At 101.5 LITE FM &, we're your link to what's happening in South Florida. Here's a listing of women's, kids' and family activities and events you've recently heard about on LITE FM:

South Florida Events

  Event Description Time / Location
6/19 - 9/7 Sesame Street Presents: The Body

Continuing exhibit at the Museum features the Muppets hosting an exciting collection of hands-on, interactive, multimedia experiences that allow children to explore the human body.

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Various hours, Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale
7/8 - 8/16 Lookingglass Alice

Modern retelling of Alice in Wonderland when your favorite Wonderland characters defy gravity in this circus-infused marvel for all ages.

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Various times, Arsht Center, Miami
7/17 - 8/9 Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical

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Various times, Pembroke Pines Theater of the Performing Arts
7/24 - 8/1 Bugfest-by-the-Sea

Annual Lobster Festival features lobster cookout, chef contest, beach & pier clean up & more.

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Various hours, Lauderdale By The Sea
7/27 - 8/28 Back to School Health Fair & Low-Cost Immunizations

Immunizations available Monday - Friday, 10 am - 3:30 pm each week at the Main Health Center in Miami, Flamingo Meeical Centeri n Hialeah and Miami Gardens Health Center.

Main Health Center, 5361 NW 22nd Avenue, Miami 

Flamingo Center, 901 E. 10th Avenue, Bay #39, Hialeah

Miami Gardens Center, 4692 NW 183rd Street

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Various hours, Jessie Trice Community Health Centers
7/30 - 8/17 Miami Dolphins Training Camp

Public is invited to watch for free, but tickets are limited to the first 2000 fans.

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Various days & times, Doctors Hospital Training Facility
8/2 Bark at the Park with Miami Marlins

Bring your dog to watch the Miami Marlins vs San Diego Padres as Marlins Park hosts the annual Bark at the Park to benefit the Humane Society of Broward County. Other events at this game include Billy the Marlin's Birthday Bash, and the Marlins' Wives Back to School Drive.

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1:10 p.m., Marlins Park, Miami
8/3 - 8/7 Camp Broadway Miami

For ages 10 - 17

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9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
8/3 - 8/7 Miami Heat Summer Camp for Kids
Weekly camps for kids ages 7 - 16. The final week begins August 3rd. Early reservations are recommended.
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Various locations
8/3 - 8/7 Jungle Island Adventure & Camps

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9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; half-day & late pick-up options, Jungle Island, Miami
8/3 - 8/21 Summer Chess & Game Camp

Week-long camps in August.

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9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Stormont Kings Chess Program, Miami
8/3 - 8/15 Zoofari Summer Camp

For kids ages 4 - 12. 

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9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Zoo Miami
8/3 - 8/17 Camp Discovery Summer Camp

For ages 6-12. Featuring different themes weekly. MODS will also hold 3 separate week-long Ocean Explorer's Camps for kids entering 7th & 8th grades.

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9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale
8/9 Back2School Bash

Free event for kids age 6 to 17 includes basketball, a bounce house, music and refreshments.


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12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., Franklin Park, Fort Lauderdale
8/10 - 8/25 Free Back to School Immunizations

Broward County Department of Health offers free immunizations for kids age 4 from 18.

August 10, 11, 12, 14, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25 - 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

August 13, 20, 9am - 7 p.m.

August 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., includes Back to School Resource Fair

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Various hours, Lauderhill Mall, 1299-E NW 40th Ave
8/12 - 8/23 Cirque du Soleil: Varekai

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Various times, BB&T Center
8/16 South Florida Parenting's Back To School Splash

Exhibitors, entertainment, back to school fashion show & more, presented by Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital.

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11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Westfield Broward Mall, Plantation
8/21 4th Annual Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick Conference

Women Empowerment and Leadership Conference. A day for inspiration, learning, shopping and connecting!

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8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., W Hotel Fort Lauderdale
8/23 5th Annual Animal Adoption Fair

Huge adoption event features nearly 50 pet rescue and adoption organizations, vet care clinics, vaccinations & micro-chipping, live music, more.

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10 a.m. - 6 p.m., War Memorial Auditorium, Fort Lauderdale
9/11 Baby Love

Baby Love is your one-stop shopping extravaganza where new and expecting parents can test out top baby brands, take advantage of exclusive deals, and win amazing prizes! Plus, you’ll get to meet celebrity parents, as well as local expectant and new parents just like you, all while enjoying light bites, yummy treats, mocktails and more!

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7 p.m. - 10 p.m., The Museum of Discovery and Science, downtown Fort Lauderdale
9/12 - 9/13 Kids Love & Family Expo

The Kids Love & Family Expo is a celebrity-filled extravaganza with everything that KIDS LOVE! While the kids are having fun, parents will discover the latest and greatest in products and services to make their busy lives healthier, easier, and more enjoyable from more than 50 sponsors & exhibitors!!!

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All Day, The Museum of Discovery and Science, downtown Fort Lauderdale
9/18 3rd Annual 'Extraordinary Women Leading Change' Leadership Conference

Learn strategies and insights from top executive women leaders in the community.  Interactive workshop-style sessions so you can network and develop strategic alliances with influential women, as you grow professional an personally.

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Use discount code ELJF0915 (case sensitive) by August 15th to save $100 on registration.

9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E Camino Real
9/26 - 9/27 'Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance!'

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
10/2 - 10/4 Duende: Broward 100 Finale

Grand finale celebrations for Broward County's 100th Birthday include entertainment, street fest & more.

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Various hours, Downtown Fort Lauderdale
11/13 - 11/15 Fall Garden Festival & 75th Annual Ramble

Cooking classes, gardening demonstrations, beer gardens & more.

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9:30 a.m. daily, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables
1/19 Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage

Classic Star Trek TV & Movie film footage set to music from the show, performed by a live symphony orchestra.

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7:30 p.m., Broward Center for the Performing Arts
1/22 - 1/24 10th Annual International Chocolate Festival

Chocolate samplings, chef's demonstrations, lectures, garden tours & more.

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9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Fairchild Tropical Garden
Does your South Florida non-profit organization have an event or service you'd like to share with 101.5 LITE FM and Listeners? Please e-mail complete information -- at least three weeks in advance -- to Gayle Garton at or fax to 305-521-1414

Community Service Announcements

  Event Description Time / Location
8/16 Family Day Fundraiser
Bake sale, bouncehouse, face painting, raffle tickets & more, to help fund medical treatment for a local toddler with leukemia. A portion of proceeds will benefit the local chapter of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
For more info, email:
2 p.m. - 5 p.m., Temple Beth Emet, Cooper City
8/20 Humane Society's ways to help animals
If you love animals, you can help them in many ways. You can volunteer at the Humane Society of Greater Miami. You also can become a foster ambassador, or you can always donate cat or dog supplies or money will always do as well.


More info, 305-749-1845
8/20 Susan G. Komen's Ride for the Cure
You can use your bike to fight breast cancer. Just join the Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale's inaugural Ride for the Cure, Saturday November 14th, at the Homestead Miami Speedway. Choose from three different rides, from 5 to 62 miles.


More info, 305-383-7116