Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on May 10, 2007
Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce presents the 11th annual Bob Steinfelder Golf Classic. Noon at Miami Beach Golf Club, 2301 Alton Rd., Miami Beach. $325-$10,000. Details: (305) 674-1300 or miamibeachchamber.com/golf’classic07.php.
The 18th annual GLAAD Media Awards will honor those in the Spanish language media for fair and accurate representation and addressing issues of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. The event will include dinner, cocktails, and awards ceremony. 4:30 p.m. at JW Marriott Miami, 1109 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: www.glaad.org/mediaawards.
NIGHT OF HOPE
The 11th annual Night of Hope is a fundraising event for the HIV Education & Law Project. All proceeds will help provide legal services to the impoverished with HIV/AIDS in South Florida. The event includes silent auction, food and drinks. 6-10 p.m. at Area 57 restaurant, Design District, 5701 NE Second Ave., Miami. $40-$60. Details: (305) 534-9400.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami and the Lowenstein Family host Big Impact Breakfast to raise awareness for mentoring children. 8 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton, One Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 644-0066. Ext. 237.
CELEBRATING VAN GOGH
Art Center/South Florida hosts a lecture on Vincent Van Gogh. The event will also have some of Van Gogh’s favorite fares. 7-9 p.m. at 800 Lincoln Road Gallery, Miami Beach. RSVP required. $20. Details: (305) 674-8278, Ext. 15.
Miami Beach Botanical Garden presents a lecture on the history of bananas in the Indo-Malaysian area and tips on growing bananas locally. Light fare will also be served. 10 a.m.-noon at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 673-7256, Ext. 203 or www.mbgarden.org.
The Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association hosts its 13th annual Inn Key awards luncheon and business expo. 11 a.m. at Hyatt Regency, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. $40. RSVP required. Details: (800) 531-3553 or www.gmbha.org.
The Urban Environment League of Greater Miami hosts its annual meeting and Orchid Awards. The award ceremony will be given to those who have supported the league’s mission of preserving green space and improving the environment and the quality of life in South Florida. 6 p.m. at American Legion Hall, 6450 NE Seventh Court, Miami. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Museum of Contemporary Art hosts Mystery Dates. The event features a cocktail party, music, art show, and will also reveal mystery dinner hosts and venues. Proceeds go towards MOCA’s emerging artists exhibitions. 6-8:30 p.m. at Moca at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26th St., Wynwood. RSVP by May 11. $150-$300. Details: (305) 893-6211, Ext. 37 or 23 or www.mocanomi.org.