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ONE NIGHT ONLY! JIMMY CLIFF INTERNATIONAL REGGAE ICON Grammy® Award winner, recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and one of the greatest artists ever to emerge from the island of Jamaica RETURNS TO MIAMI FOR THE FIRST TIME IN NEARLY 20 YEARS! Live in concert, performing his greatest hits plus new tunes from his latest album October 15, 2010 at 8 p.m. Tickets $30 - $65 John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
Intended Results Incorporated will host a dinner and dance cultural event in commemoration of Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary Independence. The event will be held under the theme “Brand Jamaica: Looking ahead to the next 50 years” on Saturday, July 7th, 2012 at the Grande Ballroom, Sunrise Event Center and will include a keynote address by the Honorable Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture in Jamaica. According to the Executive Director/Project Organizer, Ellagene Smith, “this cultural celebratory moment will give South Floridians of Jamaican descent, our Caribbean and United States friends an opportunity to relive and experience all the nostalgia and pride of our homeland Jamaica. Patrons can expect an evening filled with a fabulous cultural entertainment package that will showcase the very best of what brand Jamaica has to offer to the world. It is part of our participation in joining in the many activities that will be formed to mark the celebrations of Jamaica’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations activities”.
Miami-Dade Community Action and Human Services Department (CAHSD) is currently seeking program sites for the County’s 2012 Summer Food Service Program. Applications are being accepted for consideration from organizations who wish to become a Summer Food Service Program site. The Summer Food Service Program will operate from Monday, June 11, 2012 through Friday, August 10, 2012.   The program provides nutritionally balanced lunches and snacks to needy children regardless of race, color, creed, sex, handicap, age or national origin during the summer recess. Program sites may be public or private facilities, such as community or recreational centers, summer camps, cultural workshops or churches that provide services for children. Selected program sites will receive meals to serve the general public in addition to the children participating in their program. 
Summer is near and swimming season is here!   Preregistration is underway for the Learn To Swim Program, for ages 2 through 10 at Central Broward Regional Park. Classes begin Monday, June 11 and run through Monday, August 16, with a total of five sessions (a session consists of eight lessons).
The 18th annual staging of UNIFEST, which claims to be the oldest Caribbean multicultural event in Broward County, Florida, will be held from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. May 20th at the Vincent Torres Park in Lauderdale Lakes. The event offers an array of cultural mix and creativity designed to unify people and showcase their diverse cultures through various activities, including a business expo, health fair, immigration corner, mini carnival costume parade and parade of countries by South Florida Band Leaders Association, arts and sports, Caribbean foods.
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