Village of Key Biscayne hosts a dedication and reception for the Civic Center Plaza Artwork. The event also includes a public talk with artist Sara Morris. 6:30-9 p.m. at 560 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne. Free. Details: (305) 365-8919.
AROUND THE WORLD
Johnson & Wales University presents the Around the World Dinner Tour and Auction. The event features a champagne reception, silent and live auctions and music. Proceeds benefit programs of the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism. Nov 3. 6 p.m. at 1701 NE 127th St., North Miami. RSVP required. $125. Details: (305) 892-7003.
<6s>MIAMI BLACK TIE
<6p>Educate Tomorrow hosts its second annual Miami Black Tie featuring music, drinks and gourmet food. Nov 3. 7 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $150-$2,500. Details: (305) 303-5890 or www.educatetomorrow.org.
The Community Partnership for the Homeless hosts its fifth annual fundraising gala. 7 p.m. at JW Marriott Hotel Miami, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami. Black-tie attire. $500-$10,000. Details: (305) 329-3042 or www.austinhomeless.org.
Haitian Community Arts Festival is a family day of music, dance arts and crafts and workshops. 1-4 p.m. at Historical Museum of Southern Florida 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.
70th anniversary celebration of the Humane Society of Greater Miami/Adopt-A-Pet features activities for children and demonstrations by the Miami-Dade County's Search and Rescue Team, and a petting zoo. Noon-4 p.m. at The Soffer and Fine Adoption Center, 16101 W. Dixie Hgy., N. Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 749-1820.
Culture in the City presents a lecture on the philosophical views of understanding consciousness. 7:30 p.m. at 2985 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove. $5-$10. Details: (305) 648-0899 or www.cultureinthecity.org.
SLIDES OF CUBA
Miami Dade College features a slide presentation and panel discussion on The Three Havanas: Colonial, Republican and Totalitarian and Vision of Tomorrow's Cuba with architect Nicolás Quintana. 6:30 p.m. at Tower Theater, 1508 SW 8th St., Tamiami. In Spanish only. Free. Details: (305) 643-8706.
Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts a lecture and slide presentation on the history of the Jewish community in Miami Beach. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 101 W. Flagler St., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 375-1492.
Conference on nutrition, fitness, and global health. 9 a.m. at Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 900 NW 17th St., Miami. Free for University of Miami students; $25-$60. Details: (305) 243-3249.