Video Rewind series takes a look at South Florida weather through the years
via home movies, travelogues, newsfilm, and newstape from the collection of the
Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archive. From the one year there was snow
in Miami to the hurricane season, experience the highs and lows of South Florida
weather and its coverage over the decades. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through
Jan. 29, at Miami-Dade Public Library main auditorium, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami.
Free. Details: (305) 375-1505.
TEA IN THE GARDEN
Afternoon Tea in the Garden, 3 p.m.. Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Miami $32.50. Tea on the veranda of the Jean duPont Shehan Visitor Center overlooking Pandanus Lake. Reservations required. Private teas available by request. Details: (305) 667-1651, ext. 3391.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: The 133rd Edition of The Greatest Show on Earth runs through Sunday at AmericanAirlines Arena. $11-$37.
Tickets: (305) 358-5885 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Canoe Workshop 9 a.m.-noon. $20. All ages. Learn the fundamentals of canoeing, including strokes, steering and safety skills. Workshop meets on the shore of the Boating Lake at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40 St., Miami. Details: (305) 662-4124.
Fort Lauderdale Coin Club holds coin and stamp show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Coral Ridge Mall, northeast corner of Oakland Park Boulevard and Federal Highway. Free. Details: (954) 977-0483.
SHADOW AND LIGHT
Award-winning British photographer Robin Hill discusses the creative process from the photographer's point of view and the role that light and shadow play not only in photography, but in art and architecture too. The lecture will also discuss the fusion of various creative disciplines including poetry and music. 7:30 p.m. at the Miami Beach Women's Club, 2401 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 773-8408 and www.miamintelligence.com.
Professor and Curator Mario Ferrante lectures on India: the land of the fabled palaces of the Moghul Maharajahs in Jaipur, the ancient temples of Kajuraho, whose carvings inspired the Kamasutra, the famous Taj Mahal, and the Gats on the shores of the Ganges in the holy city of Varanasi. 7:30 p.m. at the Science Museum at Viscaya, 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami. $10. (305) 773-8408 and www.miamintelligence.com.
An innovative approach to helping plants heal themselves, grow faster and improve their immune systems will be introduced by Dr. James J. Conroy, the founder of the PlantTalk System from 7-9 p.m. at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 538-8998 and www.planttalksystem.com.
27th Annual Miami National Antiques Show & Sale will be held at the Radisson Expo Centre Jan. 23-25. Items range in price from $10 to $100,000. Show hours are noon-9 p.m. Friday, noon-8 p.m. Saturday, and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. $10 admission is good for return entry all weekend. Children under 12 free. Early buying preview offered 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 23 ($40 admission). Details: (954) 563-6747.
The Museum of Science's Galaxy Gala is themed "A Journey Through Time," 7 p.m. at InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Details: (305) 646-4249.
FINE ART & ANTIQUE FAIR
Palm Beach Classic Fine Art & Antique Show runs Jan 31-Feb. 8 at the new Palm Beach County Convention Center. 80 prominent international dealers will offer artwork and antiquity through the 1900s, sculpture, furniture, jewelry, silver, ceramics, rare books and manuscripts, armor, tribal art, antique carpets and tapestries, among other objects d'art. Tickets $25-$35. Details: (561) 209-1300.