- Faith & Family
The City of Miami Gardens is hosting a Home Energy Savings Workshop on Thursday, November 3 from 5:45-7 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Complex in the Birds of Paradise Room. For more information, call 305-622-8041.
Booker T. Washington Senior High School is hosting their Career Day, College Fair and Job Fair on Friday, November 4 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Yelena Revere at 305-324-8900 ext. 2251 or Mrs. Kawesi Nimmons at 305-324-8900 ext. 2257.
MDC North Campus and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund is hosting “College is Possible” Town Hall and College EXPO for middle and high school students on Saturday, November 5 from 8 a.m.-noon at MDC’s North Campus. Registration for the free event is required by calling 305-237-1149.
Actors’ Playhouse is launching Second Annual Young Talent Big Dreams Countywide Talent Search on Saturday, November 5 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wertheim Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit www.actorsplayhouse.org or call 211.
King of Foods, Inc. will host its 3rd Annual “King of Ribs” BBQ Cook-Off & Food Festival at Calder Casino & Race Course on the 4th Floor Terrace in Miami Gardens. It will be held on Saturday, November 5 from 12-8 p.m. For more information, contact Kelly Hunter at 786-768-8324.
The Booker T. Washington Class of 1962 will meet Saturday, November 5 at 4 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Plans are being made for our 50th Anniversary in June 2012. All classmates are encouraged to attend and participate so that we can make this a grand reunion. For more information, contact Helen Tharpes Boneparte at 305-691-1333 or Lonzie Nichols at 305-835-6588.
Miami Dade College will host “Only Sustainable,” the 2011 International Conference on Renewable Energy from November 7-9 at its Wolfson Campus Chapman Conference Center. To register, or for more information, visit www.onlysustainable.com.
Registration for Miami-Dade County Parks’ Winter Break Camps begins on Monday, November 7. Camps will be held December 19, 2011-January 2, 2012 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, contact Miami-Dade County Information Hotline at 3-1-1 or the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department at 305-755-7842.
The Department of Education will host its second community meeting on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Miami Central’s auditorium. This meeting will provide community members from Miami Central and Miami Edison with tools to assist in making wise educational decisions for the children in the community. For more information, contact Bessie Legrant at 305-696-4161 ext. 2227.
Liberty City Farmers Market will be held Thursdays, 12-5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. starting Thursday, November 10th at TACOLCY Park until May 2012. For more information, call 954-235-2601 or 305-751-1295 ext. 107.
The Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami will have homeownership application meetings at several locations: Saturday, November 12 at New Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m.; Wednesday, November 16 at African Heritage Cultural Arts Center at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, November 26 at Ministerio C.E.L.A. at 9 a.m.; Saturday, November 26 at Overtown Youth Center at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact McKenzie Moore at 305-634-3628.
Booker T. Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will meet on Saturday, November 12 at 4:30 p.m. at African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. For more information, contact Lebbie Lee at 305-213-0188.
The Booker T. Washington Class of 1964 will worship on Sunday, November 13 at St. Mary’s W.M. Church, 4798 NW 8th Avenue, in celebration of the church’s 88th Anniversary. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. For further information, contact G. Hunter at 305-632-6506.
Landmark Education is collecting new and gently used books for children in Tri-County area during the month of November for families who can’t provide books for their children. For more information, call 305-962-6067, 954-292-9348, 954-455-4153 or 561-309-4723.
The Miami Northwestern Class of 1967 will meet Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Queen Hall in Miami Gardens. Meetings are the second Wednesday of each month. The remaining calendar date is December 14. Any questions, contact Elaine Mellerson at 305-757-4471 or 786-227-7397.
Speaking Hands Organization is hosting a three day mini camp on November 21-23. For more information, call 954-792-7273.
Chai Community Services will host “Gotta Get a Turkey Giveaway” on Tuesday, November 22 from 2-5 p.m. at Christ of God Tabernacle. First come, first serve to 500 families. For more information, call 786-273-0294.
P.H.I.R.S.T. Impressionz, a dinner poetry event returns at Oasis Cafe in North Miami. It will be held on Sundays, November 27 and December 18 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 786-273-5115.
The College of Arts and Science Art and Art History Department at UM presents the 4th Cane Fair featuring artwork of UM students. The exhibition will run from November 29, 2011 to January 27, 2012 at the Wynwood Project Space. For more information, call 305-284-3161.
The Miami Jazz Society, Miami Tower, Sky Lounge and Community Cultural Discovery Exchange presents the fall downtown jazz series and downtown film series during the month of November at the Miami Tower Sky Lounge and the Intercontinental Miami Indigo Bar. For more information, contact Keith Clarke at 305-684-4564.
The Washingtonians Class of 6T5, Inc. present their 3rd Annual Holiday Extravaganza “Luau Ball” on Saturday, December 3 from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at The Grand Parisien Ballroom. For more information, contact Barbara Brown Graham at 305-205-7115.
Dad’s 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 more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 786-273-0294.
Jewels Baton Twirling Academy is now accepting registration for the 2012 season. This is a fun way to keep your child occupied outside of school. 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.
The Miami Jackson Generals Alumni Association is calling all former cheerleaders, drill team, majorettes, dance line, flagettes and band members for the upcoming Soul Bowl Alumni Pep Rally. For more information, call 305-651-5599 or 786-256-2609.
The Miami-Dade Community Action Agency’s (CAA) Head Start Program has immediate openings for comprehensive child care at the South Miami Head Start Center for children ages 3-5 only. For more information, call Adrienne, Jennifer of Sofia at 305-665-4684.
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 Gwendolyn Levant Bryant at 305-829-1345 or Lottie Nesby Brown at 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 information, contact Minister Eric Robinson at 954-548-4323 or www.savingfamilies.webs.com.
Empowerment Tutoring in Miami Gardens offers free tutoring with trained teachers. For more information, call 305-654-7251.
Merry Poppins Daycare/Kindergarten in Miami has free open enrollment for VPK, all day program. For information, contact Ruby P. White or Lakeysha Anderson at 305-693-1008.
Calling healthy ladies 50+ to start a softball team for fun and laughs. Be apart of this historical adventure. Twenty-four start-up players needed. For more information, call Jean at 305-688-3322 or Coach Rozier at 305-389-0288.
The Miami Northwestern Class of 1962 meets on the second 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. For more information, contact Evelyn at 305-621-8431.
Looking for all former Montanari employees to get reacquainted. Meetings are held on the last Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Loletta Forbes at 786-593-9687 or Elijah Lewis at 305-469-7735.
Great Crowd Ministries presents South Florida Gospel Festival at Amelia Earhart Park on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, contact Constance Koon-Johnson at 786-290-3258.
Come and join The Washingtonians Class of 6T5 Inc. on their cruise aboard Carnival Cruise Line, Imagination on June 8-11, 2012 to the Bahamas. For more information, contact Barbara Brown Graham at 305-205-7115 or Vera Lee at 305-308-5549.