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Miami Times Editorial Department | 12/19/2013, 9 a.m.
The Mayor and City Commission of Opa-locka invite you to the grand opening celebration of Helen Miller Center at Segal ...

The Mayor and City Commission of Opa-locka invite you to the grand opening celebration of Helen Miller Center at Segal Park on Dec. 18 at 10 a.m. Call 786-338-6087.

The Jessie Trice Community Health Center is having its 10th annual Santa’s workshop Fri. Dec 20 at 3 p.m. Call 305-805-1700.

Team Kareem is collecting toys for their toy giveaway which takes place on Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Belafonte Tacolcy Park. Call 786-390-3923.

Soul delight catering and homestyle cooking, LLC and Charnez Enterprises, Inc. present its first “Winter Wonderland in Overtown” toy giveaway at Williams Park on Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The City of Opa-locka is hosting their 12th Annual Holiday in the Village Toy Give-Away on Saturday, Dec. 21 from 2-5:30 p.m. at Sherbondy Village. Call 305-953-2800.

Right Away Car Care and Mobile invites you to their Toy Drive Dec. 21, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 2601 NW 95 Street. Call 786-402-8403.

BlackGurlzRock is hosting their first toy giveaway on Dec. 22 from 1-5 p.m. at Miller J. Dawkins mini park. Call 786-539-8510.

Al-Muhmin Islamic Center, Inc. of Miami will host the 13th Annual National Council of Nigerian Muslims Organization with a weekend of activities including a youth scholarship, lectures, picnic and community work from Sun., Dec. 22 to Thurs., Dec. 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, downtown Miami. For info call 305-507-4734.

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center will host its 30th annual Winter Arts Workshop from Dec. 23 to Jan 3, 2014 (excluding Christmas and New Year’s Day). The workshop features dance, drama, visual arts, vocal and instrumental music. Call 305-638-6771.

American International Relief, Inc. is launching a major toy, food and clothing drive for their toy giveaway on Dec. 24 from 4-7 p.m. at Toussaint Louverture Park. Call 305-688-5984.

Miami Northwestern’s Class of 1979 will meet on Sun., Dec. 29. Call 305-796-0691.

The American Legion post #0165 invites all honorably discharged veterans to a free breakfast Sat. Jan. 11, 2014 at 8:45 a.m. Call 305-621-2376 or 305-836-8622.

The Dade County Deltas will hold their “Founder’s Day Celebration” on Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 at noon at the JW Marriott in Brickell. Call 305-691-1629.

Miami Jackson’s Class of 1979 is celebrating their 35th class reunion in June 2014. Call 305-610-9868.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity members from Miami Dade College North and South are making plans for a reunion. Call 305-623-7991. 

Range Park is offering free self defense karate classes, Mon. and Wed., at 6 p.m., at 525 NW 62nd St. Contact Clayton at 305-757-7961.

S.E.E.K., Inc. will feed the homeless in the City of Overtown every first Sat., at 2 p.m., at 14-15 St. and 1st Ave. Call 678-462-9794.

The Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University meets every third Sat., 9 a.m at Piccadilly Restaurant in Hialeah. Call 954-435-5391.    

Miami Northwestern Sr. High Class of 1961 meets every second Tuesday, 6 p.m. at the Little River Park. Call 305-685-8035.  

Booker T. Washington Class of 1967 meets every third Sat., 7 p.m., at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave. Call 305-333-7128.

Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc. wants sixth grade boys and girls to be a part of their annual Gems & Gents program. Call 305-303-9425.

Helping Every Living Person Inc., H.E.L.P needs volunteers to work at the Sun Life Stadium for the 2013 football events and will provide community service credit hours to any student (high school or college) that is at least 16 years of age. Volunteers will be provided a free meal ticket. Call 305-326-3907.  

Alabama State University Miami Alumni Chapter meets every second Sat. at noon at Piccadilly restaurant in Palm Springs Mall in Hialeah. All alumni are encouraged to attend. Call 305-651-4319.

The Miami Jackson High School Class of 1971 meets 3 p.m. every first Sat. at Gwen Cherry Park NFL/YET (meeting area). Call 305-321-0975.