Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 30, 2005
MEETING PROFESSIONALS BANQUET
The South Florida Chapter of Meeting Professionals International holds its annual board installation and awards banquet. 6:30 p.m. at Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort, 19999 W Country Club Drive, Aventura. $75. Details: www.sfmpi.org.
RED, WHITE AND BLUE FUNDRAISER
The La Lega dei Vizcayani committee hosts its seventh annual fundraiser to assist in the ongoing restoration and preservation of Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. 8 p.m. at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, 3251 S Miami Ave., Miami. $60-$75. Details: (305) 856-4866 or www.vizcayans.org.
COIN AND COLLECTIBLE SHOW
The Gold Coast Coin Club hosts its monthly coin and collectible show, with free admission and free appraisals. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the David Park Recreation Center, 108 N. 33rd Ct., Hollywood. Details: Mark Eshleman (954) 242-5561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FIRECRACKER GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Biltmore Hotel hosts The Firecracker Open Golf Tournament. 8:30 a.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $125. Details: (305) 445-1926 or www.biltmorehotel.com.
SPARKLER GOLF TOURNAMENT
10:30 a.m. at the Granada Golf Course, 2001 Granada Blvd., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 460-5364.
STARS & STRIPES TENNIS
Mixed doubles Tennis Tournament. Registration at 8:30 a.m. with 9 a.m. tournament at the William H. Kerdyk Biltmore Tennis Center, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $25. Details: (305) 460-5360.
Bayfront Park hosts America’s Birthday Bash featuring a multicultural music concert, a performance by Miami Performing Art Center’s street theater troupe Urban Disturbance and fireworks. 4-9 p.m. at Bayfront Park and Amphitheater, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: 358-7550 or www.bayfrontparkmiami.com.
FOURTH ON THE BEACH
The City of Miami Beach hosts its annual Fourth of July celebration featuring a concert by Miami Symphony Orchestra and fireworks. Special this year is a naturalization ceremony for foreign-born orphans recently adopted by American citizens, followed by Mayor David Dermer’s oration of the Lincoln Portrait. 7-9 p.m. at 72nd Street and Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 673-7400.
FETE FOR FOURTH
The City of South Miami holds its annual Fourth of July Celebration featuring concerts by The Gary King Band, Brooks Reid and the Sonikats and Viva, face painting and games for kids, fireworks and food. 6 p.m. at Palmer Park, 6100 SW 67th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 663-6319.
FABULOUS GABLES FOURTH
Coral Gables celebrates Fourth of July with food from local restaurants, activities for kids, a symphonic concert and fireworks with Master of Ceremonies Bob Soper. 4:30 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 460-5600.
FOURTH ON THE KEY
Key Biscayne celebrates Fourth of July with a hometown parade and fireworks. At the Village Green on Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Details: (305) 365-8901 or www.keybiscayne.fl.gov.
NORTH MIAMI FOURTH
The City of North Miami celebrates with food, entertainment, fireworks, kids activities and music by the North Miami Concert Band. 1-11 p.m. at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami. Details: (305) 893-6511 or www.ci.north-miami.fl.us.
The City of Hollywood hosts its Hometown Fourth with performances by The Bull Dogs, the Riverside Dixieland Band and the Hollywood Police Pipe and Drum Corps., a giant inflatable water slide, kids activities and fireworks. 6-10 p.m. on the Hollywood Beach and Boardwalk, Hollywood. Details: (954) 921-3404.
OLD FASHIONED FOURTH
The Barnacle opens its grounds for picnics, tours, historic presentations, music, games and crafts in celebration of Independence Day. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at The Barnacle State Historic Site, 3485 Main Highway, Miami. $1. Details: (305) 448-9445 or floridastateparks.org/thebarnacle.
SAILING CLUB CELEBRATION
The Coconut Grove Sailing Club holds its annual Lobster Fest and fireworks display. 3 p.m. at the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, 2990 South Bayshore Dr., Miami. Details: (305) 444-4571.
The City of Hialeah celebrates Fourth of July with fireworks and a laser light show. 5 p.m. at Milander Park, 4700 Palm Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 687-2650 or www.ci.Hialeah.fl.us.
The Paso Fino Grand Prix Horse Show 8-10 a.m. at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40th St., Miami. Details: (305) 554-7334.
The annual event features workshops, kids activities, demonstrations and mango trees available for purchase. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., through July 10 at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Miami. Details: (305) 667-1651.
AND 1 MIX TAPE TOUR
And 1 players face Miami’s best street-ball players. 7:30 p.m. at American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $17-$50. Details: (786) 777-1239.
WORLD EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Meeting Professionals International holds its conference featuring forums, workshops, speakers, trade shows and a golf tournament. Through July 12 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. $200-$850. Details: www.mpiweb.org.
The Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center host "Healthy, Safe and Fun Summer." The free family event features entertainment for kids, safety demonstrations for parents and free survival kits for the summer. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Amelia Earheart Park, 401 E. 65th St., Hialeah. Details: (305) 355-4999 or email@example.com.