machel-montano.jpgFriday, Oct. 5
Breast Cancer Library Café: Experience ‘Save the Twinz’ Live Pink, 7 p.m. at the Old Dillard Museum, 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 754-322-8828.

100th Adoption Luncheon: Truluck’s Seafood Steak and Crabhouse at The Galleria in Fort Lauderdale will open the entire restaurant for a unique sit-down pledge luncheon benefiting The Heart Gallery of Broward County, a traveling photography exhibit of foster children who are waiting to be permanently adopted. The public is invited to attend the special event, 12-1:30 p.m. RSVP required, contact Jennifer Thomason at 954-439 1916 or email

Saturday, Oct. 6

Miami Gardens Legal Clinic: Get valuable information 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199th St., Miami Gardens. The free session covers housing, foreclosures, child support, domestic violence, taxes, probate, voter registration, code enforcement and more. Also register for the State Attorney’s Office next Seal and Expunge Clinic and Child ID Program.

Day of Play: Elementary students ages 10 and under are invited to play from 1-4 p.m. for the Florida United States Tennis Association at the Wellington Tennis Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd., West Palm Beach. Contact Debbie Ellsworth at
Monday, Oct. 8

Songwriter Showcase: Mark your calendars to support live original music, 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Cover is $10, payable at the door only. Visit

Wednesday, Oct. 10

Speed Biz Breakfast: Meet business owners and professionals at the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s complimentary networking event that’s like speed dating for business, 8 a.m. at the chamber, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, Ballroom Level, in Miami. Admission is free. Visit

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 at 8 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211 St., Cutler Bay. Tickets $5 – $15. Visit

Saturday, Oct. 13

Rev. Dr. C.P. Preston Jr. 26th Pastoral Banquet: Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church invites you to honor Pastor Preston, 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 S.E. Second Ave., Miami, with: the Rev. Dr. James B. Sampson, president of The Florida General Baptist Convention as guest speaker, The Second Chapter as musical guests, and special anniversary services worship services throughout the month of October. Tickets $60, to RSVP call the church, 305-836-1495.

2012 Profiles in Leadership Crystal Gala : Leadership Broward Foundation, a premier South Florida leadership development organization, is hosting their upscale event honoring outstanding leaders, 6-11 p.m. at the Signature Grand, 6900 State Rd. 84 in Davie. Tickets $150 – $450 based on membership and whether you’re single or a couple. Contact Patty Sacco at 954-767-8866 or



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, on Oct. 21, 7 p.m. at the Fillmore Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets $25. Visit or call 305-673-7300.