Thursday, March 31
Sister 2 Sister Exhibit Reception: At 6 p.m., join Sister Idya, Nzingah Oniwosan and Niki Lopez for a reception for Expressions of African-American Women in Colors and Words at the Old Dillard Museum, 1009 NW 4th St. in Ft. Lauderdale. For more information or to RSVP, call 754-322-8828.
Free Outdoor Movie Night in Boynton Beach: Join the Boynton Beach CRA at 8 p.m. for a free jumbo screen showing of Toy Story 3 at the Ocean Avenue Amphitheatre, 129 E. Ocean Ave. in Boynton Beach. Food vendors will offer a variety of delicious food and drinks for purchase. Bring your folding chairs or blankets! Please, no pets allowed. For more information, call 561-742-6246 or visit www.boyntonbeachcra.com.
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. In honor of Jazz Appreciation Month, the program will spotlight two of the world’s leading jazz guitarists, the legendary Al Di Meola and Lee Ritenour. Tickets range from $25 to $130 and may be purchased through the Adrienne Arsht Center box office by calling 305-949-6722, or online at www.arshtcenter.org.
Saturday, April 2
Miami Dance Festival: Join Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at 8 p.m. at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road on Miami Beach, for the opening night of the 2011 festival. The company will present the World Premiere of Cesary Cleopatra by award-winning choreographer Ilisa Rosal. Tickets begin at $25 for general admission, $20 for seniors and $15 for students. The festival runs April 2 – May 15. Tickets are available online at: www.momentumdance. com. For more information, call 305-858-7002.
Side Effects…Hurting People Hurt People: This dramatic play, written and produced by Antonio G. Wells, will be shown at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and the play begins at 3 p.m.. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, call 954-625-2810.
Seafarers’ House 5K Walk/Run: Join the fun inside Port Everglades, 1850 Eller Dr., in Fort Lauderdale at 5:30 p.m. The certified course takes runners and walkers through the Port, past the world famous Terminal 18 cruise terminal and Seafarers’ House. Following the race, there will be an awards presentation, a picnic barbecue and entertainment. All proceeds benefit Seafarers’ House. The event is open to the public. For information, contact Mike Lee at 305-360- 1385 or visit www.seafarershouse.org. Project Runway’s Anthony Williams at
MACY’s: Join Williams from season 7 of the show for a special live fashion challenge at Macy’s at Pembroke Lakes Mall Fashion
Store – Level Two, 11605 Pines Blvd. in Pembroke Pines. Anthony will select Macy’s shoppers to participate in a fashion battle to
create the most stylish and put-together looks with the latest spring trends. After a mini runway show, the audience will choose the best look and the winner will receive a $100 Macy’s gift card. For more information, contact Elizabeth Margo at 305-577-6791 or email Elizabeth.Margo@macys.com.
Tuesday, April 5
3rd Annual Very Special Science Fair: The Department of Exceptional Student Education is sponsoring the fair for over 500 students with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder, grades K -12. This year’s fair will be held April 5-6, at the Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach. The fair allows students with significant disabilities the opportunity to participate in scientific inquiry and discovery. For more information, contact Linda Laverty at 561-434-8181 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.