BEACH GUIDE LAUNCH
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts a party for the launch of new tourist guides The Beach Guide and Beach Map. 6 p.m. at Quinn's at The Park Central, 640 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 695-6831 or www.miamibeachchamber.com.
MARKETING GOLF TOURNAMENT
The Beacon Council hosts the 2005 Miami-Dade Marketing Initiative Golf Tournament. 7 a.m. registration at Doral Golf Resort and Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $250-$1000. Details: RSVP to Julio Piti, (305) 579-1336 or email@example.com.
FLAMENCO IN THE SUN
Son de La Frontera opens a series of performances with Flamenco in the Sun 2005 as an expression of Spanish flamenco music featuring song and dance from the province of Sevilla, Spain. 8 p.m. at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $20-$40. Details: (305) 372-0925 or www.flamencointhesun.com.
HEALTHY, SAFE AND FUN SUMMER
The Holtz Children's Hospital at Jackson Memorial Medical Center hosts this family event featuring safety tips for parents, activities for kids, music, raffles and food. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 E 65th St., Hialeah. Details: Praxedes Arias, (305) 520-9013 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miami Design Preservation League presents the free lecture on Art Deco and modern architecture in South America with architect and international historic-preservation consultant Enrique Madia. 7 p.m. at the Art Deco Welcome Center Auditorium, 1001 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Details: RSVP at (305) 674-1736.
Miami Art Central presents a series of contemporary exhibitions with a living literature series featuring readings, discussions and conversations with South Florida authors including Richard Blanco, Michael Hettich, Maureen Seaton and Virgil Saurez. The new beats of music features Suenalo, a percussion session of lyrics, bass, dueling guitars and electro-funk music. 7:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 30 at 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 445-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
PUBLIC TALK ON SCIENCE FICTION
MIAMIntelligence and the Florida International University's Wolfsonian Museum present The Evolution of Science Fiction with Tim Sullivan, author and co-founder of the International Conference on the Fantastic Arts. 7 p.m. at the Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $5 members, $10 general public. Details: 535-2622 or www.wolfsonian.org.
CATCH FOR KIDS
Former heavyweight boxing champion Shannon Briggs hosts this celebrity fishing tournament to benefit Miami Children's Museum followed by the "shabby chic beach" party. 12:30 p.m. at Bayside Seafood Hut, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. $75-$100 for party, $500 per boat includes post-tournament clambake. Details: (305) 724-6764.