Vice Mayor Davis will host an open Forum on the Afford-able Health Care Act, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Multi-Service Complex, 6700 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, Fla. For more info call (954) 602-3133.
Martial Arts Foundation, in conjunction with the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation, will host the MAF2013 Annual Free Martial Arts Tournament, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at Dillard High School Gymnasium, 2501 Panther Lane, Fort Lauderdale, Fla
Adrienne Arsht Center For The Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, presents, The Untold Story of Music, a Free Fest Performance, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 at 1:30 p.m., 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For cost and additional info call (305) 949-6722.
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The Perils of HIV/AIDS is revealed in a Theatre of Creative Consciousness of the Arts presents, “A Devastating Impact” (The Stage Play), Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013 (2 show), matinee at 1 p.m., doors open at 12 noon, the second show at 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. For cost and ticket info contact (954) 357-6210.
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, Centennial Worship Event, Spiritual Renewal Nights
* Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m., Evangelist Bishop Sam T. Green of the Fifth Avenue Temple Church of God
* Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 7 p., Evangelist Pastor W.S. Gaskin of St. Luke Baptist Church
* Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m., at Evangelist Pastor Grace C. Washington of Love Life Christian Fellowship Church
* Saturday, Nov. 9, St. Christopher Episcopal Church Centennial Dinner, Celebrating 100 Years of Ministry, from 6 to 10 p.m., at Diamante’s Banquet Center, 6501 W. Comm. Blvd., Tamarac, Fla. For additional info call Cynthia Williams at (754) 245-3650.
* Sunday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m., Celebrant and Preacher: Right Reverend Bishop James Otley, associate Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southeast Florida.
The Church of Christ Holiness Unto The Lord will 25th Florida State Assembly to be held on Nov. 6 – 10, 2013 at Greater Faith Temple service will be held nightly at 7:30 p.m., 2301 N.W. 22 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A Community Seminar will be held Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Speakers include Dr. Rosalind Osgood, Bobby R. Henry, Sr. of the Westside Gazette newspaper and Guy Wheeler with Justice for Life.
Youth for Christ Outreach Ministries, to host Annual November Fest, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at 675 N.W. 22 Rd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Pride of Fort Lauderdale Elks, Lodge No. 652, Annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at 11 a.m., at 712 N.W. Second St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. George Allen, keynote speaker. For more info Richard Miles at (954) 240-8838 or (954) 463-7474.
Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, will partner with the Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated, to host a political forum; “Serve and Protect” or “Violation of Civil Rights”, Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Nov.14, 2013, St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 318 N.W. Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The forum is open to the public. Parents are encouraged to attend and bring young males 11 through 18 years of age. Light healthy refreshments will be served and community service hours will be given.
Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, will partner with the Alpha Lambda Omega Chapter of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Incorporated, to host a political forum; “Serve and Protect” or “Violation of Civil Rights”, Thursday, 6:30p.m., Nov.14, 2013, St. Christopher Episcopal Church, 318 N.W. Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The forum is open to the public . Parents are encouraged to attend and bring young males 11 through 18 years of age. Light healthy refreshments will be served and community service hours will be given.
* Conference Conference
Join First Baptist Piney Grove Women’s Conference “Daughter’s Led By The Spirit”, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at 7 p.m., at 4699 W. Oakland Pk., Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. Janice Hayes, guest speaker.
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African-American Research Library Cultural Center, 2650 Sistrunk Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
* Wednesdays, Nov. 13 Session 1 and 20 Session Free SAT/ACT Workshop for College-Bound Students. Session 1 Math, Session 2 Math 7 Science, from 5 to 7 p.m. For more info call the library to pre-register (954) 357-6209.
* Thursday, Nov. 14 – Computer Literacy II, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
* Financial Education Workshop: Learn to Become “An Owner, Not a Loaner”, Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m., Financial educator David W. McPherson. For more info call the welcome desk at (954) 357-6210.
* Thursday, Nov. 22 – Microsoft Word I, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
* Friday, Nov. 22 – Microsoft Word II, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
* Friday, Nov. 15
* Saturday, Nov. 23 – Free SAT/ACT Workshop for College-Bound Students. Session 3 Reading, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more info call to pre-register at (954) 357-6209.
* Free Computer Classes schedule: Pre-registration is required for all classes. Call (954) 357-6236. Due to limited seating, registration begins 6 days prior to each scheduled class. Pre-registered students are asking to arrive 15 min. before class to check in. *** Please bring a storage device if you wish to save your work***
For more info for free classes being offered at other library locations call (954) 357-6239 or inquire at the computer or reference information desk.
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The neighborhood surrounding Franklin Park in unincorporated Broward is invited to celebrate Turkey Day a couple of weeks early with a Thanksgiving Appreciation Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Franklin Park, 2501 Franklin Dr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For all ages. For additional info call the park at (954) 357-7078. Franklin Park is accessible via Broward County Transit Routes #11, #36, and #40.
St. George Civic Association, Inc., presents “A Community on the Move”, A Month of Thanksgiving, Every Friday, Nov. 15, 22, 2013 from 7-9 p.m., Celebration Close Out in the Park, Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 3501 N.W. Eight St., Lauderhill, Fla. St. George Civic Association, Inc, & Lauderhill “We Care Fund”, Food Drive, donate through Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Boxes are located in all of the City of Lauderhill Parks for Drop Off. For more info contact Tony Williams, at (954) 579-5567 or Mae Smith, at (954) 279-3406 or Annette Jones at (954) 746-9050.
Light of Life Worship Center presents “Fall Festival Weekend”, Friday, Nov. 15, A Night of Thanksgiving Friday, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 16, Family Fun Event, from 12 noon to 3 p.m., at St. George Park, 3501 N.W. Eight, St., Lauderhill, Fla. and Sunday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m., at Worship Service at LOLWC 4457 N. University Dr., Lauderhill, Fla.
Light of Life Worship Center presents “Fall Festival Week-end”, Friday, Nov. 15, A Night of Thanksgiving Friday, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 16, Family Fun Event, from 12 noon to 3 p.m., at St. George Park, 3501 N.W. Eight, St., Lauderhill, Fla. and Sunday, Nov. 17, at 11 a.m., at Worship Service at LOLWC 4457 N. Un-iversity Dr., Lauderhill, Fla.
Elementary Title I School Families, Linking The Library to Literacy, (A Research Based, Award Winning Parent/Family Involvement Program), Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Harris Chapel United Methodist Church, 2351 N.W. 26 St., Oakland Park, Fla. Fanya Jabouin, keynote speaker. Free food, resources! Title 1 bus, fun learning activities, face painting and more. For more info call (954) 731-0520.
Clark-Atlanta University South Broward Alumni Association Meeting, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at 3 p.m., at Piccadilly Restaurant, 4500 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, Fla. For more info call Reeta Nielly Mills at (954) 454-3404.
Zeta Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will present a free workshop to students in grades 9-12 on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 2-5 p.m. at the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC), 2650 Sistrunk Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The chapter’s “AKAdemic Road Scholars” College Tour in 2013 is the catalyst for this activity. College bound high school students are welcome and parents are encouraged to attend. Registration starts at 1:30 pm. Workshop topics include: SAT/ACT Testing Requirements, College Admissions Requirements, College Application Process, Scholarships and Financial Aid, College Life and What to Expect. For more info contact Annette Johnson- Hurry at (954) 253-1520.
Broward County hosts “How to do Business with Broward County, 2013 Workshop Series Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to noon , at Tamarac Branch Library, 8701 W. Comm. Blvd., Tamarac, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6400 or (954) 357-5664.
* Book FairBook Fair
The Friends of Southwest Regional Library will be having a Book Fair, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from 10 to 4 p.m., at 16835 Sheridan St., Pompano Beach. With gently used magazines, hardcover and paperback books for adults and children, books on CD and more. For more info call (954) 357-6580.
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Free Event, Shelia Ray Charles, daughter of the legendary singer Ray Charles will be joining Radio Host Anna Stephenson of WWNN Radio AM 1470 for the Lujable book signing, Nov. 16, 20 13 from 12 noon to 5 p.m., at Double Tree Hotel and Hilton, 100 Fair-way Drive Deerfield Beach, Fla. Selia Ray Charles will be one of six authors that will talk, sell and sign their books. Shelia Ray Charles will be talking about her book entitled Behind the Shades. She will also be singing a few of her fathers Ray Charles hit songs. Info for Double Tree by Hilton Hotel call (954) 427-7700. For more info call (786) 376-6118 or (305) 274-0638.
Washington Park Homeowners Association and Community Enhancement Colla-boration present 13th Annual Washington Park Community Thanksgiving Feast, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 5199 Pembroke Rd., Hollywood, Fla. To RSVP for the luncheon (954) 987-0625 or email@example.com For more info or to donate, please visit www.ceceashpark.org
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The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support & Resource Center to host Prostate Cancer Support Group, for patients, survivors and caregivers, facilitated by Dr. Barbara Montford, meet every third Monday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support & Resource Center, 6600 N.W. 27 Ave., Suite A-9, Miami, Fla. (BAC Funding Building). Refreshments will be provided. For more info or questions call (305) 836-3408 or email us at the firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fort Lauderdale Black Police Officer’s Association is proud to present the 2013 Thanksgiving Food Giveaway Project. The FLBPOA will be hosting a Thanksgiving Food Giveaway to feed less fortunate families during the Thanksgiving Holiday season. Members of the organization will be delivering food to families at their homes in the Fort Lauderdale area on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. We are still accepting monetary donations from organizations, businesses, and individuals who are interested in assisting the FLBPOA in their mission to spread holiday cheer. We are also still accepting names of families that are in need. The Fort Lauderdale Black Police Officers Association appreciated the help and assistance given by the community. If you have any questions, contact FLBPOA President/FLPD Officer Nina R. Justice at (954) email@example.com or FLBPOA Sgt-At-Arms/FLPD Sergeant Edgar Cruz at (954) firstname.lastname@example.org for any additional inquires.
The YMCA to host, Healthcare Reform Seminar, Thurs-day, Nov. 21, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 N.W. 11 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Thanksgiving Season Food Distribution, State Rep. Gwyn Clarke-Reed District 92 in conjunction with Jack Cory and the Pompano Beach Farmer’s Market, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Boys & Girls Club (Jim and Jan Moran Unit), 27 S. Dixie Hwy, Deerfield Beach, Fla. (SW corner of Hillsboro Blvd & Dixie Hwy). Parking will be available at Florida Child Care First Aid/CPA, Inc. 49 S. Dixie Hwy, directly south of the Boys and Girls Club. For more info or to volunteer, call (954) 786-4848.
St. George Civic Association, Inc., presents “A Community on the Move”, A Month of Thanksgiving,Every Celebration Close Out in the Park, Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 3501 N.W. Eight St., Lauderhill, Fla. St. George Civic Association, Inc, & Lauderhill “We Care Fund”, Food Drive, donate through Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. Boxes are located in all of the City of Lauderhill Parks for Drop Off. For more info contact Tony Williams, at (954) 579-5567 or Mae Smith, at (954) 279-3406 or Annette Jones at (954) 746-9050.
Kiwanis of Central Broward Fish & Grits Breakfast, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 from 8 to 11 a.m., at West Ken Lark Park, 1321 N.W. 33 Ave., Lauderhill, Fla. For additional info call (954) 735-0619.
Alpha Gamma Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., will meet Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at 11 a.m., at Kazah Temple, 500 Fisherman St., Opa Locka, Fla. A special invitation to attend is extended to inactive members. For more info (305) 653-5326.
* Worship Worship
The community is cordially invited to join the Dillard High School Class of 1972 in Worship Service, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at 7:30 a.m., at Mt. Hermon A.M.E. Church, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Rev. Henry E. Green, Jr., pastor. For further info call Rev. E. Houston Brown, at (954) 463-6309.
Affordable Care Act Enrollment Center opens on Sistrunk Blvd., 930 Sistrunk Blvd., Suite A, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. To help our community calculate subsidies enroll for medical insurance (‘Obamacare”) Newbridge Insurance offers free daily workshop to assist with forms and plan selections. Licensed and insured agents can help free of charge. For more info call (954) 357-2715
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McDonald’s & Achievers’ Preschool presents Literacy Fun Day, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at McDonald’s 3073 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park, Fla.