Educate Tomorrow Black Tie Event and Silent Auction is a fundraiser to support those who have to leave the foster care system. 7 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. $150. Details: (305) 374-3766.
Putt 4 Paws is a charity golf match to benefit Paws 4 You Rescue, a non-profit organization that saves abandoned or stray dogs. Noon at Calusa Country Club, 9400 SW 130th Ave. $100-$400. Details: (305) 796-1017.
Center for Hemispheric Policy-University of Miami presents a panel discussion on New US Policies For a Changing Latin America. 8 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, Venetian Ballroom, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. Free with identification for academics and students; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-3707 or www.miami.edu/chp.
Miami Beach Bar Association hosts Beach Benevolence Event. The event benefits Miami Children's Hospital and Ayuda: American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad. 6-8 p.m. at Shore Club, Red Room, 1901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. $25. Details: (305) 260-1014.
The 13th annual Halloween Luncheon benefits Voices for Children Foundation, Inc. and an award ceremony. 11:30 a.m. at 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Watson Island. $125-$1,250. Details: www.voices4.org.
US Green Building Council, Miami Chapter, presents a symposium on The Ecology of Concrete: Environmental Best Practices for Design and Construction with Concrete. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at University of Miami, Jorge M. Perez Architecture Center, Glasgow Hall, 1215 Dickinson Dr., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Epilepsy Foundation of Florida hosts its 13th annual Funk, Fashion and Friends. The fundraising event includes a silent auction, cocktails, dessert and dancing. 7:30 p.m. at The Moore Building, 4040 NE Second Ave., Miami. $100-$250. Details: (305) 670-4949 or www.epilepsyfla.org.