Once again, the members of the Jamaica United Relief Association (JURA) will host their fourth annual “Reggae Jazz by the Water” fundraising event, on Sunday, April 22 at 4:30 p.m., at the Sunrise Amphitheater located at 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard in Sunrise. This is an evening of elegance, culture and live entertainment featuring Dean Fraser, internationally renowned Jamaican saxophonist along with Dwight Richards, vocalist and trumpeter.
OVERTOWN – APRIL 3, 2018–Historic Overtown welcomes new excitement into its fold of offerings with the new on trend entertainment hub,The Urban. The Urban will break ground on the project on April 18, 2018 for the community of Historic Ovetown at 1000 NW 2ndAvenue at 11 am. Slated to open this Summer, The Urban is set to be an experience for all who visit. A space infused with art, music, culture, a food market, and special events. Where neighbors greet neighbors, visitors take in the culture, and old friends make new friends. All while people mix and mingle over food and drinks.
Bike305 will be co-hosting the annual Bike The Underline ride beginning at the Dadeland North Metrorail Station, 8310 S. Dixie Highway, to Lummus Park, 250 NW North River Dr., on Saturday, April 7 at 11 a.m. Upon arrival to Lummus Park, cyclists can enjoy live music, food and drink, paddleboard and kayak races, river boat rides, historic tours and reenactments, and kids activities at the Miami River Day Festival. This free ride is led by the Everglades Bicycle Club Certified Ride Leaders and the Baptist Health Underline Cycling Club.
April 20 is the deadline to apply for The COMTO Fort Lauderdale 2018 Scholarship Program, which was designed to encourage minority high school students to consider a career in transportation and to support minority post-secondary education students majoring in a transportation-related field.