Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 16, 2005
MAHARAJI SPEAKS ON PEACE
Miami Dade College presents discussion with Maharaji Prem Rawat. Mr. Rawat was born in India and has spent his life promoting a message of internal peace as the pathway to peace worldwide. The Prem Rawat Foundation has aided refugees in war-torn Ivory Coast and provided food for tsunami victims in Indonesia. 7:30 p.m. at James L. Knight Center, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Proceeds to benefit United Nations World Food Programme. $35-$100. Details: (305) 358-5885.
Cancer Lifeline of Mount Sinai Medical Center hosts an installation luncheon for new officers and board members with guest speaker Lettie J. Bien. 11 a.m. at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Founders Dining Room-Warner Building, 4300 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. $40. Details: (305) 674-2539.
The Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce hosts a festival featuring activities and free immunizations for kids and free health screening for blood and cholesterol. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at North Broward Medical Center, 201 E. Sample Road, Fort Lauderdale. Details: (954) 786-2323.
CELEBRITY DOMINO NIGHT
Amigos for Kids hosts the annual celebration to benefit abused, neglected, abandoned and less-fortunate children of South Florida. 8 p.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami. $100-$1,000. Details: www.amigosforkids.com.
The South Beach Photo Marathon requires entrants to complete two photographs for each of six topics in six hours using a 35mm or digital camera. Photos are then judged on composition and technique. The winner will receive a free exhibition at Tropicolor Digital & Photo Lab. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on South Beach. $50. Details: www.fotomission.org.
FLORIDA RAILWAY HISTORY
Company historian Seth Bramson lectures on the history of the Florida East Coast Railway. 7 p.m. at MiamIntelligence, US 1 and 20th Ave., Miami. $10. Details: (305) 860-2499.
BERINGER WINE LAUNCH
Beringer Blass Wine Estates launches White Lies, an early season chardonnay. 7:30 p.m. at Eden Roc Renaissance Resort and Spa, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (954) 424-2779.
Eleanor Hoh demonstrates easy to prepare Asian style cooking. 7-10 p.m. at Shin Wellness, 2125 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $55 includes wine pairings. Details: (305) 865-9297.
THE FOUNTAIN UNFROZEN
The Miami Design Preservation League presents Julio Vera with a lecture titled "The Fountain Unfrozen: Hollywood and Art Deco in Motion." 7 p.m. at the Art Deco Welcome Center Auditorium, 1001 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 674-1736 or www.mdpl.org.
TASTE OF THE TROPICS
The Fifth Annual Taste of the Tropics features live salsa music, island foods, mojitos, cigar rollers and sunset tram tours. 7-11 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $35-$55 members, $45-$60 non-members. Details: Maggie Rossi (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.
MIAMI MORAYS VS. RIVER CITY RAGE
National Indoor Football League. 7:05 p.m. at Miami Arena, 701 Arena Blvd., Miami. $5-$150. Details: (305) 530-4400.