Mark Jarzombek from Massachusetts Institute of Technology will be speaking on The Pantheon in Rome and Its Modernity. 6 p.m. at University of Miami, Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall, 1223 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-1563.
Miami-Dade County's Black Affairs Advisory Board's Heritage Planning Committee hosts its seventh annual Pillars Awards Dinner, honoring persons who have made civic or social contributions to their communities. 6:30 p.m. at Biscayne Bay-Downtown Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 1633 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. $55. Details: (305) 375-5730 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Institute of Maya Studies presents a workshop on Maya calendar. 8 p.m. at Miami Science Museum, 3280 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $6 donation. Details: (305) 235-1192. Friday 9/28 ROMAN EMPEROR
New Acropolis Cultural Association presents a lecture on The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. 7:30 p.m. at 320 Miracle Mile, Second Floor, Coral Gables. $5-$7. Details: (305) 461-5758 or www.newacropolis.org.