linda_scott.jpgThursday, Nov. 8

1426 Fashion Week:  Linda Scott and LS 1426, Inc. will converge on the fashion and entertainment industry through Nov. 11 at the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay, 1633 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Call 888-682-1615 or visit

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 a mixer, 6-9 p.m. at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, 2400 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call Kim Kohl at Gilda’s Club at 954-763-6776 or email

Friday, Nov. 9

Veterans’ Day Salute: Congresswoman Frederica Wilson will honor veterans by presenting them with Congressional Records, 11 a.m. at the American Legion Post 29, 6445 N.E. Seventh Ave., Miami. South Florida Veterans who want to participate must RSVP to 305-690-5905 or

Black Achievement Awards: Legacy Magazine hosts the 25 most powerful and influential black professionals of 2012, 6-9 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets $50. Call 305-528-4277.

‘Magnum Band’ Concert:  District 2 County Commissioner Jean Monestime invites the community to experience the vibrant music and culture of Haiti at a free, live concert, 7:30 p.m. at Oak Grove Park, 690 N.E. 159 St., Miami. Admission and parking are free for this event. Call 305-694-2779.

Saturday, Nov. 10

Celebration & Mini BizExpo: Celebrate with SEENetwork], 6 p.m., with $7 donation in advance, $11 at the door. Visit

Legal Networking Picnic: Kozyac Minority Mentoring Organization presents their 9th annual networking event for minority law school

students, lawyers and judges, 12-4 p.m. at Amelia Earheart Park, 401 E. 65 St., Hialeah. Park admission $10 per car. Visit

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 and click “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 or call 305-247-5727.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Infinite Scholars Program: High school students are invited, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at E. Pat Larkin Community Center, 520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Pompano Beach. Bring copies of: unofficial ACT/SAT scores, unofficial high school transcripts and two letters of recommendation. Call 954-228-5848 or email Pre-Register at

Thursday, Nov. 15

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

Friday, Nov. 16

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


Saturday, Nov. 17

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. Call 954-538-9996. 

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


‘Delval Divas’: Actress 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.

Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce 7th Annual Holiday Gala: Dinner, dancing and fun with special guests: renowned actor and business executive Boris Kodjoe, legendary hip-hop deejay Rob Base and WTVJ-NBC6 Anchor Sharon Lawson, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Tickets $175 per person and $1,500 for a table of 10. Call 305-751-8648 or visit

African Performance: The ‘Sacred Yoruba Bata Dance and Drumming Workshop Series’ continues as Prince Emmanuel Aderele, Community Builders HDC and OsunDara Yoruba Dance Theater present a rhythmic journey with the next installment in the form of dance, art and drumming, 6 p.m. every Sunday at the Serenity Room, 221 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd., Hallandale Beach. For more details call 786-344-1153 or email

McIntyre Institute: Join the students who have answered the call to dance for the Lord at the world-renowned school of dance and education. Visit

All that Jazz: Photographs of Jazz Legends: The greatest jazz musicians of the 20th century presented in timeless iconic images in the Ansin Family Gallery through May 2013 at the Miramar Cultural Center, 2400 Civic Center Pl. on Red Road. Free and open to the public. Visit or call 954-602-4500

Participate in Dance Now Miami: Performance slots for Open Stage will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Email a brief biography, resume, description of the work to be presented and link to any photos or videos if available. Limit proposed work to 15 minutes. Email materials to: or call 305-975-8489.