There’s always something to do in MIA! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Miami this week.
1. BEING MARY JANE PREMIERE VIEWING PARTY & MIXER
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come out for an evening of networking, happy hour, food and drink specials at 1st Klass Cafe in Pines, for the premiere of BET’s “Being Mary Jane” Viewing Party while Speed Networking among South Florida’s Small Business Powerhouses. Join Community Organization Partners #BlackGirlMagicFlorida, Girl Talk Movement, The Under 40 Group, & The Purpose Found to expand your network with business minded individuals who are making powerful strides in their field. Learn more here.
2. GOOD VIBES AT BRICK WYNWOOD
Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.
On Wednesday nights all roads lead to Brick Miami in Wynwood for the Ultimate weekly Caribbean event where Afrobeat and Soca meets Dancehall! The night features $5 Heineken & $6 Jack Daniels before 11:00 p.m. Plus, there is free admission with RSVP. Learn more here.
3. BRAND NEW MORNINGS: NEW YEAR’S PARTY
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Join Brand New Mornings for their own “Brand New Morning New Year’s Party!” Nadia and Gaby will walk you through the art of a first impression, and how you can more confidently introduce yourself. Mimosas and coffee included. Learn more here.
4. SOUTH FLORIDA BLACK BUSINESS NETWORKING PARTY
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come out and support the movement to help bring awareness of black businesses in South Florida. If you’re a black business owner come out and promote your company during this monthly happy hour. Learn more here.
5. WAYUP STAYUP
Thursday, January 12, 2017, 11:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Kola Champagne Presents WAYUP STAYUP, an evening of good music, vibes, and more. Ladies drink free Appleton from 11:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. There is no cover each and every Thursday. Kola Champagne is a Miami based creative collective, founded by Silent Addy, with an aim to bring the bashment party vibe to all creative endeavors and to put a refreshing spin on the Reggae, and Dancehall experience. Learn more here.
6. TOAST TO ART
Friday, January 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come unwind at The ARC with a fun Friday paint session led by local artist Chris Austin! No painting experience is necessary as Chris will lead you to unleash your inner artist to create a unique image that you can take home. RSVP includes all materials, live instruction and wine. Learn more here.
7. MLK DAY OF SERVICE
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Broward Municipal Services District (BMSD) neighborhoods will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through volunteerism. Residents of Boulevard Gardens, Washington Park, Roosevelt Gardens, and Franklin Park are invited to join the BMSD 2017 MLK Day of Service and Community Celebration. Learn more here.
8. MIAMI FESTIVAL OF LAUGHS
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 8:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Laugh your way into a fabulous 2017 with some of the most exciting names in comedy at the Miami Festival of Laughs. The annual tradition returns for a third year to the James L. Knight Center, featuring routines from Mike Epps, Arnez J, Jay Pharoah, and more. Learn more here.
9. THE BLCK FAMILY DINNER
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – until
Join The BLCK Family for their first installation of 2017, inspired by the “black beat.” Chef Jumoke Jackson of Washington DC will curate a full sensory culinary experience featuring Nigerian Suya, Communal Hominy, and Citrus Poached Fish. The evening will also feature two new artist Crys Alexandra and Free Dystopia! Learn more here.
10. DAY LA SOUL: 90S – 2000S HIP HOP JAM
Sunday, January 15, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join Social Xchange for their Monthly Ritual. What is Day La Soul? Its an old school hip-hop dance party featuring the best of 90s and 2000s (Hip Hop, Reggae and R&B). Be Ready to dance and Sing from your soul! Learn more here.
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