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Written by Miami Today on July 10, 2008
Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle hosts the Verizon Wireless Florida Clothesline Project. T-shirts on a makeshift clothesline tell stories of abuse and healing by women, children and men who have been affected by domestic violence. The state attorney’s office will also be collecting used and broken cell phones to be refurbished and distributed to victims of domestic abuse. Ends Friday. E.R. Graham Building, 1350 NW 12th Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 547-0535.
Alonzo Mourning Charities presents Golf Classic, where participants can play alongside basketball stars Alonzo Mourning and Dwayne Wade and other notables from sports and entertainment. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Doral Gulf Resort & Spa, 4400 NW 87th Ave., Doral. $1,000-$4,000. Details: (305) 476-0095 or www.zsg.com.
As part of Zo’s Summer Grove (ZSG), Alonzo Mourning Charities presents the Publix ZSG Benefit Dinner. The evening features a silent auction and a special performance by artist Queen Latifah. 7 p.m.-12 a.m. Intercontinental Hotel Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami. $500-$5,000. Details: www.zsg.com.
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden presents annual Mango Festival celebrating the mangos of Africa. The festival will include mango tree sales, mango lectures, a mango auction, displays of more than 200 mangos from Fairchild nurseries, a children’s program that includes a mango puppet show, mango theater, cooking demonstrations and a mango brunch. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Ends Sunday. Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables. Details: www.fairchildgarden.org.
Miami Metrozoo and the South Florida Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers host their annual Bowling for Rhinos charity event with a silent auction. All proceeds benefit three conservation projects in Africa and Asia that help conserve and protect four species of rhinos and hundreds of other endangered animals and plants. 6:30 p.m. Bird Bowl Bowling Center, 9275 SW 40th St. $15 plus $20 in sponsor money. Details: (305) 251-0400, Ext. 238.
Zo’s Summer Grove, Alonzo Mourning Charities, continues with the ZSG Block Party. Alonzo Mourning and Dwyane Wade host this event featuring music, food and entertainment. 1-6 p.m. at the American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Free. Details: www.zsg.com.