Thursday, Nov. 1
Lunch & Learn for Parents: Join Sandra Huzenman, M.S., early childhood director of the Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation, to help you identify teachable moments to maximize your child’s literacy experience, 12 p.m. at 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., 17th Floor. Free lunch included. Pre-registration required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
King Hedley II: The M Ensemble Company presents this classic August Wilson work directed by John Pryor, Nov. 1-18 at 8 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee Sundays, at The Lightbox at Goldman Warehouse, 404 N.W. 26 St., Miami. Tickets $20 – $40. Call 786-953-8718 or visit themensemble.com
Ben “Fantastic” Williams: Join the 2012-2013 Tree of Life Honoree, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at Old Dillard Museum, 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. RSVP by calling 954-463-9003 or email email@example.com
Friday, Nov. 2
‘Delval Divas’: Karen Stephens stars in Barbara Pease Weber’s comedy about four professional women who share the same address: the Delaware Valley Federal Correctional Facility for ‘pink collar’ criminals. With the warden in one pocket and their cellblock guard in another, the ‘Divas’ indulge their lavish lifestyles until one of them is prematurely released and a murderess moves into her place. Performances Nov. 2-18, Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m., at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton. Tickets $25 at the box office, 561-347-3948.
New World School of the Arts Repertory Dance Ensemble: Experience an astounding performance by one of the country’s leading conservatories of dance at 8 p.m. featuring talented high school and college dancers performing works in the ballet, modern and jazz styles at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, 3385 N.E. 188 St., Aventura. Tickets $12. Visit aventuracenter.org
Saturday, Nov. 3
ACND’s Open House: Students in grades 9 – 12 and their families are invited to tour Archbishop Curley’s Notre Dame and participate in activities that include an interactive alumni, faculty, student and parent question-and-answer session. Pre-registration is encouraged at acnd.net or by contacting Julie Martinez at 305-751-8367 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Yard Sale: The PTSO’s big fundraiser for the school year will be held from 7:30 a.m. – 12 noon in the school’s north parking lot, Peters Road and Southwest 54th Ave. For more details, visit southplantationhigh.net and click on the yard sale sign on the home page or email email@example.com.
Wellington Community Fitness 5K Run & Walk: The Palms West Community Foundation’s 15th annual event that promotes health and fitness, while supporting a local charitable organization at 7 a.m. at the Wellington Town Center, 12300 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. Registration required, $25 for adults and $10 for children in advance, $30 for adults and $15 for children the day of the event. Visit communityfitnessrun.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Fun Series: The 2012-13 season presents Guess How Much I Love You? and I Love My Little Storybook at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. respectively in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Performing Arts Center, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Children will enjoy free preshow art activities and themed airbrush “tattoos” by Young at Art Museum. After the show, the entire family can enjoy complimentary snacks provided by Whole Foods Market, sponsor. Tickets $15 in advance, $16 day of performance, $5.50 for groups of 10 or more and $3 for lap seats for infants 12 months and under. Visit browardcenter.org
Thursday, Nov. 8
1426 Fashion Week: Linda Scott and LS 1426, Inc. will converge on the fashion and entertainment industry, Nov. 8-11 at the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay, 1633 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Call 888-682-1615 or visit ls1426inc.com
Bag It: The Miramar Cultural Center/ArtsPark Independent Film Series presents narrator and actor, Jeb Berrier as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, 7:30 p.m. at the center, 2400 Civic Center Pl. on Red Road. Following the screening, Berrier and the audience will engage in a discussion of the film and his work as a filmmaker. Visit miramarculturalcenter.org
Women’s Health Lecture: The impact of a woman’s endocrine system on her daily life is the topic of this free lecture, 6 – 7 p.m. at the Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women’s Center at Holy Cross HealthPlex, 1000 N.E. 56 St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-351-7804.
Mixer Benefiting Gilda’s Club South Florida: The Emerging Leaders of Gilda’s Club South Florida is hosting, 6-9 p.m. at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 2400 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Admission $10; each guest will receive one complimentary drink and assorted appetizers. Call 954-763-6776 or email email@example.com
Friday, Nov. 9
Konpa Music Legend ‘Magnum Band’ concert: Experience the vibrant music and culture of Haiti at a free concert, 7:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Park, 690 N.E. 159 St., Miami. Admission and parking free. Call 305-694-2779.
Saturday, Nov. 10
75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration Gala: The Beta Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. presents Grammy-nominated R&B/Soul singer Eric Roberson, 7 p.m. at Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa. Visit betabetalambda.org and click on “Upcoming Events.”
Redland Fish Fry: Tantalizing seafood, incredible live stage performances by local bands and a multitude of children’s activities, including pony rides and an interactive fishing zone, through Nov. 11 at the Fruit and Spice Park, 24801 S.W. 187 Ave., Homestead. Visit fruitandspicepark.org or call 305-247-5727.
Register Now for the 2013 Season at The McIntyre Institute: Join the ranks of hundreds of students who have answered their call to dance for the Lord at the world-renowned school of dance and education. Visit mcintyreinstitute.com.
Power Breakfast: Join the Palm Beach Power Partners Business Network Thursdays at 8 a.m. at the West Palm Beach Event Hall, 2223 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Breakfast is $10 per person. Visit upscalebymosaic.com.
Kwanzaa Presenters Needed: The African-American Research Library & Cultural Center (AARLCC) is accepting proposals. Call Pearl Woolridge at 954-357-6210.