Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on December 26, 2002
HOLIDAY BOOK DRIVE
WXEL TV/Radio Station, in Palm Beach is holding their Fifth Annual Book Drive through Dec. 31. Hundreds of books will be distributed to at-risk children from birth through eleven years of age. Collections sites are as follows: WXEL, 3401 S. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach.; Palm Beach Equine Clinic, 13125 Southfields Road, Wellington and Hoffman’s Chocolates at each of their five locations. Details: (561) 737-8000.
YOGA BY THE SEA
Yoga By the Sea is exactly as it sounds, in which devoted students take their lotus positions amid a backdrop of Miami Beach and the Atlantic Ocean just as the sun is about to go down. Every Monday at 6 p.m. at the Church by the Sea, 501 96th St., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 947-9117.
The International Library of Photography presents the International Open Amateur Photography Contest. Open to all photographers in the Miami area, particularly beginners who’d like to take a crack at more than 1,300 prizes. Deadline for submission is Dec. 31. To enter, send one photograph in only one of the following categories: people, travel, pets, children, sports, nature, action, humor, portraiture or other. Photo must be a color or black-and-white, 8 x 10 print. Include your name, address and category on back. Send to: The International Library of Photography, Suite 101-2615, 3600 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills, MD 21117. You may also submit electronically at www.picture.com. Entry is free. Details: (410) 363-4800.
Enchanted Place neighbors show their holiday spirit with holiday lights benefiting Care Resource’s Children & Families Program. Drive by the beautifully decorated homes from 6 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. nightly and see the stunning light displays through Dec. 31. Get to the displays from Interstate 95, exit on 135th Street East to 16th Ave., north then make the first right. Details: (305) 667-9296.
HOLIDAY ANTIQUE SHOW
More than 10,000 square-feet of air conditioned space filled with the finest antiques and collectibles including furniture, jewelry, rugs, tapestries, glass, sterling solver, toys, art deco and more. Through Dec. 29. Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Shops at Sunset Place (upstairs next to Old Navy), 5701 Sunset Dr., South Miami. Details: (305) 253-0180.
ANTIQUE SHOW & SALE
The 37th Annual Antique Show & Sale runs through Dec. 29, featuring 75 dealers with a wide variety of antiques and fine arts. Merchandise includes furniture, sterling, crystal, porcelain, bronze, rugs, glass, antique and estate jewelry and more. Fri. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 12 p.m.-5 p.m. at the War Memorial Auditorium, 800 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale. Cost $5 good for re-entry all weekend. Details: (954) 563-6747.
"Under the Oaks", antique festival to benefit American Diabetes Association through Dec. 29. Featuring antique dealers from Florida to Maine. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at T.Y. Park, on the corner of Sheridan Street and Park Road, Hollywood. Tickets $3 at door. Details: (954) 561-5792.
ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLE MALL
This annual event features dealers from Europe, South America and local merchants and offers fine antiques as well as collectibles. Enjoy Lincoln Rd. restaurants and shops along the way. Second and fourth Sundays of the month through May 11. Lincoln Road Mall, 400 Block of Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305-673-4991.