calendar_web.jpgThursday 07.21

Brown Bag Luncheon: The Broward County Historical Commission, 301 Harmon (S.W. 13th) Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, will host its Historical Lunch Program at 12 p.m. For more information, contact Helen Landers at 954-357-5514 or For information on parking, call the Historical Commission at 954-357-5553.

Business Resource Open House: The Miami-Dade Public Library System will host this event for business owners from 12 to 7 p.m. at the Main Library, 101 West Flagler Street in downtown. For more information, call 305-375-5231.

DMV To Go: The Miami-Dade County Office of Community Advocacy and the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will offer residents a convenient central location in downtown Miami for services such as license renewals and identification cards at the Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 NW 1st St., in the main lobby from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more information, call 305-375-5730.

Future of Space Exploration: Learn about this subject at 12 noon with Russell R. Romanella, associate director of NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida at the Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call 954-357-7443.

Friday 07.22

Immunizations Offered:
The Broward County Health Department will offer immunizations to children from birth to 18 years of age at 9 a.m. at the Lauderhill Mall, 1267 N. State Rd. 7 in Lauderhill. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and have all immunization records and
documents present. For more information, call 754-321-2300.

Zo’s Summer Groove:
NBA Champ Alonzo Mourning hosts the 15th annual charity event that includes golf, comedy, concert, benefit dinner, youth summit, youth basketball clinic, sports conference, and numerous exclusive functions.This year's event will be held from July 22-24, with proceeds benefiting Alonzo Mourning Charities. For more information, visit or call 305-476-0095.

Saturday 07.23

Hanna-Heastie-Tynes Family and Friends Picnic: Join the family for fun, games, good food and fellowship at 11 a.m. at Snyder Park, 3299 SW 4th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Fees are $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 4 to 9 and free for toddlers 3 and under. For more information, call 305-773-9466 or email

Post Adoption Support Summit: Miami Dade County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association will host this event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for people who have adopted children in South Florida at the Miami Museum of Science, 3280 South Miami Ave.  Admission is $5. You must RSVP. For more informationor to RSVP call 305-469-1157 or 305-308-5881.

Wedsday 07.27

North Broward Democratic Club Hosts Rodney Statham: Join the club at 7:30 p.m. as Statham, Zone Coordinator for Florida AFL-CIO, gives an update on redistricting and new congressional and state legislative maps at the Emma Lou Olson Civic Center, 1801 NE 16th St. in Pompano Beach. For more information, call Joanne Goodwin at 954-783-8232.

Thursday 07.28

Greater Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce Inaugural Event: Join this group from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at El Dorado Furniture, 4200 NW 167th St. in Miami Gardens for a night of networking, refreshments, door prizes and more. You must RSVP by July 25. For more information, call 305-414-1949 or email

Saturday 07.30

Black Love Discussion:
Come to the the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. to listen to a panel of experts, including author Lori S. Jones Gibbs, discuss the question, “Is Black Love Alive and Well?” For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Empowerment Conference: The Collective Banking Group of Miami-Dade and Vicinity, Inc. and Florida Memorial University present the 5th Annual Empowerment Conference under the theme "Understanding Your Options." For more information and updates, visit

Sunday 07.31

lladelph Legends Hip Hop Festival: Hip Hop choreographer and Guggenheim Fellow Rennie Harris brings the 2011 festival to Miami from July 31 to August from 9 5 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St. in Cutler Bay and Miami Light Project, 404 NW 26th St. in Miami. For more information and updates, visit

Triathlon: The South Florida Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society is sponsoring their 20th Annual Olympic and Sprint Distance event at Marine Stadium, 3501 Rickenbacker Cswy,. in Miami at 6:40 a.m. and 7:15 a.m. respectively. For more information, call 305-274-7411; email or visit


Collective Banking Group Meetings: For more information and updates, visit
Job Preparation Seminars:
A series of hour-long seminars designed to improve your job preparation skills will be offered at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, on Mondays at 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 5:30 and 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Minority and Women Business Expo: The School Board of Broward County will host its annual event on Thursday, August 4, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Piper High School, 8000 NW 44th St. in Sunrise. Admission is free. For more information, visit or call Keith Roberts or Marcy Houser at 754-321-0550.

The events calendar is published each Thursday. Please send your event to by the preceding Friday at 10 a.m.