ArtCenter/South Florida hosts an art and wine lecture. RSVP required. 7-8 p.m. at 800 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $20. Details: (305) 674-8278 ext. 15.
Coral Gables Community Foundation hosts Greening of the Gables, a gala and fundraising event. Proceeds from the gala will help support the planting of thousands of plants in parks, public rights-of-way and downtown areas. The event includes a cocktail reception, dinner, music, dancing and silent and live auctions. 7 p.m. at The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Black tie. $500-$5,000. Details: (305) 446-9670.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden and the Miami Beach Visitor Center hosts the Five Senses Tour which includes a coach tour to the Redland, lunch and wine-tasting. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Meet at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. RSVP required. $65. Details: (305) 672-1270 or www.mbgarden.org.
The fifth annual South Beach Dachshund Winterfest. Noon on Ocean Drive between 10th and 11th streets. Free. Details: (305) 695-1711.
The Institute of Maya Studies hosts a meeting and lecture on Comparative Ancient Architecture. 8 p.m. at Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6 donation. Details: (305) 235-1192.
University of Miami's School of Architecture hosts Under The Sun-Sustainable Innovations and Traditions symposium promoting green building techniques. Through Jan 27. Various times at 1215 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. $200-$425. Details: (305) 284 3439.
UnitedHealthcare hosts the Golden Apple Award ceremony and the Francisco R. Walker Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year Dinner. 6 p.m. at Sheraton Miami Mart, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $45-$450. Details: (305) 995-3050.