calendar_web.jpgThursday, May 10

Broward County Heritage Celebration: The Broward County Historical Commission will host this cultural event, 5:30 p.m. at the historic West Side Grade School, 301 Harmon (Southwest 13th Avenue), Fort Lauderdale.

Friday, May 11

Flower Photo Competition: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden  invites you to its The Art of the Flower photography competition in honor of National Public Gardens Day. This first-time effort will seek the best natural photographs of any and all flowers in the wild, at home or anywhere they exist. Visit

Straight No Chaser: The 10-member acappella group that has become a YouTube sensation will showcase their uniquely sophisticated vocals, 8 p.m. in the Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $25. Call 561-832-7469.

Saturday, May 12

Called 2 Dance Forgive & Live Today Campaign: Join gospel singers Kevin Levar, Darlene McCoy and The McIntyre Institute Dancers, 7 p.m. on May 12 at the Gusman Center in downtown Miami for a night of healing and forgiveness displayed through song and dance. Tickets $35-$55. Call 954-945-3949 or visit

Mother and Daughter Brunch:
New Vision for Christ Ministries’ annual brunch, 9 a.m. at the Don Shula Hotel in Miami Lakes. Award-winning gospel artist Martha Munizzi will be the guest speaker. Call 305-899-7224.

Free Movie Nights at the Park: Commissioner Jean Monestime, in association with WEDR 99 Jamz, is inviting residents to bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the next family friendly movie under the stars at Oak Grove Park, 690 N.E. 159 St., 7 p.m. Free popcorn, hotdogs and drinks while supplies last. Call 305-694-2779.

Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Classic Extravaganza: Special show featuring Russell Tompkins and the New Stylistics, Blue Magic and Will Hart of the original Delfonics, 7 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets $34-$74 including parking. Call 1-800-745-3000 or 954-791-4175.

Tuesday, May 15

How to Get Loans and Grants: The City of Hollywood will host a free workshop, 6 p.m. at the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd., facilitated by Eric Yankwitt from My Tax Guru. Call 954-921-3388.

Wednesday, May 16

Voter Information Town Hall:
The City of Miami Gardens Commission For Women will host this informative event on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at Miami Gardens City Hall, 1515 N.W. 167th Street, Bldg. 5 Suite 200 in Miami.

Thursday, May 17

Ebony Chorale Gala and Concert: 20th anniversary concert, 7 p.m at Palm Beach Lakes High School, 505 Shiloh Dr., West Palm Beach. Tickets $20. Also on May 19 the Gala Banquet, 6:30 p.m. Tickets $60. Contact Barbara McCray, 561-683-7929 or email

Monday, May 28

Ninth Annual Palm Beach Jerk & Caribbean Culture Festival: A day for the entire family, 2-10 p.m. at the Meyer Amphitheater, 104 Datura St., West Palm Beach.  Tickets $15 in advance, $25 at the gate. Visit or, call 561-856-8478 or 1-866-232-0001.

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