annual Voices for Children Foundation program. RSVP. $100. 11:30 a.m.
Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305)
New Approaches to an Enduring Problem." 9th annual meeting by
the Barry University School of Social Work. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Broad
Auditorium, Barry University, 11300 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores.
Details: Toby Berman-Rossi, (305) 899-3937.
OVER MIAMI RIVER BOAT TOUR
include Tequesta village, old Spanish missions and Flagler's Royal
Palm Hotel. Featuring Paul George, historian for the Historical Museum
of Southern Florida. 5-8 p.m. Details: (305) 375-1621.
p.m. Performing Arts Network HQ, 555 17th St., Miami Beach. Details:
TO SCHOOL BLAST
day of music, comedy and hip-hop dancers. Free. Noon. African Heritage
Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave. Details: (305) 638-6838.
MYSTERY & SILENT AUCTION
for Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. $75. 7:30 p.m. Datran Center,
9130 Dadeland Blvd. Details: (305) 856-2288, ext. 249.
Rush-ins Rule." Poetry readings organized by FIU Creative Writing
Program. 8 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave. Details: (305) 667-7396
happy hour with gourmet snacks, a donation bar, music by Amereida
and optional docent-led tours. 5-8:30 p.m. Miami Art Museum, 101 W
Flagler. Details: (305) 375-3000.
Great March 2000: Wine & Tapas." $50. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Country
Club Ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables.
Details: (877) 551-WINE.
invitation to benefit Young Life of Greater Miami. $200-$4,500. Country
Club of Miami, 6801 NW 186th St. Details: (305) 666-1840.
PREVIEW COCKTAIL PARTY
annual International Fine Art Show with reception, sale and cash bar.
6 p.m. Miami Museum of Science & Space Transit Planetarium, 3280 S
Miami Ave. Details: (305) 646-4213.
A Showcase of Tropical Biology." Today and Sunday in three venues.
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road.
Details: (305) 646-4213.
WOMAN'S PLACE FUNDRAISER
gala tribute to Pamela Ann Glassman. Speaker: Katherine Fernandez-Rundle,
state attorney. 7-11 p.m. Church of the Little Flower, 1251 Palmero
Ave., Coral Gables. Details: Tia Cooper, (305) 379-2673, ext. 142.
ANNIVERSARY CLUB NIGHT
as an evening of laughter, jazz and rhythm & blues for ages 18 and
older. Free. 8 p.m. African Heritage Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW
22 Ave. Details: (305) 638-6638.
OF CHARITY GALA
by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami. 6:30 p.m. silent
auction. $175. 8 p.m. dinner. Sheraton Bal Harbour, 9701 Collins Ave.,
Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 762-1332.
Lins, the new queen of Bossa Nova, Leila Pinheiro, Ed Motta and Batacoto
band. $65. 8 p.m. Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth
Ave. Details: (305) 579-9030.
SHOW & SALE
Coast Reptiles presents reptiles and exotics. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Airport
Inn Hotel, 2440 State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 433-2338.
A Showcase of Tropical Biology." Second day features lecture
at Room 243, Graham Center, FIU Tamiami Campus, and 8 p.m. visit to
Miami Museum of Science, 3280 S Miami Ave. Details: (305) 646-4213.
& MAYHEM BUS TOUR
by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Details:
A HEART DINNER
and gastronomic delight featuring Chef Norman Van Aken to benefit
Kristi House. 6:30 p.m. cocktails, 7:30 p.m. five-course dinner. RSVP
by Oct. 17. $250. Norman's, 21 Almeria Ave., Coral Gables. Details:
in conjunction with "Hunters of the Sky" exhibit. Miami
Museum of Science & Space Transit Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave. Details:
ROADS HOME & GARDEN TOUR
of unique homes of historic Miami neighborhood. Historian Paul George
presides. $10. Noon-4 p.m. Meet at Simpson Park Garden Center, Southeast
17th Road, " block west of South Miami Avenue. Details: (305)