Fun festival

A woman enjoys a food festival.

FESTIVALS

Free Family Fest

March 20; at Adrienne Arts Center: Program that offers children and families an interactive, behind-the-scenes look at the art of ballet.

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.

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

Culture Conversation Series

Pioneering Women in Hip-hop and Spoken Word: Reflections and How is the Torch being passed; 2 p.m.; March 12; The Betsy Hotel; RSVP; RSVP@thebetsyhotel.com.

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. Info

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.

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; The Wynwood Yard;56 Northwest 29th St., Miami.

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 her 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. Info 

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

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