Friday, May 7
Free Up Fridays: Every Friday, a different reggae/dancehall band plays at 11 p.m. at the Jazid Lounge, 1342 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach. For more information, please call 305-673-9372.
Reggae Soul Jam: The Reggae Soul Jam show at Tobacco Road, 626 South Miami Avenue in Miami, features performances by Nadine Sutherland and Denyque. The show starts at 10 p.m., and admission is $10. For more information, please call 305-374-1198.
Morris Day and the Time: Hear funk and soul group Morris Day and the Time, and R&B crooner Michael Sterling, at Club Cinema, 3251 N. Federal Highway in Pompano Beach. Tickets are $35. The show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, please call 954-785-5224.
Roni Size: Roni Size, founder of electronica’s hip hop break beat, performs at Revolution Live, 200 West Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale at 10 p.m. Tickets are $20. For more information, please call 954-727-0950.
Saturday, May 8
Cultural Diversity Day: Enjoy Haitian, Latin, Philippine and Hindu food, fashion, history, arts, entertainment and cultural programs at Veterans Park, 1036 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. in Royal Palm Beach. The free festival starts at noon, the entertainment starts at 1 p.m., and the event lasts until sundown. For more information, please call 561-790-5100, 561-791-9087 or 561-676-5664.
For Better Or Worse: There will be a performance of the Caribbean play, For Better or Worse, on Saturday, May 8 at the North Miami Beach Performing Arts Theatre, 17011 N.E. 19th Avenue in North Miami Beach. There will also be a Sunday, May 9 performance at 7 p.m. at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs. Tickets are $35 and $40. For more information, please call 305-405-2712.
Sunday, May 9
Mother’s Day Concert: Free admission for all, but only mothers receive free flowers at the Mother’s Day Concert at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center, 151 Civic Center Way in Royal Palm Beach at 4 p.m. For more information, please call 561-790-5149.
One Love Reggae Fest: Enjoy reggae music and Caribbean cuisine at the One Love Reggae Fest at the Cruzan Amphitheater South Florida Fairgrounds, 601 Sansbury Way in West Palm Beach. Activities last from noon to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate. For more information, please call 561-574-6888.
Honoring Our Mothers: A benefit concert for the Haiti earthquake victims, Honoring Our Mothers, will take place at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Place in Miramar. The event will feature such acts as Lucky Plus, Ginou and the Sherman Hunter Band. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and the show starts at 6 p.m. For additional information, please call 954-709-6590.
Monday, May 10
Free Wealth Building Seminar: From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., financial consultant Gerald Grant will discuss his book, Bold Moves to Creating Financial Wealth, at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard near Fort Lauderdale. For more information, please call 954-625-2800.
Wednesday, May 12
Sizzling Salsa Wednesdays: Catch free salsa classes from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Wednesday at Le Café, 7295 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. No partner necessary! For more information, please call 305-754-6551.
Piano Slam Volume 2: Classical piano players, rappers and spoken-word artists all take the stage for “Piano Slam Volume 2” at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. The concert is free, but reservations are required. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call 305-949-6722.
Saturday, May 15
Housing Fair: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Park Vista High School gymnasium, 7900 Jog Road in Lake Worth, get free information about how you can qualify for loans and first-time home buyer assistance programs. You can also learn how to select the right real estate professional, how to restore your credit, and how to understand your fair-housing rights. For more information, please call 1-800-905-1564.
Thursday, May 20
The Original Wailers: The Original Wailers come to Revolution Live, 200 West Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. The show starts at 8 p.m., and tickets are $20 in advance, $22 the day of the show. For more information, please call 954-727-0950.