THE EMERALD SOCIETY
23rd annual St. Patrick's Day Festival featuring Irish stepdancers from the Brefni Academy of Dance & Traditional Way. Irish singer and harpist Tricianne Garrihy, Avalon, Celtic Cross, Michael McFarlan and the St. Andrew Bagpipe Band. Noon. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park, 2800 Block, Ponce de Leon Blvd. Details: Bill O'Brien, (305) 854-1330 or Stu Robinson, (305) 893-8586.
Lenny DellaRocca and TBA. 8 p.m. Tobacco Road, 626 S Miami Ave. Details: butterflylightning.com.
"The Past, the present and the future of health care over the years." Speaker: Thelma Gibson, board member for the Miami-Dade County Public Trust. Free. 7 p.m. Bet Shira, 7500 SW 120th St. Details: (305) 383-2496.
DORA TEITELBOIM CENTER FOR YIDDISH CULTURE
"Winter Evening of the Yiddish Arts 2001." Featuring music by the Klezmatics, classical music by Geremy Miller and an exhibition by local and international artists. $25, $20 for members; $10 & $7 for general admission. 7:30 p.m. Sanctuary, Temple Emanu-El of Greater Miami, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 774-9244.
Auction of cars and boats. Inspection at 8 a.m. One day one. $100 refundable registration fee. 9 a.m. Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 2236, NW Miami Court. Details: (305) 573-4200.