Community Calendar, June 13 - 18, 2012
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The Ansha Group and Dj vu Theatre Production is hosting the original play, Divided We Fall, an adaption of the West Side Story, on July 21st at 4 p.m. at the African-American Research Library at 2650 Sistrunk Blvd in Ft. Lauderdale. RSVPs are required. For information, call954-557-7491 or 954-478-4883. Booker T. Washington Class of 1965, Inc. will meet on June 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. For more information, call Lebbie Lee at 305-213-0188. The Vision to Victory Human Services Corporation is hosting a free Homeownership Community event to allow homeowners to meet one-on-one with mortgage companies and a HUD certified housing counselor to find options for their housing needs. The event will be held on June 16th, 9 a.m. 2 p.m. Homeowners must bring several documents proving their identification and their financial situation. For a complete list of acceptable documents and free help to put them together, please call 305-691-3464. Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p. m. on Friday, June 29th at the Omega Activity Center 15600 N.W.42nd Ave. A free fish fry will be a part of the meeting and all TSU graduates and friends are invited. For information contact Charles C. Stafford at 305-624-3663. Miami Northwestern Alumni Classes are hosting their annual Blue and Gold Dance at the Hialeah Race Track, 2200 E. 4th Avenue in Hialeah on July 7, 8 p.m. 2 a.m. For tickets and additional information, please call John L. Cheever at 305-693-1513. The Opa-Locka Panthers spring cheerleader camp at Ingraham Park, at 2100 Burlington Street, begins May 22 - June 7th, 6 - 8 p.m. For more information contact coach Keisha at 305-318-3876 or Mashanda at 305-318-2213. Miami Rescue Mission is hosting their fourth annual Alumni Picnic at Crandon Park Beach, 6747 Crandon Blvd in Key Biscayne, on June 16th, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Youth Education and Athletic Program (YEAP) Summer camp June 11th - August 10th, Monday-Friday,7 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information call 305-454-9546. Merry Poppins Daycare/Kindergarten will have open enrollment for VPK class now and summer camp June 11th- August 17th. For information call Ruby White or Lakeysha Anderson at 305-693-1008. Urban Partnership Drug Free Community Coalition monthly meeting will be held on Thursday, June 21st at the Jessie Trice Family Health Center, 5607 N.W. 27th Ave. from 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.Miami Central High School Class of 1992 is celebrating their 20-year reunion June 22nd - June 24th. For information contact 786-258-3450 or email firstname.lastname@example.orgMiami Northwestern Class of 72 presents an Old School Dance on June 22nd, 8 p.m. -1 a.m. at the Sheraton Ft. Lauderdale Airport Hotel-1825 Griffin Rd, Dania. For more information contact Don Williams at 954-376-0656 or Rosylen Sutton-Cox at 786-390-7478. Booker T. Washingtons 1962 Alumni Class is planning their 50th reunion June 24th- July 1st. All are invited to upcoming meetings held every month at the African Heritage Cultural Center, 6161 NW 22 Ave. For more information, contact Helen Tharpes Bonaparte 305-691-1333 or Lonzie Nichols 305-835-6588. Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University will hold its monthly meeting at 6:30 p. m. on Friday, June 29th at the Omega Activity Center 15600 N.W.42nd Ave. A free fish fry will be a part of the meeting and all TSU graduates and friends are invited. For information contact Charles C. Stafford at 305-624-3663. Northwestern Alumni Scholarship Fund-Raiser presents live entertainment at Happy Hour, 6 - 9 p.m. at Legends Cafe 2029 Harrison in Hollywood every first Friday ofthe month beginning June 1st. For information contact John Rick Ziegler at 305-332-7534. Miami Northwestern Senior High Class of 1973 will meet the 3rd Sunday of each month. We are planning our 40th reunion in 2013. For more information, contact Gloria 305-635-3015 or Louise 305-215-3911. 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 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. For information, call 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. The Miami-Dade Democratic Party will be hosting an Independence Day Celebration and Voter Registration Drive on Wednesday, July 4th 11a.m. -3p.m., at Legion Memorial Park, 6447 NE 7th Ave. Admission is free and open to all. For more information, contact (305) 477-4994. The Oldtimers of Miami are sponsoring their Annual Fun Trip to historic Savannah, Georgia , July 16- 20. For more information call John Williams, 305-626-7500 or 786-423-4834 American Senior High Alumni Association is hosting a masquerade ball, "An Evening of Fun and Fantasy" on July 27th at the Hillcrest Country Club. For information call 305-458-4436. 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 low income families and veterans. All services are free. For applications call 305-830-1869. 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 305-830-1923. 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.orgMiami-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. 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 email@example.com. The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project will be celebrating 20 years of mentorship at their 2013 5000 Role Models Reunion. All role models members, mentors and students are urged to contact the Role Modelss office by e-mail: 5000RoleModels@dadeschools.netor or call 305-995-2451ext. 2. The Expert Resource Community Center (HUD approved Counseling Agency) located at 610 NW 183 Street, Suite 202, Miami Gardens, every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. For more information call Lou Green at 305-652-7616