calendar_web.jpgThursday, May 5

Romance in a Can Film Festival: Red Chemistry, Inc., presents the Opening Night of the six-day festival that screens films from over ten European countries at 7:30 p.m. at the Anglers Hotel, 660 Washington Ave. on Miami Beach. For more information, call 786-285-1168.

The Writer’s Institute: The Florida Center for Literary Arts at Miami Dade College presents a four-day workshop, May 4 to 7 at the Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. Fees range from $40 to $500. For more information, call 305-237-3940 or email

Friday, May 6

Not in My Name: Ray Sullivan's new choreography about holy war and natural disasters will be performed by the Miami Contemporary Dance Company at 8 p.m., May 6 and 7 at the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd. on Miami Beach. Tickets are $20, $25 and $35 with limited $15 student and senior tickets available at the box office. For more information, call 305-674-1040.

Parkinson’s Disease Symposium: From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the American Parkinson Disease Association will host Keys to Understanding & Coping, their annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium at the Marriott at Boca Center, 5150 Town Center Circle in Boca Raton. Registration required; $15 per person. For more information or to register, call 1-800-825-2732

Free Outdoor Movie Series: Join the Boynton Beach CRA at 8 p.m. for a free showing of Secretariat in the Ocean Avenue Ampitheatre, 129 East Ocean Ave. in Boynton Beach. For more information, call 561-742-5246 or visit

First Fridays: Come and enjoy great food and music from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. at the Grand Palms Hotel and Golf Resort, 110 Grand Palms Dr. in Pembroke Pines. You must be 21 or older. For more information, call 954-333-3738 or visit

Wine Glass Tasting: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 500 East Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, will host a Riedel wine glass tasting from 6 to7:30 p.m. where guests will sample four different wines from Chateau Ste. Michelle to explore the effect the shape of the glass has on the taste of the wine. Admission is $95 per person. For more information or to RSVP, call 954-467-9720 or visit

Saturday, May 7

Operation S.A.V.I.O.R:
The Social Action Commission of Mt. Zion AME Church in Miami Gardens presents this march to Stand Against Violence – Its Our Responsibility, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the church, 15250 NW 22nd Ave. to Bunche Park.

Marlins Super Saturday Concert:
Baker Concrete Marlins Super Saturday will feature a post-game performance by T-Pain and Jay Sean at Sun Life Stadium, 2267 Dan Marino Blvd. in Miami. First pitch versus the Washington Nationals is set for 7:10 p.m. For more information, visit

Come Out for Play Family Fun Day: Miami-Dade Parks, Communities Putting Prevention to Work and the Department of Children and Families are hosting the family-fun day from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Tropical Park’s Football Stadium, 7900 SW 40 St. in Miami.  Admission is free. For more information, call 305-755-7862.

10th Annual Race for the Arts: The Arts/Celebration of Young Artists will be held at John Prince Park in beautiful Lake Worth Florida.  All proceeds go directly to Fine Arts programs and students in participating schools. For more information, please contact the Coordinator of Race for the Arts at 561-329-9455, or visit

Sunday, May 8

Loose Lips Stage Play:
Playwright Yonel Aris presents this play featuring Jessica Reedy from Sunday’s Best at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl. at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $35. For more information, call 786-222-5082.

Tuesday, May 10

Information Event for Broward Residents Living with HIV/AIDS:
The Broward County HIV Health Services Planning Council and the South Florida AIDS Network's Joint Client/Community Relations Committee will host a free public informational meeting for individuals living with HIV/AIDS from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Mizell Center, 1409 N.W. Sixth St. (Sistrunk Blvd.) in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, call Latoya Ball at 954-561-9681, ext. 250 or contact Ryan White at 954-357-5390.

Wednesday, May 11

Culinary Social Network Event: Join Seasoned with Sass at 7 p.m. for a night of great food and fun at the Mahogany Grille, 2190 NW 183rd St. in Miami Gardens. For more information, contact Trenae Floyd at 305-934-2298 or email

Thursday, May 12

Meet and Greet Supermodel Tyson Beckford:
The Embrace Girls Foundation, Inc., will host an exclusive meet and greet affair at 4 p.m. during the organization’s signature Tea Party Social at Crescendo’s Jazz Blues Lounge, 2201 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami, featuring cast members from Theo London's award-winning stage play Loving Him Is Killing Me. For more information, email

Friday, May 13

Loving Him Is Killing Me Stage Play: Theo London presents the nationally acclaimed hit play at the James L. Knight Center from May 13 to 15 starring Angie Stone, Lenny Williams, NeNe Leakes, Dottie Peoples, Christopher Williams and more. For more information, call 305-835-0321 or 954-445-3779.

Redland International Orchid Show: Don’t miss the largest annual orchid show in the United States, May 13 to 15 at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave. in Homestead. Admission is $10 per person and free for children 12 and under. Doors open at 9 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. For more information, call 305-247-5727.

Saturday, May 14

2011 Copita America Tournament:
All soccer players are invited to participate in the tournament to be held at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 East 65th St. in Hialeah, May 14 to 15. For more information or to fill out an application, visit

Social Media 101:
The Women’s institute presents this informative seminar with expert Maria Pia Celestino from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton in Coconut Grove. Registration is $35 in advance and $40 at the door. For more information, call 305-860-8059 or email

Walk A Mile With a Child:
The James Wilson Bridges M.D. Medical Society will hold the 4th annual Dr. Nelson Adam’s Walk a Mile with a Child in Historic Overtown followed by a health fair from  8 a.m. to 1 p.m.   Registration begins at 7 a.m.  at St. John Baptist Church, 1328 NW 3rd  Ave. in Miami. For more information, contact Cheryl Holder, M.D. at

Sunday, May 15

Girls Summer Camp Registration Ends: Urgent Inc.’s YES Camp for Girls is now registering girls ages 6-12 until May 15. The camp will be held at University of Miami, 5202 University Dr. in Coral Gables, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 20 to July 29. For more information, contact Shedia Nelson or Emily Hunter at 305-576-3084 or email


Called 2 Dance Epilogue: The McIntyre Institute will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with a phenomenal dance production featuring gospel singer Kevin Levar at 7 p.m., May 21 at downtown Miami’s Gusman Center. For more information or to purchase tickets email