calendar_web.jpgThursday, May 3

Haitian Heritage Month Film Screening and Panel Discussion:  Join a viewing of Haiti: Terre De Feu, 6 p.m., Palm Beach County Main Library, 3650 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Contact Bito David 561-644-6488 or

Friday, May 4

FMU Spring Baccalaureate & Commencement Ceremonies:   Baccalaureate Ceremony, 6 p.m. in the Susie C. Holley Religious Center, Florida Memorial University, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami Gardens, and commencement on Saturday, 8:30 a.m. in the A. Chester Robinson Athletic Center.

Saturday, May 5

Family Arts Festival:  South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs present the 6th Annual free All Kids Included Family Arts Festival – Celebrating You!  for children and families of all abilities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at SMDCAC, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Call 786-573-5316 or visit

Rock the Race: Racing aficionados by the dozens will don their snazziest equestrian finery in support of “Rock the Race: A Kentucky Derby Bash” to benefit the programs and services of the Ann Storck Center, 4 p.m. at  Passion Nightclub, Seminole Paradise at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. Admission $50. Call 954-584-8000 or visit

Title 1 District Chess Championship: Chess Program participants, district staff, students, parents and interested citizens are invited to Southwest Senior High School, 8855 S.W. 50 Terr., Miami, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. For reservations contact 305-273-2825.

Sunday, May 6

Artists of the African Diaspora: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Pi Delta Omega Chapter, presents a free program at 4 p.m. that will feature singers, actors and musicians from the local community at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, 10701 S.W. 184th St., Miami. Call 305-510-3040.

The King of Clubs: With its 26th Annual Scholarship/Awards Banquet, the organization is celebrating 82 years of service to the Miami area, 1 p.m. at the Doubletree Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay, 1717 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Call 954-435-1072.

SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch: Enjoy the cool spring weather and hot jazz tunes at the free monthly event, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the New River in Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District.  Brunch $25.

Tuesday, May 8

Basics of Bookkeeping: The City of Hollywood hosts a free workshop, 6 p.m. facilitated by Martin Nebojsic from Nebojsic & Associates, P.A. at the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Call 954-921-3388.
Thursday, May 10

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

Friday, May 11

Flower Photo Competition: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden invites you to a special opportunity with 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 vo-cals, 8 p.m. in the Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., 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 at 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

Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Classic Extravaganza: Celebrate Mother’s Day, 7 p.m. at the BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables, by attending a special show featuring Russell Tompkins and the NewStylistics, Blue Magic and Will Hart of the original Delfonics. Tickets $34 to $74.