calendar_web.jpgMiami International Film Festival: The ten-day festival is dedicated to bridging cultural understanding through thought-provoking world cinema. See the latest and greatest films and renowned celebrities from across the world, March 2-11. Call 305-237-3456 or visit

23rd Annual Eva Mack Luncheon: The Sickle Cell Foundation of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Costs hosts the annual event beginning 11 a.m. at the Airport Hilton Hotel, 150 Australian Ave. in West Palm Beach. For more information call 561-833-3113 or visit

March for Hunger: Presented by Feeding South Florida, this 5K is being held to educate the community about the hunger issue in South Florida and the organization’s goals. Registration is at 6 a.m. and the run begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. Call 954-518-1811.

2nd Annual Reading Conference: Pahokee Elementary cordially invites the community to “Building a Community of Readers, One Family at a Time” from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the school, 560 E. Main Place in Pahokee. Call LaWanda Harper at 561-924-9700 or via e-mail at

Pan African Market: The one-stop showcase for artisans, crafters, musicians, chefs, produce and juice vendors, and others who are representative of continental Africa and its New World Diaspora returns to USA Self Storage, 500 S. State Road 7 (Hwy. 441) in Hollywood from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to request a vendor application call 954-903-8025 or email

Opa-locka Farmers’ Market: Neighborhood market features a variety of fresh, local goods and food demos, 2-5 p.m. at Nathan B. Young Elementary, 14120 N.W. 24th Ave., Opa-locka. Call 305-685-0973.

Women’s History Month Celebration: Old Dillard Museum, 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale, presents a roundtable discussion with Dr. Niara Sudarkasa at 6 p.m. Call 754-322-8828.

Liberty City Health Fair: The second annual fair will be presented at TACOLCY, 6161 N.W. Ninth Ave., in partnership with the University of Miami DOCS program, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The day will include blood pressure, cholesterol and diabetes screenings, pap smears, breast exams, children’s health evaluations, HIV/AIDS testing, ways to stop smoking, a bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts and more. Call Isheka Harrison at 305-751-1295 ext. 139.

Free Movie Night at MLK Park: Commissioner Jean Monestime presents Spy Kids 4, 7 p.m. at Martin Luther King Park, 6000 N.W. 32nd Ct., Miami. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Call 305-694-2779.

Art Institute Art Festival: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale will display art and fashion from 2-8 p.m. at ArtsPark at Young Circle, Hollywood Blvd. and Federal Hwy. (U.S. 1). Admission is free and food will be available onsite. Call 954-921-3500.


Call for Artists: Diaspora Arts Coalition and the Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition are looking for talented performers to showcase family friendly acts at the upcoming 2012 fair on March 16-17, 23 and 25. Submit a promo package including a EPK, DVD and/or audio of your performance, a bio and photo to Diaspora Arts Coalition, P.O. Box 171162, Hialeah, or email with the words Attention 2012 Fair in the subject line. Materials will not be returned and all acts will not be selected. Call 305-454-6139.

Liberty City Farmer’s Market at TACOLCY: Come out for fresh fruits, veggies and other organic yummies from 12-5 p.m. every Thursday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday at TACOLCY, 6161 N.W. Ninth Ave. in Miami. Call 305-751-1295.

45th Annual Golf Classic: Join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade on Monday, March 19 for an exceptional golf experience that will raise funds for the organization at the Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club, 13610 Deering Bay Dr., Coral Gables. Registration will begin at 10 a.m., putting contest at 11 a.m., shotgun start at 12 p.m., awards banquet and ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. Call Astrid H. Ehrenstein at 305-446-9910 ext. 30 or email

Global Harmony Conference: This grassroots peace initiative will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 31 at Cinema Paradiso, 503 S.E. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale and will feature the international film Globalized Soul. Call Rev. Lori at 954-632-0605.

Lake Worth Farmer’s Market: Saturdays at Waterside, N.E. corner of Lake Avenue and A1A. Call 561-283-5856 or visit