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Calendar Of Events Highlights

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Written by on March 20, 2008

GABLES FESTIVAL

   The fifth annual Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida Coral Gables Wine & Food Festival includes food, wine and entertainment. Proceeds benefit The American Lung Association of Florida-South Area’s lung research, education and patient assistance programs and The International Bronchitis Center at The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. 5:30 p.m. for VIP reception; 7 p.m. street festival. March 27. 100 Block of Giralda Avenue, between Ponce de Leon Boulevard and Galiano Street, Coral Gables. $50-$150. Details: (954) 524-4657 or www.coralgableswineandfood.com.

BALI HA’I

   The 14th annual Bali Ha’i at The Kampong, a wine and food event prepared by local chefs, benefits The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden and the South Florida Chapter of the American Institute for Wine and Food. 4 p.m. VIP Preview Party; 8 p.m. Bali Ha’i Party. April 6. 4013 S. Douglas Rd., Coconut Grove. RSVP required. $125-$200. Details: (305) 447-1040 or www.balihaiparty.com.

GLASS CEILING AWARDS

   Jewish Museum of Florida and Bart & Sandy Goldberg Foundation presents the 12th annual Glass Ceiling Awards Reception and Program celebrating accomplishments of Jewish women of Florida. Honorees include Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman; Karen Aronowitz, president of United Teachers of Dade; JoAnn Mason-Parker, US Open and Masters billiards champion; Samantha Joy Brucker, navigational projects, Army Corps of Engineers; and Lisa J. Sirota, chief of staff, Plantation General Hospital. 6:30 p.m. April 6. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. RSVP by March 27. $15-$20. Details: (305) 672-5044, Ext. 3175.

"LA BOHEME’

   Florida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s "La Bohème." April 12-May 4. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $13.75-$178.75. Details: www.arshtcenter.org or www.fgo.org.

MUSEUM FUNDRAISER

   Historical Museum of Southern Florida hosts the eighth annual Croquet and Croquetas. The event includes food, entertainment, estate tours, croqueta tasting, croquet competitions and silent auction. 3 p.m. for VIP reception, 4 p.m. for the main event. April 13. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. $85-$25,000. Details: (305) 375-1614 or www.hmsf.org.

PURSE AUCTION

   Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade County hosts Power of the Purse: Part II, an annual luncheon and silent auction of 100 designer purses donated by local and international artisans and designers. Proceeds benefit Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade County, a non-profit grantmaking organization that funds programs to improve the lives of women and girls. 11 a.m. April 18. Miami Biscayne Bay Hotel, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $125. Details: (305) 441-0506.

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