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November 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.


Monday, Nov. 2

The Best of Times Senior Expo
Mardi Gras Casino
Hallandale Beach, FL

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Best of Times Senior Expo features 80 exhibitors with senior products and services, diverse retirement living and medical options, live entertainment, travel deals and door prizes.

Cost: Free admission and parking

Friday, Nov. 13

Local 10 Day of Giving
Participating Publix locations listed below:

Miami-Dade

Pinecrest (Store 1423)
13401 S. Dixie Highway
Pinecrest, FL 33156
(305) 251-0911

Kendall (Store 1429)
9420 SW 56th Street
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 595-4502

Miami Shores (Store 794)
9050 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami Shores, FL 33138
(305) 751-4075

Broward

Hollywood (Store 1454)
1700 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL 33020
(954) 927-5680

Plantation (Store 1345)
1181 S University Drive
Plantation, FL 33324
(954) 577-0542

Pembroke Pines (Store 1068)
15729 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027
(954) 431-2261

The Local 10 Day of Giving will have our news team fanned out at select area Publix stores, from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m., encouraging viewers to donate nonperishable food items and new, unwrapped toys. Come and meet our Local 10 team as you shop for those in need this holiday season.

Cost: A giving heart

Saturday, Nov, 14

Glory House of Miami Evening of Freedom & Arts
Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami
1301 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL

Time: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Glory House of Miami is an organization devoted to healing and restoring the lives of those who have suffered the abuse and exploitation of sex trafficking.

Cost: This is a fundraising event and a registration fee applies. For more information, contact Glory House of Miami by visiting gloryhouseofmiami.org.

Monday, Nov. 16

The Best of Times Senior Expo
Inverrary Country Club
Lauderhill, FL

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Best of Times Senior Expo features 80 exhibitors with senior products and services, diverse retirement living and medical options, live entertainment, travel deals and door prizes.

Cost: Free admission and parking

Saturday, Nov. 21

Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Purple Hat Parade
Esplanade Park
400 Second St.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Purple Hat Parade is an awareness and fundraising event benefitting the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida and the 375,000 Floridians living with epilepsy.

Cost: Free to participants and their pets with a $20 donation requested for prize eligibility

Saturday, Nov. 21

Diwali-Festival of Lights Program
Broward County Convention Center
1950 Eisenhower Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Diwali is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Buddhists alike. The event expects to receive 10,000 attendees from all corners of the world. There will be more than 450 performers and 80 vendors.

Cost: $10 presale and $12 at the gate. Children 3 and under are free.

Sunday, Nov. 22

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Concert Series
5555 North Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Time: 4 p.m.

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church invites music lovers of all ages and preferences to its 2015-16 concert series featuring musicians in a variety of genres, from classical to jazz and everything in between. On Nov. 22, the Matthew Martin Organ Concert will delight attendees inside the church's sanctuary.

Cost: Ticket prices range from $5 to $25. For more information, visit www.crpc.org/concert-series-2015-2016, email concertseries@crpc.org or call 954-334-5174.

Monday, Nov. 30

The Best of Times Senior Expo
Pompano Beach Civic Center
Pompano Beach, FL

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Best of Times Senior Expo features 80 exhibitors with senior products and services, diverse retirement living and medical options, live entertainment, travel deals and door prizes.

Cost: Free admission and parking