calendar_web.jpgThursday, Sept. 22

Mentoring Means the Most: Girl Power will kick off its new mentoring program, Sister Circle Mentoring, 6 p.m. at Girl Power Headquarters, 6015 NW 7th Ave., Miami. Free and open to women interested in mentoring, and young girls who would like a mentor. Contact: Sherri Jones 305-756-5502.

Friday, Sept. 23

Playwrights and Play Readings: Donalda Alberta McCarthy will direct an evening of interactive play-reading of Three Generations of Men by Denyce Shaw at the Spady Museum, 170 NW 5th Ave., Delray Beach. For more information or to RSVP, email

Saturday, Sept. 24

Book Fair: Special sale of books for, about and by African Americans, by the Friends of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, noon to 4 p.m., 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Books to suit a variety of tastes, some first editions at special prices. Contact: 954-625-2810.

Forgiveness Conversation: Charles & Shakira Unlimited presents “Forgiveness: Your Ticket To Healing,” 2:30 – 5 p.m. at The Manor’s Clubhouse, 4162 Inverrary Dr. in Lauderhill. Admission $25. For more information, email charles.shakirahipcoaches

Pamper Me Workshop: Woman First Body Care and Mama Senna Essence will present its first South Florida workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Contact: 817-770-2029 or visit

Information/Application Session at Miami Dade College: The School for Advanced
Studies, a full-time, nationally recognized, dual-enrollment high school at Miami Dade College, will hold information/application sessions for the 2012-2013 school year, 9 a.m. in the Kendall Campus Gymnasium, 11011 S.W. 104th St., and 1 p.m. at the Homestead Campus, 500 College Terrace, Room F222. For more information or to apply, call 305-237-0510 or visit the SAS website:

Sunday, Sept. 25

Annual Vice President’s Musical Celebration: The Miami Gospel Announcers’ Guild is proud to present this awesome musical event, 4 p.m. at Bethel Apostolic Temple, 1855 N.W. 119th St., Miami. Admission free. For information or to become a member of the guild, call 954-709-3268 or 305-454-6139.

Pull ’em and Cover Up Play: The Church of the Incarnation, 1835 NW 54th St. in Liberty City, hosts a play that takes a look at young people coming of age at a time when saggy pants and midriff exposure seem to be the norm, featuring the Iron Barr Group, Dancers for Christ, in conjunction with the Churchwomen’s 55th annual All States Tea. Admission $15. Contact: Alma Brown at 305-754-6146, 305-546-9168 or

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Family Involvement Parent Night: Presented by the School District of Palm Beach County and the departments of federal, state and multicultural education programs, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lake Worth High School, 1701 Lake Worth Rd., Lake Worth. Bags with books will be distributed, dinner will be provided. Contact: 561-434-8427.

Lunch and Learn Program: Hosted by the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, Airport Hilton, 150 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach. Cost $25 to $35. Speakers: Sharon Bock, PBC Clerk & Comptroller, Anne Gannon, PBC Constitutional Tax Collector. Spotlight on female constitutional officers and the checks and balances of county government. For more information and to register: or 561-684-4523.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Contracting Opportunities: The Black Chamber of Palm Beach County will introduce the Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program during a free educational seminar, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Office Depot Corporate Headquarters, 6600 N. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Contact: or 561-833-1570.


Jazz on the Palm: Free concert series on the Palm stage at Waterfront Commons in
downtown West Palm Beach the third Friday of every month, featuring smooth sounds and cool vocals of local artists. Bring your beach chairs and blankets and enjoy tasty food and
beverages. Sept. 16 featuring Sammy Figueroa. For more information, call 561-822-1515.

Annual Luncheon at Joes: Join Foster Care Review for their 6th Annual Fundraising Luncheon and Raffle at Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant, Nov, 7. For more information, visit
Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens: 2011/2012 season tickets are now on sale through the web site  Ticket prices start at $20 and for a limited time jazz aficionados can enjoy all eight shows at a savings of 25 percent off individual ticket pricing by purchasing a subscription.

Christian Forums and Spoken Word: All That God Is International Outreach Centers presents Christian forums; open mic, spoken word, poetry and fellowship every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 786-255-1509 or 786-709-0656. Discussion topics for forums must be submitted by 2 p.m. on the Wednesday of the forum. For more information:

Artist Showcase Opportunities: KVP Productions provides a place for talented artists of all genres to come together and showcase their talents the fourth Sunday of each month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Elle’s Restaurant, 12312 Miramar Parkway in Miramar. Call Pamela Reid at 954-558-0632.

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