calendar_web_copy.jpgThursday, Oct. 3

Third Annual 100 Black Men College & Career Expo: Join the South Florida Chapter, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., to learn how to get $5 million in scholarships available for high schools students, at Florida International University, U.S. Century Bank Arena, 11200 S.W. Eighth St., Miami. Students can meet officials from more than 50 colleges/universities and can be accepted on the spot and be eligible for the scholarships. Senior students attending the expo will need copies of high school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores and two letters of recommendation. Pre-register at

Job Fair: Students and the public will be able to meet hiring employers at the Job & University Transfer Fair, 1 – 4 p.m., at the BioScience Technology Complex on Palm Beach State College’s Palm Beach Gardens campus, 3160 PGA Blvd. Contact 561-207-5349, email, visit

Friday, Oct. 4

‘You’re Never Alone’: X Factor phenomenon Melanie Amaro with James Fortune, Javen and a plethora of South Florida talent, 8 p.m. at the Faith Center, 5555 N.W. 95th Ave., Sunrise, in the hit stage play written and directed by Bishop Henry Fernandez, pastor. Tickets $20 – $35, purchase at Call 954-742-7832.

Free Food Distribution:
Florida State Rep. Cynthia Stafford is partnering with Farm Share to provide food to the community, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Miami Dade College North Campus Gymnasium, 11380 N.W. 27th Ave., Miami. First come, first served while supplies last.
Save the Twinz: Live PINK Fundraisers: At Screen Post Productions, 3500 N.W. 15th St., in Lauderhill, to heighten awareness of breast cancer. Literary Café Comedy Show, Friday, 7 p.m., featuring local comedians and artists lending their talents for the cure. Tickets $20 at or the door, and $15 for group sales of 10 tickets or more. Live Benefit Concert, Saturday, Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m., tickets $40 each or $35 for group sales of 10 tickets or more, on sale at Email or call 954-223-9638.

Saturday, Oct. 5

For a Season Live Concert: Join the talented band for a night of worship and live art at New Testament Baptist Church, 6601 N.W. 167th St., Miami. Admission free, doors open at 5 p.m., free refreshments served. Visit

Domestic Violence Walk & Expo:
In Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the City of North Miami Beach’s Police Department invites people to help increase awareness and champion the movement to stop the violence during the annual walk at the Sen. Gwen Margolis Amphitheatre, 16501 N.E. 16th Ave., North Miami Beach. No charge to participate. Walkers who register will receive a T-shirt and walk-a-thon gift. Registration $25; all-star registration $60 includes ticket to a Miami Heat game. Proceeds benefit Safespace Foundation, Inc.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Showcase of Schools:
Families will have access to representatives from more than 200 magnet and choice programs, career academies and charter schools available in Palm Beach County for students in grades K-12, 4 – 8 p.m., at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. Call 561-434-8755.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Caribbean Music Conference:
On its second anniversary, eight events in six days through Oct. 14 at venues including SunLife Stadium and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center; $225 provides entrance to all events. Visit or call 954-610-6732.

Friday, Oct. 11

Second Annual Downtown Key Largo Songfest:
This weekend’s music festival will include three live venues of more than a dozen entertainers playing simultaneously over two nights from 6 – 10 p.m., at Pilot House, Bayside Grill and Sharkey’s Pub. Transportation between venues will be available. Call 305-619-0172 or email

Fall Star Party:
Astronomy buffs are invited to the Hunter’s Moon at 7 p.m., at the Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 S.W. 187th Ave., Homestead. The free event will feature a moonlight tram tour of the park and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society will have hi-tech telescopic equipment available for star gazing. Guests can also sit around the campfire for storytelling, and can bring their own marshmallows for toasting. Grilled food specialties and soft drinks will be available for purchase. Bring blankets or chairs. Admission free. Call 305-247-5727.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Women’s Outreach Luncheon: Please RSVP no later than Saturday, Oct. 12 as Sistah to Sistah Connection presents its eighth annual event on Saturday, Oct. 26, 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., at the Signature Grand Ballroom, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie. In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the luncheon theme is Spreading A Message of Hope and Healing. Tickets $35 per person.. Register on our website,, pay online at Paypal or make checks payable to Sistah To Sistah Connection, 13133 S.W. 29th St., Miramar. Call 786-246-7578, 954-367-7916, 305-450-4836 or 954-260-9348.

Independent Publishing Seminar: Hosted by Cat’s Corner Publications at the AARLACC, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale,. Cost $40 per person. Visit or call 888-807-0869.

LIFT Women’s Ministry Meeting:
Ladies are invited to attend from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at None Divided In Jesus Christ the Everlasting Life, 2501 N.W. 14 Ct. Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-226-6778.


Feed the Homeless:
S.E.E.K., Inc. will feed the homeless in Overtown every first Saturday of each month from 2 – 4 p.m., between 14-15 Street and 1st Ave.  S.E.E.K., Inc. is a not for profit organization serving youth of diverse backgrounds by providing public services that promote self-advocacy skills, strategic thinking skills, and community involvement to become lifelong problem solvers.

AAPACT Presents August Wilson’s ‘Fences’:
The African American Performing Arts Community Theatre production of the classic stage play, directed by Teddy Harrell Jr., will run Oct.16 through Nov. 3 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 N.W. 22nd Ave., Miami. Special performances, tickets $10 – $25. Call 305-456-0287 or visit