Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on January 17, 2008
North Dade Regional Library celebrates the 100th anniversary of Alpha Kappa Alpha, a Greek organization established by African-American college women in 1908, with a historical display of objects, books and photographs. The library will also honor the Miami chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Various times. Ends Feb. 3. North Dade Regional Library, 2455 NW 183rd St. Free admission. Details: (305) 625-6424.
The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents a lecture on "An Hour Upon The Stage: The Brief Life of the Federal Theatre," with Pedro Ponce, assistant professor of English at St. Lawrence University. 7 p.m. at 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free. Details: (305) 535-2622.
The 31st annual Art Deco weekend includes a street fair, parade, film screenings, lectures, car show, food and entertainment. Ends Sunday. Details: www.artdecoweekend.com.
The 37th anniversary tour of Lipizzaner Stallions show. 7:30 p.m. at BankUnited Center, 1245 Dauer Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-8686 or www.bankunitedcenter.com.
Beaux Arts Festival of the Art is a juried fine arts show. Saturday and Sunday. University of Miami Campus, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.beauxartsmiami.org.
Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center Groundbreaking. 5:30 p.m. Corner of Brescia Avenue and Hurricane Drive, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 284-2875.
Miami Metrozoo presents Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly, a traveling exhibition. Ends May 11. Various times at 12400 SW 152nd St. Details: (305) 251-0400 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.
The first Tropical Green Festival features lectures and exhibits on green living. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Coral Gables Youth Center, 405 University Dr., Coral Gables and Coral Gables City Hall, 405 Biltmore Way, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 325-0045.
International Chocolate Festival. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 667-1651 or www.fairchildgarden.org.