- Faith & Family
P-SAY Entertainment in association with De’Leon CoppaDon and Jiffy Ent. presents ‘Color me Thick’ on Sunday, May 20 at 7 p.m at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium. For information call 786-317-1980 or 786-355-4557.
Gen44/Florida Finance Committee and DJs for Obama present 2012: The Block Party on Saturday, May 19, from 2 – 8 p.m. at Wynwood Walls, 2528 NW 2nd Avenue. For tickets to go http://iOBA.MA/qb
The Miami Inner City Film Festival 2012 will hold its fist annual weekend of short films and feature movies that are produced, written and directed by Blacks from Thursday, May 9- Sunday, May 12 at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22 Ave. For more information call 786-558-3323 or go to www.micff.net
The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project will be celebrating 20 years of mentorship at their 2013 5000 RoleModels Reunion. All role models members, mentors and students are urged to contact the Role Models’s office:e-mail 5000RoleModels@dadeschools.netor call 305-995-2451ext. 2.
The Coalition of African Queen Mothers in America is hosting Mothers March on Starvation on May 12th at the Sherbondy Park, 777 Sharazad Blvd. in Opa-Locka beginning at 10 a.m.
American Senior High Alumni Association is hosting a masquerade ball, “An Evening of Fun and Fantasy”, on July 27th at the Hillcrest Country Club. For information call 305-458-4436.
Miami Rescue Mission is hosting their fourth annual Alumni Picnic at Crandon Park Beach, 6747 Crandon Blvd in Key Biscayne, on June 16th, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The Miami Jackson Senior High Class of 1973 is having their 40 year reunion June 14 – 16, 2013. For information call 305-469-7621.
The Gamma Alpha Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. is calling all former Gents and Gems to be honored at the 30th anniversary of Iphila Phantasia, the presentation of Gents and Gems, on May 12th at Florida Memorial University, 15800 NW 42nd Avenue. For information and to RSVP, call 305-836-8048 and 305-624-6795.
International recording artist Francine Ealey Murphy will headline a special Mother’s Day concert, “A Night of Worship with Mother” on Sunday, May 13th at 6 p.m. at the Rehoboth International Faith Center, 2451 NW 79th Street in Miami.
Booker T. Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will meet May 26th at 4:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. For information, call 305-213-0188.
On May 25th, there will be an Old Timers Pep Rally and Old School Dance at the American Legion Hall. On May 26th, there will be a picnic at the American Legion Hall. For more information, call Debbie Ingraham Walker at 786-541-7988.
The Old Dillard Museum, 1009 NW 4th Street in Ft. Lauderdale, is hosting a Florida Emancipation Day Mini-Festival on May 19th, 1 – 5 p.m.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s Dade County Alumnae Chapter will host their annual May Week Celebration with the free children’s “Red Reading Night” at the North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd Street, and South Dade Regional Library, 10750 S.W. 211th Street, on May 16th, from 6 – 8 p.m. RSVP by May 12th. For information call Vandetta Thomas at 786-229-7885.
Miami International Mall hosts national Mom’s Nite Out on May 10th, 5 – 8 p.m. at 1455 NW 107th Ave., Miami. For information call Llessir Mendoza 305-593-1777.
Booker T. Washington Class of 1964, will meet May 26th, at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center at 4:30 p.m. For information contact Gladstone Hunter at 305-632-6506.
Miami Northwestern Sr High Class of 1973 will meet the 3rd Sunday of each month.We are planning our 40th reunion in 2013. For information call Gloria 305-635-3015 or Louise 305-215-3911.
The Miami Northwestern Class of 1967 meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the home of Queen Hall 870 NW 168th Drive. We are in the process of planning our 45th Reunion. Call Elaine at 786 227-7397 or www.northwesternclassof67.com.
The Miami Northwestern Class of 1962 meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 4 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. We are beginning to make plans for our 50th Reunion. Contact Evelyn at 305-621-8431.
Booker T. Washington Class of 1967 meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. For information contact Lucius King at 305-333-7128.
The National Coalition of 100 Black Women — Greater Miami Chapter is accepting applications for girls ages 12-18 to participate in Just Us Girls Mentoring Program. Monthly sessions will be held every 3rd Saturday at the Carrie Meek Center at Hadley Park. Call 800-658-1292 for information.
Liberty City Farmers Market will be open each Thursday, 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at TACOLCY Park until May 2012. For information call 954-235-2601 or 305-751-1295 ext. 107.
New Beginning Baptist Church of Deliverance of All Nations invites you to weight loss classes the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. Call Sister McDonald at 786-499-2896.
Range Park is offering free self-defense/karate classes for children and adults each Monday and Wednesday from 6 – 8 p.m. The location is 525 N.W. 62nd Street. For more information call 305-757-7961 or contact Clayton Powell at 786-306-6442.
Chai Community Services food program is taking applications from low income families and veterans. All services are free. For applications call 786-273-0294.
Dads for Justice, a program under Chai Community Services assists non-custodial parents through Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office with child support modifications and visitation rights. For information call 786-273-0294.
Jewels Baton Twirling Academy is now accepting registration for the 2012 season. Open to those who attend any elementary schools within the 33147, 33142, 33150 zip codes and actively attend church. Contact Elder Tanya Jackson at 786-357-4939 to sign up.
Resources for Veterans Sacred Trust offers affordable and supporting housing assistance, family resiliency training and other resources for low-income veteran families facing homelessness or challenges maintaining housing stability in Broward and Dade counties. Call 855-778-3411 or visit www.411Veterans.com for information.
Solid Rock Enterprise, Inc. Restorative Justice Academy offers free consultation if your child is experiencing problems with bullies, fighting, disruptive school behaviors sibling conflicts and/or poor academic performance. For information call 786-488-4792 or visit www.solidrockent.org
Miami-Dade County Community Action & Human Services Head Start/Early Head Start Open Enrollment Campaign for free comprehensive child care is underway for pregnant women and children ages 2 months to 5 years residing in Miami-Dade County. Applications and a list of Head Start Centers are available at www.miamidade.gov/cahs or call 786- 469-4622.
Looking for all Evans County High School Alumni to create a South Florida Alumni contact roster. If you attended or graduated from Evans County High School in Claxton, Georgia, contact 305-829-1345 or 786-514-4912
S.A.V. (Survivors Against Violence) is a Bible-based program for young people and meets at Betty T. Ferguson Center in Miami Gardens each week. For info call Minister Eric Robinson at 954-548-4323 or www.savingfamilies.webs.com.
Empowerment Tutoring in Miami Gardens offers free tutoring with trained teachers. For information call 305-654-7251.
Merry Poppins Daycare/Kindergarten in Miami has free open enrollment for VPK, all day program. For information contact Lakeysha Anderson at 305-693-1008.
City of Miami Gardens Commission for Women presents voter information town hall meeting on Wednesday, May 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at- Miami Gardens City Hall 1515 NW167th St., Bldg.#5 Suite 200.
Florida House of Representative Cynthia Stafford (D-109) presents Town Hall meeting, update for Legislative session 2012. Tuesday, May 22 at 6:00 p.m. Location- Carrie P. Meek Center Hadley Park 1350 NW 50th St.
A local softball team for healthy ladies who are 50+ years old is ready to start and only needs 15 more players. Many different experience levels are welcome. For information, call Coach Rozier at 305-389-0288 or Gloria at 305-688-3322.
Looking for all former Montanari employees to get reacquainted. Meetings are held on the last Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. For information contact Loletta Forbes at 786-593-9687 or Elijah Lewis at 305-469-7735.
Miami Jackson and Miami Northwestern Alumni Associations are calling all former basketball players and cheerleaders for the upcoming 2012 Alumni Charity Basketball game. Generals call 786-419-5805, Bulls call 786-873-5992, for information.
Miami Jackson Senior High class of 92 is currently planning a 20th year reunion. Call committee president Herbert Roach at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Crowd Ministries presents South Florida Gospel Festival at Amelia Earhart Park on Saturday, June 30th from 11a.m.- 6 p.m. For information contact Constance Koon-Johnson at 786-290-3258.
The Miami Northwestern class of 1959 is sponsoring a six-day, five-night trip to the Biltmore Estate, Asheville, N.C., May 27–– June 1st. For information call Barbara, 305-688-209; Joyce, 305-836-0057 or Pat, 305-758-7968.
The Miami North Western Class of 1967 will elect officers at the regular meeting May 9, at the home of Queen Hall, 870 NW 168th Drive. For info. contact Elaine 786-27-7397.