whitney_houston_2_web.jpgThursday, Dec. 20

Girl Power: The Girls’ Choir of Miami presents The Sounds of Motown with a special musical tribute to pop diva “Whitney Houston” during their first annual Holiday Concert Extravaganza, 6:30 pm. at Beth David Congregation, 2625 S.W. Third Ave., Miami. Bring the entire family and enjoy an evening of musical talent filled with holiday cheer.  Light refreshments will be served immediately following the performance. Tickets $30 for adults, $20 for children/seniors. Visit girlschoirofmiami.eventbrite.com

Holiday Party: The Miami Dade League of Women’s Voters invites you to their Holiday Gathering, 6 – 8 p.m. at Villagio at Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables. Admission $10. RSVP at events@lwvmiamdade.org

Saturday, Dec. 22

Bicycle Giveaway: Parents will receive raffle tickets for a chance to win one of more than 100 bicycles being distributed by Commissioner Timothy Holmes, host of the Annual Bicycle Giveaway sponsored by the city of Opa-locka, at noon in the Courtyard of Historic City Hall on Sharazad Boulevard.

Sunday, Dec. 23

Discounted Miami Dolphins Tickets: Support Palm Beach State College by purchasing tickets to see the Dolphins play the Bills, with 400 Level tickets $35 and 100 Level tickets $102. For more information or large groups of 12 or more, call Clayton Idle at 305-943-6697 or email at Cidle@dolphins.com

Thursday, Dec. 27

Dibia Holiday Clinic: ’Tis the season to hone your basketball skills with experienced coaches and trainers from Dibia Athletic Development, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. through Dec. 29 at Ransom Everglades High School, 2045 S. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Cost $100. Call 786-543-8826 or email Brandon@dibiaathletic.com

Friday, Dec. 28

Broadway Songbook: The District Stage Company presents an evening with Miami’s own Broadway stars Andy Señor and Henry Gainza singing songs from their songbooks, sharing stories and anecdotes about their careers in the theater business while fulfilling their Broadway dreams, 8:30 p.m., and 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 29, at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Call 786-573-5300 or visit smdcac.org

Historic Victory Theater Closes: The Fabulous Forties on the Avenue exhibit and the Victory Theater within the exhibit will permanently close in January, but will have matinee showings every Saturday at 1 p.m. through December 29 at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Holiday classics showing include It’s a Wonderful Life, A Christmas Carol and Stormy Weather. Call 954-357-6282 for more information.

Home for Every Holiday Pet Adoption: Adopt a pet from Animal Services Shelter, 7401 N.W. 74th St., Miami, seven days a week through Dec. 31. Visit miamidade.gov/animals

Free Kuumba Annual Kwanzaa Art Exhibition: Celebrate the seven principles of traditional African community values through great art, now thru Jan. 21 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in the Amadlozi Gallery, 2166 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Liberty City. Free and open to the public.

Register Now for the 2013 Season at The McIntyre Institute: Join the ranks of hundreds of students who have answered their call to dance for the Lord at the world-renowned school of dance and education. Registration fee $6 now through December 31.