our website www.miamidadearts.org

Lead Agencies

Our partners include the following lead agencies: AARP Florida, Alliance for Aging, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County, Health Foundation of South Florida, Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, United Way of Miami-Dade, and Urban Health Partnerships.

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