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Written by on September 28, 2006

Thursday 9/28

   The Mosaic: Jewish Life in Florida exhibit features more than 500 artifacts and photographs, films and a timeline wall of Jewish history in Florida. Various times at Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members, children younger than 6 and on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.

VINTAGE SUITS

   Historical Museum of Southern Florida and ArtCenter/South Florida presents Bathing Suits of America’s Winter Playground, 1898-1921. The window display will showcase more than two decades of vintage bathing suits. Through Oct. 2. Various times at ArtCenter/South Florida, 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.

HUMAN RIGHTS EXHIBIT

   Centro Cultural Español features an exhibition of posters and films related to cultural and human-rights issues. Through Oct. 13. Various times at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677 or www.ccemiami.org.

MULTI-ART EXHIBIT

   The Bakehouse Art Complex hosts an opening reception for the Get to Know Us! All Members Show art exhibition. Through Oct. 14. Noon-5 p.m. at 561 NW 3Second St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-2828.

NEW EXHIBIT

   ArtCenter/South Florida presents the Episode exhibition featuring video and mixed-media artworks from international artists. 7-10 p.m. at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Through Oct. 15. Details: (305) 674-8278.

NEW EXHIBIT

   Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts showcases the Open House exhibit featuring photographs and an installation by José Bechara. Through Oct. 28. 7:30-9 p.m. at 2043 N. Miami Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 576-1804.

NEW EXHIBIT

   The Ketubah Art Exhibition features modern artworks and interpretations of Jewish marriage contracts. Through Oct. 29. Various times at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 573-5900.

MIAMI IN TRANSITION

   Miami in Transition exhibition features more than 50 artworks from 21 local artists. The exhibition highlights the artists’ reactions to the destruction and construction of buildings in Miami. Artists share the loss of Miami’s historic sites while others focus on the city’s future. Through Oct. 29. Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 375-1725.

HOLSTAD EXHIBIT

   The Museum of Contemporary Art features artworks by Christian Holstad. Through Nov. 5. Various times at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Miami. Free. Donations accepted. Details: (305) 893-6211.

MULTI-ART EXHIBIT

   Miami Art Central features Video: An Art, a History, 1965-2005. Taken from the archives of the Centre Pompidou museum in Paris, France, the exhibition also features sculptures and multimedia works by various artists from around the globe. Through Dec. 10. 7-10 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., Miami. Free on Sundays. Details: (305) 455-3333 or www.miamiartcentral.org.

BONIM EXHIBIT

   Jewish Museum of Florida showcases the Bonim exhibition, which features the history of Jewish developers and their influence in Florida. Through March 11. Various times at 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free on Saturdays. Details: (305) 672-5044.

Saturday 9/30

   Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts Family Fun Days. Every Saturday through Dec. 3. 1-3 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.

Thursday 10/5

   The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation features the Grants Program exhibition featuring artworks by 10 artists. Conversations with artists at

   7 p.m. 1018 North Miami Ave., Miami. Exhibition through Nov. 12. Details: (305) 455-3380.

NEW EXHIBIT

   Miami Beach Botanical Garden hosts an opening reception for Invented Worlds, a mixed-media art exhibit by Beth Ravitz. 7:30 p.m. at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Through Oct 10. Free. Details: (305) 673-7256.

Friday 10/13

   Museum of Contemporary Art presents Elusive Signs: Bruce Nauman Works With Light. Through Jan. 7. Various times at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. Free for members, North Miami residents and employees; $3-$5 others. Details: (305) 893-6211.

BOOKS

Thursday 9/28

   Author Diane Setterfield discusses "The Thirteenth Tale." 7:30 p.m. at Books and Books 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

"FUN HOME’

   Author Alison Bechdel discusses her new book, "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic." 8 p.m. at Design Within Reach, 927 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 9/29

   William Cope Moyers discusses how he recovered from his drug addictions in "Broken." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Saturday 9/30

   Author Meg Cabot discusses "How To Be Popular." 3 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"JULIE & JULIA’

   Author Julie Powell discusses how she transformed her life by cooking 524 Julia Child recipes in "Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously." 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Tuesday 10/3

   In "50+ : Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America," author Bill Novelli discusses how retiring Americans can change and influence American policies. 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

COOKBOOK

   Best-selling author Arthur Agatston discusses "The South Beach Diet Parties & Holidays Cookbook." Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. 7-9 p.m. at Books and Books, 933 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 532-3222.

"FINAL EXITS’

   Author Michael Largo will show a slide presentation and discuss his book "Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Thursday 10/5

   Author and dermatologist Loretta Ciraldo discusses "Six Weeks to Sensational Skin: Create the Perfect Skin-Care Routine for Your Freshest Face." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

"DIVA’

   Author Alex Flinn discusses his new book, "Diva." 7 p.m. at Books and Books, 9700 Collins Ave., Bal Harbour. Details: (305) 864-4241.

"THIS TIME I DANCE’

   Harvard graduate, lawyer and author Tama J. Kieves discusses how she changed careers in "This Time I Dance! Creating the Work You Love." 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

BUSINESS

Thursday 9/28

   INTL Consilium hosts a seminar, You Only Live Once: The Outlook for Economic Reforms in a Post-Fidel Cuba, with guest speakers from various universities. 8 a.m. at Conrad Hilton Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. Details: (954) 315-9388 or info@intlconsilium.com.

BUSINESS LUNCHEON

   Rotary Club of Miami hosts a business luncheon meeting with guest speaker Andy Gomez, senior research associate at the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban American Studies. Noon at Rusty Pelican restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. $15 includes lunch. Details: (305) 443-5787.

Friday 9/29

   South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts its 12th-anniversary luncheon featuring guest speaker Donna Shalala, president of the University of Miami. Noon-2 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. $50-$65. Details: (305) 534-1903.

BENEFIT LUNCHEON

   The Public Relations Society of America Miami Chapter hosts its 19th annual Endowment Fund benefit luncheon. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Rusty Pelican restaurant, 3201 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne. Proceeds benefit the Ev Clay/PRSA Miami Chapter Endowment Fund. $25-$50. Details: (786) 295-5498.

Monday 10/2

   Ponce Development Association features guest speaker state Rep. Marco Rubio. Noon at City Cellar, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $17 includes lunch. Details: (305) 443-7973.

Tuesday 10/3

   Florida Foreign Trade Association presents Business Opportunities Between Peru and the USA, a business luncheon and networking event. Noon at Crowne Plaza Hotel, 950 NW Le Jeune Rd., Miami. $25-$30. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.

Wednesday 10/4

   Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce board of governors and trustees luncheon will feature a discussion, Straight Talk About General Motors, with guest speaker Sonia Maria Green, director of Hispanic marketing for General Motors. 11:45 a.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. RSVP by Oct. 2. $50-$60. Details: (305) 577-5433 or www.miamichamber.com.

MEXICO DISCUSSION

   University of Miami’s Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a discussion Mexico: Challenges Facing the Calderón Administration. Guest speakers include Joydeep Mukherji, director of the Sovereign Ratings Group at Standard & Poor’s; Andrew Selee, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC; and Luis Rubio, president of economic research panel Centro de Investigaciones para el Desarrollo in Mexico City. 4:45 p.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Cordoba Room, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Free for students and academics; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707.

BUSINESS DINNER

   South Florida PMI Chapter hosts a dinner meeting. 6 p.m. at Dave and Busters, Dolphin Mall, 1401 NW 12th St., Miami. $29-$39. Details: (954) 208-0086 or www.southfloridapmi.org.

INSTALLATION DINNER

   North Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual installation and awards banquet. Includes cocktail reception, dinner, and silent auction. 6 p.m. at Miami Shores Country Club, 10000 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. RSVP required. $75. Details: (305) 891-7811.

Thursday 10/5

   Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts Business and HR Tune Up! A Day for Skill-Building Update. 8:45 a.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50-$100. Details: (305) 577-5458.

Tuesday 10/10

   Greater Miami and the Beaches Hotel Association’s 12th annual meeting and reception features Senator Ken Pruitt. 4 p.m. at Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP by Oct. 3. Details: (305) 531-3553.

Tuesday 10/17

   Miami Beach Bar Association hosts a luncheon and meeting. Noon at Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. $10-$35. Details: (305) 670-6750.

CHILDREN

Wednesday 10/4

   Author Graeme Base will read from "Uno’s Garden." 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

DANCE

Friday 10/6

   Argentinian Tango. 8 p.m. at University of Miami, Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940.

Thursday 9/28

   Miami Beach Cinematheque screens Michael Haneke’s "Caché." In French with English subtitles. 8:30 p.m. at 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $6-$32. Details: (305) 673-4567.

Friday 9/29

   "The Bridesmaid" and "Familia Rodante" will be screened at the University of Miami’s Bill Cosford Cinema. Through Sunday. Various times at 1111 Memorial Dr., Coral Gables. Cash only. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.com.miami.edu.

FILM FESTIVAL

   17 short films will be featured at Miami Beach Cinematheque’s Environmental Film Festival. Through Sept 30. 8:30 p.m. at 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $6-$32. Details: (305) 673-4567.

Tuesday 10/3

   Stories of child abuse, political prisoners, and death sentences are seen in "The Back of the World." 7 p.m. at Centro Cultura Español, 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677.

Thursday 10/5

   Italian Film Festival features seminars, film screenings, opening reception and an award ceremony. Through Oct. 10. Details: (305) 447-0233.

MUSIC

Thursday 9/28

   The New World School of the Arts High School’s Wind Ensemble will perform to Holst’s First Suite for Military Band and Grainger’s "The Nightingale and the Two Sisters." The Jazz Ensemble will perform music by Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton. 7 p.m. at Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $5-$10. Details: (305) 237-3135 or www.mdc.edu/nwsa.

CLASSICAL CONCERT

   Centro Cultural Español presents The String Trio and Ilona Timchenco playing music by Jose Luis Greco. 8 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 448-9677.

Friday 9/29

   Festival Miami at University of Miami features a master class with The Marcus Roberts Jazz Trio. Free. 1:25 p.m. at Foster Building, Room 206, 5501 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Limited seating. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

JAZZ AT MOCA

   Museum of Contemporary Art presents Jazz at MOCA featuring artist Sammy Figueroa. 8 p.m. at 770 NE 125 St., North Miami. Free. Details: (305) 893-6211.

Saturday 9/30

"LA BOHEME’

   The cast of Miami Lyric Opera will perform Puccini’s "La Boheme." 8 p.m. at Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Also Nov. 10. 8 p.m. at Manuel Artime Theater, 900 SW First St., Miami. $20-$25. Details: (305) 297-3619 or www.miamilyricopera.org.

Wednesday 10/4

   Madrid artist Ismael Serrano performs at Centro Cultura Español.

   8 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. $5-$10. Details: (305) 448-9677.

CLASSICAL CONCERT

   Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music presents a classical concert in celebration of 250th anniversary of Mozart’s and the 100 anniversary of Shostakovich’s birthday. 8 p.m. at University of Miami, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

Thursday 10/5

   A jazz concert tribute to Dizzy Gillespie. 8 p.m. at University of Miami, Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

Saturday 10/7

   Festival Miami at University of Miami features a master class with Broadway performers, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley, and David Loud. Free. 1 p.m. at Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, 5501 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Also on Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. Limited seating. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

CUBAN MUSIC

   University of Miami presents Grammy Award winner and Cuban artist, Albita. 8 p.m. at Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

Sunday 10/8

   Festival Miami at University of Miami presents "Opposite You: A Celebration of Broadway and … Love!" 4 p.m. at Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music, Maurice Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $10-$30. Details: (305) 284-4940 or (305) 284-2438.

Sunday 10/15

   New World Symphony presents Schubert and the Gift of Melody concert. 3 p.m. at Lincoln Theater, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami. $12. Details: (800) 597-3331.

OUTDOORS

Wednesday 10/4

   Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden hosts a moonlight tour and a a night sky-viewing with Southern Cross Astronomical Society. 7-9 p.m. at For members and their guests only. Details: (305) 667-1651.

Friday 10/13

   Junior League of Miami hosts the third annual golf tournament, a charity event to benefit community projects. 7:45 a.m. at Crandon Park Golf Course, 6700 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. $200-$750. Details: www.jlmiami.org.

AWARENESS WALK

   Miami Lighthouse For The Blind and Visually Impaired presents White Cane Safety Day and Walk-a-Thon. 9:30 a.m. Meet at 601 SW 8th Ave., Miami. $5 donation. Details: (305) 856-2288 or www.miamilighthouse.org.

PUBLIC MEETINGS

Thursday 9/28

   Service Awards/Regular/Zoning. 8 a.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

MIAMI BEACH

   Special Master Hearings. 9 a.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3rd floor, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 604-2489.

CITY OF MIAMI

   City Commission. 9 a.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

   Metropolitan Planning Organization. 2 p.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

MIAMI BEACH

   Scott Rakow Youth Center Advisory Board. 4 p.m. at Scott Rakow Youth Center, 2700 Sheridan Ave., Miami Beach.

MIAMI BEACH

   Miami Beach Sister Cities Program. 4 p.m. at City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room, 4th floor, 1700 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 604-2489.

SUNNY ISLES BEACH

   Second Budget Hearing. 6:30 p.m. at Sunny Isles Beach Government Center, David P. Samson Commission Chambers, 18070 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach. Details: (305) 947-0606.

BAY HARBOR ISLANDS

   Historic Structure Survey Workshop. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9665 Bay Harbor Terrace, Bay Harbor  Islands. Details: (305) 866-6241.

SURFSIDE

   Planning and Zoning. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9293 Harding Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 861-4863.

Friday 9/29

   Arbitration Hearing. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Town of Golden Beach, Council Chambers, 1 Golden Beach Dr., Golden Beach. Details: (305) 932-0744.

CITY OF MIAMI

   General Sanitation Employees Retirement Trust. 9 a.m. at GSER Trust Office, 2901 Bridgeport Ave., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 579-6372.

MIAMI BEACH

   Cultural Arts Council/Grants Task Force. 10 a.m. at Tourist and Cultural Development, TCD Conference Room, 555 17th St., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 604-2489.

Monday 10/2

   Sunshine Meeting Incorporation and Annexation Report, commissioners Barbara J. Jordan and Natacha Seijas. 11 a.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Virginia Key Beach Park Trust. 6 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 960-4602.

SURFSIDE

   Tourist Bureau. 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9293 Harding Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 861-4863.

GOLDEN BEACH

   Beach Committee. 7 p.m. at Town of Golden Beach, Council Chambers, 1 Golden Beach Dr., Golden Beach. Details: (305) 932-0744.

Tuesday 10/3

   Sunshine Meeting Taxicab Workshop with Commissioner Dorrin D. Rolle 9:30 a.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Audit Advisory Committee. Noon at Miami Riverside Center, 7th Floor, North Conference Room, 444 SW 2nd Ave., Miami. Details: 305-416-2040.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

   Port of Miami Tunnel Workshop with Joe A. Martinez. 1 p.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Coconut Grove Village Council. 7 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 960-4602.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Historic and Environmental Preservation Board. 3 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 960-4602.

AVENTURA

   Commission. 6 p.m. at Aventura Government Center, 19200 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura. Details: (305) 466-8900.

GOLDEN BEACH

   Special Magistrate. 5 p.m. at Town of Golden Beach, Council Chambers, 1 Golden Beach Dr., Golden Beach. Details: (305) 932-0744.

SURFSIDE

   Education committee. 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 9293 Harding Ave., Surfside. Details: (305) 861-4863.

Wednesday 10/4

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

   CDMP. 9:30 a.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Planning Advisory Board. 7 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 416-2030.

MIAMI GARDENS

   Zoning. 7 p.m. at City Hall, 1515 NW 167th St., Suite 200, Miami Gardens. Details: (305) 622-8000.

GOLDEN BEACH

   Security Committee. 7 p.m. at Town of Golden Beach, Council 1 Golden Beach Dr., Golden Beach. Details: (305) 932-0744.

Thursday 10/5

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

   Regional Transportation Committee Briefings. 2 p.m. at Stephen P. Clark Center, Commission Chamber, 111 NW First St., Miami.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Code Enforcement Board. 5 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 416-2030.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Community Relations Board. 6 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 416-1351.

CITY OF MIAMI

   Labor Negotiations between AFSCME, Local 871, and the City of Miami. 1 p.m. at Labor Relations Office, Conference Room, 444 SW 2nd Ave., Miami.

Friday 10/6

   Civilian Investigative Panel. 2 p.m. at City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3500 Pan American Dr., Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 579-2444.

SPORTS

Thursday 9/28

   University of Miami vs. Virginia Tech. 7 p.m. at Cobb Stadium, University of Miami, 5821 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Details: 1-800-462-2637 or hurricanesports.cstv.com.

Friday 9/29

   Florida Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies. 7:35 p.m. at Dolphin Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. $8-$85. Details: (305) 623-6100 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Saturday 9/30

   University of Miami vs. University of Houston. Orange Bowl, 1505 NW Third St., Miami. Details: (800) 462-2637 or www.hurricanesports.com.

FLORIDA MARLINS

   Florida Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies. 6:05 p.m. at Dolphin Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. $8-$85. Details: (305) 623-6100 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Sunday 10/1

   Florida Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies. 1:05 p.m. at Dolphin Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. $8-$85. Details: (305) 623-6100 or www.ticketmaster.com.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

   University of Miami vs. University of Virginia. 1 p.m. at Cobb Stadium, University of Miami, 5821 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Details: 1-800-462-2637 or hurricanesports.cstv.com.

Friday 10/6

   Florida Panthers vs. Boston Bruins. 7:30 p.m. at BankAtlantic Center, 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

   University of Miami vs. North Carolina State University. 8 p.m. at Knight Sports Complex, University of Miami, 5821 San Amaro Dr., Coral Gables. Details: 1-800-462-2637 or hurricanesports.cstv.com.

Saturday 10/7

   University of Miami vs. University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Orange Bowl, 1505 NW Third St., Miami. Time to be announced. Details: (800) 462-2637 or www.hurricanesports.com.

Wednesday 10/11

   Florida Panthers vs. Carolina Hurricanes. 7:30 p.m. at BankAtlantic Center, 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.

Friday 10/13

   Florida Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Lightning. 7:30 p.m. at BankAtlantic Center, 2555 Panther Parkway, Sunrise. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Thursday 9/28

   Gregory W. Bush, director of the Institute for Public History, will discuss public spaces in South Florida. 6 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

LECTURE

   Books and Books features guest speaker Glenn Garvin of the Miami Herald. 8 p.m. at Books and Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 442-4408.

Friday 9/29

   The Miami-Dade County Hispanic Affairs Advisory Board hosts its Hispanic Role Model and Future Leader of the Year awards luncheon. The event will include an art exhibit and cocktails. 11 a.m. at Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, 3300 SW 27th Ave., Coconut Grove. RSVP by Sept 25. $50-$500. Details: (305) 375-2104.

Saturday 9/30

   The fourth annual Charity Gala for the His House Children’s Home features a silent auction and dozens of artists. 7 p.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $250. Details: (305) 430-0085 or www.hhch.org.

Tuesday 10/3

   Hillel Second Generation is giving free Hebrew lessons for college and graduate students only. Every Tuesday. Various times and venues. Free. Details: (305) 692-8775 or www.h2gonline.org.

Wednesday 10/4

   Culture in the City presents a discussion on Stereotypical Miami. Scholars, business and government leaders will be present to discuss issues and concerns among various races in South Florida. 7:30 p.m. at Academy of Arts and Minds, 3138 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 752-9595.

Thursday 10/5

   Greater Miami Section of the National Council of Jewish Women hosts its annual reunion. The event honors members and a features a screening of "Band of Sisters." Includes dessert reception. Free. Details: (305) 538-4744.

Saturday 10/7

   The Education Fund presents Impact II Idea Expo, a conference for teacher. Guest speaker Marcus Conyers will present workshops on strategies for student learning. Teachers earn 10 professional credits. 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, Conference Center, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $50. Details: (305) 892-5099, ext. 18.

Sunday 10/8

   Carnival Center for the Performing Arts hosts a grand-opening celebration with various performances and the Miami Carnival Parade. Noon -10 p.m. at 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: www.carnivalcenter.org.

Sunday 10/15

   Claws for the Cause is jazz brunch benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami. 11:30 a.m. at Joe’s Stone Crab, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $150. Details: (305) 644-0066.

THEATER

Thursday 9/28

   "Lincolnesque," a comedic play about two brothers — one a struggling writer in Washington, DC, and the other a psychiatric patient who believes he is Abraham Lincoln — will be staged at New Theatre. Through Oct 1. Various times at 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.

Thursday 10/5

   Florida International University presents "Anna In The Tropics." Through Oct. 15. Various times at University Park Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 11200 SW 8th St., Tamiami. $8-$10. Details: (305) 348-3358.

Friday 10/6

   White Orchard Theater presents "Magdalene’s Dreams." 8 p.m. at Coconut Grove Arts and Minds Center, 3138 Commodore Plaza, Coconut Grove. Through Oct. 28. $15-$25. Details: (305) 331-1233.

   

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