Thursday, March 21
African-American Film Festival: Thursdays, March through April 4, 7 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West in Palm Beach. James Drayton, producer, has teamed up with the Kravis Center to bring audiences the eighth season of the acclaimed film series. Featured this year: The Destruction of Black Wall Street:Tulsa, Oklahoma 1921 (March 21); Banished: American Ethnic Cleansings (March 28)
A Deadly Deception: The Tuskegee Experiment (April 4). Tickets $10 per night, $25 for entire festival. Call 561-832-7469 or visit kravis.org
Women’s International Film Festival: 50 films in five days that celebrate women’s dreams, visions and voices, the 8th Annual Women’s International Film and Arts Festival through March 24 at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., in Miami. and various Miami-Dade County venues. Join Jada Pinkett Smith on opening night with her film Free Angela. Tickets start at $10, festival passes available. Visit womensfilmfest.com
Friday, March 22
Business Expo: The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators holds its annual one-stop shop for business needs, 3 – 6 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Visit pbcala.org or to register email name, title and name of your business to firstname.lastname@example.org
Temptations and Four Tops: Two legendary groups that defined the classic Motown sound perform memorable chart-topping hits, 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. West in Palm Beach. Tickets start at $25. Call 561-832-7469 or visit kravis.org
Saturday, March 23
African Designs for Miami Fashion Week: The African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, hosts a trunk show of African fashion designs at 12 noon. The show comes by way of the annual Miami Fashion Week; visit miamifashionweek.com
Jefferson Reaves Health Fair: The Jefferson Reaves Sr. Health Center, a subsidiary of Jackson Health System, hosts a free community health fair for adults and children, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Jefferson Reaves Sr. Health Center, 1009 N.W. Fifth Ave., Miami.
Super Saturday: Families touched by cancer are invited as Gilda’s Club and Camp Kesem host a discussion for parents on self-care while the children participate in a meaningful art workshop at 11:15 a.m. Featured speakers include art therapist Bianca Sassine, and previous Camp Kesem families. RSVP by calling 954-763-6776.
Dance and Fashion Workshop: The Queens Project presents Shakira Marshall from the Fela! World Tour in a fun-filled, interactive Afro-Caribbean Dance Workout/Fashion Workshop, 12 – 2 p.m. at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 N.E. 59th Ter., Miami. Call 305-767-3685 or visit iabta.biz
Pink Slip Rick Breakfast: The Palm Beach County Democrats invite you to join them and Newark, NJ Mayor, Cory Booker from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 1601 Belvedere Avenue in West Palm Beach. Tickets are $50. Call 561-498-0477.
Sunday, March 24
Queen Latifah: Hip-hop’s first lady presents a memorable evening of jazz, blues and soul, 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $25.Call 561-832-7469 or visit kravis.org
Thursday, March 28
Youth Summit to Promote Non-Violence: Youth ages 24 and under are invited to speak out and be heard by a panel of youth leaders and community officials, 1 – 4 p.m. at the Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami. Call 305-375-5730 or email CommunityRelations@miamidade.gov
Friday, March 29
Love Equals An Empty Tomb: Join Biblical Storyteller Christal Walker for family fun and worship, song, dance and an Easter egg hunt, 7 p.m., and Saturday at 4 p.m. at Littman Theater, 17011 N.E. 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. Visit storyteller4life.com or call 305-200-3832 for group sales.
Broadway Unplugged: The District Stage Company with some of Broadway’s hottest performers and songs from some of the most electrifying shows, 8:30 p.m., and Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211th St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Free parking available. Call 786-573-5300 or visit smdcac.org
Sunday, March 31
Giant Easter Egg Hunt: Boomers in Boca, 3100 Airport Rd., is hosting its fifth annual event, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. with a special Unlimited Two Hour Attraction Pass for only $15 per person plus tax. Additional two hours for $5 more. Pass includes unlimited go-karts, bumper boats, mini golf, rock wall, and laser tag.
Register Now for Fit2Play Camps: Keep kids active, fit and engaged during the spring school break with the camps being offered by the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, March 25-29, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with early drop-off available at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up until 6 p.m. Parents may register by visiting the specific park. Some parks offer online registration at miamidade.gov/parks
Scholarship Opportunity: The Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) Community Advisory Committees (CACs) are currently accepting applications for their scholarship program in the amount of $1,500; awarded to students from 16 CAC target areas between the ages of 16-25, currently enrolled in a college or vocational program, or with plans to attend college or a vocational school in the Fall. Applications being accepted through March 29. Download an application at miamidade.gov/socialservices/citizen-participation.asp
Essence of Black Miami Exhibit: The Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida presents an exhibit that reflects the last 20 years of the AT&T Black History Calendar, Tuesdays – Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. through April 30 at the Ward Cultural Tourist Gallery, 249 N.W. Ninth St. Free and open to the public. Visit theblackarchives.org or call 305-636-2390.
Dibia Skills Clinic: Girls and boys ages 8-18 are invited to hone their basketball skills during Spring Break with experienced coaches and trainers from Dibia Athletic Development, March 25 – 28, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Ransom Everglades High School, 2045 S. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Cost is $200. Register at dibiaathletic.com, call 786-543-8826 or email Brandon@dibiaathletic.com