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Written by on October 13, 2005

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Thursday 9/29

HISPANIC CELEBRATION

   Miami Beach kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with a celebration featuring live entertainment, food, children’s activities and awards. 6-8 p.m. at the cul-de-sac ar Drexel Avenue and Española Way, between Washington and Drexel avenues and 14th and 15th Streets, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 604-2489.

Friday 9/30

LEADERSHIP AWARDS

   South Florida Commuter Services presents the Transportation Leadership Awards, beginning with a community forum about transit-oriented development. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Riverside Hotel, 620 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. $30. Details: (800) 234-7433.

STREET PARTY

   Commercebank hosts its 25th anniversary street party in front of the Coral Gables offices featuring food and drinks, Florida Marlins outfielder Miguel Cabrera and performances by the New World School of the Arts and Jorge Gomez. Noon-2 p.m. at 220 Alhambra Circle. Details: (305) 663-3543.

OPERA BENEFIT

   The Florida Grand Opera’s Crescendo Circle presents Voices in the Vineyard, an evening of live music, silent and live auctions, gourmet food and wine with special guest Jorge Mendoza, Sommelier from the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne. Proceeds are to benefit the opera. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Omni Colonnade Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $65. Details: (305) 444-8668, ext 214 or www.fgo.org.

FOOD AND WINE FEST

   Walt Disney World’s Epcot Center hosts a culinary exhibition including lectures, demonstrations, a cooking school, food and wine pairings, pastry tasting, a wine school and a signature dining series. $35-$185. Through Nov. 13 at Epcot Center, Lake Buena Vista. Details: (407) 939-3378 or disneyworld.disney.go.com.

Saturday 10/1

FOOD AND WINE FAIR

   The James L. Knight Center hosts the Miami International Food and Wine Festival featuring grand tastings and seminars with wine producers from around the world, US importers and Florida-based distributors of fine wines. Through Oct.3 at the Center, 400 SE Second St., Miami. $45-$130. Details: (305) 777-2255 or www.miamiwinefair.com.

HORSE SHOW

   The Western Horseshow Association of Florida horse show. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. at Tropical Park Equestrian Center, 7900 SW 40th St. Details: (305) 554-7334.

MOTHERS’ VOICES GALA

   The South Florida founder of Mothers’ Voices, Barbara Gaynor, will be honored at the Power of Red event to benefit the organization’s efforts to help parents educate their children about AIDS and HIV. The evening features cocktails, dinner, dancing and fashion. 7:30 p.m. at the Moore Building, 4040 NE Second Ave., Miami. $150. Details: Lori Gerson, (305) 347-5467 or www.mothersvoices.org.

CATHOLIC CHARITIES GALA

   The Spirit of Charity Gala benefits Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami and features a cocktail reception, auctions, dinner and dancing. 6 p.m. at the Eden Roc Resort and Spa, 4525 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $250. Details: (305) 762-1329 or catholiccharitiesadm.org.

Sunday 10/2

HISPANIC CELEBRATION

   JuntaHispana, a multi-cultural organization dedicated to increasing knowledge of Hispanic heritage, hosts a free extravaganza in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month featuring cultural villages representing 21 countries, crafts, food, live music and dance performances. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Bayfront Park and Amphitheater, 301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.juntahispana.net.

Tuesday 10/4

MAKING MONEY

   The University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies presents "Making Money in America: The Cuban-American Experience," with guest speaker Carlos Saladrigas, former chief executive officer and current chairman of Premier Bank. 7-9 p.m. at Casa Bacardi/Olga-Carlos Saladrigas Hall, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2822.

Thursday 10/6

REAL ESTATE AWARDS

   The 2005 Real Estate Deals of the Year Awards honor excellence in alternative use, condominium, multi-family condo conversion, industrial deal, land deal, office deal, project sale, renovation/rehab and retail. 6 p.m. registration, 6:30 p.m. cocktails at The Legends in Convert, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, State Road 7, just North of Stirling Road, Hollywood. $100-$999. Details: (954) 949-7577.

DINE AND WINE

   The Star Chefs and Wine Extravaganza, benefiting the March of Dimes, features food from local restaurants, wine tasting and auctions. 7 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave. Coral Gables. $125-$225. Details: (305) 477-1192 or www.signaturechefsandwine.com.

Friday 10/7

ANTI-POVERTY AWARDS

   The Miami-Dade Community Action Agency honors individuals and organizations fighting poverty. 7 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 347-4682 or miamidade.gov/caa.

BRAZILIAN NIGHTS

   Britto Central hosts a fundraiser for Regis House featuring caipirinhas, a traditional Brazilian cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and music. 7:30-10 p.m. at the gallery, 818 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $25-$35. Details: (305) 642-9664 or www.regishouse.org.

Sunday 10/9

MIAMI CARNIVAL

   The annual Miami Carnival features over 20 costumed bands parading down the streets, arts and crafts and food. 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Bicentennial Park, 1301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.miamicarnival.net.

HISPANIC FESTIVAL

   Discovery of America Day features live entertainment by performers and folkloric groups from Spain and Latin America, an international food court, sampling sites, children’s attractions and arts and crafts. Noon-8 p.m. at Bayfront Park and Amphitheater, 1301 N Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.hispanicfestival.com.

   

   

   

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