Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on October 27, 2005
HOUSE OF TERROR
The Miami International Mall presents Miami House of Terror featuring a new Spookyville play area, food and rides. 6-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday through Monday at 1455 SW 107th Ave., Doral. $20 adults, $15 children. Details: www.miamihouseofterror.com.
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. through Monday at marinas in the Fort Lauderdale area. $5-$60. Details: (954) 764-7642 or www.showmanagement.com.
The Latin Builders Association holds its monthly luncheon with guest speaker Rep. Randy Johnson. Noon at Hotel Sofitel, 5800 Blue Lagoon Dr., Miami. $50-$80. Details: (305) 446-0901.
ORANGE BOWL AWARDS
The Orange Bowl Foundation sponsors the El Espiritu de la Comunidad awards and scholarship benefit. Honorees include US Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, Eduardo Padron, Eugenio Hernandez, Albert Cutie and Carlos and Jorge de Cespedes. 7 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 341-4728.
PEDIATRIC HALL OF FAME GALA
Dyan Cannon and Fred Epstein are inducted into the Miami Children’s Hospital Pediatric Hall of Fame in a black-tie gala. 6:30 p.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $400-$600. Details: (786) 268-1830.
The La Lega dei Viscayani committee will host the annual Halloween sundowner to benefit Vizcaya Museum and Gardens featuring open bars, live music and food. 8 p.m.-midnight at Vizcaya, 3251 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $75-$95. Details: (305) 856-4866 or www.vizcayans.org.
Horatio Aguirre of Diario Las Americas is honored at the annual Barry University Founders Ball, featuring dinner and a silent auction. 8 p.m. at Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami. $300-$4,000. Details: (305) 899-3192.
The Deering Estate hosts Cutler Days, a heritage celebration featuring characters from South Florida’s history, games, food and family entertainment throughout the grounds. Through Sunday at the estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. $8 adults. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
FOREIGN POLICY LECTURE
Roger Kanet, a professor at the University of Miami’s Graduate School of International Studies, will give a lecture regarding US foreign policy. Topics include envy of US wealth and success and a disdain for democracy at the heart of hostility toward the US. 7 p.m. at the MIAMIntelligence Center, 2000 S Dixie Highway, Coconut Grove. $10. Details: (305) 860-2499 or www.miamintelligence.org.
The Coral Gables Community Foundation presents the University of Miami Travel & Lifestyle Jazz Up Your Dreams Auction. Five-piece combo For If The Flies Band will perform with sounds of Rene Vidal and Vicente Chavarria. 6 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-9670 or www.gablesfoundation.org.
TOUCH A HEART
Kristi House hosts the Touch a Heart gourmet dinner and fine wine auction fundraiser benefiting hurt and abused children in our community. 7 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: (786) 314-5156 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conrad Miami hosts a charity dinner benefiting the James Beard Foundation. The event features a celebration of British tradition including fire works and English cuisine. 7:30 p.m. at Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $100. RSVP required. Details: (305) 503-6544.
Olympics athlete Gary Hall Jr. hosts the Circle of Champions charity brunch to honor an athlete who makes a difference. Fundraising will benefit the Diabetes Research Institute and the Race Club. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Cost to be announced. Details: (954) 964-4040 or (800) 321-3437.