MIAMI BUSINESS ALLIANCE
"Take your business to new heights through professional contacts and business interchange." Held on the first and third Thursday of each month. RSVP. 8-9 a.m. Bankers Club, One Biscayne Tower, 2 S Biscayne Blvd. Details: Alberto, (305) 361-9662. SOUTHERN CROSS ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Hi-tech telescopes focus on blazing winter constellations, magnificent planets and first quarter moon. 6-9 p.m. $8 a car. Shark Valley Site, Tamiami Trail. Details: (305) 661-1375 or (305) 221-8776.
GERMAN AMERICAN SOCIAL CLUB
New Year's Eve buffet and ball. Music by Uwe Zehme Orchestra. $40. 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. German American Social Club of Greater Miami, 11919 SW 56th St. Details: (305) 553-8587.