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Written by on February 28, 2008

Thursday 2/28

   The Wolfsonian-Florida International University presents a lecture on "Living in a Flass House: The Maison De Verre in the Twenty First Century," with architectural historian Robert Rubin. 7 p.m. 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and students; $10 others. Details: (305) 535-2622.

Friday 2/29

   Center for Hemispheric Policy presents a discussion on "A U.S. Perspective on Spain’s Policy towards Latin America," with Deputy Chief of Mission Hugo Llorens.

   8 a.m. Hyatt Regency Coral Gables, 50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables. RSVP required. Free academics and students; $30 others. Details: (305) 284-9918 or www.miami.edu/chp.

FUEL DEBATE

   The Natural Resources Committee & The Going Green Task Force presents a lecture on "Alternative Fuels: Understanding The Public Debate." 11:30 a.m. at Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. $35-$45. Details: www.miamichamber.com/news’and’events/calendar’events.asp?cale’id=820.

FUEL DEBATE

   The Natural Resources Committee & The Going Green Task Force presents a lecture on "Alternative Fuels: Understanding The Public Debate." 11:30 a.m. at Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. $35-$45. Details: www.miamichamber.com/news’and’events/calendar’events.asp?cale’id=820.

Saturday 3/1

   Military and historic aircrafts will fly over the Miami skies at Wings Over Miami Air Museum’s third annual Air Show. The family event will also include skydivers, helicopter rides, and activities for children. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport, 14710 SW 128th St. Free for children younger than five; $6 children five years and older; $12 for adults. Details: (305) 233-5197 or www.wingsovermiami.com.

ASIAN FESTIVAL

   Set at the Fruit & Spice Park, the 19th annual Asian Culture Festival is a family event that includes hundreds of tropical plants and fruits, booths of traditional Asian food, and live entertainment by Chinese lion dancers, dragon boat display, Japanese Taiko drummers and sepak takraw, or Malaysian no-hands volleyball tournament. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Ends March 2. Fruit & Spice Park, 24801 SW 187th Ave., Homestead. Free for children younger than 12; $7 others. Details: (305) 247-5727.

Wednesday 3/5

   Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation presents the 20th annual In the Company of Women, an award ceremony that honors outstanding female leaders in various fields from arts and entertainment to government and law. 6:30 p.m. Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, 3251 S. Miami Ave., Miami. $30-$5,000. Details: (305) 480-1717, Ext. 104.

Thursday 3/6

   University of Miami/Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities hosts the sixth annual Tropical Nights’ Kick Off Party. 7 p.m.-9 p.m. 4141 NE Second Ave., Design District. Proceeds benefit free programs, services and research initiatives for those with autism, their families and professionals who serve them. RSVP required. Details: (305) 284-9126 or www.cardtropicalnights.org.

PEACE & HARMONY

   The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment presents Peace & Harmony Music for a Better World. The fundraising event includes a reception, dinner and concert by Johnny Rodgers and his band. Proceeds benefit The Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment. 6 p.m. Eleanor Segal Hall at Bet Shira Congregation, 7500 SW 120th St., Pinecrest. Limited seating. RSVP by Feb. 29. $175-$12,000. Details: (786) 662-5210.

Friday 3/7

   Zoological Society of Florida presents Feast with the Beasts, a fundraiser to benefit the Zoological Society’s education and conservation programs. 8 p.m. Miami Metrozoo, 12400 SW 152nd St. $175. Details: (305) 255-5551 or www.miamimetrozoo.com.

Saturday 3/8

   The Children’s Bereavement Center hosts Rockin’ on the Green 2008. The event includes cocktails, buffet dinner, dancing and silent auction. Proceeds will go towards The Children’s Bereavement Center. Casual chic. 7 p.m. Ransom Everglades School, 3575 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. RSVP by Feb. 29. $150. Details: (305) 668-4902 or www.childbereavement.org.

FIRE & RESCUE EXPO

   Miami Dade County presents Fire & Rescue Expo 2008. The family event includes food, music, demonstrations and displays. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Tropical Park, 7900 SW 40th St.

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