Thursday, April 24
Why Are Black Women So Angry: Part Three From A Male’s Perspective: The Urban League of Greater Miami continues the dynamic discussion on emotional challenges facing black women from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the League’s Freedom Hall, 8400 NW 25 Ave., Miami. Call 305-696-4450 ext. 213 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Before Breakfast: The Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County presents “Answers to All Your Banking Questions,” featuring bankers Gillian Ebanks-Knowles and Regina Thomson at 7:45 a.m., at IBERIABANK, 1315 West Indiantown Road, Jupiter. Refreshments will be served. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members in advance, and $20 at the door. Register at blackchamberpbc.com and email email@example.com for more information.
Y.E.S. Conference 2014: The New Beginning Enrichment Center is hosting a conference under the theme “B R.E.A.L.: Ready, Empowered, Authentic, Ladies,” April 24-27 at 2398 NW 119 St, Miami. The conference will feature Adriann Freeman-Lewis of the group Rizen at its Thursday worship service and Friday concert. On Saturday, Beauty Schools of America will sponsor free grooming and nail services for women. Sunday morning worship service will feature Sonja Foster as guest speaker at 10 a.m. Call 305-681-0119.
Friday, April 25
Overheard: StaceyAnn Chin: The Jamaican-born artist, poet and LGBT-rights activist will discuss her life through poetry, prose and unmistakable wit at 8 p.m., at Broward College, South Campus Performing & Cultural Arts Theatre, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines. Admission is $10 and free for students with ID. Autographed copies of Chin’s memoir, The Other Side of Paradise, will be available for purchase. Contact Lamar Lovelace at 954-201-8719 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit bsoca.org/events
Food Sharing: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson, Inner City Ministry and Farm Share will sponsor a food distribution from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, 1701 NW 66 St. Miami. For other information, contact Edmonson’s district office, 305-636-2331.
Mayor Tondreau’s Financial Opportunities Workshop: Entrepreneurs and business owners hoping to expand or renovate their business are invited to this financing workshop from 3:30 – 6 p.m., at Joe Celestin Center, 1525 NW 135 St., North Miami. Business owners will have the opportunity to meet with and receive information from the North Miami Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), local banks, and non-profit and government agencies offering small business assistance about available financing resources and options. Contact Dan Lima at 305-899-0272 or email email@example.com
Jazz at MOCA: South Florida’s longest running free outdoor jazz concert series will feature Marlow Rosado, the 2013 Grammy winner for Best Tropical Latin Album: Retro, at 8 p.m., at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Enjoy these outdoor performances on the last Friday of every month in the MOCA Plaza. Galleries are open by donation the last Friday of every month from 7-10 p.m. Call 305-893-6211 or visit mocanomi.org
Saturday, April 26
Health Fair: The Little Haiti Optimist Club in partnership with the Miami Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and the City of Miami NET office will host the inaugural Little Haiti Health & Fitness Fair from noon-3 p.m. at the Little Haiti Soccer Park, 6301 NE Second Ave., Miami. The event is free and open to the public. Healthcare professional s will provide education about nutrition, diet and exercise, childhood obesity, HIV/AIDS, mental health and chronic diseases such as diabetes. Complimentary health screenings will be provided.
Youth Summit 2014: The Urban League of Palm Beach County presents “Stand Tall for Your Future” from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at Gaines Park, 1501 N. Australian Ave. Topics include bullying, general health prevention, violence prevention and more. Visit pbcyouthsummit.org
A Concert for Wounded Warriors: The Allen West Foundation and Wounded Warriors of South Florida present Rockin’ Red, White and Blues from noon-4 p.m., at BB King’s Blues Club, City Place, in West Palm Beach. Admission is $10. Contact John Mac at 561-997-6776.
Fort Lauderdale Cares Day: Join the City of Fort Lauderdale, your neighbors and friends for a day of volunteering in the city. Find locations and times where you can give back by contacting the Neighbor Volunteer Office at 954-828-8658.
Henpecked: Enjoy an inspirational stage play which tells the modern day love story of the Biblical couple Hosea and Gomer at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. In this world of internet dating and complaints of difficulty in finding a good man, Pastor Michael Ford is having a rough time maintaining his respect and his manhood in the eyes of his congregation, who cannot believe he has not put his wife in her place. Henpecked deals with the raw truth about the hidden emotions of a good man and is the ultimate story of unconditional love and forgiveness. Admission is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling 954-228-5536 or visiting traciebonnick.com
F.A.C.T Festival: With a mission to make North Miami a safer place to live, work and play, the Families Against Crime Together (F.A.C.T.) Festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at North Miami Senior High School, 13100 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami. It is both a family-fun event and one that provides serious educational topics and resources to families of North Miami and neighboring communities. The event unites local agencies, including law enforcement, social services and education, to provide the facts on a wide range of services available for families in South Florida. Call 305-891-0294, ext. 23200.
Tuesday, April 29
North Miami Police Memorial Ceremony: A memorial ceremony in honor of Sgt. Carl W. Mertes, Det. Sergeant Steven E. Bauer and Sergeant Lynette Hodge is scheduled for 9 a.m., at North Miami Police Headquarters, 700 NE 124 St. For more information, call 305-891-8294, ext. 23200 23200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, April 30
Tyler Perry’s Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned: You can’t scorn a woman and think you’ve achieved an accomplishment. It never works out. Come experience a story filled with drama, laughter and intrigue as only Tyler Perry can tell it Wednesday, April 30 and Thursday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m., at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Visit jlkc.com
Friday, May 2
Santana in Concert: Join the pioneer of fused rock and Latin American music at 8 p.m., at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Fort Lauderdale. Tickets range from $65 to $135. Visit eventful.com