Lifestyle Happenings

Miami Times staff report | 8/7/2014, 9 a.m.

Smaart America Charities Inc. will hold reading readiness classes for children entering kindergarten, first and second grade and Algebra 1 for 8th graders every Sat. through August 8. Call 1-888-620-5464.

The Booker T. Washington High School Alumni Class of 1966 will host a “Night of Fun and Games,” Fri. Aug. 8 at El Portal Village Hall. Call 305-754-6141.

Destiny school of etiquette will hold a fashion, dance and academics camp for girls entering third through eighth grade through Aug. 8. Call 305-527-6052.

Miami City Ballet School to host open house/auditions for the 2014-15 school year Sat. August 9. Call 305-929-7000.

Fortress Women Foundation will give away 200 book bags at its inaugural book bag giveaway, 12 p.m. Aug 15 at Fulford Park. YoungFi, Zoeydollazzz and Jay Buck will be performing live.

The Miami Jackson Class of 1969 will have a meeting to plan its 45th reunion, 10 a.m. on Sat., August 16, at Piccadilly’s restaurant in Hialeah. Call 305-620-4827.

Booker T. Washington Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 3:30 p.m. Sat. Aug. 16 at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 305-213-0188.

BTW Alumni Association Inc. will meet 6 p.m. Thu. Aug. 21 at the BTW Cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188.

The Miami Central Alumni Association is planning a bus trip to Hoover AL for the Miami Central Rockets vs. Hoover High Buccaneers on Fri Aug. 22 for the nationally televised game scheduled for Aug. 23. Call 305-310-7227.

Booker T. Washington will take a bus trip to Atlanta Aug. 29-31. Call 786-715-5662 or 305-696-4601.

The Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University is sponsoring a bus trip to Nashville for the FAMU vs. TSU football game on Sept. 27. Call 954-435-5391.

The Egelloc Club, Inc. is recruiting 11th grade young men for their 2014-2015 MEN OF TOMORROW program. Email nadinebaxter-atkins@keyes.com by 10-3-14. Place “MOT” in the subject line.

The South Florida Alumni Chapter of North Carolina Central University meets every second Saturday at Prince J’s Restaurant in Miami Gardens or via audio conference. Visit www.nccusouthflorida.org or nccuaasfc@bellsouth.net

The women’s friends group of Miami invites ladies 45 and over with an interest in laughter, learning, developing new friendships, social networking, traveling, and sharing life’s experiences in a comfortable atmosphere. Call 786-759-2597.

n There is an essay contest for full-time college students with a grand prize of $200. Call 954-699-8444 or email troylfields@bellsouth.net.

The Miami Carol City Class of 1969 meets every second Saturday at Piccadilly’s restaurant on Hollywood Blvd. Call 786-419-3166.

AmeriCorps provides math and reading tutoring for Miami-Dade County Public Schools at Gwen Cherry Park. Call 305-694-4889 ext. 224.

Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc. meets 10 a.m. every second Saturday at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. Call 305-439-5426.

The Miami Alumni Chapter Tennessee State University meets every third Saturday at Piccadilly Restaurant in Hialeah. Call 954-435-5391.