calendar_web.jpgThursday, March 29

Business Social Media Workshop: Join award-winning online media publicist Sharon Geltner, 2-4 p.m. at the  Jupiter Branch Library, 705 Military Tr., for expert advice in branding, publicity and online reputation management to promote yourself as broadly as possible, for as cheaply as possible. Call 561-862-4726.

Doing Business in Latin America: The Americas Society/Council of the Americas will discuss the landscape for regulatory reform in Latin America and the implications for SMEs and entrepreneurs doing business there, 8-10 a.m. at Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., $25 for members and $40 for non-members. Registration required. Email Madeleine Johnson at or call 305-779-4816.

Saturday, March 31

Easter Egg Hunt: Commissioner Jean Monestime will partner with The Center for Positive Connections and Empower "U" Inc. to present this fun event for the family, 11 a.m. at Martin Luther King Park, 6000 N.W. 32nd Ct., Miami. Call 305-694-2779.

Spring Health Fair: Jackson South Community Hospital is hosting the fair, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with free prostate cancer screenings, glucose tests, cholesterol tests, blood pressure checks and more, 9333 S.W. 152nd St., Miami. Call 305-256-5159 or visit

Family Fest: The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, will present the final Family Fest of the season, showcasing a Magic and Enchantment theme with performances by Miami Children’s Chorus, Delou African Dance Ensemble and Miami City Ballet. Visit

Global Harmony Conference: Grassroots peace initiative, 11 a.m. at Cinema Paradiso, 503 S.E. 6th St., Fort Lauderdale, will feature the international film Globalized Soul. Call Rev. Lori at 954-632-0605.

Sunday, April 1

Take 6 in Concert:  The Frost School of Music presents 10-time Grammy winning vocal sensations Take 6, 4 p.m. at the University of Miami’s Gusman
Concert Hall. Admission $20 for students and seniors, $30 general. Visit

Teen Poetry Contest: To help celebrate April’s National Poetry Month, the Miami-Dade Public Library System is inviting teens, ages 12-18, to pick up a pen and participate in its annual contest, starting on April 1 and running through April 30. Call 305-375-BOOK or visit

Wednesday, April 4

Reclaim the Dream: Join James Fortune and Fiya, Vicki Winans, The Wardlaw Brothers and SENSERE to commemorate the 44th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 6:01 p.m. on MLK Blvd. (62nd Street and
Northwest Seventh Avenue), Miami. Call 305-757-7652.

Free Condo Board Certification Course: Kaye Bender Rembaum, P.L.  presents a complimentary division-approved course  for the boards of condominium associations, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 N.E. 6th St., Pompano Beach. To RSVP, call 954-776-1999, ext. 230.

Thursday, April 5

African American Film Festival: View Something the Lord Made, in the Helen K. Persson Hall at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets $10. Call 561-832-7469 or visit

Free Film Screening: In honor of National Poetry Month, the Palm Beach Poetry Festival will present a free screening of Marathon, followed by a Q&A with Richard Harteis at the DeHoernle Lecture Hall at Lynn University, 3601 N. Military Tr., Boca Raton. Visit

Saturday, April 14

CeCe Winans in Miramar: Join one of the most recognizable and incomparable voices in gospel music, 8 p.m. in A Gospel Extravaganza. Tickets $20 and $25. Call 954-602-4500.


Colorectal Information Network: The network will host a series of lectures and events to provide awareness, education and linkage to resources in the community concerning colorectal screenings and follow-up care. A total of nine outreach events, presented in English, Spanish, Creole and Portuguese, will be held at community locations throughout the northern two-thirds of Broward County. Call 954-759-7400 for more details.

Free Pet Vaccinations: Miami-Dade Animal Services, 7401 N.W. 74th St., Miami, will offer free vaccinations for dogs and cats throughout April. Visit