Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless 4/18/14

Thanksgivng on Good Friday Celebration for the Homeless
Good Friday, April 18, 2014. 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Meals served from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM.
Miami Rescue Mission – 2020 NW 1st Avenue Miami, FL 33127 (on the street)
Broward Outreach Center Hollywood – 2056 Scott Street Hollywood, FL 33020 (on the street)
Broward Outreach Center Pompano – 1700 Blount Road Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (located in “inner courtyard”)

On Good Friday, April 18, the Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers will hold their annual “Thanksgiving on Good Friday” Block Party for the homeless and hungry families of South Florida. The Theme is “HEALING”. Along with a sit down Thanksgiving meal there is an emphasis on Foot Care. Volunteers with wash the feet of the homeless and needy and Barry Podiatry Students will give foot care.

Over 500 volunteers will provide over 2,500 Thanksgiving meals. Those in attendance will be treated to haircuts and showers along with the foot care. Also live entertainment including a Passion Play will be enacted by residents of the Mission. Mission Hope purple bags filled with hygiene products will be distributed to all guests. Over 500 Easter Baskets will be distributed between the 3 campuses to children at-risk in our centers and those in attendance. There is a special emphasis also just for children. Adults and children alike will feel important and feel the love of God.

Rev. Ronald Brummitt, President of the Miami Rescue Mission/ Broward Outreach Centers said of the upcoming outreach, “It is a privilege and a blessing during the Easter/Passover Season to be able to help provide meals and to help those in our community who need it the most. We want our homeless and needy families to know that they are not forgotten and that we love them, as well as,[we] thank all of our donors and volunteers who help us make this wonderful day an awesome celebration for those that otherwise would have nothing, or very little for the Easter/Passover Season.”

The Voice 2014 Tour Presented By Clear Haircare at Broward Center for the Performing Arts 6/26/14

The Voice 2014 Tour Presented By Clear Haircare
voicetourJune 26, 2014
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 Southwest 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Fans of the hit NBC show, “The Voice”, can finally see their favorite contestants live as the season’s talented top Finalists and favorite past stars hit the road on a huge summer tour.

Already confirmed on the tour is Jamaica native and Season 5 champ, Tessanne Chin. Also joining the tour from Season 5 is soul-pop teen artist, and runner up, Jacquie Lee and vocal powerhouse and family man, Will Champlin. Dia Frampton, a Team Blake favorite, from Season One will be hitting the road too, along with this season’s Winner, Runner Up, and 3rd place. Another fan favorite is guaranteed to tour and will be determined in the month of May by America via social media.
Fans can experience the finalists performing favorite moments from their seasons again live on tour. THE VOICE Season 6 Finale will air on NBC on May 20th, but this season’s fan-favorites and past stars will continue on with the 2014 Tour.
CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™ will join NBC’s The Voice as the official title sponsor of The Voice Live Tour. CLEAR SCALP & HAIR™ will bring the message of resilience across the U.S., and provide fans with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and content from the road. The multiplatform partnership will bring to life America’s inner and outer resilience, while engaging with the show’s thousands of fans in real-time.

Full Tour Schedule:
21-Jun, San Antonio, TX, Majestic Theatre
22-Jun, Grand Prairie, TX, Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
23-Jun, Houston, TX, Bayou Music Center
25-Jun, Tampa, FL, David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
26-Jun, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
27-Jun, Orlando, FL, Bob Carr Performing Arts Center
29-Jun, Atlanta, GA, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
30-Jun, Charlotte, NC, Ovens Auditorium
2-Jul, Hershey, PA, Hershey Theatre
3-Jul, Lowell, MA, Lowell Memorial Auditorium
5-Jul, Atlantic City, NJ, The Mark Etess Arena at Trump Taj Mahal
7-Jul, New York, NY, Beacon Theatre
8-Jul, Baltimore, MD, Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric
10-Jul, Toronto, ON, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
11-Jul, Niagara Falls, NY, Seneca Niagara Events Center
12-Jul, Mashantucket, CT, The Grand Theater at Foxwoods
14-Jul, Cleveland, OH, Playhouse Square – State Theatre
15-Jul, Detroit, MI, Masonic Temple Theatre
16-Jul, Chicago, IL, Chicago Theatre
17-Jul, Minneapolis, MN, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
19-Jul, Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee Riverside Theater
20-Jul, St. Louis, MO, Peabody Opera House
22-Jul, Denver, CO, Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre
24-Jul, Phoenix, AZ, Comerica Theater
25-Jul, Las Vegas, NV, The Joint at the Hard Rock
26-Jul, Indio, CA, Fantasy Springs Resort Special Events Center
27-Jul, San Diego, CA, San Diego Civic Theatre
29-Jul, Los Angeles, CA, Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE
30-Jul, San Jose, CA, San Jose Center for the Performing Arts
1-Aug, Portland, OR, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
2-Aug, Redmond, WA, Marymoor Park Concerts

Tickets are subject to applicable service charges. Event time and date subject to change.
For the latest tour and ticketing information please visit:

Mr. La Bare 2014 Contest to Benefit Glam-A-THON 4/28/14

Mr. La Bare 2014 Contest to Benefit Glam-A-THON
Monday, 04/28/2014 – 04/28/2014 08:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mr.-La-Bare-Contest-2014La Bare Florida
2750 E. Oakland Park Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33306
Webpage Link
Cost: $25

Calling all ladies to join us for the Mr. La Bare Contest! Round up your divas to celebrate a girl’s night out full of laughter and sexy, sassy adult fun. One stage with tons of talent! You and your girls help us judge and score all of the men of La Bare to find THE Mr. La Bare. The money raised will be donated to Glam-A-Thon™. Tickets are $20 presale and $25 the day of the event. Reservations can be made online at

Emerge Broward’s Meet & Greet 4/23/14

Emerge Broward’s Meet & Greet
Wednesday, 04/23/2014 – 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
April-Meet-GreetPelican Grand Beach Resort
2000 N. Ocean Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33305
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Emerge Broward, a program of Leadership Broward Foundation, invites young professionals to its Meet & Greet networking event. Enjoy one complimentary drink and enjoy the ocean views. Free admission for Emerge Broward events. $10 for guests. New members can register for annual membership ($25) at the event. That annual membership includes free admission to the event.

Paul Mecurio Laughs for a Cause at CCFA 5th Annual Comedy Night 5/28/14

Paul Mecurio Laughs for a Cause at CCFA 5th Annual Comedy Night
Paul-MercurioMay 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Improv Comedy Club of Fort Lauderdale
5700 Seminole Way at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Show tickets are $25 with the purchase of a two-drink minimum.
Tickets Online.

Funds raised from this event will support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s Take Steps Walk, which takes place on Saturday, April 5 at 9:00 a.m. at the Huizenga Plaza in downtown Fort Lauderdale. For more information, or sponsorship opportunities, contact Sabrina Kurzman at 305-310-35507 or at

From the Daily Show to his own HBO show, comedian Paul Mecurio knows how to make someone laugh. He’ll be raising the laughs to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Take Steps Fort Lauderdale event. Everyone is invited to give the gift of laughter and help find a cure with sponsors, Paul B. Tartell, M.D. FACS, and the Memorial Hospital West Medical Staff.

“Paul Mecurio has kept audiences laughing on television, the Internet and through his stand-up. Everyone coming should be prepared for a night of sheer hilarity,” said event organizer Sabrina Kurzman, who is organizing the event with her children Samantha and Benjamin. “We are excited to host this evening of fun in support of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. CCFA supports efforts in finding new treatments for the painful and often debilitating digestive diseases. What better way to raise money and support the organization than a comedy night! We encourage the community to join us for an evening of laughter!”

Broward Art Guild Presents Art Florida 2014 Biennial Exhibition and Awards Ceremony 4/12/14

Broward Art Guild Presents Art Florida 2014 Biennial Exhibition and Awards Ceremony
Saturday, 04/12/2014 – 04/25/2014 06:00 pm – 09:00 pm
1350 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Webpage Link
Cost: Free

Broward Art Guild’s Art Florida Juried Exhibition is a celebration of excellence in art and recognizes some of today’s top emerging artists. The public is invited to attend the opening and awards reception on April 12th. Come enjoy fine art, drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Admission is free. This year’s juror is Miles Laventhall. With a top award of $1,500 for “Best in Show”, $200 prizes for the five best of category winners, and $100 prizes for five Judge’s Recognition awards. Awards to be presented in the following categories: Painting, Drawing, and Print Making, Sculpture and 3-D Work, Photography, Mixed Media and Collage, Computer and Electronic Art. Art Florida 2014 will be exhibited at the JM Family Enterprises Gallery at ArtServe.

BRIO celebrates Easter with Bunny Brunches 4/12/14-4/19/14

BRIO celebrates Easter with Bunny Brunches
Saturday, April 12, 9–11 a.m.
BRIO at The Falls
8888 SW 136 Street
Miami, FL 33176

Saturday, April 12, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
BRIO at The Village at Gulfstream Park
600 Silks Run, Suite 1205
Hallandale Beach, FL 33009

Saturday, April 12, 9–10:30 a.m.
BRIO at The Shops at Pembroke Gardens
14576 SW 5th Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33082

Sunday, April 13, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
BRIO at The Shops at Boca Center
5050 Town Center Circle, Suite 239
Boca Raton, FL 33486

Sunday, April 13, 10–11:30 a.m.
BRIO at CityPlace
550 South Rosemary Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Saturday, April 19, 8:30–10:30 a.m.
BRIO at The Gardens Mall
3101 PGA Blvd.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

BRIO Tuscan Grille (BRIO) South Florida locations are welcoming springtime with their fun-filled Bunny Brunches for the entire family. Kids will spring into exciting Easter activities and a photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny himself (don’t forget your camera!)

BRIO locations in South Florida are at The Falls in Miami, The Village at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, The Shops at Pembroke Gardens in Pembroke Pines, The Shops at Boca Center in Boca Raton, CityPlace in West Palm Beach, and The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens.

BRIO’s breakfast will be plentiful with delicious items for both adults and children. Dishes on the adult menu, all priced at $11.95, include Eggs, Home Fries & Bacon (scrambled eggs, bacon, brunch potatoes, and brioche toast – turkey sausage available upon request); Sicilian Omelette (Cherrywood smoked ham, bacon, Fontanini sausage, tomato compote, Mozzarella, Provolone and Parmesan cheeses, served with brunch potatoes); Berries & Cream French Toast (Mascarpone cream cheese stuffed French toast, honey, cinnamon, and berry compote with Applewood smoked bacon); and Ham & Biscuit Benedict (two poached eggs, Cherrywood smoked ham, housemade biscuit, and hollandaise, served with brunch potatoes).

Children’s entrees, all priced at $5.95, are scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit; and French toast with bacon and fresh fruit.

All meals come with choice of coffee, tea, soda or juice; plus a yogurt & fruit parfait and house baked muffins.

Reservations are requested for the Bunny Brunch, and can be made by calling a local BRIO Tuscan Grille.


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