Friday, Oct. 12
Sesame Street Live Elmo Makes Music:
Meet Jenny, an enthusiastic new music teacher who arrives on Sesame Street only to discover that her instruments are missing, and watch the Muppets come to her rescue, Oct. 12-14 at the Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach. Tickets $12. Call 561-832-7469 or visit kravis.org
Friday, Oct. 12
Macbeth: The acclaimed Sarasota-based Asolo Repertory Theatre offers young people as well as adults the opportunity to see this Shakespeare classic in a contemporary shortened format, 8 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $5 – $15. Visit smdcac.org
Saturday, Oct. 13
Minorities and the Media: Why Do They Keep Getting It Wrong?: Join a panel of experts from the South Florida Times, Miami Herald, WAVS Radio and Florida International University for a spirited debate about how minorities are positively and negatively portrayed in the media, 4-5:30 p.m at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. Call 954-357-6210.
School for Advanced Studies Info Session: The nationally recognized, dual-enrollment high school, will hold information/application sessions for 2013-2014 at Miami Dade College’s North Campus, 11380 N.W. 27th Ave., in the Lehman Theatre (Building 5) at 9 a.m.; and the Wolfson Campus, 245 N.E. Fourth St., in Building 3000, Room 3210 at 1 p.m. All district 10th-grade students with a minimum 3.0 grade-point average are invited to apply, and may be admitted for the 11th grade upon passing the College Placement Test administered by MDC. Enrollment limited, call 305-237-0510 or visit sas.dadeschools.net
2012 Student and Adult Career Pathways Expo: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, in partnership with Miami Dade College, invite parents and students in grades K-12, as well as post-secondary adult students, to attend this free event, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at MDC’s North Campus, Science Complex, 11380 N.W. 27th Ave., Miami, to learn more about career education programs and services. Call 305-693-3030 or visit dcte.dadeschools.net
Ride and Remember Historic Trolley Tour: On the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. the riders are taken on a tour of the city’s five historic districts. Riders will tour the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Old School Square and a third location to be announced. Riders will also disembark at select historic sites for a closer look at the fascinating history of Delray Beach. Cost is $20 per person. Call 561-279-8883 or visit spadymuseum.org
2012 Profiles in Leadership Crystal Gala: Leadership Broward Foundation honors outstanding leaders, 6-11 p.m. at Signature Grand, 6900 State Rd. 84 in Davie. Tickets $150 – $450 based on membership and whether you’re single or a couple. Call 954-767-8866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, Oct. 15
Be a Survivor, Not a Statistic Breast Cancer Seminar: Get valuable information on increased awareness, action plans and more, 6 p.m. at Jan Moran Collier City Learning Library, 2800 N.W. Ninth Ct., Pompano Beach. Call 954-968-3820.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Lights On Afterschool: Enjoy free live entertainment, food and refreshments, a community resource fair and gift giveaway, 5 to 7 p.m. at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 N.W. 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. For more information call 954-377-1000 or visit at cscbroward.org
Friday, Oct. 19
The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall: View the three-quarter-scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial whose home is in Washington, D.C., The exhibit is free and open to the public 24 hours a day, through Oct. 21 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Gardens South, 2401 Davie Rd., Davie. For more information visit dmvietnamwall.com/fortlauderdale or call 954-792-9360.
Saturday, Oct. 20
Compagnie De Danse: Join Haiti’s acclaimed modern dance company, 8 p.m. at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $10 – $25. For more information visit smdcac.org
Gospel Down South: The Gospel Music Arena will host its Quarterly Summit workshop and artist showcase, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, 1320 N.W. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. Guest panelist Don Mizell will talk about his career as an entertainment attorney and music producer. For information visit floridagag.org
GMS Bridge Builders Male Initiative Workshop: The Gates Millennium Scholars Program welcomes the community to converse with experts who can help students become more competitive for a full college scholarship, 9 a.m. at the Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts on Florida Memorial University’s campus, 15800 N.W. 42ndAve., Miami Gardens.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Unashamed Tour Miami: Join Reach Records’ award-winning hip-hop artists Lecrae, Trip Lee, Tedashii, KB, Andy Mineo and PRO under the theme Come Alive, 7 p.m. at the Fillmore Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets $25. Visit premierproductions.com or call 305-673-7300.
Friday, Oct. 26
Melton Mustafa CD Release Party: The renowned trumpet virtuoso, composer, arranger, bandleader, Florida Memorial University director of jazz studies and very first artist in the Arts Garage’s Jazz Project series, returns in celebration of his new recording, wowing audiences with melodious riffs and catchy rhythms. A special opportunity to see this jazz legend up close and personal in the intimate setting of Arts Garage, 180 N.E. First Street, Delray Beach, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25-35 in advance, $30-40 at the door. Call 561-450-6357 or visit artsgarage.org
All that Jazz: Photographs of Jazz Legends: The greatest jazz musicians of the 20th century have been immortalized by their music and now presented in timeless iconic images that capture each artist’s unique essence 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 miramarculturalcenter.org or call 954-602-4500.