Carlos Albizu University hosts its second Pinnacle of Success Awards Gala. The gala will recognize about a dozen individuals who have made a difference in their professions and in their community in the areas of business, education, government, real estate, not-for-profit, and banking. Proceeds benefit the university's foundation scholarship fund. 6 p.m. at Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne. $500-$10,000. Details: (305) 593-1223 or www.mia.albizu.edu.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center hosts the South Florida Annual Tribute Dinner. The event celebrates the center's 30th anniversary and honors real estate professional and philanthropist Edie Laquer. 6 p.m. at Ritz-Carlton, One Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. RSVP required. $500-$50,000. Details: (310) 772-2426.
The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club hosts the Society of Greater Miami/Adopt-A-Pet Golf Invitational. The event includes live auction, food-tasting, awards ceremony and entertainment. Proceeds benefit Society of Greater Miami /Adopt-A-Pet. 1 p.m. at 19999 West Country Club Dr., Aventura. $200-$5,000. Details: (305) 933-5599 or (305) 749-1815 or www.turnberrygolfinvitational.com.
University of Miami hosts its 15th annual Spring Conference on Clinical Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions. The event includes an open forum, award ceremony, lectures, and more. 7:45 a.m. at Miami Beach Resort and Spa, 4833 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $175-$260. Details: (305) 243-5723.
Vizcaya's Evening Under the Stars Food & Wine Tasting is a fundraising event for the Vizcayans organization to maintain and restore the historic grounds in South Florida. 8 p.m.-midnight at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 250-9133.