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Calendar Of Events

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Written by on February 1, 2001

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Thursday 2/1

UNIVERSOUL CIRCUS

Special performance to mark the start of Black History Month. 10 a.m. Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22nd Ave. Details: (305) 636-2350.

Friday 2/2

MIAMI INTERNATIONAL MAP FAIR

The Historical Museum of Southern Florida presents this 8th annual expo for collectors, the curious, hobbyists and antique map aficionados. John Hebert, chief of the geography & map division for the US Library of Congress, is scheduled keynoter. Through Feb. 4. $5; $50 for full program. Historical Museum of Southern Florida, 101 W Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-1492 or mapfair@historical-museum.org.

BERRIES TO WINE

"Tour of Italy, Part I." Friday night wine-tasting is held weekly. No reservations required. $10. 7-9:30 p.m. Mayfair House Hotel, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 441-0000.

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER

The Junior League of Miami’s Venetian Diamond Ball to mark 75 years of history in Coral Gables. Organizers promise a "luxurious and magical evening reminiscent of Venice during Carnavale." Black-tie; decorative masks. Benefits at-risk families. 7 p.m. Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-0160.

THE GREAT ESSKATE

National Skate Patrol and SoBe Rollers hold first annual inline skating event. Through Feb. 4. Riande Continental Hotel, 1825 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 864-2798 or skatelaw@bellsouth.net.

STARGAZER BALL

Miami City Ballet and Ritz-Carlton present the 15th anniversary bash for the troupe in a tent at the site of the new hotel. Black tie, dance. Catered by Barton G. $500 & $1,000. Details: (305) 929-7000, ext. 1412.

Saturday 2/3

FARMERS MARKET

10th annual. Includes free gardening workshop at 9, cooking demo at 10, just for kids area. Saturdays through March 31. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. Details; (305) 460-5311.

PINK & BLUE GALA

"Barcelona." With silent & live auctions. Presented by the Children’s Home Society Council. $300-$1,000. 7 p.m. Wyndham Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd. Details: (305) 324-1262, ext. 447.

ABSOLUT CHALK MIAMI BEACH

More than 225 Miami resident artists do chalk art on the pavement. Food, music, cocktails and the introduction of New! Absolut Artini. Proceeds benefit ArtCenter/South Florida. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ocean Drive at Ninth Street, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-8278.

41ST TROPICAL HAMBOREE

Amateur radio and computer show presented by the Dade Radio Club of Miami. Features include hidden transmitter hunts, lightening and propagation demos, presentation on the Linux operating system. $6. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Coral Way at Southwest 112th Avenue. Details: (305) 642-4139.

CARNAVAL HABANERO

Billed as a journey through yesterday’s Havana, featuring comparsas, dominos, mojitos, art and fireworks. Presented by the League Against Cancer/Liga Contra de Cancer. $70; $80 at the door. 7:30 p.m. Bayside Pavilion, Sheraton Biscayne Bay, 494 Brickell Ave. Details: (305) 856-4914.

Sunday 2/4

ABSOLUT CHALK MIAMI BEACH

Second day. Proceeds benefit ArtCenter/South Florida. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ocean Drive at Ninth Street, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-8278.

41ST TROPICAL HAMBOREE

Second and final day for this amateur radio and computer show presented by the Dade Radio Club of Miami. $6. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fair Expo Center, Coral Way at Southwest 112th Avenue. Details: (305) 642-4139.

Tuesday 2/6

10 BEST DRESSED OF MIAMI

Fashion show and luncheon co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society and Sake Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour will feature the 10 best dressed women of Miami and replicate a premiere fashion display of the Moschino collection recently shown in Milan. $100 & $150. Hotel Inter-Continental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza. Details: Pilar Pava, (305) 594-4363.

Friday 2/9

BERRIES TO WINE

"Red Zinfandels of California." Friday night wine-tasting is held weekly. No reservations required. $10. 7-9:30 p.m. Mayfair House Hotel, 3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 441-0000.

Saturday 2/10

FLYING ACES CASINO NIGHT

Miami Museum of Science fundraiser organized by the Patrons features gaming tables and auction prizes. Casual attire. $35. 6:30 p.m. Weeks Air Museum, 14710 SW 128th St. Details: (305) 255-0567.

Touring drama, poetry and music performance commissioned by the M-DCC cultural affairs department. $16 & $12. 8 p.m. Joseph Caleb Auditorium, 5400 NW 22nd Ave. Details: (305) 237-3010.

SHARKS: FACT & FANTASY

Billed as the largest, most comprehensive interactive exhibit about sharks ever mounted. Organized by the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. $10; $8 for seniors. Through Sept. 9. Miami Museum of Science & Space Planetarium, 3280 S Miami Ave. Details: (305) 646-4200.

FARMERS MARKET

10th annual. Includes free gardening workshop at 9, cooking demo at 10, just for kids area. Saturdays through March 31. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 460-5311.

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