Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on April 12, 2007
Miami Dade College hosts the fifth annual Alumni Hall of Fame. The event will honor close to 30 alumni and business leaders. All proceeds will benefit the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund. 6 p.m. at Radisson Hotel Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $250-$15,000. Details: (305) 237-3240.
William Gonzalez presents a slide show of Three Havanas. 8 p.m. at Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408.
The 16th annual Reach for the Stars Gala Auction is a fundraising event for the Actors’ Playhouse. The event includes a live and silent auction and gourmet dining. The event will be hosted by television personality Bob Soper. 6:30 p.m. at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Black-tie optional. $75. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The fourth annual Jim Berry Tennis Classic features a celebrity tennis match, luncheon and live auction. The event host will be Miami television personality Jim Berry. All proceeds benefit the Greater Miami Tennis and Education Foundation, a non-profit organization that funds tennis programs for at-risk youth. 9 a.m. at Royal Palm Tennis Club, 7001 SW 98th St., Pinecrest. Details: (305) 365-2311 or www.jbtc.org.
The Barnacle Historic State Park presents a birthday commemoration of Coconut Grove pioneer and founder of Biscayne Bay Yacht Club, Ralph Munroe, 5-7 p.m. at 3485 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. Details: (305) 442-6866.
A panel discussion on Building A Stronger Constituency for Historic Preservation in Miami. Featured guests include executive director of Dade Heritage Trust Becky Roper Matkov and City of Miami Historic Preservation Planner Ellen J. Uguccioni. 6 p.m. at Miami River Inn, 118 SW South River Dr., Miami. RSVP by April 13. Details: (305) 325-0045 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The U.S. Green Building Council South Florida Chapter and University of Miami School of Architecture features Green Is The New Black: The Emerging Urgency of Sustainable Design. 6:30 p.m. at University of Miami’s School of Architecture, 1215 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284 3439.