Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on May 25, 2006
Sixth annual South Florida Children’s Miracle Network Open benefits Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation. Event features a golf tournament, lunch, and awards dinner. 10:30 a.m. registration and buffet lunch at Greg Norman’s Great White Course, Doral Golf Resort and Spa, Marriott Resort, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. Details: (305) 392-4000.
Miami-Dade County Asian-American Advisory Board presents Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, featuring Asian food and music. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at North Miami Public Library, 835 NE 132nd St., North Miami. Details: (305) 891-5535.
LEAVE A LEGACY
The Florida Compassion Foundation hosts its Leave a Legacy fundraising event featuring South Florida firefighters, the South Florida Symphony, US Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and more. Proceeds go to purchase school supplies and hygiene products for children. 7-11 p.m. at Treetop Ballroom, Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $100. Details: (305) 321-9879.
Various veteran organizations hosts a family event in a tribute to war veterans. Light refreshments and music. The event also features a history lesson of the United States for children. 10-11 a.m. at North Miami Veterans Memorial, 13250 NE Eighth Ave., North Miami. Details: (305) 895-9840.
Arts at St. Johns presents panel discussion on Transforming Our Communities. 4-6 p.m. at Miami Light Project, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 613-2325.
21st National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community features workshops and guest speakers. Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $175. Details: (305) 632-8279
A TASTE OF ANDALUCIA
The Taste of Andalucia festival will showcase regional foods from Andalucia, Spain. The week-long festival features celebrities, Andalucian chefs, flamenco dancers and more. Through June 11. Various times at InterContinental hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 577-1000.
The 2006 Inspire Greatness awards ceremony honors community support and athletes of Special Olympics of Miami-Dade County. Event features music, live auction and artwork and will be hosted by author Dave Barry. 6 p.m. at The Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami.
Torben Riise answers truth and absolute truth questions and what they mean culturally and ethically. 7 p.m. at Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium, 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami. Complimentary wine and cheese. $5-$10. Details: (305) 646-4200 or www.cultureinthecity.org