calendar-2_web.jpgThursday, Oct. 31

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program:
Small business owners are invited to learn about all aspects of the 10KSB program including the benefits, the criteria, how to apply and what to expect, Oct. 31 at 3 p.m., at Miami Dade College’s InterAmerican Campus, 627 SW 27 Ave., Room 3103, Miami and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m., at Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Education Center, 6200 NW Seventh Ave., Miami. Call 305-237-0305. Visit mdc.edu/10ksb

Halloween at Boomers: Join Boomers Dania Beach for an evening of fun and specials. Come dressed in your costume, trick or treat at different attractions and get great deals. This day only, you can purchase a Starter Pass, good for three single use attraction tickets for only $5.  You can also upgrade your Starter Pass to a Pro Pass for only $5 more.  Visit boomersparks.com to print the coupon necessary to purchase.

Friday, Nov. 1

Calling All Professionals: Mix, mingle and connect with the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Celebrity Restaurant & Lounge, 1300 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach. Admission is free for members who bring a paying guest, $10 for members without a guest, $15 for non-members and $20 at the door. RSVP at events@blackchamberpbc.com

Saturday, Nov. 2

5K Walk-Run: Fitness buffs, walkers, runners and joggers are invited to the Cell-abration 5K Walk/Run for Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County & the Treasure Coast at 7:30 a.m., at  Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11 Place, Lauderhill. The annual event benefits the programs and outreach of the organizations. Registration is $25 for adults and $10 for children. Call 561-833-3113, visit sicklecellpalmbeach.org or email thesicklecellfoundation@yahoo.com

A Devastating Impact Stage P
lay: How does Freda, a 19-year old college student who is a virgin, never did drugs or had a drug transfusion become HIV positive? See the dramatic journey for yourself at 1 and 6 p.m. respectively, at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $20 and $15 for students and seniors. Visit tccaflorida.eventbrite.com

Grand Gala Ball and Awards Luncheon: The Jamaican American Bar Association presents its signature grand affair hosted by Oliver Samuels at 6:30 p.m., at Sheraton Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania. For tickets and information, call 305-510-3870.


Tuesday, Nov. 5

Veteran’s Fair: Broward College’s North Campus will host a veterans fair highlighting services and resources available to veterans at the college and in the community from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Building 46, Room 152. The keynote speaker will be Brian Fleming, a combat-wounded military veteran and resiliency coach for the U.S. military who is also an author, motivational speaker, mentor and producer. Contact the Student Life Department at 954-201-2325.

Friday, Nov. 8

Golden Veteran’s Parade: Join the 50th Anniversary of South Florida’s welcome back celebration for Vietnam veterans and salute to Bay of Pigs and to all war veterans at noon, in downtown Miami. Gather in front of Bayfront Park for a free concert with Willy Chirino, 13th Army Band and Grand Funk Railroad. Call Jose 305-599-1200.

Afro-Brazilian Dance Concert: The Adrienne Arsht Center is proud to present the return of BALÉ FOLCLÓRICO DA BAHIA, Brazil’s premier folkloric dance company at 8:30 p.m., in the John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Celebrating its 25 anniversary, the company returns to South Florida with its 38-member troupe of dancers, singers and musicians who perform dance pieces of Afro-Brazilian origin including slave dances, capoeira, samba and Carnival celebrations. Tickets are $35, $50 and $65. Call 305-949-6722 or visit arshtcenter.org

Saturday, Nov. 9

Fisk Jubilee Singers in Concert:
Join the historically renowned Fisk Jubilee Singers from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee as they perform classic spirituals with guest singers from the Coral Reef High School Choral at 8 p.m., at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St.,Cutler Bay. Tickets range from $20 to $37.50. A limited number of $10 youth tickets are available for ages 12 and under. Call 786-573-5300 John Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic: Come enjoy family friendly fun and a delicious assortment of food at noon at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 East 65 St., Hialeah. Parking is $10.

UHI Community Care Clinic Gala: Have a great time at 6:30 p.m., at Mehfil Restaurant, 8580 NW 44 St., Lauderhill. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children over the age of five. Contact Khalid Mirza at 305-904-0074. Visit uhicommunitycareclinic.com

Sunday, Nov. 10

Scholarship Fundraising Dinner: Dress to impress at McVIS Inc.’s “An Evening of Elegance: A College Scholarship, Fund Raising Dinner” at 4 p.m., at the Sheraton Suite Plantation, 311 N. University Dr., Plantation. The keynote speaker is Lillian Lincoln Lambert, a successful entrepreneur and the first African-American woman to earn a Harvard MBA. There will also be live singing performances by The Virtues and Sherell Rosegreen, a silent auction, raffles, door prize and more. Tickets are $80 or $750 for a table of 10. Purchase at Rainbow Variety Store, 4124 NW 21 St., Lauderhill. Call 954-733-6580 or 754-223-2410.

Ongoing:

Feed the Homeless:
S.E.E.K. Inc. will feed the homeless in the City of Overtown every first Saturday of each month from 2-4 p.m., between 14-15 streets and First Avenue.  S.E.E.K. Inc. is a not-for-profit organization serving youth of diverse backgrounds by providing public services that promote self-advocacy skills, strategic thinking skills, and community involvement to become lifelong problem solvers. Email seekingempowerment@gmail.com