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August 2015 community calendar

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Welcome to your community calendar. It's your one-stop shop to finding out about events taking place around your community. We have everything to help you make the most of your free time, from festivals and fundraisers to music and museums. 

Events are listed on a monthly basis and most are free or low cost to the public.

Tuesday, Aug. 4

National Night Out Against Crime
Shirley Branca Park
6900 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33023

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. There will be food, entertainment, prizes and information booths.

Cost: Free

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Zimmerman Advertising Job Fair     
6600 N. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The Zimmerman Advertising Job Fair is tailored for professionals with a degree in marketing, advertising or business.

Cost: Free

Friday, Aug. 14

Hispanic Women of Distinction Awards
Signature Grand
6900 State Road 84
Davie, FL

Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This event honors Hispanic women who've made significant contributions to their community. It features the awards ceremony, a cocktail hour, fashion show and entertainment.

Cost: $80 per person

Saturday, Aug. 15

Throne Room Messages
Vizcaya Park
14200 SW 55th St.
Miramar, FL 33027

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This is a live worship and book-signing event featuring first time author Karen L. Bromfield. Refreshments will be served.

Cost: Free

School Supply Giveaway
New Macedonia Baptist Church
2201 SW 48th Ave.
West Park, FL

Time: 2 p.m.

This inaugural book bag and school supplies giveaway is designed for the children in the West Park community and surrounding areas. For more information, call Latoya Dean at 954-348-1923.

Sunday, Aug. 23

Charity Bridal Event
The Shops at Sunset
5701 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL 33143

Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This event benefits Brides Against Breast Cancer, a fundraising organization of the Health Support Network. The Health Support Network provides free cancer-related programs and services to children, adults, families and caregivers. Hundreds of bridal gowns will be on display and for sale. The price range is $75 to $1,800.

Cost: Free general admission