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Written by on June 1, 2000

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Friday

MIAMI

BAHAMAS GOOMBAY FESTIVAL

Commemoration

of the Bahamas roots of the first black settlers of South Florida

in the 1800s, featuring more than 300 vendors. Colorful costumes on

junkanoo groups will dance down Grand Avenue. Arts, crafts, food &

drink. Through Sunday (6/4). Noon-8 p.m. Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove.

Details: (305) 372-9966.

ANNIVERSARY

SALE

Storewide,

including furniture, bric-a-brac, clothing. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Salvation

Army Thrift Store, 14701 W Dixie Hwy., North Miami. Details: (305)

573-4200.

Saturday

FUND-RAISER

The

Zoological Society of Florida presents "Boogie for Metrozoo’s

Animals," a dance party organized by Carole Cotton & Happy Balloons.

Music by DJ Jerry Munson. Dress in black or animal stripes, spots

or designs. $35; $60 a couple. Country Club of Coral Gables, 997 N

Greenway Drive. Details: (305) 255-5551.

MIAMI

BAHAMAS GOOMBAY FESTIVAL

Second

day. Commemoration ceremonies featuring more than 300 vendors, parade,

arts, crafts, food & drink. Noon-7:30 p.m. Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove.

Details: (305) 372-9966.

FUND-RAISING

BANQUET

The

Miami-Dade branch of the National Association for the Advancement

of Colored People’s 12th annual freedom fund banquet. $100; $35 for

children, includes year’s membership. 6 p.m. Wyndham Miami Beach Resort,

4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 685-8694.

ORCHID

LECTURE SERIES

"Easy

Orchid Care for Beautiful Blooms: Cattleya & Dendrobium." First

of four-week series featuring two-hour classes. $15; $12 for members.

9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Bonnet House, 900 N Birch Road, Ft. Lauderdale.

Details: (954) 563-5393.

Sunday

HISTORIC

CORAL GABLES BRUNCH

Historical

Museum of Southern Florida presents a stroll through the Gables with

historian Paul George. Reservations required. $45; $40 for members.

Brunch at La Palma Ristorante & Bar, 116 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables.

Details: (305) 375-1621.

MIAMI

BAHAMAS GOOMBAY FESTIVAL

Last

day. Featuring more than 300 vendors. Arts, crafts, food & drink.

Noon-8 p.m. Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 372-9966.

BOWLING

FOR RHINOS.

Bowl

with Miami Metrozoo animal keepers to raise funds for the rhinos.

$15; $75 for team of 5. 7 p.m. Don Carter Kendall Lanes, 13600 N Kendall

Dr. Details: (305) 255-5551.

Wednesday

OPSAIL

MIAMI 2000

All

ships open for free tours. A Tall Ships models museum is in Terminal

10. Through June 10, when ships leave in a noon parade. $1 donation

requested. Port of Miami, 1015 North America Way. Details: (305) 372-1950.

Thursday

CAPTAINS’

GALA

Reception

and dinner for OpSail Miami. Limited to 500 guests. Featuring Walter

Cronkite as chairman of the National Maritime Historical Society Educational

Initiative. Entertainment by US Coast Guard ensemble and American

Wind Symphony Chamber Group. $200. Port of Miami Terminal 12, 1015

North America Way. Details: (305) 372-1950.

AWARDS

LUNCHEON

With

auction and raffle to benefit Amigos de SER. 10:45 a.m. aboard Imagination,

Terminal 9, Port of Miami. Details: (305) 649-7500, ext. 115.

HISTORY

TOUR

"Magical

History Bus Video Tour," organized by the Louis Wolfson II Media

History Center. Reservations requested. $15. 4 & 6 p.m. Miami-Dade

Public Library, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-1505.

Friday

BERRIES

TO WINE

"Wines

for summer." Friday night wine-tasting series continues. $10.

7-9:30 p.m. Mutiny Hotel, 2951 S Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. Details:

(305) 441-6409.

Saturday

6/10

THE

PARADE OF SAIL BRUNCH

As

grand finale parade led by US military ships leaves Government Channel

and goes up the Miami Beach coast enroute to Norfolk, VA, select audience

is invited to view and dine. Casual dress. $200. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Smith

& Wollensky, 1 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 372-1950.

METRORAIL

TOUR OF GREATER MIAMI

Organized

by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, with Paul George as

guide. Covers 20 miles. $15; $10 for members, plus $1.25 rail fare.

10 a.m.-noon. Meet at Dadeland South Station. Details: (305) 375-1492.

CAR

& BOAT AUCTION

Miami

Salvation Army benefit for Adult Rehabilitation Center featuring locally

donated vehicles. Inspection at 8 a.m. Auction at 9 a.m. Salvation

Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 2236 NW Miami Ct. Details: (305)

573-4200.

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