A fashion show benefiting the breast cancer survivors of Save Our Sisters. The event includes a cocktail reception, silent auction and music. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Miami. $35. Details: www.teamsosmiami.com.
The Miami-Dade Preservation League hosts its monthly meeting at the Deauville Beach Resort designed by Melvin Grossman. 7 p.m. Deauville Beach Resort, 6701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.
Marsha Colbert from the Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserve will talk about wildlife conservation. 7-8 p.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. Details: (305) 235-1668 or www.deeringestate.org.
The Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce celebrates Brazil's independence with a black tie gala. 7 p.m.-Midnight. Four Seasons-Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 361-7831 or www.brazilchamber.org.
Cuban comedian Alvarez Guedes returns to Miami. 8 p.m. Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. Details: www.ticketmaster.com.
CHRON'S AND COLITIS FOUNDATION MEETING
Team Challenge, the endurance training program of the Chron's and Colities Foundation Meeting, will meet to discuss living, and prospering, with the diseases. 10-11 a.m. Whole Foods Market Coral Gables, The Lifestyle Center, 6701 Red Road, Coral Gables. Details: (954) 297-1446 or www.ccteamchallenge.org.
Critically-acclaimed storyteller Diane Ferlatte will spend a day taking audiences through a journey inspired by her African roots. 11 a.m., Miami Lakes Branch Library, 6699 Windmill Gate Road, Miami Lakes. 4 p.m. North Central Branch Library, 9590 NW 27th Ave., Hialeah. Details: (305) 375-2665 or www.mdpls.org.
Learn how to relax, meditate and relieve stress during this six-week course. Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. Deering Estate at Cutler, 16701 SW 72nd Ave., Palmetto Bay. $60. Registration required. Details: (305) 235-1668 ext. 233 or www.deeringestate.org.
ArtCenter/South Florida is offering three, six-week long art classes covering calligraphy, watercolor painting and oil painting. Time and days are course specific. ArtCenter/South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road, Suite 205, Miami Beach. $190 class tuition. Details: (305) 674-8278 or www.artcentersf.org.
DINNER AT THE RITZ
The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne will host an exclusive winemaker's dinner for 32 guests. The evening will features wines from the Azienda Vitivinicola Damilano winery and cuisine prepared by chef Ramon Guerrero. 7:30 p.m. The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne. $110 per person. RSVP required. Details: (305) 365-4286.
PREPARING FOR ETERNITY
The Lowe Art Museum hosts speaker Sue D'Auria for a presentation examining ancient Egyptian's unique burial traditions. Her lecture will cover all aspects of preparation for the voyage to the afterlife including treatment of the body, religious and magical artifacts to accompany the deceased, and the tomb that housed it all. 7 p.m. The Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free with $10 general admission. Details: (305) 284-3535 or www.lowemuseum.org.