Thursday, July 19
It's All Overtown — One Night…One World: Join NBA champion Alonzo Mourning and wife Tracy, 6-10 p.m., for a premier annual fundraiser to benefit the Overtown Youth Center, at the recently redesigned Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cwy., Key Biscayne. Join Mistress of Ceremonies Belkys Nerey to enjoy entertainment, food, specialty cocktails of multicultural inclusion and an auction featuring autographed memorabilia from the 2012 NBA Champion Miami Heat. Tickets start at $125 and can be purchased at overtownyouth.org
Immigration Town Hall: Come and be informed about recent immigration policy changes by an immigration lawyer, accountant and tax expert, 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 19 at the Holy Family Episcopal Church, 18501 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami and Thursday, July 26 at A Place of Restoration, 7636 Margate Blvd., Margate. Call 954-963-8555 or 305-648-3909.
International Business Group Networking Breakfast: Participate in an open discussion on the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s international agenda for the new program year and more, 8 a.m. at the chamber, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Ballroom Level, Miami. Registration $15 in advance, $5 onsite. Visit miamichamber.com
Saturday, July 21
3rd Annual Hangout Day: Feeding South Florida will team up with Stars of Tomorrow, Inc., Tampa Bay Buccaneers player E.J. Biggers and Philadelphia Eagles player Max Jean-Gilles to provide a mobile food pantry, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Patricia A. Mishcon Athletic Field, 16501 N.E. 15th Ave., North Miami Beach. Visit feedingsouthflorida.org
Library Building Program: The public is invited to a series of three meetings/workshops to help finalize the library building program for the new Pompano Beach Branch Library, 1213 E. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Call 954-786-2181 for information on which session you should attend.
Sunday, July 22
Bring Your Child to Books and Books: Join the Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation for a children’s story and activity about kindness to animals and Noah’s Ark at 10:30 a.m. at Books & Books in Coral Gables, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Call 305-442-4408.
Monday, July 23
Basketball Camp with Miami Heat NBA Champ James Jones: Students ages
8-18 can join NBA champion James Jones for an intense basketball training experience in a fun and exciting environment at the 2012 Dibia Elite Basketball Skills Camp, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily, through July 27, at Ransom Everglades High School, 3575 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. Registration $300, sponsors welcome. For more information call 786-543-8826 or visit dibiaathletic.com
Friday, July 27
Culture Clash: African Diaspora fashion and arts show, 7 p.m. – 11 p.m., 1310 Gallery (Sailboat Bend Artists’ Lofts/Artspace), 1310 S.W. Second Ct., Fort Lauderdale. Free and open to the public. Call Niki Lopez, 305-975-6262. 2012 Singles Conference: Ronn Elmore is guest speaker, 7:30 p.m. at The Faith Center, 5555 N.W. 95th Ave., Sunrise. Call 954-742-7832.
Party Like a ROC Star: Relying On Christ Ministries presents single’s after party, 10 p.m., Plantation Renaissance Hotel, 1230 S. Pine Island Rd., Plantation. Tickets $40. Special guests include DJ “Big Man Kelly” from Hot 105 and 99 Jamz. Call 954-742-7832, or visit facebook.com/tfcrocministry
Shark: Throughout July at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale this major exhibition contains photographs, sculptures and video as well as a section devoted to the sensational impact of the 1975 Steven Spielberg film Jaws. It is guest curated by acclaimed wildlife artist, author and environmentalist Richard Ellis.
International Day of Fasting & Praying: Honorable Sandra Grant Griffiths, the Jamaican General Consul, invites you to pray and fast for Jamaica’s spiritual renewal and transformation, 6:30 p.m. at the Holy Family Episcopal Church, 18501 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami. Call 954-249-5073.
Fort Mose: Through July 29 the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, 170 N.W. Fifth Ave., Delray Beach, hosts Colonial America’s Black Fortress of Freedom, the traveling exhibit from the Florida Museum of Natural History exploring the history of America’s first legally sanctioned free black community, Fort Mose. Hours 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday; Saturday by appointment; closed Sundays. Admission $5; members free. Call 561-279-8883 or visit spadymuseum.org
The Fabulous 40s: The life and Times of Blacks in Fort Lauderdale Between 1940 & 1950 exhibit at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-357-6282.