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Summer is right around the corner, and for kids it’s often the most joyful time of the year. But many parents and caregivers may be worrying about how they’ll stretch their budget to replace the meals their kids usually eat at school

Mark Your Calendar for the Redland Summer Fruit Festival at Miami-Dade County Parks' Fruit & Spice Park, June 25

MIAMI, FL - The Redland Summer Fruit Festival returns with a bounty of seasonal local agriculture and many varieties of tropical fruit, ripe and ready for the tasting, as well as loads of family-style summer fun on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., at Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park, located at 24801 SW 187 Avenue in Homestead. The festival includes vendor booths featuring tasty cuisine, rare fruit samplings that are guaranteed to shock everyone’s taste buds, watermelon eating contests, lawn games for kids, and much more!

Neighborhood Partnership Committee Meeting

Broward County, FL – The Broward County Supervisor of Elections office will host a Neighborhood Partnership Committee Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at our Voting Equipment Center located at 1501 NW 40th Ave Lauderhill, FL 33313. Come join us and learn more about Broward Elections!

City Officials and Community to Celebrate Grand Opening of Caton Flats on Friday at 11 a.m. in Flatbush

Brooklyn, NY – On Friday, May 13 at 11:00 a.m. City and elected officials along with community members will gather to celebrate the grand opening of Caton Flats, a mixed-use development, which includes more than 250 affordable homes, a revitalized and expanded Flatbush Central Caribbean Marketplace, and 20,000 square feet of community space. The project was spearheaded by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in partnership withDepartment of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) andHousing Development Corporation (HDC) with developersUrbane, andBRP Companies.

Social Justice and Pride Issues Explored in Groundbreaking Island SPACE Caribbean Museum Program Series

Plantation, Florida - In a groundbreaking move, the United States’ first and only Caribbean heritage museum, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum, will host an exhibition exploring advancements made by members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Tuesday, May 10, a special opening event will launch the first in the museum’s lineup of social justice issues programming. “Queer Caribbeans: Resilience, Resistance and Reimagining,” will present a multimedia, historical retrospective showcase of the racial and cultural achievements of Caribbean LGBTQ+ rights activists. The project will focus on leaders who set the foundation for victories within the Caribbean LGBTQ+ diasporic community and their contributions to broader LGBTQ+ liberation movements in the United States.

G. Wright Muir, Jamaican-American co-founder of Black LGBTQ Liberation Inc| Photo courtesy of G. Wright Muir

Dranoff 2 Piano Presents “Music of Cuban Independence”

MIAMI, FL – Dranoff 2 Piano Foundation proudly presents the concert “Music of Cuban Independence” on May 20, Cuban Independence Day, at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. World-renowned musicians will come together to explore Cuba’s spectacular musical heritage, celebrating the contributions of famous Cuban artists and composers from the time of Cuba’s independence from Spain to the present. 

Bassist Jose Armando Gola

Rep. Wilson Urges Students to Apply for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Scholarships

Miami, Fla. – The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) is accepting applications for the 2022 United Health Foundation, Louis Stokes Health Scholarship Program, Ally Financial Law Scholars Program and Public Policy Scholars Program Scholarships, Stephen Feinberg Scholars Program and Multi-Year Program Scholarships, CBC Spouses Education Scholarships, CBC Spouses Essay Contest Scholarship, CBC Performing and Visual Arts Scholarships, and CBCF HBCU Scholarship. All qualified and motivated Black students who intend to pursue a degree within these fields are highly encouraged to apply.

Mayor Hazelle Rogers hosts the Health is Wealth Two Mile Bicycle/Walk Fair

As part of the City of Lauderdale Lakes’ healthy lifestyle initiative, the City’s Wellness Committee is pleased to partner with local health organizations to bring you Mayor Rogers’ Health is Wealth Two Mile Bicycle/Walk Fair. Mayor Hazelle Rogers and the Wellness Committee of Lauderdale Lakes are excited to promote physical activity and wellness and encourage everyone to “Get Out and Be Active”.

City of Lauderdale Lakes Mayor Hazelle Rogers
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