Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on March 6, 2008
MIAMI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Mercantil Commercebank Romantic Series presents Miami Symphony Orchestra.
8 p.m. March 13. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50-$150. Details: www.arshtcenter.org.
Friends of Art of the Lowe Art Museum at University of Miami presents Spring Into Art 2008. The event includes cocktails, food and silent auction on contemporary art. Cocktail attire. Proceeds benefit Lowe Art Museum and Christine Federighi Art Education Fund. 7 p.m. March 19. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Dr., Coral Gables. $150. Details: (305) 2846756 or www.friendsoflowemuseum.cfsites.org.
Overtown Youth Center’s Annual Fundraiser with Chairperson Jennifer Altman, professional basketball player Alonzo Mourning and his wife, Tracy. Limited tickets. 7:30 p.m. March 15. RSVP by March 11. Overtown Youth Center, 450 NW 14th St., Miami. $100. Details: (305) 349-1204, Ext. 222.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairman Bruno Barreiro, Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and The Miami-Dade County Sister Cities Coordinating Council host a reception and awards presentation. The Miami-Dade County International Citizen of the Year Award will be presented to Coral Gables Mayor Don Slesnick, and The Walter Loy Service Award to Walter A. Loy, dean and chair emeritus, Sister Cities Coordinating Council. All proceeds benefit the Miami-Dade County Sister Cities Program. 5:30 p.m. March 20. Port of Miami. RSVP by March 14. $50. Details: (305) 375-5280.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami celebrates its 50th anniversary with the Big Event 2008, a fundraising event where all the proceeds go toward Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami. The event includes cocktails and auction. Limited seating. 7:30 p.m. March 22. Legends Ballroom at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $750-$50,000. Details: (305) 644-0066 or www.wementor.org.
The Fillmore Miami Beach at The Jackie Gleason Theater presents Kenny G. 8 p.m. March 26. 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $46.50-$66.50. Details: (305) 673-7300 or www.ticketmaster.com.