Miami Soul – your ultimate source for places to go, people to see, and things to do in the Black social scene. Check out this week’s weekend guide from Miami Soul. For a list of weekly reoccurring events, check out miami.com/miami-soul.
It’s homecoming time for Florida Memorial University, South Florida’s only Historically Black College & University (HBCU) and home to the Negro national anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing. This year’s homecoming festivities includes T.I. as heading performer at the Homecoming concert and a full lineup of events and activities. All events are held at FMU’s campus at 15800 NW 42nd Ave in Miami Gardens. For more info and ticket information for the week’s festivities, visit FMU at www.FMUniv.edu.
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Monday, February 8
Lion Block Out – Day Party
2PM – 6PM at Robinson Circle
7:30PM – 11:30PM at Smith Conference Center
Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for guests.
Tuesday, February 9
FMU Worship Service
11AM – 12PM at Susie C. Holley Chapel
As a Baptist-affiliated institution, the campus community kicks off Homecoming with an on-campus worship service.
Wednesday, February 10
12PM – 2PM at Robinson Circle
10PM – 2AM at Living & Learning building #4
Thursday, February 11
FMU National Alumni Association Conference
8AM – 6PM at Lehman Auditorium
Pep Rally & Stroll Off
4PM – 6PM on the Front Lawn
6PM – Alumni parking lot
Alumni vs Student Flag Football
8PM – 10PM
FMU National Alumni Association President’s Reception
9PM – 12AM – Progressive Officers Club, 14690 NW 27th Ave, Opa-Locka
Friday, February 12
Alumni Homecoming Luncheon
12PM – 1:30PM at Smith Conference Center
The luncheon honors classes ending in 1’s and 6’s. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at fmuniv.edu/alumni/homecoming/reunion/alumni-reunion-luncheon/.
Greek Step Step Show & Concert featuring T.I.
7PM – 11PM – Front Lawn
Join the 99Jamz’ Dem Boyz, DJ Nails, and DJ Nasty for a Greek step show and a concert with T.I. performing live. Tickets are $30 for FMU students with FMU student ID, $40 in advance, and $50 day of show. Tickets can be purchased at fmuniv.edu/alumni/homecoming/reunion/homecoming-greek-step-show-and-concert-2016/
All Black Affair Official Homecoming Concert Afterparty
10PM – 3AM – Fate, 601 Silks Run, Hallandale
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at AllBlackReloaded.eventbrite.com
Saturday, February 13
Homecoming Parade & Tailgate
8:30AM – 11AM – Along 183rd St and 42nd Ave
FMU students, alumni, and supporters will lead a parade starting at Miami Carol City Senior and traveling down 42nd Ave and ending at the campus.
11am at FMU Athletic Wellness Center West Side parking lot
FMU Lions vs Voorheen College
Women’s Game: 4PM; Men’s Game: 6PM at Barry University, 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami Shores
Tickets are $25 for both games and will be sold at the game.
Official FMU Homecoming After Party
10PM – 3AM at 1st Klass Cafe, 9940 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines
It’s a Homecoming finale and tickets are $16.82 and can be purchased at www.ThelionsDen2016.eventbrite.com