Main Stage Music Showcase: Think you have what it takes to be the next big star? Then belt out your favorite tune in front of a panel of entertainment professionals 7 p.m., at BB King’s Blues Club, 550 S. Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach. There’s a $1,000 cash prize and trip to Hollywood to audition for NBC’s the Voice on the line, so be sure to bring you’re A-game. Not a singer? Then enjoy the competition and performances by local groups S.S. Francis and CIKxHEI. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 students at the door. Call Chris Deon at 754-214-6024 to register for the competition.
THE IMMORTAL World Tour: One of the top 10 grossing music tours of all time, will show in Sunrise on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24, 2014 at BB&T Center. Created by Cirque du Soleil and directed by Jamie King, THE IMMORTAL World Tour is presented in a rock concert format that combines Michael Jackson’s music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil’s creativity. Tickets, which range from $50 to $125, are at cirquedusoleil.com/MichaelJackson or 1-800-745-8000 or thebbtcenter.com
PAMM Art Storytime: Children ages 3-5 can enjoy an afternoon of arts and crafts and storytelling at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) – the fun starts at 1 p.m., at the museum, 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $10, $7 for member children, $12 adults. Pre-registration is required call 786-354-5641.
Memorial Weekend Comedy Fest: Six comedians, one night. If laughter is the best medicine, you’re sure to get a good dose with J. Anthony Brown (Tom Joyner Morning Show), Gary Owen (Think Like a Man Too), Luenell (Think Like a Man Too) and more at this seventh annual event, 8 p.m., at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Tickets are $38.50-86. Call 786-443-5432 or visit comedyfest.com for more info.
M.A.N.T.I.S. Screening: The Miami Jazz & Film Society presents a screening of this TV show, which stars Carl Lumby as Dr. Miles Hawkins, a paralyzed scientist who builds a powerful exoskeleton that not only allows him to walk again, but gives him superhuman abilities. Dr. Hawkins uses his new abilities to fight crime. Join in on the adventure at 6:15 p.m. (episode 1) and 8 p.m. (episode 2). Chat about your favorite shows at a pre-screening reception with food and drinks beginning at 5 p.m., at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Admission is free. Call 305-684-4564 or 305-638-6771.
OK2Talk Miami-Dade-Stopping the Stigma Associated with Mental Illness: The Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) hosts this event which gives families the opportunity to discuss their mental health experiences in a judgment-free zone. The CAHSD hopes to develop strategies to erase the stereotypes, prejudices, and discrimination often associated with mental illness 2 to 4 p.m., at the Miami-Dade Culmer Resource Center, 1600 NW Third Ave., Miami. Call 786-469-4521 or visit miamidade.gov/socialservices/
Blue Water Fishing Classic Captain’s Party: Enjoy dinner, an open bar and silent auction at the kick off for the 11th annual Fishing Classic hosted by Westrec. The dinner takes place 6:30 p.m., at Fairways on the Key at Crandon Golf Course, 6700 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. The fishing competition begins on Saturday, May 31 at all six Miami-Dade Parks marinas, where amateur, professional and junior anglers will compete for up to $20,000 in cash prizes. Entry fee is $400 per boat. Call 305-665-5475 or visit bluewaterfishingclassic.com
Broward County Teacher Recruitment Fair: Teachers who specialize in math or science head over to this fair hosted by the Broward County Public Schools Department of Instructional Staffing, 5 p.m. The event is for certified teachers only and you must pre-register for an invite with the fair’s address. Register online to select schools and interview with principals on the spot. Call 754-321-2324 or visit browardschools.com/teacher
The Yellow Brick Road Leadership Gala: Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Man and more at the 15th annual gala hosted by Broward Partnership in celebration of the wizards and Glenda’s who have lent a hand to reduce homelessness in the area. Dress up as your favorite character from the movie or in yellow for an evening of dinner and dancing with live entertainment starting at 6:30 p.m., with a reception and silent auction at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, 1881 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets start at $250 with sponsorship opportunities available. Call Berne Teeple at 954-832-7037 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Citizenship Legal Workshop: The New Americans Campaign paired with a team of legal service providers are here to help legal permanent residents (LPRs) with the application to become a U.S. citizen. The services are free, but there is a $680 USCIS application fee which may be waived if applicants receive food stamps, Medicaid or SSI. Begin the process 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Miami-Dade College Wolfson Campus, Building 3, 245 NE Fourth St., Miami. Volunteers and applicants may register online at citizenshipflorida.org , call 1-888-541-2826 or text “citizenship” to 23559.
Girl’s Beauty Suite: Pamper yourself with mini facials, massages and other relaxing treatments all while getting the latest info on fibroid symptoms and non-invasive treatments in a chat led by Dr. Adam Geronemus. Join in on the discussion at the free health and beauty event noon to 4 p.m., at the LMNT Gallery 59 NW 36th St., Miami. RSVP online at girlsbeautysuite.eventbrite.com or e-mail email@example.com
Me, Mommy, & Our Money: Good money habits start early, mothers and daughters can learn how to spend, save and invest money at this event hosted by Purse Empowerment. Panelists include Elise Rodriguez, attorney at the Law Office of Elise Rodriguez, P.A., who will discuss creating an estate plan, Danie Altidor, relationship coach, and Nicole Vasicanna, a registered nurse armed with breastfeeding tips. Join the discussion 4 to 7 p.m.,
at Inner Look, 4925 SW 74th Ct., Miami. Tickets are $25, call 954-394-0532 or visit purseempowerment.com
Sun Trust Jazz Brunch: Enjoy the soul stirring sounds of local jazz artists on one of three stages all while taking in the splendor and beauty of Fort Lauderdale’s Riverwalk from Esplande Park to the Riverfront from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the first Sunday of each month. This month’s performers include: Noreena Downey Jazz Band, Ike & Vall Woods, and East West Fusion. Call the 24-hour event hotline at 954-828-5363.