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Written by Miami Today on December 29, 2005
Miami-Dade Parks, Africa Melody and the Diaspora Arts Coalition present a celebration of Kwanzaa with the sounds of the African drum, highlighting the fifth day of Kwanzaa. Free. Joseph Caleb Auditorium. 5400 NW 22nd Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 636-2350.
BAYFRONT NEW YEAR
Bayfront Park hosts a free New Year’s Eve party. 7 p.m.-midnight. 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 358-7550 or www.bayfrontpark.com.
MIAMI CITY CLUB
Miami City Club offers a four-course dinner, reception, dancing, party favors and champagne on New Year’s Eve. Private VIP rooms also available. $125 per person. Reservations. 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., 55th Floor, Miami. Details: (305) 373-2600.
Antique Festival features dealers from Maine to Florida. $3. Proceeds go to the American Diabetes Association. TY Park, corner of Park Road and Sheridan Street in Hollywood. Details: (954) 561-5792.
ESPA—OLA WAY NEW YEAR
Celebrate the arrival of the New Year by watching the Times Square ball drop on a giant outdoor screen. Free. Along Española Way between Washington and Pennsylvania avenues between 14th and 15th streets, Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-5322 or www.themarketcompany.org.
GABLES STAGE NEW YEAR
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Gables Stage. Enjoy a special performance by Avi Hoffman, the award-winning creator of "The Jewish?" Champagne reception, four-course dinner and live music. Proceeds benefit Gables Stage educational programming. $100. Reservations. 9 p.m. Biltmore Hotel’s 1200 Courtyard Grill, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-8086, Ext. 2431.
The National Anthem Project, a national campaign to teach Americans "The Star-Spangled Banner," rolls into Miami. Free. 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Dolphins Stadium, 2269 NW Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. Details: www.thenationalanthemproject.org.