Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 8, 2006
Miami Dade College celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival. The festival features lectures and exhibitions through June 22.Various times at 627 SW 27th Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 237-6163.
Take Stock in Children, a program that improves the lives of children through education, hosts a celebration dinner featuring guest speaker Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. The event awards 100 graduating high school seniors with scholarships. 5 p.m. cocktail reception; 6:30 p.m. dinner at 300 NE 2nd Ave., Bldg 3, Miami. Free. RSVP required. Details: (305) 726-7560.
Miami Child Advocate Network hosts a workshop on volunteering with children in foster care. Learn how to be a friend, a mentor, and an advocate for children. 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Miami Museum of Science and Planetarium, 3280 South Miami Ave., Miami. Includes refreshments. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 638-6861 or Candace.Harney@gal.fl.gov
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
The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its fifth annual awards dinner, featuring cocktails, a silent auction and entertainment and honoring 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.
A gala will be held to support the France Florida Foundation for the Arts. The event features a cocktail reception, dinner and a concert featuring classical guitarist Thibault Cauvin. 7 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel and Country Club, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: (305) 403-4166.
The British American Chamber of Commerce hosts a reception in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th birthday. Queen’s Consul Keith Allan will be guest of honor. 6:30 p.m. at 5250 Fairchild Way, Coral Gables. $49-$59. Details: Roy Yates, (954) 942-7330 or firstname.lastname@example.org