Virginia Key Grassroots Festival: Grammy Award winning artists Chaka Khan, the Del McCoury Band and Arrested Development headline Feb. 9-12 along with over 40 other bands. Tickets $30 – $100. Call 786-332-4630 or visit virginiakeygrassroots.org
African Artist Showcase: Mingle at a cocktail reception featuring an exhibit of Prince Emmanuel Abiodun Aderele’s Sacred Art and Music from the Yoruba Empire, 6 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel, 2505 N.W. 87th Ave. in Doral. Call 1-800-593-5447.
Gospel Concert: Enjoy soul-stirring melodies and benefit the 10th annual fundraiser of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County, 5 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 3500 N. Australian Ave. in West Palm Beach. Call 561-840-4132 ext. 103.
Eddie Levert in Concert: The O’Jays’ rock-and-roll Hall of Famer will appear in his concert I Still Have It concert, 8 p.m. at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl. on Red Road in Miramar. Tickets $40, $45 and $50. Call 954-602-4514.
Soweto Gospel Choir: Join this exciting group as they perform African Grace and more, 8 p.m. at Parker Playhouse. Tickets $39.50 – $49.50. Visit parkerplayhouse.com
Saturday, Feb. 11
Rose Colored Monologues and Dining: Take your valentine to hear spoken word with a twist, dinner, dancing and games, 6 p.m. in the Showroom of Dave and Busters, 3000 Oakwood Blvd. in Hollywood. Tickets $40 – $50. Call 954-646-7955 or visit rosecoloredmonologues.com
I (Heart) Genesis: In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Genesis Community Health will open its doors and hearts to the community at a special Open Clinic Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 564 E. Woolbright Rd. in Boynton Beach. Call 561-735-6553 or visit gencomhealth.org
Be My Valentine: The Falls Shopping, Dining and Entertainment Complex invites South Florida families to celebrate love during its first Club Falls event that will offer cookie
decorating activities and Valentine's Day-themed arts and crafts, 2-4 p.m. at The Falls at Center Court, 8888 S.W. 136 St. in Miami. Call 305-255-4571 or visit shopthefalls.com
Sunday, Feb. 12
Annual Walk for Life: Raise awareness for bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants and have fun at the same time during Gift of Life’s Second Annual 5K Walk/Run. The day will include lively music, face painting, and other activities for children. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Call 561-982-2900.
New Way Fellowship Family Reunion: All former members of the church are invited to worship at the 11 a.m. service at New Way Fellowship Praise & Worship Center with Bishop Victor T. Curry and the New Birth Baptist Church
family. Arrive at New Birth at 10:45 a.m. Call New Way at 305-625-7246.
Gordon Schools Story Hour: Join us for a children’s story hour featuring a Tu B'Shevat story and activity led by Gordon Early Childhood Center teacher Melissa Shub, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave. in Coral Gables. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Valentine's Day Speed Dating: Hip-hop dating coach Yo Jeff Carroll combines healthy tips on dating and ro-mance with the fun and lively subculture of hip-hop to help people maximize their romantic potential at a special Valentine’s Day Singles Social and Speed Dating event, 6 p.m. at the Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar. Program is free and open the public but reservations are requested. Visit blogs.realhealthmag.com and call the Miramar Branch Library reference desk, 954-437-1806, ext. 225, to reserve a seat.
Thursday, Feb. 16
Rendezvous at BrickellHouse: Newgard Development Group and Cervera Real Estate invite you to join them for a block party that will feature live music by Miami’s own DJ Le Spam, delicious cocktails and cuisine from some of Miami’s best gourmet restaurants on wheels, 6-9 p.m. at 1300 Brickell Bay Drive in Miami. Call 1-888-406-0267 or email email@example.com
Friday, Feb. 17
Jazz Roots: In celebration of Black History Month, the Adrienne Arsht Center presents Blues and Soul featuring Grammy winner Robert Cray and Grammy-nominated blues sensation Shemekia Copeland, 8 p.m. at 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Tickets $25 – $135. Call 305-949-6722 or visit arshtcenter.org
Saturday, Feb. 18
Strawberry Festival: The Pine Jog Elementary Parent-Teacher Association is sponsoring the fourth annual event, 4 p.m. at the school, 6315 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach. There will be music, games, fresh strawberries and vegetables, petting zoo and more. Call 561-656-5401 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Scenes from Africa: Photographs by Samuel Spear Jr.: An intimate portrait of the diversity of culture and humanity, as shown through the lens of an avid traveler. Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 N.W. Fifth Ave., Delray Beach. Admission $5, call 561-279-8883 or email email@example.com