Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on February 17, 2005
JAM AT MAM
Every third Thursday Miami Art Museum presents happy hour with an artful twist. This event provides art lovers an opportunity to meet and socialize. Includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music. 5-8:30 p.m. at Miami Art Museum, 101 W Flagler St., Miami. Free for members; $5 others. Details: www.miamiartmuseum.org.
The 64th annual Miami International Boat Show features more than 2,200 exhibitors presenting powerboats, engines, electronics, marine gear and accessories. Also, educational boating seminars and a resource center for new boaters. Visitors can test drive powerboats at the Sealine Marina and Yachting Center. Through Monday at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. $4 for children 6-12; $15 others. Details: (954) 441-3220 or www.miamiboatshow.com.
YACHT & BROKERAGE SHOW
The 17th annual Yacht and Brokerage Show will include superyachts from national and international custom-boat builders. Featuring 550 new and pre-owned vessels valued at more than $750 million. Event will include live entertainment, international food and music, all taking place on the floating cocktail barrages. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. through Monday on Indian Creek Waterway at Collins Avenue and 47th Street, Miami Beach. Free. Details: (800) 940-7642 or www.showmanagement.com.
SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN
The Coral Gables Police Department presents self-defense classes for women designed by Rape Aggression Defense Systems and the National Self-Defense Institute. The goal is to show women how to be more aware of their surroundings, tactics to reduce the risk of being attacked and what to do if they are attacked. 6:30-8:30 p.m.; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Coral Gables Police Department, 2801 Salzedo St., Coral Gables. $65. Details: Sgt. Michael Frevola, (305) 460-5401 or email@example.com.
The 42nd Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival features 330 artists and craftsmen. A portion of the proceeds from admissions benefits the Coconut Grove Historical Association’s Building Fund. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday through Monday on McFarlane Road, South Bayshore Drive and Pan American Drive in Coconut Grove. Free for children under 12; $5 others. Details: (305) 447-0401 or www.coconutgroveartsfest.com.
Kendall Regional Medical Center hosts Heart Fair 2005 featuring informative lectures on heart health, cooking demonstrations and live entertainment. Free health screenings will be provided for the first two hours. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Kendall Regional Medical Center, 11750 Bird Rd., Miami. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 222-2200.
ART & CRAFT SHOW
The 17th Annual St. Stephen’s Arts and Craft Show features 150 artists and crafts people. Event includes musical entertainment and international food court. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Monday at St. Stephen’s Church and School, 2750 McFarlane Rd., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 648-0056.
THERE’S CAKE ON OUR FACE
Tigertail Productions hosts its 25th anniversary celebration featuring comedian Bill Santiago, songs by Sidney Brien and a performance by Charles Recher. George Neary will be master of ceremonies. 8-11 p.m. at Dorsch Gallery, 151 NW 24th St., Miami. $25 or a cake; $50 patron. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
ARTISTS REAL ESTATE
Miami Beach Arts Trust presents a panel discussion on buying a home on an artist’s budget. Panelist include mortgage broker Andy Rogow, realtor Sage Hoffman and CPA Yves Boucher. Noon-1:30 p.m. at the north Shore Park & Youth Center, 501 72nd St., Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PEACE AND HARMONY
The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment presents a dinner and concert to raise funds for its educators’ Web site. Featuring jazz singer Nicole Henry. 6 p.m. at Bet Shira Congregation, Eleanor Segal Hall, 7500 SW 120th St., Pinecrest. RSVP by Feb. 17. $150-$250 per individual; $1,500-$10,000 per table. Details: (786) 662-5210.
Born Free Pet Shelter, a non-profit organization, will host a gala fundraiser including a buffet dinner, open bar and silent auction. 7 p.m. at Rusty Pelican Restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. $60 per person, $550 per table. Details: Maria Papazian, (305) 519-0877.