veronica-stuart_web.jpgFriday, July 6

Race: Catalyst Miami invites its friends to a night at the theater and cocktail reception at 7:30 p.m. at GableStage, The Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables, for an advanced viewing of the play Race – about two lawyers, one black, one white, who defend a wealthy white executive against the charge of raping a young black woman – as well as to honor two of Miami’s greatest advocates, Miguel Milanes and Marvin Dunn. Visit

Saturday, July 7

Broward County Talent Show: HOLY-wood Records and the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) present a showcase, 4-8 p.m. at the library, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale. The show will be hosted by Grammy/Stellar nominee Prodigal Son/Red Fur, and prizes include a record deal, promotion, marketing, a music video, cash and more. Admission is $12 for adults and $7 for students with proof of ID. Vendors welcome. Call 954-357-7224.

Sunday, July 8

Rhythm and Blues meets Reggae: Friends and Family Forever presents this cultural fusion of food and music at Miramar Regional Park on Miramar Parkway. Gates open at 2 p.m. Visit

Tuesday, July 10

Food Distribution & Health Fair: Join Curley’s House, 9 a.m. at 5800 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami on the second Tuesday of each month as they help the underserved. Vendors welcome but must provide own tables and chairs. RSVP by calling 305-759-9805.

Imagination Squared: People of all ages are invited to take part in a community art project to decorate identical five-inch squares, which will be available at three Broward County Library locations in Pembroke Pines, that will be placed together to create a community mural. Dates range from July 10-14. For more information, contact Susan Hill, 954-538-9956 ext. 244 or email

Saturday, July 14

Master Step Class: The McIntyre Institute offers this fun-filled class for students ages 12 and up from 12:40 to 2 p.m. at the Don Shula Hotel, 6482 Main Street, Miami Lakes. Registration $15 for individuals with group discounts available. Call 954-345-3949 or visit


Lion County Safari: Drive past park animals, enjoy petting zoo, rides and other attractions, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily, 2003 Lion County Rd., Loxahatchee, call 561-793-1084.

Personal & Bereavement Support: Set Free Ministries through Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith Church Inc. offers support to all bereaved families, significant others and friends whether the death is recent or in the past. The church is here for you spiritually, emotionally and in a nonjudgmental manner. For more information contact Elder George N. Gibson at 786-488-2108.

Clematis By Night: Chill out South Florida style, 6-9:00 p.m. every Thursday night in Centennial Square at the end of Clematis Street along the Intracoastal in downtown West Palm Beach. Free; visit

Photo: Veronica Stuart