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Thursday, Nov. 3

Men of Dadeland: Join local celebrities Jawan Strader, Baron James, Will Manso and South Florida Firefighters as they rip the runway to benefit Simon Youth Foundation,6-9 p.m. at Dadeland Mall, 7535 N. Kendall Dr. in Miami. Visit or call 305-665-6227.

Friday, Nov. 4

Hollywood & Vine Wine Dinner: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 500 East Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, is hosting a four-course dinner at 7 p.m. featuring several of the restaurant’s signature dishes paired with fine wines. Tickets are $150 per person including tax and gratuity.  Call 954-467-9720 or visit

Saturday, Nov. 5

Soar Like the Eagles: Students can ride in an airplane and learn about aviation careers available at Boynton Beach High School, 8:30-2 p.m., Lantana Airport, Lantana Rd. and Congress Ave. Contact

Garth Fagan Dance: Join the renowned choreographer of The Lion King for his latest dance masterpiece, 8 p.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 St. in Cutler Bay. Tickets $10-$25. Visit

Spady Day: Come to Spady Museum, 170 NW Fifth Ave. in Delray Beach, 4-10 p.m. for this family day that includes a junkanoo parade, a children’s play area, storytelling and more, all free. Visit

Arts Education Fundraiser: Take your pick of great food, baked goods, a fashion show, car wash, arts and crafts or music by DJ Chocolate Chip, 4-7 p.m. at the Historic Jenkins House, 815 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. in West Palm Beach.

Think Pink Rocks Concert: Hip Hop and R&B Stars Flo Rida, Melanie Fiona, Ray J, Shontelle and DJ Cassidy, along with local American Idol semifinalist Brett Loewenstern will perform at 7 p.m. to benefit the fight against breast cancer at Count de Hoernle Amphitheater in Boca Raton. Visit

Black Life from 1960s Exhibit: Miami Art Museum invites you to celebrate American People, Black Light: Faith Ringgold’s Paintings of the 1960s, 6-9 p.m., 50 NW 2nd Ave. Tickets free for members and $20 for non-members. Call 305-375-1704 or email

Wal-Mart Job Fair: Wal-Mart is providing job opportunities for career-minded individuals from 12-3 p.m. at the Lauderdale Lakes Multipurpose Center, 4300 NW 36th St. in Lauderdale Lakes, specifically targeting individuals with management experience to join the Wal-Mart management team. Contact Claudine Elvin at 954-882-7696 or
Jamaican Diaspora Town Hall Meeting: The Jamaican Diaspora Southern United States will host a town hall meeting, “Next Steps in Diaspora Engagement,” 11 a.m.– 1 p.m., Holy Family Episcopal Church, 18501 NW 7th Ave. in Miami Gardens.  Call 786-349-2584 or email

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Build A Brand Workshop: Join the Miami Dade Chamber of Commerce and famous experts in branding, university professors and a surprise celebrity appearance, 8:30 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. at Jungle Island’s Tree Top Ballroom, 1111Parrot Jungle Tr. in Miami. Call 305-751-8648 or visit
Mastering Social Media Workshop: South Florida Urban Ministries will host this free workshop facilitated by Christopher Payne, CEO of Regal Spri Creative Group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the United Way Center for Financial Stability, 11500 NW 12th Ave. in Miami. Contact Jose Poza at 305-688-3551 or
Lunch ’N Learn: Sandra Huzenman, M.S., early childhood director of the Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation, will highlight key components that define a quality preschool program, 12-1 p.m. at Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L., 201 S. Biscayne Blvd., 17th floor, Miami. Admission free, lunch provided. RSVP to

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Jazz Leader Honored: Joan Cartwright, executive director of Women in Jazz South Florida, Inc. will receive the Spirit of Excellence Music Leader of the Year Award from the American Business Women's Association of South Broward at the Signature Grand, Davie. Email

Diaspora Arts Awards Gala & Fundraiser: The Diaspora Arts Coalition presents its fourth annual event marking its 13th anniversary on 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
The Links 33rd Annual White Rose Luncheon: Join the West Palm Beach Chapter of The Links, Inc. to benefit scholarships for Palm Beach County students and community programming, Dec. 3, 11:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, 100 South Ocean Blvd. in Manapalan. Tickets $75 per person. Call 561-655-9279 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. For more information, call 786-255-1509 or 786-709-0656. Discussion topics for forums must be submitted by 2 p.m. on the Wednesday of the forum. Email
Volunteer Opportunities:
Social Media For A Good Cause: A new non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families in Broward County needs the assistance of a few sharp volunteers skilled with maximizing the marketing potential of Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites to help promote the agency's fundraiser — a fabulous dinner cruise that's a part of the Winterfest Boat Parade on Ft. Lauderdale's Intracoastal. Call Shataedra Ferguson at 954-766-4581.

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