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 email@example.com
The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce celebrates its 50th annual installation and golden anniversary ball. Mayor Manny Diaz will present awards and install the newly elected Board of Directors. 7 p.m. at Grove Isle Hotel and Spa, 4 Grove Isle Dr., Coconut Grove. Black-tie optional. $125-$2,500. Details: (305) 444-7270 or firstname.lastname@example.org
A father's day celebration and lecture on the Florida East Coast Railway. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 152nd St. Free for fathers. Details: (305) 253-0063 or www.goldcoast-railroad.org
The City of Coral Gables hosts a hurricane preparedness workshop. City leaders, police, fire, and other officials will give a step-by-step guide on how to prepare before, during, and after a hurricane. 7 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 460-5205.
<6p>The Health Council of South Florida presents its 38th annual luncheon meeting featuring guest speaker Claude Earl Fox, former administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration for the US Department of Health and Human Services. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $60-$500. Details: Priscilla Pouchet, (305) 592-1452 or email@example.com