Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on March 15, 2007
The 56th annual Miami-Dade County Fair and Exposition features dozens of rides, food, and entertainment. Through April 1. Various times. Details: (305) 223-7060 or www.fairexpo.com.
Dade Heritage Days features various arts and culture events, luncheons, and tours in Miami-Dade County. Various venues. Details: (305) 358-9572 or www.dadeheritagetrust.org.
The Key Biscayne Community Foundation hosts its annual Aqua Party. The fundraising event features raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit the foundation’s grant program and various causes. 7 p.m. at The Island Lagoon, Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church, 160 Harbor Dr., Key Biscayne. $175-$2,500. Details: (305) 361-2770 or www.keybiscaynefoundation.org.
Learn about the history of Southern Florida at the Archeology Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Everglades Outpost Wildlife Refuge, 35601 SW 192nd Ave., Homestead. Free. Details: (305) 245-9180.
ORT America hosts a Family Picnic Day. Proceeds benefit ORT America, a not-for-profit organization that educates individuals through cutting edge education. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Parrot Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. RSVP by March 15. $25-$36. Details: (954) 961-4005 or www.ortamerica.org.
The African American Committee of Dade Heritage Trust presents the ninth annual Women’s History Luncheon. Proceeds benefit the Miami City Cemetery Commemorative Service. Noon at Legion Memorial Park, 6447 NE Seventh Ave., Miami. $25 donation. Details: (305) 635-5130.
Dade Heritage Trust Open House. Noon-5 p.m. at 190 SE 12th Terr., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 358-9572.
Walking Tour of The Kampong. 10 a.m. at 4013 S. Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $10. Details: (305) 442-7169.
Heal a Heart Cocktail Reception is a benefit for Kristi House, a non-profit organization that serves the needs of young victims of sexual abuse. 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Cielo Garden & Supper Club, 3390 Mary St., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $20-$39. Details: (305) 547-6826 or www.kristihouse.org.
Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a panel discussion on Mexico: Political, Economic and Foreign Policy Update. 8 a.m. at Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free for academics and students; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707.
Lowe Art Museum presents Inuit Cultural Night with performance and cocktail reception. Performance at 7 p.m. at Storer Auditorium, University of Miami School of Business, 5250 University Dr., Coral Gables. Reception at 8 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free members and University of Miami students. $10 others. Details: (305) 284-3621.
Inuit Family Art Day features a drum dancing performance, hands-on art activity, games and more. 1-4 p.m. at Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $3. Details: (305) 284-3535.