bob_marley_web.jpgThursday, Oct. 10

Bob Marley Messenger:  The unique traveling exhibition of diverse artifacts, rare photographs and more from the private collection of the Marley family will continue through Jan. 5 at HistoryMiami, 101 W. Flagler St. before going permanently to the legendary performer’s birthplace of Nine Mile in Jamaica. Admission $5 – $8, children under 6 free. Call 305-375-1492 or visit

Friday, Oct. 11

Second Annual Downtown Key Largo Songfest: This weekend music festival will include three live venues of more than a dozen entertainers playing simultaneously over two nights from 6 – 10 p.m. at Pilot House, Bayside Grill and Sharkey’s Pub. Transportation between venues will be available. Call 305-619-0172 or email

Fall Star Party: Astronomy buffs are invited to the Hunter’s Moon at 7 p.m. at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 S.W. 187th Ave., Homestead. The free event will feature a moonlight tram tour of the park and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society will have hi-tech telescopic equipment available for stargazing. Guests can also sit around the campfire for storytelling, and can bring their own marshmallows for toasting. Grilled food specialties and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Bring blankets or chairs. Admission free. Call 305-247-5727.

Miami Broward Carnival: Signature events include the King and Queen and Panorama, 5:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. at Carnival Village, Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 N.W. 11th Pl., Lauderhill, with performances by Lauderhill Steel Ensemble, Miami Pan Symphony, New Generation Branches, Pantastic Steel, Resurrection Steel and Silver Stars USA. Admission $12 in advance. Continued Saturday, 7 a.m. with more than 20 masquerade bands participating. Admission $12 in advance. Visit

Saturday, Oct. 12

Women’s Outreach Luncheon: Please RSVP no later than Saturday, Oct. 12 as Sistah to Sistah Connection presents its eighth annual event on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Signature Grand Ballroom, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie. In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the luncheon theme is Spreading A Message of Hope and Healing. Tickets $35 per person.. Register on our website,, pay online at Paypal or make checks payable to Sistah To Sistah Connection, 13133 S.W. 29th St., Miramar. Call 786-246-7578, 954-367-7916, 305-450-4836 or 954-260-9348.

Black & White Ball: Congressman Alcee Hastings is keynote speaker for the Greater Pompano Beach Democratic Club’s third annual event, 7 p.m. at the Westin Hotel & Resort, 400 Corporate Dr., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets $50. Call 954-691-6019.

Independent Publishing Seminar: Hosted by Cat’s Corner Publications at the AARLACC, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Cost $40 per person. Visit or call 888-807-0869.

LIFT Women’s Ministry Meeting: Ladies are invited to attend from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at None Divided In Jesus Christ the Everlasting Life, 2501 N.W. 14 Ct. Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-226-6778.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Fall Family Fun Fest: Festivities 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach. Free with paid general admission to the center: $13.50 for adults, $10 for children 3 – 12, $12 for seniors 62 and older. Call 561-370-7740 or visit

Saturday, Oct. 19

Habitat Ceremony: Light refreshments and tours of the homes will follow the ceremony as Habitat for Humanity of Broward dedicates four homes for Miramar families, 2 p.m., at 6150 S.W. 25th St., 6156 S.W. 25th St., 6160 S.W. 25th St. and 2535 S.W. 62nd Ave. in Miramar. Call 954-258-5929.

Saturday, Oct. 26

Empowerment Panel: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, What You Need to Know, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Hope Ministries, 1550 N. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach. Visit


AAPACT Presents August Wilson’s Fences: The African American Performing Arts Community Theatre production of the classic stage play, directed by Teddy Harrell Jr., will run Oct.16 through Nov. 3 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 N.W. 22nd Ave., Miami. Special performances, tickets $10 – $25. Call 305-456-0287 or visit

The Women’s Circle: The 501c(3) nonprofit organization, at 12 S.E. Fourth St. in Boynton Beach, is dedicated to helping lower income women achieve financial stability, offering classes ranging from English and literacy, to computer training and typing, to sewing and knitting, all services free of charge. Call 561-244-7627 or visit

Volunteers Needed: Musicians On Call, the program that brings live and recorded music to the bedside of patients in healthcare facilities and currently has weekly programs at South Miami Hospital, Jackson Memorial and Joe DiMaggio Hospital, is seeking musicians and volunteers able to commit to one evening a month for two hours to help deliver the healing power of music! Email Monica at

Priscilla Taylor Coffee Talk: Call toll-free at 1-877-960-9960 and join the Palm Beach County commissioner from 8 – 9 a.m. Sunday mornings on 95.9 FM, 960 AM and 106.9 FM.