- Faith & Family
The Girl Power Program, 6015 NW 7th Avenue, will have their Girl’s Rites of Passage Summer Program from June 20-August 12. The deadline to sign up is June 24. For more information, contact Melonie Burke at 305-757-5502.
Miami Jackson Class of 1971 40th Class Reunion is to be held on June 23-26, at the El Palacio Hotel. Call Gail D. Roberts for more information at 305-343-0839 or Sherry Peters at 305-318-1332.
The Booker T. Washington Class of 1964 will be meeting on Friday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Avenue. Final plans for their upcoming trip will be discussed. For further information, contact G. Hunter at 305-632-6506.
Majestic Youth & Arts Academy, Inc., will have a Talent Show on Saturday, June 25 at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Center, 3000 NW 199th Street. For more information or to sign up to be apart of the talent show, contact Phyllis W. Simpkins at 786-443-3277 or email email@example.com.
The Metropolitan Dade County Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., The Faith Church and Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church will hold an observance of National HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Saturday, June 25 from 2-4 p.m at The Faith Church, 12555 NW 17th Avenue. The free forum will include important information, poetry that focuses on HIV/AIDS in the Black community and a Candlelight Vigil. For poets that wish to participate, contact Kameelah Brown at 305-815-6216 or for additional information, contact Alma Brown at 305-754-6319.
Mazaja the Writing Network offers open mic to the Muslim community. The next show will be on Saturday, June 25 at 6 p.m. at the Masjid Ibrahim Community Center, 6800 NW 7th Avenue. For more information, contact Zarifa Muhammad El at 786-380-6954.
The Booker T. Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will worship on Sunday, June 26 at 11 a.m. at Saint Stephens AME Church, 3400 NW 215th Street in Miami Gardens. For further information, contact Lebbie Lee at 305-213-0188.
Empower “U,” Inc. will be having free health screenings for Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, HIV/AIDS, etc. on Monday, June 27 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Court House, 1351 NW 12th Street.
The Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office will have a ‘Second Chance’ Sealing and Expungement Program on Thursday, June 30 from 4-7 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Center, 3000 NW 199th Street in Miami Gardens. To avoid waiting in line, pre-register at www.miamisao.com or fax a clear copy of your valid picture i.d. and phone number to 305-547-0273. For more information, call 305-547-0724.
The West Perrine Black Alumni of Miami Palmetto Senior High, presents an All Class Reunion (Classes 1969-1975) on July 1-3. The three day event includes a Meet and Greet and a worship service. The main event will be celebrated Saturday, July 2 at Jungle Island’s Tree Top Ballroom from 7 p.m.-midnight. For more information, contact Johnnie Vance at 305-989-1674 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Speaking Hands Annual Christmas in July-Toy Drive for deaf and hard of children. Bring all new unopened toys needed for kids ages newborn to 12 years, to the Speaking Hands office, Westgate Plaza, 127 N. State Road 7, Plantation, FL now until July 20th. For more information, call 954-792-7273 or 305-970-0054.
The Miami-Dade Public Library System will be hosting a Business Resource Open House on Thursday, July 21 at the Main Library, 101 West Flagler Street from 12-7 p.m. For more information on this event, contact the Business and Science Department at 305-375-5231.
The Miami Carol City High Class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th Class Reunion on July 22-24 at the Embassy Suites in Ft. Lauderdale. Activities will include: a meet and greet, bus tour of new MCCHS, dinner dance, worship service and picnic. For more information, go to www.carolcitysenior71.com or on Facebook “Miami Carol City Sr. High Class of ‘71 Reunion Info.” Contact Gwen Thomas Williams at 305-625-7244 or email email@example.com.
The City of Miami Gardens Youth Sports (CMGYS) Football and Cheerleading program is now accepting registrations for the upcoming 2011 season. The program is available for youth ages four-15. For more information on registrations and payment options, call 305-622-8080 or visit www.cmgys.com.
Summer BreakSpot, part of the USDA Summer Food Nutrition Program, will be open now until August 2011 at hundreds of sites across Miami-Dade County, providing free nutritious meals — breakfast, lunch and snack — all summer long for kids and teens, 18 and under. To find a Summer BreakSpot site near you, visit www.summerfoodflorida.org or call 211.
Miami Northwestern Class of 1972 Scholarship Fundraiser Bus Trip to Atlanta, GA for FAMU Classic on September 23-25. For additional information, contact Clarateen Kirkland-Kent at 305-323-5551 or Glenda Tyse at 954-987-0689.
Merry Poppins Daycare, 6427 NW 18th Avenue, will be having summer camp, Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-6 p.m. for ages five-12. For more information, contact Ruby P. White or Lakeyshe Anderson at 305-693-1008.
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, 6161 NW 22nd Avenue. We are beginning to make plans for our 50th Reunion. For more information, contact Evelyn at 305-621-8431.
The South Florida Workforce is having their annual Young Adult Summer Employment Program. South Florida Workforce will assist young adults to enhance their work skills and pursue the best jobs possible for the summer. If you are 14-24 years of age, live in Miami-Dade or Monroe County, a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S. and have low income, you may qualify to participate. If interested, visit www.southfloridaworkforce.com website and click on “Young Adults Register Here.”
Work from home and earn money. The CLICK Charity, 5530 NW 17th Avenue, is offering free computer web design classes for middle and high school students. Work at your own pace and receive one-on-one instruction in learning a very valuable trade. Registration and classes are free! Open Monday-Friday, 2-7 p.m. Don’t wait call, email or come by today: 305-691-8588 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free child care available at Miami-Dade County Community Action Agency Headstart/Early Head Start Program for children ages three-five for the upcoming school year. Income guidelines and Dade County residence apply only. We welcome children with special needs/disability with an MDCPS IEP. For more information, call 786-469-4622, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Looking for all former Montanari employees to get reacquainted. Meetings will be held at Piccadilly’s (West 49th Street) in Hialeah, on the last Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. We look forward to seeing each and every one of you. For more information, contact Loletta Forbes at 786-593-9687 or Elijah Lewis at 305-469-7735.
The Cemetery Beautifications Project, located at 3001 NW 46th Street is looking for volunteers and donations towards the upkeep and beautification of the Lincoln Park Cemetery. For more information, contact Dyrren S. Barber at 786-290-7357.