calendar_web.jpgThursday, May 31


Women’s Health Day: Come to the new Palm Beach County Health Department Pahokee-Glades Health Center, 1839 East Main Street in Pahokee, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a series of free screenings. Walk in or call ahead and make an appointment at 561-924-6229.

Visual Arts Exhibition Opening & Awards Ceremony: Join School Board Member Wilbert “Tee” Holloway, students, parents and community residents at the Second Annual District One exhibit opening, 6-8 p.m. at North Miami Senior High School, 13110 N.E. Eighth Ave. in North Miami. The exhibit displays student artwork depicting their family identity, expressed through the theme Art of My Roots and will run from June 4-8. Call 305-995-1334.

Friday, June 1

Art Expo: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School hosts the Second Annual Meeting the Masters Art Expo to showcase arts and crafts created by Head Start, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students, 6-8 p.m. at the school, 591 N.W. 31 Ave., Lauderhill. Call 754-321-2300.

First Fridays: Attend Gramps Morgan Reggae Music Lives Album Release Party, 10 p.m. at Grand Palms Resort, 110 Grand Palms Dr., Pembroke Pines. Call 954-333-3738 or visit

Brides Against Breast Cancer: Save up to 85 percent on a beautiful gown when you attend the original nationwide tour of gowns, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Riverside Hotel, 620 Las Olas Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. Tickets required. Visit

Saturday, June 2

AARLCC 10-Year Anniversary: Join the Broward Gospel Announcers ­Guild to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Doors open at 11 a.m.  show time is 1 p.m. Tickets $15 online. Visit

Women’s Health Event: Holy Cross Hospital is holding an educational event for women, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., to raise awareness about the risk of heart disease. The first 50 attendees to register will receive free comprehensive wellness screening packages while others will have an option of having screenings at a deeply discounted price at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center, 1000 N.E. 56 St. in Fort
Lauderdale. RSVP by calling 1-866-636-4445.

Sunday, June 3

SunTrust Jazz Brunch: Enjoy free music and great food from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Visit

Thursday, June 7

Prophetic Voices Gathering: Pico United Florida Clergy will gather at Gould’s Park, 21805 S.W. 114th Ave., 10-11:30 a.m. Call 786-493-8342 or 407-520-8714. Clergy invited.
Saturday, June 9

Family Summer Kick-Off: The Healthy Start Coalition of Miami-Dade and the Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe are partnering to host a free day of fun for the entire family, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Fair and Expo Center, 10901 S.W. 24th St., Miami. Call 305-597-3666 or visit

Imani Book Club Discussion: Join the group and several South Florida authors, 1-3 p.m. at the Dania Beach Library, 1 Park Avenue East, Dania Beach. Contact Kristine Hollis at 954-357-7073 or visit

Leonard Pitts Book Reading: The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist is reading from his novel Freeman, 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue in Coral Gables. Freeman tells the story of a man who after the Civil War returns to the South to find his wife, the mother of his only child, whom he left behind 15 years earlier on the Mississippi farm to which they belonged. Free and open to the public. Visit

You Can’t Stop The Beat: A year of hard work and dedication come to a close during Meg Segreto Dance Centre’s annual recital featuring young stars ages 5 to 14 dancing to classic ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop and more, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 N.E. Eighth St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $26.50. Visit

National Marina Day:
Visit Hollywood Marina, 700 Polk Street, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. to enjoy presentations by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, I.G.F.A., Gulf Stream Sailing, F.W.C., Hollywood Police, STAR Center, IPS 911 and Vans Marine. Rock climbing and dog baths available for a donation. This actual event is free. Call 954-921-CORRECT.

Feel the Force:
Hurricane and Other Hazards: The Miami Science Museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami, has joined forces with the International Hurricane Research Center and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers on how to be prepared for extreme weather, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. Visit


Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp:
Registration is now taking place for boys and girls ages 5-15 for the 2012 Summer Program, which will be held at four different locations: the Kendall Club, Northwest Club, South Beach Club and Hank Kline Club. For more information, call Miami-Dade’s Administrative Office at 305-446-9910.

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