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* WALKWALK

WILL YOU HELP US REACH OUR GOAL?
This year we want to be “the largest walking team” of 200 walkers and raising $100,000? This will be doubled to $200,000!  The World AIDS Museum and Educational Center (WAM) will partner again with team “Happy Hineys / World AIDS Museum”.  The Happy Hineys name was created as Dr. Schochet, a colorectal surgeon who has helped many people to ensure their hiney is happy!  Donate:  If you don’t feel like walking  please consider donating to my personal fundraising goal by clicking on this link: https://floridaaidswalk.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=7483  and remember…  No donation is too small or too Large! 

* EventsEvents

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts Celebrates Black History Month. All events will be held at 353 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd., Pompano Beach, Fla. There is a fee for all events
· Thursday, Feb. 1 thru Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 12 to 4 p.m. Beans, Rice & Gumbo Free and open to the public
· Saturday, Feb. 3 from 12 to 4 p.m., Exhibition Opening and Performances of From Whence We Came
· Sunday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. – Soulful Sunday and Brunch after dark
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 7 to 10 p.m.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. – Ali Slam n’ Jam
For additional info call (954) 786-7876.

* EventsEvents

Miramar Celebrates Black History Month: All events will be held at Miramar Cultural Center Artspark, 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 602-4500.
·Thursday, Feb. 1 thru Friday, March 30 – Free Miami Urban Contemporary Exhibition Curated by Bart Mervil
· Saturday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m. – Free Black History Celebration Concert, free Event Miami Ur-ban Contemporary Exhibition – As a Matter of Black Gallery open at 4:30 p.m.
· Saturday, March 3 at 2 p.m. – Fly Dance Company: The Gentlemen of Hip Hop (senior & student discounts available.)
. The City of Miramar Fire-Rescue Department Division of Emergency Management is holding a Free 8 week C.E.R.T. course, the first class on Wednesday, Jan. 31; classes are for new participants only. Classes are held week day evening from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Fire-Rescue Station 84, 14801 S.W. 27 St., Miramar, Fla. Space is limited. Register at fdem@miramarfd.org (provide your full name, phone number and email address) or call (954) 602-4883. A background check is required to participate.
· Friday, April 13, at 8 p.m. – Sons of Serendip (includes a complimentary MCC Signature cocktail).

* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* EventsEvents

Black History Month 2018 Events African Americans In Times of War cordially invited to the Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Black History Month Kickoff & Exhibit Unveiling on Friday, Feb. 2, at 11:30 a.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center (East Lobby), 111 N.W. First St., Downtown Miami. For details call (305) 375-4606 www.miamidade.gov/advocacy/baab

* EventEvent

Celebrate Heart Health Month with Councilwoman Felicia Robinson and the City of Miami Gardens at the Red Dress Red Wine Affair on Friday, Feb. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex Amphitheater, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami Gardens, Fla., reserve your tickets at rdrw2018.eventbrite.com

* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* CelebrationCelebration

The members of the Zeta Alpha Lambda Chapter’s Educational and Charitable Foundation Board in partnership with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Zeta Alpha Lambda Chapter invite you to celebrate with us at our 2018 Ice Gold Valentine Soiree on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 8 p.m., at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sunrise –Sawgrass Mills, 13400 W. Sunrise Blvd., Sunrise, Fla.

* MeetingsMeetings

Dr. Brenda C. Snipes, Bro-ward County Supervisor of Elections Office, joins Neigborhood Partnership Committee (NPC) Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 3 to 5 p.m., at Broward SOE Training Center, 1519 N.W. 40 Ave. (441/State Rd 7), Lauderhill, Fla. For more info call (954) 712-1980.

* WorkshopWorkshop

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Rho Omega Chapter, is hosting its annual and exciting “So You Want to go to College” free 2018 College Workshop, on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the Lauderdale Lakes Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 W. Oakd. Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Information will be provided on college admission requirements, application process, scholarships, financial aid, college life and College Tour. The College Tour will be held the week of March 26-30, 2018 (open to high school students grades 9-12). For additional information contact RG Foderingham at (954) 714-0677 or email at collegetour@zetarhoomega.org

* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

* WorkshopWorkshop

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Zeta Rho Omega chapter, is hosting its annual and exciting “So You Want to go to College” free 2018 College Workshop, on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 at the Lauderdale Lakes Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 W. Olkd. Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the workshop will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Information will be provided on college admission requirements, application process, scholarships, financial aid, college life and College Tour. The College Tour will be held the week of March 26-30, 2018 (open to high school students grades 9-12). For additional information contact RG Foderingham at (954) 714-0677 or email at collegetour@zetarhoomega.org

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* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* ProgramsPrograms

FDOT and CEI invite you to register for Business Development Training Small/Minority/Women and Disadvant-aged. Business Enterprise can receive FDOT Assistance with State Certification and DBE Bid Matching – Training – Bonding – Financing. Dates: from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Broward County Government Center, 115 S. Andrews Ave., Room 302 Fort Lauderdale, Fla. To register call (800) 423-7058
· Wednesday, Feb. 7
· Wednesday, Feb. 14
· Wednesday, Feb. 21
· Wednesday, Feb. 28

* MeetingMeeting

Join Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro and Representatives From The City of Miami Gardens for UNI’TEA Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 6 p.m., at Rolling Oaks Park, 18701 N.W. 17 Ave., Miami Gardens, Fla. For more info call (305) 914-9186.

* Happening at African-American Happening at African-American

Black History Month February 2018
· Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – Free Homework Help from 3 to 5 p.m., grades K-12 after school help with homework. For more info call (954) 357-6209
· Book Display – “Hidden Figures in Black History – Yesterday and Today” Contest “Hidden Figures: Who’s Who?” Win a $50 gift card! Stop at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up an entry form: then, identify the images of famous and not-so-famous African Americans on display. On March 1 one winner will be chosen from amongst all entries with the most correct answers and be awarded a $50 gift card! One entry per person, for ages 13 and up.
· Friday, Feb. 2 – “Destination: Mardi Gras”, from 6:30 to 9:30, ages 21+ there is an entry fee.
· Saturday, Feb. 3 – “The Big Read Writer’s Workshop” from 1 to 3 p.m.
· Monday, Feb. 5 – Film “Hidden Colors 3” from 5 to 7:30 p.m., for all ages. For more info call (954) 357-6170.
· Tuesday, Feb. 6 – Black History Month Story Time, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., for ages 3-5, parents and caregivers are invited to bring children to his special story time featuring stories, finger plays, and simple crafts. Call Youth Services (954) 357-6209. Group with 10 or more children please phone ahead.
· Wednesday, Feb. 7 – “Genealogy: Trace Your Roots” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6217.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Black History Month Multi-Media Trivia Contest from 4 to 5 p.m., for ages 10+ for more info call Youth Services at (954) 357-6209.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – “A Fresh Approach: Eating Healthy to Address High Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Stroke from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

* EventsEvents

Throughout February, many Broward County Library locations will host free events in honor of Black History Month. From film screenings to festivals, there will be programs for all ages, all of which are listed in the attachment located at the bottom of this page. Another great way to celebrate Black History Month is with a visit to Broward County’s African-American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), located at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla 33311. AARLCC provides our community with the vast resources necessary to educate this generation and future generations about the rich and colorful African, Afircan American, and Caribbean heritages cultures and historics.
AARLCC is open on Monday and Wednesday from Noon to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more info call (954) 357-6282.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

* Fashion ShowFashion Show

The Aging and Disability Resource Center will coordinate its 12th Annual Fashion Show on Friday, Feb. 9, from 11:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., at the Renaissance in Plantation, 1230 S. Pine Island Rd., Plantation, Fla. Take a special someone to this luncheon event would be a wonderful way to show your love for the individual.
For cost and reservations and other information, please call Cheryl Morrow at (954) 745-9567, ext. 10206 or email morrowc@adrcbroward.org. For exhibitor and advertising in the keepsake journal, please contact Denise Jones, (954) 745-9567 ext. 10216 or email
jonesd@adrcbroward.org.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

* EventsEvents

Join Councilwoman Felicia Robinson Meet Me Mondays on Monday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m., at Miami Carol City Park, 18500 N.W. 32 Ave., Miami, Fla.
AGENDA:
– Black Nurses Association – Bile Duct Cancer and Heart Disease
– Miami Gardens Police Department Update
– Code Enforcement Updates
– City Manager’s Office – Bond Projects Update
-Residents’ Concerns

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

* FestivalFestival

Third Annual Art Show & Festival Highwaymen Heritage Trail on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Moore’s Creek Linear Park, Eight St., & Ave., Dr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

* EventsEvents

Florida Health Broward County Events
* Sunrise Lakes Phase III Health Fair on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Main Clubhouse, Sunrise, Fla, 9361 Sunrise Lakes, Fla. For more info call Faith Gassin at (954) 553-1937.
* Centerfield Employee Wellness Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Centerfield, 1601 S.W.80 Terr., Plantation, Fla. For more info call Mindy Gallagher at (954) 657-9658 or Celeste Roper at (954) 657- 9600.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* BreakfastBreakfast

Relay For Life and Carter Park will host our annual Community Prayer Breakfast on Monday, Feb. 19 at 8:30 a.m., in the Kathleen C. Wright Social Center, 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost for the breakfast. For cost and additional info contact Dr. Pamela Pittman Beasley, Volunteer Event Lead at (954) 445-0244 or Pamela Aiken, Volunteer Fundraising Lead at (945) 205-1653.

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* EventsEvents

The Caribbean Bar As-sociation Events:
· Thursday, Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m., at Wilkie D. Ferguson Jr. United Starts Courthouse, 400 N. Miami Ave., Ceremonial Courtroom, 13th Floor, Miami, Fla. The Judges of the United States District Court Southern District of Florida invite the community to their annual Black History Month Celebration.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m., at Fado’s Irish Pub, 900 S. Miami, Fla. Association of Caribbean Law Students & South Asian Law Students Association.
· Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Greenspoon Marder, 600 Brickell Ave., Suite 3600, Miami, Fla. Greenspoon Marder cordially invites the community to welcoming Josh Doyle Florida Bar Executive Director to Miami. Self-parking will be validated. RSVP to MarketingTeam@gmlaw.com

* EventEvent

Early Learning Coalition (ELC’s) of Miami-Dade/Monroe will honor Black History Month on Thursday, Feb. 22 at David Lawrence Jr., Community Meeting Room Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe, 2555 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Suite 500, Coral Gables, Fla. For time and additional info call (305) 646-72220 ext. 2265.

* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* Open Mic NightOpen Mic Night

Mayor Oliver Gilbert and the City of Miami Gardens in partnership with The Florida Freedom Writers present Teen Open Mic Night on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at Starbucks Miami Gardens, 19401 N.W. 27 Ave., Miami Gardens, Fla. For more info and sign up con-tact Kevin Brown at kbrown@miamigardens-fl.gov

* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* CelebrationCelebration

The Lake Park Harbor Marina will host its monthly Sunset Celebration on Friday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m., with Happy Hour until 6 p.m., at 105 Lake Shore Dr., Lake Park, Fla. For more info call (561) 840-0160 or visit www.lakeparkmarina.com

* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

* EventsEvents

Miramar Pembroke Pines Regional Chamber of Commerce Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Century Village, Only open to Century Village Residents. There a booth fee.
· Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 7 to 9 a.m., at S.W. Focal Point Senior Center, 301 N.W. 103 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. RSVP by Monday, Feb. 12 at noon. There is cost for members and non-members.
· Wednesday, Feb. 21 – A Healthy U: Yoga Class from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Body Therapeutix, 1381 N.W. 129 Ave., Pembroke Pines, Fla. Free and open to Chamber Members registration required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 9 to 11 a.m., Club Nineteen, 10500 Taft St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. There is cost.
· Friday, Feb. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. – Chamber Networking Optimization, at 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Room 220, Weston, Fla. There a fee for Chamber members only space is limited to 15 attendees, pre-registration required no Walk-ins.

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* AuctionAuction

Absolute Public Auction City of Miami on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m., at City of Miami Solid Waste Facility, 1290 N.W. 20 St., Miami, Fla. Surplus vehicles * Trucks * Outboard Boat Motors, 4-Wheelers, plus more. Inspection 2 hours prior to Auction. For additional info call (954) 942-0917 or www.fisherauction.com

* BrunchBrunch

The Miami Dade Alliance of Gospel Music Professionals is proud to announce its Inaugural Black History Gospel Music Brunch on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m., at Bethel Apostolic Temple, 1855 N.W. 119 St., Miami, Fla. The event will also honor local gospel music legends. Honorees include Margaret Reynolds, J. Tyrone Hilton, Jeannette Wright, and Pastor Avery Jones. For cost and more info call (786) 832-2362.

* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* EventsEvents

Miami event part of national movement honoring Dr. Martin Luther King’s fight for basic freedom for sanitation workers and calling for an end to rigged economy, just day before Supreme Court hears case meant to attack working people. Leader from the women’s and civil rights movement, labor unions environment justice groups, religious leaders and others will mobilize in down-town Miami as part of a massive nationwide day of action on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m., at Bayfront Park in downtown

* EventEvent

The Punany Poets School of Seduction with a Maha Black Shampoo After Party on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 8 to 10 p.m., at Studio 5 Ten, 4510 N. Un-iversity Dr., Lauderhill, Fla.

* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

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* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* EventEvent

The Annual Pastor Emeritus and Scholarship Day in memory of the late Rev. Dr. Moses E. Monroe, Sr. will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at 3 p.m. introducing of the Rev. Dr. M. E. Monroe, Sr. Scholarship Fund at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 2251 Rev. Dr. M. E. Monroe, Sr. St. (N.W. 22 St.), Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

* EventsEvents

Stephens Creates Black History Month Events
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Black-tech Week 18 at 5 p.m., at the Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 and Saturday, Feb. 10 – Global 1000 Miami – Hiring Event at 5 p.m., at University of Miami, CIC 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., First Floor, Miami, Fla.
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – Global 1000 Miami- Black Tech Round Table by Urban Philanthropies from 3 to 5 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Friday, Feb. 9 – S.O.O.T. Movie: Spoken Word documentary featuring Liberty City residents and advocates, from 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6101 N.W. Seventh Ave., Miami., Fla. For more info call (305) 646-2331.
· Saturday, Feb. 1 – Fabulous Takes Overtown at 5 p.m., at Dunns Josephine Hotel, 1028 N.W. Third Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – Trayvon Martin Peace Walk and Talk at Carol City Park, at 8 a.m., at 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gar-dens, Fla. For additional info call (786) 504-4235.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Trayvon Martin Sixth Annual Remembrance Dinner at 6 p.m., at Double Tree by Hilton, 711 N.W. 72 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Sunday, Feb. 11 – Free Gospel Concert with “Melvin Williams of the Williams Brothers featuring Miami Mass Choir” at 5 p.m., at 1300 Adrienne Arsht Center-Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. reservation required.
· Wednesday, Feb. 14 – Valentine Pop Up Shop #Black Love” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring Valentine themed gifts, Silent Auction & Pop Up photo booth at Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Thursday, Feb. 15 – Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.., at The Florida Department of Health, 6065 N.W. Sixth Ct., Miami, Fla. For more info contact Praveena Saxena at (786) 216-9230.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – “Getting to Zero” Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Stephen P. Clark Government Center, 111 N.W. First St., Miami, Fla. For more details call Erika Coello at (786) 566-6651.
· Friday, Feb. 16 – Black Lounge Film Street presents ‘Sammy Davis Jr., I’ve Gotta Be Me” a documentary at Overtown Performing Art Cen-ter, 1074 N.W. Third Ave., Mia-mi, Fla. (ID is required), for tic-kets and additional info contact Harris Public Relations at (786) 897-8854.
· Saturday, Feb. 17 – “Black Heritage Festival 2018” from 12 noon to 4 p.m., at Betty F. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami, Fla.
· Saturday, 17 – Perez Art Museum Fifth Annual Reception & Fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m., at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (305) 375-1707 www.pamm.org.
· Sunday, Feb. 18 – Twenty-Fifth Annual Commemorative Service and Tenth Annual
”Youth Talent on Parade” at 3 p.m., at The Historic City of Miami Cemetery, 1800 N.E. Second Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 638-5800.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Miami-Dade County Small Business Development Division Vendor Outreach Event from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-3155.
· Thursday, Feb. 22 – Black Affairs Advisory Board’s Annual Law Enforcement and Emergency Services Career Fair, from 1 to 7 p.m., at Florida Memorial University-Smith Conference Center, 15800 N.W. 42 Ave., Miami, Fla. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Friday, Feb. 23 – Black History Month Closeout Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Northwest Second Ave. & N.W. Third St. to NW Sixth St. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Saturday, Feb. 24 – Macy’s & Miami-Dade Black Affairs Advisory Board Black History Month Celebration at 2 p.m., at Macy’s Aventura Store, 19535 Biscayne Blvd., Second Floor. For more info call (305) 375-4606.
· Sunday. Feb. 25 – South Dade Gospel Fest featuring “The Jones Family Singers” and the South Florida Ministers of Music at 5 p.m., at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 S.W. 21 St., Cutler Bay, Fla. For ticket info call (786) 573-5300.


* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

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* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* MeetingMeeting

Legacy in Action, The Carrie Meek Foundation to hold Community Outreach Meeting on Monday, Feb. 26, at 6 p.m., at Second Baptist Church, 11111 Pinkston Dr., Miami, Fla. This meeting is free and open to the community. For more info call (786) 613-7399.

* ProgramsPrograms

West Regional Library Children’s Programs
– Mondays at 4 p.m. – Happy Feet Storytime Stories & crafts, from ages 3-6. Caregives may enter during the craft portion
– Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. – Bedtime Stories: Stories & crafts, for all ages.
– Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. – Tiny Tales for Toddlers, stories, songs and crafts, for ages 24-40 months registration required.
– Wednesday at 4 p.m. – “Anything Can Happen” Stories & activities, for ages 3 and up.
– Thursday at 11 a.m. – Storytime Fun: stories, crafts for ages 3-5. Caregivers may enter during the craft portion
– Saturday, Feb.10 & 24 at 11 a.m. – Chess Club, raffle prize awarded at 12 noon for ages 5-18
– Saturday, Feb. at 10:30 a.m. – Computer Coding: Plantation Dojo: Free computer coding for children, meets every other Saturday sign-up using the following link http://www.eventbrite.com/o/plantationgojo for ages 8-18.
– Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. – Valentine Crafts-Pre-registration required, for ages 6-11
– Monday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. – Tween Book Club: Book discussion, crafts & treats, for ages 8-12 reg. required.
– Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 2 p.m. – Wednesday at West Sense of Cinema – Kirschbluten – Hanami – Cherry Blossoms” at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Call for more info (954) 765-1560.
– Saturday. Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. – International Festival
– Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. – Middle School Book Club for ages 11-14 or in Middle School reg. required.
– BookChat (High School) Book Club, for ages 14-18 or in High School, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call the Library for exact dates. For more info call (954) 765-1560.
– Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m. – Citizen: An Open Community Discussion at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. Featured Panelists: Rasheed Baaith, Community Outreach Co-ordinator, Lauderhill Police Department; Gordon Weekes Chief Assistant Public Defender, Broward County; Jabrina Thompson, community organizer, motivational speaker, and President/Founder of Jabrina Speaks.
– Saturday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. – Gold Coast Jazz Society at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 524-0805.
– Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. – West Regional Book Club at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla.


* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

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* Going Overtown Calendar of EveGoing Overtown Calendar of Eve

· Parent Leadership Training Institute on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at YWCA Overtown, 351 N.W. Fifth St., Miami, Fla.
· Black History Month Excellence Forum by in FOCUS Magazine TV online on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m., at Venture Café Miami, 1951 N.W. Seventh Ave., #600, Miami, Fla.
· No More Broke Hearts Domestic Violence Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5120 N.W. 24 Ave., Miami, Fla.
· Overtown Youth Super Saturdays, S.T.E.M. Tutoring & Recreational Fun on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 5 p.m., at Overtown Youth Center, 450 N.W. 14 St., Miami, Fla.
· Adrienne Arsht Free Gospel Sundays on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 12 a.m., at Adrienne Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Mia-mi, Fla.
· Touching Miami With Love “Big Dreamers” on Tuesday, Feb. 27 from 12 a.m. to 12 noon, at Devon Seafood Grill, 1175 Sherry Lane, Miami, Fl

* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

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* EventsEvents

United Way Upcoming Events
· Thursday, Feb. 8 – The Yoga Joint, from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1850 S.E. 17 St., #303, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There is cost to attend.
· Saturday, Feb. 10 – NextGen United Ben and Bew from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Ansin Building, 1300 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
· Thursday, March 15 – Women United Magnolia Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Pier 66 Hotel and Marina Crystal Ballroom

       

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