county_fair_wb.jpgThursday, Nov. 15

Broward County Fair: The 11-day event features the largest midway in Broward County, free concerts, contests, pageants, the Great American Frontier Show, Belmont Magic Show, a petting zoo, student exhibits, horticulture displays, great food and more through Nov. 25 at the City Center, Pines Blvd and Palm Avenue in Pembroke Pines. Visit or call 954-922-2224.

Prosperity Plan Meeting: The public is invited to a free meeting to provide community input for the Seven50 prosperity plan, a 50-year blueprint for building stronger, more diverse communities, protecting the fragile ecosystem, and creating jobs and a resilient economy, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Miami International Airport. Visit

Job and Career Fair: Job seekers are welcome at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. for an opportunity to interview for vacant positions, meet with employers and receive tips on resume writing, interviewing skills and dressing for success. Call Soulan Johnson 954-731-5082.

Friday, Nov. 16

Build a Playground: More than 200 volunteers from JetBlue, the Florida Panthers, K.C. Wright Leadership Academy, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Tamarac community will join forces to build a new playground in one day at K.C. Wright Leadership Academy, 2099 W. Prospect Road in Tamarac. Visit

Ky-Mani Marley in Concert:
The son of the legendary Bob Marley and special guest Jahfe at the Free Festival, 5-9 p.m. at Bayfront Park (Tina Hills Pavilion), along with a nighttime farmers market featuring local and organically made products, arts and crafts and vendor showcase. Visit dwntwncon

Tourism Town Hall Meeting: The Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau invites the public to provide critical input for a five-year strategic plan, 4 p.m. at the Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 N.E. 59 Ter., Miami. Visit destination

Re-interment Service: The human bones that were unearthed in the Lemon City Cemetery during the construction of Village Carver in 2009 will take be re-laid to rest, 10 a. m. at the cemetery (Village Carver) 485 N.W. 71 St., Miami. Call 305-638-5800.

Saturday, Nov. 17

BélO on Tour: The cutting-edge P.E.A.K. (Provocative Entertainment at Kravis) series launches with a 7:30 p.m. performance of the singing phenomenon from Haiti at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Visit krav

Greater Hollywood YMCA Turkey Trot: Join the Family Fun 5K Walk-Run from 7-9 a.m. to raise food and canned goods to donate to needy families. For more information call Rhonda Ludwig or Tyler Fenimore, 954-989-9622.

Fitness Competition: Some of the fittest men and women in the state compete for national qualifying rights at the 2012 Florida Gold Cup Natural Bodybuilding Championships and 3rd Annual NPC Amanda Marinelli Fitness, Figure, & Bikini Classic at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach.  Visit or call 561-627-9638.

Vegetable Gardening Workshop: The Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension is hosting a free workshop, 2-3 p.m. at the South Dade Regional Library, 10750 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Visit

StoryBook Festival: Hear folk tales and music from around the world, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines. The free festival offers a day of music, dance, storybook characters, crafts, stories and activities for youngsters and their families. Listen to renowned storytellers as they tell tales passed down from generations at the event and see and hear music and dance from Africa, China, Hawaii, Jamaica, Japan and South America. Call 954-538-9996. 

Yoga, Stories and Smoothies Workshop: Enjoy at 3 p.m. at the Old Dillard Museum, 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. The registration fee is $7 and seating is limited. Call 754-322-8828.

Friday, Nov. 23

Clay Aiken Holiday Show: Join American Idol’s Clay Aiken at his family-friendly Christmas concert filled with holiday classics accompanied by orchestra, 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Tickets start at $25. Visit


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, where the ‘Divas’ indulge their lavish lifestyles until one of them is prematurely released and a murderess moves into her place. Performances through Nov. 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.

Natalie Cole: Tickets go on sale Nov. 16 for the one-night-only concert by the music sensation on Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. in the AuRene Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $39-$119.  Call 954-462-0222 or visit