calendar_web.jpgThursday, Nov. 17

African American Health Summit: Attend this important event from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Palm Healthcare Pavilion, Molie Wilmont Center, 5205 Greenwood Ave. in West Palm Beach. Register by calling Martha Ramirez at
1-800-861-7826 ext. 214.

Friday, Nov. 18

Broward Green Expo: The City of Lauderhill will host this green event Nov. 18 to 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inverarry Vacation Resort, 3501 Inverrary Blvd., Lauderhill. Call 954-742-9166 or visit

Dine N’ Dash Dinner Tour: The Center for Family & Child Enrichment, 1825 NW 167th St. in Miami Gardens,  will celebrate National Adoption Day from 6 to 10 p.m. with a fundraising meal. Donations are $100 per person. RSVP is required. Contact Ingrid Stuart at or 305-474-1737.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Soul of South Florida Book Expo: Join famous authors including Oscar Award-winning actor Louis Gossett Jr., Isaiah Washington, actor Taye Diggs, Cedella Marley, and Genelle Guzman-McMillan, the last survivor rescued from the ruins of the Twin Towers in the 9/11 tragedy, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale. Call 954-357-6224.

DAC Gala & Fundraiser: The Diaspora Arts Coalition is marking its 13th anniversary on Saturday, Nov. 19, 6:30 p.m. at the Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami Shores. Contact DAC at 305-244-2158 or diasporaarts

Saturday, November 26

Light Up MLK: Join the second annual free holiday event from 5 to 8 p.m. at Annie Adderly Gillis Park, 620 MLK Blvd. in Pompano Beach. Enjoy live, local entertainment including musical and dance performances, interactive festivities and tasty holiday treats. Call 954-786-7824 or visit

Liberty City Farmer’s Market at TACOLCY: Come out for fresh fruits, veggies and other organic yummies from 12 to 6 p.m. every Thursday and Saturday at TACOLCY, 6161 NW 9th Ave. in Miami. Call 305-751-1295.

2011 Ascension Awards Program: “Celebrating the Best in Black Business,” Wednesday Nov. 30, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, sponsored by the Black Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County. Go to or call 561-833-1570.

33rd Annual White Rose Luncheon: Join the West Palm Beach Chapter of The Links, Inc., on Dec. 3, 11:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, 100 South Ocean Blvd. in Manapalan, to benefit scholarships for students and community programming. Keynote speaker Melissa Harris-Perry, Tulane University professor of political science and MSNBC analyst. Tickets $75 per person, call 561-655-9279 or visit

4th Annual Toys-for-Tots Drive: Donate new, unwrapped toys for children in need through December at the following Boynton Beach locations: CRA, 710 N. Federal Hwy.; Chamber of Commerce, 1880 N. Congress Ave. #106; Boynton Beach Civic Center, 128 E. Ocean Ave. No pets. Call 561-742-6246 or visit

Christian Forums and Spoken Word: All That God Is International Outreach Centers presents Christian forums, open mic, spoken word, poetry and fellowship every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. Discussion topics for forums must be submitted by 2 p.m. on the Wednesday of the forum. Email or call 786-255-1509 or 786-709-0656.

Worship with FMU:
The Florida Memorial University Campus Ministry is inviting the entire community to come and worship during the Lecture and Arts Series for Enrichment in Religion (L.A.S.E.R) every Thursday, 11 a.m. in Miami Gardens. Call FMU at 305-626-3600.

Clematis By Night: West Palm Beach's free weekly concert series featuring great music, mouth-watering foods and sidewalk shopping on the fabulous new waterfront, 6 to 9 p.m, Centennial Square at the Waterfront Commons. More info: 561-822-1515 or

Greater Pompano Democratic Club: The newest political club in the African- American community meets every fourth Thursday, 7 P.M. at the E. Pat Larkins Center, 520 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Pompano Beach. Contact

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