Saturday, July 25
First Time Home Buyers Workshop: With the real estate market tanking, things are looking pretty grim for today’s homeowners. However, those same nose-diving home prices paint a better picture for future homeowners. New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 Sheridan St. in Hollywood, is holding a “Home Sweet Home Project’’ seminar for first-time homeowners. The seminar will teach you everything from how to seek a loan, how to prepare for closing, and will even provide budget and credit counseling. The free seminar will last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 954-342-8470.
Back-to-School Health Fair: Summer is zooming past, and if you need any more confirmation, the back-to-school health fairs are starting. Start early this year at the Back-to-School Health Fair hosted at the Sunkist Grove Community Center, 12500 N.W. 13th Avenue in North Miami. The fair features free health screenings and lasts from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, please call 954-921-3787.
Monday, July 27
Spinning Classes: Love to bike, but don’t like to be bothered with rain, sleet or shine? Then bypass Mother Nature completely and check out one of the spinning classes offered inside the Wellness Center of Broward General Medical Center, 1600 S. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. Classes are offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 6:15 a.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m.; and Saturday at 9 a.m. Classes are $10 each. For more information, please call 954-355-5521.
Friday, July 31
Maxwell: Maxwell’s highly anticipated tour comes to the Waterfront Theatre at the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami, with special guest Chrisette Michele. Hear the R&B crooner’s classic hits such as “Cops Come Knockin” and “Wherever, Whenever,” as well as hits from his latest album: Black Summers’ Night. Ticket prices range from $47.75 to $127.75. The concert starts at 8 p.m. For more information, please call 786-777-1250. 6) 777-1250
Friday, August 7
Chef for a Day: Staying in to eat a home-cooked meal isn’t very appealing if you haven’t even mastered scrambled eggs yet. Save your wallet and your stomach some suffering. Come out and learn how to cook from a professional! Chef Allen’s, 19088 NE 29th Ave. in Aventura, offers free cooking classes on Fridays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Space is limited, so registration is required. For more information, please call 305-935-2900.
Saturday, August 8
Back-to-School Splash: The Back-to-School Splash will feature free activities including paddle boats, slide and bounce house, water and fishing games, a scavenger hunt and a dunk tank. While the kids are at play, parents should take advantage of the free, back-to-school giveaways! This free, two-day event will take place Aug. 8 and 9 from noon to 5 p.m. at The Falls, located at U.S. 1 and Southwest 136th Street in Miami. For more information, please call 1-800-244-8447.