Coalition of South Florida Muslim Organizations (COSMOS) is inviting all South Florida Locals to take part of their open house to experience Iftar, the breaking of their fast during Ramadan. (Muslims fast from Dawn to Dusk for 30 days during the month of Ramadan -May 6th through June 5.) COSMOS is hosting this event to stand up against Islamophobia, present the true meaning of Islam and Muslim Culture, as well as giving locals the opportunity to connect with their Muslim neighbors. After breaking the fast with dates, water, and fruits, attendees will also observe a short moment of Muslim prayers and conclude with free dinner.
The Friends of the Stirling Road Library Group is bringing together South Florida locals for an evening of Adult Coloring & Music. We will provide the coloring pages and colored pencils however feel free to bring your supplies with you. Do you sing or play an instrument? Come play for us while we color! We will have an “open mic” available so come ready to share your talents with us! Story telling is encouraged to help us connect through art & music. Come to just relax and share a non-pressured activity with others!
Storytelling is a powerful tool to connect on our humanity and to realize that just like our LEAP graduates, we’ve all benefited from second chances. LEAP and The Thumb Fighter are bringing together South Florida locals for an evening of storytelling. Attendees will have the opportunity to share a 5 minute personal story of a time when they got a second chance. It doesn’t matter how big or small, we all have a story of a time when we got another shot.
Las Comadres is hosting an evening of true connection among people with differing political viewpoints. At a time when people seem more polarized and set in their views, we will host guided conversations based on our common ground: from childhood stories to relationships and traveling. We will boldly see the humanity in one another again with kindness, respect, and curiosity.
Girl Scouts is bringing together girls and women of all ages from South Florida for a multi-generational night of storytelling over a campfire with s'mores. We know there are thousands of Girl Scouts alums in South Florida but rarely do we have the opportunity for them to come together. We hope this event will be a way for girls and women of all ages and backgrounds to connect with each other and reconnect with their Girl Scout experience.
This event is open to everyone willing to talk about climate change. In South Florida, climate change impacts all of us, but not equally. Unfortunately, our vulnerable neighborhoods are more at risk. This event offers an opportunity for participants to learn why it’s so important to curb climate change impacts, not only to protect our beautiful state, but to safeguard ourselves and our most vulnerable communities.
Miami Community is bringing together individuals that are making a difference in Miami-Dade County. If you work for a nonprofit or want to get involved in our community, join us as we connect to learn and be inspired by one another. We hope to gather and hear from our local heroes, be inspired through their stories, and find ways to work together so we can be more effective. As we connect, we will learn the reasons behind what motivates us all to make a social impact. Come and share with us your journey to social consciousness.
The Friends of the Stirling Road Library Group is bringing together South Florida locals for an afternoon of Ageless Grace for a Brain - Body Health program for all ages and abilities. Enjoy exercises, while seated, to improve cognition and physical performance by Lana Gelb MS. She will focus on the music, movements, and the heritage and customs of the diverse cultures in South Florida.
It is easy to forget about our own emotional well being when we are caring for young students all day long. In order to best serve our students we must learn how to best serve ourselves. The Thomas Armour Youth Ballet is bringing together all after school caregivers throughout the county for a workshop focused on caregiver burnout to discuss and implement simple stress reducing routines. Join us to learn how to avoid burnout in ways that can be easily implemented every day to help regulate emotions and stress levels.
The Town of Davie, Jewish Federation of Broward County, and David Posnack Jewish Community Center is bringing together South Florida locals for an Interfaith breakfast. By bringing our community leadership together, we will continue the dialogue of celebrating our commonalities and respecting our differences. Get connected and join in on the conversation!
Hispanic Unity of Florida (HUF) is bringing together South Florida community leaders and supporters for an intimate open house. Come out and build new relationships over a light breakfast while learning about HUF’s humble beginnings and learn how HUF is building the future of our community on a foundation of excellence one program at a time