'US' screening

Atmosphere at the Universal "US" First Screening at the Whitby Hotel on March 8 in New York City. 

FESTIVALS

Second annual Soul Vegan Festival: March 23; Enjoy African-American/Caribbean and Hispanic inspired entrees and baked goods from some of South Florida’s most talented chefs, bakers, cooks, and creators. North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Ave., Miami Beach.http://bit.ly/2O9fMXY

Deering Seafood Festival: 8:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, March 31; Deering Estate; 16701 Southwest 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay.

ARTS & CULTURE EVENTS

Dinner and Movie Night: 7 p.m.; Friday, March 22; join the The Hungry Black Man at AMC Aventura for the viewing Jordan Peele’s “Us” followed by dinner at KC Healthy Cuisine. http://bit.ly/2Jkmeg1

AfriCOBRA: Active until April 7; The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Chicago-based black artist collective that defined the visual aesthetic of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. bit.ly/2FFYuQa

Reggae Sundays: Bring the whole family to Reggae Sundays; live music at 6 and 8 p.m., with DJ and founder Lance O from 4 to 6 p.m. and other DJs all throughout the day and into the night;56 Northwest 29th St., Miami.http://bit.ly/2HueYwg

Spring Party: Spring up with the Class of 1970; the Miami Jackson’s Class of 1970’s Spring Party; 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday, April 13, FCAA Building, 13850 NW 26th Ave., Opa-locka; for additional information, call Jimmie, 305-733-4674 or Shirley 305-546-3770.

ASSOCIATION/CHAPTER MEETINGS

The Citizen Advisory Committee: 7 p.m. every second Thursday to discuss general community issues; Northside Police Station, Info: Call 786-512-3641.

Women on the Move Inc.: Every fourth Saturday for women 55 and older who are interested in traveling and networking;Info: Call 305-934-5122

The Miami Central High Alumni Association: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday; Miami Central Senior High School library; Info: Call 305-370-4825.

Miami Northwestern Class of 1968: 2 p.m. every fourth Saturday; City of North Miami Library; Info; call 305-812-6263.

The George Washington Carver Alumni Association:12:30 p.m. every third Wednesday; Community Center in Coconut Grove; Info: Call 954-248-6946.

The Miami-Dade Chapter of Bethune-Cookman University: 6:30 p.m. every second Thursday; Omega Center

Tennessee State Alumni Association/Miami-Dade Chapter: 9 a.m. every third Saturday; African Heritage Cultural Arts Center; Info: Call 305-336-4287.

The Morris Brown College Miami-Dade/Broward Alumni Association: 9:30 a.m. every third Saturday; North Shore Medical Center; Info: Call 786-356-4412.

Booker T. Washington Class of 1967: 4-6 p.m. every third Saturday; African Heritage Cultural Arts Center; Info call 305-333-7128

Top Ladies of Distinction Inc.: 10 a.m. every second Saturday; Info: Call Betty Bridges 786-320-2891.

COMMUNITY

Women in Transition of South Florida: Free computer lessons for women; Info: Call 786-477-8548.

Inner City Children’s Touring Dance Class: Free introductory classical ballet workshops for girls ages 6-8 and 9-12; Time and date, TBA; 1350 NW 50th St.; Info: Call 305-758-1577 or visit www.childrendance.net

The Overtown Children and Youth Coalition: Free professional development workshops Register: www.overtowncyc.org/workshops; Info: Contact Shari Benjamin at 786-477-5813.

Empower Her Series: Community Building with True Purpose:This event will focus on supporting women to clarify thier life purpose and allowing that purpose to fuel community building as a means to make a social impact.For more information, visit bit.ly/2RsSJfL

Haitian Folk Cardio Dance Class: This class is designed to engage individuals who are interested in getting a good workout, as well as crafting their dance skills in Haitian folk dance. bit.ly/2FuToae

The deadline for the Lifestyle Calendar is every Friday at 2 p.m.