Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on September 28, 2006
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.