calendar_web.jpgThursday, Jan. 5

Miami History Class: The popular Miami and South Florida History class returns, Thursday evenings Jan. 5 at the Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave., Bldg. 3, Room 2217, Miami. Historian Dr. Paul George will teach the class. Visit

Clematis By Night: West Palm Beach's free weekly concert series on the new downtown waterfront every Thursday, 6-9 p.m, Centennial Square at the Waterfront Commons. More info at 561-822-1515 or

Friday, Jan. 6

The One Night Stand for Singles: If you’re single and looking to start the New Year with a new perspective on relationships, Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church, 10701 S.W. 184th St. in Perrine is the place to be at 8 p.m. when  Dr. R. A. Vernon, Pastor of The Word Church in Cleveland, Ohio will kick off his 2012 national tour for his latest book, 10 Rules of Dating. Call 305-251-5753 or visit

Saturday, Jan. 7

Highway to a Husband: Calling all sisters! Join award-winning journalists Julia Yarbough and Silva Harapetian to learn how to create change and a new you, 1 p.m. at the Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave. Visit

Healthy Living at Winn Dixie:
Join the grocery giant from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Aventura store, 20417 Biscayne Blvd., to enjoy delicious, healthy foods as well as complimentary cholesterol check, health screenings, glucose readings and relaxing chair massages.

Sunday, Jan. 8

Jazz at the UU: The Unitarian Universalist Jazz Series presents magical duo Tim Buchholz and Tom Lippincott, 4 p.m. at the church, 7701 S.W. 76th Ave., Miami. Tickets $15 for adults, $10 for kids. Call Andrea at 305-299-9958.

Monday, Jan. 9

Red Ribbon Heroes: The Communities Advocating Emergency AIDS Relief (CAEAR) Coalition, a national non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of HIV/AIDS service programs, will hold its 11th Annual Partnership Awards Dinner, 6:30 p.m. at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden. Tickets $125 per person. Visit

Relay For Life of Hope: The American Cancer Society will host this kickoff event with food, games, entertainment and prizes for the whole community to enjoy, 6 p.m. at Jaco Pastorius Park, 1098 N.E. 40th Ct., Oakland Park. Call Maureen Mann at  954-351-5955 or email

Small Business Tax Help: The City of Hollywood will host a free workshop facilitated by Martin Nebojsic from Nebojsic & Associates, P.A., 6-7:45 p.m. at the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Call Vielka Quintero at 954-921-3388.

Wed., Jan. 11

The Music of Duke Ellington: Gold Coast Jazz Society continues its 20th anniversary season with The Duke Ellington Legacy Band, 7:45 p.m. in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Founded by Ellington’s grandchildren, this nine-piece jazz ensemble is dedicated to keeping his greatest jazz hits alive. Tickets $40. Visit

How to Network Effectively: The City of Hollywood in partnership with the Jim Moran Institute will host a free workshop facilitated by Dr. Jerry Oysteryoung, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hollywood Branch Library, 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Call Vielka Quintero at

Homeowner Seminar: Kaye & Bender P.L. present a complimentary seminar covering the new homeowner, condominium and cooperative laws, 6:30 p.m. at the Hallandale Cultural Community Center, 410 S.E. Third St., Hallandale Beach. RSVP at 954-776-1999, ext. 230 or email KayeBenderSeminar

Wild Evening: If you’re 21 or older, join the Miami Science Museum for a free night as they explore the wonders of nature through conservation, 6:30 p.m. at the museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Call Ruth Robinson at 305-646-4249 or email

West Palm Beach Green Market: Saturdays, downtown at Waterfront Commons, 101 S. Flagler Dr. Call 561-822-1515 or visit

Lake Worth Farmers Market: Saturdays at Waterside, N.E. corner of Lake Avenue and A1A. Call 561-283-5856 or visit lake

Liberty City Farmer’s Market at TACOLCY: Come out for fresh fruits, veggies and other organic yummies from 12-6 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday to TACOLCY, 6161 N.W. Ninth Ave. in Miami. Call 305-751-1295.