2014-calendar-grid-page-5.jpgJuly 17

Rapunzel: Catch the Young Professionals Touring Group in this musical based on the classic fairy tale about the girl with the longest hair in the world. This musical features a twist on the original story and focuses on the relationship between parents and children as Rapunzel grows up. 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. today and Friday, 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. Saturday at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale. $10. 954-462-0222 or visit browardcenter.org

July 18

african_american_ctr.jpgDiversity-It’s Your Business: Join the Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors as they discuss senior housing, the homeless population, low-income housing opportunities, service animals and more. There will be more than 10 experts on hand to discuss diversity and compliance with local and state laws. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the African-American Research Library & Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Free. 954-357-6282.

H2Ombre-Brave the Elements: This show features aerial acrobatics and stunning visuals set to a brilliant electronic score by Gaby Kerpel. Pichón Baldinu and Gabriella Baldini created this show which uses more than 6,000 gallons of water, three-dimensional projection screens and large inflatables for an unforgettable interactive experience. The show is designed to give the audience a glimpse into the origins of creativity, imagination and inspiration. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays, 3:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Saturdays. Ziff Ballet Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50-$85, $125 VIP package available. 305-949-6722 or arshtcenter.org

Teen Comic Con:
Check out animated artwork by local teen artists at this comic convention. The day also includes a super hero cape workshop, a cosplay costume contest for those dressed in G-rated superhero costumes, a cartoon flipbook workshop and a quick draw contest. Win prizes and more! 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Young at Art Museum, 751 SW 121st Ave., Davie. Free with museum admission of $14, $12 seniors and Broward County Residents; workshops are an additional $5 each. 954-424-0085 or youngatartmuseum.org

July 19

lil-boosie-press-.jpgLil Boosie Touch Down: Rapper Lil Boosie is joined by Rich Homie Quan and a few other special guests. 8 p.m. at the James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $42-82. 305-416-5970 or jlkc.com

Campaign Headquarters: Join Congressman Alcee Hastings, who represents District 20, as he celebrates the opening of his campaign headquarters. 3 to 5 p.m. at 1033 Sistrunk Blvd., Ste. 208, Fort Lauderdale. Free. RSVP at 954-730-7322.

Spay & Neuter Services: District 10 Commissioner Sen. Javier D. Souto hosts this event to have your dog neutered. Dogs must weigh less than 50 pounds, be at least four months old and have proof of current rabies vaccination. Pre-registration is required. 7:30 a.m. Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St., Miami. Free. Residents of District 10 can call 305-222-2116, other residents may dial 311 to schedule an appointment.

Science of Ecology Magic Show:
Magician Steve Trash presents live ecological illusions and magic tricks to teach kids about various environmental issues. The show includes tips on what items are recyclable, a lesson on the water cycle, how to “reduce, reuse, recycle” and more! 11 a.m. at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $10. 786-573-5300 or visit SMDCAC.org

Urban Funk Workshop:  Opa-locka native Ernest Baker II, hosts this workshop which features lessons on free-style and hip-hop dance moves. Baker is the first U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts for Hip Hop Dance, which was awarded to him by the White House. A short Q & A with Baker follows the class. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. $10, pre-registration is required. 305-638-6771.

July 20

Resonancias: Flamenco guitarist and composer Jose Luis Rodriguez presents his latest work in this show inspired by his ancestors. This work is presented by FUNDarte Inc., and South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC), 3:30 p.m. at the SMDCAC, 10950 SW 211th St, Miami. $25 in advance, $30 at the door.  786-573-5300, 305-316-6165, or fundarte.us

July 21

Yoga in the Park: Bring your yoga mat, water, and a towel to relax and unwind with a yoga session by the bay. A certified instructor will lead you through the movements and the atmosphere is perfect to reduce your stress before returning to the weekday grind. 6 to 7:15 a.m. at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. 305-358-7550.

July 23

PowerBusiness Expo: The Doral Chamber of Commerce presents this seventh annual event which features guest speaker Carlos Lopez-Cantera, Florida’s Lieutenant Governor. Veterans and military families can access job and business opportunities at the Veterans’ Resource Fair. Free. Noon to 7 p.m. at the Miami Airport Convention Center, 777 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. 305-477-7600 or powerbusinessexpo.com

July 25

natm_alien_invasion.jpgAlien Invasion!: Go out of this world and into outer space with this month’s Nights at the Museum, Alien Invasion!  Aliens (Science Center educators) will shed light on the night sky, galaxies and the universe with space-themed activities. Guests are also invited to a special and exclusive screening of the NEW WXEL TV Children’s Program, Space Racers! The free screening will take place at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Additionally, all attendees will be able to explore Mazes, the Science Center’s newest traveling exhibit. Members: Adults – $5.50 and children – free. Nonmembers: Adults – $12.50, seniors – $11, Children – $9, Children under 3 – free. Free planetarium show and miniature golf included. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail N., West Palm Beach.