Calendar Of Events Highlights
Written by Miami Today on May 8, 2008
CHARLEE Homes for Children presents An Evening with Carly Simon. The event benefits CHARLEE Homes for Children and includes a VIP reception at 6:30 p.m. and concert by singer Carly Simon at 8 p.m. May 16. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $100-$1,000. (305) 779-9697 or www.charleeprogram.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.
MOON OVER MIAMI
Tigertail Productions presents Moon Over Miami, an annual fundraiser that includes an art auction, food and live entertainment. 8 p.m.-11 p.m. May 17. Ichimura Japanese Garden, 1101 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island. $100. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
The 20th anniversary Catholic Hospice Benefit Gala benefits the patients and families of Catholic Hospice, a non-profit organization. The event includes cocktail, dinner and performance by Arturo Sandoval. 7 p.m. May 31. Hilton Downtown Miami, 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $250. Details: (305) 351-7102 or
South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the 14th annual installation luncheon. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 6. Conrad Hotel, 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami. RSVP required. $75-$1,500. Details: www.sflhcc.com.
Alonzo Mourning Charities benefit dinner. 7 p.m. July 11. InterContinental Hotel Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $350-$500. Details: (305) 476-0095 or amcharities.org.