Friday, March 13
Sheryl Underwood: Comedian Sheryl Underwood, who is a regular on The Tom Joyner Morning Show, comes to the Improv Paradise Live, 5700 Seminole Way in Davie, for two nights. Tickets are $23.32. Show times are 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Friday and 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m., and 11:15 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, please call 954-981-5653.
Saturday, March 14
Free Homeowners Legal Assistance Program: For all homeowners who are in danger of foreclosure or currently in foreclosure, there may still be time to save your home! To find out, attend the Free Homeowners Legal Assistance Program being held at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 245 N.E. 4th St, Room 3210. The program begins promptly at 9 a.m. with educational presentations on understanding the foreclosure process and learning how to save your home. For more information, please call 305-375-3677 or visit www.miamidade.gov/csd.
Sunday, March 15
Bill Bellamy: Comedian Bill Bellamy is coming to the Palm Beach Improv at City Place, 550 S. Rosemary Ave, Ste. 250 in West Palm Beach, for one night only! The show starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $21.30. For more information, please call 561-833-1812 or visit www.palmbeachimprov.com.
Monday, March 16
Women's History Luncheon: Marie White, Elizabeth Woods Clark, Viola Farquharson Wiley, Ethel Hamilton Davenport, Anna Delia Byrd and Mary Moffat Miles. Don't know who these women are? Then it's about time you find out. Come enjoy a catered luncheon that will also feature an original skit about these women, written by Leome Culmer. Proceeds from this event will benefit Miami City Cemetery. The luncheon starts at noon and will take place at the Legion Memorial Park, 6447 N.E. Seventh Ave. in Miami. The committee requests a $30 donation from all who attend. For more information, please call 305-638-5800 or visit www.dadeheritagetrust.org
Wednesday, March 18
To Her With Love: “To Her With Love – A Women’s History Month Celebration and Spoken Word Experience” features Georgia Me a.k.a. Tamika Harper. The spoken word artist who has appeared on Def Poetry Jam five times and was recently featured in the Tyler Perry Movie, Madea Goes to Jail. Also performing is local poet Naima J who has also appeared on BET's Lyric Cafe. The spoken word event will be hosted by Ingrid B at Miami Improv, 3390 Mary St No. 182 in Coconut Grove. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. All proceeds will benefit Women in Distress, a Broward nonprofit that provides shelter for abused women. For show times and additional information, please call 305-441-8200.
Thursday, March 19
The Original Wailers: Before Bob Marley went on to international fame as a solo artist, he was a member of the ska, rock steady, and reggae group known as the Wailers for more than 10 years. The group recorded many memorable tunes such as “Simmer Down,” “Trenchtown Rock,” “Nice Time,” “Stir It Up” and “Get Up, Stand Up.” And while some of the group's members have passed on, the remaining members continue to tour, proving that true reggae music never dies. Catch the Original Wailers in concert, beginning at 7 p.m., at the City Limits DelRay, 19 N.E. 3rd Avenue in Delray Beach. Tickets are $19 in advance and $22 the day of the show. For more information and tickets, please call 561-279-8222 or visit http://citylimitsdelray.com.
Little Known Black Communities: The Historical Museum of South Florida, 101 W. Flagler St. in Miami, is hosting a historical lecture tour around Black Miami. And before you can say Liberty City, Overtown or Coconut Grove, this tour is actually focused on lesser-known, but equally vibrant neighborhoods such as MacFarlane Homestead, Railroad Shop and Ojus. The tour will show how these neighborhoods emerged, the identity of their pioneer families and their connection to Miami's more famed historical black neighborhoods. General admission is $8, while student and senior tickets are $7, and children under 12 pay $5. Anyone 6 years and younger gets in for free. The tour begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call 305-375-1492.
Saturday, March 20
Coral Springs Festival of the Arts: For those with limited time and an equally limited budget, but who think they may be the next Maya Angelou, Paul Beatty, Zane or Omar Tyree, stop by the Coral Springs Festival of Arts. The two-day literary workshop including fiction, screenplay and memoir writing, as well as a lecture on how to get published. The festival will take place at the Barnes and Noble bookstore at 2790 University Dr. in Coral Springs. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, please call 954-644-9345 or visit http://www.csfoa.com.