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
10/30 - 1/4 Santa's Enchanted Forest

More than 100 rides, shows, games, attractions and lots of holiday lights.

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5 p.m. - midnight daily, Tropical Park, Miami
11/1 - 11/30 Miami 'Live' Month

Putting the focus on all types of live entertainment in Miami, including music, comedy, poetry & more. The month will feature a weekly VIP Bus Tour to various cultural events, with transportation, admission, drinks & snacks.

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Various times, Various Venues
11/6 - 12/24 Ice Palace 2014

Monday-Thursday 12 pm to 9 pm ; Friday-Sunday 12 pm to 10 pm

Featuring Disney’s Frozen. Take a skate with Anna, Elsa and Olaf. Pictures with Santa.

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Various times, Dolphin Mall
11/7 - 11/23 28th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

More than 100 films, as well as parties & appearances by actors and directors.

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Various times, Various locations
11/16 - 11/23 30th Annual Miami Book Fair International

Hundreds of authors will speak and sign books; street fair with vendors is Friday thru Sunday, 11/21 - 11/23
Confirmed authors appearing include:

John Cleese, Patricia Cornwell, Anne Rice, Larry McMurtry & many more.

Check here beginning November 1st for full author list & appearance schedule:  More Info


Various times, N.E. 2nd Avenue, from 3rd street to 5th street, Miami
11/19 - 11/30 'The Phantom of the Opera'

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
11/20 - 11/25 Miami Heat November home games

Thurs. Nov. 20, 8 p.m., vs Los Angeles Clippers

Sun., Nov. 23, 6 p.m., vs Charlotte Hornets

Tues., Nov, 25, 7:30 p.m., vs Golden State Warriors

Ticket info

Various start times, American Airlines Arena
11/20 - 11/30 Marvel Universe Live!

Live action show featuring Marvel Super Heroes and Villains. Event for all ages includes cutting-edge special effects, pyrotechnics, aerial stunts, martial arts and more.

11/20 - 11/23 at BB&T Center  Tickets

11/28 - 11/30 at AAA  Tickets

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Various times, BB&T Center, AAA
11/21 - 1/3 Holiday Fantasy of Lights

A drive-through light spectacular for all ages, with dozens of illuminated holiday displays and the Holiday Fantasy of Lights 3-D Experience.

A portion of proceeds benefits the Alzheimer's Family Center.

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6 p.m. - 10 p.m. nightly, Tradewinds Park, Coconut Creek
11/21 - 11/23 Miami City Ballet Program I: Romeo & Juliet

Program features 'Ballo della Regina', the company premiere of 'Polyphonia', and 'Serenade'

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Various times, Kravis Center, West Palm Beach
11/21 - 11/23 Chris Evert-Raymond James Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic

3-Day event includes Pro-Celebrity Tennis, Lunch with Chrissie & Friends and a Pro-Celebrity Gala.

This year's celebrity lineup includes Hoda Kotb, Gavin Rossdale, Sarah Ferguson, Dennis Miller, Gayle King, Jon Lovitz, David Cook & Kevin McKidd (Gray's Anatomy).

Tennis stars include Martina Navratilova, Patrick McEnroe, Renae Stubbs, Brad Gilbert & Chris Evert.

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Various times, Delray Beach Tennis Center & Boca Raton Resort & Club
11/22 - 11/23 40th Annual Harvest Festival

Arts & crafts, live music, food, kids' entertainment, Santa and his workshop; lots of gift ideas

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10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Miami-Dade Fair Expo, 10901 S.W. 24th St., Miami
11/22 - 11/23 Camelot Days Medieval Festival

Musicians, artisans, eateries, knights, jesters & more.

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10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., T.Y. Park, Hollywood
11/22 South Florida Firefighters Calendar

Firefighters featured in the calendar will appear at the Harvest Festival.

This year's calendar benefits the charities Here's Help, Inc. and A Safe Haven For Newborns.

Meet & greet the stars of the 21st annual calendar.

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8 a.m . - 3 p.m., Harvest Festival, Youth Fairgrounds
11/22 - 11/23 Miami Fine Wine and Spirits Festival

Including the Fine Chocolate Pavilion, tastings, pairings & live music.

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11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Peacock Park, Coconut Grove
11/22 Miracle on 136th Street at The Falls

18th annual Miracle on 136th Street Parade marches in to The Falls with Celebrity Grand Marshal is Peyton List from Disney Channel’s ‘Jessie'.

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4 p.m., The Falls, U.S. 1 & S.W. 136th Street, Miami
11/23 Winterfest Family Fun Day

FREE family activities, photos with Santa and more, presented by the Florida Panthers.

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12:00 p.m. - 4 p.m., Lawn of the Riverside Hotel, Las Olas
11/28 - 12/14 31st Annual Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant

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Various times, First Fort Lauderdale, 301 E. Broward Blvd.
11/28 So You Think You Can Dance Tour

Season 11's Top Ten perform; Miami's Ricky Ubeda, the season winner, headlines. Also features Miami's Rudy Abreu.

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8 p.m., Adrienne Arsht Center
11/29 30th Annual Main Street Festival of Lights

Family event includes tree lighting at 7 p.m.

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6 p.m. - 10 p.m., Downtown Miami Lakes
12/1 - 12/31 Deering Holiday Wonderland

Visitors can tour the elegant and historic houses of the Deering Estate as they come alive with holiday accents and decorations, created by local garden clubs and community organizations

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10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily, Deering Estate, Cutler Ridge
12/2 Christmas on Las Olas

52nd annual event features carolers, Santa, Snow Mountain, Skate Las Olas, bell ringers, and more than 60 food & beverage & holiday booths

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5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Las Olas Boulevard, between SE 6th & SE 11th Avenues
12/2 - 12/14 'Book of Mormon'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
12/4 - 12/7 Art Basel Miami Beach

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Opens noon daily, Miami Beach Convention Center, Collins Park & beaches
12/5 South Florida Firefighters Calendar

Firefighters featured in the calendar will appear at the Round Up.

This year's calendar benefits the charities Here's Help, Inc. and A Safe Haven For Newborns.

Meet & greet the stars of the 21st annual calendar.

More Info 


9:30 p..m. - 1:30 a.m., Round-Up Country Western Night Club, Davie
12/5 Deering Estate Tree Lighting Ceremony

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7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Deering Estate at Cutler
12/5 Light Up Sistrunk

Kids' zone, Santa, snow, entertainment, giant holiday tree

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5 p.m., Sistrunk Blvd, Fort Lauderdale
12/6 Winterfest Black Tie Ball

Dinner, dance, live auction.

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6 p.m. - Midnight, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
12/11 - 1/4 Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna


Various times, Big tent next to SunLife Stadium
12/11 13th Annual Toy Drive & Fundraiser Cocktail Reception for Big Mama's Team of Life

Open bar, silent auction, live music, hosted by LITE FM's Julie Guy to benefit Big Mama's Team of Life.

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5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m., Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
12/12 - 12/30 Miami City Ballet: "The Nutcracker'

The holiday classic, George Balanceine's The Nutcracker.

Dec. 12 - 14 at Broward Center

Dec. 18- 24 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Dec. 27 - 30 at Kravis Center

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Various times, Various locations
12/31 Capital One Ornage Bowl FanFest

Interactive games, sports memorabilia, entertainment, food & more.

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3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sun Life Stadium, Gate G Parking Lot
12/31 Capital One Orange Bowl Game

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7:30 p.m., Sun Life Stadium
1/7 - 2/1 'Disney's The Lion King'

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
1/9 - 2/8 Miami City Ballet Program II: Hear the Music

Featuring 'Nine Sinatra Songs' by Twyla Tharp, and more.

Jan 9 - 11 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Jan 23 - 25 at Broward Center

Feb 6 - Feb 8 at Kravis Center

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Various times, Various locations
2/3 - 2/8 'Disney's Newsies'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
2/13 - 3/22 Miami City Ballet Program III: Passion and Grace

Featuring Richard Alston's 'Carmen' and more.

Feb. 13 - 15 at Adrienne Arsht Center

Feb. 27 - Mar 1 at Kravis Center

Mar  20 - 22 at Broward Center

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Various times, Various locations
2/13 - 2/17 Sail Across the Sun: Music, Food & Wine Festival, hosted by Train

Train hosts (& performs on) this cruise / festival, stopping in Key West & Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas.


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Sailing from Miami, Fri. 4pm, returning Tuesday, 8 a.m., Norwegian Sun Cruise Ship
2/19 - 2/22 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

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Various times, Broward Center
2/24 - 3/8 'Motown: The Musical'

The story of Berry Gordy & Motown, the record label that launched the careers of Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross, Michael Jackson & more.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
3/7 Joy Behar

Comedian / Talk show host's one-woman show.

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8:00 p.m., Coral Springs Center for the Arts
3/11 - 3/29 'Wicked'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
3/27 - 4/19 Miami City Ballet Program IV: Points of Departure

March 27 - 29 at Kravis Center

April 10 - 12 at Adrienne Arsht Center

April 17 - 19 at Broward Center

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Various times, Various locations
3/31 - 4/12 'Pippin'

Music, dance & magic come together in this Broadway classic, with music & lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who also wrote the songs for 'Wicked'. Lucie Arnaz stars.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
4/14 - 4/19 'Sister Act'

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Various times, Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami
5/5 - 5/17 'Anything Goes'

Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival features classic Coie Porter songs.

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Various times, Broward Center for the Performing Arts
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Community Service Announcements

  Event Description Time / Location
11/22 Broward Shrinettes Yardsale
If you love a bargain, head to the Broward Shrinettes Annual Charity Indoor Yard Sale 'Fall 4 Great Deals,' Saturday and Sunday, November 22nd and 23rd, at 2900 Taylor Street in Hollywood. And join them in supporting Shriners Hospitals, 'Helping Kids Defy the Odds.'


For more info, 954-614-2356
11/22 Steps for Healing 5K Run / Walk
This fun 5K at Zoo Miami includes a Kid's Fun Run for ages 7 and under. The registration fee includes breakfast, a t-shirt and zoo admission for the day. Proceeds benefit the Children's Bereavement Center, offering free grief support groups for all ages.
For more info, 305-668-4902
12/4 Humane Society's Lighting Ceremony
Take in the special Holiday Lighting Ceremony Thursday, December 4th, at the Humane Society of Greater Miami's Soffer and Fine Adoption Center in North Miami Beach. There will be choirs, festive refreshments and shelter tours as part of this holiday fundraiser.


More info, 305-749-1815
12/13 Snowfest in Hollywood Hills
Bring your family to the 21st Annual Snowfest, The Miracle on 35th Avenue in Hollywood Hills, Saturday December 13th. Your kids will have fun playing in the 30 tons of snow, as well as all the games, and rides and can't forget the visit from Santa and much more.


More info, 954-894-8123
12/18 Shop Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale
When you're holiday shopping, don't forget to shop Susan G. Komen Miami Ft. Lauderdale. You can find a wide assortment of tops, bags and towels, jewelry and watches, for that special someone this time of year and best of all proceeds go to fight breast cancer.


More info, 305-383-7116x204