jazz-player_web.jpgFriday, Oct. 8

Jazz with Jamie Ousley: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami will present jazz bassist Jamie Ousley, along with Joe Davidian on piano and Austin McMahon on drums at the Jazz at the UU Concert Series. Ira Sullivan and guest vocalist SAMM will be featured. It takes place at 8 p.m. at the 7701 SW 76th Ave. in South Miami. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, cash only.  For more information, call Carol, 305-661-0023, or log on to http://tinyurl.com/UUConcert.

Kindred, The Family Soul: Husband-and-wife duo Fatin Dantzler and Aja Graydon will perform at the Jodi Hill Birthday Bash at Calabash at Sotoro’s, 2050 Hollywood Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show time is 9 p.m. Advanced general admission is $15 and VIP admission is $25.

MiamiBroward One Carnival 2010: The Belize Association of Florida will present a night of Belizean music and culture in two shows as part of Carnival week. At 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, at the Grand Promenade Ballroom; cost $25. At 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, join King Rancho and the New Wave Band from Los Angeles and Miami’s own Rick the Ruler at the Miami Beach Resort, 4833 Collins Ave.; $75. For more information or tickets, log on to www.basfla.org.

Monday, Oct. 11

Miami Jackson Class of 1981 Reunion: The class is holding its monthly reunion planning meeting at 7 p.m. at the school, 1751 NW 36th St., Miami. For more information, call Yolanda Conway Everett, 305-610-3499.

Thursday, Oct. 14

Making Change “I Did Survive’’: Join the Women’s Fund for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and help women who are victims of domestic violence, 6-8 p.m. at Sabadell United Bank, 1111 Brickell Avenue, 30th Floor, Miami. Tickets are $50 each. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To RSVP or for more information, call Donys Collado, 305-441-0506, or e-mail donys@womensfundmiami.org.

Saturday, Oct. 9

City Theater Season Auditions: City Theatre is seeking an ensemble of five to seven actors to perform four to seven roles in a program of short plays. Prepare a short contemporary monologue under three minutes and come with two copies of a headshot and a resume. Auditions will be held 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at ArtServe, 1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. For more information, call John Manzelli, 917-656-7827, or e-mail jwmanze@hotmail.com.

Christian Rock Performance: Three In One will be performing songs from their album Guilt for the Innocent from 6:30-8 p.m. at Ten Minas Cafe at the First Presbyterian Church of Coral Springs, 7955 Royal Palm Blvd., Margate. For more information, call Monique Headley, 1-888-361-9473, or e-mail monique@tatepublishing.com.

Breast Cancer Awareness: St. John Institutional Missionary Baptist Church and the University of Miami/Sylvester Cancer Center are partnering for Project CARE from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the St. John Fellowship Hall, 1328 N W Third Ave. in Miami. Titled “Just What the Doctor Ordered,” the event is part of the Health and Wellness Empowerment Education Series marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Tihesha Wilson, Board Certified breast cancer specialist and community educator, is the featured speaker. For more information, call 305-372-3877 or e-mail  info@stjohnbcmiami.org.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk: A non-competitive five-mile walk to raise awareness about breast cancer and celebrate survivors will be presented by Holy Cross Hospital. The walk begins and ends at Huizenga Plaza, 32 E. Las Olas Blvd. in downtown Fort Lauderdale and benefits the American Cancer Society Broward County. Survivor Celebration is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins at 9 a.m. For more information, call 954-564-0880 ext. 7531 or e-mail phyllis.pittman@cancer.org.

Superintendent’s Benefit Concert Series: Some of Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ top student singers will compete in Best Voice? Your Choice! at 2 p.m. at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Twelve of the school district’s most gifted vocalists will compete for   a recording session at the legendary Hit Factory studios; breakfast with award-winning music producer/composer Rudy Perez; and $5,000 award for their school’s arts program. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased online at www.arshtcenter.org or by calling the Arsht Center Box Office, 305-949-6722.

Sunday, Oct. 17

The McIntyre Institute Performs at Curtain Up: Join The McIntyre Institute Dance Theater and other performing artists at the free preview of the new Aventura Arts and Cultural Center. Festivities will include craft workshops, story-time, giveaways and guided tours, noon to 4 p.m., 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura.

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