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Jan. 14 - 19. PLASTIC SURGERY CONVENTION — Hundreds of the world s leading professionals dedicated to safe cosmetic surgery will gather for "The Future of Cosmetic Surgery: Advances in Quality Patient Care and Safety, the topic for the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS). AACS is the premiere professional Society of Cosmetic Surgeons. On display will also be nearly 150 exhibits showcasing the newest products, equipment and procedures.

Location: The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa

3555 South Ocean Drive


Contacts: Fritz Schneider, 301-728-4811

Jan. 18. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. MLK DAY OF SERVICE — The Martin Luther King Community Center in collaboration with HandsOn Broward will provide service opportunities for every member of the family. From making sandwiches for the homeless to writing letters to our service men and women overseas, there will be unlimited ways to celebrate through service.

Location: African American Research Library and Cultural Center and Delevoe Park

2650 N.W. 6th Street (Sistrunk Boulevard)

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Wayne Alexander, 954-347-3228

Jan. 18. 1 p.m. MLK TEEN SUMMIT — This year s summit is specifically designed by youth for youth who want to make a difference. Teen oriented performances, celebrity appearances, youth awards and panel discussions featuring the student organization, The Dream Defenders.

Location: African American Research Library and Cultural Center

2650 N.W. 6th Street (Sistrunk Boulevard)

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Wayne Alexander, 954-347-3228

Jan. 18. 1:30 p.m. MAGIC-DAY OF SERVICE — Magic guard Jameer Nelson, some Magic Dancers, Stuff the Magic Mascot and Magic Community Ambassadors Nick Anderson and Bo Outlaw will dedicate a refurbished basketball court as part of an MLK weekend Day of Service.

Location: Mollie Ray Elementary

2000 Beecher Street


Contacts: Trish Wingerson (Magic), 407-916-2635

Jan. 18. 4 p.m. CIVIL RIGHTS PHOTOGRAPHY — Opening Celebration for The Movement: Bob Adelman and Civil Rights Era Photography, presented by AutoNation. This exhibition commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and features 150 photographs by renowned photojournalist Bob Adelman, whose work during the civil rights era put him at the forefront of the civil rights movement and led him to produce some of the most iconic photographs of the period.

Location: NSU Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale

1 E. Las Olas Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Emily McCrater (NSU Museum of Art), 954-262-0236

Notes: Press members are requested to RSVP to Emily McCrater at emccrater@moafl.org or (954) 262-0236 or (954) 400-9687

Jan. 19. 3 p.m. NONVIOLENCE FORUM — Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and the Miami-Dade County Juvenile Services Department host a MLK non-violence forum.

Location: Joseph Caleb Auditorium

5400 NW 22nd Ave.


Contacts: Gwen Belton (Wilson spokeswoman), 305-619-5676

Jan. 19. 5 p.m. MLK GOSPEL CONCERT — "Defending the Dream 50 Years Later," a gospel concert and variety show presented by the Caribbean Cultural Coalition Inc. in association with the City of Sunrise and MLKCC featuring gospel, jazz and Caribbean music.

Location: Sunrise Civic Center Theater

10610 W. Oakland Park Blvd.


Contacts: Sunrise, 954-747-4646

Jan. 20. 10:30 a.m. MLK PARADE — King Holiday Parade and Non-violence March will feature local marching bands, drum lines, floats and thousands of marchers from local social, civic, cultural and religious organizations.

Location: Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Sistrunk Boulevard

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Wayne Alexander, 954-347-3228

Jan. 20. 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. GENIUS FACTORY — Genius Factory, a Miami-based education initiative focused teaching Entrepreneurship, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (ESTEAM) to middle, and high school kids, will be holding an educational "Geniuses @ Work event.

Location: University of Miami

Life Sciences & Technology Building

1951 N.W. 7th Ave. Ste. 120


Contacts: Maria Lacayo (Genius Factory), 305-788-5084

Jan. 20. 11:30 a.m. MLK BATTLE OF THE BANDS — King Holiday Battle of the Bands Competition will kick off immediately following the parade. Join defending champions Deerfield Beach High School in this fierce but friendly competition in commemoration and celebration of Dr. King.

Location: Dillard High School

Otis Gray Football Field

2501 N.W. 11th St.

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Wayne Alexander, 954-347-3228

Jan. 20. 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. PRO FOOTBALL LEGENDS CLASSIC — Several former NFL greats including Bob Griese, Anthony Munoz, Jack Youngblood and others are expected to attend a reception benefiting the Children's Diagnostic & Treatment Center.

Location: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Pool Deck

505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.

Fort Lauderdale

Contacts: Diana Hanford, 954-776-1999 ext 230

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