Artformz Alternative hosts an opening reception for Deviant Behavior, the first National Juried exhibition. The exhibition will feature experimental material art by 26 artists through video, installation, photography, sculpture and painting. The event will also feature music and cocktails. Saturday. 7-10 p.m. at 130 NE 40th St., No. 2, Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 572-0040.
University of Miami hosts an opening reception for Portraying the Self and Domestic Daydreams exhibitions in celebration of Project Space, the school's new gallery in the Wynwood Arts District. Saturday. 7-10 p.m. at University of Miami's Project Space, 2200 NW Second Ave., Miami. Free.
Details: (305) 284-1607.
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts presents Program Four of Ballet Gamonet. Friday-Saturday. 8 p.m. at 174 E. Flagler St., Miami. $25-$50.
Details: (305) 259-9775 or balletgamonet.org.\
Miami Beach Cinematheque presents a discussion with "The Godfather" producer Francis Ford Coppola. Mr. Coppola's new documentary, "CODA: Thirty Years Later," will also be screened. Sunday. 7-9 p.m. at Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach.
Details: (305) 673-4567.
The sixth annual Lou Gehrig's Disease 10K run and 5K run/walk is a fundraising event to benefit the quality of patient care for South Florida patients with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Saturday. 6:30 a.m. Meet near Dinner Key Auditorium, South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. Parking available at SBS Tower, 2601 South Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $10-$30.
Details: (305) 573-0936 or www.alsrecovery.org.
Easter Seals South Florida hosts the 19th annual Festival of Chefs, a food-tasting, competition, and fundraising event. All proceeds will benefit Easter Seals South Florida's Culinary Arts High School Program for young adults with disabilities. The canvas art by Mano will be unveiled and auctioned off. Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. at Conrad Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. $100.
Details: (305) 547-4747.
The Carnival Center for the Performing Arts presents the theatrical play "Twelve Angry Men." Tuesday through May -20. Various times at Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $20-$60.
Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.carnivalcenter.org.
Dance Now! Ensemble will perform intimate dance stories in Donne: Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, Lovers. Friday. 8 p.m. at Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach.
Details: (305) 674-1040 or www.dancenowmiami.org.
The New Philharmonic Orchestra will perform music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, and C.M. von Weber at a Mother's Day Eve concert. An after-concert reception will also be held and meet the artists. Saturday. 7:30 p.m. at St. Martha's Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. $10-$20.
Details: (800) 595-4849.
Mother's Day Butterfly Walk and Picnic. 10 a.m.-noon at Bill Sadowski Park and Nature Center, 17555 SW 79th Ave. RSVP required. $10.
Details: (305) 255-4767.
Mother's Day brunch
The Deering Estate at Cutler hosts a tour and brunch on Mother's Day. Sunday. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Cutler Bay. $55-$65. RSVP required.
Details: (305) 235-1668, Ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden hosts Afternoon Tea at Fairchild. Guests will be seated at tables near Pandanus Lake and enjoy an afternoon tea, sweets, and sandwiches. Sunday. 3 p.m. at 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $27-$37.
Details: (305) 663-8091 or (305) 667-1651.