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Written by Miami Today on June 1, 2006
The Miami Police Athletic League hosts a breakfast fundraiser with John F. Timoney, chief of the Miami Police Department. All proceeds go to providing support for the youth of Miami. 8:30-10 a.m. at Bank of America Tower, International Place, 100 SE Second Ave., Miami. Business attire. Details: (305) 579-6184 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival, Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery will chant and create a mandala sand painting. Through June 2. Noon at Miami Dade College, 627 SW 27th Ave., Miami. The festival also features lectures and exhibitions through June 22. Free. Details: (305) 237-6163.
Readers Make Leaders hosts a Young Baller reception honoring outstanding youths in Miami Gardens. 7-9 p.m. at Hotel Victor, 1144 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach. Invitation only. Details: (678) 230-8786 or www.readerslead.org
"FEAST AMONG THE GRAPES’
Eat, drink and be merry at the 15th annual Feast Among the Grapes festival. Proceeds benefit the Diabetes Research Institute. The charity event features dozens of South Florida’s top restaurants, live music and dancing. June 3. 8 p.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $85-$175. Details: (800) 321-3437.
A TASTE OF ANDALUCIA
The Taste of Andalucia festival will showcase regional foods from Andalucia, Spain. The weeklong 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.
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
GALA AWARDS DINNER
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its fifth annual gala awards dinner. The event features cocktails, a silent auction and entertainment and honors Miami-Dade County Commissioner Katy Sorenson and Harvey J. Burstein of the Burstein Family Foundation. 6:30 p.m. at Radisson Miami Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. $125. Details: (305) 573-4000.