calendar_web.jpgThursday, Oct. 20

Town Hall Meeting: Join Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson 4 to 7 p.m. for an open house and meeting at City of West Park, 1965 South State Road 7. Contact: 305-690-5905.

Honoring Disabled Students: More than 130 students with disabilities will be honored for their accomplishments, 9 a.m. at the International Game Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum, 300 Gulf Stream Way, Dania Beach. Contact: Kimberly DiLuzio 754-321-2204.

Avoid Home Repair Scams: Broward County Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness welcomes The National Center for the Prevention of Home Improvement Fraud for a free workshop, “How to Protect Yourself From Home Repair Contractor Fraud,” 6 to 8 p.m. in the Field House Hall, Central Broward Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill.

College Career Night: High School students from public and private schools throughout Palm Beach County along with their parents are invited to attend the annual fair 6 to 8 p.m. at the South Florida Expo Center, South Florida Fairgrounds. Contact: Ms. Ragsdale 561-357-7666,

Friday, Oct. 21

Share the Vision Breakfast: The Lighthouse of Broward invites you7:30 to 10 a.m. for great food and the world-famous actor, singer, author and producer Tom Sullivan as the event’s keynote speaker at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Road 84, Davie. Tickets $50. Contact: 954-463-4217 or visit

Men Stand Against Domestic Violence: Jonathan Spikes, Inc. has partnered with Safespace Foundation, Inc., to present the “Evolution to Freedom” benefit against Domestic Violence, 6 to 9 p.m. at Art Fusion Galley,1 NE 40th Street, Suite 3, Miami. Tickets $35. Contact: 305-772-8270 or email

 A Night In Treme: South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street in Cutler Bay, presents “The Musical Majesty of New Orleans,” 8 p.m. Tickets $5-$30. Contact: or 786-573-5300.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Project Alpha: The Delta Delta Lambda Chapter presents this safe environment where young men can learn about life and manhood, 8:30 a.m., Gaines Park, 1501 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach. Visit

Arts Garage October Jazz Series: Jesse Jones Jr. will headline, 8 p.m., 180 NE First Street, Delray Beach. Tickets $20-$25. Contact: or 561-450-6357.

Fright Night on Las Olas: The Riverside Hotel Lawn on Las Olas will be transformed into a haunted posh spot. Contact: or Marika Guyton, 954-537-1010 ext. 226.

Friday, Oct. 28

Haunting Halloween Party: Kids looking for a spooktacular good time should head over to Dadeland Mall, 7535 N. Kendall Drive in Miami, 6:30 to 8 p.m. for the Simon Kidgits Club annual Halloween festivities. Visit

Saturday, Oct. 29

Free Gospel Performance: South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211 Street, Cutler Bay, presents “In Your Presence,” a live recording worship experience with Christina Robinson, South Florida Gospel Award Winner, 8 p.m. Free with a voucher. Contact: or 786-573-5300.

Miss Broward County Scholarship Pageant: Join a stream of beautiful young ladies as they vie for the crown, 7 p.m., Amaturo Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW 5th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale. Tickets $20-$25. Visit

Halloween Celebration: South Florida families are invited to enjoy a safe Halloween celebration, 2 to 4 p.m., Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave. Admission $5. Contact: 305-593-1775.


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 must be submitted by 2 p.m. on Wednesday of the forum. Contact:

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. Contact: Shataedra Ferguson 954-766-4581.

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