Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on October 11, 2007
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.
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts a reception in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Four Seasons Hotel, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. Free members; $15 others. Details: (305) 534-1903.
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: email@example.com.
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.
Miami MetroZoo celebrates the eighth birthday of King George, an endangered cheetah at the zoo. 11 a.m. at Miami MetroZoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. Free children younger than two; $9.95-$13.95 others. Details: (305) 255-5551 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies presents a lecture by US Ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad who will be discussing US Policy in the Middle East. 8-10 p.m. at University of Miami, The Miller Center, 105 Merrick Building, 5202 University Dr., Coral Gables. Limited seating. RSVP required. Free. Details: (305) 284-6882 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alliance Francaise presents a lecture by former Secretary General of the Alliance Francaise de Paris Jean Harzic. 7 p.m. Venue to be announced. In French only. $10-$15. Details: (305) 859-8760 or www.afmiami.org.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents The Rare Event, an auction of rare plants and contemporary art. 7-10 p.m. at The Gallery, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. $100-$150. Details: (305) 667-1651, Ext. 3357 or www.fairchildgarden.org.