calendar-2_web.jpgThursday, Sept. 5

Liberty City Health Center Groundbreaking: The Florida Dept. of Health invites the community to the ceremony, 10:30 a.m. at 2520 N.W. 75th St., Miami. RSVP at 786-336-1276 or email

Miami Film Life Meet and Greet: September is opening month at the Miami Film Life Center and members are invited for a night of networking, 5:30 – 8 p.m. at Booker T. Washington Sr. High, 1200 N.W. Sixth Ave. in Overtown. RSVP at 305-326-0535. Visit

Friday, Sept. 6

The Crusader Inshore/Offshore Classic Family Fishing Tournament:  Dade Christian School will host this exciting water event designed to educate, inspire and draw schools, families and the local community together in the spirit of fishing and fun, Sept. 6-7 at Shake-A-Leg Miami, 2620 S. Bayshore Dr. in Coconut Grove. Renowned Marine Artist, Cary Chen, will be on hand for autographs and will serve as the tournament weighmaster. There will be a silent auction for families and more. Special prizes and awards will be presented, including a School Championship Perpetual Trophy presented to the inshore/offshore Jr. Angler who wins with the most overall pounds and points. Call Aleida Rodriguez at 305-827-8731 or visit

Robert James S.L.A.M. Celebrity Tournament: Southernmost Light Tackle Anglers Masters, in the first of three tournaments in the annual Redbone Celebrity Tournament Series also called The Trilogy, target tarpon, permit and bonefish in Key West through Sunday to achieve the coveted “flats grand slam.” The event raises funds for the fight “To Catch the Cure for Cystic Fibrosis.” Call Susan Ellis 305-664-2002 or email

First Fridays White Night: Wear your all-white chic attire to one of the hottest gatherings in South Florida with music by DJ Radcliffe and Capone, 10 p.m. at Grand Palms Resort, 110 Grand Palms Dr., Pembroke Pines. Visit or call 954-333-3738

Saturday, Sept. 7

Khepera Study Group:
Featured book Introduction to African Civilizations by John G. Jackson, 2 p.m. African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-357-5950.

Budgeting – Living With Your Means:
A free workshop conducted by Consolidated Credit Counseling Company, 12 – 2:30 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center, 6161 N.W. 22 Ave., Miami. Also learn about The Nubian Sistahood, a women’s empowerment group that hosts workshops on health, wealth and wellness and supports women in rehab, youth in foster care and the terminally ill. Call 305-469-1157.

Gun Buy Back: The Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Broward Sheriff’s Office, New Mount Olive Development Corporation and New Mount Olive Baptist Church host the event, 1 – 4 p.m. at New Mount Olive, 400 W.W. Ninth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Anyone interested in turning in a firearm can do so without questions asked. Depending on the condition of the firearm, individuals participating will receive a monetary amount between $25 and $100 in Target gift cards. Call 954-828-5824.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Firefighters 5K Run on the Boardwalk: The Broward Metro Firefighters Union and Runners Depot is sponsoring the race, 6 – 10 a.m. from Minnesota Street, north to Charleston Street and returning to Johnson Street.  Participants will gather at Hollywood Beach Theater. Call Runner’s Depot 954-474-4074.

Thursday, Sept. 12

“Better Mus’ Come” film 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., Miami. Call 305-326-0535 or visit

Friday, Sept. 13

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

Saturday, Sept. 14

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. Call 954-763-6776.


Feed the Homeless:
S.E.E.K., Inc. feeds the homeless in Overtown every first Saturday of each month from 2 – 4 p.m. between 14th and 15th Street and First Ave.  Email

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.

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