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 Road 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.
The Dora Teitelboim Center for Yiddish Culture is holding a Jewish Cultural Writing Contest themed, "Crossing the Cultural Divide: How Jewish Culture Can Promote Cross-Cultural Understanding" through March 31. For rules and applications send a self-addressed envelope to the Center for Yiddish Culture, P.O. Box 14-0820, Coral Gables, 33114, or visit: www.yiddishculture.org. Details: (305) 774-9244.
T-REX ON TRIAL
Dinosaur detectives of all ages are invited to investigate the mystery between Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops through May 4 at the Miami Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Admission $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, $6 for children ages 3-12, children under 3 are free. Details: (305) 646-4200.
The American Red Cross hosts the 2003 Spectrum Awards for Women, in recognition of outstanding women whose efforts have made significant contributions to the quality of life in South Florida. Reception and silent auction 11 a.m.; luncheon 12 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove, 2700 Tigertail Ave., Coconut Grove. Tickets start at $125 per person. RSVP: (305) 728-2544.
The Gold Coast Coin Club of Hollywood will hold its monthly "Coin, Stamp and Collectible Show" from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at David Park, 108 N. 33 Court, Hollywood. Free and open to public. Details: (954) 977-0483.
Meet Simon Vincent (penname of Angel Fernandez) as he introduces his new book, Waypoint 90 In the Chambers of the Sea, a passionate story of political intrigue and suspense. 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.
Considered by some "the marketing guru", Phil Kotler will take part in a talk/Q & A session hosted by the Northwestern University Club and the Kellogg Alumni Club from 7 p.m.-9:15 p.m. It will also mark the launch of his new book, Marketing Insights A to Z: 80 Concepts Every Manager Needs to Know. Cocktail reception 7 p.m. followed by Q & A. Renaissance Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 374-1222.
EVENING OF YIDDISH ARTS
The Dora Teitelboim Center for Yiddish Culture hosts the 5th annual Winter Evening of the Yiddish Arts, featuring the Yiddish Folk Chorus of South Florida and Avi Hoffman performing "Reflection of a Lost Poet: The Life & Works of Itzik Manger". 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Sholom, 4144 Chase Ave., Miami Beach. $20 in advance; $15 for members; $25 at door. Details: (305) 774-9244.
In conjunction with the Wolfsonian's exhibition From Emperors to Hoi Polloi: Portraits of an Era, 1851-1945, the museum hosts a fundraising event, "A Very Wolfsonian Weekend", through March 9. The weekend event features a lecture by New York Times architect critic, Herbert Muschamp, March 7, the Imperial Propaganda Ball March 8, along with Sunday Brunch March 9. Locations vary. Details: (305) 535-2622.
Two Chefs Cooking Class presents "Taste of the Mediterranean", featuring Hummus, tabbouleh, spinach and lemon soup with meatballs, Persian rice and more. 11 a.m. at 8287 S. Dixie Hwy., Miami. Cost $45 per person. Details: (305) 663-2100.
"Women and the Holocaust", featuring Professor Sara Horowits of York University and Bonnie Gurewitsch of the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Program runs 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and will be moderated by Professor Oren Stier. Roz and Kal Kovens Conference Center, FIU-Biscayne Bay, 3000 NE 151 St., North Miami. Free and open to public. Details: (305) 348-6729.