The Association of Gnostic Anthropology hosts the discussion Mary Magdalene, What the Da Vinci Code Left. 7:30 p.m. at 10501 SW 53rd St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 496-7698.
SOUTH FLORIDA HISTORY
Guest speaker Doug La Rue will lecture and present a documentary, "Preserving South Florida History through Photography, Video and Film." 2 p.m. at Gold Coast Railroad Museum, 12450 SW 15Second St., Miami. $3-$5. Details: (305) 253-0063 or www.goldcoast-railroad.org.
The Miami-Dade branch of the National Association for The Advancement of Colored People hosts An Evening to Remember Another Time In Space with retired NASA astronaut Winston E. Scott. 7 p.m. at Hyatt Regency of Miami, 401 SE Second Ave., Miami. $50-$100 includes dinner and entertainment. Semiformal attire. Details: (305) 685-8694.
TRAVEL AND TOURISM
The Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce hosts its travel and tourism awards luncheon to honor those who have contributed greatly to the tourism industry. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas. RSVP required. $75-$1,000. Details: (305) 695-6834 or email@example.com.
Ponce de Leon Development Association features guest speaker and member of the Citizens' Independent Transportation Trust's Project and Financial Review, Compliance and Oversight, and Community Outreach Committees, Marc A. Buoniconti. Noon at City Cellar, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $16-$17 includes lunch. Details: (305) 443-7973.
The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies hosts a lecture and discussion on The Politics of Oil in Latin America and Cuba with guest speaker Jorge Piñon, former executive of Amoco Oil Latin America. Includes a cocktail reception. 5 p.m. at Casa Bacardi/Olga-Carlos Saladrigas Hall, University of Miami, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 284-6122.
Culture in the City presents a lecture and discussion on Bioethics and Our Oceans. Complimentary wine and cheese. 7:00 p.m. at the Women's Club of Coconut Grove, 2985 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove. $5-$10. Details: (305) 648-0899 or www.cultureinthecity.org.