calendar-2_web.jpgFriday Sept 02

Judge Karen Mills-Francis Author Reading:  Meet former Miami-Dade Judge and television Judge Karen Mills-Francis at 1 p.m. at the Model City Branch, 2211 NW 54 St. in Miami, for a special book reading of her latest work, Stay In Your Lane. For more information, visit an  Saved click on Calendar of Events or call 305-375-BOOK.


Saturday Sept 03

Bikes, Baseball & Fun: Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz is sponsoring the 4th Annual Kids & Families Bike Run, beginning at 2 p.m. at Peterson’s Harley Davidson South, 19825 S. Dixie Hwy. Bikers will travel to Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd. to attend a pre-game party, the Marlins vs. Phillies match-up, and post-game concert. Tickets start at $20 for outfield terrace seats, and $30 for field box. Proceeds benefit the Kids & Families Foundation, which helps local children undergoing treatment for cancer and other serious illnesses. For more information, contact Rene Sardina at 786-486-6066.

Back 2D Basics: Enjoy 70s, 80s and 90s music with Soul Express and Friends at 9 p.m. at Genesis Lounge, 6455 West Commercial Blvd. in Tamarac. Admission is $15. For more information, visit

Introduction to Grant Writing Workshop: Attend this free session for individual organizations from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Pre-register by Aug. 26) at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, contact Norman Powell at 954-624-5213 or email

Sunday Sept 04

SunTrust Jazz Brunch: Enjoy free music, the Florida sunshine and people coming together from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District. For complete ticket information, call 954-462-0222.

Monday Sept 05
Labor Day

Friday Sept 09
Pamper Me Pinkk: Come enjoy an evening of pampering and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquis, 1100 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami. A menu of services will be available upon arrival. To RSVP or for more information, call or text 786-290-5313.

Saturday Sept 10
Return To Forever Concert: The renowned group will debut a historic new lineup this summer on a massive tour of 32 U.S. cities that begins at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Stage time is 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 to $100 and may be purchased at

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