Calendar Of Events Events
Written by Miami Today on August 28, 2008
The Miami Art Museum presents its longest-running social event with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for local professionals interested in Miami’s growing art scene. 5-8:30 p.m. 101 W. Flagler St. $10 for nonmembers. Details: (305) 375-3000 or www.miamiartmuseum.com.
A CULINARY GATHERING
Easter Seals South Florida celebrates the 20th annual gathering of chefs, showcasing area finest chefs and their cuisine. 6:30-9:30 p.m. The Conrad Miami, 1395 Brickell Ave. $100. RSVP requested. Details: (305) 547-4758 or www.easterseals.com.
Kids and the Power of Work and the North Dade Chamber of Commerce are hosting a complimentary day at the Calder Race Course. 1 p.m. Calder Race Course, 21001 NW 27th Ave., Miami Gardens. RSVP required. Details: (786) 877-0334.
In conjunction with its exhibit "Interama: Miami and the Pan-American Dream," the Historical Museum of Southern Florida will host a lecture and film about the 1960s architectural festival presented by the museum’s historian Paul George and its Moving Image Archive’s Curator Barron Sherer. 3-5 p.m. 101 W. Flagler St. Details: (305) 375-1492 or www.hmsf.org.
The Diveheart, Shake-A-Leg and Miami Active Divers Association will host dinner and a lecture on scuba diving safety exploring realities and misconceptions to benefit the disabled diver program. 6:30 p.m. Shake-A-Leg Miami Sea Base, 2620 S. Bayshore Drive, Coconut Grove. $25 for early registration, $30 at the door. Details: (305) 445-5545 or www.diveheart.org.
The Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, the Pillar Trustees of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce and Rene Ruiz are hosting a luncheon benefiting the children’s hospital. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Rene Ruiz Couture Inc. 2700 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Coral Gables. RSVP required. Details: ( 786) 268-1794.
GOLF CLASSIC KICK OFF
The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Miami kicks off its eighth annual Golf Classic with a party emceed by Jay Rokeach, public address announcer for University of Miami football home games. 6:30-8:30 p.m. La Gorce Country Club, 5685 Alton Road, Miami Beach. RSVP required. Details: (305) 644-0066 ext. 294 or www.bbbsmiami.org.
CUBAN ART LECTURE
Cernuda Arte hosts a lecture by Florida International University professor Juan Martínez on the life and work of Cuban artist Carlos Enríquez. The lecture will cover the second half of the artist’s life. 7-9 p.m. 3155 Ponce de León Blvd., Coral Gables. RSVP required. (305) 461-1050 or www.cernudaart.com