5 Things To Do This Week In Miami

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Pedals to Pints
This Sunday, skip the Momma’s Day brunch and opt for something with more adrenaline-pumping stamina for you and your parental units. Pedals to Pints is a caravan-like bike ride through the city of Miami celebrating the empowerment of women. And there’s a pretty sweet drink special awaiting the end of your journey: BOGO beer and wine at the Lokal in Coconut Grove for ladies.
When: Sunday, May 13, 7 p.m.
Where: Government Center MetroRail Station, 111 Northwest 1st Street.

Mix N’ Ride Cycling Classes
Tired of your workout playlist? Join esteemed Miami DJ Mr. Sandman as he spins you a set that'll make you want to get your move on. Led by instructor Michael Gregg, Equinox welcomes members and non-members alike to get psyched on cycling.
When: May 15, 6:30 p.m.; free for members, non-members must reserve passes.
Where: Equinox South Beach, 520 Collins Avenue; 305-673-1172.

Zodiac Lounge with Lori Bell at The Standard
Spotlights on you this month, Gemini. Join astrologist Lori Bell as she gives you the 411 on how to make the New Moon of Curiosity work for you.
When: Wednesday, May 16, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $30.
Where: The Standard Hotel, 40 Island Avenue; 305-673-1717.

Semi-Annual Alexis Sample Sale
It’s here! The semi-annual Alexis sample sale has arrived. Comb the racks to build up your Miami summer wardrobe: Carefree tops, lightweight pants, and delicate dresses. Come early, since this sample sale is a local favorite, and the prices will be seriously slashed.
When: Thursday, May 17, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and May 18, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 5000 SW 75 Avenue

MCA R.I.P. — Beastie Boys Tribute
Yauch might be gone, but the sounds of the Beastie Boys still ring strong to anyone who grew up in our generation. Celebrate his legacy with a night that’s certainly licensed to ill, and don't forget: Never stop fighting for your right...to party.
When: May 15, 8 p.m. $5.
Where: Churchill’s Pub, 5501 NE 2nd Avenue; 305-757-1807.


Photo: Courtesy of Alexis