Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on June 21, 2007
Health Council of South Florida hosts its 39th annual luncheon meeting. The event will feature Lucien L. Leape, founding member of the National Patient Safety Foundation. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $65-$600. Details: (305) 592-1452, Ext. 120.
University of Miami’s Caribbean Literary Studies and Columbia University’s Small Axe, a Caribbean journal, hosts a seminar and symposium on Archaeologies of Black Memory. Through June 29. Various times and venues. Details: (305) 284-3829 or www.as.miami.edu/cls/
The South Florida Home and Family Expo will feature the latest trends and products for the home. The event will include celebrity and dance performances. Through Sunday. Various times at Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach. Free children younger than 12; $5-$9 others. Details: www.homeandfamilyexpo.com.
The Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its sixth annual Gala Awards Dinner. The event will include a silent auction, cocktails, dinner and entertainment. Awards will be presented to the Business of the Year, the Business Person of the Year and the Not-for-profit Organization of the Year. 6:30 p.m. at Radisson Miami Hotel, 1661 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 573-4000 or www.gogaymiami.com.
The Downtown Bay Forum hosts a luncheon meeting and discussion on water shortages. Guest speakers include deputy director of administration for Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department Douglas Yoder, director of Miami-Dade Regional Service Center Jose Fuentes, and executive director of South Florida Regional Planning Council Carolyn Dekle. 11:30 a.m. at Temple Israel of Greater Miami, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. RSVP required. $20-$200. Details: (305) 757-3633.
The Institute of Maya Studies presents a lecture on the Maya system of writing. 8 p.m. at Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6 donation. Details: www.mayastudies.org.
Coral Gables Area Democratic Club hosts a meeting with guest speaker Joe Garcia, who heads the Miami-Dade Democratic Executive Committee. 7 p.m. at Coral Gables War Memorial Youth Center, 405 University Dr., Room 222, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 667-5406, Ext. 347.