dreamgirls-broadway_web.jpgThursday, Nov. 25

Dreamgirls Thanksgiving Performance: For one night only, you can save 15 percent on your Dreamgirls’ tickets if you go for the special Thanksgiving performance at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd.,  West Palm Beach. The offer is good via phone and walk-up only. The code word is EFFIE. All levels except “A” are available with this offer. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 561-832-7469.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

ALDI Hiring Event: The grocery retailer will host a store employee hiring event for its Lauderdale Lakes store and soon-to-open Pembroke Pines store from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, 10990 Marks Way, Miramar. Applications will be accepted for store manager trainees and cashiers to fill both full- and part-time positions. For more information, visit www.aldi.us.

Saturday, Dec. 4

Making Business Magic Holiday Gala: The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce will host its annual gala at the Hyatt Regency, 400 SE Second Ave. in Downtown Miami. More than 700 business people, politicians and civic leaders have been invited to the event which has the theme “Make Business Magic.”  The honorees are retired Congresswoman Carrie Meek, community leader Albert Dotson Sr. and former publisher of The Miami Herald and philanthropist David Lawrence. Tickets are $150. For more information, call the chamber at 305-751-8648.

Unmask The Cure Fundraiser: The event will take place from 7-11 p.m. at Ceramic Matrix, 3825 N. Miami Ave. in Miami’s Design District, in conjunction with Art Basel. It will include food, drinks, entertainment, a silent auction and door prizes. All proceeds will go to the Lisa Boccard Breast Cancer Fund which provides free mammograms and breast care to women who otherwise may not be able to afford it. You can also view Boccard’s photo exhibit The Cure Package. Tickets are $30. To purchase tickets, call Frances at 305-573-5997.

Sunday, Dec. 5

Young Stars Showcase: The Aventura Marketing Council will present 10 talented young singers in concert at 5 p.m. at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. Celebrities expected to attend include singer Placido Domingo Jr. three-time Grammy award-winning producer Juan Cristobal Losada and beauty pageant winners. Tickets are $25 and $50. For tickets and a schedule of  performances, call the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center's box office at 954-462-0222 or visit AventuraCenter.org.

Inlet Challenge Bicycle Ride: Kids in Distress will host the ninth annual at-your-own-pace outdoor scenic ride along A1A from Fort Lauderdale to West Palm Beach starting at 7 a.m. The cost is $45 per rider and participants will receive a free T-shirt. The ride will begin at Bahia Mar on A1A in Fort Lauderdale, next to the Sheraton Yankee Clipper Hotel. For more information, visit www.inletchallenge.org


Broward County Housing Authority Homebuyers Workshop: On the second Saturday of every month, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Authority is hosting a free homebuyer workshop at its main office, 4780 N. State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes. Topics the role of the buyer and the seller and the professionals involved, readiness to buy, home purchase preparation, understanding credit, mortgage financing, tax relief, predatory lending and fair housing. Registration is required. Classes fill up fast and those who register will be placed in the first available class. Notification will be sent by mail and will specify class date and time. For more information, call 954-497-4583 or visit http://bit.ly/BCHAFirstTimeHomeBuyerForm.

The community calendar is published each Friday. Please submit your community event to empyrealcommunications@gmail.com by the preceding Monday at 10 a.m.