Thursday, March 28
Telling the Story: Breaking the Barrier: Join Miami’s first black police chief, Clarence Dickson, at the Black Police Precinct & Courthouse Museum, 480 N.W. 11th St., Miami at 5:30 p.m. for mixing, mingling, refreshments and reflections. RSVP at 305-329-2513 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Tennis Festival: The Youth & Family Fitness & Wellness Expo hosts to get kids active and excited about tennis, March 28 – 29, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Email email@example.com
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, at 7 p.m. and Saturday 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
Saturday, March 30
Community Health Fair: Get free information and screenings; meet one-on-one and ask the doctor; and enjoy free food, refreshments and kid-friendly entertainment, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Liberty City Health and Wellness Center, 6112 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami. Call 305-503-5154.
Monday, April 1
Teen Poetry Contest: The Miami- Dade Public Library System is inviting youths 12-19 to pick up a pen and participate in its annual National Poetry Month Contest through April 30. Poems must be 20 lines or less and should reflect the theme, Florida’s Unique Place in American History. Entry forms available at any Miami-Dade Branch Library. Call 305-375-BOOK (2665) or visit mdpls.org
Wednesday, April 3
13th Annual Oscar Thomas Memorial People’s Art Exhibition: The traditional springtime unveiling of new works by Florida African World Artists opens 7 – 10 p.m. at Amadlozi Gallery, African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 2166 N.W. 62nd St., Miami, and runs through May 21. Call 305-638-6771 or 305-904-7620.
Health Seminar: Maxine Hamilton, a local internal medicine physician, medical trainer and educator, is conducting a health seminar, 12 – 3 p.m. at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Diabetes, high blood pressure, nutrition and Medicare healthcare plans will be discussed. Refreshments will be served and care packages will be provided for all attendees along with gift certificates and a raffle drawing. Call 954-357-6210.
Very Special Science Fair: The Department of Exceptional Student Education is sponsoring the fair encouraging teachers to instill scientific inquiry and discovery into their instruction, April 3 – 4, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 5
President’s Annual Golf Tournament: At the Country Club of Miami, proceeds support the Florida Memorial University President’s Scholarship Fund. Register at fmuiv.edu or call 305-623-1443.
Saturday, April 6
Youth Entrepreneurship 101: Leadership Conference for ages 12 – 21 at the Wells Recreation Center, 2409 Ave. H, Riviera Beach. Free, lunch provided. Call 561-616-3395 or 561-840-0117.
Leadership Summit: The Beacon Council’s New Leaders Task Force invites young professionals to tackle community issues related to talent retention and workforce development, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus, 300 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, in the Auditorium, Bldg. 1, Rm. 1261. RSVP required at beaconcouncil.com/events
American Girl Fashion Show Auditions: The Embrace Girls Foundation is holding auditions for their first annual fashion show, inspired by the American Girl dolls. They’re looking for the real life Addys and Kirstens, ages 4-13, to serve as models. Auditions will be held 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Kabooms Amusement Center, 9130 SR 84 in Davie; and May 18, 12 to 3 p.m. at the American Girl Store at The Falls Mall, 8888 S.W. 136th St., Miami. There is a $25 participation fee if selected. Email email@example.com or visit embracegirlpower.org
Healthcare and Science Stars of Tomorrow Career Symposium: Featuring health and academic professionals, informational sessions regarding careers, prizes, lunch and snacks for participants and exhibitors, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Inlet Grove Community High School, 600 W. 28th St., Riviera Beach. Call 561-360-3108 or email DrRDuncan3@gmail.com
Mega Pet Adoption Event: The signature event sponsored by the ASPCA will feature hundreds of homeless pets eager to find a forever home, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. at Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Rd. Miami. There will be entertainment, food trucks, a kids fun area and much more. Admission to the park is free, complimentary parking is available in the park. Call 305-749-1825 or visit miamidade.gov/animals
90-Minute Workshops: The Palm Beach Photographic Centre has launched a series of 90-Minute Workshops on such topics as how to maximize iPhones and iPads, Facebook and LinkedIn, iMacs and Photoshop. For a complete list of dates and times call 561-253-2600 or visit workshop.org