World AIDS Day 2013 Compassion, Passion & Purpose, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 from 5 to 8 p.m., at Christian Community Church of God, 2052 N.W. 49 Ave., Lauderhill, Fla. An evening of inspirational celebration through dance, music, spoken word and also educational info about HIV/AIDS, and testing. Refreshments will be provided.
The Community is invited. Facing AIDS: Begins With Me” an event commemorating World AIDS Day, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m., at Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Dr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Duane Cramer, keynote speaker. For more info call (954) 357-5390.
It’s Time to Prepare for your 2014 Season of Greater, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 5 & 6, 2013, at 7:30 p.m., at New Life Church, 140 N.E. Fifth Ave., Deerfield Beach, Fla. The Dream Team Evangelist LaTongela Allen and Dr. Diane M. Lazare. Free event.
The Tobacco-Free Partner-ship of Broward County, the Florida Department of Health in Broward, Miami-Dade, and Saint Lucie Counties, will present the second annual Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing Seminar, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 780 S.W. 24 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 467-4700, ext. 5804.
Save the Date for the Seventh Annual Light Up Sistrunk, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 from 5 to 9 p.m., at Historic Sistrunk Blvd., between N.W. Ninth Ave. and N.W. 12 Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 828-4742.
The Life Center of Miramar welcomes the community to attend its Christmas Craze Winter Wonderland, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m., at 11902 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, Fla. For additional info call (954) 260-9348.
Mount Hermon AME Church presents “Rise Up and Follow That Star!”, An original Christmas Cantata, Musicians/directors: Eddie John & Ronald Smith, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 7 p.m., at 401 N.W. Seventh Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Henry E. Green, Jr., pastor. For cost and additional info call (954) 463-6309.
Silver Slipper Mask Ball, a Holiday Kick-Off Celebration, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 from 7 to 11 p.m., at Collins Community Center, 3900 N.E. Third Ave., Oakland Park, Fla.
Broward County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Delta Education and Life Development Foundation, Inc. presents Adolescent Health and Sexuality Conference, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2103 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Sunland Park Academy, 919 N.W. 13 Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info (954) 522-2840 or www.BCACDST.ORG or ADHELATH@BCACBST.ORG
My Future My Choice Inc., Bowling Tournament, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 from 1 to 5 p.m., at Sawgrass Lanes, 8501 N. University Dr., Tamarac, Fla. For additional info call (954) 603-1392 x201.
Ecumenical Outreach Minis-try Holiday Luncheon, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 seating at 12:30 and luncheon begins at 1 p.m., at Mount Hermon African Methodist Episcopal Church, 404 N.W. Seventh Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Henry E. Green, pastor, Rev. Dr. Pat Langston-Crusoe Jackson, ministry leader. For cost and additional info call Mt. Hermon AME Church at (954) 463-6309. NO tickets will be sold at the door.
The Zeta D.O.V.E. Foundation and the Delta Eta Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., to host 2014 Cotillion Kickoff, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013 at 4 p.m., at Lauderdale Lakes Library/Educational and Cultural Center, 3580 Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. Business/Dress attire is required. Parents please attend to receive details about the upcoming calendar and preparation period. For further details and to confirm your attendance, contact Vera Hankerson at (954) 572-7723 or Janice Hayes at (954) 484-2906.
* Science and Engineering FairScience and Engineering Fair
Miami Garden’s Councilman to sponsor the City’s Third Annual Science and Engineering Fair, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at St. Thomas University, 16401 N.W. 37 Ave., Miami Gardens, Fla. The Fair concludes, Tuesday, Dec. 10, with the Science Fair Awards Presentation, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami Gardens, Fla.
For more info call (305) 948-8063 x 201
Pay it Forward Symposium, Something Bigger than Me: Giving back to the community this Holiday Season, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at 1 p.m., at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dr. Fairest Hill (YOTM), consultant, author & recording artist. For cost and additional info contact Debra Gresham, at (954) 604-1155.
Bethlehem Revisited Experiene at One Holly Night, Friday, Dec. 13-17, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m., at 8650 W. Sample Rd., Coral Spring, F;a/ This event is free for all ages. For additional info call (954) 752-0333 firstchurchcoralspring.org.
Ashanti Cultural Arts will presents its 13th annual award winning production of “The Chocolate Nutcracker”, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at 7 p.m., at Beautiful Broward Center for the Performing Arts, in the Amaturo Theatre, 201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For tickets and additional info call (954) 462-0222 or log to browardcenter.or
The Kiwanis Club of Central Broward/The Central Broward Kiwanis Foundation to host A Taste of Kiwanis, Saturday. Dec. 14. 2013 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and 2 to 4 p.m., at West Ken Lark Park, 1321 N.W. 33 Ave., Lauderhill, FLa. For additional info call (954) 467-7448 or (954) 956-7286.
Broward County hosts “How to do Business with Broward County, 2013 Workshop Series Saturday, Dec. 17, 2013 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at South Regional/Broward County Library, 7300 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6400 or (954) 357-5664.
Ecumenical Outreach Ministry, Holiday Luncheon, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2013 at 12:30, at Mount Hermon AME Church, 404 N.W. Seventh Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Henry, Green, pastor. For cost and additional info (954) 463-6309. NO Tickets will be sold at the door.
Old Dillard Museum & Next Weekend Production, presents A Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at 7 p.m., at 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 322-8828.
St. John United Methodist Church cordially invited the community to share a wonderful and magical week of Christmas bliss as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, Monday, Dec. 16 thru Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m., at 1520 N.W. Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Simon Osunlana. For cost and additional info call (954) 467-1692 or (954) 467-3360.
* Voter Registration DriveVoter Registration Drive
Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, will sponsor a voter registration drive, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pleasures of the Sea Restaurant, 1275 N.W. 31 Ave. , Lauderhill, Fla. This public event is for community persons in need of a new voter registration or lost card as well as updates for addresses, political party affiliations and name changes. For more info, call (954) 410-6673 or visit the chapter’s website at email@example.com or on Face Book.