Lifestyle Calendar February 8th-14th
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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 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Jan. - June at the Carrie Meek Center at Hadley Park, 1350 N.W. 50th Street. Call 1-800-658-1292 for information. Miami Jazz Society and Community Cultural Discovery Exchange will present a free viewing of "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years,1954 - 1965" every Tuesday during the month of February at 6 p.m.and 8:15 p.m. the Miami Tower,100 S.E.2nd Street . The Miami Jazz Society will offer a free jazz concert featuring students from the University of Miami Jazz Band on Feb. 8th, 7-10 p.m. at the Miami Tower,100 S.E. 2nd Street,19th floor auditorium. Reception, 5- 6 p.m. Contact Keith Clarke at 305-684-4564 or www, miamijazzsociety.com. The Historic Virginia Key Beach Park will serve as home to the world-renown GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance, February 9-12th. Please contact Emma Hewitt at 786-332-4630 or visit www.virginiakey grassroots.org. The Miami Chapter of The American Guild of Organists will present a free organ concert performed by Dr. Anthony Williams at The Historic St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 1750 N.W 3rd Avenue on Sunday, February 12th at 4p.m. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Greater Miami Chapter presents the Alvin Ailey Modern Dance Workshop on Wednesday, February 8th from 6-7p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. The class is open to all level dancers ages 16 and older. Advance registration is required because space is limited. Deadline is Monday, February 8th. You may call 1-800-658-1291 or visit www.ncbw100miami.org for more information. BestBuy is awarding up to 1.2million in scholarships for students in grades 9-12. Students need solid grades plus community service or work experience. Deadline is Feb.15th. To see details and /or to apply visit www.bestbuy-communityrelations.com or www.at15.com. The Urban Partnership Drug Free Community Coalition monthly meeting will be held on Feb.16th, at Arthur Teele Community Center, 6301 NE 2nd Avenue The Coalition is an urban partnership dedicated to the reduction / prevention of youth substance abuse in the greater Liberty City and Little Haiti communities. Contact Linda Beauchamp at 305 398 5985 for additional information. The Booker T.Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will meet on Saturday, Feb.18th at 4:30p.m. at the African Heritage CulturalArts Center.For information contact Lebbie Lee at 305-213-0188. 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. Lose sins while you lose weight. Contact Sister McDonald at 786-499-2896. Opa-locka Farmers Market at Nathan B. Young Elementary is now open on Wednesday afternoons from 2-5 p.m. through March 7th. The address is 14120 N.W. 24th Ave. For information call 305-685-0973. Chai Community Services food program is taking applications from grandparents raising their grandchildren. All services are free. For applications call 786-273-0294. 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 information or to schedule an appointment 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. 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 information, call 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 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 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 information call 305-654-7251. 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. Merry Poppins Daycare/Kindergarten in Miami has free open enrollment for VPK, all day program. For information contact Lakeysha Anderson at 305-693-1008. Calling healthy ladies 50+ to start a softball team for fun and laughs. Be a part of this historical adventure. Twenty-four start-up players needed. For information call Coach Rozier at 305-389-0288. 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. For 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 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, June 30th from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. For information contact Constance Koon-Johnson at 786-290-3258. Xcel Family Enrichment Center, Inc. a not for-profit community based charitable organization will be celebrating it's 2nd Annual Black Marriage Day Walk on March 24th at Miami Carol City Park 3201N.W.185th St. Registration/walk begins and ends 8-9:30 a.m. Entertainment, speeches and testimonials 10 a.m.- 2p.m. For information contact Ms.Gilbert at 786-267-4544. 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 and Miami Northwestern Alumni Associations are asking all former basketball players that played during Jackson coach, Jake Caldwells tenure 1970-1988, and Northwestern coach, Fred Jones tenure 1982-1996 who would like to participate in the special tribute on March 2nd. Generals call 305-655-1435 or Bulls call 305-218-6171. Miami Jackson Senior High class of 92 is currently planning a 20th year reunion. If you are a 92 graduate, please contact the committee president, Herbert Roach at firstname.lastname@example.org or the secretary, Ronatta Jones, at email@example.com. The play/monologues is called:Rose Colored Monologues will have a show inShowroom inside D & Bs, (Dave & Busters), 3000 Oakwood Blvd. HollywoodSaturday, February 11th at 6:00 PM.