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Weekend Rundown: Lobsterfest, Back to School and more

Check out this list of weekend activities.

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    The weekend is here, and we put together a list of fun activites to do in South Florida. Check them out.
    Lobsterfest in The Keys: Key West is celebrating the opening of Lobster Season all weekend! Thousands of crustacean lovers will make their way to Duval Street for the crawl Friday night.

    Saturday night enjoy a free concert and street fair and end the weekend with a Sunday brunch at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort (3990 S. Roosevelt Blvd.) $47.95 for adults $21.95 for children 13 and under. Reservations are encouraged 305.293.1818. For more information visit keywestlobsterfest.com.
    Back to School for Little Haiti: The community of Little Haiti is helping you get back to school on Friday from 10am to 2pm. Backpacks and school supplies will be given to the first 1,000 children accompanied by an adult. You can enjoy food, refreshments, bounce houses, face painting and more. Live entertainment provided by 99 Jamz. The event takes place at Little Haiti Soccer park (6301 N.E. 2nd Ave.)
    Cristian Castro: Mexican singer Cristian Castro is performing at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater Saturday night. Concert starts at 8:30pm. Tickets range from $46.50 to $101.50. For more information go to fillmoremb.com
    Miami Spice: It's that time of the year again when more than 100 of Miami's top restaurant offer mouthwatering three course meals at a very affordable price. $22 for lunch $35 for dinner. Miami Spice is going on now through Sept. 30th. For a list of participating restaurants visit ilovemiamispice.com
    Literacy and Laughs: Hometown boy Twan Russell, former Fin and Cane football player is promoting literacy with some laughs. The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation, dedicated to providing young people with the tools for success, is holding a fundraiser at the Seminole Paradise at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.  There is a 5pm reception at Marrtorano's followed by drinks and comedy shoe (see below) at the Improv. Tickets $125 for more information go to russellreadingroom.com
    Get Your Funny On: Steve Byrne from Comedy's Central "The Byrne Identity" will be at the Fort Lauderdale Improv Thursday to Sunday. He has also made appearances in films like "Couples Retreat" and "Four Christmases." Tickets are $15 to purchase tickets and for show times go to improvftl.com
    Cirque Eloize ID: Cirque du Soleil meets street entertainment in Cirque Eloize ID. The show explores the concept of individuality while combining theatrical music, urban dance, contortionists and more. The show is in town until Sept. 4th. Tickets range from $25 to $85.
    For more information visit arshtcenter.org
    Miami Spa Month: Treat yourself this weekend to those luxury spa treatments we normally can't afford for half the price. It's all part of Miami Spa Month. Now through Aug. 31st you can exfoliate your skin, soak your footsies and wrap your mind around rest and relaxation for just $99. For a list of participating spas and treatments visit miamispamonth.com