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Miami Times staff report | 5/1/2014, 9 a.m.
Let’s Talk Miami Gardens will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. May 3 at Betty T. Ferguson Park. Registration is ...

Let’s Talk Miami Gardens will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. May 3 at Betty T. Ferguson Park. Registration is from 9-9:45 a.m. Pre-registration is required and the event is free and open to the public. Register online at www.letstalkmia.eventbrite.com.

Miami Jackson Class of 1971 is having a fish fry / raffle fundraiser, Sat. May 3 from 3-7 p.m. in Pembroke Pines. Call 305-305-0290 or 786-285-2533.

Booker T. Washington Class of 1965 Inc. will meet 2 p.m. Mon. May 5 at Arcola Lakes Park’s tennis courts. Call 305-213-0188.

Booker T. Washington will hold its annual awards ceremony 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tue. May 6 in the BTW auditorium. Call 305-213-0188.

Booker T. Washington Alumni Association Inc. will meet Thu. May 15 in the BTW cafeteria. Call 305-213-0188.

The Parkway Junior/Middle Alumni Association will have a field day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., May 17 at Parkway Middle Community School. Call 305-624-9613 Ext 2207.

The Sunshine Slopers Inc, South Florida’s first Black ski club, will celebrate its 25th anniversary 7 p.m. Sat., May 17 at the South River Drive Embassy Suites Hotel located near Miami International Airport. Call 954-240-0422 or 305-332-1303.

Miami Jackson’s Class of 1974 will celebrate their 40th class reunion May 19-25. Call 305-688-6806 or 305-992-4986.

The Parkway Junior/Middle Alumni Association will have a luncheon 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., June 7 at Parkway Middle Community School. Call 305-624-9613 Ext 2207.

n The South Florida Alumni Chapter of North Carolina Central University will host Region III Conference and 8th Annual Golf Tournament, June 12, 13 and 14 in Coral Springs, FL. Detail information can be obtained at www.nccusouthflorida.org or nccuaasfc@bellsouth.net

Miami Northwestern’s Class of 1972 will be having their 60th Birthday Party, Sat. June 21, at 8 p.m., $30.00 per person. Contacts for info: Albert 305-542-8810, Clarateen 305-790-8168 or Cynthia 786-271-6732.

Knoxville College, a 138-year-old HBCU, asks its alumni, friends and the public to help it survive by donating to its urgent campaign to raise $650,000 by June. Call 305-915-7175.

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

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’s Class of 1961 meets noon every second Tue. at the Gwen Cherry Park NFL Yet Center. Call 305-685-8035.  

Booker T. Washington’s Class of 1967 meets every third Sat., 7 p.m., at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center. 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.

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.

Miami Jackson’s Class of 1971 meets 3 p.m. every first Sat. at Gwen Cherry Park NFL/YET (meeting area). Call 305-696-0706 or 305-778-0105.

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

n The Joint Alumni Coalition, Inc. meets every 2nd Sat of each month at the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in Liberty City. Call 786-470-7334.

Miami Central’s Class of 1980 will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at Miami Central’s Media Center Library to plan their upcoming 35th reunion. Call 954-439-5361.

The Women’s friends group of Miami is looking for mature women to share their experiences, travel, socialize, learn, grow, network and support each other. Call 786-759-2597.

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. Detail information can be obtained at www.nccusouthflorida.org or nccuaasfc@bellsouth.net

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.