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Pamper Me Pinkk: Come enjoy an evening of pampering and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquis, 1100 Biscayne Blvd. in downtown Miami. A menu of services will be available upon arrival. To RSVP or for more information, call or text 786-290-5313.

Sat. Sept 10

Sickle Cell Anemia Walk: The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Miami Dade Chapter, Inc. in partnership with the 100 Black Men of South Florida and the Miami Dolphins will host its 32nd annual event at 7 a.m. at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd. in Miami Gardens. For more information, visit

Health and Resource Fair: The University of Miami, Miami Dade College, and South Florida Workforce are teaming up to offer a free resource fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, 1951 NW Seventh Ave. in Miami. For more information, call 305-243-9697.

911 Service Project: Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department, AARP and Service for Peace will host a community volunteer service project at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 East 65 St. in Hialeah. Volunteers will spend the day painting, cleaning-up, and landscaping.  To register for this service project, call 1-877-926-8300. Registration is required. For more information, contact Angie Gomez, Volunteer Coordinator at 305-961-2781 or email

Return To Forever Concert: The renowned group will debut a historic new lineup this summer on a massive tour of 32 US cities that begins at Mizner Park Amphitheatre, 590 Plaza Real in Boca Raton. Stage time is 8 p.m.  Tickets are $35 to $100 and may be purchased online at

Sun. Sept 11

Freedom Walk & Run: Operation Homefront Florida, a non-profit organization that provides emergency financial and other assistance to Florida’s military families and wounded warriors, is hosting its annual 5K event to commemorate the 10th anniversary of September 11 at City Commons, 101 S. Flagler Dr., in downtown West Palm Beach. The 5K will start at 7:30a.m. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. For more information, contact Megan Lysaker at

Mon. Sept 12

Haiti Policy Discussion: Miami Dade College has partnered with the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, and the City of Miami to present “What’s Next for Haiti?,” a discussion about the country’s new administration and policies, along with the launch of the book Fixing Haiti: Minustah and Beyond, at 6 p.m. at the Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave., Building 2, Room 2106. To register, visit For more information, contact Carlos Barrezueta at 305-237-3944.

Natural Trend Setters Salon Expansion: Join one of South Florida’s leading natural hair salons for the Grand Opening of their new location at 6 p.m. on Florida Memorial’s Campus, 15800 NW 42nd Ave. in Miami Gardens.

Thu. Sept 15

Cannonball Adderly Birthday Celebration: Old Dillard Museum will celebrate the legend with a special jazz performance from Melton Mustafa at 7 p.m. at the museum, 1009 NW 4th St. in Fort Lauderdale. Admission is $5. For more information, call 754-322-8828.

Grant Application Workshop: The Broward Cultural Division will host a grant application workshop for the Cultural Diversity Program for eligible, not-for-profit cultural organizations at 2 p.m. in the Broward County Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, 6th Floor, Bienes Center Conference Room. For more information, contact Adriane Clarke at 954-357-7530.

Afro Peruvian History Revealed: Afro conTempo Dance Theater will host a Media Reception to announce the premiere of a production that will stage Afro-Peruvian history for the first time ever at 7:30 p.m. at Aromas Del Peru Restaurant, 1930 Ponce De Leon Blvd. in Coral Gables. To RSVP or for more information, contact Natalie Acosta at 407-346-1635 or email

Sat. Sept 17

Jane Austen Society Meeting: Fans and admirers of famed English author, Jane Austen will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183 St. in Miami Gardens, to discuss her prolific work. For more information, log on to the Calendar of Events at or call 305-375-BOOK.

Urban League Red Gala: The Urban League of Broward County presents its annual Red Gala – “Carnival” at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, 3030 Holiday Drive in Fort Lauderdale.  Tickets are $200 and sponsorships are available beginning at $1,000. For more information, contact Rhonda Felder at 954-584-0777 or email

Neighborhood Cleanup: Join Councilwoman Billie E. Brooks, Neighbors United, Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful and the International Coastal Cleanup to pick up trash in Monroe Heights from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Volunteers will earn four community service hours, receive a free T-shirt, all cleanup supplies and lunch. To register, call Site Coordinator Bernice Wooten at 561-309-3370 or email at

Jazz at Pincrest Gardens: Jazz at Pinecrest Gardens 2011/2012 season tickets are now on sale through the web site at  Ticket prices start at $20 and for a limited time, Jazz aficionados can enjoy all eight shows at a savings of 25 percent off individual ticket pricing by purchasing a ticket subscription.

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