On Saturday mornings, while many teenagers are sleeping in, the 25 students from the music program at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind are learning sound production from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
During the summer, the music production program meets Monday through Friday for two months.
Last Saturday, the teens put down their instruments and had a chance to visit Jungle Island for a Touch Tour to visit animals for a multi-sensory field trip.
Residents of Surfside who walk down Harding Avenue may notice a new business that opened earlier last month.
The Veterinary Wellness Center of Surfside is the first of it’s kind in the neighborhood.
“It’s exciting to start something new,” said Dr. David Carmona, 38, who went through various obstacles while pursuing his dream of opening a pet clinic in the town where he’s spent the majority of his life.