universoul-circus-performer_web.jpgThursday, Feb. 3

UniverSoul Circus: Don’t miss the last three days of one of the world’s top rated and interactive circuses at the Sun Life Stadium parking area until Feb. 6. Remaining show times are: 9:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3;  10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4; Noon, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5; and 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6. Ticket prices range from $12 – $27. Children under 1 are free. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000. For discounts for groups  of 20 or more, call 1-800-316-7439.  To learn more about UniverSoul Circus, visit www.UniverSoulcircus.com.

Heart of Liberty City Forum: From 6 – 8 p.m., the Liberty City Alliance invites the community to come out and discuss the future of 7th Avenue and the economic strength of the community. The forum will take place at the Church of the Open Door, 6001 NW 8th Ave. in Miami. For more information, call Hashim at the Miami Worker’s Center at 305-759-8717.

Friday, Feb. 4

Feast With The Beasts: Zoo Miami hosts its Beastkeeper VIP Kick-Off Party at 8 p.m. at the zoo, 12400 SW 152 St., Miami. The evening will include open bars, wild animal encounters, live entertainment, a silent auction, luscious desserts and more. For more information, call 305-255-5551 or visit www.fwtb.org.

Saturday, Feb. 5

Friends of the Boca Raton Public Library First Annual Book Fair: Join the literary fun at the Spanish River Library, 1501 Spanish River Blvd. in Boca Raton,  from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 5 and from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6  There will also be an invitation only reception on  Friday night. Guest speakers include Mayor Susan Whelchel  and Susan Sloane, librarian. For more information contact, Joy Fishkind at 561-362-4132.

Book Talk: From 2:30 to 5:30 p.m., Angela Dames-Johnson will discuss her book, What’s Gerald Done Now? Supermarket Fun at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Gerald, the hero of this story, is based on the author’s “spitfire nephew” who died of kidney failure at the tender age of 13. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Friday, Feb. 11

K. Robinson Birthday Bash/Album Release Party: Join South Florida’s very own gospel reggae artist K. Robinson at 7 p.m. at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 Sheridan St. in Hollywood. Tickets are free for kids 12 and under, $5 for teens and $10 for adults 18 and older. For more information, call Holy-Wood Records at 954-678-8498.

Omega Psi Phi Mardi Gras 2011: Party with the Sigma Alpha Chapter ‘bruhs’ at 9 p.m. at Omega Activity Center, 15600 NW 42nd Ave. in Miami Gardens. Dress code is sexy chic with hard soled shoes for the gentlemen. Tickets are $20 in advance. For more information, visit www.MiamiQues.com or call 786-309-3294.

Saturday, Feb. 12

Find A Few Football Players: At 2 p.m., meet and greet some of the Miami Dolphins players and NFL Hall of Famer Dwight Stephenson at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Enjoy a short presentation on a community engagement project to celebrate the city of Fort Lauderdale’s Centennial and the 10-year anniversary of this library. There will be light refreshments and limited door prizes. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Sunday, Feb. 13

I Care I Cure 5K Race: Runners and walkers of all ages will meet at 7:30 a.m. at the BankAtlantic Center, 1 Panther Pkwy. in Sunrise for the fourth annual race and Family Fun Day to raise critical research funds to find gentler, more effective cures for childhood cancer.  After the family friendly race, a fun-filled family festival kicks off from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., featuring a raffle with prizes worth up to $4,000 each, a rock wall, bounce houses, face painting, airbrush tattoos, food, and more. The cost is $10 for one ticket or $75 for 10 tickets. For more information, e-mail race@icareicure.org or call 1-800-807-8013.

Human Trafficking Awareness Training: The Archdiocese of Miami Pastoral Center, 9401 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami Shores, will host  twenty- five representatives from Catholic parishes from both Miami- Dade and Broward County for a four hour training session to increase awareness about human trafficking from 1- 5 p.m. The training will take place inside the Carroll conference room.

Romantic Argentine Tango Cruise: Hartford Argentine Tango Society wants you to join a fun, exciting, elegant cruise departing Fort
Lauderdale Feb. 13 and returning on Feb. 20 aboard the Ruby Princess. Highlights include group rates, $50 per cabin bonus, a complimentary cocktail party and over 15 hours of quality tango instruction with 4 master teachers and performers.  For more information visit www.hartstango.com or contact Sue at 860-841-4287 for more details.

Ongoing:
Mt. Vernon High School Reunion: Join the Mt. Vernon High School alumni on a weekend adventure sailing aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s luxurious Majesty of the Sea with ports of call in Nassau and Coco Cay, Bahamas. Enjoy dining, dancing, casino, cabaret, warm sandy beaches, sightseeing and more.  Meet and greet classmates, faculty and friends. The dates are April 1 – 4 for classes of 1965 to 1975, but all are welcome. Space is limited, so call today to reserve your cabin. Registration is required through the One Heart, One Love reunion group to participate in reunion ceremony and special events. For virtual tours and more information, join us on Facebook at “MVHS Reunion,” e-mail MVHSny@gmail.com or call Hanif at 718-807-4067.