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Written by Miami Today on May 26, 2005
The kick-off party for the Miami Museum of Science’s Star Gazer event features cocktails, appetizers and entertainment. 7:30-10 p.m. at Village of Merrick Park, 358 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 646-4275.
REMOVING OBSTACLES, RESTORING HOPE
Lisa Ling of National Geographic’s "Ultimate Explorer" hosts this cocktail and silent auction fundraiser to benefit Communities in Schools of Miami. 6-8 p.m. at Ritz Carlton South Beach, One Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 252-5444, ext. 304.
STRESS MANAGEMENT TALK
Baptist Children’s Hospital presents a discussion on time and stress management for parents with clinical psychologist Roslyn Pass. 7-9 p.m. at Baptist Children’s Hospital, auditorium, 8900 N Kendall Drive, Kendall. $5. Details: (786) 596-3812.
Warren Dittmar of On Location Images Inc. teaches the hands-on workshop on the art of photography. Participants are encouraged to bring their own cameras. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. Details: (800) 642-2126 or www.onlocationimages.com.
The Beacon Council hosts the Hurricane and Disaster Recovery Community Breakfast with moderator Brian Norcross, director of meteorology at CBS-4. 8-10 a.m. at JW Marriott, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami. $25. Details: (305) 579-1300 or www.beaconcouncil.com.
THEATER EVENING AND SILENT AUCTION
Miami Council for International Visitors hosts a Summer Shorts Festival dinner and silent auction fundraiser. 6 p.m. at Ring Theater, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $50-$60. Details: www.miamiciv.org.
HALL OF FAME AWARDS
Miami Dade College hosts its third annual Hall of Fame Awards. Honorees include Emilio Estefan, Miami-Dade County State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle, Pulitzer-winning playwright Nilo Cruz and former Dolphins player Nat Moore. 6 p.m. at Hotel Inter-Continental, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. Details: www.mdc.edu.
REGIS HOUSE FUNDRAISER
Event features cocktail reception and silent auction with special guests, Mayor Manny Diaz and Miami Beach Commissioner Luis Garcia Jr. 5:30-8 p.m. at Miami City Club, Wachovia Financial Center, 200 South Biscayne Ave., 55th Floor, Miami. $75-$100. Details: www.regishouse.org.
4-10 p.m., through June 6 at Miami Beach Convention Center, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach.$4-$8. Details: www.soflaboatshow.com.
FEAST AMONG THE GRAPES
A wine-tasting and culinary event to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation. Guests sip vintage domestic and imported wines, sample food from top restaurants and dance to live music. New this year is an extended martini bar for those who prefer spirits to wine. June 4 at the Radisson Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Dress casual chic. $75-$150. Details: Lauren Schreier, (954) 964-4040 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FLORIDA IN THE 20TH CENTURY
The Miami Natives/Pioneers hold their monthly meeting with Gary Mormino, professor of history at University of South Florida, who describes Florida’s transformation over the century. Sponsored in part by Florida Humanities Council. 2 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 222 Menores Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 261-3950.
JAPANESE FESTIVAL AND 5K RUN
Includes taiko drum and Japanese dance performances, martial arts demonstrations, calligraphy, origami and Japanese food booths. Noon-8 p.m., with the 5K beginning at 6 p.m. at Sunset Drive and Red Road, South Miami. $25 race fee. Details: (305) 666-7223 or www.footworksmiami.com.