Calendar Of Events
Written by Miami Today on May 1, 2003
Miami Bridge Youth and Family Services host its 15th annual fundraising event, "Disco Fever" dinner/dance, featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and silent auction. 7 p.m. at the Wyndham Grand Bay Hotel, Coconut Grove. Master of ceremonies WFOR meteorologist Bob Soper and special guest Dave Barry. Tickets $185 per person; table of ten $1,8500-$2,500. Details: (305) 636-3514.
The Ceramic League of Miami hosts its Spring Fair through May 4. Members are all local artists who create bowls, mugs, sculptures, planters and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 8873 SW 129 St., Miami. Details: (305) 233-2404.
A WOMAN’S DAY
Beth David Congregation hosts "A Woman’s Day of Awakening, Awareness and Release," a full day of women’s awareness programs and health-related pampering through spa-like services, classes and discussions. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Beth David Congregation, 2625 SW Third Ave., Miami. Space is limited. Packages are $100 for Beth David members; $125 for non-members. Details: (305) 860-7892.
The Gold Coast Coin Club will host a "Coin, Stamp and Collectibles Show," from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at David Park, 108 N. 33 Ct., Hollywood. Admission is free. Details: (954) 977-0483.
MOMS AT WORK
The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund and 1-800-flowers.com have declared May 6 "Bring your mom to work day" in honor of Mother’s Day, May 11. Details: www.1800flowers.com.
MiamIntelligence hosts a lecture titled "Early Modern English Pirates: More than Treasure Maps and Pixie Dust" with historian Brenno Lowe. 7-8 p.m. at the Miami Museum of Science, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Complimentary wine from 6:30 p.m. Cost $10. Details: (305) 773-8408.
The City of Hollywood will host a pet adoption event on City Hall’s front lawn. Broward County will give free gifts such as leashes for dogs and cardboard carriers for cats. Prospective adoptive parents must complete brief application. Noon-5 p.m. at 2600 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Adoption fee $60. Details: (954) 924-2954.
TOURISM AWARD DINNER
Miami-Dade County Academy of Travel and Tourism hosts the South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award Dinner. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. Dinner 7:30 p.m. The Starlite Roof, Wyndham Miami Beach Resort, 4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Tickets $100 per person; table of ten $1,000. Details: (305) 673-7400.