Autism Speaks hosts its seventh annual puzzle pieces of our community gala, which will include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, an open bar, silent and live auctions and music and gifts for all guests. 1Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: www.autismspeaks.org/puzzlepieces.
The Coral Gables Museum hosts its family day. Guests can come dressed in costumes, participate in a runway show and win prizes. 2-5 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: coralgablesmuseum.org/.
Florida Grand Opera hosts its season preview lecture of its upcoming shows “Lucia di Lammermoor,” “Salome,” “Orfeo ed Euridice” and “Florencia en el Amazonas.” 2-3 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or http://www.booksandbooks.com/.
Michael Deibert discusses his book “Haiti Will Not Perish: A Recent History,” which chronicles the heroic struggles of Haitians as they build and grow their longed-for country in the face of overwhelming odds. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or http://www.booksandbooks.com/.
The Centro Cultural Español presents its piano concert “Goyescas, Los Majos Enamorados,” in collaboration with the Joaquín Achúcarro Foundation. 8 p.m. Centro Cultural Español, 1490 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: http://www.ccemiami.org/en/.