Thursday, Sept. 12

“Better Mus’ Come” screening : Join the Miami Film Life Center for an evening of independent Caribbean film and Q&A with director Storm Saulter and awarding-winning actor Shedon Shepherd, 5:30 p.m. at Camillus House, 336 N.W. Fifth St., third floor, in Miami. Call 305-326-0535 or visit

Friday, Sept. 13 

2013 MDEAT Economic Development Summit:  The Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust’s Economic Development Action Committee hosts an event highlighting discussions on economic growth and development in Targeted Urban Areas (TUAs) from Florida City to Miami Gardens, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Miami-Dade Public Library Main Branch, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami.  Call William Simmons at 305-375-5661 ext. 93405, email or visit   

Saturday, Sept. 14

Open House Festival & Community Health Fair : Learn more about the Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County & Treasure County at a Community Health Fair that will provide the community an opportunity to receive immunizations (ages 2 months to 12th grade), meet the Sickle Cell Poster Child and Ambassadors and participate in a blood drive, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the foundation offices, 1600 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach. Activities include free refreshments, haircuts, games with prizes, a bounce house and organizations providing information about other community resources. Call 561-833-3113 or visit

Free Master Dance Classes : Join the Miami Youth Ballet for advanced ballet and jazz master classes, Sept. 14 and 21, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 211th St., Miami. Must be 13 years and older with at least five years experience to participate. Call 786-573-5300 or visit

Favorite Four and Two More : The Episcopal Church of the Holy Family under the patronage of The Hon. Sandra Grant-Griffiths, consul general of Jamaica, presents two nights of wonderful music Sept. 14-15, at 7 and 5 p.m. respectively, at 18501 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami Gardens. Tickets $25 for adults, $10 for children ages 12 and under, group rates negotiable. Call 305-652-6797 or visit

Super Saturday : Gilda’s Club South Florida is inviting families touched by cancer to learn new skills to help relax during the busy school year, and help them remember to take care of themselves and their loved ones, with featured speaker Pam Butler, Chopra certified meditation instructor, 11:15 a.m. at the club, 119 Rose Dr., Fort Lauderdale.

Monday, Sept. 16

Take A Loved One to the Doctor Week : Genesis Community Health, Inc. is offering a dedicated week of free services designed to encourage proactive care among family members and friends, coinciding with the national day and monthlong state effort. Call 561-735-6553 or visit

Thursday, Sept. 19

Stand Your Ground Panel Discussion : The Forum Club of the Palm Beaches hosts a panel of seven individuals representing a variety of views, 12 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach. Tickets $35 for members, $45 guest tickets ordered by members, $45 for applicants and $60 for the general public. Visit or call 561-304-0570

‘What A Man’ : Join Erhabor Ighodaro as he discusses his book, What A Man: The Life and Teachings of Robert B. Ingraham, 2 – 4 p.m. on the first floor in the Collier Library at Florida Memorial University, 15800 N.W. 42nd Ave., Miami Gardens.

Friday, Sept. 20

Undoing Racism Training : The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond present training designed to build the capacity of educators, health practitioners, child welfare advocates, judicial representatives other professionals and persons who are interested in understanding and eliminating racial inequities and disparities within society, Sept. 20-21, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the North County Service Center, conf. room PM129, 3661 Interstate Park Rd. N., Riviera Beach. Registration $300. Call 561-236-1657 or email

Saturday, Sept. 21

Fourth Annual Teens Transition to Life Summit : The Children’s Services Council of Broward County presents an informative day for youth with learning differences interested in college, vocational education and life after high school, 8 a.m. at the Marriott Fort Lauderdale North, 6650 N. Andrews Ave. Call 954-233-1271 or visit

Women of Color Series : Breast Cancer Early Prevention and Risk Factors: Florida state Rep. Gwyndolen “Gwyn” Clarke-Reed hosts a free workshop with featured speaker Cassann Blake, M.D., complex general surgical oncologist at the Cleveland Clinic, 11 a.m. at  E. Pat Larkins Community Center, 520 N.W. Third St. (MLK Blvd.) Pompano Beach. Call 954-763-6776.