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A free Black History Fair/ Exhibit will be held at the E. Pat. Larkins Center, 520 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Pompano Beach, Fla. on Feb. 5 through 8, 2015, open to the public and designed for the community to celebrate African American contributions to the American experience.
The following events have been scheduled for public enjoyment: Thursday, Feb. 5 from 6-9 p.m., opening Reception/Black History Exhibits; Friday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. – Black History Exhibits, students are welcome; Saturday, Feb. 7, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. – Black History Exhibits, health screenings by Broward Health North Dental Education by Managed Care of North America, there will be live entertainment – Omega 3 DJS and HBCUs college information. Sunday, Feb. 8 1-5 p.m. – Black History Exhibits, live jazz entertainment by RC Music Group and a Classic there’s a fee for the Car Show.

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* Free SAT & ACT Prep at Re-gionFree SAT & ACT Prep at Re-gion

North Regional Library – (954) 201-2600
· Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 – Session 1: from 5 to 7 p.m.
· Saturday, Feb. 14 – Session 2: from 12 to 2:30 p.m.
· Tuesday, Feb. 17 – Session 3: from 5 to 7 p.m.
· Saturday, Feb. 21 – Session 4: from 12 to 2:30 p.m.
· Tuesday, Feb. 24 – Session 5: from 5 to 7:30 p.m.

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* FAU Event for Black History MoFAU Event for Black History Mo

Florida Atlantic University will celebrates Black History Month with a series of events
· Black History Month Movie Night: ‘Dear White People”, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 from 4 to 6 p.m., at Oasis Lounge, 3200 College Ave., Davis campus. For more info call Gary Santos Mendoza at (954) 236-1264.
· Black Alumni Society reception, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Great Hall Marleen and Harold Forkas Alumni Center, Media attendance only. For more info call (561) 297-7026
· Black History Month Celebration, Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Heritage Hall, 3200 College Ave., Davie Campus. For more info call (954) 236-1264.
· Fashion and Hair Show, Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Live Oak B-D, Stu-dent Union. For more info rhogan9@fau.edu.
· LGBTQ People of Color Discussion Panel, Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m., Live Oak A-D, Student Union. For more info ecohen2009@fau.edu.
· Black History Month Movie Night: “Dear White People”, Monday, Feb. 16, from 7 to 11 p.m., at Burrow, Student union. For more info (561) 799-8696.
· Spiritual Songs: Naima Johnston Bush, Ph.D., Thurs-day, Feb. 26, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Auditorium, AD 119. For more info call (561) 799-8696.

* Black History Month EventsBlack History Month Events

· Black History Month Festival and Parade, Wednesday. Feb. 11, 2015 from 9 to 11:50 a.m. at Miami Dade College W. Campus, 3800 N.W. 115 Ave, Room 1102
· Black Freedom Exhibit Artist Reception, Saturday, Feb. 14, at 9 p.m., at Opening February 14 – May 2 – Yeelen Gallery, 294 N.W. 54 St., Miami, Fla.
· Trayvon Martin Foundation’s Remembrance Week-end “Walk and Peace Talk”
Saturday, Feb. 14, registration at 8 a.m., at Carol City Park, 3201 N.W. 185 St., Miami Gardens
· The Peace Walk participants include youth, community activists, faith leaders, and celebrities including families who have lost a child to gun violence to all stands in solidarity. The Peace Talk follows the Peach Walk with an engaging community dialogue on how to empower youth and curtail violence. The Peace Talk will be at Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 N.W. 199 St., Miami Gardens, Fla. To register for the walk at eventbrite.com/e/trayvon-martin-3rd-annual-peace-walk-tickets-15368673115.
· Trayvon Martin’s 20th Birthday Gala & Annual Remembrance Dinner Sunday, Feb. 15, at 5 p.m., at Doubletree Hotel, 711 N.W. 72nd Ave, Miami, Fla. For tickets info call (786) 504-4235 or visit TrayvonMartinFoundation.org.
· Village Dialogue: Miami’s Black World Community’s Presence and Future Thursday, Feb. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at South Dade Library, 10750 S.W. 211th St., Cutler Bay
· Ankara Miami presents Africa Fashion Week, ThursDay, Feb. 19 – Sunday, Feb. 22 – various locations. Tickets can be purchase at AnkaraMiamiFashionWeek.com. Event lineup:
· Thursday, Feb. 19, VIP Meet & Greet, private location
· Friday, Feb. 20, Run-way Showcase, Toyota of North Miami (ticketed event)
· Saturday, Feb. 21, Run-way Showcase, Kovens Conference Center (ticketed event)
· Sunday, Feb. 22, Ankara Miami Pop-Up Shop, Alessandra Gold Concept Store
· Miami Dade College’s African-American Closing Celebration Thursday, Feb. 26, from 5:40 to 7 p.m., at MDC W. Campus, 3800 N.W. 115th Ave, Room 1102, Miami, Fla.
Black Tech Week
· February 23 – 28 – Miami Dade College North Campus, 11380 N.W. 27th Ave., Miami, Fla. For info and registration details, visit BlackTechWeek.com.
· Black History Month Heritage Tour, Saturday, Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. and at 1 p.m., at The Historic Lyric Theater, 819 N.W. Second Ave, Miami the Black Archives History & for info, call (786) 708-4610. Tickets can be purchased at miamiblackhistorytours.eventbrite.com.
· An Evening of Praise: Our Story Through Song
· Saturday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m., at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church, 17800 N.W. 25th Ave., Miami Gardens. Fla. Tickets are and can be purchased at eventbrite.com/e/evening-of-praise-our-story-through-song-tickets-15524530288.
· Caribe Film Fest February 27 – 28 – Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 N.E. 59th Terr, Miami. Visit CaribFilmFest.com for more info.
· Art of Haiti and Quebec at the African-American Re-search Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. More than 20 artists from Quebec and Haiti are featured in an exhibit showcasing paintings and sculptures of great cultural diversity.

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Throughout February, Broward College will celebrate Black History Month with several events on its campuses.
· Mis-Education of the Negro and the ‘N’ Word, Thurs-day, Feb. 12, at 12:30 p.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus. 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Performing Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Bldg. 68b. For more info call Rudy Jean-Bart at (954) 201-8947.
· Evolution of Black Women: From the Slave House to the White House, Monday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd., Davie, Bldg. 1008, room 105-108. For more info Jose Lopez at (954) 201-6236.
· Maya Angelou Tribute Festival, Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd., Davie, Bldg. 19, Patio. For more info call Jose Lopex at (954) 201-6236.
· Evolution of Black Women: From the Slave House to the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Building 46, Room 152. For more info call Joseph Pickering at (954) 201-2009.
· The Middle Passage and Beyond, Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Omni Auditorium. For more info call Oluyinka Tella at (954) 201-2033.
· African Skylore, Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m., at A Huge Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd., Davie Buehler Planetarium and Observatory. For more info call Susan Barnett at (954) 201-6681.

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* MeetingsMeetings

The Broward County Alumni Chapter of Florida A&M University invites all graduates, supporters, family and friends to their monthly meeting, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at 10 a.m., at Osswald Park, 2220 N.W. 21st Ave., Fort Lauder-dale, Fla. Wear red instead of orange and green, in support of Heart Awareness Month. Tickets for Rattlers Comedy Night at the Improv. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 will be available. Valentine gift basket drawing. For more info call (954) 430-9760.

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* ClinicClinic

Free Boca Raton Sand Volleyball Clinic, Sand Turtles Volleyball training for adults and kids ages 8+, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 from 6:45 to 8 p.m., at Meadows Park, Boca Raton, Fla. Twelve lesson training session starts Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015. For additional info call (954) 345-0550.

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Dillard High School of 1966 Meeting the Third of each month, from 7 to 8 p.m., at Oswald Park 2220 N.W. 21 Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info contact Marralyn Davus at (954) 587-7472 or Hattie Eckford at (954) 735-0404.

* SeminarsSeminars

BrightStar Credit Union’s Free financial and investment monthly seminars Credit Matters – Understanding Your Credit Score, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at 3175 N. State Rd. 7 Margate, Fla. For more info call (945) 487-2728 ext. 5017.

* SeminarsSeminars

BrightStar Credit Union’s Free financial and investment monthly seminars Credit Matters – Understanding Your Credit Score, Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at 3175 N. State Rd. 7 Margate, Fla. For more info call (945) 487-2728 ext. 5017.

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* CarnivalCarnival

The City of Lauderdale Lakes will host its Seventh Annual Black History Month Parade & Community Carnival, “Who We Are”, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 at 9 a.m., at Willie Webb Sr. Park, Northwest 37th Ave., and Northwest 23rd St., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. If you would like to participate in the parade visit our website at www.lauderdalelakes.org or (954) 535-2785.

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The City of Fort Lauderdale invites the community to celebrate Black History Month with the following events:
· Kijiji Moja, Saturday, Feb. 21, from 1 to 4 p.m., at Carter Park, 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 828-5411.
· Sistrunk Parade & Festival, Saturday, Feb. 28 – Parade starts from 9-11 a.m., on Sistrunk Blvd., from N.W. Ninth to N.W. 22 Ave., the Festival starts at noon to 9 p.m., at Mills Ponds Park, 2201 N.W. Ninth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 687-3477 or www.sistrunkfestival.org
· Fort Lauderdale neighbors hosting a night just for you! Neighbor Support Night, Thursday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 8:30 p.m., at the City Hall. For additional info call Junia Robin-son at (954) 828-5289.
· Relax at Friday Night Tunes, enjoy a Free concert with a broad range of musical varieties featuring a different live performance each month. Friday Night Tunes takes place on the third Friday of each of month from 7 to 10 p.m., at Joseph C. Carter Park, 1450 Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Randy Corinathian kicks off Friday Night Tunes, Friday, Feb. 20. Bring your chairs and blankets and snacks to relax under the stars. For more info call (954) 828-5363

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* Celebration Celebration

Rock Road Restoration Historical Group, Inc., is hosting its Seventh Annual Black History Event; this event will be in conjunction with Broward County 100th Year Celebration, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m., at E. Pat Larkins Center, 520 MLK Blvd., Pompano Beach, Fla. Mr. Bill Clark, Broward County First African American Florida House of Representative, is the keynote speaker. For ticket info call (954) 943-6511.

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* ClassesClasses

Reigns and Pours Creations Company to host two free classes, Monday, Feb. 23 and Monday, March 30, 2015 from 5 to 6 p.m. and/or 6 to 7 p.m., at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For additional info call Ms. Gresham at debra.gresham1@gmail.com or (954) 604-1155.

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* SeminarsSeminars

BrightStar Credit Union’s Free financial and investment monthly seminars Credit Matters – Understanding Your Credit Score, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at 2400 Davie Rd., Davie, Fla. and Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at 1600 S. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, Fla. For more info call (945) 487-2728 ext. 5017.

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* Broward College Celebrates BlBroward College Celebrates Bl

Throughout February, Broward College will celebrate Black History Month with several events on its campuses.

· Black is Beautiful with Stan Pearson, Wednesday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd. Davie, Bldg. 3, Room 100. For more info call Jose Lopez at (954) 201-6236 or jlopez1@broward.edu.
· Herbs, Drums and Witch Doctors: Traditional African Medicine and Contemporary Black Practices, Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Student Activity Center. For more info contact Carlos Parra at (954) 201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.
· African Continent Festival, Thursday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek, Omni Auditorium. For more info contact Oluyinka Tella at (954) 201-2033 or otella@broward.edu.
· Afro Diaries, Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Pe-forming Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b. For tickets info call (954) 201-8243 or visit http://www/bspca.org. For additional info contact Angela Nicoletti at (954) 201-7939 or anicolet@broward.edu.

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* Broward College Celebrates BlBroward College Celebrates Bl

Throughout February, Broward College will celebrate Black History Month with several events on its campuses.

· Black is Beautiful with Stan Pearson, Wednesday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd. Davie, Bldg. 3, Room 100. For more info call Jose Lopez at (954) 201-6236 or jlopez1@broward.edu.
· Herbs, Drums and Witch Doctors: Traditional African Medicine and Contemporary Black Practices, Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Student Activity Center. For more info contact Carlos Parra at (954) 201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.
· African Continent Festival, Thursday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek, Omni Auditorium. For more info contact Oluyinka Tella at (954) 201-2033 or otella@broward.edu.
· Afro Diaries, Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Pe-forming Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b. For tickets info call (954) 201-8243 or visit http://www/bspca.org. For additional info contact Angela Nicoletti at (954) 201-7939 or anicolet@broward.edu.

* EventsEvents

Spring Party, Run & Rally for Teen Dating Violence Awareness, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at 1901 N.W. 49 Ave., Lauderhill, Fla. For more info contact Mizanne Laud at (954) 760-9800 x 1215. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, please join Lauderhill 6-12 to help spread awareness to our community.

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* Broward College Celebrates BlBroward College Celebrates Bl

Throughout February, Broward College will celebrate Black History Month with several events on its campuses.

· Black is Beautiful with Stan Pearson, Wednesday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd. Davie, Bldg. 3, Room 100. For more info call Jose Lopez at (954) 201-6236 or jlopez1@broward.edu.
· Herbs, Drums and Witch Doctors: Traditional African Medicine and Contemporary Black Practices, Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Student Activity Center. For more info contact Carlos Parra at (954) 201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.
· African Continent Festival, Thursday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek, Omni Auditorium. For more info contact Oluyinka Tella at (954) 201-2033 or otella@broward.edu.
· Afro Diaries, Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Pe-forming Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b. For tickets info call (954) 201-8243 or visit http://www/bspca.org. For additional info contact Angela Nicoletti at (954) 201-7939 or anicolet@broward.edu.

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* Voter Registration DriveVoter Registration Drive

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, Chi Psi Omega Chapter’s Connection Commit-tee will sponsor a voter registration drive Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lincoln Park, 1800 N.W. Sixth St., Fort Lauderdale. For additional information, call (954) 410-6673,visit the chapter’s website, Chipsiomega@info.org or on Face Book.

* Broward College Celebrates BlBroward College Celebrates Bl

Throughout February, Broward College will celebrate Black History Month with several events on its campuses.

· Black is Beautiful with Stan Pearson, Wednesday, Feb. 25, from noon to 2 p.m., at A. Hugh Adams Central Campus, 3501 Davie Rd. Davie, Bldg. 3, Room 100. For more info call Jose Lopez at (954) 201-6236 or jlopez1@broward.edu.
· Herbs, Drums and Witch Doctors: Traditional African Medicine and Contemporary Black Practices, Thursday, Feb. 26, at 11 a.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Student Activity Center. For more info contact Carlos Parra at (954) 201-8997 or cparra@broward.edu.
· African Continent Festival, Thursday, Feb. 26, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at Broward College N. Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek, Omni Auditorium. For more info contact Oluyinka Tella at (954) 201-2033 or otella@broward.edu.
· Afro Diaries, Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8 p.m., at Judson A. Samuels S. Campus, 7200 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, Pe-forming Cultural Arts Theater (PCAT), Building 68b. For tickets info call (954) 201-8243 or visit http://www/bspca.org. For additional info contact Angela Nicoletti at (954) 201-7939 or anicolet@broward.edu.

* Happenings at African-AmericanHappenings at African-American

African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderale, Fla.
Saturday, Feb. 28 – at 3 p.m., informative and entertaining program in recognition of Black History Month. Reflecting different cultures both in person and in subject matter, Rabbi Henry of Temple Haim and Pastor Henry Green of Mount Hermon Church will discuss slavery in Egypt and America. Bishop/Dr. George Peart, a published author on slavery, will add his insights to the presentation. Pastor Gene Townsel of the Source Christian Fellowship will sing several up-lifting and spiritual songs at the program. The joyful Mount Hermon Church Choir will perform and Alexander Mikchaylovsky will play haunting Holocaust melodies on his violin. This is event Free.

* LuncheonLuncheon

South Broward Alumnae Chapter’s Real Shoe Luncheon, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at 11 a.m., at Hillcrest Golf & Country Club, 4600 Hillcrest Dr., Hollywood, Fla. Attire: Red shoes with Black and/or white attire requested. For more info (954) 303-3585 or info@dstouthbroward.org/http://www.dstsouthbroward.org

 

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