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admin | 9/11/2011, 8:56 a.m.

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 phyllis@majesticyouthandartsacademy.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 vvance@bellsouth.net.

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.