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Wednesday, 01 February 2012
Thursday, Feb. 2

SCenes from Africa Exhibit Opening: Come view “Photographs by Samuel Spear­­ Jr.” and join the artist for a gallery talk, 6-8 p.m. at Spady Museum, 170 N.W. Fifth Ave. in Delray Beach.  Call 561-279-8883.

Miracle in Miami Revival: Elder Henry Green Jr. will host Gospel superstar, Pastor Smokie Norful on Thursday, Feb. 2 and Dr. Rev. Jamal Bryant on Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. at the historic Greater Bethel A.M.E Church, 245 N.W. Eighth St. in Overtown. Call 305-371-9102.

Virginia Key Grassroots Festival: Jam with Chaka Khan, Del McCoury, Arrested Development, Fishbone, Immortal Technique, Gibbor Green, Christabel & the Jons, ArtOfficial and more, through Feb. 12. Call 786-332-4630 or visit virginiakey grassroots.org

Friday, Feb. 3

Dr. Seuss Anniversary Celebration: Dadeland Mall invites all children to celebrate their wild imaginations in honor of Dr. Seuss’ 75th anniversary with a whimsical trip through Seussville that includes story time, enchanting Dr. Seuss episodes, arts and crafts and more at 6:30 p.m. in the Saks Fifth Avenue corridor, 7535 N. Kendall Dr. in Miami.

Saturday, Feb. 4

Norwood Elementary Health and Education Fair: There will be fun for the entire family with a bounce house, clowns, face painting, music, vision and blood pressure screenings, flu shots, giveaways and more, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Norwood Elementary School, 19810 N.W. 14th Ct. in Miami. Call 305-653-0068 ext. 2121.

Summer Camp Open House: Get in the summertime frame of mind from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place on Red Road to learn about all of the summer camps being offered by the City of Miramar this year. This event is free and open to the public. Call 954-602-4514.

Keb’ Mo’ in Concert: South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents three-time Grammy Award winner and blues superstar Keb’ Mo’ at 8 p.m., 10950 S.W. 211 St. in Cutler Bay. Tickets $5-$35. Call 786-573-5300 or visit smdcac.org

Pan-African Market Kick-Off: Experience a one-stop showcase for artisans, crafters, musicians, chefs, produce and juice vendors, and others whose wares and services are representative of continental Africa and its New World Diaspora at USA Self Storage, 500 State Rd. 7 (Hwy. 441) in Hollywood, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 954-903-8025 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Monday, Feb. 6

Voices of Haiti: A Post-Quake Odyssey in Verse: Come to the University of Miami’s Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, 1314 Miller Dr. in Coral Gables, at 6:30 p.m. for a multimedia performance exploring the lives of Haitians after the devastating earthquake that shook the country just two years ago. Admission is free. Call 305-284-6748 or visit pulitzercenter.org

Tuesday, Feb. 7

HIV/AIDS Awareness Day at TACOLCY: In celebration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, TACOLCY in partnership with Empower U will host a mini-fair including a bounce house, snow cones, popcorn, seminars, free testing, a movie screening and more. Call 305-751-1295 ext. 115 for a schedule of events.

Free QuickBooks Class: The City of Hollywood will host a free workshop facilitated by Eric Yankwitt from My Tax Guru, 6 p.m. at the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Call 954-921-3388 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Alvin Ailey Modern Dance Workshop: The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Greater Miami Chapter dance workshop, 6-7 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 N.W. 22nd Ave. Open to all level dancers ages 16 and older.  Registration deadline Feb. 6. Visit ncbw100miami.org

Free Seminar on Condo Laws: Kaye & Bender P.L. offers a seminar covering the new homeowner, condominium and cooperative laws, 7:15 p.m. at Cypress Park Hall, 1300 Coral Springs Dr. in Coral Springs. Call 954-776-1999 ext. 230.

Friday, Feb. 10

Eddie Levert in Concert: The O’Jays rock and roll hall of famer will appear in his concert, I Still Have It, 8 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl. on Red Road in Miramar. Tickets $40, $45 and $50. Call 954-602-4514.

Soweto Gospel Choir: Performing African Grace and more, 8 p.m. at Parker Playhouse. Tickets $39.50-$49.50. Visit parkerplayhouse.com

Saturday, Feb. 11

Be My Valentine: The Falls Shopping, Dining and Entertainment Complex invites South Florida families to celebrate love during its first Club Falls event that will offer cookie decorating activities and Valentine's Day themed arts and crafts, 2-4 p.m. at The Falls at Center Court, 8888 S.W. 136th  St. in Miami. Call 305-255-4571 or visit shopthefalls.com

I (Heart) Genesis: In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Genesis Community Health will open its doors and hearts to the community at a special Open Clinic Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 564 E. Woolbright Rd. in Boynton Beach. Call 561-735-6553 or visit gencomhealth.org

Sunday, Feb. 12

Gordon Schools Story Hour: Join us for a children’s story hour featuring a Tu B'Shevat story & activity led by Gordon Early Childhood Center teacher Melissa Shub, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it


Clematis By Night: West Palm Beach's free weekly concert series on the new downtown waterfront every Thursday, 6-9 p.m, Centennial Square at the Waterfront Commons. More info at 561-822-1515 or clematisbynight.net

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