Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on July 7, 2005
The Paso Fino Grand Prix Horse Show 8-10 a.m. at the Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40th St. Details: (305) 554-7334.
Rachel Faro, a senior student of Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoce, the Tibetan founder of Shambhala Buddhism, gives basic meditation instruction. 8 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 4760 Pinetree Dr., Miami Beach. Details: Dr. Annette Jones (305) 531-7166 or www.stjohnsmiamibeach.com.
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., Coral Gables. Adults $15; seniors $12; children under 12 and Fairchild members free. 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.
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 Earhart Park, 401 E 65th St., Hialeah. Details: (305) 355-4999 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Coral Gables Toastmaster’s Club, a communication group that develops listening, public speaking and leadership skills, meets the second and fourth Wednesday every month. 7-9 p.m. at Miami Children’s Hospital, 3100 SW 62nd Ave. Details: Ken Karger (305) 270-2026 or www.coralgablestoastmasters.com.
Gen Art hosts the 4th annual Styles Miami ’05 fashion show, a showcase of six award-winning designers, hosted by TV’s "Project Runway" winner Jay McCarroll. 8 p.m. at Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $35-$75. RSVP required. Details: (305) 695-8200 or www.denart.org.
ZO’S SUMMER GROOVE
Carnival Cruise Lines hosts Zo’s Summer Grove All-Star Basketball Game with Alonzo Mourning to benefit the Alonzo Mourning Charities Inc. 6:30 p.m. at the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $12-$60. Details: www.zsg.com or www.ticketmaster.com.