Lifestyles Calendar, April 18 - 25, 2012

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Miami Northwestern Class of 1965 invites the classes of 1964, 1966 and 1967 to worship with the on April 29th at New Shiloh Baptist Church at 9:30 a.m.,1350 N. W. 95th Street in Miami. For further information, contact Marguerite 305-635-8671. Miami Dade College will host HANA's First Annual Historic Leadership Convention Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, April 19, 1:00 p.m. at Freedom Tower, MDC 600 Biscayne Blvd. For information call 305-609-7498. Booker T. Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will meet on Saturday, April 21, at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center at 4:30 p.m. For information contact Lebbie Lee at 305-213-0188. The BethuneCookman University Concert Chorale will be presented in concert, Sunday, April 22, at First Baptist Church Piney Grove, 4699 West Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes at 4:30 p.m. For information call Hattie Dee Harden at 954-735-6289 or Gwen Adams at 954-735-1500. The event is free. The Gospel Choir Explosion, featuring The Woods, Unspeakable Joy and various local choirs takes place on Sunday, April 28, at 7 p.m. at the Joseph Caleb Auditorium. The Booker T. Washington Alumni Association, Inc. will present its 2012 Living Legends Orange and Black Gala Ball on Saturday, April 28 at the Biscayne Bay Marriott Hotel, 1633 North Bayshore Drive. Reception 7 - 8 p.m., awards ceremony 8 p.m. For tickets and info call Kathryn Hepburn, 786-443-8221. Brundibar, a holocaust memorial children's opera with guest performances takes place Sunday, April 29, at 5:00 p.m at Temple Emanu-El, Frost Sanctuary, 1701 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach. For information call 305-662-7494. The Miami Northwestern Class of 1967 meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at7 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 3rdSaturdayat 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 grandparents raising their grandchildren. 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 more 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 of age 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. 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 upcoming2012 Alumni Charity Basketball game.Generals call 786-419-5805, Bulls call 786-873-5992, for information. Miami Jackson Senior Highclass of 92 is currently planning a 20th year reunion. Call committee president Herbert Roach at hollywud3@hotmail.com. 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.