Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on April 10, 2008
The American Jewish Committee 2008 Judge Learned Hand Award Dinner honors Richard J. Lampen, president and CEO of investment banking and brokerage firm Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services. The event also features guest speaker Howard M. Sachar, professor emeritus of modern history, George Washington University. 6 p.m. April 17. Hilton Miami Downtown, Symphony Ballroom, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. RSVP required. $350-$25,000. Details: (305) 670-1121.
LUNCHEON AND FASHION SHOW
2008 Women’s Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters Miracle Makers Luncheon & Fashion Show. 11 a.m. reception and silent auction; noon fashion show and luncheon. April 24. The Biltmore Hotel, Country Club Ballroom, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. RSVP by April 17. Limited seating. $150-$1,000. Details: (305) 644-0066, Ext. 294.
South Florida Urban Ministries presents the fifth annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans Benefit Dinner & Auction. 6 p.m. April 25. The Rusty Pelican, 3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne. $100. Details: (305) 442-8306.
Concert Association of Florida presents The Philharmonia Orchestra of London. 8 p.m. May 1. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $18-$120. Details: www.arshtcenter.org.
University of Miami/Nova Southeastern University Center for Autism and Related Disabilities hosts the sixth annual Tropical Nights. 7 p.m. May 3. The Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Proceeds benefit free programs, services and research initiatives for those with autism, their families and professionals who serve them. Limited seating. $200-$10,000. Details: (305) 284-9126 or www.cardtropicalnights.org.
ANGELS AND STARS
The sixth annual FedEx/St. Jude Angels & Stars Gala includes food, dance and silent auction. The event honors Emilio and Gloria Estefan. 6:30 p.m. May 17. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $350. Details: (800) 603-3602 or www.stjude.org/miamigala.