calendar_web.jpgTHURSDAY 06.30

One Bullet Kills The Party:
Miami-Dade Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson and City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado will hold their annual press conference and rally at 10 a.m. at Charles Hadley Park, 1300 NW 50th St. in Miami, asking the community not to engage in celebratory gunfire on Independence Day. For more information, call 305-636-2331.

Upcoming Shows at Broward Center:
The Broward Center and City Theatre present Summer Shorts with Jai Rodriguez in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $45. Camp Kappawanna is $25 and Dirty Little Secrets is $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 954-462-0222.

Friday 07.01

Independence Weekend Concerts: Join the City of Hollywood for musical entertainment under the stars at the Hollywood Beach Theatre for Caribbean, Jazz and Rock concerts from 7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. nightly. For more information, call 954.921.3404.

Saturday 07.02

Free Grant Writing Workshop: At 10:30 a.m., come to the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale for this informative workshop. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Flashback Nights Concert:
Join Reggae greats Shabba Ranks and Tiger for this musical event at Revolution Live, 200 West Broward Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $30 in advance for general admission. For more information, call 305-338-2625.

Sunday 07.03

Free To Be Me:
Join life coaches Charles M. Taylor and Shakira K. Clemetson for a transformative workshop that will show you how to embrace the power of choice, learn to be fully present and to stand in your power. The event takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Unity Light of the World church, 16800 NW 17th Ave. in Miami Gardens. The suggested love offering is $25. No one will be turned away. For more
information, call 954-591-8542.

SunTrust Jazz Brunch:
Enjoy free music, the Florida sunshine and people coming together from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale’s scenic Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District. For complete ticket information, call 954-462-0222. 

Tuesday 07.05

Game Time:
Are you a gamer age 11 to 18? If so at 3 p.m. join the crowd at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, for some fun down-time, playing our PS3 or bring your own PSP, Nintendo DS, and hook-up with your friends. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Friday 07.08

Hollywood Glamour Night: Kids are invited to come out from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to dress up like their favorite singers and compete for prizes at Dadeland Mall, 7535 N. Kendall Dr. in Miami. For more information, call 305-665-6226.

Saturday 07.09

Wags n’ Tales: The Humane Society of Broward County is inviting children ages 6 to 12 to come out to the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, at 2 p.m. to gain confidence in their reading skills by practicing reading to a pet therapy dog. For more information, call 954-625-2810.


Computer Classes: The African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. in Ft. Lauderdale, will be offering weekly computer classes. For more information, call 954-625-2810.

Home Play:
This month the M Ensemble presents this production written by Samm-Art Williams at the Light Box at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th Street. For more information, visit

Summer Shorts:
The Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. in Miami, presents a series of funny, 5 to 20 minute plays starring Jai Rodriguez throughout the summer. For more information and show times, call 305-949-6722.

Visible Photo Collection: Come to the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., to view Gene Hyde’s photos depicting African American Life in Fort Lauderdale during the 1950s and 60s. For more information, call 954-625-2800.

Seven on Seven Flag Football Tournament: The City of Miramar Community Services Department is hosting this tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, August 27 and 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., August 28 at Ansin Sports Complex, 1801 Miramar Blvd. Registration fee is $300 before August 12. For more
information, call 954-602-4990.

Hospice Volunteers Needed: VITAS Innovative Hospice Care of Broward needs volunteers who can make friendly visits to terminally ill patients and their families, provide relief for weary caregivers, visit veterans, accompany their dog for pet therapy visits and/or sew Memory Bears. Licensed hairdressers are also needed to give free haircuts to patients at home, as well as people to play musical instruments, sing or read to a patient who can no longer see. All volunteers must take a two-day orientation. For more information, call 954-777-5369  or email

The events calendar is published each Thursday. Please send your event to by the preceding Friday at 10 a.m.