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Lauderhill Women Club, meets the first Thursday of each month, at 7 p.m., at the Sadkin Center, 1176 N.W. 42 Way Lauderhill,Fla. For more info call (954) 739-6941.
Presbyterian Women of Ascension Peace Presbyterian Church, Tea Party, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 from 3 to 6 p.m., at 2701 N. State Road 7, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 733-1663.
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Chi Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated will host its annual Health Fair “A Focus on Family Health and Cancer Awareness”, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., Northwest Regional Library, 3151 N. Univ. Drive, Coral Springs, Fla.
This is a free event and is co-sponsored by Broward Health. Pre-registration is required for onsite mammograms. Call (954) 789-7573 to register. For additional info, visit us at firstname.lastname@example.org
South Florida Women of Color community leaders will unite, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 for the Third Annual Women of Color Empowerment Conference. The leadership con-ference will be held at the Riverside Hotel on Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The theme: “Building Relationships Uniting Leaders”. For additional info registration and sponsorship opportunities http://www.southfloridawomenofcolor.com
Positive Images Enterprise, Inc., A Salute to our Servicemen and women, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Carolina Club, 3011 Rock Island Rd., Margate, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 484-1824.
Bob Marley Messenger exhibition visits Miami from Thursday, Oct. 11, 2013 – Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 on its last stop before it travels to Jamaica forever, the exhibition opens with a celebration, Thursday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 12, from 1 to 4 p.m., at History Miami, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami, Fla. For cost and additional info call (954) 375-1492.
Women Empowering Women Conference, Thursday, Oct. 10-11, 2013 at 7 p.m., at Christ’s Kingdom Life Center International, 5431 Mayo St., Hollywood, Fla. Scripture Theme: Hebrews 10:23-25 1 Peter 3:3 Sub-Theme: Your ‘inner’ Strength & Beauty Glows. Min Monique Green and Pastor Al Currie both of NC, guest speakers. Conference concludes, Sunday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. For cost and additional info call (954) 963-1355.
We are seeking outgoing middle and high school students who participate in sports at their school, clubs or with a higher level team in the community.
· Between the ages of 13 – 16 years old
· A Varsity player or Starter on the team
· Comfortable voicing their opinion in a small group of their peers
This will be conducted in our Fort Lauderdale office on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 and they will be compensated $100 for their time and opinions.
In order to participate, we must ask you and your child a few qualifying questions please contact us by telephone at (954) 771-7725, hit option 1, then 2 for Focus Groups.
Join The Midtown Arts & Business Center Marketplace on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 6 p.m., The Midtown Commerce Center, 1033 N.W. Sixth St. (Sistrunk Blvd.), Suite 103, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For our second round of Cocktails, Cigars & Soulful Thursdays, featuring cocktails, live cigar rolling, and soulful entertainment provided by Fred Allen. Tickets are $10 at the door. Please share this email with others in your network to help spread the word and RSVP to the event on our Facebook page. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there!
Friends and Family invited to attend The South Florida Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and witness the Ordination of Mrs. Denise M. Smith-Blue to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Mt. Hermon A.M.E. Church, 17800 N.W. 25 Ave., Miami Gardens, Fla. Bus transportation provided for those interested for a nominal donation, bus leaves promptly at 8:15 a.m. from and will re-turn around 3 or 4 p.m. to Payne Chapel AME Church, 801 Ninth St., West Palm Beach, Fla. For further info contact Mrs. Blue at (561) 707-0287
Come join the Old Dillard Museum, Grand Opening Exhibition, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2103 at 6 p.m., at Old Dillard Museum, 1009 N.W. Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Showcasing the Dynamic Designs and Fabulous Fashions of Graphic Artist and Illustrator GMoss. For additional info call (754) 322-0020.
Blackhart Blessings want to Thank You, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at The Elks Lodge, 712 N.W. Second St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Family oriented event to support our dedication to Breast Cancer Awareness. Come out and enjoy music, food, and free random prizes and enjoy affordable services and purchase Breast Cancer items available.
Lift Ministry Of None Divided In Jesus Christ The Everlasting Life Inc., hold it’s first annual Health & Community Resource Fair, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 2501 N.W. 14 Ct., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. There will be activities for the children, free refreshments and raffles /giveaways. For more info contact Sis Tijuana at (954) 696-1926 or Sis Stacy at (954) 226-6778.
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15th Street Church of Christ to host a Free Community Health Fair, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 390 N.W. 15 St., Pompano Beach, Fla. For additional info call Janie Rhone at (954) 973-7590 or Jessie Wright at (954) 627-2964.
T. Willard Fair’s 50th Anniversary Celebration as President of the Urban League of Greater Miami, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 7 to 11 p.m., at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Fla. For tables info con-tact Gabby Reid at email@example.com or (305) 576-3790 for cost and additional info contact Circle of One Marketing, Suzan McDowellsuzan@circleofonemarkering.com or Elvis Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (305) 576-3790
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Dillard Comprehensive High School Class of 1970 presents Annual Fish Fry and Fundraiser, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., at Roosevelt Gardens Park, 2841 N.W. 11 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
One Hand One Heart invites the community to The Women Empowerment Seminars, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at 9 a.m., at 100 S.W. Ninth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Theme: Center of It All. For cost and additional info contact Laurane Simon at (954) 775-6439 or register online at www.1hand1heart.com
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Judah Worship Word Minis-tries International, a special Ministry to Women Conference, Wednesday, Oct. 16 – Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at 7:30 p.m., nightly, at 4441 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dr. W.L. Mitchell, senior pastor. Guest speaker Prophetess and Recording Artist Jekalyn Carr or West Memphis, AR., conference speaker Prophetess Linda Roark of Trenton, OH; Prophetess Sharon Seay Whitelaw of Jackson, TN; and Prophetess Erika Toney of Jacksonville, Fla. For more info contact the church at (954) 791-2999.
The celebration is for Rev. Dr. Derrick J. Hughes & Lady Hughes Third Pastoral Anniversary for First Baptist Church Piney Grove, 4699 W. Oak. Pk., Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
The services will be held at First Baptist nightly, beginning Thursday, Oct. 17 – Rev. Dr. Alphonso Jackson, Sr. 2nd Baptist Church, Miami Fla.; Oct. 18 – Concert featuring recording artist, Lisa Page Brooks and Oct. 20 – Rev. Marvin E. Wiley, Rock of Ages Baptist Church, Maywood, Ill.
18th Annual Susan G. Komen Miami/Fort Lauderdale Race for the Cure, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at 7:30 a.m., at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Fla. For additional info call MaryEllen Becher at (954) 234-7532. To register or volunteer go to www.komenmiaftl.org or call (305) 383-7116.
GIRLfessional Network Inc., to host Ride ‘em Cowgirl… It’s Part 2 of the Western Showdown “Theme: “Party in Pink With A Purpose!”, Breast Cancer Awareness, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 from 4 to 10 p.m., at Club Vision Night Club, 2674 E. Oak. Pk., Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Dress code: Pink western attire. For cost and additional info contact Cheroyln Thompson at (754) 281-6122. To make a donation on our website www.GIRLFESSIONALSNETWORKINC.COM
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Broward College and the City of Fort Lauderdale will be giving away two free trees per household to current Fort Lauderdale residents, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 from 8 a.m. to noon, at Broward College’s downtown Willis Holcombe Center, 111 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info contact Gene Dempsey at (954) 828-5785 or www.fortlauderdale.gov or email@example.com.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County Inc. 17th Annual Forget Me Not Memorial Event, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Anne Kolb Nature Center, West Lake Park 751 Sheridan Street Hollywood, Fla. To RSVP contact Sandra Despagne at (954) 765-0550 Ext 344.
Broward County Board of County Commissioner, to host Affordable Care Act 101: Who Is Eeligible, What Does It Mean, When Do I Eenroll, How Do I Enroll? Workshop
· Thursday, Oct. 24 – from 11 a.m. to noon, at Lauderhill Mall Library, 4257 N.W. 12 St., Lauderhill, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-7833
· Monday, Oct. 28 – from 11 a.m. to noon, at Tamarac Library, 8701 W. Comm. Blvd., Tamarac, Fla. For more info call (954) 765-1500
· Tuesday, Oct. 29 – from 1 to 2 p.m., at North Regional/Broward College Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, Fla. For more info call (954) 201-2600
· Wednesday, Oct. 30 – from 6 to 7 p.m., at Southwest Regional Library, 16835 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6580
· Wednesday, Oct. 30 – from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Imperial Point Library, 5985 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6530
· Saturday, Nov. 2 – from 3 to 4 p.m., at Weston Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd., Weston, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-5420
· Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at West Regional Library, 8601 W. Broward Blvd., Plantation, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6599
· Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, 837 E. Hillsboro Blvd., Deerfield Beach, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-7680
· Saturday, Nov. 9 from 1 to 2 p.m., at Davie/ Cooper City Library, 4600 S.W. 82 Ave., Davie, Fla. For more info call (954) 357-6399
Be a super hero for a cure and join Relay For Life of Pompano Beach for our Heroes Kickoff Party, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Everest University, 225 N. Federal Highway, Pompano Beach, Fla. Refreshments, raffles and fun children are welcome. For more info visit www.relayforlife.org/pompanobeachfl.
African American Performing Arts Community Theatre, Inc., presents, Fences, Written by August Wilson, Directed by Teddy Harrell, Jr., Friday, Oct. 25 thru Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Wendell Narcisse Theatre, 6161 N.W. 22 Ave., Miami, Fla. For cost and additional info call (305) 456-0287.
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St. Christopher Episcopal Church, Dinner Sale, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at 318 N.W. Sixth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 306-6148.
Dillard High Class 1968 will be celebrating their 45th Class Reunion, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26, 2013, at 7 p.m., at the Federated Women’s’Club, 2185 N.W. 19 St., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. All classmates are encouraged to join. We are still having class meetings every fourth Monday of each month. For additional info contact Annett Barnes-Walters at (754) 224-7317 or Jake Walters (754) 224-7318.
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Greater Fort Lauderdale National College Fair, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Convention Center requires visitors to the College Fair to present ID, there is a parking fee. For questions and additional info contact Ralph Aiello at (754) 321-2119.
Global Village Impact, Inc., a nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization motivated to assist the homeless, indigent, elderly, youth, needy and veterans in our area announced their participation in the annual Make A Difference Day hosted by USA Weekend and Points of Hope. The Make A Difference Day showcases how the neighborhood unites to help the indigent, homeless and those in need in our community. This year’s theme: “A Global Event” Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at the Pride of Fort Lauderdale Elks Lodge #652, 712 N.W. Second, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For additional info call (954) 237-7774.
The high school marching bands will be competing in the prestigious Florida Bandmasters Association Performance Assessment, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at 10:30 p.m., at Coral Springs High School, 7201 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs, Fla. A different band will take to the field approxi-mately every 15 minutes. The marching bands are judged on their musical abilities, marching skills, maneuvering abilities and overall presentation. For cost and additional info contact Cathleen Brennan at (754) 321-2300.
BLUSINO is a charity casino fundraising event hosted by the Broward County Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.,Gamma Gamma Sigma, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 from 7 p.m. to midnight, at Fireman’s PBA Hall, 2901 S.W. 26 Terr., Dania Beach, Fla. For ticket and additional info contact Kirphton Fray at (954) 243-9827 or www.SigmaGGS.com.
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Six Annual Honey Bun’s Old School Reunion 2013, Family Activities & Cookout, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Joseph C. Carter 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more info call (954) 828-5407 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.fortlauderdale.gov/life.
Sistah to Sistah Connection presents its exciting Eight Annual Women’s Outreach Luncheon, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Signature Grand Ballroom, 6900 State Road 84 in Davie, Fla. In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness, the theme of our luncheon is “Spreading a Message of Hope and Healing”. Please RSVP no later than Saturday, Oct. 12. Register on our website,www.SistahtoSistahconnection.com. Pay online, at Paypal or make checks payable to Sistah to Sistah Connection, 13133 S.W. 29 Street, Miramar, Fla, 33027. For cost and additional info please contact Gigi R. Holloway, (786) 246-7578, Rhonda Sheffield, (954) 367-7916, Cynthia Clarke-Smith, (305) 450-4836 or Donna Bell, (954) 260-9348.
The Fort Lauderdale Police Athletic League and Prince II Kings event, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 from 1 to 4 p.m., at Joseph Cater Park, 1450 W. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For an application contact Sergeant Ivory Nelson (954) 828-5521 or Sharon Hughes at (954) 821-1396.
The community ask to join State Rep. Gwyndolen “ Gwyn” Clarke-Reed for an Affordable Care Act Information & Enrollment Town Hall, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m., at Westside Park Recreation Center, 445 SW Second St., Deerfield Beach, Fla. For more info call (954) 786-4848.
In observance of International Violence Against Women Act and Domestic Violence Month, the Broward County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. sponsored by the Westside Gazette will host a class designed to introduce women to self defense techniques that have proven to be life-saving, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 at 6:15 p.m., at Kathleen C. Wright Development Center 2250 N.W. 21 Ave., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. All women and girls are encouraged to attend this FREE event. This self-defense class will be co-sponsored by Girl Jitsu, Inc. The techniques taught are effective enough to be employed by tactical response teams and military personnel, but simple enough to be utilized by the everyday citizen. This class is an introductory level class and is a step in the right direction when addressing safety and awareness of your surroundings.
Please dress comfortably preferably in work out clothing. No jewelry or sharp objects are allowed on your person while class is in session. Class starts promptly at 6:30 you must RSVP at (954) 522-2840 to participate in class.
The Fort Lauderdale Chapter of Tennessee State University National Alumni Association meets the second Tuesday of each month at the King’s Super Buffet, 7101 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderhill, Fla. Interest\-ed alumni should contact us at (954) 401-5976 for more info.
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church Youth Ministry, Hallelujah Night, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at 6:30 p.m., at 1161 N.W. 29 Terr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla. For more call (954) 581-0455.