To order tickets call 305-448-7421, ext. 153, or visit www.CommunityArtsProgram.org.
Other summer concerts will feature Pepe Romero on July 11; Brubeck Brothers Quartet on July 25; Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra on Aug. 8; and John Pizzarelli on Aug. 22.
Also, the Young Musicians' Summer Master Classes will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays following the artists' concerts. The class provides an opportunity for students to perform for the artists or audit within an up-close and personal setting. The program is for the young-at-heart, too. All ages can register to audit or perform in master classes. Up to five who have registered will be chosen to perform. The cost is $15 per master class; register by calling 305-448-7421.
Banquet to help
Angels From Heaven, a nonprofit organization that helps the poverty-stricken communities of Jamaica, will have its annual Black and White Affair Banquet at 6:30 p.m. on July 20 at Rose G. Price Park, 9011 NW 208th Ave. in Pembroke Pines. Tickets are $45 per person.
Angels is made up of young women from throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties who are trying to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged children and their families, hospitals and orphans in Jamaica. The group makes two trips a year to the island, bringing medical and school supplies, clothes and shoes.
The banquet will feature music by Mark Sawby. For tickets and more information call Cecile at 954-593-6520 or Nesta at 954-913-6094.
AT&T gift helps high schools
Kudos to AT&T for its $37,633 donation to Communities in Schools of Miami, Inc. to help support site coordinators at North Miami Middle School, North Miami Senior High School, Miami Edison Middle School and Miami Edison Senior High School. The company will present the check at 11 a.m. Friday at Edison Senior High.
According to a press release, the gift is part of AT&T's $2 million contribution to the Communities in Schools network across the country.
The network provides school-based coordinators to help connect struggling students with academic support, mentoring, counseling, after-school programs, career development and healthcare services. The resources will increase the chance of high school completion and reduce dropout rates.